All CFL Games To Air On ESPN Networks

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.



Date Time (ET) Matchup Network
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+:

*Schedules subject to change

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s