PUEBLO, Colo. – On Saturday, March 28, at 2 p.m. ET, the Professional Bull Riders (PBR) Seattle Invitational, the 13th stop on the 2015 Built Ford Tough Series (BFTS), will air on the CBS Television Network. This broadcast kicks off an unprecedented six consecutive event appearances for the PBR on network television.
The two-day Seattle Invitational takes place March 27-28 at KeyArena in downtown Seattle, and includes the popular 15/15 Bucking Battle, a special round of competition showcasing the best of the best going head-to-head for added prize money and bonus points toward the PBR world standings. The Top 15 bull riders in the world will face the Top 15 bulls in the competition. This broadcast is not only the first of the six-event run on CBS, but is also the first of five consecutive 15/15 Bucking Battles to air on the network.
CBS Sports Network’s coverage of the Seattle Invitational airs on Saturday, March 28 at 10 p.m. ET.
Here is the complete list of the CBS and CBS Sports Network telecasts:
March 28: Seattle Invitational – 15/15 Bucking Battle (CBS) 2 p.m. ET
Seattle Invitational (CBSSN) 10 p.m. ET
April 12: Dewalt Guaranteed Tough Invitational 12 p.m. ET 15/15 Bucking Battle (CBS)
Dewalt Guaranteed Tough Invitational (CBSSN) 5 p.m. ET
April 19: Billings Invitational – 15/15 Bucking Battle (CBS) 1 p.m. ET
Billings Invitational (CBSSN) 4 p.m. ET
April 26: Des Moines Invitational – 15/15 Bucking Battle (CBS) 2 p.m. ET
Des Moines Invitational (CBSSN) 8 p.m. ET
May 3: Built Ford Tough Rumble in the Rockies – 15/15 Bucking Battle (CBS) 3 p.m. ET
Built Ford Tough Rumble in the Rockies (CBSSN) 4 p.m. ET
May 22: The Last Cowboy Standing (CBSSN) 11 p.m. ET
May 24: The Last Cowboy Standing (CBS) 1 p.m. ET
The 15/15 Bucking Battles will air as one-hour broadcasts, while the Last Cowboy Standing on May 24 will be a two-hour broadcast – a first for the PBR on CBS.
“The PBR’s live events have been enjoying impressive success this season in arenas across the country and on television,” PBR Chairman and CEO Jim Haworth said. “We look forward to this six-consecutive-event appearance on CBS contributing to the growing excitement around our sport and reaching all of our dedicated fan base nationwide.”
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