Sounders FC announces Spanish language TV partner

Sounders FC announces Spanish language TV partner

A partnership with sister stations KUNS 51 (Univision) and the new THIS-TV 4.2 will broadcast 10 matches in Spanish beginning this Saturday, April 18.

RENTON, Wash. - The Seattle Sounders FC announced today a partnership with sister stations KUNS 51(Univision) and the new THIS-TV 4.2 to broadcast 10 matches in Spanish beginning this Saturday, April 18.

Play-by-play will be provided by KUNS Noticias Noroeste Sports Director Jaime Méndez with former USL Sounder Hugo Alcaraz-Cuellar as analyst.  Alcarez-Cuellar’s expertise includes a total of six years as a professional player in the Pacific Northwest.

“Our partnership with KUNS and THIS-TV will allow us to better serve and further strengthen our relationship with our Spanish speaking fans, as well as provide a platform by which our corporate partners can communicate directly with the Hispanic community”, said Sounders FC VP Corporate Partnerships Ron Jenkins.

KUNS 51 will also be the home to a weekly half-hour show on every Saturday from 6-6:30 p.m.    “Sounders FC en Acción” will be hosted by Méndez, and sports reporter/producer Elimar Ugueto.

“Viewers want to be engaged on different levels and we are excited to be able to offer this unique and compelling sports programming to our Hispanic audience,” said KUNS General Sales Manager Rich Roberge.

A complete program schedule is listed below.

Date

Time

Opponent/Show

Station

Sat

4/18

7:30 PM

at Chivas USA

THIS-TV

Sat

4/25

7:30 PM

vs. San Jose Earthquakes

THIS-TV

Sat

5/2

5:30 PM

at Chicago Fire

THIS-TV

Sat

5/9

6:00 PM

Sounders FC en Acción

Univision

Sat

5/16

6:00 PM

Sounders FC en Acción

Univision

Sat

5/23

6:00 PM

Sounders FC en Acción

Univision

Sat

5/30

6:00 PM

Sounders FC en Acción

Univision

Sat

6/6

7:30 PM

at Chivas USA

THIS-TV

Sat

6/13

7:30 PM

vs. San Jose Earthquakes

THIS-TV

Sat

6/20

4:30 PM

at New York Red Bulls

THIS-TV

Sat

6/27

6:00 PM

Sounders FC en Acción

Univision

Sat

7/11

6:00 PM

Sounders FC en Acción

Univision

Sat

7/25

6:00 PM

Sounders FC en Acción

Univision

Sat

8/1

6:00 PM

Sounders FC en Acción

Univision

Sat

8/8

6:00 PM

Sounders FC en Acción

Univision

Sat

8/15

8:00 PM

at LA Galaxy

THIS-TV

Sat

8/22

6:00 PM

Sounders FC en Acción

Univision

Sat

8/29

6:00 PM

Sounders FC en Acción

Univision

Sat

9/12

6:00 PM

Sounders FC en Acción

Univision

Sat

9/19

6:00 PM

Sounders FC en Acción

Univision

Sat

9/26

4:30 PM

at New England Revolution

THIS-TV

Sat

10/3

4:30 PM

at Columbus Crew

THIS-TV

Sat

10/17

6:00 PM

Sounders FC en Acción

Univision

Sat

10/24

7:30 PM

vs. FC Dallas

THIS-TV

Fans can find KUNS and THIS-TV on these channel assignments:  

 

THIS-TV

KUNS

Over the Air

4.2

51

Comcast

114

28 y 29

Click!

173

27

Hood Canal

341

 

Rainier Connect

114

 

Millennium

 

31

Direct TV

 

51

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