Your Guide To Watching All-Star Game Festivities On TV

Jul 13, 2015

Here’s how to see the Home Run Derby and All-Star Game, all the live national TV specials from Great American Ball Park, Reds features on Fox Sports Ohio, and TV appearances by Barry Larkin, Johnny Bench, Pete Rose and more baseball stars today and Tuesday.

Rose will be on “MLB Whiparound – All-Star Game at the Park” live 5-6 p.m. Monday and Tuesday on Fox Sports 1 cable from Great American Ball Park. He’ll join Joe Buck and Hall of Famer Frank Thomas on the “Fox All-Star Pregame Show” 7 p.m. Tuesday on Fox (Channel 19), before going on the field when Fox airs the “Franchise Four” and four “Greatest Living Players” during the pregame ceremony.

Here’s how to see all the baseball fun on TV:

MONDAY

6-10 a.m., ESPN2: “Mike & Mike” live from Moerlein Lager House with guests Barry Larkin at 7:10 a.m.; Major League Baseball Players Association executive director Tony Clark at 7:30 a.m.; former Braves pitcher John Smoltz at 8:10 a.m.; American League All-Star manager Ned Yost from the Kansas City Royals at 8:30 a.m.; and MLB Chief Baseball Officer Joe Torre at 9:10 a.m.

6 a.m., Fox Sports Ohio: 1988 All-Star Game from Riverfront Stadium.

10 a.m.-noon, FSO: “All-Star Live” from FanFest.

5 p.m., ESPN:  “Baseball Tonight” from Great American Ball Park.

5 p.m., Fox Sports 1: “MLB Whiparound – All-Star Game at the Park” with live reports from Great American Ball Park with Pete Rose, Frank Thomas, Ken Rosenthal and Kevin Burkhardt.

5-7 p.m., FSO: “All-Star Live” from FanFest.

7 p.m., ESPN:  “Baseball Tonight” again from Great American Ball Park.

8 p.m., ESPN: Home Run Derby live from Great American Ball Park with announcers Chris Berman, Aaron Boone and John Kruk on the third base side of the field, and Karl Ravesch, Curt Schilling, Buster Olney and Tim Kurkjian on the first base side.

10 p.m. (approximate), ESPN: Taco Bell All-Star Legends & Celebrity Softball game taped Sunday at Great American Ball Park.

TUESDAY

6-10 a.m., ESPN2: “Mike & Mike” live from Moerlein Lager House with guests Johnny Bench at 7:10 a.m.; National League Manager Bruce Bochy from the San Francisco Giants manager at 8:40 a.m.; and Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred at 9 a.m.

9 a.m., FSO: 1975 World Series Game 7.

Noon, FSO: "Spotlight: Todd Frasier"

12:30 p.m., FSO: "Spotlight: Pete Rose" Jim Day's two-hour interview with Pete Rose.

2:30 p.m.: 1988 All-Star Game from Riverfront Stadium.

3-7 p.m., WXIX-TV/Channel 19: “Baseball’s Big Blast” local special from Great American Ball Park.

5 p.m., Fox Sports 1: “MLB Whiparound – All-Star Game at the Park” with live reports from Great American Ball Park with Pete Rose, Frank Thomas, Ken Rosenthal and Kevin Burkhardt.

5 p.m., ESPN:  “Baseball Tonight” from Great American Ball Park.

5 p.m., FSO: "Spotlight: 1975 World Series.”

6 p.m., FSO: "Spotlight: Cincinnati All-Star History."

7 p.m., WXIX-TV, Fox: “All-Star Game Pregame Show” Fox airs the “Franchise Four” and four “Greatest Living Players” revealed in pregame ceremony. Pregame telecast also features Marty Brennaman narrating a “History of Cincinnati Baseball.”

7-8 p.m., WLWT-TV/ Channel 5: “Cincinnati’s All-Star Celebration” local special.

7:30 p.m., WXIX-TV, Fox: 86th All-Star Game with Fox announcers Joe Buck, Harold Reynolds, Tom Verducci, Erin Andrews and Ken Rosenthal.