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Sun games to be broadcast on multiple networks, streaming platforms

Connecticut guard Natisha Hiedeman is returning to the Sun this season.

Want to watch the Connecticut Sun this season on TV or your favorite device?

Better print out a 2023 WNBA schedule.

WNBA games will be broadcasting games nationally on 10 networks or platforms this season including CBS and Paramount Plus, ABC, ESPN and their streaming platform ESPN3, the CBS Sports Network, NBA TV and ION, along with streaming platforms Prime Video, Meta (Facebook) and Twitter.

Thirty-two of Connecticut’s 40 games will be broadcast nationally. The Sun will be on Amazon Prime Video (streaming) and NBA TV seven times. Connecticut will be on CBS Sports Network five times and on the over-the-air ION network four times. ION’s local affiliate in Connecticut is WHPX Channel 26 out of New London.

Three games will be streamed on ESPN3, the network’s streaming platform with two games on ESPN and one game on Twitter. The Sun are not scheduled to have a game streamed on Meta (Facebook).

Connecticut will have one game broadcast nationally on CBS and one game on ABC.

In its fifth year of WNBA coverage, CBS kick off their schedule with the Sun facing New York on Saturday, May 27 at 1 p.m.

The Liberty added 2021 WNBA MVP Jonquel Jones from Connecticut, 2018 MVP Breanna Stewart from Seattle and six-time league assists leader Courtney Vandersloot from Chicago to a roster that already included 2022 All-WNBA selection Sabrina Ionescu. The Sun, who played in the finals a year ago, are led by 2022 WNBA All-Star Brionna Jones and All-Star Alyssa Thomas, who posted a WNBA-record four triple-doubles across the 2022 regular season and postseason.

CBS/Paramount+ and the CBS Sports Network will broadcast 40 games with ION (44), NBA TV (43), Prime Video (21), Meta (20) and Twitter (12) broadcasting WNBA contests. Coupled with the 25 national broadcasts across ABC, ESPN and ESPN2 announced in March, a total of 205 live broadcasts and streams will be offered this season.

“Providing our passionate, growing fan base with increased opportunities to view WNBA games and related content across traditional as well as streaming and social platforms continues to be a primary focus,” said WNBA Commissioner Cathy Engelbert.

2023 Connecticut Sun schedule

Date Opponent Network
Friday, May 19 at Indiana, 7 p.m.
Sunday, May 21 WASHINGTON, 1 p.m.
Tuesday, May 23 at Washington, 7 p.m.
Saturday, May 27 at New York, 1 p.m. CBS (WFSB-3)
Tuesday, May 30 INDIANA, 7 p.m.
Thursday, June 1 at Minnesota, 8 p.m. Amazon Prime Video
Sunday, June 4 DALLAS, 1 p.m. NBA-TV
Tuesday, June 6 LAS VEGAS, 7 p.m.
Thursday, June 8 LAS VEGAS, 7 p.m. Amazon Prime Video
Sunday, June 11 at Atlanta, 4 p.m. ESPN3
Thursday, June 15 ATLANTA, 7 p.m. Amazon Prime Video
Sunday, June 18 at Los Angeles, 7:30 p.m.
Tuesday, June 20 at Seattle, 10 p.m. NBA TV
Thursday, June 22 at Minnesota, 8 p.m. CBS Sports Network
Sunday, June 25 CHICAGO, 1 p.m. ESPN3
Tuesday, June 27 NEW YORK, 7 p.m. NBA TV
Saturday, July 1 at Las Vegas, 3 p.m. ABC (WTNH-8)
Thursday, July 6 SEATTLE, 7 p.m. Amazon Prime Video
Sunday, July 9 WASHINGTON, 3 p.m. ESPN
Wednesday, July 12 at Chicago, noon
Tuesday, July 18 at Phoenix, 10 p.m. CBS Sports Network
Thursday, July 20 ATLANTA, 11:30 a.m. NBA TV
Saturday, July 22 at Atlanta, 1 p.m. ESPN
Tuesday, July 25 at Dallas, 8 p.m. ESPN3
Sunday, July 30 MINNESOTA, 1 p.m. CBS Sports Network
Tuesday, Aug. 1 MINNESOTA, 7 p.m. ESPN
Friday, Aug. 4 at Indiana, 7 p.m. ION (WHPX-26)
Tuesday, Aug. 8 at Seattle, 3 p.m. NBA TV
Thursday, Aug. 10 at Phoenix, 10 p.m. Amazon Prime Video
Saturday, Aug. 12 at Dallas, 8 p.m.
Friday, Aug. 18 DALLAS, 7 p.m. ION (WHPX-26)
Sunday, Aug. 20 at Chicago, 5 p.m. NBA TV
Tuesday, Aug. 22 at Washington, 7 p.m. NBA TV
Thursday, Aug. 24 NEW YORK, 7 p.m. Amazon Prime Video
Sunday, Aug. 27 LOS ANGELES, 1 p.m. CBS Sports Network
Thursday, Aug. 31 PHOENIX, 7 p.m. Amazon Prime Video
Friday, Sept. 1 at New York, 7:30 p.m. ION (WHPX-26)
Tues. Sept. 5 LOS ANGELES, 7 p.m. Twitter
Friday, Sept. 8 INDIANA, 7 p.m. ION (WHPX-26)
Sunday, Sept. 10 CHICAGO, 1 p.m. CBS Sports Network


Gerry deSimas, Jr., is the editor and founder of The Collinsville Press. He is an award-winning writer and has been covering sports in Connecticut and New England for more than 40 years. He was inducted into the New England High School Wrestling Hall of Fame in 2018.

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