Both teams are aiming for a swift return to the Premier League and the game will also mark the debuts of two managers – Scott Parker at Bournemouth and Valerien Ismael at West Brom.
The Baggies were relegated from the top-flight last term, while Bournemouth were beaten in the play-off semi-finals by the eventual winners, Brentford.
Another new entry into the Sky Bet Championship, Sheffield United, will also begin their season live on Sky Sports, as they host Lee Bowyer’s Birmingham City on the night of Saturday, August 7.
United’s city rivals Sheffield Wednesday will start life in Sky Bet League One in south London, facing promotion-chasing Charlton Athletic at The Valley, in an early evening kick-off on Saturday, August 7.
On Sunday, August 8, Fulham’s opening game will be shown live on Sky Sports as they host Middlesbrough, before Coventry City and Nottingham Forest kick off their respective seasons later in the afternoon.
Sheffield United will be back on TV the following weekend as they travel to beaten play-off finalists Swansea on the night of Saturday, August 14, with Wayne Rooney’s Derby travelling to Peterborough United earlier in the day.
The following weekend sees Bristol City vs Swansea City on Friday, August 20, before Barnsley’s visit to QPR will be shown live on Sky Sports on Saturday, August 21.
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The final weekend of August sees West Brom travel to Peterborough on Friday, August 27 before a huge Midlands derby between Derby County and Nottingham Forest in the Sky Bet Championship on Saturday, August 28.
There will also be live Carabao Cup first-round football to savour on Sky Sports too in early August. On Tuesday, August 10, Derby will host Salford City, before Leyton Orient welcome QPR on Wednesday, August 11.