NBC Sports 2011 ISU Grand Prix Of Figure Skating TV Schedule

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October 12th, 2011

via press release:

NBC SPORTS AND UNIVERSAL SPORTS NETWORK PRESENT 2011 ISU GRAND PRIX OF FIGURE SKATING

Networks Combine for More Than 60 Hours of Coverage for All Six Grand Prix Events and the Grand Prix Final

New York and Los Angeles – October 12, 2011 – NBC Sports and Universal Sports Network will exclusively present all International Skating Union (ISU) Grand Prix of Figure Skating competitions, including the concluding Grand Prix Final. In addition, UniversalSports.com will stream live coverage of six Grand Prix events, beginning with Skate Canada through the Grand Prix Final, for a subscription price of $14.95 for all of the events. Skate America will be streamed live on www.icenetwork.com. For more information, go to http://www.universalsports.com/figure-skating/index.html.

NBC and Universal Sports Network’s broadcast team for the Grand Prix series will include play-by-play announcers Terry Gannon and Andrea Joyce, joined by a mix of analysts including NBC’s Olympic figure skating analyst Scott Hamilton, an Olympic gold medalist and four-time World champion figure skater; Olympic gold medalist and World and U.S. champion Tara Lipinski; Olympic silver medalist and four-time World medalist ice dancer Tanith Belbin; Olympic silver medalist and four-time U.S. champion pair skater Peter Carruthers; three-time U.S. champion and two-time World bronze medalist Michael Weiss; and Olympic bronze medalist and three-time World bronze medalist ice dancer Tracy Wilson. Additional analysts will be announced at a later date.

The Grand Prix series is comprised of the following events: Skate America from Ontario, Calif.; Skate Canada from Mississauga, Ontario, Canada; Cup of China from Shanghai, China; NHK Trophy from Sapporo, Japan; Trophée Eric Bompard from Paris, France; Rostelecom Cup from Moscow, Russia; and the Grand Prix Final from Quebec City, Canada.

The Grand Prix competitions are the latest Universal Sports Network events to be featured in the network’s national marketing campaign alerting viewers about its transition from over-the-air distribution to a multi-platform, high definition cable, satellite and IPTV service beginning in 2012. Viewers can make their voices heard by calling 1-800-55-GET-US to speak with their TV providers, demand access to Universal Sports Network and upgrade their experience through Universal Sports in HD, or by following this link: I Want Universal Sports.

Universal Sports and NBC Sports Broadcast Schedule

schedule subject to change

ALL TIMES ET

Skate America from Ontario, CA

Sat., Oct. 22 3-6 PM Free Dance & Men’s Free (LIVE) NBC

Sun., Oct 23 1:30-4:30 PM Short Programs: Pairs and Ladies (delay) Universal Sports

4:30-7:30 PM Ladies and Pairs Free (LIVE) Universal Sports

Tues., Oct. 25 6-9 PM Free Dance & Men’s Free (NBC re-air) Universal Sports

Skate Canada from Mississauga, Ontario, Canada

Sat., Oct. 29 4-6 PM Pairs Free (LIVE) Universal Sports

7-9 PM Men’s Free (LIVE) Universal Sports

Sun., Oct. 30 12:30-2 PM Free Dance (LIVE) Universal Sports

Sat., Nov. 5 3-5 PM Ladies and Men’s Free NBC

Sun., Nov. 6 6-8 PM Ladies and Men’s Free (NBC re-air) Universal Sports

Cup of China from Shanghai, China (SDD)

Sat., Nov. 5 6-8 PM Ladies Free and Free Dance Universal Sports

10 PM-12 AM Men’s Free and Pairs Free Universal Sports

NHK Trophy from Sapporo, Japan (SDD & delay)

Sat., Nov. 12 6-8 PM Free Dance and Pairs Free Universal Sports

Sun., Nov. 13 2-4 PM Ladies and Men’s Free NBC

6-8 PM Men’s Free Universal Sports

9:30-11:30 PM Ladies and Men’s Free (NBC re-air) Universal Sports

Trophée Eric Bompard from Paris, France (SDD & delay)

Sat., Nov. 19 6-8 PM Pairs and Men’s Free Universal Sports

9-11 PM Free Dance Universal Sports

Sun., Nov. 27 2-4 PM Ladies and Men’s Free NBC

Sun., Nov. 27 4-6 PM Ladies and Men’s Free (NBC re-air) Universal Sports

Rostelecom Cup from Moscow, Russia (SDD & delay)

Sat., Nov. 26 4-6 PM Pairs and Men’s Free Universal Sports

8-10 PM Free Dance Universal Sports

Sat., Dec. 3 1-3 PM Ladies and Men’s Free NBC

6-8 PM Ladies and Men’s Free (NBC re-air) Universal Sports

Grand Prix Final from Quebec City, Canada

Fri., Dec. 9 1-3 PM Ladies Short and Short Dance (LIVE) Universal Sports

8-10:30 PM Shorts: Pairs and Men’s (LIVE) Universal Sports

Sat., Dec. 10 5-6 PM Men’s Free Skate (LIVE) Universal Sports

8:30-10 Pairs Free Skate (LIVE) Universal Sports

Sun., Dec. 11 12-2 PM Ladies and Men’s Free NBC

5-6 PM Free Dance Universal Sports

8-10 PM Ladies and Men’s Free (NBC re-air) Universal Sports

 
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