MLS 2012 national TV schedule: NBC, ESPN, Galavision

NEW YORK — Major League Soccer will be broadcast nationally on three networks in 2012: NBC, ESPN, and Galavision.

In the first year of a three-year deal, the NBC networks will broadcast 41 regular-season matches. NBC's coverage of MLS kicks off with a rematch between 2011 MLS Cup Playoffs Wild Card opponents FC Dallas and New York Red Bulls on the NBC Sports Network, and will include scintillating tilts such as the rematch between 2011 MLS Cup finalists LA Galaxy and Houston Dynamo, the Dynamo's inaugural match of their new BBVA Compass Stadium, a pair of Cascadia Cup matches and a series of I-95 clashes.

In total, NBC will broadcast three regular-season games nationally, while NBC Sports Network will televise 38.

The ESPN networks are set to broadcast 21 MLS regular-season matches in 2012, featuring some of the biggest games in the league.

Galavision, the Spanish-language network, is set to broadcast 27 regular-season MLS matches. Mexican stalwart Rafa Márquez and the New York Red Bulls will be featured prominently, as will Chivas USA, the Chicago Fire and defending Supporters' Shield and MLS Cup champs LA Galaxy.

 

Date Time (ET) Match (home team listed first) Network
Sun, March 11 3:00 pm FC Dallas vs. New York Red Bulls NBC Sports Network
Sun, March 11 7:00 pm Chivas USA vs. Houston Dynamo Galavisión
Mon, March 12 9:30 pm Portland Timbers vs. Philadelphia Union ESPN2/Deportes
Sun, March 18 4:00 pm Philadelphia Union vs. Colorado Rapids NBC Sports Network
Sat, March 18 7:00 pm LA Galaxy vs. D.C. United Galavisión
Fri, March 23 10:00 pm Seattle Sounders vs. Houston Dynamo NBC Sports Network
Sun, March 25 4:00 pm New York Red Bulls vs. Colorado Rapids ESPN/Deportes
Sun, March 25 7:00 pm Sporting Kansas City vs. FC Dallas Galavisión
Fri, March 30 7:30 pm D.C. United vs. FC Dallas NBC Sports Network
Sat, March 31 11:00 pm  LA Galaxy vs. New England Revolution NBC Sports Network
Sat, April 7 5:00 pm Sporting Kansas City vs. LA Galaxy ESPN2/Deportes
Sun, April 1 7:00 pm Colorado Rapids vs. Chicago Fire Galavisión
Sat, April 7 3:00 pm Columbus Crew vs. New York Red Bulls Galavisión
Sat, April 14 3:30 pm Philadelphia Union vs. Columbus Crew NBC Sports Network
Sun, April 15 7:00 pm Chicago Fire vs. Houston Dynamo Galavisión
Sat, April 21 3:30 pm Toronto FC vs. Chicago Fire NBC Sports Network
Sun, April 22 6:00 pm D.C. United vs. New York Red Bulls ESPN2/Deportes
Sat, April 28 3:30 pm New York Red Bulls vs. New England Revolution NBC Sports Network
Fri, May 4 11:00 pm  Chivas USA vs. Chicago Fire Deportes
Sat, May 5 4:00 pm Seattle Sounders vs. Philadelphia Union NBC Sports Network
Sat, May 5 8:00 pm LA Galaxy vs. New York Red Bulls ESPN/Deportes
Sun, May 6 7:00 pm FC Dallas vs. Colorado Rapids Galavisión
Sat, May 12 4:30 pm Houston Dynamo vs. D.C. United NBC Sports Network
Sun, May 13 1:30 pm Philadelphia Union vs. New York Red Bulls ESPN2/Deportes
Sun, May 13 7:00 pm San Jose Earthquakes vs. Chivas USA Galavisión
Sun, May 20 7:00 pm Portland Timbers vs. Chicago Fire Galavisión
Weds, May 23 7:00 pm New York Red Bulls vs. Chivas USA Galavisión
Sat, May 26 2:30 pm Houston Dynamo vs. LA Galaxy NBC Sports Network
Sat, May 26 7:00 pm Columbus Crew vs. Chicago Fire Galavisión
Sun, May 27 4:30 pm Sporting Kansas City vs. San Jose Earthquakes NBC Sports Network
Sat, May 19 10:30 pm Chivas USA vs. LA Galaxy ESPN2/Deportes
Sat, June 16 5:00 pm Houston Dynamo vs. FC Dallas ESPN2/Deportes
Sat, June 16 7:00 pm Philadelphia Union vs. D.C. United Galavisión
Sun, June 17 5:00 pm Chicago Fire vs. New York Red Bulls NBC Sports Network
Sat, June 23 9:00 pm FC Dallas vs. Chivas USA Galavisión
Sun, June 24 5:00 pm Portland Timbers vs. Seattle Sounders ESPN/Deportes
Sun, June 24 7:00 pm New York Red Bulls vs. D.C. United NBC Sports Network
