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WNBA and CBS Sports agree to multi-year TV partnership

Published on April 22, 2019

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The WNBA and CBS Sports announced a multi-year partnership beginning with the upcoming 2019 season. The network will feature national coverage of 40 live WNBA games in primetime and on weekends, beginning on Saturday, May 25 when the Minnesota Lynx host the Chicago Sky at 8 p.m. ET.

“Through our partnership with CBS Sports Network, the WNBA is joining an elite lineup of premium sports programming,” NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said in a statement. “We thank CBS Sports for making such a meaningful commitment to women’s basketball and for providing another platform to showcase the world-class athletes of the WNBA.”

The league also has a broadcast agreement with ESPN that includes a schedule of 16 regular-season telecasts with three games on ABC, two on ESPN, and 11 on ESPN2. The 2019 WNBA All-Star Game will be broadcast on ABC on Saturday, July 27 from Las Vegas.

The 23rd season of the WNBA tips off Friday, May 24.

2019 CBS WNBA Schedule (all times Eastern)

Saturday, May 25 Minnesota at Chicago 8:00 PM
Tuesday, May 28 Indiana at Connecticut 7:00 PM
Wednesday, May 29 Seattle at Minnesota 8:00 PM
Friday, May 31 Seattle at Atlanta 7:30 PM
Wednesday, June 5 Chicago at Washington 7:00 PM
Thursday, June 6 Las Vegas at Atlanta 7:00 PM
Friday, June 7 Dallas at Indiana 7:00 PM
Tuesday, June 11 Washington at Connecticut 7:00 PM
Thursday, June 13 Indiana at Dallas 8:00 PM
Friday, June 14 Seattle at Washington 7:00 PM
Los Angeles at Phoenix 10:00 PM
Tuesday, June 18 Washington at Los Angeles 10:30 PM
Thursday, June 20 Phoenix at Dallas 8:00 PM
Washington at Las Vegas 10:00 PM
Friday, June 21 Los Angeles at Seattle 10:30 PM
Tuesday, June 25 Minnesota at Indiana 7:00 PM
Thursday, June 27 Las Vegas at Los Angeles 10:30 PM
Friday, June 28 Indiana at Phoenix 10:00 PM
Saturday, June 29 Indiana at Las Vegas 10:30 PM
Tuesday, July 2 Atlanta at Minnesota 8:00 PM
Friday, July 5 Indiana at Dallas 8:00 PM
New York at Phoenix 10:00 PM
Wednesday, July 10 Minnesota at Chicago 9:00 PM
Friday, July 12 Dallas at Seattle 10:00 PM
Saturday, July 13 Las Vegas at Washington 7:00 PM
Friday, July 19 Washington at Indiana 7:00 PM
Wednesday, July 31 Atlanta at Indiana 7:00 PM
Thursday, Aug. 1 Phoenix at Connecticut 7:00 PM
Thursday, Aug. 8 Indiana at Washington 7:00 PM
Friday, Aug. 9 Connecticut at Minnesota 8:00 PM
Chicago at Las Vegas 10:30 PM
Saturday, Aug. 10 Atlanta at Indiana 3:00 PM
Wednesday, Aug. 14 Connecticut at Phoenix 10:00 PM
Friday, Aug. 16 Los Angeles at Chicago 8:00 PM
Atlanta at. Phoenix 10:00 PM
Thursday, Aug. 22 Indiana at Los Angeles 10:30 PM
Friday, Aug. 23 Las Vegas at Connecticut 7:30 PM
Wednesday, Sept. 4 Dallas at Connecticut 7:00 PM
Thursday, Sept. 5 Las Vegas at Atlanta 7:30 PM
Seattle at Los Angeles 10:00 PM

 

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