FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, March 24th, 2016
NBC SPORTS GROUP PRESENTS THE CRITERIUM INTERNATIONAL THIS SUNDAY, MARCH 27, AS PART OF EXPANDED 2016 CYCLING SCHEDULE
Live Coverage on NBC Sports Live Extra Sunday at 8:30 a.m. ET
NBCSN Hosts Coverage Sunday at 11:30 p.m. ET
STAMFORD, Conn. – March 24, 2016 – NBC Sports Group will continue its robust coverage of the 2016 cycling season, with live coverage of the Criterium International, this Sunday, March 27, at 8:30 a.m. ET on NBC Sports Live Extra. NBCSN will televise an encore presentation of the race on Sunday evening at 11:30 p.m. ET.
Highlighting the field for the Criterium International 2016 is Jean Christophe Peraud (AG2R La Mondiale) of France, aiming for his third straight win in the event. Peraud faces competition from fellow countryman Thibaut Pinot (FDJ), who finished first in the young rider classification and third overall at the 2014 Tour de France.
Steve Schlanger handles play-by-play for the event alongside analyst Bob Roll.
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, Apple TV and Amazon Fire. For desktops, NBC Sports Live Extra can be accessed at NBCSports.com/liveextra.
CRITERIUM INTERNATIONAL SCHEDULE ON NBC SPORTS LIVE EXTRA AND NBCSN
|Sun., March 27||Criterium International||NBC Sports Live Extra||8:30 a.m. ET|
|*Sun., March 27||Criterium International||NBCSN||11:30 p.m. ET|
In addition, leading up NBC and NBCSN’s coverage of the 103rd Tour de France in July, NBC Sports Group will present coverage of the following cycling events:
|Sun., April 10||Paris-Roubaix||NBCSN, NBC Sports Live Extra|
|Wed., April 20 – Sat., April 23||Fleche-Wallone||NBCSN, NBC Sports Live Extra|
|Sun., April 24||Liege-Bastogne-Liege||NBCSN, NBC Sports Live Extra|
|Sun., May 5 – Thurs., May 26||Amgen Tour of California||NBC, NBCSN, NBC Sports Live Extra|
|Sun., May 29||UCI BMX World Championships||Universal HD|
|Sun., June 5 – Sat., June 12||Criterium Du Dauphine||NBCSN, NBC Sports Live Extra|
|Sat. June 11 – Fri., June 24||Tour de Suisse||Universal HD, NBC Sports Live Extra|
|Tues., June 28||Tour of Yorkshire||NBCSN, NBC Sports Live Extra|
–NBC SPORTS GROUP–