TSN is the Santa of Sport this Holiday Season, Delivering More Than 110 Live Sports Broadcasts from Dec. 23 – Jan. 8

— December 21, 2017

– TSN’s massive holiday schedule features Team Canada at the 2018 IIHF WORLD JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP and SPENGLER CUP, as well as NFL, NBA, NHL, English Premiere League, College Football Bowl Game action, and more –
– TSN also delivers the network’s annual SPORTSCENTRE: YEAR IN REVIEW airing Christmas Eve (Dec. 24) at 8 p.m. ET on TSN, highlighting a slate of year-end countdown shows –
– 24 of TSN’s holiday events are available in 4K –

TORONTO (December 21, 2017) – TSN is every sports fan’s home for the holidays, as the network delivers more than 110 live sports broadcasts over 17 days (Dec. 23 to Jan. 8) headlined by exclusive coverage of Canada’s favourite holiday tradition: the 2018 IIHF WORLD JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP. With an unsurpassed depth of programming that is the network’s hallmark, TSN provides a schedule packed with the SPENGLER CUP, NFL, NBA, NHL, English Premiere League, and the College Football Bowl Games. As the festivities get underway, TSN’s annual original special SPORTSCENTRE: YEAR IN REVIEW airs on Christmas Eve (Dec. 24) at 8 p.m. ET on TSN, revealing the Top 10 sports stories of 2017 with hosts Jennifer Hedger and Darren Dutchyshen. SPORTSCENTRE: YEAR IN REVIEW is followed by the 2018 IIHF WORLD JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP PREVIEW SHOW at 9 p.m. ET on TSN, and continues with a full slate of year-end countdown shows. Along with Team Canada’s opening game from the 2018 IIHF WORLD JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP in Buffalo, N.Y. on Boxing Day (Dec. 26) at 3:30 p.m. ET on TSN, TSN’s programming highlights over the holidays include:
  • The Raptors taking on Joel Embiid and the Philadelphia 76ers on Saturday, Dec. 23 at 5 p.m. ET on TSN2 and TSN4K as one of nine NBA games to be broadcast during the holiday season
  • 19 English Premier League games, including a quadruple bill of games on Boxing Day ( 26) beginning at 9:30 a.m. ET on TSN
  • Complete coverage of the SPENGLER CUP, live from Davos, Switzerland, beginning Boxing Day at 9 a.m. ET on TSN2
  • UFC® 219 Prelims, live from Las Vegas on Saturday, Dec. 30 at 7 p.m. ET on TSN2
  • An Atlantic Division clash of the Montreal Canadiens and Tampa Bay Lightning on Thursday, Dec. 28 at 7:30 p.m. ET on TSN2, one of 12 regional NHL matchups during the holidays
  • 10 NFL games highlighted by the Wild Card Round on Sunday, Jan. 7 at 4 p.m. ET on TSN1, TSN4, and TSN5
  • 15 College Football Bowl games including the New Year’s Day quadruple header of the OUTBACK BOWL (12 p.m. ET on TSN2), PEACH BOWL (12:30 p.m. ET on TSN1, TSN4, TSN5), ROSE BOWL (5 p.m. ET on TSN), and SUGAR BOWL (8:30 p.m. ET on TSN)
  • The COLLEGE FOOTBAL PLAYOFF NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP on Monday, Jan. 8 at 7:30 p.m. ET on TSN1, TSN3, and TSN5
  • Six NCAA basketball games and six NCAA hockey games
TSN subscribers can enjoy 4K coverage of select World Junior preliminary round and quarter-final games, as well as the semifinals and the Bronze and Gold Medal games. TSN’s 4K schedule continues with the Toronto Raptors vs. Philadelphia 76ers on Saturday, Dec. 23 at 5 p.m. ET and Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Columbus Blue Jackets on Monday, Jan. 8 at 7 p.m. ET.

About TSN
TSN is Canada’s Sports Leader and provides world-class content across its industry-leading platforms including five national television feeds, TSN.ca, TSN GO, 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, Hockey Canada events, CFL, NFL, NBA, MLS, Toronto Maple Leafs, Ottawa Senators, Montreal Canadiens, Winnipeg Jets, Season of Champions Curling, FIFA World Cup, UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League, Premier League, Soccer Canada, CONCACAF Gold Cup and Champions 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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