FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, August 4th, 2016
“SPORTS JEOPARDY!” WITH DAN PATRICK TO DEBUT ON NBCSN THIS SATURDAY, AUGUST 6 AT MIDNIGHT ET
Sports Jeopardy! to Air Following Nightly Coverage of Rio Olympics
New Episodes of Sports Quiz Show Debut on Crackle Every Wednesday
Stamford, Conn. – August 4, 2016 – Sports Jeopardy!, the critically acclaimed 30-minute sports quiz show hosted by Emmy Award-winning sportscaster Dan Patrick, will debut on NBCSN this Saturday, August 6 at midnight ET, following the network’s nightly coverage of the Rio Olympics. Sports Jeopardy! will air each evening on NBCSN, for two consecutive weeks, until the conclusion of the Rio Games. As was announced in April, NBC Sports Group has acquired the exclusive television rights to the series, which airs originally on Crackle, Sony’s streaming network.
Following a brief hiatus, Sports Jeopardy! will return to NBCSN in the fall of 2016 and air weekly on Wednesday nights, immediately following the network’s coverage of NHL Wednesday Night Rivalry. Sports Jeopardy! episodes airing on NBCSN in the fall will include categories and clues featuring NBC Sports commentators, as well as highlights of NBC Sports Group’s live events.
The multi-year agreement between NBC Sports Group and Crackle includes more than 100 existing episodes of Sports Jeopardy!. The NBC Sports App, NBC Sports Group’s live streaming product, will also stream episodes that are televised on NBCSN.
Seasons one and two of Sports Jeopardy! are currently streaming on Crackle. New episodes premiere every Wednesday on the streaming network.
Sports Jeopardy! is executive produced by Harry Friedman and the multiple-Emmy Award winning team behind Jeopardy! Sports Jeopardy! is produced by Sony Pictures Television, a Sony Pictures Entertainment company.
NBCSN, part of the NBC Sports Group, is dedicated to serving passionate sports fans. Now in nearly 85 million homes, the Emmy Award-winning network is the cable television home of the Summer and Winter Olympics, National Hockey League (NHL) – including two games of the Stanley Cup Final — NASCAR, Premier League, Formula One, IndyCar, Tour de France, and America’s Cup. In addition, NBCSN features college football, college basketball, college hockey, cycling, outdoor programming, horse racing surrounding the Triple Crown and Breeders’ Cup, Ironman, the AVP Tour and USA Sevens Rugby. The network is also home to original programs such as NFL Turning Point, Pro Football Talk, The Dan Patrick Show, and NASCAR America. NBCSN is distributed via cable systems and satellite operators throughout the United States.
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–NBC SPORTS GROUP–