The NFL Returns to TSN in August with a Trio of Pre-Season Games

— July 29, 2014

 

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TORONTO (July 30, 2014) – TSN gets football fans primed for the return of the NFL regular season with three NFL pre-season games throughout the month of August. The gridiron action returns with TSN’s coverage of this year’s Pro Football Hall of Fame Game, featuring the New York Giants vs. Buffalo Bills this Sunday (Aug. 3) at 8 p.m. ET from the Pro Football Hall of Fame Field at Fawcett Stadium in Canton, Ohio (see below for complete broadcast schedule).

This year’s Pro Football Hall of Fame Game will be played one day after the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s Class of 2014 – Derrick Brooks, Ray Guy, Claude Humphrey, Walter Jones, Andre Reed, Michael Strahan, and Aeneas Williams – are officially inducted.

TSN subscribers can also watch all of TSN’s NFL pre-season coverage live and on demand via TSN GO.

Coverage then shifts to Soldier Field when Chicago hosts Jacksonville on Thursday, Aug. 14 at 8 p.m. ET. TSN’s pre-season coverage concludes with Cleveland vs. Washington on Monday, Aug. 18 at 8 p.m. ET, as the Browns and their Heisman-winning rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel visit Fedex Field.

 

NFL on CTV and TSN
CTV and TSN combine to deliver the biggest – and most prestigious – NFL schedule in Canada.  CTV has exclusive Canadian coverage of the NFL’s Sunday afternoon package with the most-anticipated matchups at 1 p.m. ET and 4 p.m. ET, along with every NFL playoff game and the SUPER BOWL. TSN is home to SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL and MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL all season long. TSN complements CTV’s football package with marquee national games at 1 p.m. ET and 4 p.m. ET on Sundays. The 2014-15 NFL season is the first year of a multi-year extension of Bell Media and the National Football League’s broadcast partnership that brings the 4 p.m. ET Sunday package to CTV and TSN for the first time.

 

Additional information regarding CTV and TSN’s coverage of the 2014-15 NFL season will be announced in the coming weeks.

 

Broadcast Schedule*

Sunday, Aug. 3

  • Pro Football Hall of Fame Game: NY Giants vs. Buffalo at 8 p.m. ET

Thursday, Aug. 14

  • NFL Countdown at 7 p.m. ET
  • Jacksonville vs. Chicago at 8 p.m. ET


Monday, Aug. 18

  • NFL Countdown at 7 p.m. ET
  • Cleveland vs. Washington at 8 p.m. ET

 

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TSN is Canada's Sports Leader and #1 specialty network. With a broad portfolio of multimedia sports assets, TSN delivers world-class content across industry-leading platforms including TSN2, TSN.ca, TSN GO, and TSN Radio. Official broadcaster of the Grey Cup, IIHF World Junior Championship and FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015, TSN’s slate of live sports coverage includes NHL, CFL, NFL, NBA, MLS, Season of Champions Curling, UEFA Euro 2016, MLB, Barclays Premier League, Golf’s Majors, NASCAR Sprint Cup, Nationwide and Canadian Tire Series, F1, Grand Slam Tennis, NCAA March Madness, and Skate Canada events. TSN is a division of Bell Media, which is part of BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE), Canada’s largest communications company

 

*Schedule subject to change

 

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