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TSN Delivers 4K Ultra HD Live Sports Broadcasts

TSN announced that it plans to broadcast a number of live sporting events in 4K Ultra HD, starting with the Toronto Raptors on January 20th.

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TSN Delivers Live 4K Broadcast of the Toronto Raptors and Boston Celtics on January 20

– Canada’s Sports Leader debuts TV’s ultimate sports viewing experience with Boston Celtics @ Toronto Raptors in 4K Ultra HD on Wednesday, Jan. 20 at 7:30 p.m. ET

– TSN’s 4K broadcast schedule includes a slate of Toronto Raptors, Toronto Maple Leafs, and Ottawa Senators games –

TORONTO, Jan. 13, 2016 – TSN debuts the ultimate 4K Ultra HD live sports viewing experience when the red-hot Toronto Raptors host the Boston Celtics on Wednesday, Jan. 20 at 7:30 p.m. ET.

Live 4K production is a bold new frontier for the TV industry, intensifying the live sports viewing experience with enhanced motion detail, increased screen pixel counts, and greater brightness range.

TSN’s five national feeds will follow up on this 4K debut with a slate of 4K broadcasts featuring the Toronto Raptors, Toronto Maple Leafs, and Ottawa Senators (see below for TSN’s 4K broadcast schedule). Additional broadcasts available in 4K on TSN will be announced in the coming months.

“We are proud to be at the forefront of the next evolution in sports television with our first live broadcast in stunning 4K Ultra HD next week,” said Stewart Johnston, President of TSN. “TSN has always been the innovator in live sports production, and we will continue to do what we do best – deliver a world-class sports viewing experience to Canadian sports fans, now more vivid than ever before.”

Last week, Bell Media’s Discovery Canada announced that its premium video streaming service Discovery GO now offers a growing inventory of titles available in 4K on Samsung UHD TV, and that its upcoming original Canadian drama FRONTIER is currently being shot in 4K.

4K Broadcasts on TSN
TSN’s schedule of live sports broadcasts available in 4K is as follows*:

Wednesday, Jan. 20
7:30 p.m. ET – Boston Celtics @ Toronto Raptors

Sunday, Jan. 24
6 p.m. ET – L.A. Clippers @ Toronto Raptors

Thursday, Jan. 28
8 p.m. ET – New York Knicks @ Toronto Raptors

Thursday, Feb. 4
7:30 p.m. ET – Edmonton Oilers @ Ottawa Senators

Monday, Feb. 8
7:30 p.m. ET – Tampa Bay Lightning @ Ottawa Senators

Thursday, Feb. 18
7:30 p.m. ET – New York Rangers @ Toronto Maple Leafs

Sunday, Feb. 21
6 p.m. ET – Memphis Grizzlies @ Toronto Raptors

Tuesday, Feb. 23
7:30 p.m. ET – Nashville Predators @ Toronto Maple Leafs

Wednesday, Feb. 24
7:30 p.m. ET –  Minnesota Timberwolves @ Toronto Raptors

Monday, Feb. 29
7:30 p.m. ET – Tampa Bay Lightning @ Toronto Maple Leafs

Wednesday, March 2
7:30 p.m. ET – Utah Jazz @ Toronto Raptors

Thursday, March 3
7:30 p.m. ET – Tampa Bay Lightning @ Ottawa Senators

Friday, March 4
7:30 p.m. ET – Portland Trail Blazers @ Toronto Raptors

Monday, March 7
7:30 p.m. ET – Buffalo Sabres @ Toronto Maple Leafs

Thursday, March 10
7:30 p.m. ET – Atlanta Hawks @ Toronto Raptors

Tuesday, March 15
7:30 p.m. ET – Tampa Bay Lightning @ Toronto Maple Leafs

Monday, March 21
7:30 p.m. ET – Calgary Flames @ Toronto Maple Leafs

Tuesday, March 22
7:30 p.m. ET – Washington Capitals @ Ottawa Senators

Wednesday, March 30
7:30 p.m. ET – Atlanta Hawks @ Toronto Raptors

Monday, April 4
7:30 p.m. ET – Florida Panthers @ Toronto Maple Leafs

Tuesday, April 5
7:30 p.m. ET – Charlotte Hornets @ Toronto Raptors

Tuesday, April 12
7:30 p.m. ET – Philadelphia 76ers @ Toronto Raptors

*Schedule subject to change

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TSN is Canada’s Sports Leader and #1 specialty network. With a broad portfolio of multimedia sports assets, TSN delivers world-class content across its industry-leading platforms including five national television feeds,, TSN GO, and TSN Radio stations across the country. With more championship events than any broadcaster in the country, TSN’s roster of live sports programming includes the Grey Cup, IIHF World Junior Championship, Hockey Canada events, CFL, NFL, NBA, MLS, Toronto Maple Leafs, Ottawa Senators, Winnipeg Jets, Season of Champions Curling, FIFA World Cup, UEFA Euro 2016, MLB, Barclays Premier League, Golf’s Majors, NASCAR, F1, Grand Slam Tennis, NCAA March Madness, and Skate Canada and Rugby Canada events. TSN is a division of Bell Media, which is part of BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE), Canada’s largest communications company.