TORONTO – ESPN kicks off its 2018 Canadian Football League (CFL) regular season schedule televising all four games from the opening week beginning with the Edmonton Eskimos against the Winnipeg Blue Bombers on Thursday, June 14, at 8:30 p.m. ET on ESPN2.
Week 1 games continue on ESPN2 with the reigning Grey Cup champions, the Toronto Argonauts, visiting the Saskatchewan Roughriders on Friday, June 15, beginning at 9:00 p.m. ET. The opening week concludes with a doubleheader on Saturday; First, the Hamilton Tiger-Cats travel west to take on the Calgary Stampeders at 7 p.m. ET. The backend of the doubleheader features the BC Lions hosting the Montreal Alouettes at 10 p.m. ET.
ESPN will also televise all four playoff games in November as well as the Grey Cup game.
Four preseason games and the rest of the CFL regular season games will be on ESPN+. For ESPN+ schedule click here.
Based on a multi-year agreement with the CFL, ESPN and ESPN+ have exclusive rights to present all regular season and postseason CFL games in the United States, including both the Eastern and Western Semi-Finals, as well as the 106th Grey Cup presented by Shaw. Production and commentator teams for ESPN telecasts are from TSN, Canada’s Sports Leader. ESPN International and its affiliated networks also distribute CFL games internationally to more than 47 million households and 74 countries.
|Thu, June 14||8:30 p.m.||Edmonton Eskimos vs. Winnipeg Blue Bombers||ESPN2|
|Fri, June 15||9 p.m.||Toronto Argonauts vs. Saskatchewan Roughriders||ESPN2|
|Sat, June 16||7 p.m.||Hamilton Tiger-Cats vs. Calgary Stampeders||ESPN2|
|Sat, June 16||10 p.m.||Montreal Alouettes vs. BC Lions||ESPN2|
|Fri, June 22||7 p.m.||Winnipeg Blue Bombers vs. Montreal Alouettes||ESPN2|
|Fri, June 29||7 p.m.||Winnipeg Blue Bombers vs. Hamilton Tiger-Cats||ESPN2|
|Fri, June 29||10 p.m.||BC Lions vs. Edmonton Eskimos||ESPN2|
|Fri, July 13||9 p.m.||Toronto Argonauts vs. Edmonton Eskimos||ESPN2|
|Sat, July 21||9 p.m.||Montreal Alouettes vs. Calgary Stampeders||ESPN2|
|Fri, July 27||8:30 p.m.||Toronto Argonauts vs. Winnipeg Blue Bombers||ESPN2|
|Sat, July 28||4 p.m.||Ottawa REDBLACKS vs. Hamilton Tiger-Cats||ESPN2|
|Sat, July 28||9 p.m.||Calgary Stampeders vs. Saskatchewan Roughriders||ESPN2|
|Thu, Aug 2||7 p.m.||Ottawa REDBLACKS vs. Toronto Argonauts||ESPN2|
|Fri, Aug 3||7:30 p.m.||Hamilton Tiger-Cats vs. Montreal Alouettes||ESPN2|
|Thu, Aug 9||10 p.m.||Edmonton Eskimos vs. BC Lions||ESPN2|
|Sat, Aug 18||9 p.m.||Montreal Alouettes vs. Edmonton Eskimos||ESPN2|
|Sun, Oct 28||1 p.m.||Toronto Argonauts vs. Montreal Alouettes||ESPN2|
|Sun, Nov 11||1 p.m.||Eastern Semi-Final||ESPNEWS|
|Sun, Nov 11||4:30 p.m.||Western Semi-Final||ESPN2|
|Sun, Nov 18||1 p.m.||Eastern Final||ESPNEWS|
|Sun, Nov 18||4:30 p.m.||Western Final||ESPNEWS|
|Sun, Nov 25||6 p.m.||106th Grey Cup presented by Shaw||ESPN2|
Games not listed above can be viewed on ESPN+: https://es.pn/2KR7Zvl
*Schedules subject to change