TSN, Bell Media Radio, and NFL Announce Multi-Year Radio Broadcast Agreement
— September 18, 2015
– TSN and Bell Media Radio stations are the new over-the-air radio home of the NFL in Canada –
TORONTO (September 18, 2015) – TSN, Bell Media Radio, and the National Football League today announced a new multi-year radio rights partnership making TSN Radio and Bell Media Radio the new over the air radio home of the NFL in Canada. All prime-time regular season games, playoff games, and the SUPER BOWL will be carried across the TSN Radio network of stations plus select Bell Media Radio stations.
This new agreement complements Bell Media’s extensive slate of NFL coverage that includes Sunday afternoon games on CTV (1 p.m. ET and 4 p.m. ET) along with SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL and MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL on TSN.
“We’re thrilled to add coveted NFL content to our already robust national package of the biggest sports properties in North America,” said Robert Gray, National Program Director, TSN Radio. “NFL’s popularity in Canada has never been higher and continues to grow across the country. Our national radio coverage will not only serve fans, but will be a wonderful resource for sponsors and advertisers to reach a hugely passionate audience.”
Live NFL game coverage will be heard across the TSN Radio Network which includes:
TSN is Canada’s Sports Leader and #1 specialty network. With a broad portfolio of multimedia sports assets, TSN delivers 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 more championship events than any broadcaster in the country, TSN’s roster of live sports programming includes the Grey Cup, IIHF World Junior Championship, CFL, NFL, NBA, MLS, Toronto Maple Leafs, Ottawa Senators, Winnipeg Jets, Season of Champions Curling, UEFA Euro 2016, MLB, Barclays Premier League, Golf’s Majors, NASCAR, F1, Grand Slam Tennis, 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.