Launched in 1998, Rogers Sportsnet has been owned by Rogers Media since 2001.
Its online companion – sportsnet.ca – was also launched in 1998.
As Canada’s live-event and high definition leader Sportsnet is comprised of five channels: four regional channels and the nationally distributed Sportsnet ONE.
All are available in high definition.
The network broadcasts more NHL games than any other Canadian network with 253 regional regular-season telecasts, featuring the Vancouver Canucks, Toronto Maple Leafs, Calgary Flames, Edmonton Oilers and Ottawa Senators.
Sportsnet broadcasts over 500 Major League Baseball games, featuring all 162 of Toronto Blue Jays’ games and the World Series, MLB Playoffs, MLB All-Star Game and Home Run Derby.
As a member of Canada’s Olympic Broadcast Media Consortium, Sportsnet is also an official broadcaster of the London 2012 Games of the Olympiad.
Sportsnet also features NFL on Sunday and Thursday nights, UEFA Champions League and Barclays Premier League. Sportsnet also broadcasts the Canadian Hockey League and the MasterCard Memorial Cup.
Sportsnet Connected is the network’s nightly news program, providing regional coverage of the day’s events in the world of sports.
Fans that want to get connected to their home teams choose Rogers Sportsnet and sportsnet.ca for news, highlights and live events.