CFL ON TSN Delivers Complete Coverage of the CFL PLAYOFFS, Kicking Off with a Doubleheader this Sunday, November 12

— November 9, 2017

– TSN’s exclusive CFL PLAYOFFS coverage begins this Sunday with the Eastern Semi-Final: Saskatchewan Roughriders @ Ottawa Redblacks at 1 p.m. ET on TSN1, TSN4, and TSN5, followed by the Western Semi-Final: Edmonton Eskimos @ Winnipeg Blue Bombers at 4:30 p.m. ET on TSN –

– The CFL ON TSN panel primes fans for the Eastern and Western Semi-Finals with a 60-minute pre-game show beginning Sunday, Nov. 12 at 12 noon ET on TSN1, TSN4, and TSN5 –

TORONTO (November 9, 2017) – TSN is Canada’s exclusive home for complete coverage of the CFL PLAYOFFS. The action gets started this weekend with a doubleheader on Sunday, Nov. 12, featuring Saskatchewan Roughriders vs. Ottawa Redblacks in the Eastern Semi-Final at 1 p.m. ET on TSN1, TSN4, and TSN5, followed by Edmonton Eskimos vs. Winnipeg Blue Bombers in the Western Semi-Final at 4:30 p.m. ET on TSN (visit, or see below for complete broadcast schedule). TSN’s CFL PLAYOFFS coverage culminates with the 105th GREY CUP presented by Shaw – one of 60+ iconic championship events that live on TSN – live from Ottawa’s TD Place Stadium on Sunday, Nov. 26. The acclaimed CFL ON TSN panel kicks off TSN’s live coverage with a 60-minute pre-game show on Sunday, Nov. 12 at 12 noon ET on TSN, featuring Rod Smith alongside analysts Matt Dunigan, Milt Stegall, and Jock Climie. The CFL ON TSN panel is joined by James Duthie who hosts TSN’s CFL PLAYOFFS coverage, along with three-time GREY CUP champion and two-time MVP, Henry Burris on-site at Ottawa’s TD Place Stadium. TSN’s pre-game show includes the following highlights:
  • CFL Insider Dave Naylor fronts a TSN Original feature on the Cinderella story behind inspirational Edmonton Eskimos receiver Brandon Zylstra
  • Kate McKenna delivers a Now You Know segment with a look back at this year’s thrilling regular season
  • Naylor dissects the biggest CFL news heading into the CFL PLAYOFFS on-site at Investors Group Field in Winnipeg, and delivers a Ruffles Crunch Time Report with a look at the challenges of being the crossover team
  • Derek Taylor presents a playoff edition of his Details segment with a focus on Canadian quarterback Brandon Bridge of the Saskatchewan Roughriders
Immediately following pre-game coverage, TSN has the Eastern Semi-Final: Saskatchewan @ Ottawa at 1 p.m. ET on TSN1, TSN4, and TSN5, with Rod Black delivering the call alongside game analyst Duane Forde, with Matthew Scianitti reporting from field level. With comprehensive pre-game coverage beginning at 9 a.m. ET, the Eastern Semi-Final is also available on TSN 1200 Ottawa, featuring play-by-play commentator A.J. Jakubec and analyst Jeff Avery. Immediately following the post-season tilt, TSN 1200 recaps the match with a post-game show. TSN 1200’s radio coverage is available for worldwide streaming at, and via the TSN GO and iHeartRadio apps. The CFL ON TSN panel primes fans for the Western Semi-Final: Edmonton @ Winnipeg with a 30-minute pre-game show beginning at 4 p.m. ET on TSN. The action shifts to Investors Group Field in Winnipeg at 4:30 p.m. ET, featuring play-by-play announcer Chris Cuthbert calling the game alongside analyst Glen Suitor, with field level news updates from Sara Orlesky. SPORTSCENTRE previews every matchup of the CFL PLAYOFFS, with comprehensive news reports from all four cities leading up to Sunday’s games from TSN’s industry-leading team of Football Insiders, analysts, and reporters. Leading up to Sunday, Scianitti provides updates on Saskatchewan @ Ottawa, and Orlesky covers Edmonton @ Winnipeg. Coverage of the CFL PLAYOFFS is also available live and on demand to TSN subscribers via and the TSN GO app, where fans can also find previews an in-depth analysis, as well as highlights, scores, stats, and more. French-language coverage of the CFL PLAYOFFS is available on RDS. The 2017 CFL ON TSN season features the Shaw Road to the Grey Cup, continuing Sunday, Nov. 19 with the Eastern Final at 1 p.m. ET on TSN, followed by the Western Final at 4:30 p.m. ET on TSN, before culminating with the 105th GREY CUP presented by Shaw live from Ottawa’s TD Place Stadium on November 26. Broadcast Schedule* Sunday, Nov. 12 12 noon ET – Eastern Semi-Final Pre-Game Show on TSN1, TSN4, and TSN5 1 p.m. ET – Eastern Semi-Final: Saskatchewan @ Ottawa on TSN1, TSN4, and TSN5 4 p.m. ET – Western Semi-Final Pre-Game Show on TSN 4:30 p.m. ET – Western Semi-Final: Edmonton @ Winnipeg on TSN Sunday, Nov. 19 12 noon ET – Eastern Final Pre-Game Show on TSN 1 p.m. ET – Eastern Final: Winner of Eastern Semi-Final @ Toronto on TSN 4 p.m. ET – Western Final Pre-Game Show on TSN 4:30 p.m. ET – Western Final: Winner of Western Semi-Final @ Calgary on TSN Saturday, Nov. 25 12 noon ET – GREY CUP Saturday on TSN Sunday, Nov. 26 1 p.m. ET – GREY CUP Sunday on TSN 6 p.m. ET – GREY CUP Sunday: Countdown to Kickoff on TSN 6:30 p.m. ET – The 105th GREY CUP Presented by Shaw on TSN *Schedule subject to change

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