Here’s your guide to watching Austin FC games on TV or live stream in 2022.
The CW Austin is the flagship English language television station of the club and will broadcast most of Austin’s games this season. For regional matches The CW Austin channel doesn’t carry, KBVO will air them. (KXAN dropped off the broadcast schedule in 2022.)
Eight Austin FC regular season games will be broadcast nationally (ESPN, FS1, Univision, and UniMás) with another 26 featuring regional broadcasts.
Austin FC TV channels for the game
Once again this season, all regular season matches in the region will be broadcast over-the-air (OTA) in hi-definition to 100% of the TV households in the greater Austin metro viewing area.
A total of 26 matches (19 KNVA and 7 KBVO) will be televised on the following OTA channels. (Scroll down to view the full game broadcast schedule.)
Cable channel numbers for CW Austin: AT&T (1012), Spectrum (12), DIRECTV (54), Grande (812), and DISH Network (54).
Univision is the official Spanish-language broadcast and radio partner of Austin FC. Univision’s local stations — Univision 62 (KAKW) and UniMás Austin (KTFO) — will broadcast or stream every regional game in Spanish.
Where to live stream Austin soccer games
Don’t have a TV, or just prefer to watch it on your laptop or phone? Look no further than Austin FC’s streaming options, including www.austinfc.com and the official mobile app—download in the Apple App Store and Google Play store.
If you’re located within Austin FC’s broadcast territory of the Austin and San Antonio metro areas, you can stream English language regional broadcasts.
Not sure you live in the broadcast area? Check your zip code here.
Fans outside of Austin FC’s broadcast territory can watch matches via streaming on ESPN+ (with subscription). Turn to fuboTV if you want to go all-in on soccer this season — MLS soccer, FIFA World Cup qualifiers, Champions League, English Premier League, LaLiga, Bundesliga.
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Austin FC TV schedule for 2022
Eight matches will be broadcast nationally on ESPN, FS1, or UNIMAS. All other matches will be broadcast regionally on The CW Austin, KBVO, and UNIMAS Austin.
|Opponent||Date/Time (CT)||TV Broadcast|
|Cincinnati||2.26 / 5:00pm||The CW Austin, UniMás Austin, Austin FC App|
|Miami||3.6 / 3:00pm||ESPN, ESPN Deportes|
|Portland||3.12 / 9:00pm||The CW Austin, UniMás Austin, Austin FC App|
|Seattle||3.20 / 3:30pm||FS1, FOX Deportes|
|San Jose||4.2 / 6:30pm||The CW Austin, Austin FC App|
|Minnesota||4.10 / 6:30pm||FS1, FOX Deportes|
|DC United||4.16 / 6:30pm||The CW Austin, Austin FC App|
|Vancouver||4.23 / 7:30pm||The CW Austin, UniMás Austin, Austin FC App|
|Houston||4.30 / 12:30pm||UniMás, TUDN, Twitter|
|LA Galaxy||5.8 / 6:00pm||FS1, FOX Deportes|
|Salt Lake||5.14 / 8:30pm||The CW Austin, Austin FC App|
|Los Angeles FC||5.18 / 9:30pm||KBVO, Austin FC App|
|Orlando||5.22 / 7:00pm||The CW Austin, Austin FC App|
|LA Galaxy||5.29 / 3:00pm||UniMás, TUDN, Twitter|
|Montreal||6.18 / 6:30pm||The CW Austin, Austin FC App|
|Dallas||6.25 / 8:00pm||The CW Austin, Austin FC App|
|Charlotte||6.30 / 6:00pm||KBVO, Austin FC App|
|Colorado||7.4 / 8:00pm||KBVO, Austin FC App|
|Atlanta||7.9 / 6:00pm||The CW Austin, UniMás Austin, Austin FC App|
|Houston||7.12 / 8:00pm||UniMás, TUDN, Twitter|
|Dallas||7.16 / 8:00pm||The CW Austin, Austin FC App|
|NY Red Bulls||7.24 / 7:00pm||KBVO, Austin FC App|
|Kansas City||7.30 / 7:30pm||The CW Austin, UniMás Austin, Austin FC App|
|San Jose||8.6 / 8:00pm||The CW Austin, UniMás Austin, Austin FC App|
|Kansas City||8.13 / 8:00pm||The CW Austin, UniMás Austin, Austin FC App|
|Minnesota||8.20 / 7:00pm||The CW Austin, UniMás Austin, Austin FC App|
|Los Angeles FC||8.26 / 7:00pm||ESPN, ESPN Deportes|
|Portland||8.31 / 8:00pm||KBVO, Austin FC App|
|Nashville||9.3 / 7:30pm||The CW Austin, UniMás Austin, Austin FC App|
|Seattle||9.10 / 7:00pm||The CW Austin, UniMás Austin, Austin FC App|
|Salt Lake||9.14 / TBD||KBVO, Austin FC App|
|Nashville||9.17 / 8:00pm||KBVO, Austin FC App|
|Vancouver||10.1 / 9:00pm||KBVO, Austin FC App|
|Colorado||10.9 / 4:00pm||The CW Austin, UniMás Austin, Austin FC App|
What’s new for 2022
Austin FC is delivering more media content than ever to fans in 2022. In addition to the game broadcasts, the club is rolling out these new shows and media events:
- 30-minute pre-game show before all home and away matches
- Biweekly Austin soccer show streaming on Twitch; hosted by Marshall Newhouse, Ali Khan, and Brittany Flowers
- Player-centric show streaming on Twitch from new studio at St. David’s Performance Center
- Midweek press conferences livestreamed on Twitch
- Post-match press conferences livestreamed on the Austin FC app
- New portable broadcast booth located at SW corner of Q2 Stadium
- Possible TBD show from the training facility’s barber shop
How to listen to Austin FC games
If the viewing options don’t work for you, turn your radio dial to ALT 97.5 FM, an iHeartRadio Austin station available across Central Texas. The radio station will broadcast ALL of Austin FC’s MLS regular season and postseason matches.
Who is in the broadcast booth
The broadcast team of Adrian Healey and Mike Lahoud are back commentating ATXFC’s regional games on TV, and on the radio at 97.5 FM for nationally televised matchups. When Adrian and Mike are announcing in the TV broadcast booth, Lincoln Rose will handle play-by-play on the radio.
Austin FC is doubling down on content for fans who can’t get enough Verde. The club is expanding its TV broadcasts and growing digital content in its second season.
Here are new Austin FC media initiatives, according to Sports Business Journal: