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As announced earlier today in a joint release, the LA Kings have a full 2022-23 broadcast schedule, including a list of 73 regular-season games to be broadcast through Bally Sports West. Combined with the previously released national schedule, all 82 LA Kings regular season games this season will be televised locally for Kings fans. Additionally, the team announced that all 82 games will be streamed as always via iHeartRadio in LA’s Kings iHeartRadio Network, in addition to a package of select home games on Tu Liga Radio in Spanish.
As announced earlier this month, the Kings will be featured nine times this season via national broadcast, with games on ESPN, ESPN+ and TNT, beginning with opening night, which will be part of the season-opening doubleheader on Tuesday, October 11 will be from ESPN.
The full, 82-game brThe broadcast schedule is available below –
In addition to the 73 regular season games, Bally Sports West will also air two preseason home games with a Kings broadcast team – October 2 against Anaheim at Crypto.com Arena and October 6 against Vegas in Utah. The two additional preseason games against the Ducks will also be broadcast via a Bally production, although they will include an Anaheim broadcast crew. In all, the team’s final four preseason games will be televised locally in the Los Angeles market.
The Kings broadcast team will remain unchanged this season, with duo 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 games, Francisco X. Rivera and Nano Cortés’ team resume their roles and call select home games in Spanish.
Joining Faust and Fox as part of the televised broadcast is Patrick O’Neal, who returns as the presenter of LA Kings Live and sits alongside former Kings players Jarret Stoll and Derek Armstrong. Additionally, Carrlyn Bathe is back for her fifth season to provide interviews, reports and social media updates for all things home and street television. From the production center of Bally Sports West, Steven “Hoover” Dorfman will begin his 14th season on Kings TV shows and serve as producer, and Mike Hassan will once again direct TV shows, a position he has held since 1995.
On the radio side, Jesse Cohen will host a pre-game call-in show ahead of select Kings games, including any games that are televised at home. The pregame show begins preseason on October 2 against Anaheim. Additionally, with a first break segment alongside Nickson, you’ll be contributing both at home and on the go.
From the official publication –
The LA Kings and Bally Sports West today released their regular television schedule, which includes 73 games for the 2022-23 season and a total of 75 competitions, Kings Senior Vice President, Marketing, Communications and Content Michael Altieri and Bally Sports West General Manager/Senior Das said Vice President Rebecca Schulte.
The Kings also announced today that all Kings preseason, regular season and postseason competitions will again be streamed live on the LA Kings iHeartRadio Audio Network, a custom station available on iHeartRadio, and select home games will be broadcast in Spanish on KWKW 1330 AM Tu Liga Radio broadcast for one more season.
All 82 Kings regular season games will be televised locally or nationally this season, with LA Kings Hockey regular season game coverage on Bally Sports West featuring the Kings-Seattle Kraken game at the Crypto.com Arena on am Thursday October 13th begins. the club’s second game of the season. Game time is 7:30 p.m. when the Kings conclude a two-game home game (Kings-Vegas Golden Knights season/home opener on Tuesday, October 11 will be broadcast on ESPN, ESPN+).
The 2022 Kings Preseason on Bally Sports West kicks off with two special Kings preseason game broadcasts of “home games”: October 2 vs. the Ducks and October 6 vs. Vegas from Salt Lake City. The Kings-Ducks preseason game on Oct. 4 in Anaheim will also be broadcast 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 be broadcast this season on Bally Sports West and Bally Sports SoCal.
“LA Kings Weekly” also returns to the TV program. The show takes Kings fans behind the scenes with exclusive interviews, unique features and more. The half-hour show debuts October 20 on Bally Sports West immediately after the LA Kings-Pittsburgh Penguins contest. A special Kings Season Preview special show debuts October 6th on Bally Sports West.
Kings programming airing on Bally Sports West, Bally Sports SoCal and KCOP TV will stream live on the Bally Sports app and ballysports.com when viewers authenticate through their pay TV service. New this season, Kings games will also be available on Bally Sports+, Bally Sports’ brand new standalone streaming subscription service, offering fans a new way to watch their favorite teams. Fans can visit ballysportsplus.com starting September 26th to learn more and register.
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 via the Tu Liga Live Stream (tuligaradio.com) simultaneously with the regular radio broadcast.
As previously announced, the following Kings games will be broadcast nationally:
ESPN/TNT: 10/11 vs. Vegas (ESPN, ESPN+); 18.10. in Nashville (ESPN, ESPN+); 11/16 @ Edmonton (TNT); 1/11 vs. San Jose (TNT); 2/17 @ Anaheim (ESPN); 4/4 vs Edmonton (ESPN); ESPN+/Hulu Exclusive: 11/8 vs Minnesota (ESPN+/Hulu); 11.10. vs. Chicago (ESPN+ / Hulu); 1/3 against Dallas (ESPN+ / Hulu).