With one fewer weekend in December than usual, this year's bowl season has a few unorthodox schedule quirks.
ESPN unveiled the 2019-20 college football bowl game schedule on Thursday, featuring a 35-game slate across a two-and-a-half week stretch.
The upcoming bowl season will begin on Friday, Dec. 20 – just 13 days following the final full Saturday of the regular season. Because the 2019 regular season will be 15 weeks rather than the usual 14, more bowl games will also be played following New Year's Day.
The slate of games will span 17 days, with this year's College Football Playoff semifinals being played on Dec. 28. The Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl and PlayStation Fiesta Bowl will host this year’s CFP Semifinals, with the Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic beginning the New Year’s Six slate earlier the same day. FOX has yet to announce the dates and times for the Red Box and Holiday Bowls.
The national championship will remain on January 13 at 8 p.m. ET.
Check out the full bowl game schedule below. All times are in Eastern Standard Time.
• Makers Wanted Bahamas Bowl: 2 p.m. on ESPN
• Frisco Bowl: 7:30 p.m. on ESPN2
• Celebration Bowl: noon on ABC
• New Mexico Bowl: 2 p.m. on ESPN
• AutoNation Cure Bowl: 2:30 p.m. on CBSSN
• Cheribundi Boca Raton Bowl: 3:30 p.m. on ABC
• Camellia Bowl: 5:30 p.m. on ESPN
• Mitsubishi Motors Las Vegas Bowl: 7:30 p.m. on ABC
• R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl: 9 p.m. on ESPN
• Bad Boy Mowers Gasparilla Bowl: 2:30 p.m. on ESPN
• SoFi Hawai'i Bowl: 8 p.m. on ESPN
• Walk-On's Independence Bowl: 4 p.m. on ESPN
• Quick Lane Bowl: 8 p.m. on ESPN
• Military Bowl Presented by Northrop Grumman: noon on ESPN
• New Era Pinstripe Bowl: 3:20 p.m. on ESPN
• Academy Sports + Outdoors Texas Bowl: 6:45 p.m. on ESPN
• Cheez-It Bowl: 10:15 p.m. on ESPN
• Holiday Bowl: 5 p.m. on FOX Sports
• Camping World Bowl: noon on ABC
• Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic: noon on ESPN
• College Football Playoff Semifinal at Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl: 4 p.m. or 8 p.m. on ESPN
• College Football Playoff Semifinal at PlayStation Fiesta Bowl: 4 p.m. or 8 p.m. on ESPN
• SERVO First Responder Bowl: 12:30 p.m. on ESPN
• Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl: 4 p.m. on ESPN
• Capital One Orange Bowl: 8 p.m. on ESPN
• Redbox Bowl: 1 p.m. on FOX Sports
• Belk Bowl: noon on ESPN
• Hyundai Sun Bowl: 2 p.m. on CBS
• AutoZone Liberty Bowl: 3:45 p.m. on ESPN
• NOVA Home Loans Arizona Bowl: 4:30 p.m. on CBSSN
• Valero Alamo Bowl: 7:30 p.m. on ESPN
• Citrus Bowl: 1 p.m. on ABC
• Outback Bowl: 1 p.m. on ESPN
• Rose Bowl Game Presented by Northwestern Mutual: 5 p.m. on ESPN
• Allstate Sugar Bowl: 8:45 p.m. on ESPN
• Birmingham Bowl: 3 p.m. on ABC
• TaxSlayer Gator Bowl: 7 p.m. on ESPN
• Famous Idaho Potato Bowl: 3:30 p.m. on ESPN
• Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl: 11:30 a.m. on ESPN
• Mobile Alabama Bowl: 7:30 p.m. on ESPN
• College Football Playoff National Championship: 8 p.m. on ESPN