FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, January 26th, 2016
NBC SPORTS GROUP PRESENTS COVERAGE OF THE 2016 EUROPEAN FIGURE SKATING CHAMPIONSHIPS THIS WEEK
Coverage Begins Tomorrow at 4 p.m. ET on Universal HD & Culminates This Sunday at 4 p.m. ET on NBC
Johnny Weir, Tara Lipinski & Tanith White Host Sunday Coverage on NBC
STAMFORD, Conn. – January 26, 2016 – NBC Sports Group presents coverage of the 2016 ISU European Figure Skating Championships this week, beginning tomorrow, Jan. 27, at 4 p.m. ET on Universal HD and continuing this Sat., Jan 30, at 6 p.m. ET on Universal HD. Coverage culminates this Sunday, Jan. 31, at 4 p.m. ET on NBC with the men’s and ladies’ free skates. Universal HD presents coverage of the men’s and ladies’ short programs, pairs’ free skate and the free dance program.
The competition features two world junior champions from Russia: Yelena Radyonova, who finished second at the 2015 European Championships, and Yevgenia Medvedeva, who recently won the 2015-16 ISU Grand Prix Final. The men’s field is highlighted by three-time European champion and 2015 World champion Javier Fernandez of Spain.
COMMENTATORS: Three-time U.S. figure skating champion Johnny Weir, 1998 Olympic gold medalist Tara Lipinski, and 2006 Olympic ice dance silver medalist Tanith White will host coverage on NBC. Bill Seward will handle coverage on Universal HD joined by analyst Ryan Bradley for the ladies’, men’s and pairs’ competitions, and analyst Ben Agosto for the free dance competition.
Below is the full schedule of 2016 ISU European Figure Skating Championships coverage this week:
|Wed., Jan. 27||4 p.m.||Men’s and Ladies’ Short Program||Universal HD|
|Sat., Jan. 30||6 .m.||Pairs’ Free Skate and Free Dance||Universal HD|
|Sun., Jan. 31||4 p.m.||Men’s and Ladies’ Free Skate||NBC|
NBC SPORTS LIVE EXTRA
NBC Sports Live Extra — NBC Sports Group’s live streaming product for desktops, mobile devices, tablets, and connected TVs — will stream coverage 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, Windows Store, Roku Channel Store and Apple TV. For desktops, NBC Sports Live Extra can be accessed at NBCSports.com/liveextra.
–NBC SPORTS GROUP–