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Friday, December 14th, 2018
NBC SPORTS GROUP & FELD MOTOR SPORTS ANNOUNCE MULTI-YEAR AGREEMENT WITH MONSTER ENERGY SUPERCROSS AND MONSTER JAM®
Nearly 100 Hours of Supercross and Monster Jam Coverage to be Showcased on NBC, NBCSN, NBCSports.com, NBC Sports App and NBC Sports Gold
“Supercross Pass” on NBC Sports Gold Launches Today, Providing Exclusive Live Streaming Coverage of All Qualifiers and Races
Supercross and Monster Jam Season Previews Air on Saturday, Dec. 22, at 3 p.m. ET on NBC
STAMFORD, Conn. – Dec. 14, 2018 – NBC Sports Group and Feld Motor Sports have agreed to an exclusive multi-year media partnership in which NBC Sports will become the official home of Monster Energy AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship, and Monster Jam in the United States beginning in 2019, both parties announced today.
NBC Sports Group will present comprehensive coverage of all Supercross Heats, Last Chance Qualifiers and Main Events across NBC, NBCSN, NBCSports.com, the NBC Sports app and NBC Sports Gold – NBC Sports Digital’s direct-to-consumer live streaming product. NBC Sports will also showcase 26 Monster Jam events on NBCSN, all of which will stream on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app.
NBC Sports Gold will offer subscribers “Supercross Pass” – a comprehensive one-stop-shop package of events that will include all Supercross qualifiers and races live and without commercial interruption, as well as full on-demand replays. “Supercross Pass” is available now for $74.99. Click here to purchase.
“We’re proud to welcome Feld Motor Sports properties, Monster Energy Supercross and Monster Jam, to the NBC Sports family,” said Jon Miller, President, Programming, NBC Sports and NBCSN. “Fans know that NBC Sports is The Home of Motorsports in the U.S., and the addition of Supercross and Monster Jam to our portfolio further enhances our robust offering on NBC, NBCSN and NBC Sports’ digital platforms, including our direct-to-consumer product, NBC Sports Gold.”
“With the rise in attendance and viewership of our Supercross and Monster Jam properties, moving to The Home of Motorsports with NBC Sports Group for our media coverage is a natural fit,” said Vicki Silver, Chief Marketing Officer for Feld Entertainment. “More than 70 percent of our fan base is from the millennial age group, and with NBC Sports Gold and our new partnership, we will offer viewing flexibility and exclusive content to Supercross fans. Monster Jam programming and content will also be enhanced with by NBC Sports’ digital portfolio.”
Monster Energy Supercross is the most competitive and highest-profile off-road motorcycle racing championship in the world attracting millions of fans set inside the world’s most recognizable and prestigious stadiums.
NBC Sports looks ahead to 2019 with Supercross and Monster Jam preview shows on Saturday, Dec. 22, at 3 p.m. ET and 4 p.m. ET on NBC. Those season preview programs will encore on Saturday, Dec. 29 on NBCSN at 7 p.m. ET and 8 p.m. ET.
NBC Sports’ 2019 Supercross programming begins Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019, on NBCSN with live coverage from Angel Stadium of Anaheim in Anaheim, Calif., kicking off the first of 15 consecutive weeks of Supercross on NBC, NBCSN, NBCSports.com, the NBC Sports app and NBC Sports Gold. The 2019 schedule includes a pair of events airing on NBC: Sunday, Jan. 13 from University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Ariz., and Sunday, May 5 from Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas. The 2019 coverage will culminate with the Monster Energy Cup in Las Vegas on Saturday, Oct. 19 on NBCSN.
Below is the full 2019 Monster Energy Supercross schedule on NBC and NBCSN.
|Sat., January 5||Anaheim||NBCSN||10 p.m.|
|Sat., January 12||Glendale||NBCSN||9 p.m.|
|Sun., January 13||Glendale||NBC*||4:30 p.m.|
|Sat., January 19||Anaheim||NBCSN*||11 p.m.|
|Sun., January 27||Oakland||NBCSN*||3 p.m.|
|Sat., February 2||San Diego||NBCSN||10 p.m.|
|Sat., February 9||Minneapolis||NBCSN||8 p.m.|
|Sat., February 16||Arlington||NBCSN||8:30 p.m.|
|Sat., February 23||Detroit||NBCSN*||8 p.m.|
|Sat., March 2||Atlanta||NBCSN||7 p.m.|
|Sat., March 9||Daytona||NBCSN||7:30 p.m.|
|Sat., March 16||Indianapolis||NBCSN*||11 p.m.|
|Sat., March 23||Seattle||NBCSN||10 p.m.|
|Sat., March 30||Houston||NBCSN||8 p.m.|
|Sat., April 6||Nashville||NBCSN*||11 p.m.|
|Sat., April 13||Denver||NBCSN||8:30 p.m.|
|Sat., April 27||East Rutherford||NBCSN*||5 p.m.|
|Sat., May 4||Las Vegas||NBCSN||10 p.m.|
|Sun., May 5||Las Vegas||NBC*||12:30 p.m.|
|Sat., Oct. 19||Las Vegas||NBCSN*||10 p.m.|
#All televised coverage streams on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app
Following is the full qualifying and main race schedule for the 2019 Supercross schedule on NBC Sports Gold:
|Sat., January 5||Anaheim – Qualifying||4 p.m.|
|Anaheim – Main Race||10 p.m.|
|Sat., January 12||Glendale – Qualifying||3 p.m.|
|Glendale – Main Race||9 p.m.|
|Sat., January 19||Anaheim – Qualifying||4 p.m.|
|Anaheim – Main Race||10 p.m.|
|Sat., January 26||Oakland – Qualifying||4 p.m.|
|Oakland – Main Race||10 p.m.|
|Sat., February 2||San Diego – Qualifying||4 p.m.|
|San Diego – Main Race||10 p.m.|
|Sat., February 9||Minneapolis – Qualifying||2 p.m.|
|Minneapolis – Main Race||8 p.m.|
|Sat., February 16||Arlington – Qualifying||2 p.m.|
|Arlington – Main Race||8:30 p.m.|
