MLS Red Bulls, MSG Networks Extend TV Deal; Crew Sign With TWC
MSG Networks and the MLS Red Bulls today announced that they have reached a multiyear extension that keeps MSG Networks as the club's regional TV home. MSG Networks, which has held the team's local TV rights since '96, will telecast 22 of the Red Bulls' 34 regular season games, including pregame and postgame coverage. The remaining 12 games will air nationally on ESPN and NBC Sports Group outlets.
Meanwhile, the MLS Crew today formally announced a multiyear TV rights deal with Time Warner Cable SportsChannel. The net will carry 33 of the team's 34 regular-season games, with one match airing on NBCSN. The deal includes pre- and post-match coverage (THE DAILY).