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TSN Announces Comprehensive CFL Coverage


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TSN has announced its complete CFL ON TSN broadcast schedule, including exclusive live coverage of all 81 regular season games.

TSN’s exclusive live coverage of every CFL game is available to stream live and on demand for TSN and TSN Direct subscribers via TSN.ca/Live and the TSN app. RDS delivers French-language coverage of 45 regular season CFL games, including all 18 Montreal Alouettes games, plus the complete CFL playoffs including the 106th GREY CUP presented by Shaw.

As announced last week, fans can expect a new-look THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL presented by The Brick, featuring new host Kate Beirness and musical performances, when the season kicks off with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers hosting the Edmonton Eskimos this Thursday, June 14 at 8 p.m. ET on TSN. Two-time Grey Cup MVP Henry Burris will also be joining the panel on Thursdays throughout the season.

Fans who can’t wait for the season opener can tune in to the CFL ON TSN tomorrow, Tuesday, June 12, for exclusive features including CFL TOP 50 PLAYERS at 8 p.m. ET, followed immediately by the 2018 CFL FANTASY DRAFT SPECIAL at 8:30 p.m. ET. At 9 p.m. ET, the 2018 CFL PREVIEW SPECIAL breaks down the biggest storylines heading into the new season.



The popular CFL ON TSN panel is back for the 2018 season with the voice of the CFL, Rod Smith, and fan-favourites Matt Dunigan, Milt Stegall, and Jock Climie. The panel will be joined by new Thursday night host Kate Beirness and guest analysts throughout the season, including two-time Grey Cup MVP Henry Burris.

The CFL ON TSN is anchored by the network’s decorated broadcast team of play-by-play announcers Chris Cuthbert and Rod Black, with Gord Miller and Smith calling select games. Game analysts Glen Suitor, Duane Forde, and Dunigan are set to appear throughout the season, and broadcasting legend Brian Williams also returns to bring fans in-depth features and interviews with key newsmakers.

TSN’s extensive CFL coverage also features TSN Football Insider Dave Naylor and TSN Football Expert Farhan Lalji breaking down the hot button issues impacting the league, while Derek Taylor continues to discuss key storylines with the help of multiple statistics during Details with Derek Taylor. Kate McKenna also returns to provide fans with essential info in her Now You Know segments.

TSN Football Expert Chris Schultz is joined by Taylor to provide expert CFL fantasy insights to help fans claim their own titles in their fantasy leagues.

Matthew Scianitti will keep fans up-to-date on the latest news in the East Division, while Lalji and Sara Orlesky will cover the West. Additional team-by-team coverage will be provided by John Lu, Ryan Rishaug, Jermain Franklin, and Claire Hanna.