Philadelphia Union Announce 2020 Broadcast Schedule and Partners, PHL 17 and 6abc
CHESTER, Pa. (Feb. 26, 2020) - Philadelphia Union today announced a partnership renewal with 6abc and PHL17 as well as their 2020 Major League Soccer broadcast schedule for regular season games. For the first time, fans within the Delaware Valley will be able to stream games on PhiladelphiaUnion.com at no cost. PHL17 returns as the flagship broadcast partner for the 2020 season, airing 24 games, with 6abc broadcasting two and Localish broadcasting one.
"Providing a digital stream option for our in-market fans is a testament to our continued commitment to growing soccer in the Delaware Valley," said Tim McDermott, Philadelphia Union President. "We are excited to welcome PHL 17 and 6abc back as broadcast partners for our 2020 season. These two media companies are exemplary leaders in the Philadelphia region. Not only do they provide tremendous reach of our broadcasts, they also demonstrate incredible commitment to the community."
"PHL17 is looking forward to the continued partnership and to bringing Union soccer games into the homes of the Delaware Valley for the third straight year," said Vince Giannini, SVP/General Manager PHL17.
"6abc is proud to say we've been a Union partner since day one, and look forward to many years to come," said Bernie Prazenica, President & General Manager of 6abc. "There is true excitement around this year's roster and we can't wait to see how the season plays out in 2020!"
Kicking off the season in the broadcast booth will be play-by-play legend JP Dellacamera and color commentator Tommy Smyth. Dave Leno, Marisa Pilla, and Sébastien Le Toux will all return as commentators throughout the season on various pre, halftime and post-game shows.
The Union will also be featured on U.S. national television seven times: at LAFC (March 8; FS1), vs. DC (March 22; FS1), at Miami (April 5; ESPN), vs. NYCFC (April 19; FS1), at NYRB (June 6; UniMas), at Atlanta (June 20; ESPN), and vs. NYRB (Sept. 27; ESPN).
For more information, please visit www.PhiladelphiaUnion.com. Below please find Philadelphia Union's 2020 broadcast schedule, with dates, times and broadcast information subject to change:
DATE OPPONENT TIME (ET) BROADCAST
Saturday, Feb. 29 6:00 p.m.
@ FC Dallas PHL17
Sunday, March 8 10:30 p.m.
@ Los Angeles FC FS1
Saturday, March 14 7:30 p.m.
SAN JOSE EARTHQUAKES PHL17
Sunday, March 22 3:30 p.m.
D.C. UNITED FS1
Saturday, March 28 10:30 p.m.
@ Portland Timbers PHL17
Sunday, April 5 3:00 p.m.
@ Inter Miami CF ESPN
Saturday, April 11 1:00 p.m.
MONTREAL IMPACT 6abc
Wednesday, April 15 7:30 p.m.
LA GALAXY PHL17
Sunday, April 19 4:00 p.m.
NEW YORK CITY FC FS1
Saturday, April 25 7:30 p.m.
@ Columbus Crew SC PHL17
Saturday, May 2 7:30 p.m.
FC CINCINNATI PHL17
Saturday, May 9 7:30 p.m.
ATLANTA UNITED FC PHL17
Wednesday, May 13 8:00 p.m.
@ Nashville SC PHL17
Saturday, May 16 7:30 p.m.
SPORTING KANSAS CITY PHL17
Saturday, May 23 9:00 p.m.
@ Colorado Rapids Localish
Saturday, May 30 7:30 p.m.
COLUMBUS CREW SC PHL17
Saturday, June 6 6:00 p.m.
@ New York Red Bulls UniMas
Saturday, June 13 7:30 p.m.
REAL SALT LAKE PHL17
Saturday, June 20 5:30 p.m.
@ Atlanta United FC ESPN
Saturday, June 27 6:00 p.m.
VANCOUVER WHITECAPS FC PHL17
Saturday, July 4 7:00 p.m.
@ Montreal Impact PHL17
Wednesday, July 8 8:00 p.m.
@ Chicago Fire FC PHL17
Saturday, July 11 7:30 p.m.
TORONTO FC 6abc
Saturday, July 18 7:30 p.m.
NEW ENGLAND REVOLUTION PHL17
Saturday, July 25 7:30 p.m.
@ Orlando City SC PHL17
Saturday, Aug. 1 7:30 p.m.
INTER MIAMI CF PHL17
Saturday, Aug. 8 7:00 p.m.
@ New York City FC PHL17
Saturday, Aug. 15 6:00 p.m.
@ Toronto FC PHL17
Saturday, Aug. 22 8:00 p.m.
@ D.C. United PHL17
Saturday, Aug. 29 7:30 p.m.
ORLANDO CITY SC PHL17
Saturday, Sept. 12 7:30 p.m.
@ New England Revolution PHL17
Saturday, Sept. 19 7:30 p.m.
@ FC Cincinnati PHL17
Sunday, Sept. 27 5:30 p.m.
NEW YORK RED BULLS ESPN
Sunday, Oct. 4 4:30 p.m.
CHICAGO FIRE FC PHL17
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