Most of the poker fans are already aware of the every year’s ESPN coverage of the WSOP. As usual, this year too things start out with WSOP Circuit Global Championship, which will be covered by ESPN2 from 10 to 11 p.m. in 2 back-to-back episodes on Tuesday, September 6.
The coverage of the main event of the World Poker Series begins on Sunday, September 11 and it features 14 episodes across seven weeks with two episodes each Sunday. The first episode of the event will air Sunday evening at 8:30 and the second episode at 10 p.m that night.
All episodes of the main event will primarily air on Sundays, expect for the Final Table’ event that is scheduled for Monday, Oct.30 and Tuesday, Nov. 1 respectively. ESPN2 will cover the first six episodes, with the coverage shifting to the main channel ESPN on October 2.
The coverage of final table begins Monday, Oct. 30 and is scheduled to last for the next three days. The coverage will be split between ESPN and ESPN2 with a 30 minutes of delay.
As usual, Norman Chad and Lon McEachern will be in commentary box along with veterans like Kara Scott, Antonio Esfandiari and Phil Laak who will be stepping in for expert analysis.
Here is the look at the complete TV schedule for 2016 WSOP:
|Tuesday, Sept. 6||10 p.m.||Global Casino Championship Episode 1||ESPN2|
|Tuesday, Sept. 6||11 p.m.||Global Casino Championship Episode 2||ESPN2|
|Sunday, Sept. 11||8:30 p.m.||Main Event Episode 1||ESPN2|
|Sunday, Sept. 11||10 p.m.||Main Event Episode 2||ESPN2|
|Sunday, Sept. 18||10:30 p.m.||Main Event Episode 3||ESPN2|
|Monday, Sept. 19||12 a.m.||Main Event Episode 4||ESPN2|
|Sunday, Sept. 25||8:30 p.m.||Main Event Episode 5||ESPN2|
|Sunday, Sept. 25||10 p.m.||Main Event Episode 6||ESPN2|
|Sunday, Oct. 2||8:30 p.m.||Main Event Episode 7||ESPN|
|Sunday, Oct. 2||10 p.m.||Main Event Episode 8||ESPN|
|Sunday, Oct. 9||8:30 p.m.||Main Event Episode 9||ESPN|
|Sunday, Oct. 9||10 p.m.||Main Event Episode 10||ESPN|
|Sunday, Oct. 16||8:30 p.m.||Main Event Episode 11||ESPN|
|Sunday, Oct. 16||10 p.m.||Main Event Episode 12||ESPN|
|Sunday, Oct. 23||8:30 p.m.||Main Event Episode 13||ESPN|
|Sunday, Oct. 23||10 p.m.||Main Event Episode 14||ESPN|
|Sunday, Oct. 30||8:30 p.m.||Main Event Final Table||ESPN|
|Sunday, Oct. 30||11 p.m.||Main Event Final Table||ESPN2|
|Monday, Oct. 31||8 p.m.||Main Event Final Table||ESPN2|
|Tuesday, Nov. 1||9 p.m.||Main Event Final Table||ESPN|
|Sunday, Nov. 20||9 p.m||Main Event Final Table Encore||ESPN|