FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, December 20th, 2018
GIVE THE GIFT OF GOLD THIS HOLIDAY SEASON
NBC Sports Gold Now Available for Digital Gifting in U.S.
Three Easy Steps to Gift NBC Sports Gold for Passionate Sports Fans
10 Live Streaming Subscriptions Available to Gift: PGA TOUR LIVE, Premier League, Cycling, Supercross, Supercross/Pro Motocross, Track & Field, Rugby, Figure Skating, Snow (Winter Sports), and Speed Skating
STAMFORD, Conn. – Dec. 20, 2018 – With five shopping days remaining this holiday season, NBC Sports Gold is now available for digital gifting in the United States, and makes the perfect present for passionate sports fans.
NBC Sports Gold is a direct-to-consumer live streaming product that super-serves sports fans with access to exclusive premium sports events and content, live and on-demand, at an affordable price. There are 10 sports passes (see below) available to be gifted immediately, providing a convenient present for last-minute shoppers.
Gifting is as easy as 1-2-3!
- Sign in to your NBC Sports Gold account or sign up with an email address.
- Enter the recipient’s email, add a message, and select a date for the gift to be digitally delivered.
- Complete your purchase.
Here are the 10 sports passes available for gifting:
PGA TOUR LIVE: Launched on December 17, PGA TOUR LIVE live streams extensive Featured Groups coverage of the best golfers in the world with four days of live tournament coverage from 27 PGA TOUR events, new 10-minute “Speed Round” recaps for Featured Groups players, expansive VOD content, and integrated scoring and statistics. PGA TOUR LIVE season passes are on sale now for an early-bird price of $49.99, available through the Desert Classic (Jan 17-20), while a monthly pass can be purchased for $9.99. After January 20, a season pass will cost $64.99.
Premier League: This pass features exclusive Premier League matches live and on-demand, an extensive suite of daily and weekly news shows, plus classic archive programming never available before in the U.S. Premier League Pass is priced at $49.99, and features more than 1,000 hours of additional non-match content throughout the season.
Cycling: The first-ever sports pass for NBC Sports Gold, Cycling Pass gives fans in the U.S. access to premiere cycling races through June 2019. Content includes live streaming coverage, full-event replays, and highlights. Remaining events in 2019 include Santos Tour Down Under, Paris-Nice, Paris-Roubaix, La Fleche Wallonne, Liege-Bastogne-Liege, Amgen Tour of California, and the Criterium du Dauphine. Cycling Pass can be purchased for $39.99.
Supercross: This pass offers subscribers 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. It’s available for purchase for $74.99.
Supercross & Pro Motocross Bundle: In addition to all the Supercross events, this pass includes all of Pro Motocross’ main practice sessions, qualifiers, Moto 1s and Moto 2s, commercial-free during the 2019 season. Get both circuits for one price of $89.99.
Track & Field: Available for $74.99, NBC Sports Gold’s Track & Field Pass gives fans access to more than 25 major marathon and track & field events, including the top USATF outdoor events, such as the Nike Prefontaine Classic and the USATF Outdoor Championships; the world’s most anticipated international track and field events, including all 14 Diamond League stops; the 2019 IAAF World Championships; and more.
Rugby: For $69.99, this comprehensive pass provides live streaming coverage of Gallagher Premiership Rugby, Heineken Champions Cup, European Rugby Challenge Cup, and 2019 Six Nations Championship.
Figure Skating: This pass features content previously offered to subscribers on icenetwork.com, including live and on-demand coverage of the U.S. Championships (junior and senior), ISU World Championships, ISU Four Continents Championships, ISU European Championships, and the U.S. Synchronized Skating Championships (senior, junior and collegiate levels), among many others. The cost is $59.99.
Snow: Comprised of 700+ hours of coverage of seven Olympic winter sports, Snow Pass allows fans to watch live and on-demand coverage of FIS alpine skiing, Nordic combined, ski jumping, cross-country skiing, freestyle skiing, biathlon, and snowboarding events. It’s available for purchase for $69.99.
Speed Skating: Comprehensive coverage of major and international competitions can be seen with Speed Skating Pass, including the ISU World Sprint Championships and ISU World Short Track Championships. Coverage continues through the 2019 ISU World Cup Speed Skating Final from March 9-10. It’s available for purchase for $19.99.
NBC Sports Gold is available on Apple iOS, Android, Apple TV, Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast and online at NBCSportsGold.com. It is powered by Playmaker Media, NBC Sports Digital’s technology service which provides end-to-end support for companies in need of best-in-class live streaming and VOD solutions.
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 13 individual sports “passes” – eight domestic (PGA TOUR LIVE, Premier League, Cycling, Track & Field, Speed Skating, Rugby, Supercross, and Snow, consisting of seven Winter Olympic sports); two regional (Blazers and Philly); one international (Notre Dame Football); and two domestic and international (Figure Skating and Pro Motocross). In 2019, NBC Sports Gold will add INDYCAR and lacrosse. Among the premium events and content offered by NBC Sports Gold are 28 PGA TOUR events, including THE PLAYERS and FedExCup Playoffs; 150 Premier League matches; the Tour de France and many more prominent cycling races; 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.