CBS Television Network will air two NWSL regular season games, as well as the championship game, during the 2022 campaign, the league announced Wednesday. Paramount+ will also live stream these three matches.
CBS Sports Network will air 11 regular season games as well as three playoff games (one quarter-final and both semi-finals). Paramount+ will have exclusive streaming rights to 96 regular season games in the United States, while Twitch will exclusively stream another 24 regular season games in the United States.
Twitch will broadcast all matches live internationally.
The season begins April 29 with a game between expansion team Angel City FC and North Carolina Courage on CBS Sports. CBS Television Network will air its first game, NJ/NY Gotham FC vs. San Diego Wave FC, on June 19, followed by Washington Spirit vs. Wave FC on September 10. The championship game is scheduled for October 29.
“We look forward to kicking off an exciting new regular season in the NWSL, with our 137 games available to stream to viewers in the United States and around the world,” interim CEO Marla Messing said in a statement. “This historic 10th campaign represents an exciting milestone for our sport, and we have a lot to thank for helping us make the NWSL a fixture in professional football.”
Check out the full broadcast schedule, which includes updated game times for four contests, here.
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