Royals games are broadcast on Bally Sports Kansas City, a regional sports television network.
The 2023 season is Bally Sports Kansas City’s 15th as the exclusive television partner of the Royals.
New in 2023: The Bally Sports+ option to watch Royals telecasts all season. Bally Sports+ is the streaming service from Bally Sports that gives you direct access to your favorite hometown teams. See below for more information.
Here’s how and where you can watch Royals telecasts:
How many games are on TV?
Every regular-season Royals game is televised. Bally Sports Kansas City is scheduled to televise 158 regular-season games throughout the region in 2023. The remaining four games will be carried by MLB’s national partners: FOX, FS1, ESPN, TBS, Apple TV+ and Peacock. The TV schedule is below.
How do I get Bally Sports Kansas City?
Bally Sports Kansas City is widely available on cable, satellite, and streaming TV providers throughout the region. In the Kansas City metro area, options include Spectrum, Xfinity, AT&T U-verse, DirecTV, DirecTV Stream, Fubo, Consolidated and MidCo. Outside Kansas City, options include Cox, Mediacom and dozens more. Visit www.getmyhometeams.com for options in your zip code.
What channel number is Bally Sports Kansas City?
Click below for a list of providers that carry Bally Sports in Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska and Iowa and the channel numbers.
What live TV streaming service carries Bally Sports Kansas City?
Bally Sports Kansas City is available on DirecTV Stream and Fubo.
How can I stream Royals games within the Royals TV footprint?
There are two ways to stream Royals games on the Bally Sports app.
Connect with your TV provider
If you receive Royals telecasts on Bally Sports as part of your TV subscription, you can stream the games on the Bally Sports app and BallySports.com for no additional charge. To stream games, you need to sign in to the app with your pay-TV provider user ID and password.
New: Stream with Bally Sports+
Bally Sports+ is a new stand-alone streaming service that gives fans access to their favorite hometown teams. It provides fans a new option to watch Royals games. Bally Sports+ launched in June 2022. Fans can purchase a month-to-month or annual subscription. The Royals are available on Bally Sports+ in the MLB-designated Royals television territory. For more information about Bally Sports+, visit BallySportsPlus.com.
For technical support regarding streaming, visit http://help.ballysports.com or call 1-866-Bally01 (1-866-225-5901).
What other Royals programming is televised?
The Royals Live pregame and postgame shows air on Bally Sports Kansas City before and after every game. Bally Sports Kansas City is also televising 10 Spring Training games in 2023.
On what channel are the Royals found in Mid-Missouri and Iowa?
All Royals telecasts are available to fans in mid-Missouri and Iowa. On cable, some games air on Bally Sports Midwest and the remainder air on Bally Sports Midwest Extra, a second channel. On DirecTV and DirecTV Stream, all games air on channel 671-5.
How can I find Royals broadcasts in Arkansas and Oklahoma?
Royals telecasts are available in Arkansas and Oklahoma. On Cox, many Royals telecasts are available in Arkansas on channel 2078, Oklahoma City on channel 77 and Tulsa on channel 1334. On many other cable providers in Arkansas and Oklahoma, fans can watch select Royals games on the Bally Sports Southwest Extra channel. On DirecTV (channel 671-5), fans in Arkansas and Oklahoma can watch all games by subscribing to the SportsPack. On AT&T U-verse (channel 1750), fans in Arkansas and Oklahoma can watch all games by subscribing to the HD Premium Tier. Additional games may be available on the Bally Sports app and BallySports.com in Arkansas and Oklahoma. The Royals are also available in Arkansas and Oklahoma with a subscription to the Bally Sports+ streaming service.
In what cities and states are Royals games televised?
Royals telecasts are available in Kansas City, Kansas, western and central Missouri, Nebraska, Iowa, Arkansas and Oklahoma. This is the Royals television territory, as defined by MLB.
How do I watch the Royals if I live outside the Royals TV territory?
MLB designates geographic territories to which each team can show its regionally televised games. Royals fans outside of the Royals TV territory can subscribe to MLB’s out-of-market package -- MLB.TV (streaming) or MLB Extra Innings -- to view games. Click here for more information about MLB.TV, including blackout rules.
Who can I contact with questions?
If you live within the Royals TV territory and have questions about the availability of Royals telecasts, email Midwest@BallySports.com.