When a free digital channel devoted to the sport debuts on April 11, CBS Sports will increase the breadth of its soccer offerings.
Matches, highlights, and magazine shows will be broadcast on the “CBS Sports Goalazo Network,” which will be hosted by a morning news program. The channel will be available for streaming on the Paramount+, Pluto TV, and CBS Sports digital platforms.
A Digital Soccer Channel
According to Executive Vice President for CBS Sports, CBS News, and Stations Jeff Gerttula, the channel will assist fans to fill a vacuum.
“More soccer coverage is something that the market clearly needs and wants, in our opinion. The viewership keeps expanding. It is enthusiastic, hungry, and young. And for soccer fans, there really isn’t any type of turn on and leave on a solution “explained he.
- CBS Sports launches its new digital channel on April 11.
- The hosts are Charlie Davies, Nico Cantor, Alexis Guerreros, and Jenny Chiu.
- Matches between Liverpool and Real Madrid, and RB Leipzig and Manchester City attracted the highest numbers of viewers.
Weekdays from 7 to 9 am will be the time for “Morning Footy” to air. Together with former members of the US men’s squad Charlie Davies, Nico Cantor, Alexis Guerreros, and Jenny Chiu will serve as hosts. News from both the men’s and women’s leagues will be included in the program.
The channel will also broadcast games from the 10 soccer properties held by CBS, including the National Women‘s Soccer League, Italy’s Serie A, and the UEFA Champions League.
The UEFA Europa League, UEFA Europa Conference League, Barclays Women’s Super League, CONCACAF national team events, and the top leagues from Scotland, Argentina, and Brazil are also available on CBS and Paramount+.
As CBS continues to break audience records for its Champions League coverage, the channel will debut. The Round of 16 matches between Liverpool and Real Madrid (946,000 viewers) and RB Leipzig and Manchester City (892,000 viewers) attracted the highest numbers of viewers in the English-speaking United States.
The Round of 16 matches between Liverpool and Real Madrid received the most streaming on Paramount+.