Scripps Sports Delivers New Audience To WNBA With ‘Friday Night Spotlight On Ion’

The first season of ‘WNBA Friday Night Spotlight On Ion’ grew the league’s audience by 24%. Pictured: WNBA Commissioner Cathy Engelbert and Scripps CEO Adam Symson.

Rush Media & TVU Networks Redefine Coverage Of WNBA With Remote Production

TVU Networks, a global provider of IP-based live video solutions, says Rush Media Co. is using TVU’s Remote Production System (RPS) to leverage its full studio infrastructure in Waunakee, Wis., […]

Prime Video Tips Off WNBA Commissioner’s Cup Championship Game Coverage

E.W. Scripps, WNBA Ink Broadcast Deal

E.W. Scripps has scored the first rights deal for its nascent sports division with the women’s basketball league, where Friday night games will begin airing on its Ion stations on May 26. Pictured: WNBA Commissioner Cathy Engelbert and Scripps CEO Adam Symson.

Griner’s Return To WNBA Tips Off ESPN Coverage

NEW YORK (AP) — Brittney Griner’s return to the WNBA will tip off ESPN’s coverage of the league’s 27th season when the Phoenix Mercury visit the Los Angeles Sparks on […]

Meta To Offer 50+ Live NBA Games In Virtual Reality On Meta Quest

Meta says it is expanding its partnership with the NBA and WNBA to launch more than 50 live NBA games in virtual reality on Meta Quest, including five in immersive, 180-degree VR. Those five games will feature celebrity broadcasters Meta said.

Amazon Snags Partial WNBA Rights Amid Live Sports Push

The streamer has inked a multi-year deal with the league to run 16 regular season games, including the inaugural Commissioner’s Cup title matchup.

CBS Sports Network To Air WNBA Games

CBS Sports Network will broadcast 40 WNBA games beginning next month when the season opens. The Minnesota Lynx vs. the Chicago Sky on May 25 will be the first game on the CBS Sports Network.

WNBA To Stream 20 Games On Twitter

It’s the first women’s sport to be live-streamed on Twitter. The inaugural game will be the Dallas Wings against the Phoenix Mercury on May 14. The agreement also includes the WNBA joining Twitter’s Amplify program, which will include 40 highlight packages per week being featured across Twitter.

Ratings Increase For WNBA Playoffs

NEW YORK (AP) — The WNBA postseason drew its biggest television audience in seven years with a double-digit increase in ratings over last season. The Phoenix Mercury’s three-game sweep of the […]