SEATTLE -- The Seattle Storm announced a new partnership with Q13 FOX (KCPQ Ch. 13) and JOEtv (KZJO Ch. 22, cable 110) to broadcast 15 of the Storm’s 2016 regular-season home games on JOEtv. In addition to the local broadcasts, all Storm road games will be broadcast on a combination of WNBA LiveAccess, NBATV and ESPN2.
"Q13 FOX and JOEtv have a proven commitment to enhanced coverage of local sports and we are thrilled to add the Storm to a network that already covers the Seahawks and Sounders," said Storm President & GM Alisha Valavanis. "Not only does increased coverage of Seattle Storm basketball benefit our loyal fans but we hope it leads to future generations of Storm fans! We are very much looking forward to the partnership with Q13 FOX and JOEtv."
15 Storm home games will be broadcast live on JOEtv (ch. 22, cable 110). June 28 vs. Atlanta will be streamed live on ESPN3 and June 30 vs. Dallas be aired locally on Q13 FOX/JOEtv sister station ThisTV (see channels below), and the WNBA LiveAccess stream.
"It's a thrill to add another championship team to our roster of local sports partners which include the Seattle Seahawks and Sounders FC," said Pam Pearson, Q13 FOX/JOEtv SVP/General Manager. "We are very proud to bring these games to Western Washington's fans of professional basketball and we look forward to an exciting season."
The Storm returns Sportsradio 950 KJR personality Dick Fain for his 10th season as the play-by-play on-air talent. Color analyst Elise Woodward, who serves as a Pac-12 network analyst and University of Washington on-air talent, returns to the sidelines for her ninth Storm season.
The entire broadcast schedule is below and posted on StormBasketball.com. NBATV games will be announced at a later date.
Seattle opens its 2016 WNBA home slate at KeyArena on Sunday, May 22 vs. defending WNBA Champions Minnesota Lynx. Secure the best seats in the house with Storm 360 Memberships, available now, starting at $288, available online or by calling (206) 217-WNBA (9622). For packages and group discounts, please call 206-217-WNBA (9622).
ABOUT Q13 FOX AND JOEtv
Q13 FOX is the Seattle/Tacoma FOX Network affiliate and the home of Q13 FOX News, which provides 10 hours of local news programming weekdays. Q13 FOX is the official television partner of the Seattle Seahawks and Seattle Sounders FC. Additionally, as a FOX affiliate, Q13 FOX carries Major League Baseball's World Series, Pac-12 Football and NASCAR. JOEtv is the Seattle/Tacoma My Network TV affiliate broadcasting on channel 22 and also available on Comcast Cable 110. JOEtv carries a variety of programming including Sounders FC matches and entertainment programming. In addition, Q13 FOX News at 9 airs nightly on JOEtv and is the #1 nine o'clock news program in the market. For more information visit www.q13fox.com.
Tribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO) is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of Tribune Broadcasting’s 42 owned or operated local television stations reaching more than 50 million households, national entertainment network WGN America, whose reach is approaching 80 million households, Tribune Studios, and Gracenote, one of the world’s leading sources of video, music and sports metadata, powering electronic program guides in televisions, automobiles and mobile devices. Tribune Media also includes Chicago’s WGN-AM and the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV. Additionally, the Company owns and manages a significant number of real estate properties across the U.S. and holds other strategic investments in media. For more information please visitwww.tribunemedia.com.
About the Seattle Storm
The Seattle Storm is a two-time WNBA championship team committed to bringing a premium professional basketball and entertainment experience to a fan base rich in tradition and support. The organization places high value on community and building platforms to positively impact the overall entertainment, attraction and economy of the Puget Sound region. In addition, the Storm is dedicated to local youth development in the areas of fitness and wellness; with a special emphasis on inspiring leadership, motivation and the empowerment of girls and women. For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit StormBasketball.com.
2016 Seattle Storm Local Broadcast Schedule
DAY DATE TIME OPPONENT LOCATION
SUN May 15 2 p.m. @ Los Angeles LiveAccess
FRI May 20 7 p.m. @ Phoenix LiveAccess
SUN May 22 4 p.m. vs. Minnesota JOEtv
THU May 26 7 p.m. vs. Washington JOEtv
SAT May 28 7 p.m. vs. Connecticut JOEtv
WED June 1 4 p.m. @ Indiana LiveAccess
FRI June 3 7 p.m. vs. Phoenix JOEtv
SUN June 5 4 p.m. vs. New York JOEtv
FRI June 10 4 p.m. @ Connecticut LiveAccess
SUN June 12 3 p.m. @ Indiana LiveAccess
TUE June 14 5 p.m. @ San Antonio LiveAccess
THU June 16 5:30 p.m. @ Dallas LiveAccess
SUN June 19 4 p.m. vs. Minnesota JOEtv
FRI June 24 7 p.m. vs. Connecticut JOEtv
TUE June 28 7 p.m. vs. Atlanta ESPN 3
THU June 30 7 p.m. vs. Dallas ThisTV & LiveAccess
TUE July 5 4 p.m. @ Atlanta LiveAccess
WED July 6 4 p.m. @ New York LiveAccess
FRI July 8 6 p.m. @ San Antonio LiveAccess
SUN July 10 4 p.m. vs. Indiana JOEtv
FRI July 15 7 p.m. vs. Washington JOEtv
SUN July 17 4 p.m. vs. Chicago JOEtv
WED July 20 12 p.m. vs. San Antonio JOEtv
FRI July 22 5 p.m. @ Minnesota LiveAccess
FRI Aug. 26 7 p.m. vs. Los Angeles JOEtv
SUN Aug. 28 4 p.m. @ Minnesota ESPN2
WED Aug. 31 7 p.m. vs. Dallas JOEtv
FRI Sept. 2 5:30 p.m. @ Chicago LiveAccess
SUN Sept. 4 3 p.m. @ Atlanta LiveAccess
WED Sept. 7 4 p.m. @ New York LiveAccess
FRI Sept. 9 4 p.m. @Washington LiveAccess
SUN Sept. 11 4 p.m. vs. Los Angeles JOEtv
SUN Sept 18 4 p.m. vs. Chicago JOEtv
All times Pacific
ThisTV can be found on the following channels:
Wave Cable 94