How Can You Legally Watch CFL Live Online?

As of 2015, WatchESPN and ESPN3 allow users to legally stream some Canadian Football League live games online. WatchESPN also provides access to some CFL replay games for online viewing. To view WatchESPN, users must access the service with an affiliated TV provider and be subscribed to ESPN. ESPN3 is another online service operated by ESPN, and it offers various live events. According to the CFL’s website, some countries are allowed access to some live games through its YouTube channel.

According to, WatchESPN broadcast the 2015 CFL season-opening game live, with an additional 19 games scheduled to air on ESPN2, and the remainder of the season’s games being provided on ESPN3. WatchESPN delivers live access to ESPN2 and ESPN3 content, which is also available on various devices, such as smartphones and gaming consoles.

The CFL features the highest level of Canadian football competition and is closely related to American football. A season consists of nine teams that are divided into eastern and western divisions. As of 2015, the CFL includes a 20-week regular season, with each team playing at least 18 games. Six teams then compete in a three-week playoff contest, which determines a winner in the annual Grey Cup championship.