FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CANADA’S HOME OF THE BEAUTIFUL GAME
New Season of Soccer Returns to TLN TV
(Toronto, ON – August 22, 2019) – The new season of Serie A – Italy’s top tier soccer – returns to TLN TV on August 24/25 weekend with a weekend of high-profile matches starting with Parma taking on current champions Juventus, Saturday August 24th at 11:55A/ET.
TLN is the only TV channel in Canada delivering LIVE European soccer with back-to-back matches every weekend, with over 200 live matches throughout the 38-week season from August 24, 2019 to May 24, 2020. To complement the huge lineup of live matches, TLN TV offers more soccer programming than ever before:
The Halftime Show – during every TLN Serie A match intermission – Join TLN personality Camila Gonzalez for a fun and informative dose of soccer culture in Canada in TLN’s original soccer show, featuring the latest soccer scoop on and off the pitch and lively interviews with surprise guests.
The Football Show – Saturdays at 11A & 8P/ET │ Sundays at 11A/ET – The Football Show is a unique and revealing series delivering unprecedented access to the Beautiful Game. Go behind-the-scenes and discover the passion driving some of the world’s most acclaimed players including Edinson Cavani, Juan Mata, Marcelo Ramires and legends Ronaldinho, Michael Owen, Gennaro Gattuso and Hernan Crespo while visiting the greatest soccer cities across the globe, from Rio, Rome, Barcelona, Lisbon and Manchester.
- Weekly Soccer Programs include:
- Serie A Full Impact – Saturdays │8A/ET – Reviewing the best goals, biggest saves and remarkable reactions from the previous match week.
- Inside Serie A – Saturdays │8:30A/ET – An in-depth look into what lies ahead in the upcoming round of fixtures in Serie A.
- “Off the Tube” activities include:
- GOAL: TLN Soccer Club – a weekly digital update to keep fans connected with exclusive content including Serie A Italian League Soccer Highlights, schedules, access to match viewing parties and much more.
- Test your soccer skills with TLN’s online Keep Up Challenge game for a chance to win great prizes.
For more information contact: Bruna Aloe, Senior Director of Communications & Marketing | 416.744.5745 | [email protected]
About TLN Television
TLN is the English-language specialty TV channel that adds colour to life through a rainbow of culturally connected programming and initiatives. The TLN lineup delights mainstream appetites for rich multicultural lifestyle and entertainment programming. From international music specials and sports, exclusive and original food and travel series, to blockbuster films and unique original productions, TLN entertains and inspires a colourful life. TLN is part of the TLN Media Group family of channels.
About TLN Media Group
TLN Media Group is Canada’s most influential multicultural media company, connecting cultures on television, online and in communities through storytelling and shared experiences. In addition to TLN, its flagship English-language channel, the company also offers Canada’s most widely distributed foreign language television channels led by #1 Spanish language channel Univision Canada and #1 Italian language channel Mediaset Italia. Additional Italian channels include TeleBimbi and TGCOM24. The family of Spanish channels is made up of TeleNiños and a group of four leading foreign services: Cinelatino, Wapa TV, Television Dominicana and CentroAmerica TV. TLN also operates English-language specialty channel EuroWorld Sport. A leader in supporting and developing Canadian multiculturalism. TLN Media Group produces and commissions hundreds of unique and culturally significant Canadian-made programs each year (source).