The National Women’s Soccer League Thursday announced its 2017 broadcast schedule with Lifetime, which includes 25 games. Broken down, that will be 22 regular-season matches as well as three playoff contests (both semifinals and the league championship).
So, including the playoffs, Lifetime will show 25 matches.
Sky Blue FC is slated to be televised four times as part of the NWSL Game of the Week on Lifetime, visiting the Houston Dash in its first appearance on the weekly series Saturday, May 13.
The New Jersey club will be featured in one home contest and two additional road fixtures. Sky Blue FC will host Houston May 20 before traveling to North Carolina Courage July 1 and Orlando Pride August 12.
Featuring play-by-play announcer Jenn Hildreth, analyst Aly Wagner, host and sideline reporter Dalen Cuff as well as select appearances by analyst and sideline reporter Kate Markgraf, the game of the week will air every Saturday beginning at 3:30 p.m. ET with a 30-minute pregame show leading up to kickoff at 4 p.m. ET.
The games also will be available for live and on-demand streaming via the Lifetime iOS and Android apps and online at MyLifetime.com. In addition, international fans outside of the United States can watch live and on-demand streaming of the Game of the Week via NWSLsoccer.com.
2017 NWSL Broadcast Schedule:
(All times ET)
|Date||Pregame||Kickoff||Home Team||Visiting Team|
|Saturday, April 15, 2017||2:30 PM||3:00 PM||Portland Thorns FC||Orlando Pride|
|Saturday, April 22, 2017||3:30 PM||4:00 PM||Orlando Pride||Washington Spirit|
|Saturday, April 29, 2017||3:30 PM||4:00 PM||Portland Thorns FC||Chicago Red Stars|
|Saturday, May 06, 2017||3:30 PM||4:00 PM||Chicago Red Stars||Houston Dash|
|Saturday, May 13, 2017||3:30 PM||4:00 PM||Houston Dash||Sky Blue FC|
|Saturday, May 20, 2017||3:30 PM||4:00 PM||Sky Blue FC||Houston Dash|
|Saturday, May 27, 2017||3:30 PM||4:00 PM||Houston Dash||Seattle Reign FC|
|Saturday, June 03, 2017||3:30 PM||4:00 PM||North Carolina Courage||FC Kansas City|
|Saturday, June 17, 2017||3:30 PM||4:00 PM||Chicago Red Stars||Washington Spirit|
|Saturday, June 24, 2017||3:30 PM||4:00 PM||Orlando Pride||Houston Dash|
|Saturday, July 01, 2017||3:30 PM||4:00 PM||North Carolina Courage||Sky Blue FC|
|Saturday, July 08, 2017||3:30 PM||4:00 PM||North Carolina Courage||Seattle Reign FC|
|Saturday, July 15, 2017||3:30 PM||4:00 PM||Portland Thorns FC||North Carolina Courage|
|Saturday, July 22, 2017||3:30 PM||4:00 PM||Chicago Red Stars||Orlando Pride|
|Saturday, August 05, 2017||3:30 PM||4:00 PM||Portland Thorns FC||Houston Dash|
|Saturday, August 12, 2017||3:30 PM||4:00 PM||Orlando Pride||Sky Blue FC|
|Saturday, August 19, 2017||3:30 PM||4:00 PM||North Carolina Courage||Washington Spirit|
|Saturday, August 26, 2017||3:30 PM||4:00 PM||Seattle Reign FC||Portland Thorns FC|
|Saturday, September 02, 2017||3:30 PM||4:00 PM||Orlando Pride||Boston Breakers|
|Saturday, September 09, 2017||3:30 PM||4:00 PM||Orlando Pride||Seattle Reign FC|
|Saturday, September 23, 2017||3:30 PM||4:00 PM||Houston Dash||Chicago Red Stars|
|Saturday, September 30, 2017||3:30 PM||4:00 PM||Portland Thorns FC||Chicago Red Stars|