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NBC SPORTS PROGRAMMING UPDATE FOR APRIL 7-12

NBC Sports Schedule for NBC and NBCSN, April 7-12

(All times ET unless otherwise noted, subject to change)

(* Programming description at bottom of chart)

Tuesday, April 7 - NBCSN

7 a.m. – 9 a.m. PFT Live (LIVE)
9 a.m. – 11 a.m. PFT Live
11 a.m. – Noon Sky Sports News (LIVE)
Noon – 1 p.m. Lunch Talk Live (LIVE)*
1 p.m. – 3 p.m. IMSA WeatherTech Sports Car Championship – Twists and Turns Tuesday: Long Beach 2019
3 p.m. – 5 p.m. IndyCar Series – Twists and Turns Tuesday: Long Beach 2017
5 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Unsung NHL Playoff Heroes – Hockey Happy Hour: Brock McGinn – Carolina vs. Washington (2019 Eastern Conf., First Round, Game 7)
6:30 p.m. – 7 p.m. Hockey Happy Hour – #HockeyAtHome: Episode 1 – NHL Brothers*
7 p.m. – 8 p.m. NASCAR America – NBC eSports Short Track iRacing Challenge: Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis
8 p.m. – 10 p.m. NASCAR Cup Series – Twists and Turns Tuesday: Charlotte Motor Speedway Inaugural ROVAL 2018
10 p.m. – Midnight NASCAR Cup Series – Twists and Turns Tuesday: Watkins Glen 2017
Midnight – 2 a.m. Supercross – Twists and Turns Tuesday: Arlington 2019
2 a.m. – 3 a.m. Monster Jam – Twists and Turns Tuesday: World Finals 2019 – Orlando
Wednesday, April 8 - NBCSN
7 a.m. – 9 a.m. PFT Live (LIVE)
9 a.m. – 11 a.m. PFT Live
11 a.m. – Noon Sky Sports News (LIVE)
Noon – 1 p.m. Lunch Talk Live (LIVE)*
1 p.m. – 3 p.m. NASCAR Cup Series – Wednesdale: Talladega Superspeedway 2019
3 p.m. – 5 p.m. NASCAR Cup Series – Wednesdale: Chicagoland Speedway 2018
5 p.m. – 6 p.m. Unsung NHL Playoff Heroes – Hockey Happy Hour: Chris Kunitz – Ottawa vs. Pittsburgh (2017 Eastern Conf. Final, Game 7)
6 p.m. – 7 p.m. Hockey Happy Hour: NHL: Pause and Rewind (PREMIERE)*
7 p.m. – 8 p.m. NASCAR America – NBC eSports Short Track iRacing Challenge: Myrtle Beach Speedway
8 p.m. – 10 p.m. NASCAR Classic – Wednesdale: Pepsi 400 – Daytona International Speedway, July 2001
10 p.m. – Midnight NASCAR Cup Series – Wednesdale: Talladega Superspeedway 2017
Midnight – 2 a.m. NASCAR Classic – Wednesdale: Martinsville Speedway 2005
2 a.m. – 3 a.m. Wednesdale: Dale Jr. Download – Tony Stewart
Thursday, April 9 - NBCSN
7 a.m. – 9 a.m. PFT Live (LIVE)
9 a.m. – 11 a.m. PFT Live
11 a.m. – Noon Sky Sports News (LIVE)
Noon – 1 p.m. Lunch Talk Live (LIVE)*
1 p.m. – 3 p.m. IndyCar Series – Best at the Brickyard: Grand Prix of Indianapolis 2019
3 p.m. – 5 p.m. NASCAR Classic – Best at the Brickyard: 2005 Brickyard 400
5 p.m. – 6 p.m. Hockey Happy Hour: NHL: Pause and Rewind*
6 p.m. – 7 p.m. Unsung NHL Playoff Heroes – Hockey Happy Hour: Alec Martinez – New York Rangers vs. Los Angeles (2014 Stanley Cup Final, Game 5)
7 p.m. – 8 p.m. NASCAR America – NBC eSports Short Track iRacing Challenge: Martinsville Speedway (Championship Race)
8 p.m. – 11 p.m. IndyCar Series – Best at the Brickyard: 103rd Indianapolis 500 (2019)
11 p.m. – Midnight Best at the Brickyard: Drive Like Andretti*
Midnight – 2 a.m. NASCAR Classic – Best at the Brickyard: 2004 Brickyard 400
2 a.m. – 3 a.m. Best at the Brickyard: Dale Jr. Download – Simon Pagenaud (100th Indy 500 Special)
Friday, April 10 - NBCSN
7 a.m. – 9 a.m. PFT Live (LIVE)
9 a.m. – 11 a.m. PFT Live
11 a.m. – Noon Sky Sports News (LIVE)
Noon – 1 p.m. Lunch Talk Live (LIVE)*
1 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Carcass
1:30 p.m. – 2 p.m. Engine Power
2 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Detroit Muscle
2:30 p.m. – 3 p.m. Detroit Muscle
3 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Truck Tech
3:30 p.m. – 4 p.m. Engine Power
4 p.m. – 8 p.m. TVG Trackside Live (LIVE)
8 p.m. – 10 p.m. NASCAR Classic – Daytona Speed Day: 2004 Daytona 500
10 p.m. – Midnight NASCAR Classic – Daytona Speed Day: Pepsi 400 – Daytona International Speedway, July 2001
Midnight – 2 a.m. Supercross – Daytona Speed Day: Daytona 2020
2 a.m. – 3 a.m. IMSA WeatherTech Sports Car Championship – Daytona Speed Day: 2020 Rolex 24
Saturday, April 11 - NBC
1 p.m. – 3 p.m. The Impossible Dream*
3 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Detroit vs. Pittsburgh (2008 Stanley Cup Final, Game 6)
4:30 p.m. – 6 p.m. Pittsburgh vs. Detroit (2009 Stanley Cup Final, Game 7)
Saturday, April 11 - NBCSN
6 a.m. – 7 a.m. Soccerbox – Wayne Rooney*
7 a.m. – 8 a.m. Soccerbox – Steve Gerrard*
8 a.m. – 9 a.m. Premier League Goals of the Season 2003-04
9 a.m. – 10 a.m. Premier League Goals of the Season 2004-05
10 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Premier League Classic Match: Manchester City v. Queens Park Rangers (May 13, 2012)
10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. Premier League Classic Match: Norwich v. Liverpool (Jan. 23, 2016)
11 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Premier League Classic Match: Arsenal v. Tottenham (Nov. 20, 2010)
11:30 a.m. – Noon Premier League Classic Match: Newcastle v. Manchester United (Oct. 20, 1996)
Noon – 12:30 p.m. Premier League Classic Match: Liverpool v. Newcastle (Apr. 3, 1996)
12:30 p.m. – 1 p.m. Reno Air Race
1 p.m. – 2 p.m. American Flat Track: Meadowlands 2018
2 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Mecum Presents: The Eddie Vannoy Collection
2:30 p.m. – 3 p.m. Mecum Top 10: Mustangs
3 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Mecum Top 10: Dodge
3:30 p.m. – 4 p.m. Mecum Top 10: Camaros 7
4 p.m. – 8 p.m. TVG Trackside Live (LIVE)
8 p.m. – 10 p.m. NASCAR Cup Series Championship – Championship Saturday: Miami Homestead 2016
10 p.m. – Midnight IndyCar Series Championship – Championship Saturday: Sonoma 2015
Midnight – 2 a.m. NASCAR Cup Series Championship – Championship Saturday: Miami Homestead 2004
2 a.m. – 3 a.m. American Flat Track – Championship Saturday: Meadowlands 2018
Sunday, April 12 - NBC
1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Chicago vs. Philadelphia (2010 Stanley Cup Final, Game 6)
2:30 p.m. – 4 p.m. Boston vs. Vancouver (2011 Stanley Cup Final, Game 7)
4 p.m. – 6 p.m. ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final 2019
Sunday, April 12 - NBCSN
6 a.m. – 7 a.m. Premier League Season in Review 2000-01
7 a.m. – 8 a.m. Premier League Season in Review 2001-02
8 a.m. – 10 a.m. Premier League Match of the Week: Liverpool v. Chelsea (Apr. 27, 2014)
10 a.m. – Noon Premier League Match of the Week: Manchester City v. West Ham (May 11, 2014)
Noon – 2 p.m. Premier League Match of the Week: Tottenham v. Chelsea (Jan. 1, 2015)
2 p.m. – 3 p.m. Monster Jam – Sunday Funday: World Finals 2019 – Orlando
3 p.m. – 4 p.m. IMSA WeatherTech Sports Car Championship – Sunday Funday: 2020 Rolex 24
4 p.m. – 8 p.m. TVG Trackside Live (LIVE)
8 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. SNF Classic Games – Cowboys-Jets on 10th Anniversary of 9/11: Dallas vs. New York Jets (Week 1, 2011)
10:30 p.m. – 12:30 a.m. NASCAR Cup Series – Sunday Funday: Talladega Superspeedway 2019
12:30 p.m. – 2:30 a.m. IndyCar Series – Sunday Funday: Texas Motor Speedway 2016
2:30 a.m. – 3 a.m. Sunday Funday: Racing Roots – Kyle Larson*

