NBC SPORTS GROUP’S PRESS PASS – WHAT TO WATCH OCTOBER 9-11, 2015
(All times ET)
The “Press Pass” on NBC Sports Group Press Box is a quick overview of upcoming program information and highlights from the NBC Sports Group Communications team.
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Friday, October 9
3 p.m. on Golf Channel – SAS Championship
3:30 p.m. on NBCSN – NASCAR Sprint Cup Second Practice – Charlotte
4:30 p.m. on NBCSN – NASCAR XFINITY Series Qualifying – Charlotte
6 p.m. on Golf Channel – PGA Tour The Presidents Cup
6 p.m. on NBCSN – NASCAR America
6:30 p.m. on NBCSN – NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Final Practice – Charlotte
7:30 p.m. on NBCSN – Countdown to Green
8 p.m. on NBCSN – NASCAR XFINITY Series Race – Charlotte
10:30 p.m. on NBCSN – Mecum Auctions – Chicago
Saturday, October 10
8 a.m. on NBCSN – Formula One Qualifying – Russia
8 a.m. on Golf Channel – European Tour British Masters
10:30 a.m. on NBCSN – Mecum Auctions – Chicago
11 a.m. on Golf Channel – Sime Darby LPGA Malaysia
12 p.m. on NBCSN – Mecum Auctions – Chicago
12 p.m. on NBC – PGA Tour The Presidents Cup
1 p.m. on Golf Channel – SAS Championship
3 p.m. on NBCSN – Countdown to Kickoff
3:30 p.m. on NBC – Navy @ Notre Dame
5 p.m. on NBCSN – NASCAR America
6 p.m. on NBCSN – Countdown to Green
7 p.m. on NBCSN – Notre Dame Football Post Game
7 p.m. on NBC – Countdown to Green
7:16 p.m. on NBC – NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Race – Charlotte
8 p.m. on NBCSN – Premier Boxing Champions
9:30 p.m. on Golf Channel – PGA Tour The Presidents Cup
11 p.m. on NBCSN – NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Post Race
11:30 p.m. on NBCSN – NASCAR Victory Lap
Sunday, October 11
6:30 a.m. on NBCSN – Formula One Race – Russia
8 a.m. on Golf Channel – European Tour British Masters
9 a.m. on NBCSN – Formula One Extra
10 a.m. on NBCSN – Mecum Auctions – Chicago
12 p.m. on Golf Channel –Sime Darby LPGA Malaysia
1 p.m. on NBC – PGA Tour The Presidents Cup
3:30 p.m. on NBCSN – Rolex Spruce Meadows Show Jumping
3:30 p.m. on Golf Channel – SAS Championship
7 p.m. on NBCSN – Mecum Auctions – Chicago
7 p.m. on NBC – Football Night In America
8:20 p.m. on NBC – Sunday Night Football: San Francisco 49ers @ New York Giants
10:30 p.m. on NBCSN – GP2 Racing – Russia
12:30 a.m. on NBCSN – Paris Tours
1:30 a.m. on NBCSN – Arctic Race of Norway
NBC Sports Group continues its coverage of NASCAR this weekend with XFINITY Series and Sprint Cup Series racing from Charlotte Motor Speedway.
This weekend’s coverage of NASCAR begins today on NBCSN at 3:30 p.m. ET with Sprint Cup Series Second Practice, immediately followed by XFINITY Series Qualifying at 4:30 p.m. ET.
Coverage continues on NBCSN with an episode of NASCAR America at 6 p.m. ET, immediately followed by Sprint Cup Series Final Practice at 6:30 p.m. ET.
Live coverage on NBCSN continues with Countdown to Green at 7:30 p.m. ET leading into the XFINITY Series Race – Charlotte at 8 p.m. ET.
Saturday’s coverage of NASCAR is highlighted by the Sprint Cup Series Race – Charlotte at 7 p.m. on NBC, immediately followed by Sprint Cup Series Post Game at 11 p.m. ET on NBCSN then NASCAR Victory Lap at 11:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN.
Saturday’s coverage kicks off with NASCAR America at 5 p.m. ET on NBCSN, immediately followed by Countdown to Green at 6 p.m. ET.
Rick Allen calls this weekend’s action from “The Tar Heel State” alongside analysts Steve Letarte and Jeff Burton. Krista Voda, Kyle Petty and Dale Jarret contribute to the pre- and post-race coverage. Marty Snider, Mike Massaro, Kelli Stavast and Dave Burns contribute from pit road.
NBCSports.com lead motorsports writer Nate Ryan and features reporter Rutledge Wood add color to the weekend’s coverage.
NBC Sports Group resumes its’ coverage Formula One racing this weekend with the F1 Russian Grand Prix from the Sochi Autodrom in Sochi, Russia.
Live coverage from the Sochi Autodrom begins Saturday with the Formula One Qualifying at 8 a.m. ET on NBCSN.
