Kansas City NWSL Announces Local Television Broadcast Partner NWSL KC

Kansas City NWSL Announces Local Television Broadcast Partner

KCTV/KSMO becomes the Official Home of KC NWSL through the 2023 season

KANSAS CITY (June 9, 2021) – Kansas City NWSL has announced a multi-year agreement with KCTV/KSMO to become the official local television broadcast partner of the club through the 2023 season. As part of the agreement, KCTV/KSMO will broadcast eight matches locally during the 2021 campaign, as well as serve as the home of KC NWSL’s national broadcast on Sunday, June 20 against the Portland Thorns.

“The entire KCTV team has been been incredibly enthusiastic and supportive from day one,” said Chief Operating Officer Amber Cox. “From the announcement of the team in December to our match last Sunday, KCTV has shown a consistent commitment to keeping fans up-to-date on the team’s progress, both on and off the pitch. It’s been proven time and again that when women’s sports receives coverage, fans tune in. We’re thrilled to make these matches available via our local partner for the best fans in NWSL.”

Following the club’s national broadcast on CBS versus Portland on June 20, KC NWSL will be featured locally on Friday, July 2 at 6 p.m. CT when the team travels to New Jersey to face NJ/NY Gotham FC. KCTV/KSMO’s full slate of the club’s match-ups are included below. Local broadcasts will feature Aly Trost, who will provide analysis and color commentary, along with play-by-play commentator Brad Porter.

“Everyone at KCTV5/KSMO is thrilled to be the official broadcast partner of KC NWSL,” said Charlie Henrich, Vice President and General Manager of KCTV and KSMO. “In Kansas City we love to support our teams, and we are so proud to bring our viewers unmatched access and coverage of these world-class athletes as they kick off their inaugural season!”

Since the club’s announcement just over 180 days ago, KC NWSL has experienced incredible support from the community. Recording over 3,000 seats on deposit in the first month, the team has averaged approximately 5,000 fans in its first two home matches. For tickets and information, vist KCWoSo.com

2021 Kansas City NWSL Broadcast Schedule

Games and times are subject to change. All times listed are Central Time.

DATE

HOME

VISITOR

STADIUM

TIME

Sun., June 20

Portland Thorns*

Kansas City NWSL

Providence Park

3 p.m.

Fri., July 2

NJ/NY Gotham FC

Kansas City NWSL

Red Bull Arena

6 p.m.

Sun., July 11

OL Reign

Kansas City NWSL

Cheney Stadium

6 p.m.

Sun., Aug. 1

Portland Thorns

Kansas City NWSL

Providence Park

2 p.m.

Sun., Aug. 8

Racing Lousiville

Kansas City NWSL

Lynn Family Stadium

2 p.m.

Sat., Aug. 14

Kansas City NWSL

OL Reign

Legends Field

7 p.m.

Sun., Sep. 26

Washington Spirit

Kansas City NWSL

Segra Field

4 p.m.

Sat., Oct. 2

Kansas City NWSL

Houston Dash

Legends Field

7 p.m.

Sat., Oct. 16

Chicago Red Stars

Kansas City NWSL

SeatGeek Stadium

7 p.m.

*National broadcast

KCTV/KSMO becomes the Official Home of KC NWSL through the 2023 season

KANSAS CITY (June 9, 2021) – Kansas City NWSL has announced a multi-year agreement with KCTV/KSMO to become the official local television broadcast partner of the club through the 2023 season. As part of the agreement, KCTV/KSMO will broadcast eight matches locally during the 2021 campaign, as well as serve as the home of KC NWSL’s national broadcast on Sunday, June 20 against the Portland Thorns.

“The entire KCTV team has been been incredibly enthusiastic and supportive from day one,” said Chief Operating Officer Amber Cox. “From the announcement of the team in December to our match last Sunday, KCTV has shown a consistent commitment to keeping fans up-to-date on the team’s progress, both on and off the pitch. It’s been proven time and again that when women’s sports receives coverage, fans tune in. We’re thrilled to make these matches available via our local partner for the best fans in NWSL.”

Following the club’s national broadcast on CBS versus Portland on June 20, KC NWSL will be featured locally on Friday, July 2 at 6 p.m. CT when the team travels to New Jersey to face NJ/NY Gotham FC. KCTV/KSMO’s full slate of the club’s match-ups are included below. Local broadcasts will feature Aly Trost, who will provide analysis and color commentary, along with play-by-play commentator Brad Porter.

“Everyone at KCTV5/KSMO is thrilled to be the official broadcast partner of KC NWSL,” said Charlie Henrich, Vice President and General Manager of KCTV and KSMO. “In Kansas City we love to support our teams, and we are so proud to bring our viewers unmatched access and coverage of these world-class athletes as they kick off their inaugural season!”

Since the club’s announcement just over 180 days ago, KC NWSL has experienced incredible support from the community. Recording over 3,000 seats on deposit in the first month, the team has averaged approximately 5,000 fans in its first two home matches. For tickets and information, vist KCWoSo.com

2021 Kansas City NWSL Broadcast Schedule

Games and times are subject to change. All times listed are Central Time.

DATE

HOME

VISITOR

STADIUM

TIME

Sun., June 20

Portland Thorns*

Kansas City NWSL

Providence Park

3 p.m.

Fri., July 2

NJ/NY Gotham FC

Kansas City NWSL

Red Bull Arena

6 p.m.

Sun., July 11

OL Reign

Kansas City NWSL

Cheney Stadium

6 p.m.

Sun., Aug. 1

Portland Thorns

Kansas City NWSL

Providence Park

2 p.m.

Sun., Aug. 8

Racing Lousiville

Kansas City NWSL

Lynn Family Stadium

2 p.m.

Sat., Aug. 14

Kansas City NWSL

OL Reign

Legends Field

7 p.m.

Sun., Sep. 26

Washington Spirit

Kansas City NWSL

Segra Field

4 p.m.

Sat., Oct. 2

Kansas City NWSL

Houston Dash

Legends Field

7 p.m.

Sat., Oct. 16

Chicago Red Stars

Kansas City NWSL

SeatGeek Stadium

7 p.m.

*National broadcast

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