Time Warner Cable Secure Broadcast Deal with WNBA’s Los Angeles Sparks

By Community | March 15, 2012

Time Warner Cable have reached a multi-year broadcast partnership with the WNBA’s Los Angeles Sparks.

Beginning with the season opener May 18, 10 Sparks games during the 2012 season will be shown on KDOC and 12 on Time Warner Cable SoCal 101, before transitioning to a minimum of 25 games per year, starting in 2013 on Time Warner Cable Sports’ new L.A.-based English and Spanish language RSNs, which will launch in fall 2012.

The company plans to seek agreements with all satellite, cable and telco distributors in the Sparks’ territory to carry the new Regional Sports Networks.

Mark Shuken, senior VP and GM for Time Warner Cable Sports Regional Networks, said: “We are excited to announce our partnership with the Los Angeles Sparks,one of the most accomplished franchises in women’s professional sports. 

“The Sparks are a great addition to our roster of marquee programming partners, and we look forward to offering their fans access to more in-depth coverage of the team they love.”

by Ismail Uddin