NFL games will remain on RDS for several years

Bell Media and the National Football League (NFL) today announced the long-term expansion of their comprehensive media rights agreement. Under this new agreement, Bell Media remains the exclusive broadcast partner for NFL games in Canada.

From preseason games to the Super Bowl, Canadian football fans can watch NFL games live on Bell Media platforms, including RDS, TSN, CTV and CTV2. They also have access to live game streams on the networks’ official websites and apps as well as through RDS Direct and TSN Direct subscriptions.

The new, expanded deal includes coverage of all NFL games played internationally, and RDS will also continue to feature NFL Red Zone every Sunday afternoon.

The new multi-year agreement includes :

  • the show’s regular season games THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL;
  • regular season games aired on Sunday at 1 p.m.;
  • regular season games aired on Sunday at 4 p.m.;
  • the show’s regular season games SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL;
  • the show’s regular season games MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALLincluding new games produced by ABC;
  • the show NFL REDZONEairing every Sunday beginning at 1 p.m., when football fans can follow what’s happening on the field all over the NFL every time a team approaches the pay zone;
  • all matches played internationallyincluding recently announced live matches from Germany;
  • all playoff games;
  • the super-bowlthe most watched TV event in Canada.

“The NFL has never been so popular in Canada. Season after season, fan interest in the league grows across the country, said Stewart Johnston, senior vice president, sales and sports, Bell Media. We are excited to continue to bring NFL content to Canadians across multiple platforms. By making this significant investment, we are proud to extend and expand our long-standing partnership with the NFL and deliver all the league action like never before on Bell Media platforms. »

« We are thrilled to expand our long-standing partnership with Bell Media, » said Sameer Pabari, general manager of international media, NFL. With this new agreement, NFL fans in Canada will have access to full game programming throughout the season, from kickoff to the Super Bowl, on all Bell TV channels and digital platforms Media. »

As part of the agreement between Bell Media and the NFL, and as the main host of football broadcasts in Canada, RDS remains the country’s leading source of French-language information on the NFL, with the SPORTS newscast 30 at the controls.

Bell Media is the exclusive broadcast partner for NFL games in Canada. RDS and TSN have televised NFL games since 1991 and 1987 respectively.

Fans can visit for the latest news and analysis and to view game previews, recaps and highlights. RDS official social media accounts – Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and TikTok – providing the latest news, scores, photos, videos and trending content on all teams in the league.

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