FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, July 14th, 2017
TONIGHT’S TOUR DE FRANCE “TOUR PRIMETIME” FEATURES EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEWS WITH CHRIS FROOME, DAN MARTIN & MORE AT 8 PM ET ON NBCSN
NBC Sports Group’s Tour de France “Tour Pass” – July 14
Live Tour de France Coverage Continues Tomorrow at 7:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN
Live, Commercial-Free Coverage Of Every Stage from Start to Finish – 30+ Bonus Hours of Coverage – and Exclusive Features Available with NBC Sports Gold ‘s “Cycling Pass”
STAMFORD, Conn. – July 14, 2017 – NBC Sports Group’s more than 280 hours of live, primetime, and encore coverage of the 104th Tour de France continues tonight at 8 p.m. ET with Tour Primetime on NBCSN. Tour Primetime airs each weeknight during the Tour de France and features a look at the day’s most compelling action with new analysis, interviews, and updates.
Tonight’s Tour Primetime will feature coverage of Stage 13 from Saint Girons to Foix, and interviews with Team Sky General Manager Dave Brailsford, Chris Froome, who currently sits second in the overall standings, six seconds behind leader Fabio Aru, and Dan Martin who is sixth place in the overall standings.
Weekend coverage of the Tour de France continues tomorrow, Saturday, July 15, at 7:30 a.m. ET with Stage 14 from Blagnac to Rodez. Live streaming coverage of Stage 14 will begin tomorrow at 6:55 a.m. ET on NBC Sports Gold. Coverage of Stage 15 from Laissac-Sévérac l’Église to Le Puy-en-Velay on Sunday, July 16, begins at 7 a.m. ET on NBCSN and 6:55 a.m. ET on NBC Sports Gold.
|Fri., July 14||8 p.m.||Stage 13: Saint Girons – Foix||NBCSN|
|Fri., July 14||Midnight||Stage 13: Saint Girons – Foix||NBCSN|
|Sat., July 15||6:55 a.m.||Stage 14: Blagnac – Rodez (LIVE)||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., July 15||7:30 a.m.||Tour de France Pre-Race Show||NBCSN|
|Sat., July 15||8 a.m.||Stage 14: Blagnac – Rodez (LIVE)||NBCSN|
|Sat., July 15||8 p.m.||Stage 14: Blagnac – Rodez||NBCSN|
|Sat., July 15||Midnight||Stage 14: Blagnac – Rodez||NBCSN|
|Sun., July 16||6:55 a.m.||Stage 15: Laissac-Sévérac l’Église – Le Puy-en-Velay (LIVE)||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sun., July 16||7 a.m.||Tour de France Pre-Race Show||NBCSN|
|Sun., July 16||7:30 a.m.||Stage 15: Laissac-Sévérac l’Église – Le Puy-en-Velay (LIVE)||NBCSN|
|Sun., July 16||11:30 p.m.||Stage 15: Laissac-Sévérac l’Église – Le Puy-en-Velay||NBCSN|
Phil Liggett (play-by-play) and Paul Sherwen (analyst), the voices of cycling, call the race action for NBC Sports Group’s coverage. The 104th Tour de France marks Liggett and Sherwen’s 32nd year calling the race together. Liggett and Sherwen will be joined in France by former professional cyclist and analyst Jens Voigt. Voigt won the Critérium International a record five times, and has two Tour de France stage wins. Paul Burmeister will host daily pre-race and primetime studio coverage, along with former professional cyclist and analyst Christian Vande Velde and analyst Bob Roll. Steve Schlanger and Steve Porino (‘Inside-the-Race’) will serve as reporters.
For more information on NBC Sports Group’s overall Tour de France coverage, click here.
In addition to live linear coverage of the Tour de France, NBC Sports Group will once again provide extensive digital coverage of all 21 stages of the race.
NBC Sports Gold – NBC Sports Digital’s direct-to-consumer live streaming product – will present expanded coverage of the 2017 Tour de France with its 2017-18 “Cycling Pass,” offering every stage from start to finish for the first time ever, including more than 30 hours of exclusive HD bonus coverage, live and commercial-free. NBC Sports Gold’s presentation marks the first time ever that U.S. video coverage of the event begins prior to 6 a.m. ET, as the “Cycling Pass” start times are as early as 4:50 a.m. ET.
The “Cycling Pass,” which gives fans in the U.S. access to more than 25 races from July 2017 through June 2018, can be purchased in advance of the 2017 Tour de France for $39.99 by visiting NBCSportsGold.com.
With the “Cycling Pass,” fans will be able to catch every moment from the first pedal to the last.
While streaming live coverage, viewers will also have access to a live GPS tracking map to follow the riders’ progress, an enhanced interactive map for each stage, full stage video replay, highlights, short‐form video clips, and the ability to pause the video.
–NBC SPORTS GROUP–