LAFC and Univision Los Angeles today announced that the Club’s Official Spanish-Language TV partner will broadcast 18 regular season matches in Los Angeles – 2 matches on UniMás KFTR and 16 on partner station KVMD.
LAFC’s first locally broadcast Spanish-language game will be Saturday, March 23 against Real Salt Lake. Univision will produce the 18 Spanish-language matches, as well as all of LAFC’s locally broadcast English-language matches, which will be available on YouTube TV.
“We remain committed to having our matches accessible to all of our fans and supporters in Los Angeles,” LAFC President and Co-Owner Tom Penn said. “Univision Los Angeles is an award-winning broadcast leader who is trusted by our fans to provide comprehensive content and coverage of the Club.”
In addition to the 18 regular season locally broadcast Spanish-language matches, Univision Los Angeles will also produce pre and post-game shows, as well as provide exclusive, behind-the-scenes access to the team on various shows and across Univision’s digital platforms.
Univision Deportes’ outstanding team of experts will deliver play-by-play commentary and analysis for each of the Spanish-language telecasts. Additionally, Univision will have a presence in the fan activation area at Banc of California Stadium for all matches.
“Univision continues its commitment to showcasing the best in sports, offering our audience quality programming and a great broadcast experience,” said Luis Patiño, President & General of Univision Los Angeles. “There are no bigger sports fans than Latinos in Los Angeles, and we are excited to once again partner with LAFC on the 2019 season.”
Univision’s local broadcast stations, including UniMás KFTR, 46 consistently rank among the top broadcast stations in the Los Angeles market.
“We made history last season with Univision Los Angeles, and we are excited to continue this relationship in 2019,” LAFC EVP and Chief Business Officer Larry Freedman said. “Univision Los Angeles is the perfect partner for us in the Hispanic community as we build LAFC street by street and block by block.”
Partner station KVMD, over-the-air channel 31.1, is focused on multi-cultural programming and is available throughout Southern California on various cable and satellite systems, as listed:
AT&T – Ch. 31/1031
Charter* – Ch 21/721
Cox* – Ch. 23/1063
DirecTV/Dish – Ch. 31
Frontier/Verizon Fios – Ch. 23/523
Spectrum* – Ch. 21/23/32/721/1241
*Check your local listings for additional channel information.