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Friday, July 11th, 2014
NBC SPORTS GROUP’S “TOUR PASS” – JULY 11
STAMFORD, Conn. – July 11, 2014 – “Tour Pass” on NBC Sports Group Press Box provides a quick, daily overview of Tour de France coverage, plus information and highlights. It will be published weekdays to preview the nightly 8 p.m. ET Tour Primetime show on NBCSN. On Fridays, a weekend edition will be posted.
Coverage of the Tour de France will be presented on NBC and NBCSN. For more information on NBC Sports Group’s overall Tour de France coverage, click here.
Tonight’s Tour Primetime features coverage of Stage 7 from Épernay to Nancy, during which the top two American cyclists, Andrew Talansky (Garmin-Sharp, 7th overall after Stage 7) and Tejay van Garderen (BMC Racing, 18th overall after Stage 7) were involved in crashes.
Live coverage continues tomorrow, Saturday, July 12, at 8 a.m. ET on NBC with Stage 8 from Tomblain to Gérardmer La Mauselaine. Saturday’s Tour Primetime will air at Midnight ET on NBCSN.
Sunday, NBCSN’s live coverage of Stage 9 from Gérardmer to Mulhouse begins at 8 a.m. ET, wrapping up with Tour Primetime at 8 p.m. ET on NBCSN.
NBCSN’s live coverage of Stage10 from Mulhouse to La Planche des Belles Filles, the final stage before the Tour’s first rest day, begins at 7 a.m. ET on Monday, July 14.
|Fri., July 11||8 p.m. – 11 p.m.||Stage 7: Épernay to Nancy (Tour Primetime)||NBCSN|
|Sat., July 12||8 a.m. – Noon||Stage 8: Tomblain to Gérardmer La Mauselaine (LIVE)||NBC|
|Sat., July 12||Midnight – 3 a.m.||Stage 8: Tomblain to Gérardmer La Mauselaine (Tour Primetime)||NBCSN|
|Sun., July 13||8 a.m. – Noon||Stage 9: Gérardmer to Mulhouse (LIVE)||NBCSN|
|Sun., July 13||8 p.m. – 11 p.m.||Stage 9: Gérardmer to Mulhouse (Tour Primetime)||NBCSN|
|Mon., July 14||7 a.m. – Noon||Stage 10: Mulhouse to La Planche des Belles Filles (LIVE)||NBCSN|
Phil Liggett and Paul Sherwen, the voices of cycling, will call the race action for the live shows with reporters Steve Schlanger, Carolyn Manno, and Steve Porino (‘Inside-the-Race’). Todd Harris will host nightly studio coverage with analysts Bob Roll and Christian Vande Velde.
TOUR PRIMETIME ON NBCSN
Tour Primetime will air nightly on NBCSN throughout the Tour. The show will take a look at the day’s stage with comprehensive analysis, insights and the most compelling storylines. Highlighting Tour Primetime will be a full replay of the day’s exciting race action complemented by fresh, post-race interviews with riders, telestrator analysis, and strategy segments.
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