THE NWSL 2017 BROADCAST SCHEDULE ON LIFETIME

The National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) and A+E Networks have entered a historic partnership whereby A+E Networks will become the league’s newest investor with an equity stake in the National Women’s Soccer League, joining the existing team ownership groups. As one of the leading women’s media brands, Lifetime, will become an official sponsor and broadcast partner of the league in a three-year deal, beginning in April. 

2017 NWSL Broadcast Schedule:

(All times ET)

Date Pregame Kickoff Home Team Visiting Team
April 15, 2017 2:30 PM 3:00 PM Portland Thorns FC Orlando Pride
April 22, 2017 3:30 PM 4:00 PM Orlando Pride Washington Spirit
April 29, 2017 3:30 PM 4:00 PM Portland Thorns FC Chicago Red Stars
May 06, 2017 3:30 PM 4:00 PM Chicago Red Stars Houston Dash
May 13, 2017 3:30 PM 4:00 PM Houston Dash Sky Blue FC
May 20, 2017 3:30 PM 4:00 PM Sky Blue FC Houston Dash
May 27, 2017 3:30 PM 4:00 PM Houston Dash Seattle Reign FC
June 03, 2017 3:30 PM 4:00 PM North Carolina Courage FC Kansas City
June 17, 2017 3:30 PM 4:00 PM Chicago Red Stars Washington Spirit
June 24, 2017 3:30 PM 4:00 PM Orlando Pride Houston Dash
July 01, 2017 3:30 PM 4:00 PM North Carolina Courage Sky Blue FC
July 08, 2017 3:30 PM 4:00 PM North Carolina Courage Seattle Reign FC
July 15, 2017 3:30 PM 4:00 PM Portland Thorns FC North Carolina Courage
July 22, 2017 3:30 PM 4:00 PM Chicago Red Stars Orlando Pride
August 05, 2017 3:30 PM 4:00 PM Portland Thorns FC Houston Dash
August 12, 2017 3:30 PM 4:00 PM Orlando Pride Sky Blue FC
August 19, 2017 3:30 PM 4:00 PM North Carolina Courage Washington Spirit
August 26, 2017 3:30 PM 4:00 PM Seattle Reign FC Portland Thorns FC
September 02, 2017 3:30 PM 4:00 PM Orlando Pride Boston Breakers
September 09, 2017 3:30 PM 4:00 PM Orlando Pride Seattle Reign FC
September 23, 2017 3:30 PM 4:00 PM Houston Dash Chicago Red Stars
September 30, 2017 3:30 PM 4:00 PM Portland Thorns FC Chicago Red Stars

Lifetime, the premier entertainment destination for women, is making an unprecedented commitment with a three-year agreement to be the official broadcast partner. For the first time in NWSL’s history, a league game will be broadcast on television every weekend of the season. The NWSL Game of the Week on Lifetime will provide fans throughout the country with a live viewing platform every Saturday at 4 p.m. ET to watch the best players in the world. A pre-game show will kick off each weekly event at 3:30 p.m. ET. Showcasing the network’s sponsorship and commitment to the league, Lifetime will be featured on all official jerseys with a patch on the right sleeve.

Founded in December 2012, the NWSL is a 10-team Division-I women’s professional soccer league set to kick off an historic fifth season in 2017 with support from the Canadian Soccer Association and United States Soccer Federation.

Established as an eight-team league, the NWSL has expanded twice – with the Houston Dash entering the league for the 2014 season and the Orlando Pride added ahead of the 2016 campaign. The league will welcome a new fan base in 2017 with the Flash relocating to become the North Carolina Courage. [ ... read more]