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 18th with the Auto Nation Cure Bowl in Orlando, FL. The college football playoffs start January 1, 2018 and will be televised on ESPN. One of the semifinal college football bowl games will be at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, CA and the other semifinal bowl game will be played at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans, LA. The 2018 College Football Playoff National Championship will be played on January 8, 2018 in Atlanta, GA. The College Football National Championship will be televised on ESPN at 8pm Eastern time.