FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, April 28th, 2015
JOHNNY WEIR & TARA LIPINSKI ON KENTUCKY DERBY CONFERENCE CALL TODAY AT 2 P.M. ET
Dial 719-325-2495 to Participate
STAMFORD, Conn. – April 28, 2015 – Johnny Weir and Tara Lipinski will preview their roles as fashion and lifestyle experts at the 141st Kentucky Derby on a conference call today, Tuesday, April 28, at 2 p.m. ET. Weir and Lipinski will be joined by Rob Hyland, the coordinating producer of NBC’s horse racing coverage.
Dial 719-325-2495 to participate; conference ID 8799355
Click here for information on Weir and Lipinski’s NBC Sports social media takeovers this week.
NBC Sports Group presents 15.5 live hours of Kentucky Derby coverage, a record for the event, beginning Wednesday, April 29, at 4 p.m. ET on NBCSN, and culminating with the 141st running of the Kentucky Derby on NBC, Saturday, May 2 at 4 PM ET. Coverage begins on Saturday at Noon ET on NBCSN before moving to NBC at 4 p.m. ET. Click here for more information on NBC Sports Group’s programming plans.
NBC PROVIDES WALL-TO-WALL SPORTS COVERAGE ON DERBY DAY
On Derby Day, NBC’s wall-to-wall sports coverage begins at 12:30 p.m. ET with a second-round NHL Stanley Cup Playoff game. NBC’s Kentucky Derby coverage begins at 4 p.m. ET, and leads right into primetime coverage of the PGA TOUR’s World Golf Championships-Cadillac Match Play from TPC Harding Park in San Francisco, Calif. at 7:30 p.m. ET. The Players Championship from TPC Sawgrass airs on Golf Channel and NBC from May 7-10, including Golf Channel’s Golf Central Live From The Players starting on Monday, May 4.
NBC Sports Group’s coverage of the Kentucky Derby on Saturday, May 2, begins at Noon ET on NBCSN, with coverage of the Kentucky Oaks on Friday, May 1, at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN. NBC Sports Group’s live Kentucky Derby coverage begins Wednesday, April 29, with the Kentucky Derby Draw at 5:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN. Also on Derby Day, NBCSN presents a second-round NHL Stanley Cup Playoff game in primetime, with coverage beginning at 7:30 p.m. ET.
–NBC SPORTS GROUP–