Bally Sports South, Bally Sports Southeast to televise 19 Atlanta United matches
ATLANTA – Bally Sports South and Bally Sports Southeast will televise 19 of 34 Atlanta United matches for the 2021 Major League Soccer regular season. In addition, Atlanta United LIVE pre- and postgame shows will air before and after every match on the networks.
Atlanta United will make its 2021 MLS season debut on Bally Sports Saturday, April 24, with the team’s home opener against the Chicago Fire airing on Bally Sports South at 7:30 p.m. ET. The regular season will conclude on Sunday, November 7, with a match between Atlanta and FC Cincinnati at 3 p.m. ET on either Bally Sports South or Bally Sports Southeast, to be determined at a later date.
Kevin Egan (play-by-play announcer) and Dan Gargan (analyst) will both return for a fifth season calling United matches for the networks, and Jillian Sakovits will enter her fourth season as host/reporter.
Atlanta United telecasts on Bally Sports South and Bally Sports Southeast will be widely available throughout Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, South Carolina, western North Carolina and parts of Tennessee on cable, satellite and streaming providers, including AT&T U-verse, AT&T TV, DirecTV, Spectrum and Xfinity. The network’s schedule is attached to the email (subject to change) with local channel listings listed here.
Additional Atlanta United coverage from the networks will also be available on the @BallySportsSO Facebook, Instagram and Twitter accounts.
About Bally Sports South and Bally Sports Southeast
Bally Sports South and Bally Sports Southeast (formerly known as FOX Sports South and FOX Sports Southeast) are Sinclair-owned Regional Sports Networks. They form the largest RSN in the United States, delivering coverage to more states than any other RSN, including Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee. As rightsholders for the Atlanta Braves, Atlanta Dream, Atlanta Hawks, Atlanta United, Carolina Hurricanes, Charlotte Hornets, Memphis Grizzlies, Nashville Predators, and Atlantic Coast Conference, the networks produce 750+ live events while televising 2600+ live events and studio shows annually.
About Atlanta United
Atlanta United joined Major League Soccer in 2017 and won the 2018 MLS Cup in just its second season, the earliest an expansion team has won the title since 1998. The club has set multiple league records including season tickets sales (36,000-plus), single-game attendance (72,548), single-season average (53,002) and total home attendance (901,033). Owned by Arthur M. Blank, and led by club President Darren Eales, Atlanta United plays its home matches at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. For more information about Atlanta United, including how to purchase season tickets, visit: www.atlutd.com, and follow @ATLUTD.