FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, February 18th, 2016
OLYMPIANS GRACIE GOLD & MIRAI NAGASU HIGHLIGHT 2016 ISU FOUR CONTINENTS FIGURE SKATING CHAMPIONSHIPS THIS SAT. AT 4 PM ET ON NBC
Coverage Begins Today at 3 p.m. ET on Universal HD
Coverage Available on NBC Sports Live Extra
STAMFORD, Conn. – February 18, 2016 – NBC Sports Group presents coverage of the 2016 ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championships from Taipei City, Chinese Taipei, this week, including coverage of the ladies’ free skate this Saturday, Feb. 20, at 4 p.m. ET on NBC. In addition, Universal HD presents coverage of the event beginning today at 3 p.m. ET with the ladies’ short program, and NBCSN presents coverage of the men’s free skate Sunday night, Feb. 21, at midnight ET.
Headlining the U.S. Team are two-time U.S. champion Gracie Gold, 2008 U.S. champion Mirai Nagasu, and 2013 U.S. champion Max Aaron. Three-time World champion Patrick Chan of Canada, 2015 World Junior champion Shoma Uno of Japan, and World silver medalist Satoko Miyahara of Japan highlight the international field.
Three-time U.S. champion Johnny Weir, 1998 Olympic gold medalist Tara Lipinski, and Andrea Joyce will host coverage of the event on NBC and NBCSN. 2014 Olympic ice dance gold medalist Charlie White, three-time U.S. champion Michael Weiss, and Jason Horowitz will host coverage on Universal HD.
NBC Sports Group’s figure skating coverage (all times ET, subject to change):
|Thurs., Feb. 18||3 p.m.||Ladies’ short program||Universal HD|
|Fri., Feb. 19||12:30 p.m.||Free dance, men’s short program||Universal HD|
|Sat., Feb. 20||Noon||Pairs’ free skate||Universal HD|
|Sat., Feb. 20||4 p.m.||Ladies’ free skate, men’s short program||NBC|
|Sun., Feb. 21||Midnight||Men’s free skate||NBCSN|
|Fri., Feb. 26||Noon||Ladies’ free skate, men’s short program (NBC encore)||Universal HD|
NBC SPORTS LIVE EXTRA
NBC Sports Live Extra — NBC Sports Group’s live streaming product for desktops, mobile devices, tablets, and connected TVs — will stream coverage via “TV Everywhere,” giving consumers additional value to 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 Live Extra app is available on the iTunes App Store, Google Play, Windows Store, Roku Channel Store, Apple TV, and Amazon Fire. For desktops, NBC Sports Live Extra can be accessed at NBCSports.com/liveextra.
–NBC SPORTS GROUP–