Pittsburgh's CW to Broadcast Select Hounds Games for 2019 Season
PITTSBURGH - Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC has announced a partnership with Pittsburgh's CW (WPCW) to broadcast select games throughout the 2019 season.
On the heels of one of the most successful seasons in team history, the CW-affiliate plans to air a total of 15 games, including 14 road matchups plus the team's Fourth of July home game, with the possibility of broadcasting up to three additional home matches. These additional home games would be announced at a later date.
"KDKA is committed to all Pittsburgh area sports, from high school to professional, and adding the Riverhound soccer games to free, over-the-air TV is going to give black and gold fans more to cheer about," Vice President and General Manager Jay Howell said of the partnership.
Televised games include the season opener at the Tampa Bay Rowdies on March 16 and a road showdown with two-time reigning champion Louisville City FC on April 6, in addition to the club's July 4 clash with in-state rival Bethlehem Steel FC.
In addition, Nightly Sports Call with Bob Pompeani and Rich Walsh on Pittsburgh's CW, the city's only live broadcast television sports call-in show, will air weekly Hounds segments.
For out-of-market fans, they can catch live Riverhounds SC games on ESPN+ with a paid subscription.
With the 2019 regular season rapidly approaching, individual tickets, season tickets and group packages are available now. To purchase tickets, fans should call (412) 865-GOAL or visit Riverhounds.com/tickets.
Below is this coming season's broadcast schedule.
2019 Broadcast Schedule:
March 16 - @Tampa Bay Rowdies at 7:30 p.m.
March 23 - @Swope Park Rangers at 5 p.m.
March 30 - @Bethlehem Steel FC at 7 p.m.
April 6 - @Louisville City FC at 7 p.m.
May 4 - @Charleston Battery at 7:30 p.m.
May 18 - @Memphis 901 FC at 8 p.m.
June 1 - @Indy Eleven at 7 p.m.
June 15 - @Atlanta United 2 at 7:30 p.m.
July 4 - Bethlehem Steel FC at 7 p.m.
July 27 - @Hartford Athletic at 7 p.m.
Aug. 17 - @North Carolina FC at 7 p.m.
Aug. 30 - @Ottawa Fury FC at 7 p.m.
Sept. 21 - @Nashville SC at 8 p.m.
Oct. 12 - @Saint Louis FC at 8:30 p.m.
Oct. 20 - @Birmingham Legion FC at 4:30 p.m.
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