CBS Sports Network Agrees To Carry AFL Games For Next Two Years
CBS Sports Network signed a deal to carry Arena Football League games for the next two years. The cable channel will have 19 regular-season games and two playoff games starting next season. The league's championship game, ArenaBowl, will air on CBS, the broadcast network. Next year's championship game is scheduled for 1:00pm ET on Aug. 17. CBS Sports Network will carry the AFL games in primetime on Saturday nights. NFL Network had held AFL rights since '10 and carried the games on Friday nights.