2026 FIFA World Cup TV Schedule

The United States, Canada, and Mexico are elected as host nations for the 2026 FIFA World Cup scheduled from 11 June to 19 July 2026. The FIFA World Cup football championship is the most prestigious sporting tournament and will be held annually after four years.

How 2026 FIFA World Cup schedule is made?

The 48 teams come from six confederations where 207 Fifa members are competing in the qualifying process to clinch the 2026 FIFA World Cup seeds. The Association of World Football announced key dates for the 23rd upcoming of the 2026 FIFA World Cup on March 14, 2023, including group stage matches, the round of 32, quarter-finals, Semi-finals, Third place match, and Final. FOX Sports will host the entire event in the United States.

2026 FIFA Women’s World Cup Important dates:

  • Opening Ceremony: Thursday, 11th June, 2026.
  • First round: 11th June to June 26
  • Round of 32: June 27th to July 3rd
  • Quarter-finals: July 6th to July 10th
  • Semi-finals: July 13th to July 14th
  • Third-place match: July 18th
  • 2026 Fifa World Cup Final: 19th July.

When does the FIFA World Cup 2026 Start time?

  • Date: June 11- July 19, 2026
  • Start time: 19:00 PM (GMT)

The Men’s FIFA World Cup 2026 tournament is a fixed 40-day timeframe starting from 11 June to 19 July 2026. Three North American nations will host the World Cup 2026 events, the United States has 11, Mexico has 3, and Canada has two venues.

Where does the FIFA World Cup 2026?

First time, Three North American Countries (USA, Canada, Mexico) will host the 2026 Fifa World Cup football competition. The first match will be played at the Aztec Stadium in Mexico City.

2026 FIFA World Cup final date and location?

The 2026 Football World Cup Final finished with the closing ceremony championship game on Sunday, July 19, 2026. Which will take place at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey.

How many groups are in the FIFA World Cup 2026?

The 48 national teams participated in the 2026 World Cup to play 104 matches which included Twelve groups four teams in each group.

2026 FIFA World Cup TV Schedule

Group Stage

GroupDateMatchTime (ET)TV

Round of 32

DateMatchTime (ET)TV


DateMatchTime (ET)TV


DateMatchTime (ET)TV
Monday, July 13TBATBATBA
Tuesday, July 14TBATBATBA

Third-place game

DateMatchTime (ET)TV
Saturday, July 18TBATBATBA

Championship Game

DateMatchTime (ET)TV
Sunday, July 19TBATBATBA

How to Watch FIFA World Cup 2026 live stream on TV?

The 2026 FIFA World Cup games are officially shown by FOX, TSN, SporTV, TV2, and the full matches live stream is available on satellite TV connect your devices, including Smart TVs, Android TV, Amazon Fire TV, TV set-top boxes, Roku, tablets, smartphones, PC and Macs, computers, iPhone, Ipad and PlayStation 4.

Such as FuboTV, Peacock, SlingTV, Vidgo, SlingTV, Hulu Live TV, DirecTV Stream, and YouTube TV in the United States. To get access to the 2026 World Cup live stream without cable you need to purchase a premium subscription monthly or yearly.

FuboTV: USA sports fans can enjoy all the matches of the World Cup 2026 live stream on FuboTV. Select matches that connect Fox and FS1 with FuboTV 4K HD. Viewers can pay monthly costs of $74.99 for the Pro plan, including 122 channels.

Peacock TV: Peacock is the best OTT streaming service in the sports world. Peacock Live broadcasts every match in Spanish-language and also offers the first 12 matches on a free trial and the last 52 matches also live stream on a premium subscription. $4.99 pay for premium subscribers per month.

SlingTV: Sling TV is the top-rated TV streaming service in the United States. Which includes beIN Sports, FOX, ESPN, and more, on Sling TV. Viewers can pay for the Blue package costs$40 in a month. And also have a 7-day free trial here.

Vidgo: Fans pay costs $59.95 per month for Vidgo Plus Package in the 110+ live channels. Which Includes FS1, ESPN, TUDN, and FOX. Sports viewers also live stream every match of the FIFA World Cup 2026 in the USA.

  • YouTube TV: ESPN, ABC, CBS, NBC, and NFL Network – $72.99/month
  • Hulu Live TV: ABC, CBS ESPN, ESPN, FOX, NFL Network, NBC – $69.99/month
  • DirecTV Now: ABC, CBS, ESPN, FOX, NBC, NFL Network – $64.99–$139.99/month

2026 FIFA World Cup broadcasting rights in your country?

Find out what TV channel will broadcast the upcoming FIFA World Cup 2026 in your location.

Broadcasting rights

CountryRights holder
United StatesFox, Telemundo
United KingdomBBC, ITV
AustraliaOptus Sport, Seven Network
CanadaCTV, TSN, RDS, Bell Media
ItalyRAI, Sky Sport
FranceTF1, La 1ere, Canal+
MexicoSky Televisa, TV Azteca
BrazilTV Globo, SporTV
ArgentinaTVP, TyC Sports
MENAbeIN Sports
BulgariaBNT, Nova
FinlandYLE, MTV
Bosnia and HerzegovinaBHRT, MY TV
DenmarkDR, TV2
NorwayNRK, TV2
SwedenSVT, TV4