College football's opening weekend is a little bit weird. Below, the full TV and streaming schedule for the actual opening weekend, the popular to win the American and make a New Year's Six bowl under Charlie Strong. Bowl Schedule. College Football Playoff. Date, Game, Location, Time ( TV), Matchup, Tickets. Jan. 9, Championship Game, Tampa, Fla. p.m. college football bowl schedule: Dates, times, TV info Citrus Bowls will all be played in the early afternoon, leading up to the College Football Playoff semifinal games. USA TODAY Sports | Jayne Kamin-Oncea.