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Thursday, July 19th, 2018
LEADING INTO CRUCIAL FINAL WEEK OF 105th TOUR DE FRANCE, NBC SPORTS’ LIVE COVERAGE CONTINUES WITH STAGES 13-15 THIS WEEKEND
Stage 13 Live Tomorrow at 7:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN, Stage 14 Live This Saturday at 7:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN & Stage 15 Live This Sunday at 7 a.m. ET on NBCSN
NBC and NBCSN Presents 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 19, 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 this weekend. Coverage continues tonight at 6 p.m. ET on NBCSN with Tour Primetime.
Tonight’s Tour Primetime will include a complete recap of Stage 12, and an edition of “Ask Bobke,” where analyst Bob Roll will explain what makes Alpe d’Huez – the location of Stage 12 – so legendary. In addition, Roll and analyst Christian Vande Velde will preview tomorrow’s Stage 13, and discuss who should be Team Sky’s leader and go for the Yellow Jersey.
Live coverage of the Tour de France continues tomorrow, Friday, July 20, at 7:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN with Stage 13 from Bourg d’Oisans to Valence. Live streaming coverage of Stage 13 will begin tomorrow at 7:20 a.m. ET on NBC Sports Gold.
On Saturday, July 21, NBCSN presents live coverage of Stage 14 from Saint-Paul-Trois-Châteaux to Mende at 7:30 a.m. ET, with livestreaming of Stage 14 beginning at 6:50 a.m. ET on NBC Sports Gold. Weekend action wraps up on Sunday, July 22, live at 7 a.m. ET on NBCSN and NBC Sports Gold with Stage 15 from Millau to Carcassonne.
NBC Sports Group’s 2018 Tour de France Schedule this weekend (subject to change, all times ET)***All live coverage on NBC and NBCSN is also available on NBC Sports Gold and the NBC Sports app:
|Thurs., July 19||6 p.m.||Stage 12: Bourg-Saint-Maurice Les Arcs / Alpe d’Huez||NBCSN|
|Thurs., July 19||1:30 a.m.||Stage 12: Bourg-Saint-Maurice Les Arcs / Alpe d’Huez||NBCSN|
|Fri., July 20||7:20 a.m.||Stage 13: Bourg d’Oisans / Valence (LIVE)||NBC Sports Gold|
|Fri., July 20||7:30 a.m.||Tour de France Pre-Race Show||NBCSN|
|Fri., July 20||8 a.m.||Stage 13: Bourg d’Oisans / Valence (LIVE)||NBCSN|
|Sat., July 21||1:30 a.m.||Stage 13: Bourg d’Oisans / Valence||NBCSN|
|Sat., July 21||6 a.m.||La Course by Le Tour de France||NBCSN|
|Sat., July 21||6:50 a.m.||Stage 14: Saint-Paul-Trois-Châteaux / Mende (LIVE)||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., July 21||7:30 a.m.||Tour de France Pre-Race Show||NBCSN|
|Sat., July 21||8 a.m.||Stage 14: Saint-Paul-Trois-Châteaux / Mende (LIVE)||NBCSN|
|Sun., July 22||7 a.m.||Stage 15: Millau / Carcassonne (LIVE)||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sun., July 22||7 a.m.||Tour de France Pre-Race Show||NBCSN|
|Sun., July 22||7:30 a.m.||Stage 15: Millau / Carcassonne (LIVE)||NBCSN|
|Sun., July 22||10:30 p.m.||Stage 15: Millau / Carcassonne||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–