NBC Sports and Eurosport Renew Partnership for International Distribution of Notre Dame Football Home Games
via press release:
Fighting Irish Football to be Broadcast Across Europe & Asia on Eurosport 2 and Eurosport Asia-Pacific
NEW YORK, August 25, 2011 – NBC Sports and the Eurosport group have extended their international television rights agreement for exclusive broadcast rights to 2011 and 2012 Notre Dame Football home games across Europe and Asia.
Beginning with Notre Dame’s first game of the season against South Florida on September 3, all Notre Dame Football home games will be broadcast throughout Europe exclusively on Eurosport 2. In addition, Eurosport has the exclusive TV rights in the 15 countries where Eurosport Asia Pacific is distributed.
Additional scheduling highlights include longtime rival Michigan State on September 17; the first primetime game played at Notre Dame Stadium in 21 years against USC on October 22; and a neutral-site game in primetime against Maryland at FedExField in Landover, Maryland.
Eurosport’s continued cooperation with NBC Sports enables viewers to enjoy premium sports events across Europe. Eurosport and NBC Sports have a longstanding partnership initiated by agreements with Apparent Gravity Media in 2006.
NBC SPORTS’ 2011 NOTRE DAME SCHEDULE
Sep 3 South Florida 3:30 p.m. ET
Sep 17 Michigan State 3:30 p.m. ET
Oct 8 Air Force 3:30 p.m. ET
Oct 22 USC 7:30 p.m. ET
Oct 29 Navy 3:30 p.m. ET
Nov 12 Maryland 7:30 p.m. ET (at FedExField in Landover, MD)
Nov 19 Boston College 4 p.m. ET