FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, January 23rd, 2014
NBC SPORTS GROUP’S COVERAGE OF MECUM AUCTIONS BEGINS THIS WEEKEND ON NBC AND NBCSN
Live Coverage From Kissimmee Car Auction Starts Friday at 1 p.m. ET on NBCSN; NBC’s Coverage Airs Sunday at 3:30 p.m. ET
NBC and NBCSN to Air Coverage of All 12 Mecum Car Auctions in 2014
NBC Sports Live Extra to Provide Comprehensive Streaming Coverage of Kissimmee Car Auction
STAMFORD, Conn. – January 23, 2014 – NBC Sports Group’s coverage of Mecum Collector Car Auctions begins tomorrow at 1 p.m. ET on NBCSN with the Kissimmee Car Auction, the largest collector car auction in the world. The Kissimmee Auction will feature more than 3,000 classic and collector vehicles. In addition, NBC Sports Live Extra – NBC Sports Group’s live streaming product for desktops, mobile devices, and tablets – will stream NBC and NBCSN’s Kissimmee Car Auction coverage.
NBC and NBCSN will combine to present more than eight hours of coverage from the Mecum auction in Kissimmee, Fla. this weekend. Coverage on Saturday begins at 10 a.m. ET on NBCSN. Sunday’s coverage of the Kissimmee Car Auction begins at 10 a.m. ET on NBCSN, and continues with a one-hour special on NBC at 3:30 p.m. ET, highlighting the most prestigious and unique cars sold at the auction. In addition to coverage of the cars being sold, telecasts will include spotlight features on the history of vehicles up for auction, and the lifestyles of buyers and sellers.
Scott Hoke will host NBC Sports Group’s Mecum Auctions coverage on-site in Kissimmee, Fla., alongside analysts John Kraman, Stephen Cox, Bill Stephens and reporter Kelli Stavast. Mecum Auctions is led by Dana Mecum, Founder and President of Mecum Auctions for the past 27 years.
Click here for video and more information on this weekend’s Mecum Auctions coverage:
|Fri., January 24||Mecum Auction – Kissimmee||NBCSN||1 p.m.|
|Sat., January 25||Mecum Auction – Kissimmee||NBCSN||10 a.m.|
|Sun., January 26||Mecum Auction – Kissimmee||NBCSN||10 a.m.|
|Mecum Auction – Kissimmee||NBC||3:30 p.m.|
NBC SPORTS LIVE EXTRA
NBC Sports Live Extra – NBC Sports Group’s live streaming product for desktops, mobile devices, and tablets – will stream NBC and NBCSN’s coverage of Mecum Auctions via “TV Everywhere,” the media industry’s effort to make quality content available to authenticated customers both in and out of the home and on multiple platforms.
For desktops, NBC Sports Live Extra can be accessed at NBCSports.com/liveextra. The NBC Sports Live Extra app for mobile devices and tablets is available at the App Store for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, and on select Android handset and tablet devices within Google Play.
Content airing on:
- NBC will live stream to PCs, mobile devices and tablets through NBC Sports Live Extra;
- NBCSN will live stream to PCs, mobile devices and tablets through NBC Sports Live Extra, and to the digital platforms of participating cable, satellite, and telco services, via “TV Everywhere,” which is available on an authenticated basis to subscribers of participating MVPDs.
Nobody sells more than Mecum. Nobody. The Mecum Auction Company is the world leader of collector car and Road Art sales hosting auctions throughout the United States. The company has been specializing in the sale of collector cars for 26 years, now offering more than 15,000 vehicles per year and averaging more than one auction each month. Established by President Dana Mecum in 1988, Mecum Auctions remains a family-run company headquartered in Walworth, Wis. For further information, visit http://www.mecum.com or call (262) 275-5050. Follow along with Mecum’s social media news and join us on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Pinterest and Instagram.
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