FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, June 12th, 2015
NBC SPORTS GROUP ANNOUNCES TELECAST SCHEDULE FOR 2015 NATIONAL PRO GRID LEAGUE COVERAGE
Coverage Begins Tuesday, July 14 at 6:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN
2015 NPGL Championship to Air Tuesday, October 6 at 9 p.m. ET on NBCSN
NBCSN to Present More Than 24 Hours of Coverage
Stamford, Conn. – June 12, 2015 – NBC Sports Group and The National Pro Grid League (NPGL), announced today the telecast schedule for the 2015 season. NBC Sports Group’s coverage will begin Tuesday, July 14, at 6:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN from the San Jose Convention Center in San Jose, California. In all, NBC and NBCSN will combine to present more than 24 hours of coverage featuring all eight NPGL teams.
Earlier this year, NBC Sports Group renewed its partnership with the NPGL to provide coverage of five regular-season matches and all seven playoffs matches on NBCSN. In addition, NBCSN will present the 2015 NPGL Championship on October 6 at 9 p.m. ET. An encore presentation of the NPGL Championship will air Sunday, January 3 at 1 p.m. ET on NBC.
GRID is the world’s first professional spectator sport with two co-ed teams racing head-to-head in a two-hour skills contest. GRID skill competitions feature a variety of weightlifting, body-weight elements, and endurance tests.
The NPGL features eight teams: Los Angeles Reign, New York Rhinos, Boston Iron, DC Brawlers, Phoenix Rise, Miami Surge, San Francisco Fire and Baltimore Anthem.
2015 National Pro Grid League TELEVISION SCHEDULE
|July 14||6:30 p.m.||Boston Iron vs. DC Brawlers||NBCSN|
|July 15||6:30 p.m.||Miami Surge vs. Los Angeles Reign||NBCSN|
|July 21||6:30 p.m.||New York Rhinos vs. Baltimore Anthem||NBCSN|
|July 22||6:30 p.m.||Phoenix Rise vs. San Francisco Fire||NBCSN|
|September 1||7:30 p.m.||New York Rhinos vs. DC Brawlers||NBCSN|
|September 11||11 a.m.||Western Conference Quarterfinal (No. 1 vs. No. 4)||NBCSN|
|September 11||12:30 p.m.||Western Conference Quarterfinal (No. 2 vs. No. 3)||NBCSN|
|September 25||11 a.m.||Eastern Conference Quarterfinal (No. 1 vs. No. 4)||NBCSN|
|September 25||12:30 p.m.||Eastern Conference Quarterfinal (No. 2 vs. No. 3)||NBCSN|
|October 1||9 p.m.||Western Conference Semifinal||NBCSN|
|October 1||10:30 p.m.||Eastern Conference Semifinal||NBCSN|
|October 6||9 p.m.||NPGL Championship||NBCSN|
|January 3||1 p.m.||NPGL Championship (Encore)||NBC|
GRID is the world’s first professional spectator sport with two co-ed teams racing head-to-head in a two-hour match. It incorporates speed, skill and strategy in a test of endurance through a variety of weightlifting and body-weight elements. GRID has eight NPGL teams: Los Angeles Reign, New York Rhinos, Boston Iron, DC Brawlers, Phoenix Rise, Miami Surge, San Francisco Fire and Baltimore Anthem.
–NBC SPORTS GROUP–