• Streaming Stats Set New US Open Record
• Women’s Semifinals, Final the Most-Viewed Ever for ESPN
• Streaming Stats Set New US Open Record
• Streaming Stats Set New US Open Record
• Women’s Semifinals, Final the Most-Viewed Ever for ESPN
Live Weekend Coverage Begins with West Ham United v. Tottenham Hotspur This Saturday at 7 a.m. ET on NBCSN & Universo
First-Place Manchester City host Crystal Palace Saturday at 10 a.m. ET on NBCSN & Universo
Southampton v. Manchester United Headlines Four Exclusive Matches this Weekend on NBC Sports Gold’s “Premier League Pass”; More Than 1,000 Hours of Additional Content Featured on “Premier League Pass” Throughout the Season
New Episode of THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW featuring Actor Arturo Castro this Monday at 5:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN
STAMFORD, Conn. – September 19, 2017 – NBC Sports Group’s live Premier League coverage continues this week, highlighted by Liverpool visiting Jamie Vardy and Leicester City this Saturday, September 23, at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBC and Universo. Vardy has scored four goals for the Foxes so far this season, tied for third-most in the league, while Liverpool come off a 1-1 draw with Burnley.
NBC Sports Group’s lead Premier League play-by-play announcer Arlo White calls the match, joined by analyst Lee Dixon at King Power Stadium.
Live Premier League coverage begins this Saturday at 7 a.m. ET with Premier League Live on NBCSN, followed by West Ham United v. Tottenham Hotspur on NBCSN and Universo. Tottenham are unbeaten in their past three Premier League matches, coming off a goalless draw against Swansea City. Saturday at 10 a.m. ET, NBCSN and Universo host coverage of first-place Manchester City v. Crystal Palace, with Stoke City v. Chelsea on CNBC. Manchester City remain unbeaten in the Premier League this season, and come off a 6-0 win over Watford, featuring a hat trick from joint-Premier League-leading scorer Sergio Agüero (5 goals, tied with Manchester United’s Romelu Lukaku). Third-place Chelsea are unbeaten in their past four Premier League matches, and are coming off a 0-0 draw against Arsenal.
Also Saturday at 10 a.m. ET, NBC Sports Gold presents four exclusive matches with its “Premier League Pass:” Southampton v. Manchester United, Everton v. Bournemouth, Burnley v. Huddersfield Town and Swansea City v. Watford. Manchester United are currently in second place, level on points with first-place Manchester City.
“Premier League Pass” will feature more than 1,000 hours of additional non-match content throughout the season. Fans can purchase by visiting NBCSportsGold.com for the 2017-18 season of “Premier League Pass,” priced at $49.99. Click here for more information.
Live match coverage on Sunday, September 24, begins at 10 a.m. ET with Premier League Live on NBCSN, followed by Brighton & Hove Albion v. Newcastle United at 11 a.m. ET on NBCSN and Telemundo. This week’s Premier League action wraps up Monday, September 25, at 2 p.m. ET with Premier League Live on NBCSN, followed by Arsenal v. West Bromwich Albion.
Monday at 5:30 p.m. ET, NBCSN presents a new episode of THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW hosted by popular soccer personalities Michael Davies and Roger Bennett. Broad City and Narcos actor Arturo Castro will appear as a guest on this week’s episode.
Rebecca Lowe hosts Premier League Live, joined by former Jamaican National Team player Robbie Earle and former Major League Soccer and U.S. Men’s National Team midfielder Kyle Martino.
This season, NBC Sports Gold – NBC Sports Digital’s direct-to-consumer live streaming product – introduced “Premier League Pass,” which features 130 exclusive Premier League matches live and on-demand, an extensive suite of daily and weekly news shows, plus classic archive programming never available before in the U.S.
NBC Sports Gold is available on Apple iOS, Android, Apple TV, Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast and online at NBCSportsGold.com. NBC Sports Gold is powered by Playmaker Media, NBC Sports Digital’s technology service which provides end-to-end support for companies in need of best-in-class live streaming and VOD solutions.
Premier League games on NBC and NBCSN will be streamed on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app — NBC Sports Group’s live streaming product for desktops, mobile devices, tablets, and connected TVs. Coverage will be streamed via “TV Everywhere,” giving consumers additional value for their subscription service, and making high quality content available to MVPD customers both in and out of the home and on multiple platforms. The NBC Sports app is powered by Playmaker Media and available on the iTunes App Store, Google Play, Roku Channel Store, Apple TV and Amazon Fire.
Following is the match schedule for this week’s Premier League coverage:
|Sat., Sept. 23||7 a.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sat., Sept. 23||7:30 a.m.||West Ham United v. Tottenham||NBCSN, Universo|
|Sat., Sept. 23||10 a.m.||Manchester City v. Crystal Palace||NBCSN, Universo|
|Sat., Sept. 23||10 a.m.||Stoke City v. Chelsea||CNBC|
|Sat., Sept. 23||10 a.m.||Southampton v. Manchester United||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Sept. 23||10 a.m.||Everton v. Bournemouth||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Sept. 23||10 a.m.||Burnley v. Huddersfield Town||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Sept. 23||10 a.m.||Swansea City v. Watford||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Sept. 23||12:30 p.m.||Leicester City v. Liverpool||NBC, Universo|
|Sun., Sept. 24||6 a.m.||Match of the Day||NBCSN|
|Sun., Sept. 24||8 a.m.||Match of the Week||NBCSN|
|Sun., Sept. 24||10 a.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sun., Sept. 24||11 a.m.||Brighton & Hove Albion v. Newcastle United||NBCSN, Telemundo|
|Mon., Sept. 25||12:30 a.m.||Match of the Day II||NBCSN|
|Mon., Sept. 25||1:30 a.m.||Match of the Week||NBCSN|
|Mon., Sept. 25||2 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Mon., Sept. 25||3 p.m.||Arsenal v. West Bromwich Albion||NBCSN|
|Mon., Sept. 25||5 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Mon., Sept. 25||5:30 p.m.||THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW||NBCSN|
–NBC SPORTS GROUP–
Network to Present 70 Regular-Season Games, 3 Preseason Games – Including Live Coverage
Against the Minnesota Timberwolves in Shenzhen, China on Oct. 4
Complete Game Day Coverage with One-Hour “Warriors Pregame Live”
and “Warriors Postgame Live” Shows
Live Warriors Games, “Warriors Pregame Live” and “Warriors Postgame Live”
Streamed on NBCSportsBayArea.com and via the NBC Sports App
“The Happy Hour,” “Warriors Outsiders,” “Warriors Central,” “Warriors Raw”
and “Warriors Ground” to Provide Northern California’s Most Comprehensive Warriors
and NBA News, Top Stories and Analysis All Season Long
NBCSportsBayArea.com to Feature Extensive Season-Long Warriors & NBA News,
Analysis, Exclusive Video and the “Warriors Insider Podcast” with Monte Poole
Original Content Throughout Season Via NBC Sports Bay Area
& NBA Personalities’ Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat and Twitter Platforms
“Authentic Fan Friday” Returns, “Warriors Pregame Live” and “Warriors Postgame Live”
Originating from Oracle Arena Every Friday Regular Season Home Game
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – September 19, 2017 – NBC Sports Bay Area and NBCSportsBayArea.com (@NBCSAuthentic), “Home of the Authentic Warriors Fan,” announced today its coverage of the NBA Champion Golden State Warriors (@Warriors) for the 2017-18 season, which includes 73 games (70 regular season, 3 preseason – including live coverage against the Minnesota Timberwolves in Shenzhen, China); comprehensive game-day coverage with one-hour Warriors Pregame Live and Warriors Postgame Live shows; Warriors games, Warriors Pregame Live and Warriors Postgame Live streamed live on NBCSportsBayArea.com and via the NBC Sports app; season-long Warriors and NBA news and analysis on The Happy Hour, Warriors Outsiders, Warriors Central, Warriors Raw and Warriors Ground; and Warriors and NBA news, analysis and insider reports on NBCSportsBayArea.com. Plus, NBC Sports Bay Area will present original content throughout the season across various social media platforms – including live game-day content from Oracle Arena at every Warriors home game – on Facebook (facebook.com/NBCSAuthentic); Instagram (NBCSAuthentic); Snapchat (NBCSAuthentic); and Twitter (@NBCSAuthentic & @NBCSWarriors).
The 2017-18 Warriors regular season on NBC Sports Bay Area gets underway on Friday, Oct. 20 at 6:30 p.m. when the Warriors visit the New Orleans Pelicans (Warriors Pregame Live at 5:30 p.m.). Calling all the action for Warriors games on NBC Sports Bay Area will be the Emmy Award-winning team of Bob Fitzgerald and Jim Barnett.
In addition to the 70 regular-season games, NBC Sports Bay Area will televise three preseason games – Saturday, Sept. 30 at 5:30 p.m. as the Warriors take on the Denver Nuggets at Oracle Arena; Wednesday, Oct. 4 at 11 p.m. (PDT) against the Minnesota Timberwolves from the Shenzhen Universiade Center in Shenzhen, China (re-airs Thursday, Oct. 5 at 3 p.m. and 8 p.m.); and Friday, Oct. 13 at 7:30 p.m. as the Warriors host the Sacramento Kings.
NBC Sports Bay Area’s 2017-18 Warriors telecast schedule is as follows:
|Saturday||9/30||vs||Denver Nuggets (Preseason)||5:30 PM|
|Wednesday||10/4||vs||Minnesota Timberwolves (Preseason)
from Shenzhen, China
|Friday||10/13||vs||Sacramento Kings (Preseason)||7:30 PM|
|Friday||10/20||at||New Orleans Pelicans||6:30 PM|
|Saturday||10/21||at||Memphis Grizzlies||5:00 PM|
|Monday||10/23||at||Dallas Mavericks||5:30 PM|
|Wednesday||10/25||vs||Toronto Raptors||7:30 PM|
|* Friday||10/27||vs||Washington Wizards||7:30 PM|
|Sunday||10/29||vs||Detroit Pistons||5:30 PM|
|Monday||10/30||at||Los Angeles Clippers||7:30 PM|
|Thursday||11/2||at||San Antonio Spurs||5:00 PM|
|Saturday||11/4||at||Denver Nuggets||6:00 PM|
|Monday||11/6||vs||Miami Heat||7:30 PM|
|Wednesday||11/8||vs||Minnesota Timberwolves||7:30 PM|
|Saturday||11/11||vs||Philadelphia 76ers||5:30 PM|
|Monday||11/13||vs||Orlando Magic||7:30 PM|
|Thursday||11/16||at||Boston Celtics||5:00 PM|
|Saturday||11/18||at||Philadelphia 76ers||4:30 PM|
|Sunday||11/19||at||Brooklyn Nets||3:00 PM|
|Wednesday||11/22||at||Oklahoma City Thunder||5:00 PM|
|* Friday||11/24||vs||Chicago Bulls||7:30 PM|
|Saturday||11/25||vs||New Orleans Pelicans||5:30 PM|
|Monday||11/27||vs||Sacramento Kings||7:30 PM|
|Wednesday||11/29||at||Los Angeles Lakers||7:30 PM|
|Friday||12/1||at||Orlando Magic||4:00 PM|
|Sunday||12/3||at||Miami Heat||4:00 PM|
|Monday||12/4||at||New Orleans Pelicans||5:00 PM|
|Wednesday||12/6||at||Charlotte Hornets||5:00 PM|
|Friday||12/8||at||Detroit Pistons||4:00 PM|
|Monday||12/11||vs||Portland Trail Blazers||7:30 PM|
|Thursday||12/14||vs||Dallas Mavericks||7:30 PM|
|Monday||12/18||at||Los Angeles Lakers||7:30 PM|
|Wednesday||12/20||vs||Memphis Grizzlies||7:30 PM|
|* Friday||12/22||vs||Los Angeles Lakers||7:30 PM|
|Saturday||12/23||vs||Denver Nuggets||5:30 PM|
|Wednesday||12/27||vs||Utah Jazz||7:30 PM|
|* Friday||12/29||vs||Charlotte Hornets||7:30 PM|
|Saturday||12/30||vs||Memphis Grizzlies||5:30 PM|
|Wednesday||1/3||at||Dallas Mavericks||5:30 PM|
|Saturday||1/6||at||Los Angeles Clippers||12:30 PM|
|Monday||1/8||vs||Denver Nuggets||7:30 PM|
|Wednesday||1/10||vs||Los Angeles Clippers||7:30 PM|
|Friday||1/12||at||Milwaukee Bucks||5:00 PM|
|Saturday||1/13||at||Toronto Raptors||4:30 PM|
|Wednesday||1/17||at||Chicago Bulls||5:00 PM|
|Tuesday||1/23||vs||New York Knicks||7:30 PM|
|Thursday||1/25||vs||Minnesota Timberwolves||7:30 PM|
|Tuesday||1/30||at||Utah Jazz||6:00 PM|
|Friday||2/2||at||Sacramento Kings||7:30 PM|
|Saturday||2/3||at||Denver Nuggets||6:00 PM|
|Thursday||2/8||vs||Dallas Mavericks||7:30 PM|
|Monday||2/12||vs||Phoenix Suns||7:30 PM|
|Wednesday||2/14||at||Portland Trail Blazers||7:30 PM|
|Thursday||2/22||vs||Los Angeles Clippers||7:30 PM|
|Monday||2/26||at||New York Knicks||4:30 PM|
|Wednesday||2/28||at||Washington Wizards||5:00 PM|
|Friday||3/2||at||Atlanta Hawks||4:30 PM|
|Tuesday||3/6||vs||Brooklyn Nets||7:30 PM|
|Friday||3/9||at||Portland Trail Blazers||7:00 PM|
|Wednesday||3/14||vs||Los Angeles Lakers||7:30 PM|
|* Friday||3/16||vs||Sacramento Kings||7:30 PM|
|Saturday||3/17||at||Phoenix Suns||7:00 PM|
|Monday||3/19||at||San Antonio Spurs||6:30 PM|
|* Friday||3/23||vs||Atlanta Hawks||7:30 PM|
|Sunday||3/25||vs||Utah Jazz||5:30 PM|
|Tuesday||3/27||vs||Indiana Pacers||7:30 PM|
|Thursday||3/29||vs||Milwaukee Bucks||7:30 PM|
|Saturday||3/31||at||Sacramento Kings||7:00 PM|
|Sunday||4/1||vs||Phoenix Suns||5:30 PM|
|Thursday||4/5||at||Indiana Pacers||4:00 PM|
|Saturday||4/7||vs||New Orleans Pelicans||5:30 PM|
|Sunday||4/8||at||Phoenix Suns||6:00 PM|
|Tuesday||4/10||at||Utah Jazz||6:00 PM|
70 regular-season games, 3 preseason games
Schedule as of 9/19/17; Dates and times subject to change
*Authentic Fan Friday
For approximately 24 hours following each game, NBC Sports Bay Area’s Warriors telecasts will be available on XFINITY On Demand. Note: NBC Sports Bay Area/Warriors On Demand is available only in the Warriors’ broadcast territory.
Warriors coverage streamed live via NBCSportsBayArea.com and NBC Sports App – presented by Northern California Honda Dealers – NBC Sports Bay Area offers live streams of its Warriors 2017-18 regular-season schedule to NBC Sports Bay Area subscribers, along with its game-day shows Warriors Pregame Live and Warriors Postgame Live, via NBCSportsBayArea.com and the NBC Sports app. The live-streaming service will be available at no additional cost to authenticated NBC Sports Bay Area subscribers on mobile, tablet and desktop devices. Authenticated subscribers will have the ability to access games when traveling outside of their region, provided they are within the U.S. The service is provided as an added value and is available to all video distributors of NBC Sports Bay Area. For more information about the network’s streaming service, click here.
Warriors Pregame Live presented by MetroPCS, Warriors Postgame Live presented by Honda – In addition to live game coverage, NBC Sports Bay Area delivers comprehensive pre- and postgame analysis. One hour prior to the game, fans can catch the latest team developments, interviews with players and coaches, and game previews on Warriors Pregame Live. Immediately following the game, Warriors Postgame Live will give viewers an hour-long game breakdown with stats and highlights, locker room interviews, and a preview of the next game. Warriors Pregame Live and Warriors Postgame Live are anchored by three-time California Sportscaster of the Year Greg Papa with expert analysis from former Warriors general manager and head coach Garry St. Jean and former Warriors forward Kelenna Azubuike (@KAzubuike7). Additional analysis will be provided by NBCSportsBayArea.com’s Warriors Insider Monte Poole (@MontePooleNBCS), Bob Fitzgerald and Jim Barnett.
The Happy Hour presented by Comcast Business – The Happy Hour (@NBCSHappyHour), a live hour-long conversational program – hosted by iconic Bay Area sports media personalities Greg Papa and Ray Ratto (@RattoNBCS), along with Emmy Award-winning broadcaster Kelli Johnson (@KJohnsonNBCS) – regularly airs live weekdays at 5 p.m. The Happy Hour showcases the distinctive voices and wit of Papa, Ratto and Johnson sharing their unfiltered spirited commentary, in-depth Warriors and NBA news and analysis, and lively conversation on the day’s trending sports headlines and other provocative stories.
The Happy Hour is available across NBC Sports Bay Area’s multiple platforms:
Warriors Outsiders – Back for its second season, the popular Warriors Outsiders (@GSWOutsiders) – hosted by former Stanford basketball guard and current Santa Cruz Warriors analyst Drew Shiller (@DrewShiller) and Warriors super fan Grant Liffmann (@GLiffmann) – will provide Warriors fans with a fresh take following each game with analysis, commentary and analytics, as seen through the lens of the social media universe from a fan’s perspective. Warriors Outsiders is simultaneously synced with Facebook Live to produce a unique conversation via an interactive experience.
Warriors Central – Each month of the 2017-18 NBA season, Warriors Central – a half-hour program – will give fans an inside look at the Warriors both on and off the court. Visit NBCSportsBayArea.com for show air dates and times.
Warriors Raw – NBC Sports Bay Area presents Warriors Raw, a same-day, condensed version of that day’s game. Warriors Raw offers viewers highlights of key plays from alternative camera angles, authentic in-game sound and pre- and postgame interviews in an entertaining half-hour format. Visit NBCSportsBayArea.com for air dates and times.
Warriors Ground – The Emmy Award winning Warriors Ground returns for the 2017-18 NBA season on NBC Sports Bay Area. Warriors Ground, a half-hour show produced by Warriors Studio, features behind-the-scenes footage, community highlights, team history, fan stories and more. Visit NBCSportsBayArea.com for show air dates and times.
NBCSportsBayArea.com – NBCSportsBayArea.com delivers complete Warriors and NBA coverage and showcases Warriors Insider Monte Poole and Senior Insider Ray Ratto and provides insightful news and analysis, daily insider reports and two regular podcasts: “The Warriors Insider Podcast” and “The Happy Hour Podcast.” NBCSportsBayArea.com is the most extensive local source for exclusive online video; player, coach and front office personnel interviews; press conferences; and content from the network’s news programming.
NBC Sports Bay Area Social Media – Throughout the 2017-18 NBA season, NBC Sports Bay Area will deliver extensive original content across the network’s and on-air personalities’ various social media platforms – Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat and Twitter. Plus, NBC Sports Bay Area will present live game-day content from Oracle Arena at every Warriors home game.
Authentic Fan Friday – NBC Sports Bay Area brings back the popular Authentic Fan Friday at Oracle Arena for every Friday home game during the regular season. Fans will receive a collector’s edition cheer card and free NBC Sports Bay Area giveaways and will have the opportunity to win Warriors tickets. Fans sitting in the “Authentic Fan” section will also have the chance to be seen on the NBC Sports Bay Area telecast. Visit NBCSportsBayArea.com /WarriorsAFF for more information.
NBC Sports Bay Area and NBC Sports California, both part of NBC Sports Regional Networks, serve more than four million households in Northern California, Nevada, Southern Oregon and Hawaii. NBC Sports Bay Area, the television home of MLB’s San Francisco Giants, NBA’s Golden State Warriors, and the official regional sports network of the San Francisco 49ers, also features a robust lineup of Emmy Award-winning news, analysis and original programming. NBC Sports California offers live coverage of MLB’s Oakland Athletics, NBA’s Sacramento Kings, NHL’s San Jose Sharks, MLS’s San Jose Earthquakes and is the official regional sports network of the Oakland Raiders. Collectively, these networks deliver more than 600 live game broadcasts per year. NBCSportsBayArea.com and NBCSportsCalifornia.com provide fans with comprehensive digital coverage of the hometown teams with original stories and content from a team of “Insiders,” breaking news, up-to-the-minute game previews/recaps, highlights and multimedia video clips. Follow both networks on social media –Twitter: @NBCSAuthentic; Instagram: NBCSAuthentic; Snapchat: NBCSAuthentic; and Facebook: facebook.com/NBCSAuthentic.
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2017 Kraft Hockeyville USA – St. Louis Blues vs. Pittsburgh Penguins on Sunday at 8 p.m. ET on NBCSN
First-Ever NHL Preseason Game Played in China – Vancouver Canucks vs. Los Angeles Kings LIVE from Shanghai – Thursday at 7:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN
STAMFORD, Conn. – September 19, 2017 – Hockey is back as NBC Sports presents a pair of NHL preseason games this week, highlighted by the 2017 Kraft Hockeyville USA matchup featuring the St. Louis Blues and the two-time defending Stanley Cup Champion Pittsburgh Penguins on Sunday at 8 p.m. ET on NBCSN.
This week’s coverage also features the first-ever NHL preseason game played in China, when the Vancouver Canucks face off against the Los Angeles Kings live from Shanghai, China, on Thursday at 7:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN, as part of the 2017 NHL China Games.
2017 KRAFT HOCKEYVILLE USA – BLUES VS. PENGUINS SUNDAY AT 8 P.M. ET ON NBCSN
This year marks the third season of the Kraft Hockeyville USA campaign, whose mission is to help build better hockey communities across the country. The Penguins hosted the Tampa Bay Lightning at the Cambria County War Memorial Arena in Johnstown, Pa., in 2015, while the Buffalo Sabres faced the Carolina Hurricanes at Lakeview Arena on the shore of Lake Superior in Marquette, Mich., last year.
Rostraver Ice Garden in Belle Vernon, Pa., won this year’s competition, which includes $150,000 in arena upgrades, but is unable to host this year’s game, which will be played at the UMPC Lemieux Sports Complex in nearby Cranbury, Pa.
NBCSN’s telecast will honor the rich hockey history of the local Belle Vernon community, highlighted by a first intermission feature on the Rostraver Ice Garden, and a live interview with Chris Kostick, who wrote the winning essay on behalf of Rostraver Ice Garden.
The telecast will also feature footage from community events in Belle Vernon surrounding Kraft Hockeyville USA, including a youth hockey game hosted by the Penguins, a local parade, and the Penguins red carpet arrival at Rostraver Ice Garden, where the Penguins will conduct practice prior to the game. Sunday’s game serves as a preview for the regular-season opener on NBCSN on Wednesday, Oct. 4, which will feature the Blues and Penguins at 8 p.m. ET.
Five-time Emmy Award-winning play-by-play commentator Mike ‘Doc’ Emrick and Emmy Award-winning ‘Inside-the-Glass’ analyst Pierre McGuire will call the action live from the arena. In addition, Kathryn Tappen (host) and Jeremy Roenick (analyst) will also be on-site to provide studio coverage and updates throughout the game.
CANUCKS VS. KINGS LIVE FROM SHANGHAI, CHINA – THURSDAY MORNING AT 7:30 A.M. ET ON NBCSN
The Canucks and Kings face off in the first-ever NHL preseason game played in China live on Thursday morning on NBCSN. This will be the first of two games played this week as part of the 2017 NHL China Games. Thursday’s game will be played at Mercedes-Benz Arena in Shanghai, followed by a second clash between the Canucks and Kings on Saturday in Beijing.
Players on the trip for the Kings include Jonathan Quick, Drew Doughty, and Anze Kopitar, while the Canucks’ roster is highlighted by brothers Daniel Sedin and Henrik Sedin.
Brendan Burke (play-by-play) and Pierre McGuire (analyst) will call the action. Kathryn Tappen (host), Keith Jones (analyst), and Brian Boucher (analyst) will provide studio coverage.
Following is this week’s hockey coverage on NBCSN:
|Thur., September 21||NHL Preseason Game – Canucks vs. Kings*||NBCSN||7:30 a.m.|
|Sun., September 24||Kraft Hockeyville USA – Blues vs. Penguins||NBCSN||8 p.m.|
*game played in Shanghai, China
2017-18 REGULAR SEASON COVERAGE ON NBC & NBCSN
NBC Sports Group will deliver coverage of nearly 100 NHL regular-season games during the 2017-18, beginning on Wednesday, Oct. 4, at 8 p.m. ET on NBCSN, when the two-time defending Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins host the St. Louis Blues. All games will be streamed live on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app to authenticated users via TV Everywhere. Click here for more information on NBC Sports Group’s comprehensive NHL coverage this season.
NHL ON NBCSPORTS.COM AND THE NBC SPORTS APP: NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app — NBC Sports Group’s live streaming platforms for desktops, mobile devices, tablets, and connected TVs — will stream coverage via “TV Everywhere,” giving consumers additional value for their subscription service, and making high quality content available to MVPD customers both in and out of the home and on multiple platforms. The NBC Sports app is available on Apple iOS, Android and select Samsung devices, as well as on Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Chromecast, Roku, Win10, and Xbox. The NBC Sports app is powered by Playmaker Media, NBC Sports Digital’s technology service which provides end-to-end support for companies in need of best-in-class live streaming and VOD solutions.
-NBC SPORTS GROUP-
Download cover images: http://bit.ly/2ykrIOw Los Angeles Dodgers and Cleveland Indians Both Featured on the Cover ESPN The Magazine’s MLB Playoffs Issue will hit newsstands Friday, focusing on some of the biggest storylines in baseball as the regular season wraps up. Two postseason favorites, the Dodgers and Indians, share the spotlight on the cover. For months, the Dodgers … Read More
Featuring one of the towering figures in SEC history, the latest chapter in ESPN Films’ SEC Storied series is “Courage Matters – The C. M. Newton Story.” The film premieres Tuesday, Sept. 26 at 9 p.m. ET on SEC Network.
ESPN/ABC Week 4 College Football Schedule: Conference Play Begins on the Road for Both No. 4 Penn State and No. 5 USC
Brandel Chamblee, David Duval & Jim “Bones” Mackay
to Preview TOUR Championship & 2017 Presidents Cup
TOUR Championship / 2017 Presidents Cup Media Conference Call
Tuesday, Sept. 19: 10 A.M. ET
Media Dial-in Number: 800-230-1085
On Tuesday, Sept. 19 at 10 a.m. ET, Golf Channel analysts Brandel Chamblee and David Duval, along with NBC Sports on-course reporter Jim “Bones” Mackay will take part in a media conference call to preview the TOUR Championship (Sept. 21-24) and the 2017 Presidents Cup (Sept. 28-Oct. 1). NBC Sports Group will carry exclusive live coverage of the PGA TOUR’s season-culminating event next week from East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta. The following week, NBC Sports will showcase 24 of the top players from the United States and the rest of the world (outside of Europe) as they convene in the New York metropolitan area for the biennial international match play competition at Liberty National Golf Club in Jersey City, N.J.
Chamblee will be in-studio for Golf Central during pre-and-post round coverage surrounding the TOUR Championship, and he, along with Duval both will contribute to Golf Channel’s Golf Central Live From the Presidents Cup on-site news coverage throughout the competition. Mackay will contribute to NBC Sports’ live tournament coverage at both the TOUR Championship and Presidents Cup, walking inside the ropes as an on-course reporter. Media wishing to listen or ask questions are welcome to call the number above.
-NBC Sports Group-
Coverage Leading Up to the Berlin Marathon Begins Tonight with Olympic Films’ Presentation of Marathon Celebrating the 1992 Barcelona Olympics at 8 p.m. ET
2016 Olympic Track Cycling Silver Medalist Chloe Dygert and Grand Tour Double Winner Chris Froome Highlight This Week’s Live Coverage of UCI Road Cycling World Championships from Bergen, Norway
Live Coverage of the Second Stop of the UCI Cyclo-Cross World Cup This Sunday at 3 p.m. ET
Coverage Streamed on OlympicChannel.com, the Olympic Channel app, NBCSports.com, and the NBC Sports app
STAMFORD, Conn. – September 18, 2017 – This week’s coverage on Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA – a partnership between the International Olympic Committee, the United States Olympic Committee, and NBCUniversal – is highlighted by the 2017 Berlin Marathon, as well as 2016 Olympic track cycling silver medalist Chloe Dygert and Grand Tour double winner Chris Froome competing in the UCI Road Cycling World Championships live from Bergen, Norway.
In addition, Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA will continue live coverage of the UCI Cyclo-Cross World Cup season from Waterloo, Wis.
Click here for a channel finder.
Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA is live streamed on OlympicChannel.com, the Olympic Channel app, NBCSports.com, and the NBC Sports app. Select replays and highlights will be available on these digital platforms as well as TeamUSA.org.
Following are highlights from this week’s programming on Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA:
2017 BERLIN MARATHON – SUNDAY AT NOON ET
Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA presents encore coverage of the Berlin Marathon – the fourth of the six world marathon majors – this Sunday, September 24, at Noon ET. NBCSN presents live coverage of the Berlin Marathon Sunday at 3 a.m. ET.
The Berlin Marathon features three of the world’s top marathoners on the men’s side, including 2012 Olympic bronze medalist Wilson Kipsang of Kenya, three-time Olympic gold medalist and reigning Berlin champion Kenenisa Bekele of Ethiopia, and 2016 Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge of Kenya. The trio looks to break the world record in Berlin.
Paul Swangard calls the race alongside analyst Josh Cox.
In addition, the Olympic Channel presents Marathon, the official film of the 1992 Olympic Games in Barcelona, tonight at 8 p.m. ET. Marathon takes a look back at the great moments of the Barcelona Games, including the men’s marathon. The film features performances from Olympic stars Gail Devers, who won one of the closest women’s 100m final races in Olympic history, two-time 1992 Olympic gold medalist Carl Lewis, the “Dream Team,” and Belarusian gymnastics great Vitaly Scherbo, who won six gold medals in Barcelona representing the Unified Team.
Coverage leading up to the Berlin Marathon includes daily encore presentations of the major marathons from the past year beginning tomorrow, September 19, at 5:30 p.m. ET with the 2016 Berlin Marathon.
