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Bell Media announces World Cup Broadcast Schedule

Friday, Feb 27, 2015

Bell Media's CTV, TSN, and RDS, official broadcasters of the FIFA World Cup from 2015-2026, today announced the broadcast schedule for the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015 (#WWC2015). In total, the networks will cover the tournament in its entirety, delivering live broadcast coverage of all 52 games from the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015.

Today's announcement marks the 100-day countdown to the tournament, with the opening match kicking off Saturday, June 6 at 6 p.m. ET on CTV/RDS featuring host Canada taking on China at Commonwealth Stadium in Edmonton. Taking place in six cities across Canada (Edmonton, Moncton, Montréal, Ottawa, Vancouver, and Winnipeg), the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015 culminates with the Final on Sunday, July 5 at 7 p.m. ET on CTV/RDS at BC Place in Vancouver.

Broadcast schedule highlights:
•    All Canada games will be broadcast live in primetime on CTV and RDS
•    Next-day encore presentations of all Canada games on TSN
•    Live coverage of every single match (52 games in total)
•    30-minute pre-game shows for all games
•    30-minute primetime recap shows throughout the tournament

In addition to televising all games nationally:
•    Live streaming and on demand coverage of all games is available to TV subscribers via CTV GO, TSN GO, and RDS GO
•    Live radio coverage of every Canada match and the playoffs, along with a nightly recap show, is available on TSN Radio stations across the country, TSN.ca/Radio, and on the TSN GO app

"We are incredibly proud to bring Canadians live coverage of every game from the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015 on CTV, TSN, and RDS," said Phil King, President – CTV, Sports, and Entertainment Programming. "In just a few months, we will welcome the world's top women's soccer teams to our country and into our homes. We will also be reunited with the Canadian women's national team, who captured our hearts during the London 2012 Olympic Games. We fully expect this remarkable group of athletes to unite Canadians this summer."

The FIFA Women's World Cup 2015 on CTV, TSN and RDS marks the first competition from Bell Media's newly extended 12-year deal, announced earlier this month, with the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA).

 

Source:http://www.tsn.ca

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