All 47 games available on ESPN+ with 12 simulcast on ABC, ESPN and ESPN2
Opening Weekend at UAlbany on June 4 to feature Championship rematch between Chaos LC and Whipsnakes LC on ESPN
2022 Championship game to air on September 18 at 3 p.m. on ABC
The 2022 Premier Lacrosse League season schedule will include 12 games on ESPN linear platforms - ABC (3), ESPN (3), and ESPN2 (6), with all 47 games – the most in PLL history – to be streamed live on ESPN+.
“We are excited for our initial year of PLL coverage, the opportunity to showcase it across ESPN platforms and contribute to the league’s continued growth,” said Dan Margulis, ESPN Senior Director, Programming & Acquisitions. “Between the indoor NLL season, high school and college lacrosse and now PLL, ESPN and ESPN+ are the ultimate destination and home for the sport.”
“Our live games distributed across broadcast, cable and streaming networks will undoubtedly create an experience for fans that is both innovative and interactive, with more optionality than ever, meeting the demand of growing interest for customized and immersive viewing experiences,” said PLL Co-founder and President, Paul Rabil. “We’re excited about the extensive reach and coverage PLL will have across ESPN platforms throughout the summer, making for an unforgettable fourth season."
Opening Weekend on Saturday, June 4 will feature the first game of the season between Redwoods LC and Atlas LC exclusively on ESPN+ at 2:15 p.m. ET. A Championship rematch between Whipsnakes LC and Chaos LC follows on ESPN at 5 p.m.
ESPN will also televise the 2022 PLL All-Star Game on Saturday, July 16 at 4 p.m., and the 2022 Championship is set for ABC at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 18.
Additional details on the 2022 season’s international distribution are forthcoming.
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