NFL Lives Here: CTV and TSN Deliver Comprehensive Coverage of the 2016-17 NFL Season, Kicking Off with a SUPER BOWL Rematch Tomorrow

— September 7, 2016

– 2016 NFL season on CTV and TSN kicks off tomorrow (Thursday, Sept. 8) as the defending champion Denver Broncos host Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers at 7:30 p.m. ET on TSN –

– CTV and TSN combine to give viewers the choice between multiple games on Sunday afternoons –

– TSN is Canada’s home for SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL and MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL –

TORONTO (September 7, 2016) – CTV and TSN are Canada’s home for extensive multi-platform coverage of the 2016-17 NFL season, available on CTV, TSN, the CTV GO and TSN GO apps, and TSN Radio stations across the country. Throughout the season, CTV and TSN bring fans a massive NFL schedule featuring coverage of:
  • Sunday 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. ET game windows – regular season games across multiple stations and networks each week including CTV, CTV Two, and TSN’s five national feeds
  • SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL on TSN
  • MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL on TSN
  • All playoff games on CTV and TSN
  • The SUPER BOWL, live from NRG Stadium in Houston
Earlier this year, SUPER BOWL 50 became the second-most-watched SUPER BOWL on record, with 8.3 million viewers tuning in to CTV and RDS. NFL on CTV and TSN: Week 1 The 2016 NFL season begins with a SUPER BOWL rematch this Thursday, Sept. 8, as Von Miller and the defending champion Denver Broncos host Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers at 7:30 p.m. ET on TSN, live from Sports Authority Field at Mile High in Denver. TSN's Farhan Lalji is on-site to file reports for SPORTSCENTRE. The Week 1 NFL schedule on CTV and TSN platforms also features: Sunday, Sept. 11 at 1 p.m. ET:
  • Buffalo @ Baltimore – airing on CTV Toronto, CTV Kitchener, and CTV Northern Ontario
  • Green Bay @ Jacksonville – airing on CTV BC, CTV Alberta, CTV Ottawa, CTV Saskatchewan, and CTV Winnipeg
  • Cincinnati @ NY Jets – airing on CTV Montréal and CTV Atlantic
  • Minnesota @ Tennessee – airing on TSN
Sunday, Sept. 11 at 4 p.m. ET:
  • New York Giants @ Dallas – airing on CTV Ontario, CTV Montréal, CTV Winnipeg, CTV Saskatchewan, and CTV Two Atlantic
  • Miami @ Seattle – airing on CTV BC and CTV Alberta
  • Detroit @ Indianapolis – airing on CTV Two Ontario, CTV Two Alberta, and CTV Two Vancouver Island
SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL – Sunday, Sept. 11:
  • New England @ Arizona – 8:15 p.m. ET on TSN
MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL – Monday, Sept. 12:
  • Pittsburgh @ Washington – airing at 6:55 p.m. ET on TSN
  • Los Angeles @ San Francisco – airing at 10:15 p.m. ET on TSN
CTV and TSN will announce upcoming Sunday afternoon NFL games on a week-by-week basis. NFL on TSN TSN delivers comprehensive regular season NFL games this season, highlighted by Sunday afternoon games as well as back-to-back nights of appointment television with complete live coverage of SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL and MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL. TSN also has exclusive Canadian coverage of the NFL DRAFT, plus extensive NFL coverage on SPORTSCENTRE and on TSN.ca. TSN’s massive NFL lineup also features the popular preview and wrap-up shows SUNDAY NFL COUNTDOWN, FOOTBALL NIGHT IN AMERICA, NFL PRIMETIME, NFL INSIDERS, NFL LIVE, and MONDAY NIGHT COUNTDOWN. The NFL on TSN programming lineup is as follows (visit FootballLivesHere.ca for complete NFL on TSN broadcast schedule):  Sundays:
  • NFL INSIDERS: SUNDAY EDITION – 10 a.m. ET
TSN previews the NFL’s Sunday afternoon action with this game day edition of ESPN’s NFL INSIDERS, hosted by Trey Wingo and featuring industry-leading NFL Insiders Adam Schefter, Mark Dominik (filling in for Chris Mortensen), and Louis Riddick.
  • SUNDAY NFL COUNTDOWN – 11 a.m. ET
Chris Berman hosts this two-hour preview show SUNDAY NFL COUNTDOWN every Sunday at 11 a.m. ET leading into CTV and TSN’s 1 p.m. ET game coverage.
  • FOOTBALL NIGHT IN AMERICA – 7 p.m. ET
Mike Tirico hosts NBC’s FOOTBALL NIGHT IN AMERICA, the most-watched weekly studio show in sports, from the SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL game site. Tirico is joined on-site by Cris Collinsworth and Michele Tafoya. Dan Patrick co-hosts from NBC Sports Group’s International Broadcast Center in Stamford, Conn., joined by Tony Dungy, Rodney Harrison, and Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk on NBCSN, NBCSports.com, and NBC Sports Radio. NFL Insider Peter King contributes stories and information.
  • SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL – immediately following FOOTBALL NIGHT IN AMERICA
TSN delivers complete live coverage of all regular season Sunday night games featuring NBC’s acclaimed broadcast team, led by play-by-play voice Al Michaels, analyst Cris Collinsworth, and sideline reporter Michele Tafoya. The action kicks off Sunday, Sept. 11 at 8:15 p.m. ET with New England @ Arizona. Mondays:
  • NFL PRIMETIME – 1:30 p.m. ET
TSN recaps all the highlights from Sunday's NFL games on Monday afternoon, beginning with ESPN’s NFL PRIMETIME, hosted by Trey Wingo alongside analysts Tim Hasselbeck and Merril Hoge.
  • NFL INSIDERS – 2:30 p.m. ET
