Apple TV received an update this afternoon, adding dedicated apps for MLB.TV and NBA League Pass, along with AirPlay enhancements and some other minor updates.
Dan Ackerman talks to Ross Paul from MLB.TV about a new download from the PlayStation Network that will allow customers to stream MLB games through the PS3.
PlayStation 3 owners will be able to view live broadcast streams as baseball continues to expand number of devices that offer streaming video of games.
MLB.tv's new iPhone application features live MLB scoreboards and actively updated highlights from completed games and games in progress.
For some fans who subscribed to Major League Baseball's online package, watching the first games of the 2007 season was a study in aggravation.
Today's iOS 4.3 update brings MLB.TV and NBA League Pass to Apple TV. It could indicate Apple is taking a more app-like approach to its living room device and does mean it is turning its "hobby" into a more serious undertaking.
Subscribers to MLB.tv package can now watch all games through the iPhone app. Nonsubscribers still get one free game per week.
Yahoo Sports will show live and on-demand ball games for a fee; MLB.tv will get Yahoo ads. What's not to like? Oh, that's right, all the kerfuffle over at Yahoo.