Fox Sports Detroit announces 2016 TV schedule; every Tigers game to be televised
Every game on the Detroit Tigers' much-anticipated 2016 regular-season schedule will be televised, including 152 originated by FOX Sports Detroit, six games on FS1 and two selected for the FOX Saturday Baseball Game of the Week.
FOX Sports Detroit's coverage of the Tigers, presented by Belle Tire, leads off with six spring training games, followed by the April 6 home opener against the New York Yankees. Coverage on Opening Day begins at 10:00 a.m. with back-to-back replays of our season preview and is followed by a two-hour pre-game show.
Tigers fans continue to receive quality and comprehensive coverage from FOX Sports Detroit, which has earned 113 Michigan Emmys since 2000, including 22 for Tigers programming. The network's extensive baseball lineup in 2016 includes TIGERS LIVE, which will air before and after every telecast. Our pre- and postgame shows are typically an hour long.
The Season Preview premieres on March 31 at 12:30 p.m.
"We are counting down the days until the 2016 season. The anticipation surrounding the Tigers is off the charts," said Greg Hammaren, senior vice president and general manager of FOX Sports Detroit. "Everyone at FOX Sports Detroit looks forward to the privilege of delivering daily episodes of Tigers baseball - and continuing to bring another level of expertise and excitement for what is the most captivating reality show on television."
The Tigers will be on FOX Saturday Baseball on June 11 at the New York Yankees and June 18 at the Kansas City Royals. The games will receive regional coverage on WJBK-FOX 2 in Detroit and other FOX network affiliates throughout Tigers territory.