– Thursday Night Football returns to Sportsnet with 14 games in 2013 –
– Sportsnet and City to deliver two NFL games every Sunday beginning September 8 –
– Sportsnet 590 The FAN to broadcast 11 Buffalo Bills games; Sportsnet 960 The FAN to broadcast more than 25 NFL games including playoffs and Super Bowl XLVIII –
– In-depth stories, stats and updates on TV, digital, mobile, radio and print –
TORONTO (August 29, 2013) Sportsnet has its game face on and ready to deliver hard-hitting, multiplatform coverage of the 2013 NFL season with more than 85 games on TV and radio, featuring a total of14 Thursday Night Football games plus two Sunday afternoon games every week of the regular season on Sportsnet and City every week of the regular season. Sportsnet fuels football fanatics across its suite of assets Sportsnet, sportsnet.ca, Sportsnet magazine, Sportsnet 590 The FAN and Sportsnet 960 The FAN.
Each Sportsnet and City Sunday NFL broadcast begins at 4 p.m. ET/1 p.m. PT throughout the season, with coverage kicking off Sunday, Sept. 8 when the Arizona Cardinals take on the St. Louis Rams on Sportsnet Ontario, West and Pacific, while the Green Bay Packers visit the San Francisco 49ers on Sportsnet East and City. Sportsnet and City will announce the schedule for their Sunday afternoon broadcasts on a week-by-week basis.
Sportsnet’s marquee Thursday Night Football schedule kicks off with an AFC East rivals showdown as the New York Jets take on the New England Patriots on Thursday, Sept. 12 at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT on Sportsnet East, Ontario, West and Pacific (see Sportsnet’s full Thursday Night Football schedule here).
In addition to its live NFL game broadcasts, Sportsnet’s robust multiplatform football offering includes the popular FOX FOOTBALL DAILY, the Bills in Toronto series at Rogers Centre, and NCAA football coverage featuring ESPN’s College GameDay show. Sportsnet is also the exclusive Canadian home of the Vanier Cup and CIS football.
Below is Sportsnet’s additional playbook of premium 2013 NFL coverage across all platforms:
TV- Sportsnet and City
Digital – sportsnet.ca
sportsnet.ca provides access to premier NFL content and info all season long Coverage includes:
Radio – Sportsnet 590 The FAN and Sportsnet 960 The FAN
Sportsnet 590 The FAN coverage includes:
Sportsnet 960 The FAN coverage includes:
Print – Sportsnet magazine
Sportsnet magazine’s latest issue hits newsstands today with a comprehensive NFL preview that includes breakdowns of all the teams, Super Bowl predictions, and an extensive section of can’t-miss features, including:
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Sportsnet connects Canadian sports fans to their favourite teams and athletes, using five platforms: TV, Radio, Print, Online and Mobile. Sportsnet is Fuelled By Fans, and delivers storytelling on a local, regional, national and global level. The multiplatform brand consists of Sportsnet, sportsnet.ca, Sportsnet 590 The FAN, Sportsnet 960 The FAN, Sportsnet magazine, Sportsnet Mobile and the Hockey Central app on iPad and Playbook. Sportsnet consists of four regional channels (Sportsnet East, Ontario, West and Pacific), and the nationally-distributed Sportsnet ONE, Sportsnet World, and Sportsnet 360. Sportsnet is the Canadian leader in NHL and MLB television broadcasts and is home to 162 Toronto Blue Jays games, plus MLB Playoffs and the World Series. Sportsnet is an official licensed broadcaster of the 2014 FIFA World Cup BrazilTM and also offers an exciting sports lineup including the NFL, the Memorial Cup, CIS Vanier Cup, Ultimate Fighting Championship®, Grand Slam of Curling, IZOD IndyCar Series, the Rogers Cup tennis tournament, and extensive soccer programming including Barclays Premier League, UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League, MLS Vancouver Whitecaps FC, CONCACAF and Canadian national team matches for men and women. Connected is the network’s nightly news program, providing regional and national coverage of the day’s events in the world of sports.