FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, May 4th, 2017
2017 AMGEN TOUR OF CALIFORNIA PREVIEW SHOW THIS SUNDAY, MAY 7, AT 4 PM ET ON NBCSN
Show will be streamed with NBC Sports Gold’s “Cycling Pass” as well as on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app
Race Coverage Begins with Stage 1 on Sunday, May 14, at 3:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN
STAMFORD, Conn. – May 4, 2017 – NBCSN will kick off coverage of the 2017 Amgen Tour of California with a one-hour preview show hosted by Steve Schlanger this Sunday, May 7, at 4 p.m. ET. The show will also be streamed with NBC Sports Gold’s “Cycling Pass,” as well as on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app.
NBC Sports Group will present daily live race coverage of the 2017 Amgen Tour of California, beginning Sunday, May 14, at 3:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN and culminating with the final stage on Sunday, May 20 at 3 p.m. ET on NBC.
The Amgen Tour of California covers 575 miles of California’s scenic terrain, with this year’s course beginning in Sacramento, and weaving through Modesto, San Jose, Pismo Beach, Morro Bay, Santa Barbara, Santa Clarita, Ontario, Mt. Baldy, and Mountain High to before concluding in Pasadena.
Full programming information will be released next week.
NBC SPORTS GOLD
NBC Sports Gold — NBC Sports Group’s premium-subscription product for desktops, mobile devices, tablets, and connected TVs — will offer viewers live, commercial-free, streaming of the 2017 Amgen Tour of California.
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, Apple TV V4, Amazon Fire TV, and Chromecast.
NBC Sports Gold’s annual “Cycling Pass” features live coverage of all 21 stages of the Grand Tour races Tour de France and Vuelta a España, Monument Classics including the Paris-Robaix, and many additional races. Fans can visit NBCSportsGold.com now to purchase the “Cycling Pass” at a discounted rate of $19.99 for the Amgen Tour of California, and the remaining portion of the 2016-17 cycling season (May-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.
REMAINDER OF NBC SPORTS GOLD’S 2016-17 “CYCLING PASS”:
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–