FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, August 28th, 2018
“NOTRE DAME FOOTBALL SEASON PASS” FOR INTERNATIONAL FANS RETURNS TO NBC SPORTS GOLD
International “Notre Dame Football Season Pass” Includes Access to All Seven Home Games Live & On-Demand for $49.99
Pass Available for Purchase in Austria, Canada, Denmark, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and UK
Both Full Season and Single Game Passes Available
STAMFORD, Conn. – August 28, 2018 – NBC Sports Gold – NBC Sports Digital’s direct-to-consumer live streaming product – is relaunching its international “Notre Dame Football Season Pass,” giving fans in 13 countries access to every Fighting Irish home game during the 2018 season. Powered by NBC Sports’ Playmaker Media, the direct-to-consumer pass will offer fans abroad comprehensive coverage of seven Notre Dame football home games live and on-demand, available online, as well as on mobile devices and tablets.
NBC Sports Gold’s “Notre Dame Football Season Pass” is available for purchase now for $49.99, and features all seven home games in the 2018 season, beginning this Saturday, Sept. 1, with the highly-anticipated matchup between Michigan and Notre Dame. The 2018 schedule also includes matchups vs. Stanford on Sept. 29 and vs. Florida State on Nov. 10.
The pass is available in 13 countries: Austria, Canada, Denmark, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and UK. USD or EUR pricing is available. “Notre Dame Football Season Pass” is not available to customers in the U.S.
In addition, fans in these countries can purchase “Notre Dame Football Game Pass,” which will give them access to individual games of their choosing, for $9.99 per game. The “Notre Dame Football Season Pass” and each of the seven “Notre Dame Football Game Passes” can be purchased in advance now by visiting NBCSportsGold.com.
“We were very happy with the reception to last year’s launch and are pleased to make it available to Notre Dame fans, outside the U.S., once again” said Portia Archer, Vice President, Direct-to-Consumer Services, NBC Sports Group. “Whether it’s the season pass or the game option, when outside the U.S., Notre Dame fans will be able to bring a little piece of Indiana with them and join the Fighting Irish almost as if they were in South Bend.”
NBC Sports Group and the University of Notre Dame began their landmark Notre Dame Football relationship in 1991, and have renewed the partnership numerous times. NBC Sports Group and Notre Dame will kick off the 28th season of one of the most successful partnerships in sports when the Fighting Irish host the Michigan Wolverines on Saturday, Sept. 1, at 7:30 p.m. ET on NBC.
NBC SPORTS GOLD NOTRE DAME FOOTBALL SCHEDULE:
|Sat., Sept. 1||7:30 p.m.||Notre Dame vs. Michigan|
|Sat., Sept. 8||3:30 p.m.||Notre Dame vs. Ball State|
|Sat., Sept. 15||2:30 p.m.||Notre Dame vs. Vanderbilt|
|Sat., Sept. 29||7:30 p.m.||Notre Dame vs. Stanford|
|Sat., Oct. 13||2:30 p.m.||Notre Dame vs. Pittsburgh|
|Sat., Nov. 10||7:30 p.m.||Notre Dame vs. Florida State|
|Sat., Nov. 17||2:30 p.m.||Notre Dame vs. Syracuse*|
*at Yankee Stadium
International coverage will be available on Apple iOS and Android devices, and online on NBCSportsGold.com. NBC Sports Gold is 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 GOLD
NBC Sports Gold is NBC Sports’ direct-to-consumer live streaming product that provides sports fans with access to exclusive premium sports events and content, live and on-demand, at an affordable price. Launched in 2016 with a single cycling product, NBC Sports Gold currently offers nine individual sports “passes” — Premier League, Cycling, Track & Field, Figure Skating, Speed Skating, Rugby, Pro Motocross, Blazers and Notre Dame Football (international). In 2019, NBC Sports Gold will add PGA TOUR LIVE Pass and INDYCAR Pass. More sports passes are expected to be added soon. Among the premium events and content offered by NBC Sports Gold are 150 Premier League matches; the Tour de France and many more prominent cycling races around the world; USA Track & Field and IAAF Diamond League events; domestic and international figure skating competitions; every Gallagher Premiership Rugby match; the entire 2018 Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship season; and all Notre Dame Football home games for international fans.
–NBC SPORTS GROUP–