CINCINNATI, Ohio – As the city of Cincinnati prepares to roll out the red carpet for the 2015 MLB All-Star Game, FOX Sports Ohio is pleased to announce special Cincinnati Reds and MLB All-Star programming starting Monday, July 6 and airing all day, every day leading up to the All-Star Game on FOX (on Tuesday, July 14) and through Thursday, July 16.
Starting Monday, July 6, the network will air "All-Star Live," featuring live coverage of MLB All-Star Week in Cincinnati. Beginning Thursday, July 9, All-Star Live, as well as Reds Live pre- and post-game shows, will anchor live from MLB FanFest at the Duke Energy Center. FOX Sports Ohio’s Reds broadcasters Jeff Piecoro and Brian Giesenschlag will host All-Star Live featuring Jim Day, Chris Welsh and Jeff Brantley.
Additional programming highlights include:
· Spotlight programs
o Spotlight: Pete Rose â two-hour program featuring a Jim Day interview with Pete Rose premieres Mon., July 6 at 10:30 p.m.
o Spotlight: Cincinnati All-Star History â hour-long special showcasing the history of the All-Star Game in Cincinnati debuts Tues., July 7 at 10:30 p.m.
o Spotlight: Pete Rose and Ray Fosse â It’s been 45 years since Rose and Fosse collided at home plate during the 1975 All-Star Game. We look back at this historic All-Star moment with interviews with Rose and Fosse, debuting Wed., July 8 at 10:30 p.m.
o Spotlight: 1975 World Series â The ’75 series was a thriller that brought the city a championship 40 years ago. Debuts Wed., July 8 at 11:00 p.m.
o Spotlight: 1990 Reunion â After 25 years, the 1990 Championship team reunites to celebrate. Premieres Fri., July 10 at 10:30 p.m.
· Replays of the 1975 World Series Games
o Game 2 - Mon., July 6 at 2:30 p.m.
o Game 3 - Tues., July 7 at 2:30 p.m.
o Game 5 - Wed., July 8 at 2:30 p.m.
o Game 7 - Thurs., July 9 at 2:30 p.m.
· Replay of the 1988 All-Star Game played at Riverfront Stadium â tune in Tue., July 14 at 2:30 p.m.
· Reds Memories - Watch the one-hour-and-30 minute show Sat., July 11 at 9:30 a.m.
· 1970 All-Star Film - 30-minute show looking back at historic All-Star Game at Riverfront Stadium – Mon., July 6 at 5:30 p.m.
· 1990 World Series Film - Reds 1990 World Series highlights debuts Fri., July 10 at 11 p.m.
· 1976 World Series Film - Reds 1976 World Series highlights premieres Wed., July 8 at 11:30 a.m.
· 1975 World Series Film â Reds 1975 World Series highlights debuts Wed., July 8 at 2:00 p.m.
See the following page for premiere schedule and details. All programs will replay on FOX Sports Ohio.
"As the proud television home of the Cincinnati Reds, FOX Sports Ohio is excited to have the MLB All-Star Game coming to Ohio," stated Francois McGillicuddy, Senior Vice President and General Manager of FOX Sports Ohio and SportsTime Ohio. "We are pleased to highlight the Reds and feature the city of Cincinnati through this special weeklong lineup of additional programming on FOX Sports Ohio."
Fans are encouraged to stop by the FOX Sports Ohio area at the MLB FanFest at the Duke Energy Center. The area will feature a two-story structure, featuring the FOX Sports Ohio All-Star Live set and the FOX Sports Ohio Photo Zone.
Baseball fans can also continue to get extensive Cincinnati All-Star coverage on FOXSportsOhio.com, including features, exclusive videos, photos and more. Follow @FOXSportsOH on Twitter, FOX Sports Ohio on Facebook and FOX Sports Ohio on Instagram with the hashtag #FSOAllStar.