The Canadian Football League’s 100th Grey Cup game has a new audience.
The NBC Sports Network (NBCSN) announced Friday it will air nine regular-season games and the playoffs, including the championship finale in Toronto this season. CFL commissioner Mark Cohon applauded the agreement saying in a news release: “We’re proud to share one of the biggest events in the long and storied history of our league with our fans south of the border."A U.S. telecast agreement with NBC Sports Network, will help us market our league in the U.S., recruit import players, and spread our brand of football."
The NBC Sports Network will also air the Eastern and Western semi-finals and finals as well as nine regular CFL games, starting with the Edmonton Eskimos -Toronto Argonauts game on Aug. 27.
Here is the full schedule for the CFL:
Monday, Aug,, 27 - Edmonton vs. Toronto
Friday, Aug., 31 – B.C. Lions at Montreal Alouettes
Monday, Sept. 3 – Toronto at Hamilton Tiger-Cats
Monday, Sept. 3 – Edmonton at Calgary Stampeders
Friday, Sept, 7 – Calgary at Edmonton
Friday, Oct. 5 – Hamilton at Edmonton
Friday, Oct, 19 - Edmonton at BC
Thursday, Nov, 1 – Hamilton at Toronto
Friday, Nov, 2 – Calgary at Edmonton
Sunday, Nov, 11 (Division Semi-finals)
Sunday, Nov. 11 (Division Semi-finals)
Sunday, Nov. 18, (Division Finals)
Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012 (Division Finals)
Sunday, Nov, 25 (Grey Cup) 6:00 pm ET