TORONTO – The 100th Grey Cup Game will air live in the U.S. this November on NBC Sports Network (NBCSN), the Canadian Football League announced today.
“We’re proud to share one of the biggest events in the long and storied history of our league with our fans south of the border,” said Mark Cohon, Commissioner of the CFL.
“A U.S. telecast agreement with NBC Sports Network, will help us market our league in the U.S., recruit import players, and spread our brand of football.”
The NBC Sports Network will also air the Eastern and Western semi-finals and finals as well as nine regular CFL games, starting with the Edmonton Eskimos -Toronto Argonauts game on Monday, August 27th.
NBC Sports Network, part of the NBC Sports Group, is dedicated to serving passionate sports fans across all platforms. Now in nearly 80 million homes, the network is the cable television home of the CFL in the United States.
CFL games are shown exclusively in Canada on TSN, The Sports Network. All CFL games are available in the U.S. to subscribers to ESPN3.com.
Here is the full schedule for the CFL on NBCSN (all times Eastern):
Monday, August, 27 2012 at 7:30pm – Edmonton/Toronto
Friday, August, 31 2012 at 7:30pm – BC/Montreal
Monday, September 3, 2012 at 1:00pm – Toronto/Hamilton
Monday, September 3, 2012 at 4:30pm – Edmonton/Calgary
Friday, September 7, 2012 at 9:00pm – Calgary/Edmonton
Friday, October 5, 2012 at 9:00pm – Hamilton/Edmonton
Friday, October 19, 2012 at 10:00pm – Edmonton/BC
Thursday, November 1, 2012 at 7:30pm – Hamilton/Toronto
Friday, November 2, 2012 at 9:00pm – Calgary/Edmonton
Sunday, November 11, 2012 (Division Semifinals) – 4:30pm
Sunday, November 11, 2012 (Division Semifinals) – 11:00pm
Sunday, November 18, 2012 (Division Finals) – 4:30pm
Sunday, November 18, 2012 (Division Finals) – 11:00pm
Sunday, November 25, 2012 (Grey Cup Championship) 6:00pm