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CBS Sports to Kick Off New Deal with National Women's Soccer League

Apr 18, 2024 03:58PM ● By Kelsey Swire

Match and Studio Announcers Revealed for CBS Sports’ 2024 Coverage

Chris Wittyngham and Lori Lindsey to Call Washington Spirit-NJ/NY Gotham FC at 12 PM Central this Saturday on CBS Lake Charles and Paramount+

CBS Sports kicks off its coverage of the 2024 National Women’s Soccer League season this Saturday, April 20 as the Washington Spirit host NJ/NY Gotham FC at 12 PM, Central on CBS Lake Charles. The match will also stream live to Paramount+ with Showtime subscribers.

Chris Wittyngham and Lori Lindsey will call the match, while Poppy Miller will host studio coverage alongside analysts Darian Jenkins and Brianna Scurry.

Studio analysts for the 2024 season will include Jenkins, Scurry, Shannon Boxx, Lisa Carlin and Lianne Sanderson.

Match announcers for the season will include Wittyngham, Lindsey, Jordan Angeli, Jacqui Oatley, Kate Scott and Aly Trost Martin, with Christina Unkel as rules analyst. Additional match and studio announcers will be revealed at a later date.

Saturday’s match marks CBS Sports’ first game of the network’s new deal with the NWSL. The NWSL’s 2024 slate is highlighted by the most matches on broadcast television in the league’s history. The partnership will see CBS Sports air up to 12 matches per season on CBS and Paramount+, including multiple postseason matches and highlighted by the Championship match. CBS Sports Network will televise up to 10 matches each year.

The 2024 NWSL Championship will air on CBS and stream live on Paramount+ in primetime for the third straight year on Saturday, Nov. 23.

In addition to CBS Sports’ coverage of live matches, CBS Sports Golazo Network, the 24/7 soccer streaming network, will continue to provide extensive NWSL coverage on its dedicated women’s soccer show ATTACKING THIRD, alongside its other studio programming MORNING FOOTY, BOX 2 BOX and SCORELINE. CBS Sports will provide additional NWSL coverage on, the Golazo Starting XI newsletter and across its @AttackingThird social accounts.

Julie Keryc serves as Senior Coordinating Producer for CBS Sports’ NWSL coverage with Mike Nastri serving as Coordinating Producer for studio coverage of the NWSL. Carlo Gennarini is CBS Sports’ Lead Producer for the NWSL. Harold Bryant is Executive Producer and Executive Vice President, Production; Steve Karasik is Senior Vice President, Remote Production; and Pete Radovich is CBS Sports’ Senior Creative Director and Vice President of Production. Matches are co-produced with the NWSL.