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NWSL announces national, team broadcast schedules for 2022

(Andy Mead/USA TODAY Sports)

The NWSL announced Wednesday the television and streaming schedule for the upcoming 2022 season – its 10th anniversary season – scheduled to begin Friday, April 29, in Los Angeles. That season opener between Angel City FC and the North Carolina Courage will air on CBS Sports Network at 10:30 p.m. ET.

CBS will air two regular season matches, as well as the 2022 NWSL Championship. CBS Sports Network will air 11 regular season games and three playoff games while Paramount+ will play host to the entirety of the 96-game regular season.

For the international audience, all matches will be streamed live on Twitch.

“We are eager to kick off yet another thrilling regular season in the NWSL, with all 137 of our matches available to broadcast viewers in the U.S. and around the world,” said interim CEO Marla Messing. “This landmark 10th campaign represents an exciting milestone for our sport, and we have many to thank for helping us establish the NWSL as a premier fixture in professional soccer.”

“We are proud to be a part of the NWSL’s 10th season,” said Dan Weinberg, EVP, Programming, CBS Sports. “This milestone season features a strong schedule with over 100 matches across CBS, CBS Sports Network and Paramount+. We look forward to bringing fans a slate full of exciting matchups, capped off by the championship match on CBS and Paramount+.”

Regular-season broadcast schedule:

  • Friday, April 29: Angel City FC vs North Carolina Courage at 10:30 p.m. on CBSSN
  • Friday, May 13: Portland Thorns FC vs. OL Reign at 10:30 p.m. on CBSSN
  • Friday, May 27: Orlando Pride vs Washington Spirit at 7 p.m. ET on CBSSN
  • Wednesday, June 8: San Diego Wave FC vs. Portland Thorns FC at 10 p.m. on CBSSN
  • Sunday, June 19: NJ/NY Gotham FC vs. San Diego Wave FC at 4 p.m. on CBS
  • Saturday, July 2: Orlando Pride vs. Racing Louisville FC at 7 p.m. on CBSSN
  • Friday, August 5: Portland Thorns FC vs. North Carolina Courage at 10:30 p.m. on CBSSN
  • Sunday, August 14: Angel City FC vs. Chicago Red Stars at 8 p.m. on CBSSN
  • Wednesday, August 17: Houston Dash vs. NJ/NY Gotham FC at 8:30 p.m. on CBSSN
  • Friday, August 19: Kansas City Current vs. Angel City FC at 8 p.m. on CBSSN
  • Saturday, September 10: Washington Spirit vs. San Diego Wave FC at 1 p.m. on CBS
  • Sunday, September 11: NJ/NY Gotham FC vs. Kansas City Current at 6 p.m. on CBBSN
  • Wednesday, September 21: Angel City FC vs. Washington Spirit at 10:30 p.m. on CBSSN

*All times ET