NBC SPORTS GROUP TO PROVIDE MORE THAN 200 HOURS OF 2018 WORLD CURLING CHAMPIONSHIPS COVERAGE

 

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NBC SPORTS GROUP TO PROVIDE MORE THAN 200 HOURS OF 2018 WORLD CURLING CHAMPIONSHIPS COVERAGE

Press Release

March 21, 2018

Live Coverage of World Women’s Curling Championship From North Bay, Ontario, Continues Today at 2 p.m. ET on NBCSN with Team USA vs. China

Coverage of World Men’s Curling Championship From Las Vegas Begins Saturday, March 31, at 9:30 p.m. ET Live on NBCSN – Team USA vs. Japan

STAMFORD, Conn. – March 21, 2018 – NBC Sports Group will present more than 200 hours of coverage from the 2018 World Women’s and Men’s Curling Championships over the next month across NBCSN, Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA., NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app, and OlympicChannel.com and the Olympic Channel app.

The World Women’s Curling Championship will take place through March 25 in North Bay, Ontario, while the World Men’s Curling Championship will be held in Las Vegas, Nev., and will take place March 31 – April 8. Live coverage of the World Women’s Curling Championship on NBCSN continues today at 2 p.m. ET with Team USA vs. China.

Jason Knapp (play-by-play), 2006 Olympic bronze medalist Pete Fenson (analyst), and 2010 Olympic gold medalist Kevin Martin (analyst) will combine to provide commentary throughout the 2018 World Curling Championships.

All coverage that airs on NBCSN and Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA will be streamed on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app, while streaming-only coverage can be found on OlympicChannel.com and the Olympic Channel app.

Coverage of Olympic Sports on NBC Sports Group platforms is a presentation of the Olympic Channel, Home of Team USA.


WORLD WOMEN’S CURLING CHAMPIONSHIP – THROUGH MARCH 25

Team USA is led by skip Jamie Sinclair, a two-time U.S. champion who recently served as an analyst on NBC Olympics’ curling coverage, along with Alex Carlson (vice skip), Vicky Persinger (second), Monica Walker (lead), and Jenna Martin (alternate). Last year, Team USA finished in fifth place at the World Women’s Curling Championship in Beijing, China.

Following is NBC Sports Group’s World Women’s Curling Championship coverage:

Date Coverage Network Time (ET)
Wed., March 21 Pool Play – Team USA vs. China NBCSN 2 p.m.
Pool Play – Japan vs. Italy Streaming* 7 p.m.
Thur., March 22 Pool Play – Sweden vs. Japan Streaming* 9 a.m.
Pool Play – China vs. Italy Streaming* 2 p.m.
Pool Play – South Korea vs. Japan Streaming* 7 p.m.
Fri., March 23 Pool Play – Japan vs. Canada Streaming* 9 a.m.
Pool Play – Japan vs. Czech Republic Streaming* 2 p.m.
Pool Play – Team USA vs. Canada NBCSN 7 p.m.
Sat., March 24 Playoff Round Streaming* 9 a.m.
Playoff Round Streaming* 9 a.m.
Semifinal Round NBCSN 2 p.m.
Semifinal Round Olympic Channel 7 p.m.
Sun., March 25 Bronze Medal Game Olympic Channel 10 a.m.
Gold Medal Game NBCSN 3 p.m.

*OlympicChannel.com and Olympic Channel app

WORLD MEN’S CURLING CHAMPIONSHIP – MARCH 31 – APRIL 8

The U.S. men’s team at the World Men’s Curling Championship will be led by skip Greg Persinger along with Rich Ruohonen, Colin Hufman, and Phil Tilker, after winning the 2018 USA Curling National Championships earlier this month. John Shuster’s rink, which finished fourth last year, did not compete at the National Championships following their historic Olympic gold medal victory in PyeongChang in February.

Following is NBC Sports Group’s World Men’s Curling Championship coverage:

