TSN Launches 300+ Hours of Season of Champions Curling Tomorrow with the 2015 HOME HARDWARE CANADA CUP

— December 1st, 2015

– 2015 HOME HARDWARE CANADA CUP begins with Draw #1 tomorrow (Wednesday, Dec. 2) at 10:30 a.m. ET –
– TSN’s Seasons of Champions package includes the SCOTTIES TOURNAMENT OF HEARTS and the TIM HORTONS BRIER –

TORONTO (December 1, 2015) – TSN kicks off  300+ hours of the biggest and most prestigious events in curling with complete live coverage of the 2015 HOME HARDWARE CANADA CUP. The 2015-16 Season of Champions’ opening event airs live on TSN from Dec. 2-6 (see complete broadcast schedule below). TSN’s 2015-16 broadcast schedule includes:
  • 2015 HOME HARDWARE Canada Cup of Curling – Dec. 2-6, 2015 (Grande Prairie, Alta.)
  • PINTY’s All-Star Curling Skins Game – Jan. 8-10, 2016 (Banff, Alta.)
  • 2016 WFG Continental Cup of Curling – Jan. 14-17, 2016 (Las Vegas)
  • 2016 Canadian Juniors – Jan. 30-31, 2016 (Stratford, Ont.)
  • 2016 Scotties Tournament of Hearts – Feb. 20-28, 2016 (Grande Prairie, Alta.)
  • 2016 Tim Hortons Brier – March 5-13, 2016 (Ottawa)
  • 2016 Ford World Women's Curling Championship – March 19-27, 2016 (Swift Current, Sask.)
  • 2016 World Men's Curling Championship – April 2-10, 2016 (Basel, Switzerland)
TSN’s curling coverage is also available live and on demand to TSN subscribers via TSN GO. TSN’s complete 2015-16 curling broadcast schedule is available on TSN.ca.   2015 HOME HARDWARE CANADA CUP TSN delivers every draw from the 2015 HOME HARDWARE CANADA CUP, live from Revolution Place in Grande Prairie, Alta. The network’s sweeping coverage begins Wednesday, Dec. 2 at 10:30 a.m. ET on TSN with round robin draws and culminates on Sunday, Dec. 6 with the men’s and women’s finals. TSN’s acclaimed team of play-by-play announcer Vic Rauter, analyst Russ Howard, a two-time Brier champion and 2006 Olympic gold medallist, and 2010 Olympic silver medallist Cheryl Bernard call all the action from Revolution Place. Also in the broadcast booth are play-by-play announcer Bryan Mudryk and analyst Cathy Gauthier, a three-time SCOTTIES winner and 2015 Women’s World Senior Champion. The 2015 HOME HARDWARE CANADA CUP features eight of the best men's and seven of the top women's rinks in Canada. Val Sweeting looks to repeat as the women’s Canada Cup champion, headlining a competitive lineup of women’s teams that includes Rachel Homan, Jennifer Jones, Sherry Middaugh, Kelsey Rocque, Tracy Fleury, and Kristy McDonald. The men’s competition, headed up by last year’s champion Mike McEwen, includes a strong men’s field featuring Brad Gushue, Brad Jacobs, Kevin Koe, Pat Simmons, Steve Laycock, John Epping, and Reid Carruthers. The winners of the 2015 HOME HARDWARE CANADA CUP will earn an automatic entry into 2017 Roar of the Rings Canadian Curling Trials in Ottawa, the tournament that will decide Canada's representative at the 2018 Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. The winners will also qualify for the 2016 Continental Cup in Las Vegas.   Broadcast Schedule* Wednesday, Dec. 2 Draw #1 – 10:30 a.m. ET on TSN1, TSN3, and TSN5 Draw #2 – 3:30 p.m. ET on TSN1, TSN3, and TSN5 Draw #3 – 8:30 p.m. ET on TSN2   Thursday, Dec. 3 Draw #4 – 10:30 a.m. ET on TSN1, TSN3, and TSN5 Draw #5 – 3:30 p.m. ET on TSN1, TSN3, and TSN5 Draw #6 – 8:30 p.m. ET on TSN1 and TSN3   Friday, Dec. 4 Draw #7 – 10:30 a.m. ET on TSN1, TSN3, and TSN5 Draw #8 – 3:30 p.m. ET on TSN1, TSN3, and TSN5 Draw #9 – 8:30 p.m. ET on TSN   Saturday, Dec. 5 Draw #10 – 10:30 a.m. ET on TSN1 and TSN3 Women's Semifinal – 3:30 p.m. ET on TSN1, TSN3, and TSN5 Men's Semifinal – 8:30 p.m. ET on TSN   Sunday, Dec. 6 Women’s Final – 1 p.m. ET on TSN1, TSN3, and TSN5 Men's Final – 7 p.m. ET on TSN2 *Schedule subject to change


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