|Sat., February 23||Detroit – Qualifying||1 p.m.|
|Detroit – Main Race||7 p.m.|
|Sat., March 2||Atlanta – Qualifying||1 p.m.|
|Atlanta – Main Race||7 p.m.|
|Sat., March 9||Daytona – Qualifying||1 p.m.|
|Daytona – Main Race||7:30 p.m.|
|Sat., March 16||Indianapolis – Qualifying||1 p.m.|
|Indianapolis – Main Race||7 p.m.|
|Sat., March 23||Seattle – Qualifying||4 p.m.|
|Seattle – Main Race||10 p.m.|
|Sat., March 30||Houston – Qualifying||2 p.m.|
|Houston – Main Race||8 p.m.|
|Sat., April 6||Nashville – Qualifying||2 p.m..|
|Nashville – Main Race||8 p.m.|
|Sat., April 13||Denver – Qualifying||2:30 p.m.|
|Denver – Main Race||8:30 p.m.|
|Sat., April 27||East Rutherford – Qualifying||11 a.m.|
|East Rutherford – Main Race||5 p.m.|
|Sat., May 4||Las Vegas – Qualifying||4 p.m.|
|Las Vegas – Main Race||10 p.m.|
The full 2019 NBCSN schedule for Monster Jam, an adrenaline-charged motorsport seen in more than 30 different countries to date featuring larger-than-life Monster Jam trucks driven by world-class athletes competing in racing, freestyle and two-wheel skills, will be announced in the upcoming weeks.
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About Monster Energy Supercross
Monster Energy AMA Supercross, an FIM World Championship, is the most competitive and highest-profile off-road motorcycle racing championship on the planet visiting 13 different states in 2019. Founded in America and sanctioned by the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) in 1974, Supercross is currently co-sanctioned by the Federation Internationale de Motocyclisme (FIM), the official global governing body for motorcycle racing, thus making it a formal World Championship. Over 17 weeks and a million-dollar All-Star Race, Supercross attracts some of the largest and most impressive crowds inside the most recognizable and prestigious stadiums in North America to race in front of nearly one million live fans and broadcast to millions more worldwide. For more information, visit SupercrossLIVE.com.
About Monster Jam
Monster Jam® features world-class male and female athletes competing in the same events for the same championships on the same perfectly engineered dirt tracks that push these ever-evolving, state-of-the-art trucks to the limit. Beyond live events, the Monster Jam brand extends off the track into the home through products, content and merchandise that keeps the fun alive year-round. For more information, visit MonsterJam.com.
About Feld Entertainment, Inc.
Feld Entertainment® is the worldwide leader in producing and presenting live touring family entertainment experiences that bring people together and uplift the human spirit. Properties include Monster Jam®, Monster Energy Supercross, Disney On Ice, Disney Live!, Marvel Universe LIVE!, Sesame Street Live!, Jurassic World Live Tour and DreamWorks Trolls The Experience. Across the brand portfolio, Feld Entertainment has entertained millions of families in more than 75 countries and on six continents. Visit feldentertainment.com for more information.
ABOUT NBC SPORTS GROUP
NBC Sports Group serves sports fans 24/7 with premier live events, insightful studio shows, and compelling original programming. The sports media company consists of NBC Sports, NBC Olympics, NBCSN, Golf Channel, NBC Sports Regional Networks, NBC Sports Radio and NBC Sports Digital, which includes NBCSports.com, NBCOlympics.com, GolfChannel.com, the digital assets of the NBC Sports Regional Networks, Rotoworld, the NBC Sports Talk franchise, multiple apps, and two transactional sports businesses, GolfNow and SportsEngine. NBC Sports Group possesses an unparalleled collection of television rights agreements, partnering with some of the most prestigious sports properties in the world: the International Olympic Committee and United States Olympic Committee, the NFL, NHL, NASCAR, PGA TOUR, The R&A, PGA of America, Churchill Downs, Premier League, Tour de France, French Open, IndyCar and many more. In 2018, NBC Sports Group presented three of the biggest sporting events in the world: Super Bowl LII, The Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea, and the FIFA World Cup on the networks of Telemundo.
ABOUT NBC SPORTS GOLD
NBC Sports Gold is NBC Sports’ direct-to-consumer live streaming product that provides sports fans with access to exclusive premium sports events and content, live and on-demand, at an affordable price. Launched in 2016 with a single cycling product, NBC Sports Gold currently offers 11 individual sports “passes” – eight national (Premier League, Cycling, Track & Field, Figure Skating, Speed Skating, Rugby, Pro Motocross — also available internationally, and Snow, which consists of seven Winter Olympic sports); two regional (Blazers and Philly); and two international (Notre Dame Football & Pro Motocross). In 2019, NBC Sports Gold will add PGA TOUR LIVE and INDYCAR. More sports are expected to be added soon. Among the premium events and content offered by NBC Sports Gold are 150 Premier League matches; the Tour de France and many more prominent cycling races around the world; USA Track & Field and IAAF Diamond League events; domestic and international figure skating competitions; every Gallagher Premiership Rugby match; the entire 2018 Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship season; 700+ hours of seven Winter Olympic sports; and all Notre Dame Football home games for international fans.