I hope you are enjoying Day 1 of camp, Insiders!
As announced today in a joint statement, the LA Kings have a full broadcast schedule for 2022-23, including a slate of 73 regular season games that will air on Bally Sports West. Combined with the already published national schedule, all 82 LA Kings regular season games this season will be televised locally for Kings fans to watch. Additionally, the team announced that all 82 games will air, as always, via iHeartRadio on the LA Kings iHeartRadio Network, in addition to a package of select local games on Tu Liga Radio in Spanish.
As announced earlier this month, the Kings will be featured via national broadcast nine times this season, with games on ESPN, ESPN+ and TNT, beginning with Opening Night, which will be part of the opening doubleheader of the ESPN season on Tuesday, October 11. .
The complete br of 82 gamesThe broadcast schedule is available below:
In addition to the 73 regular season games, Bally Sports West will also broadcast two home preseason games with a Kings broadcast team: Oct. 2 vs. Anaheim at Crypto.com Arena and Oct. 6 vs. Vegas in Utah. The two additional preseason games against the Ducks will also be broadcast through a Bally production, though they will feature a broadcast team from Anaheim. In total, the team’s final four preseason games will be televised locally in the Los Angeles market.
The Kings’ broadcast team will not change this season, with the duo of Alex Faust and Jim Fox back together on television and the team of Nick Nickson and Daryl Evans together on radio. For the Tu Liga matches, the team of Francisco X. Rivera and Nano Cortés resumes its functions by calling select local matches in Spanish.
Joining Faust and Fox as part of the telecast will be Patrick O’Neal, who returns as host of LA Kings Live, seated alongside former Kings players Jarrett Stoll and Derek Armstrong. Additionally, Carrlyn Bathe returns for her fifth season to provide interviews, reports and social media updates surrounding broadcasts at home and on the road. From the Bally Sports West production facility, Steven “Hoover” Dorfman will begin his 14th season on Kings broadcasts, serving as producer, and Mike Hassan will return to direct broadcasts, a position he has held since 1995.
On the radio side, Jesse Cohen hosts a pregame call-in show before select Kings games, including all games broadcast at home. The pre-game show will kick off in the preseason on October 2 against Anaheim. Plus, yours truly will contribute a first midway segment alongside Nickson, both at home and on the road.
Since the official launch –
The LA Kings and Bally Sports West today launched their regular season television show featuring 73 games for the 2022-23 campaign and 75 contests in total, Kings Senior Vice President of Marketing, Communications and Content Michael Altieri and Bally Sports West Senior/General Manager announced Vice President Rebecca Schulte.
The Kings also announced today that all Kings preseason, regular season and postseason contests will once again air live on the LA Kings iHeartRadio Audio Network, a personalized station available on iHeartRadio, and select home games will air in Spanish on KWKW 1330. AM Tu Liga Radio for another season.
All 82 Kings regular season games will air this season locally or on national television with coverage of LA Kings Hockey regular season games on Bally Sports West beginning with the Kings-Seattle Kraken game on Crypto. com Arena on Thursday, October 13. the club’s second game of the season. Game time is 7:30 pm when the Kings wrap up a two-game homestand (Kings-Vegas Golden Knights season/home opener Tuesday, Oct. 11 will air on ESPN, ESPN+).
The 2022 Kings preseason at Bally Sports West kicks off with two special “at-home” Kings preseason game telecasts: Oct. 2 vs. the Ducks and Oct. 6 vs. Las Vegas from Salt Lake City. The Oct. 4 Kings-Ducks preseason game in Anaheim will also air on Bally Sports SoCal (Ducks broadcast) as will the Kings-Ducks game at Crypto.com Arena on Oct. 8 (Ducks broadcast – Bally Sports SoCal).
Games will air this season on Bally Sports West and Bally Sports SoCal.
He also returns to the “LA Kings Weekly” television schedule. The show takes Kings fans behind the scenes with exclusive interviews, one-off features and more. The half-hour show debuts Oct. 20 on Bally Sports West on the heels of the LA Kings-Pittsburgh Penguins contest. A special special Kings Season Preview show debuts at Bally Sports West on October 6.
Kings programming that airs on Bally Sports West, Bally Sports SoCal and KCOP TV will stream live on the Bally Sports app and on ballysports.com when viewers authenticate through their pay TV service. New this season, Kings games will also be available on Bally Sports+, Bally Sports’ new independent streaming subscription service that gives fans a new way to watch their favorite teams. Fans can visit ballysportsplus.com for more information and to sign up beginning September 26.
This year’s broadcast schedule on KWKW 1330 AM Tu Liga Radio will be announced at a later date. The games for the second consecutive year will be available through Tu Liga Live Stream (tuligaradio.com) simultaneously with the regular radio broadcast.
As previously announced, the following Kings games will air nationally:
ESPN/TNT: 10/11 vs. Vegas (ESPN, ESPN+); 10/18 in Nashville (ESPN, ESPN+); 11/16 @ Edmonton (TNT); 11/1 against San José (TNT); 2/17 in Anaheim (ESPN); 4/4 vs. Edmonton (ESPN); ESPN+/Hulu Exclusive: 8/11 vs. Minnesota (ESPN+/Hulu); 11/10 vs. Chicago (ESPN+/Hulu); 1/3 vs. Dallas (ESPN+/Hulu).