CTV and TSN Head to the Iconic Augusta National for Live Coverage of the MASTERS TOURNAMENT, April 11-14

— April 10, 2019

– TSN delivers expansive coverage throughout the MASTERS TOURNAMENT; weekend rounds available on both CTV and TSN –
– Mercedes-Benz returns as multi-platform sponsor of the networks’ coverage –

TORONTO (April 10, 2019) – With the coveted Green Jacket up for grabs, CTV and TSN are set to deliver comprehensive live coverage of the MASTERS TOURNAMENT, airing April 11-14 from the historic Augusta National Golf Club in Georgia. The networks’ exclusive Canadian coverage of all four rounds of the Masters begins with the Par 3 Contest, airing today (Wednesday, April 10) at 3 p.m. ET on TSN, and continues through to the third and final rounds on CTV and TSN, airing Saturday, April 13, beginning at 2 p.m. ET, and Sunday, April 14 beginning at 1 p.m. ET. Visit TSN.ca/Golf for the complete broadcast schedule.

TSN AT THE MASTERS delivers extensive bonus coverage throughout golf’s first major of the season, beginning Thursday, April 11 at 11 a.m. ET, including dedicated live feeds of Featured Groups, Holes 15 and 16, and the famed Amen Corner, as well as highlights, analysis, and live look-ins to the bonus feeds. Extended coverage is also available to stream on TSN.ca and the TSN app.

Mercedes-Benz returns for its fourth year as a multi-platform sponsor of the Masters, featuring broadcast, digital, and out-of-home assets across CTV, TSN, and RDS.

Live coverage of the Tournament is hosted by James Duthie alongside TSN golf analyst Bob Weeks and Canadian PGA Tour competitor David Hearn, who are on-site at Augusta National. Along with delivering daily news updates and analysis for SPORTSCENTRE, the panel recaps each day of the Tournament with MASTERS PRIMETIME, looping throughout the evening across TSN. GOLF TALK CANADA co-host Mark Zecchino also contributes reports from Augusta over the course of the week.

Leading up to the Masters, Weeks also delivers a series of essays airing in SPORTSCENTRE, with a focus on golf’s top players, including:

  • Tiger Woods’ legendary performances at Augusta National
  • Rory McIlroy’s elusive chase for the final piece of his career Grand Slam
  • How defending champion Patrick Reed presents an unconventional challenge to the PGA Tour model
  • Jordan Spieth’s tumultuous golf year and his relationship with the Masters

TSN Digital platforms provide up-to-the-minute breaking news, scores, and player profiles, including daily stories from the Tournament by Weeks, web-exclusive video analysis from TSN’s on-site panel, feature content from ESPN, as well as photos, videos, and viral content from the Tournament on TSN’s official Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter accounts. TSN and TSN Direct subscribers can also access the network’s multiplex video player on TSN.ca, allowing fans to watch multiple feeds at once.

Golf’s first major of the season features a packed field that includes four-time Green Jacket winner Tiger Woods, defending champion Patrick Reed, three-time champion Phil Mickelson and 2015 champion Jordan Spieth. The star-studded field also features Justin Rose, Dustin Johnson, Rory McIlroy, and Brooks Koepka. Canadians in the Tournament include Mike Weir, who in 2003 became the first Canadian to capture the Green Jacket, and Corey Conners, who qualified by winning the Valero Texas Open this past weekend.

TSN Radio stations across the country deliver live coverage of the Masters, including select weekend round coverage on TSN 690 Montreal, TSN 1200 OttawaTSN 1150 Hamilton, TSN 1260 Edmonton, TSN 1040 Vancouver, and BNN Bloomberg 1410 in Vancouver.  

The Masters coverage is available for live streaming and on-demand viewing to TSN and TSN Direct subscribers via TSN.ca/Live and the TSN app, as well as CTV.ca and the CTV app. French-language coverage is available to RDS and RDS Direct subscribers on RDS and the RDS app.

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 17 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 provides world-class content across its industry-leading platforms including five national television feeds, TSN Direct, TSN.ca, and TSN Radio stations across the country. With a broad portfolio of multimedia sports assets, Champions Live Here as TSN delivers more championship events than any broadcaster in the country. The network’s deep and diverse roster of live sports programming includes the Grey Cup, IIHF World Junior Championship, Spengler Cup, Hockey Canada events, CFL, NFL, NBA, MLS, Toronto Maple Leafs, Ottawa Senators, Montreal Canadiens, Winnipeg Jets, Season of Champions Curling, FIFA World Cup™, Premier League, Soccer Canada, CONCACAF Gold Cup, MLB, 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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