FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, October 10th, 2017
“CURLING NIGHT IN AMERICA” RETURNS FOR FOURTH SEASON ON NBCSN TONIGHT FOLLOWING NHL COVERAGE
Eight-Episode Television Event Features Teams from United States, China, Japan and Scotland in Men’s, Women’s and Mixed Doubles Competitions
“Tuesday Night is Curling Night” – Curling Night in America Episodes to Air on Tuesday Nights, Following NHL Coverage on NBCSN
STAMFORD, Conn. – October 10, 2017 – Curling Night in America returns for a fourth consecutive season tonight at 1 a.m. ET/10 p.m. PT on NBCSN, immediately following NHL coverage.
NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app – NBC Sports Group’s live streaming platforms for desktops, mobile devices, tablets, and connected TVs – will provide live streaming coverage of all Curling Night in America telecasts.
Coverage of Olympic Sports on NBC Sports Group platforms is a presentation of the Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA.
CURLING NIGHT IN AMERICA – BEGINS TONIGHT AT 1 A.M. ET/10 P.M. PT ON NBCSN
Curling Night in America features Team USA, as well as China, Japan, and Scotland, and includes one men’s, women’s and mixed doubles team from each nation competing in round-robin tournaments. A points system will be used to determine a winner in each division (men’s, women’s, and mixed doubles), as well as an overall champion.
The Team USA men’s rink is skipped by Heath McCormick, while the Team USA women’s rink is skipped by Jamie Sinclair, who was skip of the winning teams at this year’s U.S. Women’s and Mixed Doubles National Championships. The sibling team of Becca Hamilton and Matt Hamilton represent Team USA in the mixed doubles competition.
Last season, Team USA went 12-6 across all competitions to win the American Cup on Curling Night in America.
Jason Knapp (play-by-play), 2006 Olympic bronze medalist Pete Fenson (analyst), and Trenni Kusnierek (reporter) provide commentary for all Curling Night in America telecasts. The event took place at Baxter Arena in Omaha, Neb., from Aug. 24-26.
Premiere telecasts of Curling Night in America will often air following live NHL coverage on Tuesday nights, with some beginning early Wednesday morning ET. Following is this year’s Curling Night in America telecast schedule on NBCSN:
|Tues., October 10||Team USA vs. Scotland – Men||1 a.m.*|
|Tues., October 17||Team USA vs. Scotland – Women||1 a.m.*|
|Tues., October 24||Team USA vs. China – Men||11 p.m.|
|Tues., October 31||Team USA vs. Japan – Women||7 p.m.|
|Tues., November 7||Team USA vs. Japan – Men||12:30 a.m.*|
|Tues., November 21||Team USA vs. Japan – Women
Team USA vs. China – Mixed Doubles
|Tues., November 28||Team USA vs. Japan – Mixed Doubles||11:30 p.m.|
|Tues., December 5||Team USA vs. Scotland – Mixed Doubles||1 a.m.*|
*late Tuesday/early Wednesday
CURLING ON NBCSPORTS.COM AND THE NBC SPORTS APP
NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app — NBC Sports Group’s live streaming platforms for desktops, mobile devices, tablets, and connected TVs — will provide streaming coverage of Curling Night in America via “TV Everywhere,” giving consumers additional value to for their subscription service, and making high quality content available to MVPD customers both in and out of the home and on multiple platforms.
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