TNT & HBO Max’s Pre, Half and Postgame Coverage On Location for Both USMNT Matches, Team’s First Action Since FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022
Luke Wileman to Provide Play-By-Play with Game Analysts Kyle Martino & Julie Foudy & Reporter Melissa Ortiz Live from Southern California
Warner Bros. Discovery Sports will feature two upcoming U.S. Men’s National Team matches, starting with Serbia in Los Angeles, Wednesday, Jan. 25, at 10 p.m. ET, on HBO Max. The match will be the team’s first since reaching the Round of 16 at FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022. Later in the week, U.S. Soccer will make its debut on TNT with the USMNT facing Colombia in Carson, Calif. on Saturday, Jan. 28, at 7:30 p.m.
TNT and HBO Max’s coverage will originate from Southern California with 30-minute pregame shows –presented by AT&T – and postgame shows from Banc of California Stadium and Dignity Health Sports Park, respectively. Coverage will also include the Halftime Show presented by Volkswagen. Sara Walsh will host on site along with analysts DaMarcus Beasley, Julie Foudy and Kyle Martino.
Martino – making his WBD Sports debut – and Foudy will also serve as game commentators, while Luke Wileman (play-by-play) and Melissa Ortiz (reporter) round out the game crew.
Throughout the course of its first year, WBD Sports will present more than 20 matches with a balanced approach to programming featuring the Women’s and Men’s National Teams, including an extensive lineup of games showcased on TNT. As the full broadcasting schedule is finalized for all matches in 2023, WBD Sports and U.S. Soccer will share the updated programming information as soon as possible.
In addition, Bleacher Report, House of Highlights, B/R Football, and HighlightHER will provide content to our fans throughout the year, elevating the profile of the players and their stories with fans.
For U.S. Soccer programming on HBO Max, fans can head to the homepage or the sports genre page to tune in to the match live as well as pre- and postgame coverage with no commercial breaks. Replays will be available immediately following postgame coverage.
WBD Sports and the U.S. Soccer Federation are in the first of an eight-year multimedia rights agreement which made TNT and HBO Max the exclusive English-language home to more than 20 Women’s and Men’s National Team matches every year.