TBS will be the exclusive home of the National League throughout the 2021 MLB Postseason, beginning with the National League Wild Card presented by Hankook Tire – St. Louis Cardinals at Los Angeles Dodgers – Wednesday, Oct. 6, at 8 p.m. ET.
The 106-win Dodgers – who posted the most wins of any Wild Card team since the format’s inception – will begin their quest to become the first repeat World Series Champions since the 1998-2000 New York Yankees when they host the surging St. Louis Cardinals (23-9 record since Sept. 1) and sluggers Nolan Arenado and Paul Goldschmidt, with the winner moving on to play the N.L. West Champion San Francisco Giants in a best-of-five National League Division Series. Brian Anderson (play-by-play) will be joined by MLB on TBS analyst Ron Darling and reporter Lauren Shehadi to call the N.L. Wild Card Game.
The MLB Postseason Pre-Game Show on TBS presented by Rocket Mortgage will begin the network’s postseason coverage at 7 p.m., featuring Hall of Famer Pedro Martinez, N.L. MVP Jimmy Rollins and 16-year MLB veteran Curtis Granderson joining host Ernie Johnson. The studio team will also offer postgame analysis on The Postseason Show on TBS presented by Hyundai, with studio coverage originating from a brand new studio for this year’s Postseason.
The network’s upcoming postseason schedule and production notes follow.
National League Division Series & National League Championship Series Notes
- The network’s exclusive coverage of the National League Division Series (NLDS) presented by Good Sam will begin Friday, Oct. 8, with the MLB Postseason Pre-Game Show ahead of game coverage.
- TBS will also exclusively televise the National League Championship Series (NLCS) presented by loanDepot, beginning Saturday, Oct. 16, with Game 1 of the best-of-seven series.
- The MLB Postseason Pre-Game Show on TBS will be presented by GMC during the NLCS.
Live streaming coverage of all MLB Postseason games airing on TBS will be available via http://www.tbs.com and the Watch TBS App. Fans will be able to access the games whenever and wherever they desire by logging in with the username and password provided by their TV service provider. Additionally, all MLB on TBS Postseason game telecasts will be available in Spanish via SAP.
2021 National League Wild Card on TBS – Programming Schedule
|Date||Time (ET)||Game/Commentators (Play-by-Play, Analyst & Reporter)|
|Wed., Oct. 6||7 p.m.||Postseason Pre-Game Show on TBS presented by Rocket Mortgage
Ernie Johnson, Pedro Martinez, Jimmy Rollins & Curtis Granderson
|8 p.m.||NL Wild Card presented by Hankook Tire
St. Louis Cardinals vs. Los Angeles Dodgers
Brian Anderson, Ron Darling & Lauren Shehadi
|Postgame||The Postseason Show on TBS presented by Hyundai
Johnson, Martinez, Rollins & Granderson