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  1. Prime Time Sports

    What's On In Sports?
    I noticed a new bunch of people hosting and participating on Prime Time Sports this week. Is anyone left at Sportsnet from the old show? And who are the new hosts? Are they familiar to anyone? I'm in Winnipeg and don't recognize anyone. I really miss Bob McCown and the various cohosts.
  2. NHL & Hockey 2019-20 Discussion

    What's On In Sports?
    Sportsnet Announces 2019-20 National NHL Broadcast Schedule (Press Release) NHL 2019-20 season: Hockey Night in Canada schedule
  3. NHL & Hockey 2018-19 Discussion

    What's On In Sports?
    Hittin' the Open Road: Rogers Hometown Hockey Set for Fifth Cross-Country Tour Vancouver's Home of Hockey: Sportsnet Delivers a Front Row Seat to All 82 Vancouver Canucks Games this Season Edmonton's Home of Hockey: Sportsnet Hits the Ice for all 82 Edmonton Oilers Games this Season Calgary's...
  4. NHL 2017-18 Discussion Thread

    What's On In Sports?
    Full Canadian NHL team, Sportsnet national broadcast schedules - Channel listings will be determined at a later date. NHL 2017-18 season: Hockey Night in Canada schedule - NHL 2017-18 season: Hometown Hockey schedule - NHL 2017-18 season: Wednesday...
  5. 24/7 Sports Coming This Friday With Sportsnet Now Live Streaming Service

    Industry News
    This Friday, Rogers Media will launch Sportsnet Now , a direct-to-consumers live streaming service. The service, which will host the Toronto Blue Jays 2016 season will be available to viewers for $24.99 a month. The service will be available to viewers without a cable package, and with no...
  6. Rogers and Bell announce deal to buy 75% of MLSE

    Industry News
    Bell Canada and Rogers Communications announced today they have agreed to purchase a 75% ownership position in Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment (MLSE) from Ontario Teachers Pension Plan for $1.32 billion. Each company will own a 37.5% equity interest. MLSE is Canada's largest sports and...
  7. Sportsnet announces two year deal to broadcast 50 Alpine ski races

    Industry News
    The International Ski Federation (FIS) and Sportsnet today announced a two-year deal which gives Sportsnet the rights to air 50 World Cup ski events over the next two seasons, 25 races each year. The races will air on Sportsnet One every weekend throughout the season (late November to...
  8. Sportsnet gets a makeover

    Industry News
    Rogers announced today that it will be giving its Sportsnet television, radio, print and internet properties an makeover starting Monday October 3rd. Gone is the old red dot surrounded by a stylized and rotated letter C which was a throwback to when the station was called CTV Sportsnet...
  9. Rogers withdraws from consortium bidding for Olympic broadcast rights

    Industry News
    Rogers today announced it will not pursue a bid for the Canadian broadcast rights to the 2014 and 2016 Olympic Games as part of Canada’s Olympic Broadcast Media Consortium. “We had an option and chose not to exercise it.” said Rogers Media President Keith Pelley. Established in 2007, the...
  10. Canoe/Kayak on Sportsnet

    What's On Television?
    Rogers Sportsnet has announced a new three-year agreement with CanoeKayak Canada for exclusive broadcast rights to five key events this season, leading up to the London 2012 Olympic Game Live coverage gets underway, Friday, Aug. 19, with the 2011 ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships from...
  11. Shaw gets approval for National Sports Channel

    Industry News
    In a broadcasting decisions handed down this week by the CRTC, the federal regulator has approved an application by Shaw to operate a national, English-language sports channel. Shaw had applied for the category 2 digital specialty channel last December saying the station would air competitive...
  12. TSN is Canada's most profitable Specialty Station

    Industry News
    The Canadian Specialty Television Industry is perhaps this country’s most profitable industry. Cultural tariff barriers placed on the industry by the Federal government allowed the industry to record revenues and record profits in 2010. Last, the Specialty television industry had profits of...
  13. Rogers to launch Sportsnet Magazine this fall

    Industry News
    Rogers Media has announced it will launch Sportsnet Magazine in October of this year. The company says the national bi-weekly sports magazine will focus on the major professional leagues and the premier amateur events, with particular focus on the teams and players which interest Canadians the...
  14. Hockey Central App for Playbook released

    Smartphone/Tablet (Android, Blackberry & iOS)
    Sportsnet said today that its Hockeycentral App for the BlackBerry PlayBook tablet is now available. Similar to the Hockeycentral iPad application, the Playbook app is designed to keep NHL fans up-to-date on the lastest scores, stats and hockey news. BlackBerry PlayBook owners can now...
  15. Hockeycentral app for Playbook released

    Industry News
    Rogers Media has announced that its Sportsnet Hockeycentral App for the BlackBerry PlayBook is now available for owners of the new tablet computer   Similar to the Hockeycentral app for the iPad, the Playbook app is designed to keep NHL fans up-to-date on the latest scores, stats and hockey...
  16. Indian Premier League Cricket coming to Sportsnet

    Industry News
    The Indian Premier League (IPL) has signed a four year deal with Rogers Sportsnet which gives the sports channel exclusive Canadian television rights and Pay-per-View rights to the League. In just its fourth season, the IPL is a professional league for Twenty20 cricket competition in India and...
  17. UFC and Sportsnet sign four year deal

    Industry News
    The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), an American mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion company that hosts many of the top-ranked fighters in the world, and Rogers Sportsnet have announced a four-year agreement for broadcast rights to UFC television events in Canada. The UFC held its first...
  18. Sportsnet inks three year deal with Vancouver Whitecaps FC

    What's On In Sports?
    Rogers Sportsnet has inked a three-year agreement with Vancouver Whitecaps FC that will see the specialty station broadcast twenty-one Vancouver matches this season. The schedule kicks off with the club’s first Major League Soccer road match on Saturday, March 26, when Whitecaps FC battle...
  19. Entire Blue Jays 2011 season to air on Rogers Sportsnet Radio and TV

    Industry News
    Rogers Media announced this week that all 162 regular season Toronto Blue Jays games this year will air on Blue Jays Radio Network and at least one SportsNet television channel starting with the season-opener April 1st at against the Minnesota Twins at Rogers Centre. On television, Rogers will...
  20. CBC and Rogers to air Women's World Cup of Soccer

    Industry News
    CBC Sports and Rogers Sportsnet announced last week that the two networks will join forces in June to broadcast every match of the 2011 FIFA Women’s World Cup of soccer. The competition begins Sunday, June 26, with Canada opening the tournament against host Germany, and ends with the final on...