PBR and CBS Sports Announce Television Schedule for 25th Anniversary Tour

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Professional Bull Riders (PBR) and CBS Sports announced their expanded, 2018 television schedule for the 2018 PBR 25th Anniversary Tour. The exclusive television partner of PBR for the 7th consecutive season, CBS and CBS Sports Network will air 52 total premier series telecasts this season.

The season opens on Saturday, Jan. 6 on CBS (12:00 PM – 1:00 PM, ET) with the first PBR 15/15 Bucking Battle from Madison Square Garden in New York City. CBS Sports Network will then televise the Monster Energy Bucking Battle at Madison Square Garden, the first Major of PBR’s 25th season beginning on Saturday, Jan. 6 (10:30 PM – 12:30 AM) and concluding on Sunday, Jan. 7 (8:00 – 10:30 PM).

CBS Sports’ schedule is highlighted by televising all four PBR Majors, including the WinStar World Casino and Resort Iron Cowboy from AT&T Stadium starting Feb. 24, the Last Cowboy Standing in Las Vegas beginning May 4, and the Music City Knockout in Nashville on August 17. Coverage will also include a historic weekend in April, featuring live telecasts for every round of the 3-day event for the first time ever in Billings, MT, including a 15/15 round on CBS. 


2018 PBR 25th Anniversary Tour

(ALL TIMES EASTERN)

 

Jan 5-7            Monster Energy Bucking Battle at Madison Square Garden

Madison Square Garden, New York, NY

Sat 1/6             12:00 – 1:00 PM   15/15 Bucking Battle        CBS

Sat 1/6             10:00-10:30 B&W Trailer Hitches Inside the PBR Majors presented by Yeti                                                                 CBSSN (SDD)

Sat 1/6             10:30 PM – 12:30 AM                                    CBSSN (SDD)

Sun 1/7            8:00 – 10:30 PM                                             CBSSN (SDD)

 

Jan 13-14        Chicago Invitational

Allstate Arena, Chicago, IL

Sat 1/13           8:00 – 10:00 PM                     CBSSN (LIVE)

Sun 1/14          8:00 – 10:30 PM                     CBSSN (Same Day Delay)

 

Jan 20-21        Express Employment Professionals Invitational

Chesapeake Energy Arena, Oklahoma City, OK

Sat 1/20           10:00 PM – 12:30 AM            CBSSN (Same Day Delay)

Sun 1/21          8:00 – 10:30 PM                     CBSSN (Same Day Delay)

 

Jan 26-28        Wrangler Long Live Cowboys Classic

Golden 1 Center, Sacramento, CA

Sun 1/28          12:00 – 1:00 PM  15/15 Bucking Battle         CBS

Sun 1/28          8:00 –   10:30 PM                                           CBSSN (SDD)

 

Feb 2-3           Anaheim Invitational

Honda Center, Anaheim, CA

Sat 2/3             10:00 PM – 12:00 AM                                    CBSSN (LIVE)

Sun 2/4            12:00 – 1:00 PM Championship Round        CBS

 

Feb 10-11       Caterpillar Classic

Sprint Center, Kansas City, MO

Sat 2/10           10:00 PM – 12:30 AM                        CBSSN (Same Day Delay)

Sun 2/11          8:00 – 10:30 PM                                 CBSSN (Same Day Delay)

           

Feb 17-18       St. Louis Invitational

Scottrade Center, St. Louis, MO

Sun 2/18          8:00 – 10:30 PM                                 CBSSN (Same Day Delay)

 

Feb 24 WinStar World Casino and Resort- Iron Cowboy

AT&T Stadium, Arlington, TX

Sat 2/24           10:00 – 10:30 B&W Trailer Hitches Inside the PBR Majors presented by Yeti                                                   CBSSN (SDD)

Sat 2/24           10:30 PM – 12:30 AM                        CBSSN (SDD)

Sun 2/25          12:00 – 1:00 PM Final Round                        CBS

 

Mar 2-3          Bad Boy Mowdown

Verizon Arena, Little Rock, Arkansas

Sun 3/4            8:00 – 10:30 PM                                 CBSSN (Tape Delay, 3/3)

 

Mar 10-11      Duluth Invitational

Infinite Energy Center, Duluth, GA

Sun 3/11          5:30 – 7:30 PM                                   CBSSN (Same Day Delay)

 

Mar 16-18      Ty Murray Invitational

The Pit, Albuquerque, NM

Sun 3/18          4:00 – 6:30 PM                                               CBSSN (LIVE)

 

Mar 23-24      Ak-Chin Invitational

Gila River Arena, Glendale, AZ

Sat 3/24           2:00 – 3:00 PM 15/5 Bucking Battle              CBS

Sun 3/25          5:00 – 7:00 PM                                               CBSSN (NDD)

 

Apr 6-8           First PREMIER Bank Premier Bank Card Invitational

Denny Sanford Arena, Sioux Falls, SD

Sun 4/8            4:00 – 6:30 PM                                               CBSSN (LIVE)

