(East Los Angeles, CA) April 15, 2022 [From The Editor’s Desk]: The time is quickly getting closer to the start of the Sparks’ WNBA’s 2022 season, and to keep their fervent and faithful fans informed of watching their home and road games alike, you can now keep this story as a quick reference of their appearances on local outlets and many other national carriers.
L.A. Sparks Announce National Broadcast Schedule
Los Angeles will play on ESPN and CBSSN for eight games
The Sparks will have 26 of their 36 games on national platforms
-LOS ANGELES- On April 6, 2022 the WNBA announced the Los Angeles Sparks’ national broadcast schedule which includes nationally televised games on ABC, ESPN, CBS Sports Network, NBATV, Amazon and Facebook. The Sparks will have one national exclusive game on ESPN and (26) games total featured on national platforms.
Sparks games will air locally on Spectrum SportsNet. A local broadcast schedule is forthcoming. The Sparks home season opener will be on Tuesday, May 17th vs. the Minnesota Lynx at the Crypto.com Arena. Tip-off is set for 7:30 PM.
ESPN FAMILY OF NETWORKS
The Sparks will be featured on ESPN on July 4th when they take on the Phoenix Mercury at 4 p.m. PT at Crypto.com Arena. The Sparks will also have two games streamed on ESPN3 (May 31st vs. Dallas and Aug. 7th at Washington).
CBS SPORTS NETWORK
Seven Sparks game this season will air nationally on CBS Sports Network (July 1st at Dallas, July 3rd vs New York, July 19 vs. Indiana, July 28th at Phoenix, Aug. 2nd at New York, Aug. 3rd at New York and Aug. 5th at Atlanta). CBS Sports Network games will be “side-by-sides” with local broadcasts.
The Sparks will be on NBA TV six times this season headlined by their season opener at Chicago on May 6th. Other NBA TV televised games this season include June 27th vs. Las Vegas, July 21st vs. Atlanta, July 23rd at Las Vegas, July 31st vs. Minnesota and Aug. 9th vs. Connecticut. NBA TV games will be “side-by-sides” with local broadcasts.
FACEBOOK & AMAZON
Select WNBA games will be viewable on Amazon Prime Video and Facebook. The Sparks will be featured on Amazon in four games (May 8th at Indiana, May 25th vs. Phoenix, May 29th vs. Minnesota and June 19th at Dallas). Fans can see Los Angeles on Facebook during six games including May 14th at Connecticut, May 23rd at Las Vegas, June 11th vs Las Vegas, June 23rd vs Chicago, June 25th at Seattle and July 14th at Chicago.
WNBA League Pass
All WNBA games not aired on ABC, ESPN, ESPN2 or CBS Sports Network can also be viewed on WNBA League Pass. Please note that local blackout restrictions may apply.