NBCUniversal’s California Stations Offer MLB Special on FAST Channels

California Opening Day 2023 on NBCUniversal Local's FAST channels
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NBCUniversal Local’s free, ad-supported streaming news channels Noticias Telemundo California, NBC Los Angeles News and NBC San Diego News are behind the bilingual Major League Baseball special California Opening Day 2023. It premieres March 30 at 12:30 p.m. PT. 

The one-hour show is a joint production between KNBC-KVEA Los Angeles and KNSD-KUAN San Diego, with contributions from KNTV-KSTS San Francisco and NBC Sports Bay Area. It will offer season previews for the Los Angeles Dodgers, San Diego Padres and San Francisco Giants, including news, analysis, reporting and interviews.

Mario Solis, KNBC sports anchor, hosts. KVEA sports anchor Saul Rodriguez, KNBC anchor and reporter Jonathan Gonzalez, KNSD sports anchor Derek Togerson and KUAN anchor Rigo Villalobos are among the on-air talent that will appear in the special. 

Noticias Telemundo California can be watched on Samsung TV Plus and The Roku Channel. NBC Los Angeles News is on Peacock, Samsung TV Plus, Roku and Xumo Play. NBC San Diego News is on Samsung TV Plus, Rookie and Xumo Play. 

NBCU Local’s FAST channel portfolio includes 11 NBC local news channels, four Telemundo regional news channels and LX News. ■

Michael Malone

Michael Malone, senior content producer at B+C/Multichannel News, covers network programming, including entertainment, news and sports on broadcast, cable and streaming; and local broadcast television. He hosts the podcasts Busted Pilot, about what’s new in television, and Series Business, a chat with the creator of a new program, and writes the column “The Watchman.” He joined B+C in 2005. His journalism has also appeared in The New York Times, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Playboy and New York magazine.