 

Apr 14-15       Tacoma Invitational

Tacoma Dome, Tacoma, WA

Sun 4/15          2:00 – 3:00 PM 15/15 Bucking Battle            CBS

Sun 4/15          5:00 – 7:30 PM                                               CBSSN (LIVE)

 

Apr 20-22       Stanley Performance In Action Invitational

Rimrock Arena, Billings, MT

Fri 4/20            10:00 PM – 12:00 AM                                    CBSSN (LIVE)
            Sat 4/21           9:00 – 11:00 PM                                             CBSSN (LIVE)

Sun 4/22          2:00 – 3:00 PM 15/15 Bucking Battle            CBS

Sun 4/22          4:00 – 6:30 PM                                               CBSSN (LIVE)

 

Apr 28-29       Columbus Invitational

Schott Center, Columbus, OH

Sun 4/29          1:00 – 2:00 PM 15/15 Bucking Battle            CBS

Sun 4/29          2:00 – 4:30 PM                                               CBSSN (LIVE)

 

May 4-5          Last Cowboy Standing        
Las Vegas, NV

Fri 5/4              10:30-11:00 B&W Trailer Hitches Inside the PBR Majors presented by Yeti                                                                 CBSSN (LIVE)
Fri 5/4              11:00 PM – 1:30 AM                                      CBSSN (LIVE)
Sat 5/5             11:00 PM – 1:00 AM                                      CBSSN (LIVE)
Sun 5/6            1:00 – 2:00 PM                                               CBS

Aug 11-12       Express Employment Professionals Classic

BOK Center, Tulsa, OK

Sun 8/12          1:00 – 2:00 PM 15/15 Bucking Battle            CBS

Sun 8/12          6:00 – 8:30 PM                                               CBSSN (SDD)

 

Aug 17-18       Music City Knockout

Bridgestone Arena, Nashville, TN

Fri 8/17         8:30-9:00   B&W Trailer Hitches Inside the PBR Majors presented by Yeti                                                        CBSSN (SDD)

Fri 8/17           9:00 – 11:30 PM                                CBSSN (LIVE)

Sun 8/19          1:00 – 3:00 PM Final Round           CBS

 

Sept 7-9          PFI Invitational

JQH Arena, Springfield, MO

Sun 9/9            6:00 – 8:30 PM                                   CBSSN (LIVE)

 

Sept 15-16      Atlantic City Invitational

                        Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City, NJ

Sun 9/16          6:00 – 8:30 PM                                   CBSSN (Same Day Delay)

 

Sept 22-23      Fairfax Invitational

                        Fairfax, VA

Sun 9/23          6:00 – 8:30 PM                                   CBSSN (Tape Delay, 9/22)

 

Sept 28-29      WinStar World Casino and Resort Invitational

                        Frank Erwin Arena, Austin, TX

Sun 9/30          6:00 – 8:30 PM                                   CBSSN (Same Day Delay)

 

Oct 6-7            Milwaukee Invitational

                        Wisconsin Entertainment and Sports Center, Milwaukee, WI

Sun 10/7          6:00 – 8:30 PM                                   CBSSN (Tape Delay, 10/6)

 

Oct 13-14        Greensboro Invitational

                        Greensboro Coliseum Greensboro, NC

                        Sun 10/14        6:00 – 8:30 PM                                   CBSSN (LIVE)

 

Oct 20-21        DEWALT Guaranteed Tough Invitational                       

                        Ford Center, Nampa, ID

Sun 10/21        6:00 – 8:30 PM                                   CBSSN (LIVE)

 

Nov 7-11         World Finals 

T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, NV

Wed 11/7        9:30-10:00 B&W Trailer Hitches Inside the PBR World Finals presented by Yeti                                                                          CBSSN (LIVE)

Wed 11/7        10:00 PM – 1:00 AM                                        CBSSN (LIVE)

Thurs 11/8       9:30-10:00 B&W Trailer Hitches Inside the PBR World Finals presented by Yeti                                                                          CBSSN (LIVE)

Thurs 11/8       10:00 PM – 1:00 AM                                        CBSSN (LIVE)

Fri 11/9            9:30-10:00 B&W Trailer Hitches Inside the PBR World Finals presented by Yeti                                                                          CBSSN (LIVE)

Fri 11/9                        10:00 PM – 1:00 AM                            CBSSN (LIVE)

Sat 11/10         10:30-11:00 B&W Trailer Hitches Inside the PBR World Finals presented by Yeti                                                              CBSSN (LIVE)

Sat 11/10         11:00 PM – 2:00 AM                                        CBSSN (LIVE)

Sun 11/11        3:30-4:00    B&W Trailer Hitches Inside the PBR World Finals presented by Yeti                                                                          CBSSN (LIVE)

Sun 11/11        4:00 – 7:00 PM                                                 CBSSN (LIVE)

SOURCE: PBR Release