ION is your TV home for the Scripps National Spelling Bee

The two-night event begins with the Semifinals on May 31 at 8/7c, followed by the Finals LIVE on June 1 at 8/7c.

ION is available FREE over the air, as well as on most cable, satellite and streaming providers.

2022 Scripps National Spelling Bee Champion Harini Logan and her family
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Have you ever wondered how much time spellers have to give their final spelling, or who was the youngest ever speller in the Scripps National Spelling Bee? 
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want to watch LIVE coverage of every round?

ION Plus and Bounce XL are your streaming homes for live coverage of every round, including the Preliminaries, Quarterfinals, Semifinals and Finals! Coverage runs May 30-June 1. See the full television schedule below.

ION Plus and Bounce XL are available on leading streaming platforms nationwide.

2022 Speller Vihaan Sibal

Television Schedule