UCI ROAD CYCLING WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS – LIVE DAILY COVERAGE CONTINUES TUESDAY AT 5:30 A.M. ET
Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA continues its live coverage of the 90th edition of the UCI Road Cycling World Championships from Bergen, Norway, with the individual time trial and road race. The UCI Road Cycling World Championships continues tomorrow, September 19, with the junior men’s individual time trial at 5:30 a.m. ET, culminating Sunday, September 24.
2016 Olympic track cycling silver medalist Chloe Dygert and defending world champion Amber Neben are slated to compete in the individual time trial, while Olympian Tejay Van Garderen highlights the men’s field for the U.S. Grand Tour double winner Chris Froome returns to action after winning the Vuelta a Espana earlier this month and the Tour de France in July with the men’s time trial this Wednesday, September 20, at 7 a.m. ET.
Paul Sherwen calls the action, joined by analyst and former professional cyclist Bob Roll.
UCI CYCLO-CROSS WORLD CUP – SUNDAY AT 3 P.M. ET
Live coverage of the UCI Cyclo-Cross World Cup season continues on Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA this Sunday, September 24, at 3 p.m. ET with the second stop of the season in Waterloo, Wis. Cyclo-Cross, a non-Olympic discipline, combines cycling, steeplechase and NASCAR all into one, with athletes racing around a circuit course with steep hills, difficult descents, mud, grass, sand and dirt.
Two-time reigning world champion and World Cup winner Wout van Aert (Belgium) aims to defend his title on the 1.7-mile course.
OLYMPIC CHANNEL: HOME OF TEAM USA PROGRAMMING SCHEDULE HIGHLIGHTS – SEPTEMBER 18 – 25
|Mon., Sept. 18||8 p.m.||Olympic Films – Marathon|
|Tues., Sept. 19||5:30 a.m.||UCI Road Cycling World Championships – Junior Men’s Individual Time Trial (LIVE)|
|9:30 a.m.||UCI Road Cycling World Championships – Women’s Individual Time Trial (LIVE)|
|5:30 p.m.||2016 Berlin Marathon*|
|Wed., Sept. 20||7 a.m.||UCI Road Cycling World Championships – Men’s Individual Time Trial (LIVE)|
|5 p.m.||2016 Chicago Marathon*|
|Thur., Sept. 21||5 p.m.||2017 Tokyo Marathon*|
|Fri., Sept. 22||4 a.m.||UCI Road Cycling World Championships – Junior Women’s Road Race (LIVE)|
|7 a.m.||UCI Road Cycling World Championships – U23 Men’s Road Race (LIVE)|
|5 p.m.||2017 Boston Marathon*|
|Sat., Sept. 23||3 a.m.||UCI Road Cycling World Championships – Junior Men’s Road Race (LIVE)|
|7 a.m.||UCI Road Cycling World Championships – Women’s Road Race (LIVE)|
|4 p.m.||2017 London Marathon*|
|Sun., Sept. 24||4 a.m.||UCI Road Cycling World Championships – Men’s Road Race (LIVE)|
|3 p.m.||UCI Cyclo-Cross World Cup – Women’s Elite (LIVE)|
|4:30 p.m.||UCI Cyclo-Cross World Cup – Men’s Elite (LIVE)|
|Mon., Sept. 25||6 p.m.||Olympic Classics: Women’s Soccer – London 2012: USA vs. France (preliminary round)*|
|8 p.m.||Olympic Ceremonies – Rio 2016: Opening Ceremony*|
*denotes same day delay/encore presentation
ABOUT OLYMPIC CHANNEL: HOME OF TEAM USA
Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA is a partnership between the International Olympic Committee, the United States Olympic Committee, and NBCUniversal. The new TV network will offer fans year-round programming of Olympic Sports from around the world, highlighting their favorite American athletes and teams. Programming will emphasize live events from a broad portfolio of summer and winter Olympic Sports. It will also include Olympic-themed original content produced by all three parties, such as original programs produced by filmmakers from around the world commissioned by the global Olympic Channel; rich archival footage from the IOC and NBCU’s libraries of Olympic features and documentaries; and original Team USA programming produced by the USOC that provides authentic, wide-ranging and athlete-focused coverage of the Olympic Movement in the United States. Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA will be live streamed on OlympicChannel.com, the Olympic Channel app, NBCSports.com, and the NBC Sports app. Select replays and highlights will be available on these digital platforms as well as TeamUSA.org.
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Three-Time Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Champion Tony Stewart Joins NASCAR America Live in Studio – Tomorrow at 5 p.m. ET
Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Rookie Erik Jones Joins NASCAR America Live at NASCAR Hall of Fame – Wednesday at 5 p.m. ET
Joey Logano Surprises Family in Need on NBC’s George to The Rescue – Saturday, Sept. 23
NBCSN Presents Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Racing Sunday at 2 p.m. ET, and XFINITY Series Racing Saturday at 8 p.m. ET
STAMFORD, Conn. – September 18, 2017 – As NBCSN heads to New England for the second race of the 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs, NASCAR America presents a week of shows jam-packed with exclusive driver interviews and features, highlighted by in-studio appearances by three-time NASCAR Cup Series Champion and Stewart-Haas Racing co-owner Tony Stewart, as well as Furniture Row Racing’s rookie driver Erik Jones.
