July 19, 2012

100th Grey Cup to air live in U.S. on NBC Sports Network

CFL.ca Staff

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 game in the U.S., recruit import players, and spread our game.”

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):

CFL on NBCSN Schedule
Regular Season
Monday, August, 27 – 7:30pm
Edmonton at Toronto
Friday, August, 31 – 7:30pm BC at Montreal
Monday, September 3, 1:00pm Toronto at Hamilton
Monday, September 3, 4:30pm Edmonton at Calgary
Friday, September 7, 9:00pm Calgary at Edmonton
Friday, October 5, 9:00pm Hamilton at Edmonton
Friday, October 19, 10:00pm Edmonton at BC
Thursday, November 1, 7:30pm Hamilton at Toronto
Friday, November 2, 12:30 am Calgary at Edmonton
CFL Playoffs
Sunday, November 11, 4:30pm
Division Semi-Finals
Sunday, November 11, 11:00pm Division Semi-Finals
Sunday, November 18, 4:30pm Division Finals
Sunday, November 18, 11:00pm Division Finals
100th Grey Cup Championship
Sunday, November 25, 6:00 100th Grey Cup in Toronto