The NFL has extended its comprehensive streaming rights agreement with Bell Media which will remain the exclusive television broadcast partner of the league in Canada.
The collaboration covers live coverage of NFL games on Bell Media platforms such as TSN, CTV, CTV2, RDS and live streaming through the networks’ official websites and apps as well as through TSN Direct and RDS Direct subscriptions
“We’re delighted to be extending our longstanding partnership with Bell Media,” commented Sameer Pabari, NFL Managing Director, International Media.
“This new deal will allow NFL fans in Canada to enjoy a comprehensive line-up of games throughout the season from Kickoff to the Super Bowl across the full breadth of Bell Media’s TV and digital services.”
Beginning from the pre-season, the extension includes Thursday night regular season games, Sunday 1pm ET regular season games, Sunday 4pm ET regular season games, Sunday and Monday night regular season games, NFL RedZone, all International Series Games, Playoff Games and the Super Bowl.
As part of Bell Media’s commitment to the sport, TSN will also continue to provide NFL news and information to the country, led by SportsCentre. Its website supplies fans with breaking news, features, and analysis, as well as game previews, recaps and video highlights.
The firm’s official social media accounts also report breaking news, scores, photos, videos and trending content from around the league.
Stewart Johnston, Senior Vice-President, Bell Media Sales and Sports, added: “The popularity of the NFL in Canada has never been greater, with fan interest in the league growing across the country each season.
“We’re thrilled to continue to bring the NFL to Canadian fans through our multi-platform coverage. We’re proud to extend and expand our longstanding partnership with this major investment, and to showcase NFL action across Bell Media platforms like never before.”