James Nielsen / Houston Chronicle

Houston Dynamo unveil local TV broadcast schedule for 2013

The Houston Dynamo today announced their local broadcast TV schedule, with 27 games airing on Comcast SportsNet Houston (CSN), CSN2 and KPRC Local 2.

CSN Houston or CSN2 will air 21 games and six games will air on KPRC Local 2 (NBC). In addition to games, CSN will produce live pregame and postgame shows, a weekly in-season magazine show, a monthly off-season show, a preseason preview, a postseason wrap-up special, and a behind-the-scenes documentary series. Between Comcast SportsNet Houston and KPRC Local 2, the Dynamo will have more than 200 hours of local English TV programming.

Four of the five Dynamo games that will be broadcast nationally in Spanish on UniMás will also be broadcast in English on CSN Houston or CSN2. The fifth game will broadcast on CSN on a delay.  

The first Dynamo game broadcast on CSN is Saturday, March 23 when the Dynamo host the Vancouver Whitecaps at 7:30 p.m. at BBVA Compass Stadium. The preseason preview show will debut on Monday, February 25 at 6:30 p.m. The first weekly magazine show, Dynamo Weekly, will debut on Thursday, March 7 at 4 p.m.

The Dynamo open the 2013 season on Saturday, March 2 when they host D.C. United at BBVA Compass Stadium in a rematch of the 2012 Eastern Conference Championship.  Tickets are on sale for the first 5 games at www.houstondynamo.com/tickets or by calling 713-276-GOAL.

2013 Broadcast Schedule

Sat., March 2 D.C. United 7 pm NBCSN
Tue., March 5 Santos Laguna 7 pm FOX Soccer
Wed., March 13 at Santos Laguna 7 pm FOX Soccer
Sun., March 17 at FC Dallas 12 noon ESPN2
Sat., March 23 Vancouver Whitecaps 7:30 pm CSNH
Sat., March 30 San Jose Earthquakes 7:30 pm KPRC
Sat., April 6 at Portland Timbers 9:30 pm CSN2
Sun., April 14 Chicago Fire 4 pm UniMás^
Sat., April 20 at Toronto FC 3 pm KPRC
Sun., April 28 Colorado Rapids 4 pm CSNH / UniMás
Sun., May 5 at LA Galaxy 10 pm ESPN2
Wed., May 8 at D.C. United 6 pm CSN2 / Mega TV
Sun., May 12 Sporting KC 7 pm CSNH
Sat., May 18 New England Revolution 7:30 pm KPRC
Sun., May 26 at Sporting KC 2:30 pm NBCSN
Sat., June 1 at Columbus Crew 6:30 pm CSN2 / Mega TV
Wed., June 19 at Montreal Impact 7 pm KPRC
Sat., June 22 Toronto FC 8 pm CSNH
Sun., June 30 at New York Red Bulls 1 pm ESPN2
Sat., July 6 Philadelphia Union 8 pm CSNH
Sat., July 13 at New England Revolution 6:30 pm CSNH / Mega TV
Sat., July 27 Chicago Fire 7 pm NBCSN
Sat., August 3 Columbus Crew 8 pm CSN2
Sat., August 10 at Real Salt Lake 8:30 pm CSN2 / Mega TV
Sat., August 17 Seattle Sounders 8 pm KPRC
Sat., August 24 at Montreal Impact 6 pm CSN2 / Mega TV
Sun., Sept. 1 at Chicago Fire 4 pm CSNH /UniMás
Wed., Sept. 4 at Columbus Crew 6:30 pm CSNH / Mega TV
Sun., Sept. 8 New York Red Bulls 4 pm CSNH / UniMás
Sat., Sept. 14 at Philadelphia Union 6:30 pm CSN2 / Mega TV
Sat., Sept. 21 Chivas USA 7:30 pm KPRC
Sat., Sept. 28 at New England Revolution 6:30 pm CSN2
Fri., Oct. 4 Montreal Impact 7:30 pm CSNH
Wed., Oct. 9 Sporting KC 7:30 pm CSNH
Sun., Oct. 20 New York Red Bulls 4 pm CSNH / UniMás
Sun., Oct. 27 D.C. United 12:30 pm NBC

^Will also air on CSN Houston on delay