2011-12 College Football Bowl Canadian TV Guide

The 2011-12 college football bowl season begins this Saturday with a tripleheader. In all, there are 35 bowl games this year. 31 of those are available on Canadian TV. Here is the complete bowl broadcast schedule, including AP poll rankings and commentators for each game.

New Mexico Bowl (University Stadium in Albuquerque, NM)
Saturday December 17, 2:00pm ET
Tempe (8-4) vs. Wyoming (8-4)
TV: TSN2 (Clay Matvick & Brian Griese)

Idaho Bowl (Bronco Stadium in Boise, ID)
Saturday December 17, 5:30pm ET
Ohio (9-4) vs. Utah State (7-5)
TV: TSN2 (Dave Flemming & Mike Bellotti)

New Orleans Bowl (Louisiana Superdome in New Orleans, LA)
Saturday December 17, 9:00pm ET
San Diego State (8-4) vs. UL-Lafayette (8-4)
TV: TSN2 (Carter Blackburn & Brock Huard)

St. Petersburg Bowl (Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, FL)
Tuesday December 20, 8:00pm ET
Florida International (8-4) vs. Marshall (6-6)
TV: theScore (Mike Patrick & Craig James)

Poinsettia Bowl (Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, CA)
Wednesday December 21, 8:00pm ET
16 Texas Christian (10-2) vs. Louisiana Tech (8-4)
TV: theScore (Joe Tessitore, Lou Holtz & Mark May)

Las Vegas Bowl (Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas, NV)
Thursday December 22, 8:00pm ET
8 Boise State (11-1) vs. Arizona State (6-6)
TV: theScore (Chris Fowler & Kirk Herbstreit)

Hawaii Bowl (Aloha Stadium in Honolulu, HI)
Saturday December 24, 8:00pm ET
22 Southern Mississippi (11-2) vs. Nevada (7-5)
TV: TSN2 (Mark Jones & Ed Cunningham)

Independence Bowl (Independence Stadium in Shreveport, LA)
Monday December 26, 5:00pm ET
Missouri (7-5) vs. North Carolina (7-5)
TV: theScore (Rob Stone & Danny Kanell)

Little Caesar’s Bowl (Ford Field in Detroit, MI)
Tuesday December 27, 4:30pm ET
Western Michigan (7-5) vs. Purdue (6-6)
TV: theScore (Beth Mowins & Mike Bellotti)

Belk Bowl (Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, NC)
Tuesday December 27, 8:00pm ET
NC State (7-5) vs. Louisville (7-5)
TV: theScore (Bob Wischusen & Brian Griese)

Military Bowl (RFK Stadium in Washington, DC)
Wednesday December 28, 4:30pm ET
Toledo (8-4) vs. Air Force (7-5)
TV: theScore (Pam Ward & Dan Hawkins)

Holiday Bowl (Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego CA)
Wednesday December 28, 8:00pm ET
Texas (7-5) vs. California (7-5)
TV: theScore (Rece Davis, Craig James & Jesse Palmer)

Champs Sports Bowl (Citrus Bowl in Orlando, FL)
Thursday December 29, 5:30pm ET
25 Florida State (8-4) vs. Notre Dame (8-4)
TV: TSN2 (Joe Tessitore & Rod Gilmore)

Alamo Bowl (Alamodome in San Antonio, TX)
Thursday December 29, 9:00pm ET
15 Baylor (9-3) vs. Washington (7-5)
TV: theScore (Dave Pasch & Chris Spielman)

Armed Forces Bowl (Gerald J. Ford Stadium in Dallas, TX)
Friday December 30, 12:00pm ET
Brigham Young (9-3) vs. Tulsa (8-4)
TV: TSN (Dave Neal & Andre Ware)

Pinstripe Bowl (Yankee Stadium in Bronx, NY)
Friday December 30, 3:20pm ET
Rutgers (8-4) vs. Iowa State (6-6)
TV: theScore (Chris Fowler & Jesse Palmer)

Insight Bowl (Sun Devil Stadium in Tempe, AZ)
Friday December 30, 8:00pm ET
19 Oklahoma (9-3) vs. Iowa (7-5)
TV: theScore (Sean McDonough & Matt Millen)

Texas Bowl (Reliant Stadium in Houston, TX)
Saturday December 31, 12:00pm ET
Texas A&M (6-6) vs. Northwestern (6-6)
TV: TSN2 (Bob Wischusen & Brian Griese)

Sun Bowl (Sun Bowl Stadium in El Paso, TX)
Saturday December 31, 2:00pm ET
Georgia Tech (8-4) vs. Utah (7-5)
TV: CBS (Verne Lundquist & Gary Danielson)

Liberty Bowl (Liberty Bowl Stadium in Memphis, TN)
Saturday December 31, 3:30pm ET
Cincinnati (9-3) vs. Vanderbilt (6-6)
TV: ABC (Dave Lamont & Ray Bentley)

Kraft Bowl (AT&T Park in San Francisco, CA)
Saturday December 31, 3:30pm ET
Illinois (6-6) vs. UCLA (6-7)
TV: TSN2 (Carter Blackburn & Brock Huard)

Peach Bowl (Georgia Dome in Atlanta, GA)
Saturday December 31, 7:30pm ET
Auburn (7-5) vs. Virginia (8-4)
TV: theScore (Brad Nessler & Tood Blackledge)

