FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, April 16th, 2015
NBC SPORTS GROUP PRESENTS 86TH ANNUAL NOTRE DAME BLUE-GOLD GAME ON SATURDAY, APRIL 18 AT 12:30 P.M. ET ON NBCSN
Annual Spring Scrimmage Provides Look at Top Recruits and 2015 Fighting Irish Team
Head Coach Brian Kelly & Players Wired for Sound; Current and Former Players to be Interviewed Throughout Game
NBC’s 25th Season Broadcasting Notre Dame Football Home Games Begins Saturday, Sept. 5 at 7:30 p.m. ET vs. University of Texas
STAMFORD, Conn. – April 16, 2015 – NBC Sports Group will present Notre Dame’s 86th annual Blue-Gold Game this Saturday, April 18 at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN. The annual spring football scrimmage will provide fans with their first look at head coach Brian Kelly’s top 2015 recruits, as well as a preview of the 2015 Fighting Irish roster. NBC Sports Live Extra – NBC Sports Group’s live streaming product for desktops, mobile devices, and tablets – will stream coverage of the Notre Dame Blue-Gold Game.
NBCSN’s coverage of the Blue-Gold game will feature enhanced production elements to give viewers access to additional sights, sounds and aspects of the scrimmage. Elements will include in-game audio from head coach Brian Kelly and select players. In addition, NBCSN will conduct interviews with current players and former Notre Dame standouts.
Dan Hicks will handle play-by-play duties of Saturday’s Blue-Gold Game, alongside analyst Doug Flutie and sideline reporter Carolyn Manno. Due to the renovation of Notre Dame Stadium, the 2015 Blue-Gold game will take place at LaBar Practice Complex in South Bend, Ind.
NBC’s 25th season of broadcasting Notre Dame Football home games begins on Saturday, Sept. 5 at 7:30 p.m. ET, when the Fighting Irish host the University of Texas Longhorns in their season opener.
NBC SPORTS LIVE EXTRA
NBC Sports Live Extra – NBC Sports Group’s live streaming product for desktops, mobile devices, and tablets – will provide streaming coverage of the Notre Dame Blue-Gold game via “TV Everywhere,” giving consumers additional value to for their subscription service, and making high quality content available to MVPD customers both in and out of the home and on multiple platforms. The NBC Sports Live Extra app is available on the iTunes App Store, Google Play and Windows Store.
–NBC SPORTS GROUP–