Twenty CFL games on ESPN Television Networks and 69 Games on ESPN3 in 2015
ESPN2 kicks off the Canadian Football League (CFL) regular season schedule Thursday, June 25, at 7:30 p.m. ET when the Montreal Alouettes host the Ottawa REDBLACKS in the 2015 season-opening game at Percival Molson Memorial Stadium. Opening week continues on ESPN2 with a Grey Cup rematch between the Hamilton Tiger-Cats and the defending champion Calgary Stampeders on Friday, June 26.
This season, ESPN television networks and ESPN3, the company’s live multi-screen sports network, have exclusive rights to present 89 games in the United States – including the Eastern and Western Semi-Finals and Finals and the 103rd Grey Cup championship – as part of a multi-year agreement with the CFL.
ESPN telecasts utilize production and commentator teams from TSN, Canada’s Sports Leader. Individual player profiles and specialty features, such as this CFL Rules 101 video voiced by ESPN’s Trey Wingo, will also be integrated throughout game presentations.
ESPN televised its first CFL game in 1980 and presented a total of 86 games in 2014.
ESPN’s 2015 CFL Television Schedule (through August):
|Thu, Jun 25||7:30 p.m.||Ottawa REDBLACKS vs. Montreal Alouettes||ESPN2|
|Fri, Jun 26||9 p.m.||Hamilton Tiger-Cats vs. Calgary Stampeders||ESPN2|
|Thu, July 2||8:30 p.m.||Hamilton Tiger-Cats vs. Winnipeg Blue Bombers||ESPN2|
|Fri, Jul 3||7:30 p.m.||Calgary Stampeders vs. Montreal Alouettes||ESPN2|
|Thu, Jul 9||9 p.m.||Ottawa REDBLACKS vs. Edmonton Eskimos||ESPN2|
|Fri, Jul 10||7 p.m.||Montreal Alouettes vs. Winnipeg Blue Bombers||ESPN2|
|Thu, Jul 30||8:30 p.m.||BC Lions vs. Winnipeg Blue Bombers||ESPN2|
|Fri, Jul 31||9 p.m.||Saskatchewan Roughriders vs. Edmonton Eskimos||ESPN2|
|Mon, Aug 3||7 p.m.||Toronto Argonauts vs. Hamilton Tiger-Cats||ESPN2|
|Thu, Aug 6||10 p.m.||Edmonton Eskimos vs. BC Lions||ESPN2|
|Fri, Aug 7||7:30 p.m.||Montreal Alouettes vs. Ottawa REDBLACKS||ESPN2|
|Sun, Aug 9||5 p.m.||Winnipeg Blue Bombers vs. Hamilton Tiger-Cats||ESPNEWS|
|Thu, Aug 13||7:30 p.m.||Edmonton Eskimos vs. Montreal Alouettes||ESPN2|
|Sat, Aug 15||10 p.m.||Ottawa REDBLACKS vs. Calgary Stampeders||ESPN2|
|Thu, Aug 27||7:30 p.m.||Montreal Alouettes vs. Hamilton Tiger-Cats||ESPN2|
|Fri, Aug 28||9 p.m.||Toronto Argonauts vs. Edmonton Eskimos||ESPN2|
|Sat, Aug 30||4 p.m.||Saskatchewan Roughriders vs. Ottawa REDBLACKS||ESPN2|
*Schedule subject to change.