SI TV on Amazon

Sports Illustrated TV (SI TV) will launch as an Amazon Prime add-on subscription channel tomorrow, Thursday, November 16.

SI TV is Time Inc.’s second streaming network. Last year, Time introduced People/Entertainment Weekly (PEN), since renamed People TV, an extension of its People and Entertainment Weekly brands.

Time’s new network will offer 130 hours of on-demand programming, including documentaries, documentary series, weekly studio shows, TV shows and sports movies.

Documentary series will include The Vault, revisiting Sports Illustrated magazine stories dating back to 1954; and SI: Under the Cover, focusing on subjects currently profiled in the magazine.

Weekly studio shows will include The Crossover, “a basketball lifestyle show” hosted by writers Matt Dolinger and Rohan Nadkarni; Planet Futbol, “a deep dive into the sport around the globe,”  hosted by soccer writer Grant Wahl; and The Line (working title), “an entertaining and informative show about sports wagering and daily fantasy.”

SI Now, a daily show now available on, will also be included.

SI TV’s movie library will include such classic dramas as Rocky (1-5), Kickboxer (1-5), Bad News Bears (1975), Eight Men Out and Rollerball (1975); and documentaries including Michael Jordan: Come Fly with Me, Racing Dreams, America’s Parking Lot, In Football We Trust and Brooklyn Castle.

The channel’s “Original Series” section will include a series on the first-ever open casting call for the 2018 SI swimsuit issue, as well as swimsuit shows dating as far back as 1994.

Amazon Prime members can subscribe to SI TV for $4.99 per month after a seven-day free trial.

The channel is available online at and via the Amazon Prime Video app for compatible TVs and other devices.

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A former local beat reporter and film critic, co-founder Lawrence Greenberg has more than 25 years’ experience as a writer and public relations executive.

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