The printable College Football Bowl Game schedule provides the date, time, TV channel, and bowl game match ups. The college football bowl games start December 19th with the Auto Nation Cure Bowl in Orlando, FL. The college football playoffs start December 31, 2016 and will be televised on ESPN. One of the semifinal bowl games will be at the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl in Atlanta, GA and the other semifinal bowl game will be played at the Battlefrog Fiesta Bowl in Glendale, AZ. The 2017 College Football Playoff National Championship will be played on January 9, 2017 in Tampa, FL. The College Football National Championship will be televised on ESPN at 8:30pm eastern time.