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LINDSEY VONN HEADLINES FIS WORLD CUP DOWNHILL SKIING COVERAGE FROM LA THUILE, ITALY, THIS SATURDAY AT 3 P.M. ET ON NBC

Curling Night In America Continues on Friday Night in Primetime as Team USA Takes on Team China in Men’s Draw at 10:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN

Friday Night Is Curling Night” – Curling Night In America Averages Over 100,000 Viewers For Five Consecutive Friday Night Telecasts

Winter Youth Olympic Games Coverage Continues Through Weekend on NBCSN

Olympians Gracie Gold & Mirai Nagasu Highlight 2016 ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championships This Saturday at 4 p.m. ET on NBC

Universal HD and NBC Sports Live Extra Presents IBSF World Cup Bobsled and Skeleton, FIS World Cup Skiing and Snowboard Coverage This Weekend

STAMFORD, Conn. – Feb. 18, 2016 – Lindsey Vonn continues her pursuit of the FIS World Cup alpine skiing victories record from La Thuile, Italy, this Saturday at 3 p.m. ET on NBC, headlining NBC Sports Group’s Olympic winter sports coverage across NBC, NBCSN, Universal HD and NBC Sports Live Extra.

This weekend’s coverage includes the latest installment of Curling Night In America on NBCSN, as 2006 Olympic bronze medalist and three-time Olympian John Shuster and Team USA take on Team China this Friday night at 10:30 p.m. ET. NBCSN’s presentation of the 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games from Lillehammer, Norway, continues through the weekend, while NBC Sports Group will provide coverage of the ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championships. In addition, Universal HD and NBC Sports Live Extra will provide FIS World Cup skiing and snowboard and IBSF World Cup bobsled and skeleton coverage this weekend.

NBC Sports Live Extra – NBC Sports Group’s live streaming product for desktops, mobile devices, tablets and connected TVs – will stream all of this weekend’s Olympic winter sports coverage.

FIS WORLD CUP ALPINE SKIING – SATURDAY AT 3 P.M. ET ON NBC

NBC Sports continues its coverage of the FIS World Cup alpine skiing season this Saturday at 3 p.m. ET on NBC, as Lindsey Vonn continues her pursuit of the World Cup victories record in La Thuile, Italy. Vonn notched her 76th win in Germany two weeks ago, and is only 10 wins away from reaching the all-time mark of 86, held by Sweden’s Ingemar Stenmark. Vonn currently leads this season’s overall World Cup standings (1060 points) ahead of Swiss 2014 Olympic bronze medalist Lara Gut (973). Steve Porino (play-by-play) and two-time Olympian Kaylin Richardson (analyst) will provide commentary for Saturday’s coverage on NBC.

NBC Sports Live Extra and Universal HD will also air men’s FIS World Cup alpine skiing coverage from Chamonix, France, this weekend, beginning on Friday morning at 8 a.m. ET.


CURLING NIGHT IN AMERICA – 
TOMORROW NIGHT AT 10:30 P.M. ET ON NBCSN

Friday Night is Curling Night on NBCSN with a new episode of Curling Night In America tomorrow night at 10:30 p.m. ET. The penultimate installation of the eight-episode television event on NBCSN will feature John Shuster and Team USA against Team China on the men’s side. Last week, Team Japan defeated Team USA by a score of 5-2 in the women’s draw.

The event features Team USA, as well as China, Japan, and Scotland, and includes one men’s, women’s and mixed doubles team from each nation. Jason Knapp (play-by-play) and 2006 Olympic bronze medalist and eight-time U.S. national champion Pete Fenson (analyst) will provide commentary, while Tanith White (reporter) offers reports from Curl Mesabi in Eveleth, Minn.

Last week’s episode of Curling Night In America was the most-watched to-date, averaging 157,000 viewers, up 121% vs. last year’s average. This marked the fifth consecutive Friday night episode of Curling Night in America to eclipse 100,000 viewers.


WINTER YOUTH OLYMPIC GAMES COVERAGE CONTINUES THROUGH WEEKEND ON NBCSN

NBCSN’s daily presentation of the 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games from Lillehammer, Norway, continues through this weekend with coverage tonight at 11:30 p.m. ET/8:30 p.m. PT. NBC Sports Group commentators Carolyn MannoJimmy RobertsLiam McHugh, and Dave Briggs will combine to host NBCSN’s coverage of the 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games.

Events that will be featured at the 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games include alpine skiing, ice hockey, freestyle skiing and snowboarding, speedskating, luge, curling and cross-country skiing. NBC Sports will also provide digital coverage with updates and commentary throughout the Games. Click here for more information.


