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The Houston Dynamo have released their local TV broadcast schedule for the 2013 season. In all, 27 games will be aired on CSN Houston, CSN2, and KPRC Local 2.
The Houston Dynamo have finalized their 2013 local broadcast TV schedule, with 27 games set to be aired on Comcast SportsNet Houston and KPRC Local 2. All the details are below with specifics around the matches and stations.
The finalized schedule just puts the finishing touches on a historic broadcast agreement for the Dynamo. Never before has the club received such professional media coverage from a broadcast partner. 2013 is poised to be a big year for the Dynamo on the field and on the air.
Taken from Houston Dynamo Press Release
CSN Houston or CSN2 will air 21 games and six games will air on KPRC Local 2 (NBC). In addition to games, CSN will produce live pregame and postgame shows, a weekly in-season magazine show, a monthly off-season show, a preseason preview, a postseason wrap-up special, and a behind-the-scenes documentary series. Between Comcast SportsNet Houston and KPRC Local 2, the Dynamo will have more than 200 hours of local English TV programming.
Four of the five Dynamo games that will be broadcast nationally in Spanish on UniMás will also be broadcast in English on CSN Houston or CSN2. The fifth game will broadcast on CSN on a delay.
The first Dynamo game broadcast on CSN is Saturday, March 23 when the Dynamo host the Vancouver Whitecaps at 7:30 p.m. at BBVA Compass Stadium. The preseason preview show will debut on Monday, February 25 at 6:30 p.m. The first weekly magazine show, Dynamo Weekly, will debut on Thursday, March 7 at 4 p.m.
2013 Broadcast Schedule
DATE OPPONENT TIME (CT) NETWORK
Saturday, March 2 D.C. United 7:00 NBCSN
Tuesday, March 5 Santos Laguna 7:00 Fox Soccer
Wednesday, March 13 at Santos Laguna 7:00 Fox Soccer
Sunday, March 17 at FC Dallas 12:00 ESPN2
Saturday, March 23 Vancouver Whitecaps 7:30 CSNH
Saturday, March 30 San Jose Earthquakes 7:30 KPRC
Saturday, April 6 at Portland Timbers 9:30 CSN2
Sunday, April 14 Chicago Fire 4:00 UniMás^
Saturday, April 20 at Toronto FC 3:00 KPRC
Sunday, April 28 Colorado Rapids 4:00 CSNH*
Sunday, May 5 at LA Galaxy 10:00 ESPN2
Wednesday, May 8 at D.C. United 6:00 CSN2
Sunday, May 12 Sporting Kansas City 7:00 CSNH
Saturday, May 18 New England Revolution 7:30 KPRC
Sunday, May 26 at Sporting Kansas City 2:30 NBCSN
Saturday, June 1 at Columbus Crew 6:30 CSN2
Wednesday, June 19 at Montreal Impact 7:00 KPRC
Saturday, June 22 Toronto FC 8:00 CSNH
Sunday, June 30 at New York Red Bulls 1:00 ESPN2
Saturday, July 6 Philadelphia Union 8:00 CSNH
Saturday, July 13 at New England Revolution 6:30 CSNH
Saturday, July 27 Chicago Fire 7:00 NBCSN
Saturday, Aug. 3 Columbus Crew 8:00 CSN2
Saturday, Aug. 10 at Real Salt Lake 8:30 CSN2
Saturday, Aug. 17 Seattle Sounders FC 8:00 KPRC
Saturday, Aug. 24 at Montreal Impact 6:00 CSN2
Sunday, Sept. 1 at Chicago Fire 4:00 CSNH*
Wednesday, Sept. 4 at Columbus Crew 6:30 CSNH
Sunday, Sept. 8 New York Red Bulls 4:00 CSNH*
Saturday, Sept. 14 at Philadelphia Union 6:30 CSN2
Saturday, Sept. 21 Chivas USA 7:30 KPRC
Saturday, Sept. 28 at New England Revolution 6:30 CSN2
Friday, Oct. 4 Montreal Impact 7:30 CSNH
Wednesday, Oct. 9 Sporting Kansas City 7:30 CSNH
Sunday, Oct. 20 New York Red Bulls 4:00 CSNH*
Sunday, Oct. 27 at D.C. United 12:30 NBC
*Game is also broadcast on UniMás
^ Will also air on CSN Houston on delay