FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, March 11th, 2021
U.S. FIGURE SKATING AND NBC SPORTS ANNOUNCE ISU WORLD FIGURE SKATING CHAMPIONSHIPS 2021 COVERAGE SCHEDULE ACROSS NBC, NBCSN AND PEACOCK PREMIUM
STAMFORD, Conn. – March 11, 2021 – NBC Sports and U.S. Figure Skating announced today the March coverage schedule for the International Skating Union (ISU) World Figure Skating Championships 2021 across NBC, NBCSN and Peacock Premium. The event is set for March 22-28 in Stockholm.
Live coverage of the ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2021 begins on Wednesday, March 24 with both Peacock Premium and NBCSN providing coverage of the ladies’ short program (coverage times for all disciplines in the chart below), followed by the pairs’ short program live on Peacock Premium, and early Thursday morning show on NBCSN. On the afternoon of Thursday, March 25, Peacock Premium and NBCSN will present the pairs’ free skate. Peacock Premium will stream the men’s short program live early Thursday morning and NBCSN will provide late afternoon coverage.
On Friday, March 26, the ladies’ free skate will be live on Peacock Premium and NBCSN. Friday’s early morning coverage of the rhythm dance will be presented live on Peacock Premium, with afternoon coverage on NBCSN. Weekend coverage begins Saturday morning with live coverage of the men’s free skate and free dance on Peacock Premium, with afternoon coverage of both disciplines on NBCSN. In addition, NBC will broadcast a primetime ladies’ free skate show at 8 p.m. ET. World Championships coverage will conclude on Sunday afternoon, April 11, on NBC with a full event recap at 3 p.m. ET.
All competition at the World Championships, including every skater in every discipline, can be streamed live and on-demand on NBCUniversal’s digital streaming platform Peacock Premium.
In addition to U.S. Figure Skating, Peacock currently features live sports content from the Premier League, U.S. Speed Skating, Rugby, Supercross, Skiing, and Snowboarding. Highlights of Peacock’s previous live sports offerings include a Sunday NFL Wild Card playoff game, U.S. Open golf, U.S. Women’s Open golf, and upcoming events include Olympics and Paralympics coverage. Peacock Originals available on demand include Lost Speedways, hosted by Dale Earnhardt, Jr., and In Deep with Ryan Lochte. Peacock offers daily sports programming on the NBC Sports channel which streams Peacock Original Brother from Another, as well as The Dan Patrick Show, PFT Live, and The Rich Eisen Show.
Coverage on NBC and NBCSN is live streamed on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app.
NBC Sports and U.S. Figure Skating are in the third year of a long-term media rights agreement that runs through the conclusion of the 2025-26 season.
ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2021 – Coverage Schedule
All times Eastern. Check local listings. Subject to change.
|Wed., March 24||Ladies’ Short Program||5-11 a.m. (LIVE)||9-11 a.m. (LIVE)|
|Wed., March 24||Pairs’ Short Program||1:30-6 p.m. (LIVE)||1:30–3 a.m. (Thurs.)|
|Thurs., March 25||Men’s Short Program||6-11:30 a.m. (LIVE)||5–7 p.m.|
|Thurs., March 25||Pairs’ Free Skate||1:10-5 p.m. (LIVE)||3–5 p.m. (LIVE)|
|Fri., March 26||Rhythm Dance||5:45-11 a.m. (LIVE)||10:30 p.m.–12:30 a.m.|
|Fri., March 26||Ladies’ Free Skate||1-5 p.m. (LIVE)||2:30–5 p.m. (LIVE)|
|Sat., March 27||Men’s Free Skate||6-10 a.m. (LIVE)||2–4 p.m.|
|Sat., March 27||Free Dance||Noon-3:30 p.m. (LIVE)||4–6 p.m.|
|Sat., March 27||Ladies’ Free Skate||8 p.m. ET/7 p.m. CT/7 p.m. MT/6:30 p.m. PT|
|Sun., April 11||Event Recap||3 p.m. ET|