- Leading television service providers sign on for TSN's new lineup of
five national feeds -
- TSN's suite of channels to debut on the opening day of the U.S. OPEN,
delivering expanded live coverage of the final tennis Grand Slam of the
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TORONTO, Aug. 11, 2014 /CNW/ - TSN announced today that its
highly-anticipated expanded package of five national feeds will debut
across Canada on Monday, August 25 - delivering more sports, more choice, and #MoreTSN to Canadian sports fans than ever before.
Optimized to give Canadians the most extensive selection of sports
programming on television, TSN's suite of five national channels -
branded TSN1, TSN2, TSN3, TSN4, and TSN5 - will deliver a slate of expanded programming, including the ability
to schedule key programming to serve multiple time zones.
TSN's five national feeds will be available to subscribers on the first
day of the U.S. OPEN, enabling Canada's Sports Leader to broadcast an unprecedented amount
of live coverage of the final tennis Grand Slam of the season.
Distribution for TSN1, TSN2, TSN3, TSN4, and TSN5
TSN also confirmed today that the expanded five-feed service will debut
in millions of Canadian homes, with a slate of leading television
service providers already signed on to carry the service.
"We are absolutely thrilled with the reaction to our expansion plans
across the industry - it's clear that our viewers, partners, and
clients all want more choice and more access to the biggest events in
sports," said Stewart Johnston, President of TSN. "We are delighted
that so many television service providers have signed on for the
launch, and we are looking forward to announcing further distribution
partners in the coming weeks."
The following distributors are among the first to offer TSN1, TSN2, TSN3, TSN4, and TSN5 to their customers when it launches on August 25:
Bell Fibe TV
Cogeco Cable Inc.
FibreOP TV (Bell Aliant)
TELUS Optik TV
More Sports, More Choice, and #MoreTSN
Already home to Canada's most diverse lineup of sports programming and
the biggest championships - among them the World Juniors, Grey Cup,
FIFA World Cup 2015-2022, Grand Slam tennis, all of golf's majors and
much more - Canada's Sports Leader is now able to fully leverage its
deep lineup of world-class content with its expansion to five feeds: TSN1, TSN2, TSN3, TSN4, and TSN5.
Key programming highlights that viewers can expect to see across TSN's
suite of five national feeds include:
More live game coverage
More choice of games and events taking place at the same time
Expanded coverage of marquee live events
Effective scheduling of TSN news and studio shows, including
New acquisitions and partnerships
TSN is Canada's Sports Leader and #1 specialty network. With a broad
portfolio of multimedia sports assets, TSN currently delivers
world-class content across industry-leading platforms including TSN2, TSN.ca, TSN GO, and TSN Radio. Official broadcaster of the Grey Cup, IIHF World Junior Championship
and FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015, TSN's slate of live sports
coverage includes NHL, CFL, NFL, NBA, MLS, Season of Champions Curling,
UEFA Euro 2016, MLB, Barclays Premier League, Golf's Majors, NASCAR
Sprint Cup, Nationwide and Canadian Tire Series, F1, Grand Slam Tennis,
NCAA March Madness, and Skate Canada events. TSN is a division of Bell
Media, which is part of BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE), Canada's largest
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