FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, June 23rd, 2016
103rd TOUR DE FRANCE PREVIEW SHOW AIRS THIS SUNDAY, JUNE 26 AT 10 P.M. ET ON NBCSN
Featuring In-depth Look at 2016 Race, Route and Cyclists
NBC Sports Group’s Live Tour de France Coverage Begins Saturday, July 2 on NBCSN
STAMFORD, Conn. – June 23, 2016 – NBC Sports Group’s coverage of the 103rd Tour de France begins with the Tour de France Preview Show, hosted by Paul Burmeister, this Sunday, June 26, at 10 p.m. ET on NBCSN. Featuring an in-depth look at the 2016 race, the program includes interviews with past winners, an overview of the 2016 race route, and profiles of competing cyclists. In addition, the special will look back at historical moments from the more than 100 years of the event.
NBC Sports Group will combine to present more than 250 hours of live, primetime, and encore coverage of the 103rd Tour de France. Daily live coverage begins Saturday, July 2, at 6 a.m. ET with the Tour de France Pre-Race Show, followed by Stage 1 at 6:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN. Coverage culminates with the final stage on Sunday, July 24, at 10 a.m. ET on NBCSN.
In addition to live linear coverage of the Tour de France on NBC and NBCSN, NBC Sports Group will once again provide extensive digital coverage of all 21 stages of the race. NBC Sports Gold – NBC Sports Group’s new premium-subscription product available on desktops, mobile devices, tablets, and connected TVs – will offer viewers live streaming coverage of the Tour de France, as well as the ability to pause, rewind and slow-mo race video. While streaming live coverage, viewers will also have access to a live GPS tracking map to follow the riders’ progress and biometric information, an enhanced interactive map for each stage, full stage video replay, highlights, and short‐form video clips. Subscribers can also personalize their Tour de France experience by choosing their favorite riders and teams to track throughout the Tour.
NBC Sports Gold’s cycling package is available to purchase for $29.99 by visiting NBCSportsGold.com.
More information on NBC Sports Group’s extensive coverage of the 103rd Tour de France, including a full programming schedule, will be released next week.
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