Friday, May 13th, 2016


(All times ET)

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Friday, May 13 
1 p.m. on Golf Channel – THE PLAYERS Championship (Round 2)
7 p.m. on NBCSN – NHL Live
7 p.m. on Golf Channel – Golf Central Live From THE PLAYERS
8 p.m. on NBCSN – NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs: Tampa Bay @ Pittsburgh Penguins, Conference Finals Game 1

Saturday, May 14 
6 a.m. on NBCSN – Off The Grid – Austin
7 a.m. on Golf Channel – Morning Drive
8 a.m. on NBCSN – F1 Spanish Grand Prix – Qualifying
9 a.m. on Golf Channel – Golf Central Live From THE PLAYERS
2 p.m. on NBC –THE PLAYERS Championship (Round 3)
5 p.m. on NBCSN – ITU World Triathlon “Women – Yokohama”
7 p.m. on Golf Channel – Golf Central Live From THE PLAYERS

Sunday, May 15
6 a.m. on NBCSN – GP2 – Spain
7 a.m. on NBCSN – F1 Countdown
7 a.m. on Golf Channel – Morning Drive
7:30 a.m. on NBCSN – F1 Spanish Grand Prix
9 a.m. on CNBC – Premier League Live
9 a.m. on Golf Channel – Golf Central Live From THE PLAYERS
10 a.m. on NBC – Premier League: Swansea City v. Manchester City
10 a.m. on NBCSN– Premier League: Manchester United v. Bournemouth
10 a.m. on CNBC– Premier League: Chelsea v. Leicester City
10 a.m. on Esquire – Premier League: Everton v. Norwich City
10 a.m. on USA – Premier League: Newcastle v. Tottenham
10 a.m. on Syfy– Premier League: Arsenal v. Aston Villa
10 a.m. on Bravo – Premier League: Stoke City v. West Ham
10 a.m. on E! – Premier League: Southampton v. Crystal Palace
10 a.m. on MSNBC – Premier League: West Bromwich Albion v. Liverpool
10 a.m. on Oxygen – Premier League: Watford v. Sunderland
12 p.m. on NBC – Goal Zone
2 p.m. on NBCSN – Premier League Live: The Champions: The Leicester City Story
2 p.m. on NBC – THE PLAYERS Championship (Final Round)
3 p.m. on NBCSN – IIHF World Championships: USA vs. Germany
5 p.m. on NBCSN – Amgen Tour of California: Stage 1
7 p.m. on NBCSN – NHL Live
7 p.m. on Golf Channel – Golf Central Live From THE PLAYERS
8 p.m. on NBCSN – NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs: –San Jose Sharks @ St. Louis Blues, Conference Finals Game 1
11 p.m. on NBCSN – NHL Overtime
12 a.m. on NBCSN – Premier League Match of the Day II

NBCUniversal presents “Championship Sunday,” with all 10 matches presented live simultaneously on 10 different NBCUniversal television networks this Sunday, May 15, at 10 a.m. ET. NBC host coverage of Swansea City v. Manchester City, with Manchester United v. Bournemouth on NBCSN.

NBCUniversal’s “Championship Sunday” coverage kicks off at 9 a.m. ET with Premier League Live on CNBC featuring Steve Bower, Robbie Mustoe, Robbie Earle and Kyle Martino.

Bower, Mustoe, Earle and Martino will return following the matches for a special two-hour Goal Zone season wrap-up post-game show on NBC at Noon ET, which will include the emotional scenes from around the grounds, key highlights, and interviews from the final day of the season. At 2 p.m. ET, NBCSN wraps up the day’s coverage with a special The Champions: The Leicester City Story hosted by the Men in Blazers’ Roger Bennett, which will take a look at Leicester City’s remarkable path to the Premier League title.

Sunday, May 15
10 a.m. on NBCSN–Manchester United v. Bournemouth, commentated by Jon Champion and Danny Mills
10 a.m. on CNBC–Chelsea v. Leicester City, commentated by Bill Leslie and Andy Hinchcliffe
10 a.m. on Esquire –Everton v. Norwich City, commentated by Phil Blacker and Barry Horne
10 a.m. on USA –Newcastle v. Tottenham, commentated by Jonathan Beck and Garry Birtles
10 a.m. on SYFY –Arsenal v. Aston Villa, commentated by Tony Jones and Tony Gale
10 a.m. on Bravo –Stoke City v. West Ham United, commentated by Jim Proudfoot and Don Hutchison
10 a.m. on E! – Southampton v. Crystal Palace, commentated by Gary Taphouse and Ray Houghton
10 a.m. on MSNBC –West Bromwich Albion v. Liverpool, commentated by Joe Speight and Dean Sturridge
10 a.m. on Oxygen –Watford v. Sunderland, commentated by Dom Johnson and Efan Ekoku
10 a.m. on NBC –Swansea City v. Manchester City, commentated by Arlo White, Graeme Le Saux and Lee Dixon

The 2016 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs Eastern and Western Conference Finals begin this weekend with a pair of Game 1 matchups on NBCSN. Coverage begins tonight at 7 p.m. ET with NHL Live, immediately followed by Game 1 of the Eastern Conference final, when Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins host the Tampa Bay Lightning. NBCSN will present Game 1 of the Western Conference Final on Sunday at 8 p.m. ET, when the St. Louis Blues host the San Jose Sharks.