Amid preparations for Sunday’s race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, Tony Stewart will stop by NBC Sports Group’s headquarters in Stamford, Conn., tomorrow, September 19, for a live in-studio interview on NASCAR America. Stewart joins NASCAR America host Carolyn Manno (@carolynmanno), along with “The Mayor” of NASCAR Jeff Burton (@Jeffburton), and auto racing icon Kyle Petty (@Kylepetty), to discuss his storied career, Stewart-Haas Racing’s two NASCAR Cup Series Playoff contenders, Kurt Busch and Kevin Harvick, and speak about the recently announced changes to the team in 2018.
Stewart will also take over NASCAR on NBC’s social accounts, and participate in interviews with NBCSports.com, NBC Sports Radio and select NBC affiliates.
ERIK JONES JOINS NASCAR AMERICA FROM NASCAR HALL OF FAME – WEDNESDAY AT 5 P.M. ET ON NBCSN
Wednesday at 5 p.m. ET, Erik Jones will join NASCAR America host Marty Snider (@HeyMartySnider), Hall of Fame driver Dale Jarrett (@Dalejarrett), and Daytona 500 winning crew chief Steve Letarte (@steveletarte), live from the Hall of Honor, at the NASCAR Hall of Fame in Charlotte, N.C.
Jones will discuss his successful rookie season in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, with four top-five finishes in the first 27 races of the season. Jones will also discuss his transition within the Toyota family, to drive the No. 20 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota starting in 2018.
As part of NBCSN’s comprehensive coverage of the 2017 NASCAR season, NASCAR America will present a live show each week from the NASCAR Hall of Fame. Each live episode will include an in-depth interview with an active driver, and highlight their journey to professional racing.
JOEY LOGANO SURPRISES FAMILY IN NEED ON NBC’S GEORGE TO THE RESCUE – SATURDAY, SEPT. 23
This Saturday, September 23, NASCAR driver Joey Logano makes a special appearance on George To The Rescue, NBC’s home improvement show dedicated to helping deserving families in need. Saturday’s episode highlights the Stratton family and their young son Nicholas, a die-hard NASCAR fan who suffers from a seizure disorder. Through a collaboration between NASCAR, The Joey Logano Foundation, and NBC, the family’s home is renovated to improve their lives and better accommodate Nicholas’ special needs. Logano also surprises the family with an exciting day at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, giving them a chance to experience race day behind-the-scenes with the No. 22 team. A preview of the episode is available here. Check your local NBC listings for airtimes.
NEW ENGLAND NATIVE STEVE LETARTE JOINS NATE RYAN’S NASCAR ON NBC PODCAST
NASCAR on NBC analyst and New England native Steve Letarte, joins Nate Ryan (@nateryan), on this week’s NASCAR on NBC podcast. Letarte breaks down this past Sunday’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Playoff race at Chicagoland Speedway, and how Martin Truex Jr.’s dominating win will affect the rest of the Playoff field. The NASCAR on NBC podcast is available on NASCAR Talk, Apple Podcasts, AudioBoom, Google Play, Spotify, Stitcher and podcasting apps. For more info click here.
THE MORNING DRIVE – WEDNESDAY ON SIRIUS XM NASCAR RADIO
NASCAR on NBC fans can catch Dale Jarrett, this Wednesday, during NBC Sports’ weekly interview on Sirius XM NASCAR Radio’s The Morning Drive. Jarrett will join veteran race announcer Mike Bagley, and racing insider Pete Pistone, to discuss the 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs.
NASCAR AMERICA – SCAN ALL CHICAGO
This week’s editions of NASCAR America will include Scan All Chicago, a special look back at the most-viral, thought provoking and entertaining comments overheard at last weekend’s first race of the 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs.
LIVE MONSTER ENERGY NASCAR CUP AND XFINITY SERIES RACE COVERAGE THIS WEEKEND
NBC Sports Group’s race coverage begins Saturday at 8 p.m. ET on NBCSN, with XFINITY Series racing from Kentucky Speedway, and culminates Sunday at 2 p.m. ET on NBCSN, with Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series racing from New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
NBCSN’S UPCOMING NASCAR AMERICA EPISODES
|Monday, September 18||NASCAR America||5:00 PM|
|Tuesday, September 19||NASCAR America||5:00 PM|
|Wednesday, September 20||NASCAR America||5:00 PM|
|Thursday, September 21||NASCAR America||5:00 PM|
NASCAR ON NBC
In 2017, NBC Sports Group will present the final 20 NASCAR Cup Series races, final 19 NASCAR XFINITY Series events, and select NASCAR Regional & Touring Series events. NBC Sports Group’s NASCAR programming also includes NBCSN’s daily motorsports show NASCAR America, coverage of NASCAR’s Awards Ceremonies, the annual NASCAR Hall of Fame induction ceremony, as well as original programming specials. NBC Sports Group concluded the 2016 NASCAR season presenting more hours of trackside coverage and programming than ever before.
For more information about NBC Sports Group shows and properties, including press releases, photos, talent and executive bios and headshots, please visit NBCSportsGroupPressBox.com.
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