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CFL.ca Staff

TORONTO -- The 100th Grey Cup Game will air live in the U.S. this November on NBC Sports Network (NBCSN), the Canadian Football League announced today.

“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,” said Mark Cohon, Commissioner of the CFL.

“A U.S. telecast agreement with NBC Sports Network, will help us market our game in the U.S., recruit import players, and spread our game.”

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 Monday, August 27th.

NBC Sports Network, part of the NBC Sports Group, is dedicated to serving passionate sports fans across all platforms. Now in nearly 80 million homes, the network is the cable television home of the CFL in the United States.

CFL games are shown exclusively in Canada on TSN, The Sports Network. All CFL games are available in the U.S.to subscribers to ESPN3.com.
Here is the full schedule for the CFL on NBCSN (all times Eastern):

CFL on NBCSN Schedule
Regular Season
Monday, August, 27 - 7:30pm
Edmonton at Toronto
Friday, August, 31 - 7:30pm BC at Montreal
Monday, September 3, 1:00pm Toronto at Hamilton
Monday, September 3, 4:30pm Edmonton at Calgary
Friday, September 7, 9:00pm Calgary at Edmonton
Friday, October 5, 9:00pm Hamilton at Edmonton
Friday, October 19, 10:00pm Edmonton at BC
Thursday, November 1, 7:30pm Hamilton at Toronto
Friday, November 2, 12:30 am Calgary at Edmonton
CFL Playoffs
Sunday, November 11, 4:30pm
Division Semi-Finals
Sunday, November 11, 11:00pm Division Semi-Finals
Sunday, November 18, 4:30pm Division Finals
Sunday, November 18, 11:00pm Division Finals
100th Grey Cup Championship
Sunday, November 25, 6:00 100th Grey Cup in Toronto
Fan Comments
I don't care about anything but parity among the teams in the league. We need a full schedule of CFL games in the USA. We invented football and if they play it in Asia, we want it. It's our game. Hear that before!!!!!!!! One exclamation point for each team in the CFL. I just finished a few Canadian beers. No seriously, we need to see all of the teams. C'mon.
August 15, 2012 - 9:23pm
Great news. Just wish games were being shown in July and August before the NFL starts
July 26, 2012 - 4:34pm
Look forward every year for the start of Canadian Footbal League. Thank you NBCSN for picking up the games.
July 25, 2012 - 9:28pm
I echo the comments by those who are saying, "What about Winnipeg and Saskatchewan?" I think the league needs to respond to why Edmonton gets 6 games out of 9 and Winnipeg and Saskatchewan get no exposure to the USA. I eagerly await the response.
July 23, 2012 - 12:53pm
as a huge cfl fan i'm happy to see any games broadcast here in new hampshire. just wish there were more to be shown here and i didn't have to wait until the end of august to start watching.
July 22, 2012 - 7:19am
Glad to see some games being shown on TV here south of the border. What happened to Saskatchewan and Winnipeg though? No prairies teams? Very disappointing not being able to see the Riders play. I don't have ESPN 3 either, so I'm shut out except for the game I'm going to in Montreal. That and who has the thing for Edmonton? Come on... 2/3 of the games with them? Seriously... I understand some teams will get more exposure, but that's unexcusable. I'm with mkannen, please CFL... get more league equity with this deal. It just isn't right!
July 21, 2012 - 9:23pm
als rule
GREAT NEWS except regular season game schedule!!
July 21, 2012 - 1:07pm
What I would like to know if who worked out this agreement that Edmonton would get all the coverage? Is this an NBC thing or does someone have something against Manitoba and Saskatchewan? Winnipeg and Saskatchewan missed the cut. It couldn't have been because of last year's standings because Winnipeg was 1st in the east. It's a good thing I can tap into ESPN3 to watch the Riders play. I am disappointed that I won't get to see any of their regular season games south of the border. Please CFL, renegotiate the coverage for more league equity. Does this for all CFL fans south of the border.
July 20, 2012 - 9:56pm
Someone has a real bias for showing Edmonton games! They appear on the schedule in 6 of 9 games as opposed to just one game for Montreal. Most of the other teams get fairly equal exposure. Wonder too how many will be watching an 11:00 pm Sunday game (Division semis and final). However, it is good to get some games broadcast in the US for Canadian fans living south of the border as well as marketing the game to possible new fans and players.
July 20, 2012 - 2:09pm