Calling Lightning-Penguins from Consol Energy Center is Mike ‘Doc’ Emrick (play-by-play), Eddie Olczyk (analyst) and Pierre McGuire (Inside-the-Glass analyst). Kenny Albert (play-by-play), Joe Micheletti (analyst), and Brian Boucher (Inside-the-Glass analyst) call Sharks-Blues from the Scottrade Center in St. Louis, Mo.

Pre-game coverage begins tonight and Sunday at 7 p.m. ET on NBCSN with NHL Live. Liam McHugh hosts tonight’s studio coverage alongside analysts and former players Jeremy Roenick and Keith Jones, while Kathryn Tappen anchors Sunday night’s studio coverage with Roenick and Jones.

The dramatic setting of the Stadium Course at TPC Sawgrass and its famous 17th hole will provide the backdrop for THE PLAYERS Championship, headlining more than 35 hours of combined live programming on Golf Channel and NBC this weekend.

Morning Drive will begin each day with the latest news from THE PLAYERS Championship with John Cook, Matt Ginella, Damon Hack, Cara Robinson and Charlie Rymer hosting on-site.

NBC’s live tournament coverage of THE PLAYERS Championship will be anchored by Dan Hicks and Hall-of-Famer Johnny Miller. Terry Gannon and Hall-of-Famer Sir Nick Faldo will host early round coverage on Golf Channel, with Hicks and Miller contributing. The remainder of the broadcast team for all four rounds will include Gary Koch (17th hole) and Peter Jacobsen (15th hole) in tower positions; David Feherty, Roger Maltbie, and Mark Rolfing walking the course; Todd Lewis and Steve Sands conducting interviews; and Jimmy Roberts providing features and essays. Feherty and Rolfing also will rotate with Koch and Jacobsen in the towers for Golf Channel’s coverage on Friday.

Ryan Burr, Rich Lerner and Kelly Tilghman will anchor Golf Central Live From THE PLAYERS coverage from TPC Sawgrass and will be joined by analysts Notah Begay, Brandel Chamblee, 1999 PLAYERS Champion David Duval, Tripp Isenhour, Frank Nobilo and Arron Oberholser. They will be joined by a team of Golf Channel reporters and contributors, including Steve Burkowski, Lewis, Rex Hoggard, John Feinstein, Tim Rosaforte and Ken Schofield. Lisa Cornwell and George Savaricas will provide updates from Golf Channel’s World Headquarters in Orlando.

NBCSN presents live coverage of the Formula One Spanish Grand Prix this Sunday at 7:30 a.m. ET. Pre-race coverage starts at 7 a.m. ET on NBCSN with F1 Countdown.

Weekend coverage of Formula One on NBCSN kicks off on Saturday at 6 a.m. ET with Off The Grid – Austin, followed by F1 Spanish Grand Prix – Qualifying at 8 a.m. ET.

Lead F1 announcer Leigh Diffey will call this weekend’s action, and will be joined by veteran analyst and former racecar driver David Hobbs, and analyst and former race mechanic for the Benetton F1 team Steve Matchett. F1 insider Will Buxton will serve as the team’s on-site reporter from Circuit de Barcelona-Catalyuna in Spain.

NBC Sports Group begins its live race coverage of the 2016 Amgen tour of California this Sunday, May 15, at 5 p.m. ET on NBCSN with Stage 1: San Diego.

Phil Liggett, Paul Sherwen and 2012 USA Pro Cycling Challenge winner Christian Vande Velde will call the action along with reporter Steve Schlanger. ‘Inside-the-Race’ correspondent Steve Porino will report from aboard a motorcycle on the course, and offer updates on race situations. Jens Voigt, who has three top-10 Tour of California finishes to his name, returns as an analyst and reporter after making his debut at the event last year.

NBC Sports Group continues its extensive coverage of the 2016 IIHF World Hockey Championship from Moscow and St. Petersburg, Russia, this Sunday with Team USA vs. Germany at 3 p.m. ET on NBCSN.