By Jennifer Roback
It was announced on November 8, 2021, that CBS Sports will be bringing the Football Association Women's Super League to the United States with a new multi-year partnership, set to begin in 2022.
During the 2022-23 and 2023-24 seasons, the network will broadcast 57 FAWSL matches on Paramount+ with a select number airing on CBS Sports Network.
“The Barclays FA Women’s Super League features some of the most recognizable soccer brands in the world, and is an excellent addition to CBS Sports’ premium soccer portfolio,” said Dan Weinberg, CBS Sports’ Executive Vice President of Programming.
“We look forward to bringing the exciting action of the BFAWSL to fans across Paramount+ and CBS Sports Network. With our wide array of soccer properties and robust year-round match coverage, we are a must-have for soccer fans.”
The Barclays FA Women’s Super League launched in 2011 and has since grown into a fully professional league with 12 clubs and is home of soccers biggest stars including, Tobin Heath and Sam Kerr.
“We are delighted to be partnering with CBS Sports for the next two seasons and are looking forward to the coverage they beam to households across the United States,” added James Ralley, the Football Association’s head of broadcast and media rights.
“Their delivery of soccer, whether men’s or women’s, is of the highest quality, and their reputation within the industry is one that is growing rapidly. We look forward to working with them over the next few years.”
At this time, it remains unclear which games will be broadcasted live but CBS audiences and subscribers will have access to the UEFA Women's World Cup Qualifying, NWSL, The Women's Cup, Concacaf women's World Cup Qualifiers, women's Nations League, and the AFC Women's Asian Cup, which serves as the qualifiers for the 2023 FIFA women's World Cup.
Paramount+ is home of more than 2,000 live matches each year and offers plans from $11.99/month to $14.99/month.