MAJOR LEAGUE PICKLEBALL AND ESPN2 REACH EXCLUSIVE DISTRIBUTION AGREEMENT FOR MLP’S 2023 PREMIER LEVEL SUPER FINALS, MONDAY, JUNE 19, AND TUESDAY, DEC. 12
Tennis Channel to Showcase Challenger Level Super Finals, Monday, June 19, and Sunday Championships of Both MLP SAN CLEMENTE Events
Live Event Coverage to Also Be Provided by T2, Tennis Channel Streaming, and MLP’s Official YouTube Channel
Major League Pickleball today announced linear and streaming distribution partners for the remainder of the league’s 2023 live event schedule, highlighted by ESPN2’s exclusive live coverage of both Season One and Two’s Premier Level Super Finals, Monday, June 19, at 9 p.m. ET, and Tuesday, Dec. 12, at 2 p.m.
Additionally, Tennis Channel and its fleet of linear and streaming networks will provide coverage of Season One and Two’s Challenger Level Super Finals – Monday, June 19, and Tuesday, Dec. 12 – along with full Sunday championship action of all remaining 2023 events.
The Super Finals will crown the season champion for both the Premier and Challenger Levels. The two top performing teams of each level – based on the results of a season’s three events – will earn a berth to the Super Finals.
Streaming coverage of Tournament Play (Thursday-Saturday) for all 2023 MLP events can be found on Tennis Channel Streaming and MLP’s official YouTube Channel.
A full breakdown of event coverage follows and tickets for next month’s MLP SAN CLEMENTE event can be purchased here:
Season One (All Times Eastern)
MLP SAN CLEMENTE:
Thu., June 15-Sat., June 17
- TOURNAMENT PLAY ON TENNIS CHANNEL STREAMING AND MLP YOUTUBE (MLPYT)
Sun., June 18
- 1 P.M.: PREMIER LEVEL SEMIFINAL #1 ON TENNIS CHANNEL AND MLPYT
- 3 P.M.: PREMIER LEVEL SEMIFINAL #2 ON T2, TENNIS CHANNEL STREAMING AND MLPYT
- 7:30 P.M.: PREMIER LEVEL FINALS ON TENNIS CHANNEL AND MLPYT
Mon., June 19
- 6 P.M.: SEASON ONE CHALLENGER LEVEL SUPER FINALS ON T2, TENNIS CHANNEL STREAMING AND MLPYT
- 9 P.M.: SEASON ONE PREMIER LEVEL SUPER FINALS EXCLUSIVELY ON ESPN2
Season Two (All Times Eastern)
- THU., SEPT. 21-SAT., SEPT. 23: TENNIS CHANNEL STREAMING AND MLPYT (TOURNAMENT PLAY)
- SUN., SEPT. 24: TENNIS CHANNEL (PLATFORMS TBA) AND MLPYT (PREMIER & CHALLENGER LEVEL FINALS)
- THU., NOV. 2-SAT., NOV. 4: TENNIS CHANNEL STREAMING AND MLPYT (TOURNAMENT PLAY)
- SUN., NOV. 5: TENNIS CHANNEL (PLATFORMS TBA) AND MLPYT (PREMIER & CHALLENGER LEVEL FINALS)
- THU., DEC. 7-SAT., DEC. 9: TENNIS CHANNEL (PLATFORMS TBA) AND MLPYT (TOURNAMENT PLAY)
- SUN., DEC. 10: TENNIS CHANNEL AND MLPYT (PREMIER & CHALLENGER LEVEL FINALS)
- TUE., DEC. 12: TENNIS CHANNEL AND MLPYT (MLP SEASON TWO CHALLENGER LEVEL SUPER FINALS)
- TUE., DEC. 12: ESPN2, 2 P.M. (MLP SEASON TWO PREMIER LEVEL SUPER FINALS)