- All CFL games from across the league to be broadcast, including playoffs and Grey Cup
- All Montréal Alouettes and Ottawa REDBLACKS games available in both French and English
TORONTO, June 23, 2016 /CNW/ - SiriusXM Canada (TSX: XSR), the country's leading audio entertainment company, today announced it will offer subscribers nationwide comprehensive coverage of the 2016 Canadian Football League (CFL) season right through to the 104th Grey Cup in Toronto, ON.
Starting with the Toronto Argonauts' historic first game at BMO Field on Thursday, June 23, all regular and postseason games can be heard on SiriusXM. Listeners will also get French-language broadcasts of all Montréal Alouettes and Ottawa REDBLACKS games.
"There have been big changes across the CFL and 2016 is shaping up to be a very exciting year with new rules, new stadiums and more," said John Lewis, SVP Programming, SiriusXM Canada. "From coast-to-coast we have subscribers who are loyal CFL fans and we want to make sure they have access to all the games wherever they are."
"We're excited to once again share our game with Canadian listeners," said Christina Litz, Senior Vice-President of Content and Marketing, CFL. "We're proud that our partnership with SiriusXM Canada is bringing the excitement to fans across the country."
In addition to play-by-play of every game, SiriusXM's Canada Talks (ch. 167) will provide listeners with daily CFL updates, covering all the happenings from around the league, plus current affairs and talk related to all aspects of Canadian life.
Those satellite radio subscribers who add SiriusXM Streaming access to their subscription can also listen to all matches and coverage on the SiriusXM App and online at siriusxm.ca.
CFL play-by-play joins SiriusXM's comprehensive coverage of nearly every major sport, including NHL, NFL, NASCAR, MLB, NBA, PGA and more.
SiriusXM Canada's complete CFL regular season schedule listing is available online at siriusxm.ca/sports/cfl.
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For further information: SiriusXM Canada contact: Kayla J. Schwartz, Manager, Publicity, Promotion and Sponsorship, 416-408-6033, [email protected]; CFL Media Contact: Paulo Senra, Director, Communications, 416-865-4067, [email protected]