NBC Sports To Air Nearly 65 Hours Of 2018 WEG Coverage

Sep 7, 2018 - 9:57 AM

NBC Sports will be airing nearly 65 hours of 2018 FEI World Equestrian Game coverage, including a record 57 live hours, beginning Wednesday, Sept. 12, from Tryon International Equestrian Center in Mill Spring, North Carolina. The coverage will be presented across NBC, NBCSN and Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA. Live coverage begins with the dressage team and individual grand prix Sept. 12 at 2 p.m. ET on Olympic Channel Home of Team USA and continues with the endurance team and individual ride at 8 p.m. ET on NBCSN. The event culminates on Sunday, Sept. 23, with live coverage of the jumping individual third competition at 12 p.m. ET on NBC, followed by the driving cones test at 1:30 p.m. ET on Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA.

Events on NBC and NBCSN will be streamed via authentication on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app. Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA content will be streamed via authentication on NBCSports.com, OlympicChannel.com, the NBC Sports app, and the Olympic Channel app.

The World Equestrian Games are held every four years in the middle of the summer Olympic cycle. World champions will be crowned across eight disciplines, including the three Olympic events (jumping, dressage and eventing). Rio bronze medalist Laura Graves is expected to headline the Americans in dressage, while three-time Olympic medalist McLain Ward should highlight the Americans in jumping.

Randy Moss calls the event on NBC and NBCSN, joined by analyst Melanie Smith-Taylor. Kenny Rice will report from Tryon International Equestrian Center.

NBC SPORTS APP: NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app — NBC Sports Group’s live streaming product for mobile devices, tablets, and connected TVs — will stream coverage on NBC and NBCSN via “TV Everywhere,” giving consumers additional value 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 app is available on Apple iOS, Android and select Samsung devices, as well as on Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Chromecast, Roku, Win10, PlayStation and Xbox.

The NBC Sports app is powered by Playmaker Media, NBC Sports Digital’s technology service which, provides end-to-end support for companies in need of best-in-class live streaming and VOD solutions.

Following is NBC Sports’ FEI World Equestrian Games™ Tryon 2018 television schedule (all times ET, subject to change):

Date Time Event Network
Wed., Sept. 12 2 p.m. Dressage Team & Individual Grand Prix: Session 2 (LIVE) Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA
Wed., Sept. 12 8 p.m. Endurance Team & Individual Ride (LIVE) NBCSN
Thurs., Sept. 13 2 p.m. Dressage Team & Individual Grand Prix: Session 4 (LIVE) Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA
Thurs., Sept. 13 7 p.m. Dressage Team & Individual Grand Prix NBCSN
Fri., Sept. 14 2:30 p.m. Dressage Individual Grand Prix Special: Session 2 (LIVE) Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA
Fri., Sept. 14 9 p.m. Dressage NBCSN
Sat., Sept. 15 Noon Eventing Cross-Country Test (LIVE) Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA
Sat., Sept. 15 11:30 p.m. Eventing NBCSN
Sun., Sept. 16 8:30 a.m. Dressage Individual Grand Prix Freestyle (LIVE) Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA
Sun., Sept. 16 3 p.m. Eventing Jumping Test (LIVE) Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA
Sun., Sept. 16 4 p.m. Eventing Jumping Test (LIVE) NBC
Tues., Sept. 18 1:30 p.m. Vaulting Individual Female Compulsory Competition (LIVE) Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA
Tues., Sept. 18 4 p.m. Vaulting Squad Compulsory Competition (LIVE) Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA
Tues., Sept. 18 6 p.m. Vaulting Individual Male Compulsory Competition (LIVE) NBCSN
Wed., Sept. 19 9 a.m. Jumping Team Competition / Individual Round 1, Session 1 (LIVE) Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA
Wed., Sept. 19 1:30 p.m. Jumping Team Competition / Individual Round 1, Session 2 (LIVE) Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA
Wed., Sept. 19 6 p.m. Vaulting Nations Teams Freestyle: Individual & Squad (LIVE) NBCSN
Thurs., Sept. 20 9 a.m. Jumping Team Competition /Individual Qualifier: Session 1 (LIVE) Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA
Thurs., Sept. 20 1:30 p.m. Jumping Team Competition /Individual Qualifier: Session 2 (LIVE) Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA
Thurs., Sept. 20 6 p.m. Vaulting Pas de Deux Freestyle (LIVE) NBCSN
Fri., Sept. 21 1:30 p.m. Jumping Team Medals (LIVE) Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA
Fri., Sept. 21 11:30 p.m. Jumping Team Medals NBCSN
Sat., Sept. 22 11 a.m. Driving Marathon Test (LIVE) Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA
Sun., Sept. 23 1 a.m. Driving Marathon Test NBCSN
Sun., Sept. 23 Noon Jumping Individual Third Competition: Round B (LIVE) NBC
Sun., Sept. 23 1:30 p.m. Driving Cones Test Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA
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