NBC Sports and U.S. Figure Skating Announce 2019-20 Television Schedule

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado (October 2, 2019) — NBC Sports and U.S. Figure Skating announced today the broadcast schedule for the 2019-20 figure skating season, featuring 80+ hours of coverage between October and April.

Beginning with Skate America, NBC Sports will present 30+ hours of figure skating coverage on NBC, with 50+ hours airing on NBCSN. In addition, Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA will present original programming plus encores of NBC and NBCSN figure skating coverage of several events. Coverage will showcase the U.S. Figure Skating Championships, ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Series (including Skate America), ISU World Championships, ISU Four Continents Championships and the ISU European Championships. Every skate is available live and commercial free with the Figure Skating Pass on NBC Sports Gold.

NBC Sports will kick off its Grand Prix Series coverage with 2019 Skate America presented by American Cruise Lines, set for Oct. 18-20 in Las Vegas. The entire event will be covered live on NBC Sports Gold, with seven hours on NBC and NBCSN. Every stop on the Grand Prix Series will feature same-weekend coverage on NBC and will conclude with a Grand Prix Final recap show on Dec. 22.

NBC Sports’ four-day live coverage of the U.S. Figure Skating Championships, which will be held Jan. 23-26, 2020, in Greensboro, North Carolina, features each discipline, including live primetime NBCSN coverage of the ladies’ short program and free skate on Thursday, Jan. 23 and Friday, Jan. 24, respectively. The men’s competition will feature two live shows on NBC on Saturday, Jan. 25 and Sunday, Jan. 26. The Skating Spectacular will air Sunday, Feb. 2 on NBC.

Additionally, NBC Sports will televise 10 hours of the ISU European Championships, as well as 10 hours of the ISU Four Continents Championships.

NBC and NBCSN will cover 18 hours of the ISU World Figure Skating Championships, which are set for March 18-21, in Montreal. The ladies and men’s free skate will be featured in primetime on Friday, March 21, and Saturday, March 22.

Coverage on NBC and NBCSN is live streamed on NBCSports.com, and the NBC Sports app. Coverage on Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA is available on OlympicChannel.com, the Olympic Channel app, NBCSports.com, and the NBC Sports app.

NBC Sports Gold will feature live and on-demand streaming of every skater in every discipline throughout the season through the “Figure Skating Pass.” NBC Sports Gold is available on Apple iOS & tvOS, Android, Android TV, Amazon Fire TV, Xfinity XI, Xfinity Flex, Roku, Chromecast and NBCSportsGold.com.

NBC Sports and U.S. Figure Skating are in the midst of a long-term media rights agreement that will run through 2026.

 

2019-20 U.S. Figure Skating Broadcast Schedule
All times Eastern, check local listings, subject to change

 

Date

2019 ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Series

Time (ET)

Network

Saturday, Oct. 19

Skate America presented by American Cruise Lines

12 - 2 a.m.

NBCSN (Live)

Saturday, Oct. 19

Skate America presented by American Cruise Lines

6 - 8 p.m.

NBCSN (Live)

Sunday, Oct. 20

Skate America presented by American Cruise Lines

1 - 3 a.m.

NBCSN

Sunday, Oct. 20

Skate America presented by American Cruise Lines

12 - 1 p.m.

NBC

Saturday, Oct. 26

Skate America presented by American Cruise Lines

4:30 - 6 p.m.

NBC

Sunday, Oct. 27

Skate Canada

4:30 – 6 p.m.

NBC

Sunday, Nov. 3

Grand Prix France

4 – 6 p.m.

NBC

Sunday, Nov. 10

Grand Prix China

12 - 1:30 p.m.

NBC

Sunday, Nov. 17

Grand Prix Russia

12 – 1:30 p.m.

NBC

Sunday, Nov. 24

Grand Prix Japan

4 – 6 p.m.

NBC

Friday, Dec. 6

Grand Prix Final

9 – 11 p.m.

NBCSN

Saturday, Dec. 7

Grand Prix Final

9 – 11 p.m.

NBCSN

Sunday, Dec. 22

Grand Prix Final

4 - 6 p.m.

NBC

Date

2020 U.S. Figure Skating Championships Greensboro, North Carolina - Jan. 23 - 26

Time (ET)

Network

Thursday, Jan. 23

Pairs’ Short Program

5 - 7 p.m.

NBCSN (Live)

Thursday, Jan. 23

Ladies’ Short Program

9 - 11 p.m.

NBCSN (Live)

Friday, Jan. 24

Rhythm Dance

5 – 6 p.m.

NBCSN (Live)

Friday, Jan. 24

Ladies’ Free Skate

8 - 11 p.m.

NBC (Live)

Saturday, Jan. 25

Men’s Short Program

2:30 - 4:30 p.m.

NBC (Live)

Saturday, Jan. 25

Free Dance & Pairs’ Free Skate

8 -11 p.m.

NBCSN (Live)

Sunday, Jan. 26

Men's Free Skate

3 - 6 p.m.

NBC (Live)

Saturday, Feb. 2

Skating Spectacular

4 – 6 p.m.

NBC

Date

2020 ISU Championship Events

Time (ET)

Network

Wednesday, Jan. 22

European Championships: Men's Short

11:30 p.m. - 1:30 a.m.

NBCSN

Thursday, Jan. 23

European Championships: Men’s Free

7 - 9 p.m.

NBCSN

Friday, Jan. 24

European Championships: Ladies’ Short

11 p.m. - 1 a.m.

NBCSN

Sunday, Jan. 26

European Championships: Ladies’ Free

10 p.m. - 12 a.m.

NBCSN

Saturday, Feb. 1

European Championships: Men's and Ladies’ Free

3 - 5 p.m.

NBC

Thursday, Feb. 6

Four Continents Championships: Ladies’ Short

3 - 5 p.m.

NBCSN

Friday, Feb. 7

Four Continents Championships: Free Dance

7:30 – 9:30 p.m.

NBCSN

Friday, Feb. 7

Four Continents Championships: Men’s Short

11 p.m. - 1 a.m.

NBCSN

Saturday, Feb. 8

Four Continents Championships: Ladies’ Free

7 – 9 p.m.

NBCSN

Sunday, Feb. 9

Four Continents Championships: Ladies’ & Men’s Free

4 – 6 p.m.

NBC

Sunday, Feb. 9

Four Continents Championships: Men’s Free

11 p.m. - 1 a.m.

NBCSN

Wednesday, March 18

World Championships: Pairs’ Short

12:30 – 2:30 p.m.

NBCSN (Live)

Thursday, March 19

World Championships: Ladies’ Short

6 – 8 p.m.

NBCSN

Thursday, March 19

World Championships: Pairs’ Free

8 – 10 p.m.

NBCSN (Live)

Thursday, March 19

World Championships: Men's Short

10 p.m. - 12 a.m.

NBCSN

Friday, March 20

World Championships: Rhythm Dance

6 – 8 p.m.

NBCSN

Friday, March 20

World Championships: Ladies’ Free

8 - 10 p.m.

NBCSN (Live)

Saturday, March 21

World Championships: Ladies’ Free

1 – 3 p.m.

NBC

Saturday, March 21

World Championships: Men’s Free

9 – 11 p.m.

NBC (Live)

Sunday, March 22

World Championships: Free Dance

4 – 6 p.m.

NBCSN

Sunday, April 12

Season Recap Show

4 – 6 p.m.

NBC