TSN’s Exclusive Canadian Coverage of the COLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAYOFF Headlines 25-Game Bowl Season Schedule, Beginning December 19

— December 16, 2015

– TSN’s 25-game bowl season schedule begins with a tripleheader on Saturday, Dec. 19 –

– TSN’s coverage features COLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAYOFF Semifinals on New Year’s Eve and the NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP on Monday, Jan. 11 at 8 p.m. ET –

TORONTO (December 16, 2015) – The best teams in college football face off this bowl season live on TSN, headlined by exclusive Canadian coverage of the COLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAYOFF. The network’s 25-game post-season schedule begins with a tripleheader on Saturday, Dec. 19, and culminates with the crowning of the COLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAYOFF winner as national champion on Monday, Jan. 11 (see below for broadcast schedule). The COLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAYOFF format features the Top 4 teams in college football facing off in the semifinals on Thursday, Dec. 31. First-place Clemson face #4-ranked Oklahoma in the ORANGE BOWL at 4 p.m. ET on TSN, followed by #2-ranked Alabama vs. #3-ranked Michigan State in the COTTON BOWL at 8 p.m. ET on TSN. The winners of the semifinals will compete for the biggest prize in college football at the NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP PRESENTED on Monday, Jan. 11 at 8 p.m. ET on TSN. TSN’s coverage of the college football bowl season includes a slate of highly-anticipated games, including all five New Year’s Day bowl games, each featuring a matchup between Top 25-ranked teams. COLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAYOFF on TSN The exclusive Canadian home to ESPN’s comprehensive coverage of the COLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAYOFF, TSN’s coverage of last year’s college football post-season attracted record audiences. Overall, TSN’s college football post-season coverage attracted a 74% increase in viewership compared to the previous year, including Oregon’s COLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAYOFF semifinal victory over Florida State in the ROSE BOWL that was watched by 698,000 viewers, becoming the most-watched college football game in Canadian television history. Broadcast Schedule* Saturday, Dec. 19
  • Gildan New Mexico Bowl: Arizona vs. New Mexico at 2 p.m. ET on TSN2
  • Raycom Media Camelia Bowl: Ohio vs. Appalachian State at 5:30 p.m. ET on TSN2
  • R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl: Arkansas State vs. Louisiana Tech at 9 p.m. ET on TSN2
Tuesday, Dec. 22
  • Famous Idaho Bowl: Akron vs. Utah State at 3:30 p.m. ET on TSN2
  • Boca Raton Bowl: Toledo vs. Temple at 7 p.m. ET on TSN2
Wednesday, Dec. 23
  • Poinsettia Bowl: Boise State vs. Northern Illinois at 4:30 p.m. ET on TSN2
  • GoDaddy Bowl: Georgia Southern vs. Bowling Green at 8 p.m. ET on TSN2
Thursday, Dec. 24
  • Popeyes Bahamas Bowl: Middle Tennessee vs. Western Michigan at 12 noon ET on TSN4 and TSN5
Saturday, Dec. 26
  • Independence Bowl: Tulsa vs. Virginia Tech at 5:30 p.m. ET on TSN2
  • Foster Farms Bowl: UCLA vs. Nebraska at 9 p.m. ET onTSN2
Tuesday, Dec. 29
  • Russell Athletic Bowl: North Carolina vs. Baylor at 5:30 p.m. ET on TSN2
  • Texas Bowl: LSU vs. Texas Tech at 9 p.m. ET on TSN2
Wednesday, Dec. 30
  • Belk Bowl: NC State vs. Mississippi State at 3:30 p.m. ET on TSN3
  • Holiday Bowl: USC vs. Wisconsin at 10:30 p.m. ET on TSN2
Thursday, Dec. 31
  • College Football Playoff Semifinals - Orange Bowl: Oklahoma vs. Clemson at 4 p.m. ET on TSN
  • College Football Playoff Semifinals - Cotton Bowl: Michigan State vs. Alabama at 8 p.m. ET on TSN1, TSN4, and TSN5
Friday, Jan.  1
  • Outback Bowl: Northwestern vs. Tennessee at 12 noon ET on TSN4 and TSN5
  • Fiesta Bowl: Notre Dame vs. Ohio State at 1 p.m. ET on TSN1 and TSN3
  • Citrus Bowl: Michigan vs. Florida at 1 p.m. ET on TSN2
  • Rose Bowl: Stanford vs. Iowa at 5 p.m. ET on TSN2
  • Sugar Bowl: Oklahoma State vs. Ole Miss at 8:30 p.m. ET on TSN2
Saturday, Jan. 2
  • Liberty Bowl: Kansas State vs. Arkansas at 3 p.m. ET on TSN2
  • Alamo Bowl: Oregon vs. TCU at 7 p.m. ET on TSN1, TSN4, and TSN5
  • Cactus Bowl: West Virginia vs. Arizona State at 10:30 p.m. ET on TSN1, TSN4, and TSN5
Monday, Jan. 11
  • College Football Playoff National Championship at 8 p.m. ET on TSN
*Broadcast schedule subject to change

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