The NBC Sports Group will provide over 295 hours of live coverage of the 2012 Tour de France.
19 of the 21 stages of the race will be telecast live on the NBC Sports Network with two stages ( 7 and 8) will air live on NBC. The networks will average 13 hours of coverage daily throughout the race.
The NBC Sports Network will have a nightly studio show evenings beginning at 8:00p.m. ET and will feature a combination of race coverage and cycling insight, as well as highlights from some of the most compelling stories throughout the Tour. Each show will include analysis and strategy segments, as well as interviews with the riders at the start and finish lines.
Phil Liggett and Paul Sherwen will once again call all the race action for both the live and nightly shows, with Craig Hummer and Steve Porino contributing as field reporters. Liam McHugh will host NBC Sports Group’s coverage alongside former American cyclists Bob Roll and Scott Moninger. Robbie Ventura.
Viewers not in front of their televisions can view the action with Tour de France LIVE, at NBCSports.com, and the Tour de France LIVE Mobile app.
Here is the full schedule of NBC’s coverage of the 2012 Tour de France:
|Sat., June 30||Prologue: Liege to Liege||8 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.||NBCSN|
|Sun., July 1||Stage 1: Liege to Seraing||8 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.||NBCSN|
|Sun., July 1||Recap Show||4 p.m. – 6 p.m.||NBC|
|Mon., July 2||Stage 2: Vise to Tournai||8 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.||NBCSN|
|Tues., July 3||Stage 3: Orchies to Boulogne-sur-mer||8 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.||NBCSN|
|Wed., July 4||Stage 4: Abbeville to Rouen||8 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.||NBCSN|
|Thurs., July 5||Stage 5: Rouen to Saint-Quentin||8 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.||NBCSN|
|Fri., July 6||Stage 6: Epernay to metz||8 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.||NBCSN|
|Sat., July 7||Stage 7: Tomblaine to La Planche des Belles Filles||8 a.m. – Noon||NBC|
|Sun., July 8||Stage 8: Belfort to Porrentruy||8 a.m. – Noon||NBC|
|Mon., July 9||Stage 9: Arc-et-Senans to Bescancon||8 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.||NBCSN|
|Wed., July 11||Stage 10: Macon to Bellegarde-sur-Valserine||8 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.||NBCSN|
|Thurs., July 12||Stage 11: Albertville to La Toussuire-Les Sybelles||7 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.||NBCSN|
|Fri., July 13||Stage 12: Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne to Annonay Davezieux||6:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.||NBCSN|
|Sat., July 14||Stage 13: Saint-Paul-Trois-Chateaux to Le Cap d’Adge||8 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.||NBCSN|
|Sun., July 15||Stage 14: Limoux to Foix||8 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.||NBCSN|
|Mon., July 16||Stage 15: Samatan to Pau||8 a.m. – Noon||NBCSN|
|Wed., July 17||Stage 16: Pau to Bagneres-de-Luchon||6:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.||NBCSN|
|Thurs., July 19||Stage 17: Bagneres-de-Luchon to Peyragudes||7:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.||NBCSN|
|Fri., July 20||Stage 18: Blagnac to Brive-la-Gaillarde||8 a.m. – 11 a.m.||NBCSN|
|Sat., July 21||Stage 19: Bonneval to Chartres||8 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.||NBCSN|
|Sun., July 22||Stage 20: Rambouillet to Paris Champs-Elysees||8 a.m. – Noon||NBCSN|
|Sun., July 22||Recap Show||1 p.m. – 3 p.m.||NBC|