The 2017 MLB playoffs start on Tuesday, October 3 with Wild Card Round. The Divisional playoff round starts Thursday, October 5. The League Championship Series will begin Friday October 13. The American League Championship will be televised on FOX/FS1 and the National League Championship will be televised on TBS. The 2017 World Series starts Tuesday October 24, 2017 and will be televised on FOX.