Arizona’s Family announces broadcast partnership with Phoenix Rising, launch of new network

Published: Jan. 25, 2023 at 8:34 AM MST
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PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) — Listen up, soccer fans! Arizona’s Family is now the official broadcast partner of Phoenix Rising FC, Arizona’s professional soccer club. In addition, all 34 games will air live on the newly-created Arizona’s Family Sports and Entertainment Network.

“This is an exciting time for Arizona’s Family,” said Debbie Bush, Vice President and General Manager of Arizona’s Family. “The creation of the Arizona’s Family Sports and Entertainment Network will allow us to provide viewers with exciting live sports at no additional cost to them. Arizonans love their soccer so when this opportunity presented itself, we knew it would be the perfect partnership to launch our network.”

The new network launches on March 1, prior to the start of the USL Championship league’s new season. The Phoenix Rising will take on Charleston Battery for its first game of the season on March 11 at 5:30 p.m. See the entire schedule here.

“Phoenix Rising is thrilled to announce this landmark partnership with Arizona’s Family,” said Rising’s President Bobby Dulle. “This deal makes Phoenix Rising soccer accessible to anyone in Arizona through 2025. We’re also honored to be the first sports franchise to join Arizona’s Family newest venture. We cannot wait to kick off our 2023 season at our new home in the City of Phoenix, live on Arizona’s Family.”

The Arizona’s Family Sports and Entertainment Network (AzFSEN) can be found over-the-air on channel 44 and channel 116 on Cox. Five of the 34 games will be simulcast on 3TV, while another will also be broadcast on CBS 5.

Want even more sports? The new network will also broadcast the Arizona Interscholastic Association (AIA) 6A and Open boys and girls basketball championships on Saturday, March 4.

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