The Women’s World Cup TV schedule for the summer 2019 is finalized, and we now know who each nation will be facing and on what day and time.
The 2019 Women’s World Cup airs across the FOX Sports and Telemundo family of networks from June 7 to July 7, 2019.
In English-language, FOX presents coverage live from Paris’ iconic Place du Trocadéro on its television and digital platforms. Legendary broadcaster JP Dellacamera and former U.S. Women’s National Team midfielder and two-time Olympic gold medalist Aly Wagner lead FOX Sports’ world-class broadcast team for the 2019 tournament. All 52 matches air live, including 22 on broadcast television – more than any FIFA Women’s World Cup ever – and 27 on FS1.
In Spanish-language, all 52 matches will air live across Telemundo, Universo and Telemundo Deportes digital platforms, beginning with the opening match live from Paris on June 7. Twenty-one matches will air on Telemundo, doubling the 2015 coverage and featuring the most-ever Women’s World Cup matches on Spanish-language television. Twenty-four matches will air on Universo and seven will exclusively air on Telemundo Deportes’ digital platforms.
For FOX Sports, there will be a total of 11 talent available for their studio analysis from Paris including Heather O’Reilly, Alexi Lalas, Kelly Smith, Rob Stone and Kate Abdo. The FOX Sports studio team will also feature Christie Pearce Rampone, Ariane Hingst, Karina LeBlanc, Kate Gill, Leslie Osborne and Eniola Aluko.
In the commentary booth, there will be 5 duos featuring JP Dellacamera/Aly Wagner, Derek Rae/Danielle Slaton, Jenn Hildreth/Kyndra de St. Aubin, Glenn Davis/Angela Hucles and Lisa Byington/Cat Whitehill.
Telemundo Deportes’ renowned team of commentators, led by the voice of soccer in America and five-time Emmy award winner, Andrés Cantor will be part of the coverage, with Ana Jurka serving as the main host of the event in Paris. Coverage will also include the return of Viviana Vila to Telemundo after making history this past summer, as the first women to ever provide match commentary for a FIFA Men’s World Cup in Spanish. In addition, the network’s soccer experts Miguel Gurwitz, Carlos Hermosillo, Sammy Sadovnik, Copan Alvarez and Manuel Sol will participate in the coverage.
Telemundo will be covering all angles of the event with a dedicated production team based in Paris and a host position featuring views from the Eiffel Tower and Arc de Triomphe. Select matches, including the opening match, semi-finals and Final will be produced onsite with commentators calling the action from the respective stadiums. Telemundo will also have dedicated crews following the teams with special emphasis on the U.S. Women’s National Team.
To complement the live action coverage with analysis and the latest news around the event, Telemundo Deportes’ game broadcasts will feature analysis and preview prior to kickoff of each and every match. The day will wrap up with a special, extended 60-minute edition of “Titulares y Más,” Telemundo’s late-night sports and entertainment show that will air in its extended format throughout the duration of the tournament. The show will highlight the best of the day and the main storylines ahead of the next series of matches.
In addition, Telemundo Deportes will present three special 60-minute shows: On Opening Day, June 7, the commentary team will preview the tournament and share the best storylines to follow; on July 7, there will be an extended preview of the Final Match; and a special show highlighting the trophy presentation.
This will be the eighth edition of the FIFA Women’s World Cup. The tournament will be played across nine cities: Grenoble, Le Havre, Lyon, Montpellier, Nice, Paris, Reims, Rennes, and Valenciennes.
Here’s the Women’s World Cup TV schedule (note that kickoff times are listed in Eastern United States timezone):
Last updated: July 15, 2019