Chivas USA Announces its 2012 TV Broadcast Schedule
CARSON, Calif. (Thursday, February 23, 2012) Chivas USA announced today that Fox Sports West/Prime Ticket, KDOC, and KWHY Channel 22 will continue to carry local television broadcasts for the 2012 Chivas USA season, including 19 matches on Fox Sports West/Prime Ticket, 17 on KWHY Channel 22 (Spanish), and 6 on KDOC. Along with the local schedule the Goats will additionally have nationally televised matches, including 8 on Galavision (Spanish), 3 on ESPN Deportes, 2 on ESPN2, and 1 on NBC Sports Network.
Play-by-play duties on Fox Sports West/Prime Ticket and KDOC will once again be handled by Christian Miles, and Allen Hopkins also returning as color commentator. As for KWHY Channel 22 Spanish broadcasts, play-by-play will be handled by Halim Zadat and color commentary by Gustavo Vargas.
“This 2012 season, returning to broadcast our matches are our partners of yore; Fox Sports West/Prime Ticket, KDOC and Channel 22 (KWHY),” said the VP of Marketing and Sponsorship for Chivas USA, Rodrigo Morales. “We are very proud that they are returning as broadcast partners; we hope that this year they will be broadcasting the matches of the future MLS Champion.”
As a part of First Kick 2012 presented by Dick’s Sporting Goods, The Red-and-White officially kick-off the 2012 MLS season on Sunday, March 11 at the Home Depot Center, when they square off against 2011 MLS Cup runner up, Houston Dynamo. The match will broadcast live on Prime Ticket and Galavision at 4 p.m. PT. For Season Seats starting at just $9 per game visit cdchivasusa.com or call 1-877-CHIVAS-1.
|CHIVAS USA 2012 SEASON BROADCAST SCHEDULE*|
|Match||Day||Date||Opponent||Time||English TV||Spanish TV|
|1||Sun.||11-March||vs. HOUSTON||4 PM||PRIME TICKET||Galavision|
|2||Sat.||17-March||vs. VANCOUVER||7:30 PM||KDOC||KWHY 22|
|3||Sat.||24-March||@ Real Salt Lake||6 PM||PRIME TICKET||KWHY 22|
|4||Sun.||1-April||vs. KANSAS CITY||6 PM||KDOC||KWHY 22|
|5||Sat.||7-April||@ Portland||7:30 PM||KDOC||KWHY 22|
|6||Sat.||14-April||@ Toronto||1:30 PM||FOX SPORTS WEST||KWHY 22|
|7||Sat.||21-April||vs. PHILADELPHIA||7:30 PM||PRIME TICKET||KWHY 22|
|8||Sat.||28-April||@ Colorado||6 PM||FOX SPORTS WEST||KWHY 22|
|9||Fri.||4-May||vs. CHICAGO||8 PM||ESPN Deportes|
|10||Sun.||13-May||@ San Jose||4 PM||Galavision|
|11||Sat.||19-May||vs. GALAXY||7:30 PM||ESPN2||ESPN Deportes|
|12||Wed.||23-May||@ New York||4 PM||Galavision|
|13||Sat.||26-May||vs. SEATTLE||7:30 PM||FOX SPORTS WEST||KWHY 22|
|14||Sat.||16-June||vs. REAL SALT LAKE||7:30 PM||PRIME TICKET||KWHY 22|
|15||Wed.||20-June||vs. MONTREAL||7:30 PM||PRIME TICKET|
|16||Sat.||23-June||@ Dallas||6 PM||Galavision|
|17||Sat.||7-July||vs. VANCOUVER||7:30 PM||KDOC||KWHY 22|
|18||Wed.||18-July||vs. PORTLAND||1 PM||FOX SPORTS WEST|
|19||Sat.||21-July||@ Galaxy||7 PM||PRIME TICKET||Galavision|
|20||Sat.||28-July||@ Portland||7:30 PM||PRIME TICKET||KWHY 22|
|21||Sun.||12-August||vs. GALAXY||8 PM||ESPN2||ESPN Deportes|
|22||Sat.||18-August||@ Colorado||6 PM||KDOC||KWHY 22|
|23||Sat.||25-August||vs. SEATTLE||7:30 PM||FOX SPORTS WEST||KWHY 22|
|24||Wed.||29-August||@ New England||5 PM||PRIME TICKET|
|25||Sun.||2-September||@ San Jose||6 PM||NBC SPORTS NETWORK|
|26||Sat.||8-September||@ Seattle||1 p.m.||PRIME TICKET||KWHY 22|
|27||Sat.||15-September||vs. SAN JOSE||7:30 PM||FOX SPORTS WEST||KWHY 22|
|28||Wed.||19-September||@ Columbus||4:30 PM||PRIME TICKET|
|29||Sun.||23-September||@ D.C. United||4 PM||Galavision|
|30||Sat.||29-September||vs. REAL SALT LAKE||7:30 PM||PRIME TICKET||KWHY 22|
|31||Wed.||3-October||@ Vancouver||7 PM||KDOC|
|32||Sun.||7-October||vs. DALLAS||4 PM||PRIME TICKET||Galavision|
|33||Sat.||20-October||vs. COLORADO||7:30 PM||PRIME TICKET||KWHY 22|
|34||Sun.||28-October||@ Dallas||4 PM||Galavision|
*All times Pacific Standard Time, schedule subject to change without notice. For any questions or media inquiries, please contact the Chivas USA PR Department.
About Chivas USA
Founded in 2004, Los Angeles-based Club Deportivo Chivas USA has achieved remarkable success in seven full seasons in Major League Soccer. From 2006-2009, the Mexican-owned club qualified for the MLS Cup Playoffs in four consecutive seasons, to the delight of its passionate supporters. In addition, Chivas USA’s innovative grassroots programs demonstrate its deep commitment to the Southern California community, while the club’s youth teams and Soccer Academies offer unprecedented opportunities to the region’s best young talent. For more information on Chivas USA, please call 1-877-CHIVAS-1 or visit cdchivasusa.com.
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