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Sharks to Play Three Games on National Television in 2013

January 3, 2013 - Arena Football League (AFL) - Jacksonville Sharks News Release

JACKSONVILLE - The Arena Football League and CBS Sports Network announced the broadcast schedule for "Net10 Wireless Arena Football Saturday" for the 2013 season on Thursday. As part of the network''s 19-game slate, the 2012 South Division Champion Jacksonville Sharks will make three appearances on national television, with two road games and one home contest set to air on national television.

The team will make its first appearance on CBS Sports Network in Week 8, as the Sharks travel to face the San Antonio Talons at 8:30 p.m. EST on May 11. Jacksonville will meet another National Conference foe on June 15, squaring off against the Utah Blaze in a Week 13 game that kicks off at 9:00 p.m. EST. Finally, the Sharks will welcome the rival Orlando Predators to Sea Best field in Week 15, with kickoff set for 7:00 p.m. EST on June 29.

In addition to the 19-game regular season package, CBS Sports Network will also air postseason matchups, culminating in ArenaBowl XXVI, which is set to air on the CBS Television Network at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 17.

From a League release:

The 2013 season is CBS Sports Network's first as the national television partner of the AFL. CBS Sports Network is available across the country to more than 99 million households through local cable, video and telco providers, and via satellite on DirecTV Channel 613 and Dish Network Channel 158. For more information, and to access the CBS Sports Network channel finder, go to

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