NBC SPORTS GROUP’S “TOUR PASS” – JULY 16
STAMFORD, Conn. – July 16, 2015 – “Tour Pass” on NBC Sports Group Press Box provides a quick, daily overview of Tour de France coverage, plus information and highlights. It will be published weekdays to preview the nightly Tour Primetime show on NBCSN, featuring a look at the day’s most compelling action with new analysis, interviews, and updates. On Fridays, a weekend edition will be posted.
Coverage of the Tour de France will be presented on NBC and NBCSN. For more information on NBC Sports Group’s overall Tour de France coverage, click here.
Tonight’s Tour Primetime will feature coverage of Stage 12, Lannemezan to Plateau de Beille, and an exclusive interview with overall race leader Chris Froome (Team Sky). In addition, coverage will include a preview of Stage 13 from Muret to Rodez, along with a new episode of ‘Ask Bobke,’ as analyst Bob Roll answers questions submitted by fans on Facebook.
Live coverage continues tomorrow, Friday, July 17, at 8:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN with Stage 13 from Muret to Rodez.
|Thurs., July 16||8 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.||Stage 12: Lannemezan to Plateau de Beille (Tour Primetime)||NBCSN|
|Fri., July 17||8:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.||Stage 13: Muret to Rodez (LIVE)||NBCSN|
|Fri., July 17||8 p.m. – 11 p.m.||Stage 13: Muret to Rodez (Tour Primetime)||NBCSN|
Phil Liggett and Paul Sherwen, the voices of cycling, call the race action for the live shows with reporters Steve Schlanger, Jenna Corrado, and Steve Porino (‘inside-the-race’). Todd Harris hosts nightly studio coverage with analyst Bob Roll, and former professional cyclists and analysts Christian Vande Velde and Jens Voigt, who makes his Tour de France debut for NBC Sports Group.
TOUR PRIMETIME ON NBCSN
Tour Primetime will air nightly on NBCSN throughout the Tour. The show will take a look at the day’s stage with comprehensive analysis, insights and the most compelling storylines. Highlighting Tour Primetime will be a full replay of the day’s exciting race action complemented by fresh, post-race interviews with riders, telestrator analysis, and strategy segments.
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