ESPN Announces 2023 WNBA Broadcast Schedule

The WNBA and ESPN have announced the league’s national broadcast schedule. With the 27th regular season is set to tip off on Friday, May 19. ABC, ESPN, and ESPN2 will combine to broadcast 25 nationally televised games with ESPN+ simulstreaming two of them.

Some of the highlights of the 2023 broadcast schedule include Brittney Griner’s WNBA return, which will also stream on ESPN+, and all 12 of the league’s team will compete on the national stage with the New York Liberty’s 9 appearances leading the way. Other highlights include:

  • ABC will air star-studded doubleheaders across two weekends in June beginning on Sunday, June 11 and Sunday, June 25
  • The WNBA’s Skills Challenge and the Starry Three-Point Contest on Friday, July 14
  • 2023 WNBA All-Star Game in Las Vegas on ABC, the first to air in primetime
  • 27 playoff games, including the 2023 WNBA Finals

The league will announce its complete broadcast and streaming schedule at a late date, which will feature live games on CBS, Paramount+, CBS Sports Network, BA TV, Meta Horizon Worlds, and Twitter.

Check out the full ESPN broadcast schedule at the bottom of the page and find out how to watch the 2023 WNBA season on ESPN, below.

How to Watch the 2023 WNBA Season

The ESPN family of networks will nationally televise WNBA games throughout the 2023 season. ABC, ESPN, ESPN2, and ESPN+ will team up to bring fans each shot and on the hardwood.

Stream live WNBA games on ABC, ESPN, and ESPN2 on Roku, Fire TV, Apple TV and other compatible devices with a subscription to DIRECTV STREAM, fuboTV, Hulu + Live TV, Vidgo, and YouTube TV. Sling TV offers ESPN, and ESPN2 however, the service doesn’t have ABC, but you can watch those games for free by using an antenna and AntennaWeb is a great tool to find out which ABC affiliates are in your area.

Watch the WNBA Live on ESPN+

ESPN+ will stream select WNBA games during the 2023 season and subscribers can watch for only $9.99 per month or $99.99 per year. With ESPN+, subscribers gain access to thousands of hours of live sports, studio shows, award-winning 30 for 30 documentaries, and so much more.

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Watch the WNBA Live on Hulu + Live TV

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