WNBA Gets New Deal With CBS Sports

NEW YORK (AP) -- CBS Sports has signed a multiyear deal with the WNBA to broadcast 40 games per season beginning next month. The games will be in primetime and on weekends, and will be shown on the CBS Sports Network with Minnesota versus Chicago on Saturday, May 25, the first game aired.
The league, which will begin its 23rd season on May 24, also has a deal with ESPN to show 16 regular season telecasts, including three on ABC.
Last year, the WNBA had a strong regular season with combined average viewership across ESPN2 and NBA TV up 31% over 2018.

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