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TV

/ 58 days ago

US Open Cup final stages to air for free on MLS Season Pass

The quarterfinals, semifinals, and final of the 2024 US Open Cup will be available for free on MLS Season Pass from Apple. The tournament only has seven games remaining as we enter the last eight of the competition. This announcement is significant for several reasons. On one hand, the US Open Cup has another streaming […]

Podcast

/ 81 days ago

Why aren't fans signing up for MLS Season Pass?

We jump into reading the feedback from soccer fans throughout the United States and our analysis and experience about why soccer fans are not signing up for MLS Season Pass, fifteen months after the service launched on Apple TV. Has MLS moving to Apple left the door wide open for USL, NWSL, and EPL to […]

News

/ 82 days ago

MLS chief reveals stance on foreign leagues playing in USA

It's rare to see executives from MLS attending games in foreign leagues. With this in mind, eagle-eyed viewers who watched last Saturday's game between RB Leipzig and Borussia Dortmund may have spotted a familiar face in the crowd. TV cameras zoomed in on MLS Commissioner Don Garber high-fiving RB Leipzig executives during the East German […]

TV

/ 90 days ago

Apple adding FIFA Club World Cup could help MLS Season Pass

Apple is in talks with FIFA to acquire the global broadcast rights to 2025's FIFA Club World Cup in the United States. If the deal between FIFA and Apple goes through later this month, the FIFA Club World Cup could be the rocket fuel that MLS (Major League Soccer) needs to drive subscriptions to MLS […]

Apple TV

/ 152 days ago

MLS Season Pass has silenced a lot of dissenting voices

Apple's partnership with Major League Soccer has been a game changer, but have you noticed the impact it has had on the MLS Season Pass voices who cover the games? One of the benefits to Major League Soccer of bringing all of the production of games in-house is that it has complete control over the […]

Apple TV

/ 157 days ago

MLS and Apple make MLS Season Pass budget cuts

Major League Soccer has reduced the number of commentators and analysts calling games on MLS Season Pass in 2024. The MLS Season Pass budget cuts are part of a business effort to reduce costs after spending on production costs exceeded expectations last year, sources told World Soccer Talk. In total, 18 people have been cut […]

Apple TV

/ 160 days ago

'Nobody watched me on Apple TV+,' says Jon Stewart

Popular talk show host Jon Stewart has spoken about his experience at Apple TV+ and his impending return to cable TV. His experience at Apple TV+ made him feel like no one was watching. His words shed light on potential concerns for the tech giant ahead of several weeks of major milestones for the platform. […]

American Soccer

/ 169 days ago

MLS earns less TV revenue than bottom 2 relegated EPL teams

The Premier League is the undisputed worldwide leader when it comes to generating television revenue in soccer. After all, the English division not only brings in the most money, but they dominate other significant leagues. A previous report even showed that relegated English teams in 2022 earned higher broadcasting funds than champions of other European […]

Apple TV

/ 172 days ago

Apple releases Leagues Cup details for MLS Season Pass

Apple is ready for another busy season of Major League Soccer on MLS Season Pass in 2024, and that includes the second edition of the Leagues Cup. The competition involves every team in Major League Soccer and Liga MX. Played fully in MLS venues in the United States, the revolutionary competition made headway last year. […]

Apple TV

/ 173 days ago

MLS Season Pass FAQ for 2024: Latest Updates

Major League Soccer and Apple TV are in year two of the MLS Season Pass era. The one-stop streaming platform for all things MLS returns, and there are several important changes for MLS Season Pass in 2024. Hence, the reason why we've created this MLS Season Pass FAQ for you to keep you informed. MLS […]

Apple TV

/ 186 days ago

MLS Season Pass available on Apple Vision Pro headset

MLS Season Pass is one of many apps that'll be featured when the Apple Vision Pro headset launches on February 2, 2024. The headset is Apple's first 3D camera, capable of using augmented and virtual reality. While details about how the MLS Season Pass app will work within the headset are unavailable at press time, […]

Apple TV

/ 220 days ago

Garber admits MLS Season Pass deal with Apple could pose risk

MLS Commissioner Don Garber has admitted that MLS' revenue share agreement with Apple for MLS Season Pass contains risk. In a recent keynote address at the Columbia Sports Management Conference, Garber explained Major League Soccer's exclusive global streaming deal with Apple in more detail. "It's a partnership, and that's the most different aspect of it," […]

Apple TV

/ 264 days ago

How to get the most out of Apple TV: Tips and tricks

With the vast majority of MLS games moving exclusively onto the Apple TV platform from 2023 through 2032, it's dramatically changed the way many American fans watch soccer. But whether you're watching soccer or your favorite show or movie, Apple TV still might feel new and overwhelming to you. Not to worry – we've got […]

Apple TV

/ 278 days ago

Apple omitting US Open Cup from Messi film makes no sense

Apple did not feature the US Open Cup in its recent docuseries Messi Meets America. It provided a heavy focus on the highlights of Messi's Leagues Cup win and his foray into Major League Soccer. However, there was no mention of the oldest soccer competition in the United States. The nonsensical decision may have come […]

Apple TV

/ 279 days ago

MLS excludes US Open Cup from Messi Meets America docuseries

The producers behind Messi Meets America are not planning on including any footage or mentions of the US Open Cup in the docuseries, World Soccer Talk has learned. Episodes one through three, released October 11 on Apple TV+, cover the period from Lionel Messi's arrival at Inter Miami until the Leagues Cup Final where Miami […]