DirecTV sponsoring commercial-free show on MLB Network


MLB Network will debut “Solid 60 presented by DirecTV,” a 60-minute block of highlights, updates and live look-ins telecast commercial-free, on Friday, April 9th at 9:30 pm ET.

MLB Network’s Greg Amsinger and Harold Reynolds will host the debut segment, taking viewers around the league at the time of day with the most games in progress. Solid 60 will air within “MLB Tonight,” MLB Network’s live nightly studio show, regularly on Friday nights throughout the 2010 Championship Season.

“Solid 60 showcases the essence of MLB Tonight in a one-hour format and demonstrates our commitment to providing comprehensive coverage of all 30 MLB Clubs,” said Tony Petitti, President and CEO of MLB Network.

MLB Tonight, the signature program of MLB Network during the regular season, airs live beginning at 6:00 pm ET until the final MLB game of the night ends each Monday through Friday, featuring live look-ins of games in progress, updates, highlights, reporting and analysis.