ELEAGUE CS:GO Premier 2018 Series to Feature Grand Final – Astralis vs. Team Liquid – in Final Episode, Tonight, Friday, Oct. 12, at 11 p.m. ET/PT on TBS

Turner and IMG’s ELEAGUE will televise the thrilling final match of its Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Premier 2018 as it showcases the best moments from the Grand Final match – Astralis vs. Team Liquid – tonight, Friday, Oct. 12, at 11 p.m. ET/PT on TBS.

The final episode will feature the best team from North America, Team Liquid, as it challenged the dominant force of Denmark’s Astralis – which remains the top-ranked team in the world – with the tournament’s title and largest prize on the line. Both Astralis and Liquid entered the Grand Final with significant momentum after defeating their semifinal opponents – Mousesports and Natus Vincere respectively – in two-map sweeps.

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The series’ most recent episode averaged nearly 700,000 viewers to rank as the most-viewed esports telecast in cable TV history. ELEAGUE will return to CS:GO for a live tournament in January 2019.

ELEAGUE – formed in partnership between Turner and IMG – is a premium esports content and live tournament brand that has aligned with some of the most popular titles in the business through its first two years: Counter-Strike: Global Offensive – including the hosting of two Major Championships – Overwatch®, Call of Duty: Black Ops 4, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Street Fighter® V: Arcade Edition, Dota 2, Injustice 2, Rocket League, Formula E and TEKKEN® 7.  With a focus on innovative production capabilities, storytelling and exploring compelling narratives surrounding star teams and players, ELEAGUE has generated record levels of engagement with its content and positive reaction throughout the esports community since its launch in 2016.