FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, March 1st, 2018
NBC SPORTS GROUP’S 2018 CYCLING COVERAGE CONTINUES WITH THE PARIS-NICE BEGINNING THIS SUNDAY, MAR. 4, LIVE AT 9:20 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 Sunday at 11 p.m. ET with Stage 1
STAMFORD, Conn. – March 1, 2018 – NBC Sports Group continues its 2018 cycling schedule with live coverage of all eight stages of the 2018 Paris-Nice on NBC Sports Gold, beginning with Stage 1 this Sunday, Mar. 4, at 9:20 a.m. ET. NBCSN will present daily encore coverage of the race, beginning Sunday at 11 p.m. ET with Stage 1. NBC Sports Gold’s daily live coverage of the Paris-Nice culminates on Sunday, Mar. 11, at 7:40 a.m. ET.
Defending champion Sergio Henao (Team Sky) headlines the field, joined by teammate Wout Poels, American Tejay van Garderen (BMC Racing), and Dan Martin (UAE Team Emirates).
Paul Sherwen will call the action for the 2018 Paris-Nice on NBCSN, 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, coverage of the 2018 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, 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 additional races. Fans can visit NBCSportsGold.com now to purchase NBC Sports Gold for $29.99 for the Paris-Nice and the remaining portion of the 2017-18 cycling season (through June 2018).
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 2018 PARIS-NICE SCHEDULE (subject to change, all times ET):
|Sun., Mar 4||9:20 a.m.||Stage 1 (LIVE)||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sun., Mar 4||11 p.m.||Stage 1||NBCSN|
|Mon., Mar. 5||9:15 a.m.||Stage 2 (LIVE)||NBC Sports Gold|
|Tues., Mar. 6||2 a.m.||Stage 2||NBCSN|
|Tues., Mar. 6||9:15 a.m.||Stage 3 (LIVE)||NBC Sports Gold|
|Weds., Mar. 7||2 a..m.||Stage 3||NBCSN|
|Weds., Mar. 7||9:15 a.m.||Stage 4 (LIVE)||NBC Sports Gold|
|Thurs., Mar. 8||2 a.m.||Stage 4||NBCSN|
|Thurs., Mar. 8||9:55 a.m.||Stage 5 (LIVE)||NBC Sports Gold|
|Thurs., Mar. 8||Midnight||Stage 5||NBCSN|
|Fri., Mar. 9||9:15 a.m.||Stage 6 (LIVE)||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Mar. 10||2 a.m.||Stage 6||NBCSN|
|Sat., Mar. 10||7:35 a.m.||Stage 7 (LIVE)||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Mar. 10||7 p.m.||Stage 7||NBCSN|
|Sun., Mar. 11||7:40 a.m.||Stage 8 (LIVE)||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sun., Mar. 11||4:30 p.m.||Stage 8||NBCSN|
Remaining Events in NBC Sports Gold “Cycling Pass” 2017-18 Schedule:
Volta a Catalunya March 20 – 26, 2018
Paris-Roubaix April 8, 2018
La Fleche Wallonne April 18, 2018
Liège-Bastogne-Liège April 22, 2018
Amgen Tour of California May 13-19, 2018
Critérium du Dauphiné June 3-10, 2018
–NBC SPORTS GROUP–