Suzy Kolber and Wendi Nix rotate as hosts and a cast of NFL insiders, reporters, and decision makers, including Chris Mortensen and Adam Schefter and Pro Football Hall of Famer Bill Polian, join the "working hour" show to break news and dissect the latest happenings in the NFL.
  • NFL LIVE –  3:30 p.m. ET
Trey Wingo hosts this year-round, weekday NFL news and information show with a rotation of NFL analysts. The analysis-driven program focuses on X’s and O’s, NFL headlines, news, injuries, and more.
  • MONDAY NIGHT COUNTDOWN –  6 p.m. ET
ESPN’s MONDAY NIGHT COUNTDOWN preview show, featuring host Chris Berman, returns to TSN beginning Monday, Sept. 14 at 5 p.m. ET – a special start time to tee up the night’s doubleheader action.
  • MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALLimmediately following MONDAY NIGHT COUNTDOWN
MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL returns to TSN bringing fans exclusive Canadian coverage of all 17 regular season Monday night matchups. ESPN’s Sean McDonough and Super Bowl-winning coach Jon Gruden are in the broadcast booth all season long, while Lisa Salters reports from the sidelines. The action begins Monday, Sept. 12 with a doubleheader featuring Pittsburgh @ Washington at 6:55 p.m. ET immediately followed by Los Angeles @ San Francisco at 10:15 p.m. ET. NFL on SPORTSCENTRE SPORTSCENTRE keeps fans covered throughout the NFL season, delivering comprehensive news and highlights from every game along with weekly NFL segments featuring industry-leading insight and analysis. Every Sunday following 4 p.m. ET games, CTV airs a special edition of SPORTSCENTRE wrapping up the day’s action and looking ahead to SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL. Weekly NFL segments on SPORTSCENTRE include:
  • Sundays – NFL analyst and 10-year NFL veteran Israel Idonije breaks down key moments and performances from Sunday’s slate of games
  • Mondays – Jesse Palmer returns with his popular Monday Morning Quarterback segment, with the former NFL pivot providing his take on the weekend’s games
  • Thursdays – TSN’s resident football expert Chris Schultz returns for another season of expert analysis, and former NFL cornerback Jabari Greer joins TSN to contribute his weekly 3 & Out segment
  • Saturdays – The always entertaining ESPN football host Chris Berman returns to Canada’s most-watched sports news program with his 2-Minute Drill, as he gives fans his predictions for head-to-head match-ups for the upcoming week in the NFL.
  • Throughout the season – TSN’s NFL Insider Tim Graham breaks down the biggest news and delivers analysis on issues from around the league.
TSN Digital TSN Digital platforms – including TSN.ca and the TSN GO app – have the NFL covered from every angle, featuring the following highlights:
  • TSN Fantasy Football, TSN’s fan-favourite fantasy football platform, where fans compete for fantasy football glory throughout the season
  • Comprehensive weekly fantasy football content, including player rankings, waiver wire pickups, and the Statistically Speaking column by TSN fantasy guru Scott Cullen
  • Enhanced game pages, delivering comprehensive scores and statistics
  • Exclusive hits from football analyst Jesse Palmer
  • Extensive digital content from ESPN’s NFL Insiders, experts, and analysts
  • Up-to-the-minute NFL news, scores, video highlights (including all the Must-See moments), player profiles and interviews, rosters, schedules, and statistics
  • com rounds up all the best viral content and social media reaction throughout the NFL season
  • Photos, videos, and viral content posted across TSN’s official social media platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, and Instagram
NFL on TSN Radio TSN Radio stations across the country feature exclusive live game coverage of Sunday afternoon doubleheaders, prime-time NFL matchups, the NFL playoffs, and the SUPER BOWL, available on TSN Radio 1050 in Toronto, TSN Radio 690 in Montréal, TSN Radio 1290 in Winnipeg, TSN Radio 1200 in Ottawa, TSN Radio 1260 in Edmonton, TSN 1040 and 1410 in Vancouver , and TSN Radio 1150 in Hamilton (visit each station’s homepage to confirm broadcast information). In addition, TSN Radio 1040 is the Canadian flagship station of the Seattle Seahawks, with live coverage of all Seahawks games.

About CTV
CTV is Canada’s #1 private broadcaster. Featuring a wide range of quality news, sports, information, and entertainment programming, CTV has been Canada’s most-watched television network for the past 15 years in a row. CTV is a division of Bell Media, Canada’s premier multimedia company with leading assets in television, radio, digital, and Out-of-Home. Bell Media is owned by BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE), Canada’s largest communications company. More information about CTV can be found on the network’s website at CTV.ca.

About TSN
TSN is Canada’s Sports Leader and #1 specialty network. With a broad portfolio of multimedia sports assets, Champions Live Here as TSN delivers world-class content across its industry-leading platforms including five national television feeds, TSN.caTSN GO, and TSN Radio stations across the country. With more championship events than any broadcaster in the country, TSN’s deep and diverse roster of live sports programming includes the Grey Cup, IIHF World Junior Championship, Hockey Canada events, CFL, NFL, NBA, MLS, Toronto Maple Leafs, Ottawa Senators, Winnipeg Jets, Season of Champions Curling, FIFA World Cup, UEFA Euro 2016, MLB, Premier League, 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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