November 11, 2016 2 years 11 months ago

CFL to livestream Grey Cup playoffs

TORONTO – In an effort to expand its global reach, the Canadian Football League (CFL) will livestream the 104th Grey Cup Playoffs and 104th Grey Cup presented by Shaw on to some 150 countries.

The service, powered by Yare Media,  will be offered to fans outside the TSN/RDS and ESPN/BT broadcast territories for subscription, and may be viewed on PCs, iOS, Android devices, and Internet-enabled televisions.  Fans may purchase a complete five-game HD playoff package for $29.95 or the Grey Cup Championship Game in HD for $9.95.

"Every year we evaluate strategies to help grow our brand internationally and look at ways to service the growing legion of CFL fans world-wide,” said CFL Commissioner Jeffrey Orridge, in the news release.  “It is important to us that we bring fans a quality experience, and Yare Media will help us do that by allowing the games to be viewed on”

The 104th Grey Cup presented by Shaw will be played at BMO Field in Toronto on November 27.  The Eastern and Western semi-finals will be contested Sunday November 13 in Hamilton and Vancouver respectively, and the Eastern and Western finals will be played Sunday November 20 in Ottawa and Calgary.