FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, March 2nd, 2017
NBC SPORTS GROUP’S 2017 CYCLING COVERAGE CONTINUES WITH THE PARIS-NICE BEGINNING THIS SUNDAY, MAR. 5, LIVE AT 9:25 AM ET ON NBC SPORTS GOLD
Exclusive, Commercial-Free Digital Coverage of all Eight Stages Available on NBC Sports Gold Premium App
NBCSN to Present Daily Encore Coverage Beginning Monday at 2 a.m. ET with Stage 1
STAMFORD, Conn. – March 2, 2017 – NBC Sports Group continues its 2017 cycling schedule with live coverage of all eight stages of the 2017 Paris-Nice on NBC Sports Gold, beginning with Stage 1 this Sunday, Mar. 5, at 9:25 a.m. ET. NBCSN will present daily encore coverage of the race, beginning Monday, Mar. 6, at 2 a.m. ET with Stage 1. NBC Sports Gold’s daily live coverage of the Paris-Nice culminates on Sunday, Mar. 12, at 9:25 a.m. ET.
Two-time Paris-Nice winner Richie Porte (BMC Racing), who won the Santos Tour Down Under in January, headlines the field. He will be joined by Alberto Contador (Trek-Segafredo), one of only six riders in cycling history to have won all three Grand Tours; Alejandro Valverde (Movistar), a Vuelta a Espana and three-time Liège–Bastogne–Liège winner; and 2016 Tour de France runner-up Romain Bardet (Ag2r-La Mondiale).
Paul Sherwen will call the action for the 2017 Paris-Nice, joined by analyst Bob Roll.
NBC SPORTS GOLD
NBC Sports Gold — NBC Sports Group’s premium-subscription product for desktops, mobile devices, tablets, and connected TVs — will offer viewers exclusive, live, commercial-free, streaming coverage of the 2017 Paris-Nice.
In addition to live video streaming, viewers will have access to full stage video replays and highlights. The NBC Sports Gold app is available on Apple iOS, Android, Roku, Apple TV V4, Amazon Fire TV, and Chromecast.
NBC Sports Gold’s annual cycling package, features live coverage of all 21 stages of the Grand Tour races Tour de France and Vuelta a España, Monument Classics including Paris-Roubaix and Liége-Bastogne-Liége, and 10 additional races. Fans can visit NBCSportsGold.com now to purchase NBC Sports Gold at a discounted rate of $19.99 for the Paris-Nice and the remaining portion of the 2016-17 cycling season (March-June).
NBC SPORTS APP: The NBC Sports app — NBC Sports Group’s live streaming product for desktops, mobile devices, tablets, and connected TVs — will stream coverage on NBCSN 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 app is available on Apple iOS, Android and select Samsung devices, as well as on Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Chromecast, Comcast’s X1, Roku, Win10, and Xbox.
Both the NBC Sports app and NBC Sports Gold are powered by Playmaker Media, NBC Sports Digital’s technology service which provides end-to-end support for companies in need of best-in-class live streaming and VOD solutions.
NBC SPORTS GROUP’S PARIS-NICE SCHEDULE (subject to change, all times ET):
|Sun., Mar 5||9:25 a.m.||Stage 1: Bois-d’Arcy / Bois-d’Arcy||NBC Sports Gold|
|Mon., Mar. 6||2 a.m.||Stage 1: Bois-d’Arcy / Bois-d’Arcy||NBCSN|
|Mon., Mar. 6||9:20 a.m.||Stage 2: Rochefort-en-Yvelines / Amilly||NBC Sports Gold|
|Tues., Mar. 7||2 a.m.||Stage 2: Rochefort-en-Yvelines / Amilly||NBCSN|
|Tues., Mar. 7||9:20 a.m.||Stage 3: Chablis / Chalon-sur-Saône||NBC Sports Gold|
|Weds., Mar. 8||2 a.m.||Stage 3: Chablis / Chalon-sur-Saône||NBCSN|
|Weds., Mar. 8||9:20 a.m.||Stage 4: Beaujeu / Mont Brouilly||NBC Sports Gold|
|Thurs., Mar. 9||2 a.m.||Stage 4: Beaujeu / Mont Brouilly||NBCSN|
|Thurs., Mar. 9||9:20 a.m.||Stage 5: Quincié-en-Beaujolais / Bourg-de-Péage||NBC Sports Gold|
|Fri., Mar. 10||2 a.m.||Stage 5: Quincié-en-Beaujolais / Bourg-de-Péage||NBCSN|
|Fri., Mar. 10||9:20 a.m.||Stage 6: Aubagne / Fayence||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Mar. 11||2 a.m.||Stage 6: Aubagne / Fayence||NBCSN|
|Sat., Mar. 11||10:10 a.m.||Stage 7: Nice / Col de la Couillole||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sun., Mar. 12||1 a.m.||Stage 7: Nice / Col de la Couillole||NBCSN|
|Sun., Mar. 12||10:25a.m.||Stage 8: Nice / Nice||NBC Sports Gold|
|Mon., Mar. 13||1 a.m.||Stage 8: Nice / Nice||NBCSN|
REMAINDER OF NBC SPORTS GOLD’S 2016-17 CYCLING PACKAGE:
Paris-Nice, March 5 – 12, 2017
Paris-Roubaix, April 9, 2017
La Fléche Wallonne, April 19, 2017
Liège-Bastogne- Liège, April 23, 2017
Tour de Yorkshire, April 28 – 30, 2017
Amgen Tour of California, May 14 – 20, 2017
Critérium du Dauphiné, June 4 – 11, 2017
Tour de Suisse, June 10 – 18, 2017
–NBC SPORTS GROUP–