STAMFORD, Conn. – July 22, 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 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 17 from Digne-les-Bains to Pra Loup, the latest on American Tejay van Garderen, and an interview with Stage 17 runner- up, American Andrew Talansky. In addition, coverage will include a look back at the day Eddy Merckx’s reign over the Tour ended with a finish in Pra Loup 40 years ago.
Live coverage continues tomorrow, Thursday, July 23, at 8 a.m. ET on NBCSN with Stage 18 from Gap to Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne.
|Wed., July 22||8 p.m. – 11 p.m.||Stage 17: Digne-les-Bains to Pra Loup (Tour Primetime)||NBCSN|
|Thurs., July 23||8 a.m. – Noon||Stage 18: Gap to Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne (LIVE)||NBCSN|
|Thurs., July 23||8 p.m. – 11p.m.||Stage 18: Gap to Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne (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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