Sporting KC and FSKC announce 2017 TV schedule

Graham Zusi and Sporting KC will be on FOX Sports Kansas City 26 times this season.
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FOX Sports Kansas City will televise 26 Sporting Kansas City games in 2017, its first season as the exclusive television home of the team. A detailed television schedule was announced today.

All Sporting KC telecasts will air on FOX Sports Kansas City or FOX Sports Kansas City Plus in Kansas, Nebraska and western Missouri. All games are also scheduled to air in the St. Louis market, and the vast majority will be available to viewers in Mid-Missouri and Iowa as well, on FOX Sports Midwest or FOX Sports Midwest Plus.

FS1 and ESPN will televise eight games to a national audience.

Channel numbers for FOX Sports Kansas City for major local video providers are listed HERE. Additional channel numbers can be found at FOXSportsKansasCity.com.

In addition, viewers within Sporting KC’s TV footprint who receive FOX Sports Kansas City or FOX Sports Midwest as part of their television subscription will be able to stream Sporting KC telecasts on FOX Sports GO. To stream matches, viewers must verify their credentials by signing in with their pay-TV provider’s user ID and password. FOX Sports GO carries no additional charge and can be accessed with the FOX Sports GO app or at FOXSportsGO.com.

Nate Bukaty will return for his third season as Sporting KC’s play-by-play announcer, with Matt Lawrence as color commentator and Jillian Carroll as host and sideline reporter. Sporting KC will produce the telecasts, including 30-minute pregame and postgame shows, enhanced with FOX Sports’ on-air production elements.