TSN and NBC/VERSUS

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  1. Darlotto99

    Darlotto99 Registered User

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    just wondering what is the relationship between TSN and VERSUS. I know TSN is Canada's version of ESPN in Canada which ESPN owns a small piece of the network but it seems like talent from TSN is all over NBC/VERSUS hockey coverage? so what is their realtionship?
     
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    There's no institutional relationship... they just hire Versus employees to additional contracts and occasionally simulcast their feeds of events like the draft.
     
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    :dunno:

    We just saw NBC Sports for Versus sent their own crew to do the Heritage Classic. (Rather than use the Canadian feed on Versus)

    I don't there there's much need to do a second 'cast of the NHL Awards. Perhaps they'll take the TSN feed for the draft, but perhaps have their own recap show?

    Time will tell.
     
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    CBC did the Heritage Classic, not TSN.
     

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