The 2021 Little League Softball World Series kicks off this week and ESPN has announced their network and streaming coverage. Now through the championship game on August 18th, fans can catch all the action across their favorite networks as 10 teams vie for the title.

What’s Happening:

  • ESPN has announced their coverage of the 2021 Little League Softball World Series will launch August 11th at 10 am ET on ESPN+.
  • Additionally several networks will carry all the action leading up to the Little League Softball World Series Championship on Wednesday, August 18th, at 5 pm on ESPN. These include:
    • ESPN
    • ESPN2
    • ESPNEWS
    • ESPNU
    • ESPN+
  • The 2021 tournament consists of two pools of five teams, with the playing pools named in celebration of legends of the game—Jennie Finch and ESPN’s Jessica Mendoza. ESPN+ will stream all pool-play games.
  • Jennie Finch Pool:
    • Central A (Missouri)
    • East A (New York)
    • Southeast A (Virginia)
    • Southwest B (Texas)
    • West B (Arizona)
  • Jessica Mendoza Pool: 
    • Southwest A (Oklahoma)
    • West A (Nevada)
    • East B (New Jersey)
    • Central B (Indiana)
    • Southeast B (North Carolina)

Network Broadcasts:

  • Starting Monday, August 16th, at 10 am ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNEWS and ESPNU will televise the single-elimination segment of the tournament.  
  • The Little League Softball World Series commentary team includes:
    • Tiffany Greene
    • Matt Schick
    • Courtney Lyle
    • Jenny Dalton-Hill
    • Madison Shipman
    • Michele Smith
    • Kris Budden

On Deck:

  • Little League Baseball Region Tournament action continues on ESPN through Saturday, August 14th.
  • Every region tournament championship game will be televised on ESPN or ABC.
  • ESPN begins its Little League Baseball World Series coverage from Williamsport, Pa., on August 19th, culminating with the Little League World Series Championship on Sunday, August 29th, on ABC.
  • ESPN’s Little League coverage will also include the MLB Little League Classic on Sunday, August 22nd for Sunday Night Baseball Presented by Taco Bell.

Little League Softball World Series:

Date

Time (ET)

Game

Commentators

Network

Wed, Aug 11

10 am

Little League Softball World Series Game 1

Tiffany Greene, Madison Shipman

ESPN+

 

1 pm

Little League Softball World Series Game 2

Tiffany Greene, Madison Shipman

ESPN+

 

4 pm

Little League Softball World Series Game 3

Matt Schick, Jenny Dalton-Hill

ESPN+

 

7 pm

Little League Softball World Series Game 4

Matt Schick, Jenny Dalton-Hill

ESPN+

Thu, Aug 12

10 am

Little League Softball World Series Game 5

Tiffany Greene, Madison Shipman

ESPN+

 

1 pm

Little League Softball World Series Game 6

Tiffany Greene, Madison Shipman

ESPN+

 

4 pm

Little League Softball World Series Game 7

Matt Schick, Jenny Dalton-Hill

ESPN+

 

7 pm

Little League Softball World Series Game 8

Matt Schick, Jenny Dalton-Hill

ESPN+

Fri, Aug 13

10 am

Little League Softball World Series Game 9

Tiffany Greene, Madison Shipman

ESPN+

 

1 pm

Little League Softball World Series Game 10

Tiffany Greene, Madison Shipman

ESPN+

 

4 pm

Little League Softball World Series Game 11

Matt Schick, Jenny Dalton-Hill

ESPN+

 

7 pm

Little League Softball World Series Game 12

Matt Schick, Jenny Dalton-Hill

ESPN+

Sat, Aug 14

10 am

Little League Softball World Series Game 13

Tiffany Greene, Madison Shipman

ESPN+

 

1 pm

Little League Softball World Series Game 14

Tiffany Greene, Madison Shipman

ESPN+

 

4 pm

Little League Softball World Series Game 15

Matt Schick, Jenny Dalton-Hill

ESPN+

 

7 pm

Little League Softball World Series Game 16

Matt Schick, Jenny Dalton-Hill

ESPN+

Sun, Aug 15

10 am

Little League Softball World Series Game 17

Tiffany Greene, Madison Shipman

ESPN+

 

