Friday, November 11th, 2016



(All times ET)

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Friday, November 11th

1:30 p.m. on NBCSN – NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Practice – Phoenix

4:30 p.m. on NBCSN – NASCAR Xfinity Series Final Practice – Phoenix

6 p.m. on NBCSN – NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Qualifying – Phoenix

8 p.m. on NBCSN – Ivy League Football – Harvard @ Penn

Saturday, November 12th

11 a.m. on NBCSN – Formula One Qualifying – Brazil

2 p.m. on NBC – Red Bull Series “Rampage”

3 p.m. on NBCSN – NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Practice – Phoenix

3:30 p.m. on NBC – Notre Dame Football – Notre Dame vs. Army

4 p.m. on NBCSN – NASCAR Xfinity Series Qualifying – Phoenix

5:30 p.m. on NBCSN – NASCAR America

6 p.m. on NBCSN – NASCAR Spring Cup Series Final Practice – Phoenix

7 p.m. on NBCSN – NASCAR Xfinity Series Countdown to Green – Phoenix

7:30 p.m. on NBCSN – NASCAR Xfinity Series Race – Phoenix

10 p.m. on NBCSN – NASCAR Xfinity Series Post Race – Phoenix

Sunday, November 13th

10 a.m. on NBCSN – Formula One Pre Race – Brazil

10:30 a.m. on NBCSN – Formula One Race – Brazil

1 p.m. on NBCSN – Formula One Extra – Brazil

1:30 p.m. on NBC – NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Countdown to Green – Phoenix

2:30 p.m. on NBC – NASCAR Spring Cup Series Race – Phoenix

4:30 p.m. on NBCSN – ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating – France

6 p.m. on NBCSN – NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Post Race – Phoenix

6:30 p.m. on NBCSN – NASCAR Victory Lap

7 p.m. on NBC – Football Night in America

8:20 p.m. on NBC – Sunday Night Football – Seattle Seahawks @ New England Patriots

9:30 p.m. on NBCSN – ISU Short Track World Cup – Salt Lake City, UT


NBC Sports presents the first rematch of one of the most dramatic Super Bowls in modern history this week on Sunday Night Football, when Tom Brady and the first-place New England Patriots host Russell Wilson and the NFC West-leading Seattle Seahawks. Coverage begins with Football Night in America this Sunday, November 13, at 7 p.m. ET on NBC.

Calling Seahawks-Patriots are Al Michaels (play-by-play), Cris Collinsworth; and sideline reporter Michele Tafoya.

NBC’s coverage of Sunday Night Football is led by producer Fred Gaudelli and director Drew Esocoff.

Football Night in America, the most-watched weekly studio show in sports, is hosted by Mike Tirico, who will report on-site from Foxboro Stadium in Foxboro, Mass., and Dan Patrick, who will host from NBC Sports Group’s International Broadcast Center in Stamford, Conn. Patrick is joined Tony Dungy Rodney Harrison, and Mike Florio of NBC Sports’ ProFootballTalkPaul Burmeister will report from Heinz Field in Pittsburgh, Pa., on the Cowboys-Steelers game.


NBC Sports heads to “The Grand Canyon State” for complete coverage of the penultimate races of the 2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup and XFINITY Series seasons from Phoenix International Raceway. NBCSN presents the final XFINITY race in the Round of 8 Saturday at 7 p.m. ET. Daniel Suárez, Elliott Sadler, Erik Jones and Blake Koch stand above the cutline all seeking their first XFINITY Championship title. NBC Sports’ Sprint Cup race coverage begins Sunday at 1:30 p.m. ET as NBC presents the final cut race in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup. Before Sunday’s green flag falls, pre-race coverage includes a look at Jimmie Johnson’s storied career and quest for a historic seventh title.

Race announcer Rick Allen calls this weekend’s action alongside analysts Steve Letarte and Jeff Burton. Pre- and post-race coverage is handled by host Krista Voda, and analysts Kyle Petty and Dale JarrettMarty Snider, Mike MassaroDave Burns and Kelli Stavast report from pit road. Rutledge Wood contributes to on-site coverage on Saturday and Sunday.

Notre Dame

NBC Sports Group continues its 26th season of Notre Dame Football on NBC this Saturday at 3:30 p.m. ET, when the Fighting Irish host the Army Black Knights in the 2016 Shamrock Series at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas.

Dan Hicks calls Saturday’s game alongside Doug Flutie, and sideline reporter Kathryn Tappen.

Liam McHugh will host halftime coverage on NBC. McHugh will be joined Dhani Jones.

Formula 1

Mercedes’ Nico Rosberg can capture the 2016 Formula One drivers’ championship with a strong performance at the Brazilian Grand Prix this Sunday at 10:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN.

Leigh Diffey will call this weekend’s action, and will be joined by David Hobbs, and Steve Matchett. Will Buxton will report on-site from Autódromo José Carlos Pace in São Paulo, Brazil.