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Rogers Sportsnet ONE launches August 14th with three live events

New sports network will broadcast over 800 hours of live events

TORONTO, Aug. 12 /CNW/ – Rogers Sportsnet ONE kicks
off its inaugural week of sports coverage Saturday, August 14th,
with three live-events in High Definition, starting
at 12 p.m. (ET)/9 a.m. (PT) with the Barclays
Premier League match between defending champion Chelsea and
West Brom
.

Gerry Dobson and Craig Forrest
will host SoccerCentral to preview the match
followed by the post-game show at 2:30 p.m. (ET)/11:30 a.m. (PT).

Rogers Sportsnet ONE will follow up with a NL West division battle
between the San Diego Padres and San Francisco Giants at 4 p.m. (ET)/1
p.m. (PT
), and concludes the evening with the Toronto Blue Jays facing
the Los Angeles Angels at 8:30 p.m. (ET)/5:30 p.m. (PT).

Rogers Sportsnet ONE is a new 24-hour national sports digital channel
that will feature over 800 hours of compelling
live-event programming, the majority of which will be broadcast in high
definition.

The following schedule highlights the first week of programming on
Rogers Sportsnet ONE:

Toronto Blue Jays

  • @ Oakland     Monday, August 16 @ 9:30 p.m. (ET)
  • @ Oakland     Tuesday, August 17 @ 9:30 p.m. (ET)
  • @ Oakland     Wednesday, August 18 @ 3 p.m. (ET)

Major League Baseball

  • Detroit @ Chicago White Sox     Sunday, August 15 @ 2 p.m. (ET)
  • Detroit @ NY Yankees               Thursday, August 19 @ 1 p.m. (ET)
  • Atlanta @ Chicago Cubs            Friday, August 20 @ 2 p.m. (ET)
  • Seattle @ NY Yankees               Friday, August 20 @ 7 p.m. (ET)
  • LA Angels @ Minnesota             Saturday August 21 @ 4 p.m. (ET)
  • Washington @ Philadelphia       Saturday August 21 @ 7 p.m. (ET)
  • Seattle @ NY Yankees               Sunday, August 22 @ 1 p.m. (ET)

Barclays Premier League

  • Manchester United vs. West Ham     Saturday August 21 @ 12 p.m. (ET)

Rogers Sportsnet ONE launches with an impressive roster of programming
including:

  • Toronto Blue Jays
  • Major League Baseball
  • Toronto Raptors
  • National Basketball Association
  • Barclays Premier League
  • Vancouver Canucks *
  • Ottawa Senators *
  • Calgary Flames *
  • Edmonton Oilers *

* Games for the Canucks, Senators, Flames and Oilers on Rogers
Sportsnet ONE will be subject to NHL regional restrictions and only
available to viewers in the designated regional areas.