FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, March 30th, 2016
NBCSN’S “MARATHON MONTH” KICKS OFF THIS SUN., APRIL 3, AT 2:30 AM ET WITH LIVE COVERAGE OF THE PARIS MARATHON
NBCSN Presents Live Coverage of the 2016 Boston Marathon on Monday, April 18 & 2016 London Marathon on Sunday, April 24
All three Events Streamed Live on NBC Sports Live Extra
STAMFORD, Conn. – March 30, 2016 – NBCSN presents “Marathon Month” in April with live coverage of the 2016 Paris, Boston and London marathons. Coverage begins this Sunday, April 3, at 2:30 a.m. ET with live coverage of the Paris Marathon on NBCSN.
NBCSN continues live coverage with the Boston Marathon on Mon., April 18, at 8:30 a.m. ET, and the London Marathon on Sun., April 24, at 2:45 a.m. ET. Universal HD will present a Boston Marathon preview show on Saturday, April 17, at 4 p.m. ET. NBC Sports Live Extra – NBC Sports Group’s live streaming product for desktops, mobile devices, tablets, and connected TVs – will stream coverage of all three events. In addition, encore coverage of the Paris, Boston and London marathons will be available on Universal HD.
Nearly 145 nationalities and 57,000 runners are anticipated to participate in Sunday’s race across Paris, with the course beginning at foot of the Arc de Triomphe, running towards the Place de la Concorde to the Rue de Rivoli, the Place de la Bastille, the Bois de Vincennes, and finally Notre Dame and the Eiffel Tower.
Tim Hutchings calls the action for the Paris marathon.
Below the full schedule for NBC Sports Group’s April marathon coverage:
|Sun., April 3||2:30 a.m.||Paris Marathon (LIVE)||NBCSN|
|Mon., April 9||6 p.m.||Paris Marathon (Encore)||Universal HD|
|Sun., April 17||4 p.m.||Boston Marathon Preview Show||Universal HD|
|Mon., April 18||8:30 a.m.||Boston Marathon (LIVE)||NBCSN|
|Mon., April 18||8 p.m.||Boston Marathon (Encore)||Universal HD|
|Fri., April 22||7 p.m.||Boston Marathon (Encore)||Universal HD|
|Sun., April 24||2:45 a.m.||London Marathon (LIVE)||NBCSN|
|Mon., April 25||7 p.m.||London Marathon (Encore)||Universal HD|
|Fri., April 29||6:30 p.m.||Boston Marathon (Encore)||Universal HD|
NBC Sports Live Extra 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.
–NBC SPORTS GROUP–