Outback Bowl (Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, FL)
Monday January 2, 1:00pm ET
12 Michigan State (10-3) vs. 18 Georgia (10-3)
TV: ABC (Mike Tirico & Jon Gruden)

Citrus Bowl (Citrus Bowl Stadium in Orlando, FL)
Monday January 2, 1:00pm ET
10 South Carolina (10-2) vs. 21 Nebraska (9-3)
TV: TSN2 (Joe Tessitore & Rod Gilmore)

Gator Bowl (Municipal Stadium in Jacksonville, FL)
Monday January 2, 1:00pm ET
Florida (6-6) vs. Ohio State (6-6)
TV: theScore (Mike Patrick & Craig James)

Rose Bowl Game (Rose Bowl Stadium in Pasadena, CA)
Monday January 2, 5:00pm ET
6 Oregon (10-2) vs. 9 Wisconsin (11-2)
TV: TSN2 (Brent Musburger & Kirk Herbstreit)

Fiesta Bowl (University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, AZ)
Monday January 2, 8:30pm ET
3 Oklahoma State (11-1) vs. 4 Stanford (11-1)
TV: TSN2 (Sean McDonough & Matt Millen)

Sugar Bowl (Louisiana Superdome in New Orleans, LA)
Tuesday January 3, 8:30pm ET
13 Michigan (10-2) vs. 17 Virginia Tech (11-2)
TV: TSN2 (Brad Nessler & Todd Blackledge)

Orange Bowl (Dolphin Stadium in Miami, FL)
Wednesday January 4, 8:30pm ET
14 Clemson (10-3) vs. 23 West Virginia (9-3)
TV: TSN2 (Mike Tirico, Ron Jaworski & Jon Gruden)

Cotton Bowl Classic (Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, TX)
Friday January 6, 8:00pm ET
7 Arkansas (10-2) vs. 11 Kansas State (10-2)
TV: FOX (Gus Johnson & Charles Davis)

BBVA Compass Bowl (Legion Field in Birmingham, AL)
Saturday January 7, 1:00pm ET
Southern Methodist (7-5) vs. Pittsburgh (6-6)
TV: TSN2 (Mike Gleanson & John Congemi)

Go Daddy Bowl (Ladd-Pebbles Stadium in Mobile, AL)
Sunday January 8, 9:00pm ET
Arkansas State (10-2) vs. Northern Illinois (10-3)
TV: TSN (Rob Stone & Danny Kanell)

BCS Championship Game (Louisiana Superdome in New Orleans, LA)
Monday Janauary 9, 8:30pm ET
1 Louisiana State (13-0) vs. 2 Alabama (11-1)
TV: TSN (Brent Musburger & Kirk Herbstreit)

Note: the TicketCity Bowl and Music City Bowl are not available on Canadian TV.

11 thoughts on “2011-12 College Football Bowl Canadian TV Guide

  1. This is phenomenal, thanks!

  2. Thanks for the great run down. Nice to see the Champs Sports Bowl has been picked up. Would have been nice to have all 35 televised but you can’t complain with getting 33 of 35 available to Canadians.

  3. Josh, did you email TSN & The Score to inquire about the TicketCity Bowl & Music City bowl? If you already have, did they give you a reason why they aren’t airing these bowls? Also, do you if Sportsnet would be interested in airing one or both bowls? Excellent work putting the college bowl television guide together Josh! :)

    • Sportsnet have never shown a second of College Football, why would they start now? I don’t watch Connected, but I’d be surprised if they even ran highlights during the regular season.

      • Huh? Sportsnet One showed college football games this season and the Sportsnet regional channels showed College Football bowl games in the past! I bet that they do show highlights of College Football games during the regular season. After all, they show the results of certain games on their ticker during Connected and they cover news & notes from college football. Same with College Basketball… in fact they showed footage of a recent fight between Xavier and Cincinnati.

      • Sportsnet does show a fair amount of ncaa football this past season they dod air around 26 reg season games plus a couple conference championships.

    • Yes I’ve been in contact with the programming departments of both over the past few weeks as they’ve added games to their schedule. None can show the TicketCity because they all have other college games at the same time. TSN and TSN2 both have World Juniors/Raptors during the Music City Bowl; theScore has WWE.

      Spoortsnet doesn’t have rights to any of those games. TSN and theScore share rights.

  4. A bit late to the party here, well at least it’s down to just 2 games that we’ll need the internet to see. I watch college games all year on my pc and laptop to add to whatever games I get on satellite. 2 bowl games sounds like the norm. Both Tsn and Tsn2 have games at 1 on Monday and TheScore also has a game at 1 on Monday so I figured the Ticket City Bowl wouldn’t be seen. Sad that the Music City bowl won’t be seen on Friday. At least we get the game before and after. Thank heavens for internet streaming.

  5. It would be nice to have some good games on TSN. Not just TSN2. So instead of the Rose Bowl I get to watch the “all important” Finland Vs. Slovakia game. Nopt impressed. The pick-up the bowl games and the Junior Championship and force you to pay more for TSN2. Again not impressed TSN.

  6. Wellits 2013 now and TSN2 is the only channel carrying the Rosebowl. That sucks- I have basic cable and watched the Rosebowl for years. I think stateside its on ESPN.
    Guess its time to fork over more dollars to the television gods.

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