FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, July 10th, 2018
INTERVIEWS WITH STAGE 4 WINNER FERNANDO GAVIRIA, PETER SAGAN & YELLOW JERSEY-HOLDER GREG VAN AVERMAET IN PRIMETIME COVERAGE OF THE 105th TOUR DE FRANCE TONIGHT AT 8 P.M. ET ON NBCSN
NBC and NBCSN to Feature Live Coverage of All 21 Stages of Tour de France
Live, Commercial-Free Coverage Of Every Stage from Start to Finish and Exclusive Features Available with NBC Sports Gold ‘s “Cycling Pass”
STAMFORD, Conn. – July 10, 2018 – NBC Sports continues its record 365+ hours of live, primetime, and encore coverage of the 105th Tour de France, across NBC, NBCSN, and the NBC Sports Gold app with Tour Primetime tonight at 8 p.m. ET on NBCSN.
Tonight’s Tour Primetime show will have an edition of “Ask Bobke,” where analyst Bob Roll will explain why the riders sign in each morning and how the Tour riders of today would stand up against the great Eddy Merckx. The show will include interviews with from Stage 4 winner, Fernando Gaviria, his second stage win this Tour; Peter Sagan, Stage 4 runner-up and green jersey leader; and yellow jersey-holder Greg Van Avermaet. In addition, Roll and analyst Christian Vande Velde will preview tomorrow’s Stage 5 and provide their predictions.
Live coverage of the Tour de France continues tomorrow, Wednesday, July 11, at 7:30 a.m. ET with Stage 5 from La Baule to Sarzeau. Live streaming coverage of Stage 5 will begin tomorrow at 6:10 a.m. ET on NBC Sports Gold.
|Tues., July 10||8 p.m.||Stage 4: La Baule / Sarzeau||NBCSN|
|Tues., July 10||Midnight||Stage 4: La Baule / Sarzeau||NBCSN|
|Wed., July 11||6:10 a.m.||Stage 5: Lorient / Quimper (LIVE)||NBC Sports Gold|
|Wed., July 11||7:30 a.m.||Tour de France Pre-Race Show||NBCSN|
|Wed., July 11||8 a.m.||Stage 5: Lorient / Quimper (LIVE)||NBCSN|
|Wed., July 11||Noon||Stage 5: Lorient / Quimper||NBCSN|
|Wed., July 11||2:30 p.m.||Stage 5: Lorient / Quimper||NBCSN|
|Wed., July 11||8 p.m.||Stage 5: Lorient / Quimper||NBCSN|
|Wed., July 11||Midnight||Stage 5: Lorient / Quimper||NBCSN|
Phil Liggett (play-by-play) and Paul Sherwen (analyst), the voices of cycling, will call the race action for NBC Sports’ coverage. The 105th Tour de France marks Liggett and Sherwen’s 33rd 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, post-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.
In addition to live TV coverage of the Tour de France, NBC Sports Digital will once again provide extensive digital coverage of all 21 stages of the race.
NBC SPORTS GOLD: NBC Sports Gold – NBC Sports Digital’s direct-to-consumer live streaming product – features live, commercial-free, start-to-finish coverage of every stage of the Tour de France, and includes two ways to watch — an ad-free World Feed with nearly 20 bonus hours of coverage, or the NBC Sports telecast feed featuring commentators Phil Liggett and Paul Sherwen.
NBC Sports Gold’s live stream of the 2018 Tour de France also includes access to a live GPS tracking map to follow the riders’ progress, an enhanced interactive map for each stage, the ability to pause the video, full stage video replay, highlights, and short‐form video clips, and more.
Click here for more information and the full Tour de France schedule.
–NBC SPORTS GROUP–