FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, May 5th, 2016
NBCSN AND NBC SPORTS LIVE EXTRA PRESENT COVERAGE OF U.S. ROWING TEAM TRIALS THIS WEEKEND
NBCSN’s Coverage Begins Sunday at 5 p.m. ET
NBC Sports Live Extra to Provide Streaming Coverage
NBC Olympics to Present 76 Hours of U.S. Olympic Trials Coverage, Including More Than 60 Hours in Primetime
STAMFORD, Conn. – May 5, 2016 – NBCSN will present exclusive coverage of the U.S. Rowing Team Trials this Sunday at 5 p.m. ET, part of NBC Olympics’ 76 hours of Trials coverage on NBC and NBCSN leading into the Games of the XXXI Olympiad in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
NBCSN’s coverage on Sunday will showcase the finals in several events from the U.S. Rowing Team Trials, which took place in Sarasota, Fla., in late April. 2012 Olympian Gevvie Stone, who entered the Team Trials aiming to make her second Olympic team in the women’s single sculls event, will headline a number of potential Olympians featured during Sunday’s coverage.
NBC Sports Live Extra – NBC Sports Group’s live streaming product for desktops, mobile devices, tablets, and connected TVs – will provide comprehensive streaming coverage of the U.S. Rowing Team Trials.
Leigh Diffey handles the play-by-play coverage of the U.S. Rowing Team Trials alongside Mary Whipple, a two-time Olympic gold medalist at the 2008 and 2012 Summer Games.
This weekend’s Trials coverage is part of 76 hours of U.S. Olympic Trials on NBC and NBCSN, including more than 60 hours of coverage in primetime. NBC Olympics’ Trials coverage spans nine sports – swimming, track and field, gymnastics, diving, rowing, wrestling, water polo, field hockey, and volleyball. Click here for more information on NBC Olympics’ comprehensive U.S. Olympic Trials coverage.
NBC SPORTS LIVE EXTRA
All of NBC Olympics’ U.S. Trials coverage will be streamed on NBC Sports Live Extra via “TV Everywhere,” giving consumers additional value 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, Apple TV and Amazon Fire.