NBC readies comprehensive Royal Ascot TV coverage

Edited Press Release
June 11, 2019 04:44pm
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Photo: Eclipse Sportswire - Bob Mayberger

Eddie Olczyk and Britney Eurton will join NBC Sports’ presentation of Royal Ascot, making their debuts next week during comprehensive coverage of the Royal Meeting in Ascot, England. 

Beginning at 8:30 a.m. ET Tuesday, NBC Sports will air daily live coverage on NBCSN through Friday before the meet culminates on NBC on Saturday, June 22, starting at 9 a.m. ET. In total, NBC Sports will present 22 hours of coverage over the five-day stretch.

Olczyk, a handicapper/analyst on NBC Sports’ horse racing coverage, will work Ascot on Friday, June 21 and Saturday, June 22, while Eurton will co-host NBC Sports’ coverage for all five telecasts.

Olczyk, who will be attending Ascot for the first time, will provide American audiences with a closer look at the lively world of betting the races in the UK and share insight for the American bettor.

Eurton, who will attend the Royal Meeting for the fourth time, makes her NBC Sports’ debut on the event serving as co-host for all five days alongside 
Nick Luck. NBC News’ Dylan Dreyer will once again join the broadcast on Friday and Saturday.

In addition, 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 NBCSN and NBC via “TV Everywhere,” giving consumers additional value for their subscription service.

Following is NBC Sports’ schedule for Royal Ascot:

Tuesday 8:30 a.m. ET NBCSN
Wednesday 8:30 a.m. ET NBCSN
Thursday 8:30 a.m. ET NBCSN
Friday 8:30 a.m. ET NBCSN
Saturday 9 a.m. ET NBC

 

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