OLYMPIANS GRACIE GOLD & MIRAI NAGASU HIGHLIGHT 2016 ISU FOUR CONTINENTS FIGURE SKATING CHAMPIONSHIPS THIS SATURDAY AT 4 P.M. ET ON NBC

Announced earlier today, NBC Sports Group presents coverage of the 2016 ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championships from Taipei City, Chinese Taipei, this week, including the ladies’ free skate this Saturday, Feb. 20, at 4 p.m. ET on NBC. In addition, Universal HD presents coverage of the event beginning today at 3 p.m. ET with the ladies’ short program, and NBCSN presents the men’s free skate Sunday night, Feb. 21, at midnight ETClick here for more information.

Universal HD and NBC Sports Live Extra will present the IBSF World Cup Bobsled and Skeleton Championships from Igls, Austria, as well as FIS snowboard and freestyle skiing. Sports Live Extra will live stream all content airing on NBC, NBCSN and Universal HD.

Following is NBC Sports Group’s Olympic winter sports coverage on NBCSN, Universal HD and NBC Sports Live Extra:

Date Coverage Network Time
Thur., February 18 Four Continents Figure Skating – Free Dance* Universal HD 1:30 p.m.
Winter Youth Olympic Games* NBCSN 11:30 p.m.
Fri., February 19 Curling Night In America (Encore) NBCSN 12:30 a.m.
FIS World Cup Chamonix – Men’s Combined NBC Sports Live Extra 4:30 a.m.
IBSF World Championships – Women’s Skeleton NBC Sports Live Extra 5:30 a.m.
FIS World Cup Chamonix – Men’s Combined NBC Sports Live Extra 8 a.m.
IBSF World Championships – Men’s Skeleton NBC Sports Live Extra 9:30 a.m.
IBSF World Championships – Men’s Skeleton NBC Sports Live Extra 11 a.m.
Four Continents Figure Skating – Free Dance* Universal HD 12:30 p.m.
Four Continents Figure Skating – Men’s Short* Universal HD 2:30 p.m.
FIS World Cup Chamonix – Men’s Combined* Universal HD 3:30 p.m.
IBSF World Championships – Men’s Skeleton* Universal HD 5 p.m.
Curling Night In America NBCSN 10:30 p.m.
FIS Freestyle Skiing – Phoenix Park Slopestyle NBC Sports Live Extra 11 a.m.
Sat., February 20 Winter Youth Olympic Games* NBCSN 12:30 a.m.
IBSF World Championships – Women’s Skeleton NBC Sports Live Extra 3:30 a.m.
FIS World Cup La Thuile – Women’s Downhill NBC Sports Live Extra 4:30 a.m.
IBSF World Championships – Women’s Skeleton NBC Sports Live Extra 5 a.m.
FIS Freestyle Skiing – Minsk Aerials NBC Sports Live Extra 6 a.m.
FIS World Cup Chamonix – Men’s Downhill NBC Sports Live Extra 6 a.m.
FIS World Cup La Thuile – Women’s Downhill* NBC 3 p.m.
Four Continents Figure Skating * NBC 4 p.m.
FIS World Cup Chamonix – Men’s Downhill* Universal HD 4 p.m.
IBSF World Championships – Women’s Skeleton* Universal HD 5:30 p.m.
Four Continents Figure Skating – Pairs Free* Universal HD 6:30 p.m.
FIS Freestyle Skiing – Phoenix Park Slopestyle NBC Sports Live Extra 11 a.m.
Sun., February 21 Winter Youth Olympic Games* NBCSN 1 a.m.
FIS Snowboard – Sunny Valley NBC Sports Live Extra 2 a.m.
FIS World Cup La Thuile – Women’s Super G NBC Sports Live Extra 5 a.m.
IBSF World Championships – Four-Man Bobsled NBC Sports Live Extra 9 a.m.
FIS World Cup La Thuile – Women’s Super G* Universal HD 6 p.m.
IBSF World Championships – Four-Man Bobsled* Universal HD 7:30 p.m.
Mon., February 22 Four Continents Figure Skating – Men’s Free* NBCSN 12 a.m.
Winter Youth Olympic Games* NBCSN 1 a.m.

*denotes same-day delay coverage

NBC SPORTS LIVE EXTRA

NBC Sports Live Extra – NBC Sports Group’s live streaming product for desktops, mobile devices, tablets and connected TVs – will stream this weekend’s Olympic winter sports coverage via “TV Everywhere,” giving consumers additional value to for their subscription service, and making high quality content available to MVPD customers both in and out of the home and on multiple platforms. The NBC Sports Live Extra app is available on the iTunes App Store, Google Play and Windows Store, Roku Channel Store and Apple TV.

 

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