The World Games 2022 Announces New Television Agreement with CBS Sports
CBS Sports will Televise 10, One-Hour Highlight Shows Throughout the Games on CBS Sports Network, and Broadcast Two, One-Hour Specials on the CBS Television Network and Paramount+ Premium
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (July 19, 2021) – The Birmingham Organizing Committee for The World Games 2022 today announced a new television agreement with CBS Sports.
The World Games 2022, an international multi-sport event organized with the support of the International Olympic Committee, will hold its 11th edition in Birmingham from July 7-17, 2022. An anticipated 3,600 athletes will participate in more than 30 different sports throughout The Games.
CBS Sports will televise a total of 12 hours of coverage stemming from The World Games; CBS Sports Network will air one-hour highlight shows after each day of competition over the 10-day The World Games. Additionally, the CBS Television Network will broadcast two, one-hour specials, with broadcast coverage also streaming on Paramount+ Premium.
“Showcasing the World Games on both CBS and CBS Sports Network under the CBS Sports Spectacular umbrella – which has been the preeminent sports showcase for generations – is the perfect fit for the new generation of international sports,” said TWG2022 CEO Nick Sellers.
CBS Sports Network, CBS Sports’ 24-hour cable channel which televises live sports programming throughout the year as well as a full slate of original programming and studio coverage, is available through all major cable, satellite and telco distributors as well as via OTT streaming service providers YouTube TV, fuboTV, DirecTV and Hulu. Additionally, a live CBS Sports Network stream is available through CBSSports.com and the CBS Sports App with select providers.
ABOUT THE WORLD GAMES 2022
The World Games 2022 Birmingham is the new generation of global sport competition, welcoming elite athletes from all over the world to compete for gold in 34 unique, multi-disciplinary sports. Featuring 3,600 athletes from more than 100 countries, the international event will unite global fans with the
Birmingham community in 25+ venues around the greater metropolitan area. The World Games 2022 Birmingham, which marks the 40th anniversary of the event, will take place from July 7-17, 2022 and will generate an estimated $256 million in economic impact. The World Games was established by the International World Games Association, an organization recognized by the International Olympic Committee. The World Games 2022 is supported by the International Olympic Committee. For more information visit TWG2022.com or find us on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter.