CTV and TSN Hit the Greens for Complete Live Coverage of THE MASTERS, April 6-9

— April 4, 2017

– Weekend rounds of THE MASTERS air on CTV and TSN, with opening rounds on TSN –

– TSN’s five national feeds deliver expansive coverage beginning at 11 a.m. ET throughout THE MASTERS, including Holes 15 and 16 and Featured Groups, as well as Augusta National’s famed Amen Corner available in 4K nationwide –

– TSN panel of host James Duthie, analysts Bob Weeks and Mark Zecchino, and special guest analysts Brad Fritsch and Thomas Bjorn deliver insights throughout the week –

– SPORTSCENTRE, TSN Radio, and TSN Digital platforms all provide extensive coverage throughout THE MASTERS, along with the MASTERS PRIMETIME highlight show –

– Mercedes-Benz signs on as exclusive sponsor of TSN’s coverage of THE MASTERS –

TORONTO (April 4, 2017) – The world’s elite golfers tee off for the season’s first major as CTV and TSN deliver exclusive Canadian coverage of THE MASTERSone of 60+ iconic championships that live on TSN – live from the iconic Augusta National Golf Club, April 6-9. The networks bring expansive coverage of the Tournament to viewers, with live coverage of all four rounds on TSN, and the third and final rounds of THE MASTERS airing on CTV. The networks’ live coverage is augmented by a multitude of viewing options across TSN’s five national feeds, a dedicated feed of Amen Corner available nationwide in 4K, and extensive content on SPORTSCENTRE, TSN Radio, TSN.ca, and TSN’s social media platforms. THE MASTERS coverage begins tomorrow, Wednesday, April 5 with the Par 3 Contest at 3 p.m. ET on TSN1 and TSN4. CTV and TSN’s complete Canadian coverage of THE MASTERS features the following highlights:
  • A dedicated TSN AT THE MASTERS feed airing each day of the Tournament, beginning April 6. Hosted by James Duthie live from Augusta National the feed features highlights, analysis, and live look-ins to bonus feeds.
  • Expansive broadcast windows beginning at 11 a.m. ET each day, with dedicated live feeds including Featured Groups, Holes 15 and 16, and the famed Amen Corner
  • Complete Tournament coverage broadcast across TSN with the third and final rounds broadcast on CTV
  • Dedicated feed of Augusta National’s Amen Corner broadcast in 4K throughout the Tournament, available to TSN4K subscribers nationwide
Live coverage of THE MASTERS is hosted by Duthie alongside TSN golf analysts Bob Weeks and Mark Zecchino, as well as Canadian PGA tour competitor Brad Fritsch and 2018 RYDER CUP Team Europe captain Thomas Bjorn, who join the panel as special guest analysts. Along with delivering daily updates and analysis for SPORTSCENTRE, the panel recaps each day of the Tournament with the 30-minute MASTERS PRIMETIME highlight show. SPORTSCENTRE also airs a series of essays from Weeks leading up to THE MASTERS with a focus on the history of the Tournament and its biggest names, including:
  • The Roars of Augusta
  • How Tiger Woods’ historic win in 1997 changed Augusta National
  • Jordan Spieth’s quest for redemption following the heartbreak of last year’s Tournament
  • Rory McIlroy’s chase for the final jewel in his career Grand Slam crown
  • Dustin Johnson’s rise to become the world #1-ranked men’s golfer
TSN’s complete coverage of THE MASTERS is sponsored by Mercedes-Benz, with broadcast coverage complemented by comprehensive content across TSN Digital platforms. This includes daily stories from Augusta National by Weeks, web-exclusive video analysis from TSN’s on-site panel, up-to-the-minute breaking news, scores, and player profiles, as well as photos, videos, and viral content from the Tournament on TSN’s official Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter accounts. TSN Radio stations across the country also deliver live coverage of THE MASTERS, including complete live coverage of all four rounds on TSN Radio 1410 in Vancouver, and select weekend rounds on TSN Radio 690 in Montréal, TSN Radio 1200 in Ottawa, TSN Radio 1260 in Edmonton, and TSN Radio 1150 in Hamilton. TSN Radio 1050 in Toronto will join coverage of the Final Round. Along with select live play-by-play coverage, all stations will follow the latest news coming out of Augusta National. THE MASTERS features a star-studded field that includes newly-minted world #1-ranked player and defending U.S. OPEN champion Dustin Johnson, defending MASTERS champion Danny Willett, 2015 champion Jordan Spieth, two-time champion Bubba Watson, and three-time champion Phil Mickelson. Also competing is four-time major champion Rory McIlroy; and a trio of Canadians including Mike Weir, Canada’s first and only MASTERS champion, Mackenzie Hughes, and Adam Hadwin. With three entrants, this year’s Tournament features the most Canadians to compete at THE MASTERS since 1968. Broadcast Schedule TSN’s live coverage of THE MASTERS begins each day of the Tournament at 11 a.m. ET, and is available for live streaming to subscribers via TSN.ca/Live and TSN GO mobile app. Weekend round coverage is available via the CTV GO mobile app. French-language coverage of THE MASTERS is available on RDS. See below (schedule is subject to change), or visit TSN.ca, for a complete broadcast schedule of CTV and TSN’s coverage of THE MASTERS. Wednesday, April 5
  • Masters on the Range at 9 a.m. ET on TSN4
  • PAR 3 CONTEST at 3 p.m. ET on TSN1 and TSN4
  • MASTERS PRIMETIME at 11 p.m. ET on TSN5
Thursday, April 6
  • Amen Corner at 10:45 a.m. ET on TSN4K
  • First Round Coverage at 11 a.m. ET on TSN
Friday, April 7
  • Amen Corner at 10:45 a.m. ET on TSN4K
  • Second Round Coverage on at 11 a.m. ET on TSN
Saturday, April 8
  • Third Round Coverage at 11 a.m. ET on TSN
  • Amen Corner at 11:45 a.m. ET on TSN4K
  • TSN AT THE MASTERS at 2 p.m. ET on CTV and TSN
  • Third Round Coverage at 3 p.m. ET on CTV and TSN4 and TSN5
  • MASTERS PRIMETIME at 10 p.m. ET on TSN2
Sunday, April 9
  • TSN AT THE MASTERS at 11 a.m. ET on TSN2
  • Amen Corner at 11:45 a.m. ET on TSN4K
  • TSN AT THE MASTERS at 1 p.m. ET on CTV and TSN2
  • Final Round Coverage at 2 p.m. ET on CTV and TSN2
  • MASTERS PRIMETIME at 11:30 p.m. ET on TSN2
Golf on Bell Media Bell Media’s CTV, TSN, and RDS bring Canadians comprehensive access to the biggest events in sports, and are the home of golf’s marquee championship events with a slate that includes all four of golf’s majors – THE MASTERS, U.S. OPEN, THE OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP, and the PGA CHAMPIONSHIP, as well as the RYDER CUP, PRESIDENTS CUP, and a series of PGA TOUR events. 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 15 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 #1 specialty network. With a broad portfolio of multimedia sports assets, Champions Live Here as TSN delivers world-class content across its industry-leading platforms including five national television feeds, TSN.caTSN GO, and TSN Radio stations across the country. With more championship events than any broadcaster in the country, TSN’s deep and diverse roster of live sports programming includes the Grey Cup, IIHF World Junior Championship, Hockey Canada events, CFL, NFL, NBA, MLS, Toronto Maple Leafs, Ottawa Senators, Winnipeg Jets, Season of Champions Curling, FIFA World Cup, UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League, Premier League, 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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