The Canadian Football League has signed a Mexican television deal with broadcaster MVS.

As part of the agreement, MVS will broadcast a CFL ‘Game of the Week’ beginning with the Week 1 Grey Cup rematch between the Ottawa Redblacks and the Calgary Stampeders on Saturday, June 15.

The broadcast deal continues the league’s international CFL 2.0 strategy.

“This is another important step forward in our plan to expand the CFL’s international footprint,” commissioner Randy Ambrosie said in a statement.

“We’ve seen large numbers of Mexican fans engaging with our online content and we’re confident this positive trend will continue with this landmark agreement with MVS.”

Below is the MVS CFL Game of the Week Schedule:

WEEK DATE GAME TIME (ET)
1 Saturday, June 15 Ottawa at Calgary 7:00 p.m.
2 Saturday, June 22 Hamilton at Toronto 4:00 p.m.
3 Saturday, June 29 BC at Calgary 7:00 p.m.
4 Saturday, July 6 BC at Toronto 7:00 p.m.
5 Saturday, July 13 Calgary at Hamilton 7:00 p.m.
6 Saturday, July 20 BC at Saskatchewan 7:00 p.m.
7 Saturday, July 27 Saskatchewan at BC 7:00 p.m.
8 Saturday, August 3 Edmonton at Calgary 7:00 p.m.
9 Saturday, August 10 BC at Hamilton 7:00 p.m.
10 Saturday, August 17 Montreal at Calgary 7:00 p.m.
11 Saturday, August 24 Ottawa at Saskatchewan 7:00 p.m.
12 Sunday, September 1 Winnipeg at Saskatchewan 3:00 p.m.
13 Saturday, September 7 Calgary at Edmonton 7:00 p.m.
14 Saturday, September 14 Montreal at Saskatchewan 7:00 p.m.
15 Saturday, September 21 BC at Ottawa 7:00 p.m.
16 Saturday, September 28 Saskatchewan at Toronto 7:00 p.m.
17 Saturday, October 5 Winnipeg at Saskatchewan 7:00 p.m.
18 Saturday, October 12 BC at Edmonton 7:00 p.m.
19 Saturday, October 19 Winnipeg at Calgary 7:00 p.m.
20 Saturday, October 26 Saskatchewan at Edmonton 7:00 p.m.
21 Saturday, November 2 Toronto at Hamilton 7:00 p.m.

 

Under the new Collective Bargaining Agreement, rosters were expanded to include one active global player and the ability to carry up to two global players on the practice roster.

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