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It’s a New Kind of Thursday Night on TSN! THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL Presented by The Brick to Include Performances by a Diverse Range of Top Canadian Musicians

– New theme song from Canadian country duo The Reklaws kicks off each Thursday night game throughout the season –
– Kate Beirness to exclusively host all Thursday night games –
– The Reklaws, CTV’s THE LAUNCH artists Elijah Woods x Jamie Fine, the James Barker Band, Tim Hicks, The Beaches, LOUD, Kardinal Offishall, Jazz Cartier, and Chad Brownlee confirmed to perform throughout the season –
– The Winnipeg Blue Bombers host the Edmonton Eskimos in the first game of the regular season opener on Thursday, June 14 at 8 p.m. ET on TSN –

TORONTO (June 5, 2018) – The CFL ON TSN today announced a new look for its THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL presented by The Brick broadcasts. Fans can expect a new theme song from Canadian brother-sister country duo and Universal Music Canada recording artist The Reklaws, exclusive performances by some of Canada’s top musical artists, and a new host with TSN’s Kate Beirness. The season kicks off as the Winnipeg Blue Bombers host the Edmonton Eskimos on Thursday, June 14 at 8 p.m. ET on TSN.

THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL presented by The Brick’s new theme song, based on The Reklaws’ hit song “Long Live the Night”, kicks off each broadcast throughout the season. The Reklaws will also headline the first game of the season with a performance during halftime of the season opener at Investors Group Field in Winnipeg.

TSN’s Kate Beirness is set to host all Thursday night games throughout the season, and will make her debut during the season opener in Winnipeg alongside Rod Smith and the CFL ON TSN panel, including Matt Dunigan, Milt Stegall, and Jock Climie. Joining Kate on Thursdays is two-time Grey Cup MVP Henry Burris, the popular host of CTV MORNING LIVE OTTAWA.

THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL presented by The Brick also delivers fun, helpful, and key information for fans with Kate McKenna’s Now You Know segments, Derek Taylor’s popular Details with Derek Taylor, and Fantasy Football updates from Chris Schultz. Brodie Lawson will also contribute to Thursday night broadcasts to bring fans closer to the game day excitement in stadiums, and share off-field moments like her popular CFL series The Grind.

The performers during THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL presented by The Brick include the following Universal Music Canada artists:

Thursday, June 14

  • The Reklaws at Investors Group Field in Winnipeg, Manitoba

Thursday, June 21, Saskatchewan Roughriders at Ottawa Redblacks, 7 p.m. ET

Thursday, June 28, Ottawa Redblacks at Calgary Stampeders, 8:30 p.m. ET

Thursday, July 5, Hamilton Tiger-Cats at Saskatchewan Roughriders, 8:30 p.m. ET

  • Tim Hicks at Mosaic Stadium in Regina, Saskatchewan

Thursday, July 19, Saskatchewan Roughriders at Hamilton Tiger-Cats, 7 p.m. ET

  • The Beaches at Tim Hortons Field in Hamilton, Ontario

Thursday, July 26, Edmonton Eskimos at Montreal Alouettes, 7:30 p.m. ET

  • LOUD at Percival Molson Memorial Stadium in Montreal, Quebec

Thursday, August 2, Ottawa Redblacks at Toronto Argonauts, 7 p.m. ET

Thursday, August 2, Saskatchewan Roughriders at Edmonton Eskimos, 10 p.m. ET

Thursday, August 9, Edmonton Eskimos at BC Lions, 9:30 p.m. ET

THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL presented by The Brick is part of the CFL ON TSN’s extensive broadcast schedule, including exclusive live coverage of all 81 regular season games, all four divisional playoff matchups, and the 106th GREY CUP presented by Shaw – one of 60+ iconic championship events that live on TSN. The 106th GREY CUP presented by Shaw airs live from The Brick Field at Commonwealth Stadium in Edmonton on Sunday, November 25.

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It’s a New Kind of Thursday Night on TSN! THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL Presented by The Brick to Include Performances by a Diverse Range of Top Canadian Musicians

– New theme song from Canadian country duo The Reklaws kicks off each Thursday night game throughout the season –
– Kate Beirness to exclusively host all Thursday night games –
– The Reklaws, CTV’s THE LAUNCH artists Elijah Woods x Jamie Fine, the James Barker Band, Tim Hicks, The Beaches, LOUD, Kardinal Offishall, Jazz Cartier, and Chad Brownlee confirmed to perform throughout the season –
– The Winnipeg Blue Bombers host the Edmonton Eskimos in the first game of the regular season opener on Thursday, June 14 at 8 p.m. ET on TSN –

TORONTO (June 5, 2018) – The CFL ON TSN today announced a new look for its THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL presented by The Brick broadcasts. Fans can expect a new theme song from Canadian brother-sister country duo and Universal Music Canada recording artist The Reklaws, exclusive performances by some of Canada’s top musical artists, and a new host with TSN’s Kate Beirness. The season kicks off as the Winnipeg Blue Bombers host the Edmonton Eskimos on Thursday, June 14 at 8 p.m. ET on TSN.

THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL presented by The Brick’s new theme song, based on The Reklaws’ hit song “Long Live the Night”, kicks off each broadcast throughout the season. The Reklaws will also headline the first game of the season with a performance during halftime of the season opener at Investors Group Field in Winnipeg.

TSN’s Kate Beirness is set to host all Thursday night games throughout the season, and will make her debut during the season opener in Winnipeg alongside Rod Smith and the CFL ON TSN panel, including Matt Dunigan, Milt Stegall, and Jock Climie. Joining Kate on Thursdays is two-time Grey Cup MVP Henry Burris, the popular host of CTV MORNING LIVE OTTAWA.

THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL presented by The Brick also delivers fun, helpful, and key information for fans with Kate McKenna’s Now You Know segments, Derek Taylor’s popular Details with Derek Taylor, and Fantasy Football updates from Chris Schultz. Brodie Lawson will also contribute to Thursday night broadcasts to bring fans closer to the game day excitement in stadiums, and share off-field moments like her popular CFL series The Grind.

The performers during THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL presented by The Brick include the following Universal Music Canada artists:

Thursday, June 14

  • The Reklaws at Investors Group Field in Winnipeg, Manitoba

Thursday, June 21, Saskatchewan Roughriders at Ottawa Redblacks, 7 p.m. ET

Thursday, June 28, Ottawa Redblacks at Calgary Stampeders, 8:30 p.m. ET

Thursday, July 5, Hamilton Tiger-Cats at Saskatchewan Roughriders, 8:30 p.m. ET

  • Tim Hicks at Mosaic Stadium in Regina, Saskatchewan

Thursday, July 19, Saskatchewan Roughriders at Hamilton Tiger-Cats, 7 p.m. ET

  • The Beaches at Tim Hortons Field in Hamilton, Ontario

Thursday, July 26, Edmonton Eskimos at Montreal Alouettes, 7:30 p.m. ET

  • LOUD at Percival Molson Memorial Stadium in Montreal, Quebec

Thursday, August 2, Ottawa Redblacks at Toronto Argonauts, 7 p.m. ET

Thursday, August 2, Saskatchewan Roughriders at Edmonton Eskimos, 10 p.m. ET

Thursday, August 9, Edmonton Eskimos at BC Lions, 9:30 p.m. ET

THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL presented by The Brick is part of the CFL ON TSN’s extensive broadcast schedule, including exclusive live coverage of all 81 regular season games, all four divisional playoff matchups, and the 106th GREY CUP presented by Shaw – one of 60+ iconic championship events that live on TSN. The 106th GREY CUP presented by Shaw airs live from The Brick Field at Commonwealth Stadium in Edmonton on Sunday, November 25.

For more information

Christy Sullivan

christy.sullivan@bellmedia.ca

Graeme Morrison

graeme.morrison@bellmedia.ca

About Universal Music Canada
Universal Music Canada is Canada’s leading music company, engaged in recorded music, music publishing, merchandising, and audiovisual content. Home to the most comprehensive catalogue of recordings and songs across every musical genre, UMC is committed to artistry, innovation and entrepreneurship in broadening opportunities for our artists on both the domestic and world stages as well as creating new experiences for fans.

Universal Music Canada is part of Universal Music Group, the world leader in music-based entertainment.

About TSN
TSN is Canada’s Sports Leader and provides world-class content across its industry-leading platforms including five national television feeds, TSN.ca, TSN GO, and TSN Radio stations across the country. With a broad portfolio of multimedia sports assets, Champions Live Here as TSN delivers more championship events than any broadcaster in the country. The network’s deep and diverse roster of live sports programming includes the Grey Cup, IIHF World Junior Championship, Spengler Cup, Hockey Canada events, CFL, NFL, NBA, MLS, Toronto Maple Leafs, Ottawa Senators, Montreal Canadiens, Winnipeg Jets, Season of Champions Curling, FIFA World Cup™, UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League, Premier League, Soccer Canada, CONCACAF Gold Cup, MLB, Golf’s Majors, NASCAR, F1, Grand Slam Tennis, UFC, NCAA March Madness, and Skate Canada and Rugby Canada events. TSN is a division of Bell Media, which is part of BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE), Canada’s largest communications company.

 

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