Episode descriptions:

Drive Like Andretti: The captivating documentary celebrates the life of Mario Andretti – the only driver ever to win the Indianapanolis 500, Daytona 500, and a Formula 1 World Championship – and details his first-person account as a refugee, immigrant, cultural icon and racing legend. The film chronicles Andretti’s improbable journey, beginning as a war refugee in Italy and concluding as the most famous racecar driver on Earth.

Lunch Talk Live: The live, hour-long daily show hosted by Mike Tirico focuses on the current state of the sports world and the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, providing guests with a platform to discuss the state of sports, voice their personal stories and detail how they are adapting their daily lives during this challenging time.

#HockeyAtHome: Episode 1 – NHL Brothers: Kathryn Tappen and Sportsnet host David Amber co-host a 30-minute program about brothers in the NHL. The three sets of brothers interviewed and featured in the program are: the Staals (Eric, Jordan, and Marc), the Tkachuks (Matthew and Brady) and the Hughes (Jack and Quinn).

NHL: Pause and Rewind Special: The one-hour special will take a look back at the 2018-19 NHL season as well as how players are spending their time off in the current league hiatus. Highlighted segments will include a look at the current top five teams in each conference, reflecting on the season’s milestones, including Alex Ovechkin’s historic 700 goal accomplishment, as well as revisiting the Blues’ improbable Stanley Cup victory last season.

Racing Roots – Kyle Larson: Hosted by auto racing icon and NASCAR on NBC analyst Kyle Petty, and NASCAR on NBC reporter Rutledge Wood, the original program provides fans with an in-depth look at the people, places and events which helped inspire their success in motorsports. This episode chronicles the life of three-time NASCAR Cup Series winner Kyle Larson from his childhood home and local dirt track to his professional racing career.

Soccerbox: Manchester United legend Gary Neville sits down with fellow past Premier League stars to discuss their time in the game and some of the notable matches in which they played against one another.

The Impossible Dream: A look-back at Manchester United’s unprecedented, treble-winning season of 1998-99, in which they won the three most prestigious club trophies in English football – the Premier League, the Champions League and the FA Cup.


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