Columbus Crew SC announced its 2018 broadcast schedule for the 34-match campaign that begins on Saturday, March 3. Crew SC has renewed its hybrid broadcast television partnership with Sinclair Broadcast Group operated stations as well as Spectrum Sports Ohio for all 32 scheduled regionally televised Columbus Crew SC regular-season contests this year, with the Black & Gold's remaining two regular-season matches to be televised nationally on FS1 and ESPN. Crew SC’s regionally televised matches will also be simulcast on BCSN2 for Buckeye Broadband subscribers in the Toledo and Sandusky, Ohio areas. Furthermore, Crew SC announced an a one-year extension for radio broadcasts on local radio station CD 102.5 and the introduction of a Spanish-language radio broadcast distributed globally on ColumbusCrewSC.com.
In 2018, supporters have the option to view all regionally televised Crew SC matches in multiple ways. Regionally televised matches will be available on local broadcast channels (The CW Columbus, ABC-6, or MyTV Columbus 6.2) and Spectrum Sports Ohio on channel 1311HD and channel 311 as well as channel 510 in Columbus and Northern Kentucky. The CW Columbus (WWHO-53) will be the flagship over-the-air station for Crew SC regionally televised matches and is expected to air 28 matches in 2018. Spectrum Sports Ohio is the cable television home of Crew SC in Columbus and across the entire Spectrum Sports footprint in Ohio, Northern Kentucky and Western Pennsylvania. BCSN and BCSN2 are available on HD on channels 608 and 609 as well as on channel 109 in the Greater Toledo area.
2018 Columbus Crew SC Television Broadcast Schedule