Date Coverage Network Time (ET)
Sat., March 31 Pool Play – China vs. Switzerland Streaming* 4:30 p.m.
Pool Play – Russia vs. Canada Streaming* 4:30 p.m.
Pool Play – Canada vs. Scotland Streaming* 9:30 p.m.
Pool Play – Team USA vs. Japan NBCSN 9:30 p.m.
Sun., April 1 Pool Play – Team USA vs. Netherlands Olympic Channel 11:30 a.m.
Pool Play – Japan vs. South Korea Streaming* 11:30 a.m.
Pool Play – Team USA vs. South Korea Olympic Channel 4:30 p.m.
Pool Play – Japan vs. Norway Streaming* 4:30 p.m.
Pool Play – Canada vs. Switzerland Olympic Channel 9:30 p.m.
Pool Play – China vs. Germany Streaming* 9:30 p.m.
Mon., April 2 Pool Play – Japan vs. Netherlands Streaming* 11:30 p.m.
Pool Play – Team USA vs. Norway NBCSN^ 12 p.m.
Pool Play – Team USA vs. Scotland Olympic Channel 4:30 p.m.
Pool Play – Italy vs. Canada Streaming* 4:30 p.m.
Pool Play – Russia vs. Norway Streaming* 9:30 p.m.
Pool Play – China vs. Japan Streaming* 9:30 p.m.
Tues., April 3 Pool Play – Japan vs. Russia Streaming* 11:30 a.m.
Pool Play – South Korea vs. Canada Streaming* 11:30 a.m.
Pool Play – Team USA vs. Sweden Olympic Channel 4:30 p.m.
Pool Play – Canada vs. Japan Streaming* 4:30 p.m.
Pool Play – Sweden vs. Norway Olympic Channel 9:30 p.m.
Pool Play – China vs. Italy Streaming* 9:30 p.m.
Wed., April 4 Pool Play – Norway vs. Canada Streaming* 11:30 a.m.
Pool Play – Team USA vs. Russia NBCSN^ 12 p.m.
Pool Play – Team USA vs. Germany Olympic Channel 4:30 p.m.
Pool Play – Japan vs. Italy Streaming* 4:30 p.m.
Pool Play – Netherlands vs. Canada Streaming* 9:30 p.m.
Pool Play – Scotland vs. Japan Streaming* 9:30 p.m.
Thur., April 5 Pool Play – Norway vs. Scotland Olympic Channel 11:30 a.m.
Pool Play – Sweden vs. China Streaming* 11:30 a.m.
Pool Play – Germany vs. Japan Streaming* 4:30 p.m.
Pool Play – Canada vs. China Streaming* 4:30 p.m.
Pool Play – Switzerland vs. Japan Streaming* 9:30 p.m.
Pool Play – Team USA vs. Canada NBCSN^ 10:30 p.m.
Fri., April 6 Pool Play – Team USA vs. China Olympic Channel 11:30 a.m.
Pool Play – Canada vs. Sweden Streaming* 11:30 a.m.
Pool Play – Japan vs. Sweden Streaming* 4:30 p.m.
Pool Play – China vs. Scotland Streaming* 4:30 p.m.
Pool Play – Team USA vs. Switzerland Olympic Channel 9:30 p.m.
Pool Play – Germany vs. Canada Streaming* 9:30 p.m.
Sat., April 7 Playoff Round Streaming* 11:30 a.m.
Playoff Round Streaming* 11:30 a.m.
Semifinal Round Olympic Channel 4:30 p.m.
Semifinal Round Olympic Channel 9:30 p.m.
Sun., April 8 Bronze Medal Game Olympic Channel 3 p.m.
Gold Medal Game NBCSN 8 p.m.

^same-day delay
*OlympicChannel.com and Olympic Channel app

NBCSPORTS.COM AND THE NBC SPORTS APP

NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app – NBC Sports Group’s live streaming product for desktops, mobile devices, tablets, and connected TVs – will stream World Curling Championships coverage airing on NBCSN and Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA. The NBC Sports app will stream coverage via “TV Everywhere,” giving consumers additional value to their subscription service, and making high-quality content available to MVPD customers both in and out of the home and on multiple platforms. Powered by Playmaker Media, the NBC Sports app is available on Apple iOS, Android and select Samsung devices, as well as on Amazon Fire, Apple TV, Chromecast, Roku, Win10, and Xbox.


ABOUT OLYMPIC CHANNEL: HOME OF TEAM USA

Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA is a partnership between the International Olympic Committee, the United States Olympic Committee, and NBCUniversal. The TV network offers fans year-round programming of Olympic Sports from around the world, highlighting their favorite American athletes and teams. Programming emphasizes live events from a broad portfolio of summer and winter Olympic Sports. It also includes Olympic-themed original content produced by all three parties, such as original programs produced by filmmakers from around the world commissioned by the global Olympic Channel; rich archival footage from the IOC and NBCU’s libraries of Olympic features and documentaries; and original Team USA programming produced by the USOC that provides authentic, wide-ranging and athlete-focused coverage of the Olympic Movement in the United States. Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA is live streamed on OlympicChannel.com, the Olympic Channel app, NBCSports.com, and the NBC Sports app. Select replays and highlights are available on these digital platforms as well as TeamUSA.org.

–NBC SPORTS GROUP–

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