New-look Spirit will headline national broadcasts three times this season.
Washington, D.C. (03/15/2023) – The Washington Spirit announced today that three of its home matches will broadcast on national television via CBS and CBS Sports Network, and all other matches will stream on Paramount+ this season.
The first nationally-televised Spirit match will air on CBS on Saturday, May 6 in a rematch of last year’s nationally-broadcast game in which the Spirit defeated San Diego Wave FC in a thrilling 4-3 result. CBS Sports Network will air the Wednesday, May 10 UKG NWSL Challenge Cup match-up against the Orlando Pride and the Sunday, September 3 match against the Chicago Red Stars. All three of Washington’s nationally televised matches will take place at Audi Field.
The Spirit’s remaining 25 regular season and UKG NWSL Challenge Cup matches will stream exclusively on Paramount+ in the United States. NWSL matches will also be televised on TSN in Canada in 2023. Three Spirit road matches will broadcast in Canada via TSN Linear and TSN+ in 2023.
U.S. Nationally Broadcast Matches:
|Saturday, May 6||San Diego Wave FC||1 p.m.||CBS|
|Wednesday, May 10||Orlando Pride (CC)||7:30 p.m.||CBS Sports Network|
|Sunday, September 3||Chicago Red Stars||5 p.m.||CBS Sports Network|
Canada Broadcast Matches:
|Friday, June 23||@ Portland Thorns FC||10:30 p.m.||TSN Linear|
|Saturday, August 19||@ Houston Dash||8:30 p.m.||TSN+|
|Friday, October 6||@ OL Reign||10 p.m.||TSN+|
The full Washington Spirit broadcast schedule can be found here. The league’s full streaming and television schedule can be found here.
The Spirit opens the 2023 regular season hosting OL Reign on Sunday, March 26 at Audi Field. The club announced earlier this offseason that all 14 home matches will be played for the first time at Audi Field in Buzzard Point, ensuring players and fans alike access to a facility befitting a professional club. Fans can secure tickets now to all 2023 home matches with a season membership. Available here, the season membership grants fans access to priority seating, an exclusive Trinity Rodman bobblehead, invitations to special events throughout the season and more. Single game tickets are also on sale now.
About The Washington Spirit
The Washington Spirit is the professional women’s soccer team based at Audi Field in Washington, D.C. Launched in 2012, the Spirit plays in the National Women’s Soccer League, the premier women’s soccer competition in North America. For more information about the Spirit, visit WashingtonSpirit.com and follow the club on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.