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Thursday, April 16th, 2020

NBC SPORTS PROGRAMMING UPDATE FOR APRIL 17-19

NBC Sports Schedule for NBC and NBCSN, April 17-19

(All times ET unless otherwise noted, subject to change)

(* Programming description at bottom of chart)

 

Friday, April 17 – NBCSN
7 a.m. – 9 a.m. PFT Live (LIVE)
9 a.m. – 11 a.m. PFT Live
11 a.m. – Noon NBC Sports Football Flex*
Noon – 1 p.m. Lunch Talk Live (LIVE)*
1 p.m. – 3 p.m. The Rich Eisen Show (LIVE)*
3 p.m. – 4 p.m. Lunch Talk Live*
4 p.m. – 8 p.m. TVG Trackside Live (LIVE)
8 p.m. – 9 p.m. Return to London: 2012 London Games – Women’s Swimming (Part 1)
9 p.m. – 10 p.m. Return to London: 2012 London Games – Women’s Swimming (Part 2)
10 p.m. – 11 p.m. Return to London: 2012 London Games – Men’s Swimming (Part 1)
11 p.m. – Midnight Return to London: 2012 London Games – Men’s Swimming (Part 2)
Midnight – 2 a.m. Return to London: 2012 London Games – Women’s Soccer: USA vs. Canada (semifinal)
2 a.m. – 3 a.m. Return to London: Women’s Beach Volleyball: USA vs. USA (final)
Saturday, April 18 – NBC
1 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. In the Shadow of the Kop – Episode 1: Jurgen Klopp*
1:30 p.m. – 2 p.m. In the Shadow of the Kop – Episode 2: 29-Year Title Drought*
2 p.m. – 3 p.m. Klopp’s Promise*
3 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. New Jersey vs. Los Angeles (2012 Stanley Cup Final, Game 6)
4:30 p.m. – 6 p.m. New York Rangers vs. Los Angeles (2014 Stanley Cup Final, Game 5)
Saturday, April 18 – NBCSN
6 a.m. – 6:30 a.m. Soccerbox – Jamie Carragher*
6:30 a.m. – 7 a.m. Soccerbox – Dimitar Berbatov*
7 a.m. – 7:30 a.m. Soccerbox – Phil Neville*
7:30 a.m. – 8 a.m. Soccerbox – Thierry Henry*
8 a.m. – 9 a.m. Premier League Goals of the Season 2005-06
9 a.m. – 10 a.m. Premier League Goals of the Season 2006-07
10 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Premier League Classic Match: Manchester City v. Liverpool (Jan. 3, 2019)
10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. Premier League Classic Match: Arsenal v. Manchester United (Jan. 21, 2007)
11 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Premier League Classic Match: Newcastle v. Arsenal (Feb. 5, 2011)
11:30 a.m. – Noon Premier League Classic Match: Leicester City v. Manchester United (Sept. 21, 2014)
Noon – 12:30 p.m. Premier League Classic Match: Crystal Palace v. Liverpool (May 5, 2014)
12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. American Ninja Warrior: Houston Qualifier
1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. American Ninja Warrior: Houston Qualifier
2:30 p.m. – 4 p.m. INDYCAR iRacing Series Challenge: Twin Ring Motegi (Motegi, Japan) (LIVE)
4 p.m. – 8 p.m. TVG Trackside Live (LIVE)
8 p.m. – 10 p.m. One World: Together at Home (LIVE)*
10 p.m. – 11 p.m. Return to London: 2012 London Games – Track & Field: Men’s Sprint Events
11 p.m. – Midnight Return to London: 2012 London Games – Track & Field: Women’s Sprint Events
Midnight – 2 a.m. Return to London: 2012 London Games – Women’s Soccer: USA vs. Japan (final)
2 a.m. – 3 a.m. Return to London: 2012 London Games – Track & Field: Men’s Distance Events
Sunday, April 19 – NBC
1:30 p.m. – 3 p.m. Supercross: Anaheim 2020
3 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Chicago vs. Boston (2013 Stanley Cup Final, Game 6)
4:30 p.m. – 6 p.m. Tampa Bay vs. Chicago (2015 Stanley Cup Final, Game 6)
Sunday, April 19 – NBCSN
6 a.m. – 7 a.m. Premier League Season in Review 2002-03
7 a.m. – 8 a.m. Premier League Season in Review 2003-04
8 a.m. – 10 a.m. Premier League Match of the Week: Manchester United v. Liverpool (Dec. 14, 2014)
10 a.m. – Noon Premier League Match of the Week: Liverpool v. Manchester United (Dec. 16, 2018)
Noon – 1 p.m. American Ninja Warrior: Orlando Qualifier
1 p.m. – 2 p.m. American Ninja Warrior: Orlando Qualifier
2 p.m. – 4 p.m. Return to Rio: 2016 Rio Games – Gymnastics: Individual Event Finals
4 p.m. – 8 p.m. TVG Trackside Live (LIVE)
8 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. SNF Classic Games – Seahawks Stop Patriots on Goal Line: Seattle vs. New England (Week 10, 2016)
10:30 p.m. – 1 a.m. Olympic Films – Tokyo Olympiad*
1 a.m. – 3 a.m. Olympic Films – First: The Official Film of the 2012 London Olympics*

