Only four teams remain on the journey to the 107th GREY CUP presented by Shaw. CFL ON TSN continues its comprehensive coverage of the CFL PLAYOFFS with the Eastern and Western Finals, this Sunday, Nov. 17. The doubleheader begins in Hamilton with the Eastern Final: Edmonton Eskimos @ Hamilton Tiger-Cats at 12 p.m. ET on TSN1 and TSN4, then heads to Regina for the Western Final: Winnipeg Blue Bombers @ Saskatchewan Roughriders at 4 p.m. ET on TSN1, TSN3, and TSN4. The winning teams will book their ticket to the 107th GREY CUP presented by Shaw on Sunday, Nov. 24. TSN’s complete CFL PLAYOFFS broadcast schedule is available here.
The CFL ON TSN panel kicks off the Division Finals with a 60-minute pre-game show on Sunday, Nov. 17 at 12 p.m. ET. Featuring host Rod Smith alongside analysts Matt Dunigan, Milt Stegall, and Henry Burris, the panel breaks down what’s to come in these must-win games. James Duthie hosts TSN’s CFL PLAYOFFS coverage alongside TSN Football Insider Dave Naylor and analyst Davis Sanchez on-site at Tim Hortons Field in Hamilton.
Immediately following pre-game coverage, TSN delivers the Eastern Final: Edmonton @ Hamilton at 1 p.m. ET on TSN1 and TSN4, with Rod Black delivering the call alongside game analyst Duane Forde, with Matthew Scianitti reporting from the sidelines. Radio coverage can be heard on TSN 1150 Hamilton, with pre-game and post-game coverage available on TSN 1260 Edmonton, as well as through streaming on TSN1150.ca, TSN1260.ca, and through the TSN and iHeartRadio Canada apps.
The action continues with pre-game coverage of the Western Final: Winnipeg @ Saskatchewan, beginning at 4 p.m. ET on TSN1, TSN3, and TSN4. The in-studio CFL ON TSN panel is joined by CFL Insider Farhan Lalji and analyst Mike Benevides, who are on-site at Mosaic Stadium in Regina to break down key storylines. Kickoff follows at 4:30 p.m. ET, as Chris Cuthbert delivers play-by-play with game analyst Glen Suitor and Sara Orlesky reporting from the sidelines. Listeners can tune into TSN 1290 Winnipeg for pre-game, halftime, and post-game radio coverage of the matchup, which is also available for streaming at TSN1290.ca, and through the TSN and iHeartRadio Canada apps.
SPORTSCENTRE continues to spotlight the biggest stories from all four teams, with comprehensive news reports leading up to Sunday’s games, as well as analysis and context from Naylor, Sanchez, and the panel. Highlights include:
- A sit-down between TSN’s resident coach Benevides and Roughriders Head Coach Craig Dickenson
- A look at the life of Dylan Wynn, who thrives in his physical role as a defensive tackle with the Hamilton Ticats but in the off-season faces a different kind of opponent – calves and cows at a California cattle ranch he works at.
- Scianitti has a walk-and-talk conversation with Hamilton’s Simoni Lawrence
Last week’s CFL PLAYOFFS Eastern and Western Semi-Finals scored major audiences on TSN and RDS, as preliminary overnight data from Numeris confirms that the games attracted an average audience of 1.1 million viewers, a 10% increase from 2018, with nearly 5.4 million unique viewers tuning in to watch the two games.
Fans can visit TSN.ca for comprehensive digital coverage of the CFL PLAYOFFS, highlighted by previews and features by Naylor, video previews and analysis, in-game video highlights, as well as scores, stats, and rosters. TSN’s official social platforms feature extensive content surrounding the CFL PLAYOFFS.
The 2019 CFL ON TSN season culminates with the 107th GREY CUP presented by Shaw, live from Calgary’s McMahon Stadium on Sunday, Nov. 24 at 6 p.m. ET on TSN.