Live coverage of the Russian Grand Prix concludes Sunday at 6:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN, followed by F1 Extra at 9 a.m. ET on NBCSN.
MECUM AUCTIONS – CHICAGO
NBCSN presents more than 15 hours of Mecum Auctions coverage from Chicago. Coverage begins at 12 a.m. ET early Friday morning, and continues Friday with presentations at noon ET and 10:30 p.m. ET. The fast-paced auction action rolls on Saturday at 10:30 p.m. ET, followed by Sunday’s presentations at 10 a.m. ET and 7 p.m. ET.
Scott Hoke will host NBCSN’s Mecum Auctions coverage on-site at the Schaumburg Convention Center in Schaumburg, Ill., alongside analysts John Kraman, Stephen Cox, and Bill Stephens.
NOTRE DAME FOOTBALL
NBC Sports continues its coverage of Notre Dame Football on NBC with college football’s longest continuous intersectional rivalry when the No. 15 Notre Dame host’s Navy on Saturday, October 10, at 3 p.m. ET.
Calling the action from Notre Dame Stadium in South Bend, Ind., is Tom Hammond (play-by-play) and Doug Flutie (analyst). Joining Hicks and Flutie is Kathryn Tappen, who will report from the sidelines.
PREMIER BOXING CHAMPIONS
Premier Boxing Champions returns to primetime on NBC this Saturday at 8 p.m. ET live from Lowell Memorial Auditorium in Lowell, Mass.
Saturday’s coverage is highlighted by a welterweight bout between Danny “Bhoy” O’Connor (26-2, 10 KOs), and Gabriel “Tito” Bracero (23-2, 4 KOs).
PBC on NBC this Saturday also includes a bout between undefeated knockout specialist Jonathan “Salomon King” Guzman (19-0, 19 KOs) and New England native Danny Aquino (17-2, 10 KOs); and rising prospect Ryan “The Polish Prince” Kielczweski (23-1, 7 KOs) from Quincy, Mass., against Brooklyn’s Rafael “Dynamite” Vazquez (16-1, 13 KOs) in a featherweight bout.
Kenny Rice (blow-by-blow announce) joins “Sugar” Ray Leonard and B.J. Flores to call the action, with Paul Burmeister reporting from ring-side.
SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL
Sunday Night Football heads to MetLife Stadium when the New York Giants host the San Francisco 49ers this Sunday at 8:20 p.m. ET on NBC. Coverage begins with Football Night In America at 7 p.m. ET on NBC.
Calling the action live from MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J., is Al Michaels (play-by-play) alongside Cris Collinsworth (analyst). Joining Michaels and Collinsworth is Michele Tafoya, who will report from the sidelines.
Bob Costas will host Football Night In America reporting live alongside Hines Ward from New Jersey at 7 p.m. ET on NBC. Joining Costas and Ward from NBC Sports Group’s International Broadcast Center in Stamford, Conn., is co-host Dan Patrick, Tony Dungy, Rodney Harrison and Peter King. Kathryn Tappen will report from AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, on the Patriots-Cowboys game.
NBC Sports Group’s live tournament coverage this weekend features The Presidents Cup, the Champions Tour SAS Championship, the Sime Darby LPGA Malaysia and the European Tour British Masters.
Live coverage of The Presidents Cup begins today at 6 p.m. ET on Golf Channel, and continues Saturday at 9:30 ET on Golf Channel. Day Three will replay on Saturday at 12 p.m. ET on NBC, and Day Four will re-air on Sunday at 12 p.m. ET on NBC.
Coverage of the Sime Darby LPGA Malaysia begins Saturday at 11 a.m. ET on Golf Channel, and concludes Sunday at 12 p.m. ET on Golf Channel
Live coverage of the British Masters airs Saturday and Sunday at 8 a.m. ET on Golf Channel.
Dan Hicks (play-by-play) and Johnny Miller (analyst) will host Golf Channel’s coverage of The President’s Cup from Incheon, South Korea. Joining Hicks and Millers are Gary Koch, Peter Jacobsen and Tom Abbott from the Tower. Roger Maltbie, Notah Begay, Jerry Foltz and Curt Byrum will contribute from the course.
Brian Hammons (play-by-play) and Lanny Wadkins (analyst) host Golf Channel’s coverage of the SAS Championship from Cary, N.C. Joining Hammons and Wadkins are John Mahaffey and Dave Marr from the tower, and Billy Ray Brown (on course).
Peter Donegan (play-by-play) along with analysts Sandra MacKenzie and Kate Burton will host Golf Channel’s coverage of the Sime Darby LPGA Malaysia from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Dougie Donnelly (play-by-play) along with analysts Ken Brown and Warren Humphreys will host Golf Channel’s coverage of the British Masters from Woburn Golf Club in Milton Keynes, Eng. Joining Donnelly, Brown and Humphreys are Mike Ritz (studio host) and Jay Towsend (on-course).