 

Episode descriptions:

First: The Official Film of the 2012 London Olympics: A Sports Emmy nominee, the official film of the XXXth Olympic Games follows 12 first-time Olympians from around the world as they prepare and compete in London, including U.S. athletes: 17-year old swimmer Missy Franklin, boxer Queen Underwood and gymnast John Orozco.

In the Shadow of the Kop – Episode 1: Jurgen Klopp: An exclusive series hosted by Roger Bennett that highlights Liverpool’s rich history, unique connection to their supporters and return to become one of English football’s most dominant clubs. In this episode, Bennett sat down with Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp to discuss the history of Liverpool’s managers, the importance of thanking fans, the pressures of a title race and the true meaning of winning.

In the Shadow of the Kop – Episode 2: 29-Year Title Drought: An exclusive series hosted by Roger Bennett that highlights Liverpool’s rich history, unique connection to their supporters and return to become one of English football’s most dominant clubs. In this episode, journalists, supporters, former players and Liverpool CEO Peter Moore tell Bennett what Liverpool’s 29-year title drought means to the fans of Merseyside and why the future of the club looks undeniably bright.

Klopp’s Promise: Roger Bennett narrates Liverpool’s journey in the four-plus years under manager Jurgen Klopp, from winning the Champions League, to closing in on their first league title in 30 years, to having to wait for that title due to the Premier League season being suspended.

Lunch Talk Live: The live, one-hour daily sports talk show hosted by Mike Tirico focuses on the current state of the sports world and the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, providing guests with a platform to discuss the state of sports, voice their personal stories and detail how they are adapting their daily lives during this challenging time.

NBC Sports Football Flex: The hour-long show features the most topical news and analysis from NBC Sports’ digital football content, including The Peter King Podcast, Chris Simms Unbuttoned, PFT PM, Rotoworld Football Podcast, Jac Collinsworth’s Distanced Training: Ready to Get Back in the Game, plus Ahmed Fareed with his unique takes on sports during the quarantine.

One World: Together at Home: Building on the success of the digital series “One World: Together at Home,” Global Citizen and the World Health Organization (WHO) are partnering for a one-night, cross-network special event of the same name, hosted by a trio of late-night hosts: Jimmy Fallon (NBC), Stephen Colbert (CBS) and Jimmy Kimmel (ABC). The special celebrates the heroic efforts of community health workers and support the World Health Organization and the global fight to end COVID-19. The event is curated by Lady Gaga and will feature exclusive appearances by Billie Eilish, David Beckham, Elton John, John Legend, Lizzo, Paul McCartney, Stevie Wonder and many more.

Soccerbox: Manchester United legend Gary Neville sits down with former Premier League stars to discuss their time in the game and some of the notable matches in which they played against one another.

The Rich Eisen Show: The show features an engaging mix of sports, humor and pop culture, while attracting the most recognizable names in sports and entertainment.

Tokyo Olympiad: BAFTA winner for best documentary, the 1965 Japanese documentary film directed by Kon Ichikawa, examines the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo. The film made its international premiere at the prestigious Cannes Film Festival in 1965 and remains one of the greatest sports films ever made.