HARRISON, NJ (March 15, 2023) – The National Women’s Soccer League and its clubs today announced the television and streaming schedule for the 2023 season, including the CBS Network Television broadcasts of both the 2023 UKG NWSL Challenge Cup Final on Sept. 9 and the 2023 Ally NWSL Championship in primetime at 8 p.m. ET on Saturday, Nov. 11. Ally Financial Inc., a financial services company with the nation’s largest all-digital bank and the NWSL’s official banking partner, will serve as the title sponsor of all matches across CBS platforms.
CBS Sports’ multiplatform coverage, presented by CarMax, will feature all 176 NWSL matches this season, including the CBS Television Network shining a national spotlight on Gotham FC’s away match against Racing Louisville FC on Saturday, July 18.
Gotham’s match on July 18 will serve as one of the league’s six matches on the CBS Television Network in addition to the two Gotham FC matches slated to appear on CBS Sports Network and eight of the club’s matches airing on Paramount+, Paramount Global’s subscription streaming service. All six selected NWSL matches on the CBS Television Network will also stream live on Paramount+.
CBS Sports Network will air 23 matches across the regular season, playoffs and the Challenge Cup. Paramount+ will exclusively stream all additional NWSL matches live in the U.S, with a select number of those matches also streaming live on the CBS Sports Golazo Network, which launches on Tuesday, April 11.
As part of its exclusive coverage this season, Paramount+ will stream all six matches on the final day of the regular season as part of the league’s first-ever Decision Day.
In addition, all 2023 regular season and Challenge Cup matches will be streamed live internationally for free on NWSLSoccer.com. Match replays, highlights and additional NWSL produced content will also be available on NWSLSoccer.com. Additional international distribution information will be released prior to season kickoff.
Last week, the NWSL announced a partnership with Canadian sports broadcaster TSN to distribute NWSL matches, including the 2023 NWSL Championship, across its network in Canada this season. Live match coverage will air [in English] across TSN, TSN.ca, TSN+ and the TSN app.
Gotham FC, with Newmarket, Ontario native Victoria Pickett, will be featured on TSN’s streaming platform for the club’s season opener against Angel City FC on March 26. In total, TSN+ will stream 58 matches throughout the 2023 season. TSN will also air both semifinal matches of the 2023 NWSL playoffs as well as the 2023 NWSL Championship.
Gotham FC’s schedule of national broadcast games for the 2023 season can be found below.
Gotham FC will announce the slate of local broadcast games at a later date.
*Note: all home matches are in bold