1 pm

Little League Softball World Series Game 18

Tiffany Greene, Madison Shipman

ESPN+

 

4 pm

Little League Softball World Series Game 19

Courtney Lyle, Michele Smith, Kris Budden

ESPN+

 

7 pm

Little League Softball World Series Game 20

Courtney Lyle, Michele Smith, Kris Budden

ESPN+

Mon, Aug 16

10 am

Little League Softball World Series Game 21

Tiffany Greene, Madison Shipman

ESPNU

 

1 pm

Little League Softball World Series Game 22

Tiffany Greene, Madison Shipman

ESPN2

 

4 pm

Little League Softball World Series Game 23

Courtney Lyle, Michele Smith, Kris Budden

ESPN2

 

7 pm

Little League Softball World Series Game 24

Courtney Lyle, Michele Smith, Kris Budden

ESPNNEWS

Tue, Aug 17

4 pm

Little League Softball World Series Semi 1

Courtney Lyle, Michele Smith, Kris Budden

ESPN2

 

7 pm

Little League Softball World Series Semi 2

Courtney Lyle, Michele Smith, Kris Budden

ESPN2

Wed, Aug 18

5 pm

Little League Softball World Series Final

Courtney Lyle, Michele Smith, Kris Budden

ESPN

Little League Baseball Region Tournament:

Date

Time (ET)

Game

Commentators

Network

Wed, Aug 11

11 am

Midwest Game 9

Jim Barbar

ESPN+

 

1 pm

Mid-Atlantic Game 7

Mark Brown

ESPN+

 

2 pm

Great Lakes Game 7

Jim Barbar

ESPN+

 

2 pm

Southeast Championship Game 14

Anish Shroff, Gregg Olson

ESPN

 

4 pm

New England Game 7

Doug Sherman

ESPN+

 

7 pm

West Game 7

Trey Bender

ESPN+

 

10 pm

Northwest Game 7

Eric Rothman

ESPN+

Thu, Aug 12

11 am

Midwest Game 10 Semifinal 1

Clay Matvick, Chris Burke

ESPN

 

1 pm

New England Game 8 Semifinal 1

Mike Morgan, David Dellducci

ESPN

 

3 pm

West Game 8 Semifinal 1

Karl Ravech, Kyle Peterson

ESPN

 

5 pm

Great Lakes Game 8 Semifinal 1

Clay Matvick, Chris Burke

ESPN

 

7 pm

Mid-Atlantic Game 8 Semifinal 1

Sam Ravech, Xavier Scruggs

ESPN

 

9 pm

Northwest Game 8 Semifinal 1

John Schriffen, Jessica Mendoza

ESPN

Fri, Aug 13

11 am

Midwest Game 11 Semifinal 2

Clay Matvick, Chris Burke

ESPN

 

1 pm

New England Game 9 Semifinal 2

Mike Morgan, David Dellducci

ESPN

 

3 pm

West Game 9 Semifinal 2

Karl Ravech, Kyle Peterson

ESPN

 

5 pm

Great Lakes Game 9 Semifinal 2

Clay Matvick, Chris Burke

ESPN

 

7 pm

Mid-Atlantic Game 9 Semifinal 2

Sam Ravech, Xavier Scruggs

ESPN

 

9 pm

Northwest Game 9 Semifinal 2

John Schriffen, Jessica Mendoza

ESPN

Sat, Aug 14

10 am

Midwest Championship Game 12

Clay Matvick, Chris Burke

ESPN

 

12 pm

New England Championship Game 10

Mike Morgan, David Dellducci

ESPN

 

2 pm

West Championship Game 10

Karl Ravech, Kyle Peterson

ABC

 

4 pm

Great Lakes Championship Game 10

Clay Matvick, Chris Burke

ESPN

 

6 pm

Mid-Atlantic Championship Game 10

Sam Ravech, Xavier Scruggs

ESPN

 

8 pm

Northwest Championship Game 10

John Schriffen, Jessica Mendoza

ESPN