TSN Radio 1150 Hamilton Announces New Broadcast Rights Agreement with the OHL’s Hamilton Bulldogs
— August 3, 2016
– TSN 1150 to deliver live coverage of every Hamilton Bulldogs regular season and playoff game, plus pre- and post-game shows –
– Beginning this fall, the station debuts two all-new weekly shows spotlighting the Hamilton Bulldogs and the league –
– TSN 1150’s coverage begins with the team’s home opener on Saturday, Sept. 24 against the Kingston Frontenacs at FirstOntario Centre in Hamilton –
– Hamilton Bulldogs join TSN 1150’s all-star roster of local sports, including the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, McMaster Marauders, Toronto Maple Leafs, and the Toronto Raptors, plus live coverage of major championship events including the Grey Cup, World Juniors, Super Bowl, and many more –
HAMILTON (August 3, 2016) – TSN Radio 1150 Hamilton announced today a new multi-year agreement that will see the station become the new home of the Hamilton Bulldogs of the Ontario Hockey League (OHL). Beginning this season, TSN 1150 will deliver every Hamilton Bulldogs regular season and playoff game, plus pre- and post-game shows.
“We are excited to be partnering with TSN Radio Hamilton 1150,” said Steve Staios, Hamilton Bulldogs President and General Manager. “This is more than a standard rights agreement, it’s a content creation agreement allowing us the perfect platform to engage and educate our fans on the Hamilton Bulldogs and the Ontario Hockey League in our community. This partnership makes sense and offers the Bulldogs an unprecedented amount of team-related programming produced in innovative ways to help us connect with Hamilton’s sports fans.”
“We are thrilled to welcome the Hamilton Bulldogs to the TSN 1150 family,” said Bob Harris, Vice-President and General Manager, Bell Media Radio, Hamilton and St. Catharines. “With the Hamilton Bulldogs prominently featured in our lineup, Hamilton’s passionate sports fans can rely on us to deliver comprehensive coverage of the team and the league. With the addition of the Hamilton Bulldogs to TSN 1150, this gives Hamilton sports fans one place to get everything Hamilton: the Hamilton Bulldogs, the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, and the McMaster Marauders.”
TSN 1150 complements its live game coverage of the Hamilton Bulldogs with 30-minute pre- and post-game alongside two all-new weekly hockey-themed shows dedicated to covering the team and the league.
TSN 1150’s live coverage of the Hamilton Bulldogs begins with the team’s home opener against the Kingston Frontenacs on Saturday, Sept. 24 at FirstOntario Centre in Hamilton.
The Hamilton Bulldogs join the station’s expansive lineup of live sports, which includes the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, McMaster Marauders, Toronto Maple Leafs, and Toronto Raptors, plus live coverage of major championship events, including the Grey Cup, World Juniors, Super Bowl, and many more.
TSN 1150 is available on AM 1150 in the Hamilton area, online at TSN1150.ca, as well as on the TSN GO app.
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