01/20/2016 1:05 PM
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 20, 2016
Sharks set to make Five Appearances on CBS Sports Network
Two home games, three road games to air nationally with CBS Sports Network
JACKSONVILLE – The Arena Football League and the CBS Sports Network have announced the schedule of the 2016 nationally televised games that will air on CBS Sports Network during this upcoming season. CBS Sports will broadcast 17 Arena Football games during the regular season and the 2015 American Conference Champion Jacksonville Sharks will appear in four of them.
The Sharks first 2016 appearance on CBS Sports will take place on Monday, April 11th at the Philadelphia Soul. CBS Sports will broadcast at Sea Best Field June 4th at 7 p.m. as the Sharks take on the Soul again. The Sharks next CBS appearance will be in Tampa against the Storm Saturday, June 11th at 5:00 p.m. The Sharks vs. rival Orlando Predators at Sea Best Field Saturday, June 18th will also be nationally televised by CBS Sports. The Sharks last CBS Sports broadcast game of the regular season will be on the road against the Arizona Rattlers Saturday, July 9th at 9:30 p.m. The partnership with CBS Sports continues to allow our fans from around the nation the ability to follow the Sharks during the 2016 season and allows those in Jacksonville the to watch the Sharks in Philadelphia and Arizona.
CBS Sports Network spends it’s fourth season as the primary national television partner of the AFL. For more information on CBS Sports Network visit www.cbsportsnetwork.com. The Sharks expect to release more broadcast information as we approach the regular season and await the official schedule from our additional broadcast providers.
2016 Jacksonville Sharks Schedule
**The Sharks on CBS Sports Network”
(Nationally Televised Game)
All Games Listed are in Eastern Standard Time
Week 1: at Los Angeles (Saturday, April 2nd 9:00 p.m.)
**Week 2: at Philadelphia (Monday, April 11th 7:00 p.m.)
Week 3: Orlando (Monday, April 18th 7:00 p.m.)
Week 4: Arizona (Saturday, April 23rd 7:00 p.m.)
Week 5: at Tampa Bay (Sunday, May 1st 2:00 p.m.)
Week 6: at Cleveland (Friday, May 6th 7:00 p.m.)
Week 7: Bye Week
Week 8: Portland (Saturday, May 21st 7:00 p.m.)
Week 9: at Orlando (Friday, May 27th 7:30 p.m.)
**Week 10: Philadelphia (Saturday, June 4th 7:00 p.m.)
**Week 11: at Tampa Bay (Saturday, June 11th 5:00 p.m.)
**Week 12: Orlando (Saturday, June 18th 7:00 p.m.)
Week 13: Cleveland (Saturday, June 25th 7:00 p.m.)
Week 14: Bye Week
**Week 15: at Arizona (Saturday, July 9th 9:30 p.m.)
Week 16: at Portland (Saturday, July 16th 10:00 p.m.)
Week 17: Los Angeles (Saturday, July 23rd 7:00 p.m.)
Week 18: Tampa Bay (Sunday, July 31st 5:00 p.m.)
About the Jacksonville Sharks
The Jacksonville Sharks are members of the Arena Football League (AFL). The ArenaBowl XXIV and four-time South Division Champions are presented by Sea Best Seafood and play all home games on Sea Best Field at the Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena. Season Tickets for the 2016 season are now available, two tickets as low as $99. To reserve your season tickets or for more information, please call (904) 621-0700. Follow the Sharks on facebook at facebook.com/jaxsharks and on Twitter @jaxsharks, as well as the Attack Dance Team at facebook.com/sharkattackdance and Chum at facebook.com/chumsharks.