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United Soccer League and TelevisaUnivision announce landmark multiyear media partnership

By Staff, 06/12/24, 2:00PM EDT


Up to 20 matches and USL Championship Final selected to air across the company’s Spanish-language networks for the 2024 season

TAMPA, Fla. – The United Soccer League (USL) and TelevisaUnivision, the world’s leading Spanish-language media and content company, announced today a media partnership that will bring more thrilling soccer to Spanish-speaking fans across the country with select matches from the USL Championship to air on TUDN throughout the remainder of the 2024 season.

As part of the announcement, TelevisaUnivision unveiled the first 11 regular season matches will air on TUDN, the nation’s leading Spanish-language sports network, kicking off with a doubleheader this Saturday, June 15, featuring heavyweight clashes Indy Eleven-San Antonio FC (7:00pm ET) and Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC-Orange County SC (9:00pm ET). The season will conclude with the USL Championship Final on Sunday, November 23.

“TelevisaUnivision has a direct line to passionate soccer fans in our country,” said Court Jeske, USL Chief Commercial Officer. “The USL Championship is growing every year, and we are thrilled to partner with TelevisaUnivision to continue that growth by bringing the excitement of our top league to a whole new audience – one that loves the game and respects an authentic soccer experience. Alongside CBS Sports, ESPN, and 24 local linear partners, TelevisaUnivision is the final, important piece of our strategic plan to be the most widely accessible domestic soccer league in the United States.”

TelevisaUnivision is the soccer leader in the U.S. regardless of language, accounting for more than 50% of soccer viewing on all of television. The company’s robust sports portfolio includes rights to Liga MX, Liga MX Femenil, CONMEBOL Copa America, UEFA Euro 2024, UEFA Champions League and Concacaf Nations League, among others.

“We are happy to partner with the United Soccer League and its clubs, providing coverage of the growing league and exciting matches to our passionate audience across the country,” said Marco Liceaga, Senior Vice President of Sports Rights Acquisitions and Commercial Partnerships at TelevisaUnivision. “Adding United Soccer League to our unrivaled soccer rights portfolio furthers our mission of serving fanáticos, solidifying TelevisaUnivision as the home of the beautiful game in America.”

View the full initial schedule of matches selected to air on TelevisaUnivision networks below:

June 15 - Indy Eleven vs. San Antonio FC, 7 p.m. ET, TUDN
June 15 - Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC vs. Orange County SC, 9 p.m. ET, TUDN
August 10 - Charleston Battery vs. Memphis 901 FC, 7:30 p.m. ET, TUDN
August 11 - Indy Eleven vs. New Mexico United, 5 p.m. ET, TUDN
August 28 - Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC vs. Memphis 901 FC, 9 p.m. ET, TUDN
September 6 - Louisville City FC vs. Loudoun United FC, 7:30 p.m. ET, TUDN
September 25 - Orange County SC vs. Phoenix Rising FC, 10 p.m. ET, TUDN
October 2 - Louisville City FC vs. Miami FC, 7:30 p.m. ET, TUDN
October 5 - Charleston Battery vs. Detroit City FC, 4 p.m. ET, TUDN
October 9 - North Carolina FC vs. FC Tulsa, 7 p.m. ET, TUDN
October 19 - Detroit City FC vs. Miami FC, 4 p.m. ET, TUDN
November 23 - USL Championship Final

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