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How to watch the USL Championship nationally – and locally – this season

By Staff, 03/23/23, 12:25PM EDT


Here’s your viewing guide for the 2023 campaign across ESPN and local broadcast networks

Photo courtesy Em-Dash Photography / Louisville City FC

The excitement of the 2023 USL Championship season kicks off this weekend, and it won’t just be available across ESPN’s networks and ESPN+.

As the season starts, numerous clubs have announced local broadcast agreements that will see games on local television networks and streaming sits, making the game as accessible as ever for fans to connect with their local clubs.

Here’s a list of the teams who currently have broadcast agreements. We’ll be adding to the list as more deals are officially announced.

Detroit City FC – Le Rouge have maintained their reach across the state this season with the renewal of partnerships with TV20 (WMYD) in Detroit and Fox 47 (WSYM-TV) in Lansing. Get all the details here.

El Paso Locomotive FC – Locomotive FC has announced a new broadcast partnership that will see its games air on KTSM-9 in English and Estrella TV in Spanish. Get all the details here.

Las Vegas Lights FC – Lights FC will be one of teams featured on the Silver State Sports & Entertainment Network, operated by KVVU, and will also air locally on Cox channel 125 on local cable networks. Get all the details here.

Louisville City FC – LouCity has renewed its partnership with WDRB Media which will see all of its non-national television games air locally on WBKI, WDRB or MyTV. Here are all the details and schedule.

Memphis 901 FC – 901 FC has partnered with WMC Action News 5 as a local television broadcast partner for the 2023 season, with all games set to be broadcast locally on WMC Bounce (Digital 5.2 or Comcast 906) and Action News 5 Plus (Digital 5.5).

Miami FC will hit the local airwaves with its new broadcast partnership with CBS Miami that kicks off this season. | Photo courtesy Miami FC

Miami FC – Miami FC has announced a groundbreaking agreement with CBS Miami (WFOR) that will see games aired and streamed locally with David Gascon (PBP), Ricky Lopez-Espin (Color) and Lauren Markwith (sideline) on the call. Get all the details here.

Monterey Bay F.C. – Monterey Bay has announced a local broadcast agreement with KION TV that will see all 17 of the club’s home regular season contests aired live. Get all the details here.

Oakland Roots SC – Roots SC has partnered with KTVU to air all of the club’s road games on KTVU Plus during the 2023 season, and also with Telexitos for seven games of Spanish-language coverage locally.

Orange County SC – The 2021 title winners have renewed their agreement with Bally Sports SoCal for the upcoming season, with at least 20 games to air live including 16 of the club’s home regular season contest. Get the details here.

Phoenix Rising FC – Rising FC has partnered with Arizona’s Family Sports and Entertainment Network (AzFSEN) to air 33 of its 34 regular season games this season on over-the-air on channel 44 and channel 13 on Cox Cable. The games will also be available within Arizona via the AZFamily mobile and SmartTV apps.

Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC – The Hounds and Pittsburgh’s CW (WPCW, Channel 19) have teamed up for the 2023 season, with 22 of the club’s regular season contests to be televised locally. Find out more here.

Sacramento Republic FC fans can tune into every game of the 2023 regular season through the club's broadcast with with FOX40. | Photo courtesy Sacramento Republic FC

Sacramento Republic FC – Republic FC has renewed its broadcast partnership with FOX40, which remains the club’s Official Broadcast Partner for the 2023 season. Every game will be streamed online locally at and its local app. Select games will air on the main FOX40 network.

San Diego Loyal SC – SD Loyal is set to air locally on Fox 5 San Diego (KSWB) and The CW San Diego this season, with 18 contests available live across the two networks. Get all the details here.

FC Tulsa – Every non-ESPN2 broadcast will be available locally for FC Tulsa fans, with 28 games set to air on My41, and the remaining five contests to air on Tulsa CBS (Channel 6) and the CW Tulsa.

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