MLB 2021 TV Coverage (Worldwide)

MLB Broadcasting TV channelsMajor League Baseball shortly known as MLB, is one of the most popular native American sports competition in United States. The tournament features large number of thrilling contests and as a result attracts so many viewers throughout the campaign. According to stats, MLB’s title deciding fixture averaged 9.78 million watchers across the 6 encounters. Although the competition mainly attracts the fans from the American regions and is overshadowed by the game of cricket in UK and some parts of Asia, it still has lots of followers in different parts of the planet. In this content, we will list out all the broadcasting TV channels and sources which air MLB games in various countries.

United States and Canada:

Before heading towards the rest of the world, lets have a look at the broadcasting options within the host nations of the competition. In US, the TV right is shared by multiple television channel networks. ESPN Network, Fox Sports Network, TBS and MLB Network, all these channels share the right and each of them broadcast a portion of the competition live. Among the Canadian ones, the English language broadcasting right is shared by Sportsnet and TSN while the French version coverage are available through RDS and TVA Sports.

Country Broadcasting Network or Channels Coverage Details (Short Description)
United States of America ESPN Network (ESPN, ESPN2) Exclusive Coverage of Monday, Wednesday, Sunday Night, Opening Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Home Run Derby, Potential Tiebreaking Games, 1 Wild Card Match
Fox Sports Saturday Afternoon Fixtures (12), World Series, All Star Game
FS1 Saturday Afternoon Encounters (40), Division Series (2), League Championship Series (1)
TBS Sunday Afternoon Matches, Division Series (2), League Championship Series (1), Wild Card Match (1)
MLB Network Non-exclusive MLB Network Showcase Games (26), Division Series (2), Simulcast Matches from Local Networks
Canada Sportsnet, Sportsnet One, Sportsnet 360 All Toronto Blue Jay Matches, FOX Saturday Baseball, All Star Game, Post season, Simulcast Other Games from US regional networks
TSN Sunday Night Baseball, Monday Night Baseball, Wednesday Night Baseball
TVA Sports Blue Jay (Select Matches), Other US based MLB sides (Select Matches)
RDS SNB, MNB, WNB, 50% Post Season Coverage (French Version), World Series

Americas:

The following chart presents the MLB broadcasting TV channels of the American region or countries (South America, Mexico, Central America, Caribbean) excluding USA and Canada.

Country or Region Broadcasting TV Channels or Sources
Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay (South America) Fox Sports International, ESPN International
Caribbean – Anguilla, Antigua & Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados,, Belize, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Dominica, Falkland Islands, French Guiana, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Martinique, Montserrat, Saba, St Barthelemy, St Eustatius, St Lucia, St Kitts and Nevis, St Vincent, Suriname, Tortola, Trinidad & Tobago and Turks & Caicos ESPN International
Aruba, Bonaire, Curacao, St. Maarten TeleCuracao, ESPN International
Brazil Fox Sports International, ESPN International
Colombia Telecaribe, Fox Sports International, ESPN International
Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua (Central America) Fox Sports International, ESPN International
Dominican Republic CDN 2 Sportsmax, Fox Sports International
Mexico Televisa, Fox Sports International, ESPN International
Panama RPC, TVMAX, Fox Sports International, ESPN International
Puerto Rico WAPA Deportes
Venezuela TLT TVA, Fox Sports International, ESPN International

Asia, Pacific and Oceania:

Country or Region Broadcasting TV Channels or Sources
Australia, New Zealand ESPN Australia
Brunei, Cambodia, East Timor, Guam, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Laos, Macau, Malaysia, Micronesia, Mongolia, Myanmar, New Caledonia, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam Fox Sports Asia
China Tencent, Guangdong TV (GDTV), Jiangsu TV (JSTV), Liaoning TV (LNTV), Tianjin TV (TJTV), China Education TV, Fox Sports Asia
Cook Islands, Fiji, French Polynesia, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, New Zealand, Palau, Samoa, Tahiti, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu, Western Samoa ESPN Pacific Rim
Japan TBS, NHK, J Sports, DAZN
Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan Viasat Sport East
South Korea MBC Sports+, MBC ON
Taiwan FTV, Fox Sports Asia

Europe:

Country or Region Broadcasting TV Channels or Sources
Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Russia, Ukraine Viasat Sport East
Austria, Germany, Luxembourg, Liechtenstein, Switzerland DAZN, Sport1
Bosnia & Herzegovina, Croatia, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia, Slovenia (Balkans) TV Arena Sport
Cyprus, Greece, the Netherlands, Turkey Fox Sports Europe
Czech Republic O2 Sport
Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden (Scandinavia) Viaplay
France, Monaco, Andorra beIN Sports France
Italy, Malta, San Marino DAZN
Spain Movistar+
UK (England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland) and Ireland BT Sport – ESPN

Middle East and Africa:

Country or Region Broadcasting TV Channels or Sources
Afghanistan, Algeria, Bahrain, Cape Verde, Chad, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, South Sudan, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, Yemen (MENA) beIN Sports Middle East
Israel Sport 5, Fox Sports Europe
Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burundi, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo Democratic Republic, Congo Republic, Ivory Coast, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mayotte, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Reunion, Rwanda, Sao Tome & Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, St. Helena, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Western Sahara, Zanzibar, Zambia, Zimbabwe (Sub-Saharan Africa) Fox Sports Africa
Madagascar beIN Sports France
Mauritius Fox Sports Africa, beIN Sports France

MLB Online Streaming Options in USA and Canada:

  • US based viewers who love to watch MLB actions via online streaming can enjoy all the national level televised MLB fixtures through AT&T TV Now, Sling TV as well as YouTube TV as each of them gives access to ESPN network channels, Fox, FS1, TBS and MLB Network.
  • Hulu+ Live TV is another online streaming option which contains all the national level MLB broadcasting channels except MLB Ntwork.
  • MLB.tv a specialty service for the alluded competition, offers the viewers All Team Pass, Single Team Pass and Offseason Package costing 121.99 USD, 93.99 USD and 24.99 USD (subject to change) respectively.
  • Canadian viewers can catch the actions by subscribing DAZN and the service charges 20 CAD per month and 150 CAD per year.
  • SN NOW and SN NOW+ provide plenty of actions and are the best online streaming platforms for the Canada based followers. SN NOW costs 19.99 CAD per month. On the other hand, SN NOW+ has multiple sign up options. The service makes the subscribers pay 9.99 CAD per week, 27.99 CAD per month and 249.99 CAD per year.

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