Fri, June 29 8:00 pm Sporting Kansas City vs. Chicago Fire NBC Sports Network
Sat, June 30 7:00 pm Toronto FC vs. New York Red Bulls Galavisión
Sat, June 30 10:00 pm San Jose Earthquakes vs. LA Galaxy ESPN2/Deportes
Sat, July 7 11:00 pm Seattle Sounders vs. Colorado Rapids NBC Sports Network
Sun, July 8 3:00 pm Chicago Fire vs. LA Galaxy ESPN/Deportes
Sun, July 8 7:00 pm New England Revolution vs. New York Red Bulls Galavisión
Sat, July 14 11:00 pm Portland Timbers vs. LA Galaxy NBC Sports Network
Sun, July 15 4:00 pm New York Red Bulls vs. Seattle Sounders ESPN/Deportes
Sun, July 15 9:00 pm Houston Dynamo vs. D.C. United Galavisión
Wed, July 18 11:00 pm Seattle Sounders vs. Real Salt Lake NBC Sports Network
Sat, July 21 2:30 pm New York Red Bulls vs. Philadelphia Union ESPN/Deportes
Sat, July 21 10:00 pm LA Galaxy vs. Chivas USA Galavisión
Sat, July 28 8:00 pm FC Dallas vs. LA Galaxy NBC Sports Network
Sun, July 29 7:00 pm Philadelphia Union vs. New England Revolution NBC Sports Network
Fri, August 3 8:00 pm Houston Dynamo vs. New York Red Bulls NBC Sports Network
Sun, August 5 7:00 pm Portland Timbers vs. FC Dallas NBC Sports Network
Sun, August 5 10:00 pm Seattle Sounders vs. LA Galaxy ESPN2/Deportes
Fri, August 10 8:00 pm New York Red Bulls vs. Houston Dynamo NBC Sports Network
Sun, August 12 7:00 pm Philadelphia Union vs. Chicago Fire Galavisión
Sun, August 12 11:00 pm Chivas USA vs. LA Galaxy ESPN2/Deportes
Wed, August 15 7:00 pm Columbus Crew vs. LA Galaxy NBC Sports Network
Sun, August 19 5:00 pm D.C. United vs. Philadelphia Union NBC Sports Network
Sun, August 19 7:00 pm New York Red Bulls vs. Portland Timbers Galavisión
Fri, August 24 7:30 pm Philadelphia Union vs. Real Salt Lake NBC Sports Network
Sun, August 26 7:00 pm LA Galaxy vs. FC Dallas NBC Sports Network
Sun, August 26 9:00 pm Sporting Kansas City vs. New York Red Bulls ESPN2/Deportes
Wed, August 29 8:00 pm D.C. United vs. New York Red Bulls Galavisión
Fri, August 31 10:30 pm Portland Timbers vs. Colorado Rapids NBC Sports Network
Sun, September 2 7:00 pm Chicago Fire vs. Houston Dynamo Galavisión
Sun, September 2 9:00 pm San Jose Earthquakes vs. Chivas USA NBC Sports Network
Wed, September 5 9:00 pm Colorado Rapids vs. Portland Timbers NBC Sports Network
Fri, September 14 8:30 pm Sporting Kansas City vs. Houston Dynamo NBC Sports Network
Sat, September 15 3:30 pm Portland Timbers vs. Seattle Sounders NBC
Sun, September 16 7:00 pm LA Galaxy vs. Colorado Rapids Galavisión
Thu, September 20 8:00 pm Philadelphia Union vs. D.C. United ESPN2/Deportes
Sat, September 22 8:00 pm Real Salt Lake vs. Portland Timbers NBC Sports Network
Sun, September 23 7:00 pm D.C. United vs. Chivas USA Galavisión
Fri, September 28 8:30 pm Sporting Kansas City vs. Chicago Fire NBC Sports Network
Sat, September 29 9:00 pm Vancouver Whitecaps vs. Seattle Sounders NBC Sports Network
Sun, September 30 7:00 pm Colorado Rapids vs. LA Galaxy Galavisión
Sat, October 6 3:30 pm New York Red Bulls vs. Chicago Fire NBC
Sat, October 6 9:00 pm LA Galaxy vs. Real Salt Lake NBC Sports Network
Sun, October 7 7:00 pm Chivas USA vs. FC Dallas Galavisión
Sun, October 7 9:00 pm Seattle Sounders vs. Portland Timbers ESPN/Deportes
Sat, October 20 7:30 pm Houston Dynamo vs. Philadelphia Union NBC Sports Network
Sun, October 21 7:00 pm San Jose Earthquakes vs. LA Galaxy Galavisión
Sun, October 21 9:00 pm Seattle Sounders vs. FC Dallas ESPN/Deportes
Sat, October 27 1:30 pm Philadelphia Union vs. New York Red Bulls NBC
Sat, October 27 4:00 pm Chicago Fire vs. D.C. United NBC Sports Network
Sat, October 27 6:30 pm Portland Timbers vs. San Jose Earthquakes NBC Sports Network
Sun, October 28 7:00 pm FC Dallas vs. Chivas USA Galavisión
Sun, October 28 9:00 pm LA Galaxy vs. Seattle Sounders ESPN/Deportes

 


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