Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia will have comprehensive coverage of the 2012 TD Bank Philadelphia International Cycling Championship taking place on Sunday 3 June. Comcast SportsNet’s notable race programming includes a 30-minute race preview ‘Geared Up’ airing on Friday 1 June, daily coverage in ‘Daily News Live’ and ‘SportsNite’, and a one-hour race recap special on Sunday 3 June
Race preview special
On Friday 1 June at 10:30 local time, Comcast SportsNet will air ‘Geared Up’, a 30 minute program previewing the 2012 TD Bank Philadelphia International Cycling Championship. Marshall Harris will host the program, alongside cycling expert John Eustice, which features course highlights and riders to look out for on race day.
Geared Up will replay on Saturday 2 June at 13:30 on Comcast SportsNet and Saturday 2 June at 16:30 on The Comcast Network. Comcast SportsNet has already commenced the broadcast of daily Geared Up features in its SportsNite show.
Race day coverage
On Sunday 3 June, Comcast SportsNet will have a complete race recap during SportsNite at 18:00, followed by a one-hour ‘TD Bank Philadelphia International Cycling Champs: Race Recap’ special, hosted by John Eustice and Todd Gogulski at 18:30.
Eustice is a Philly-area native and a former US National Cycling Champion, while Gogulski is an analyst for NBC Universal Sports and former professional cyclist who was crowned ‘King of the Mountain’ during the 1991 race for scaling the famed Manayunk Wall.
The TD Bank Philadelphia International Cycling Champs: Race Recap will relive the race from the exciting start to the finish, with complete highlights and storylines interwoven throughout the program. Lisa Hillary will have interviews with the winners and will share the sights and sounds of race day.
The TD Bank Philadelphia International Cycling Champs: Race Recap program will replay on Comcast SportsNet on Sunday 3 June, Tuesday 5 June and Saturday 9 June. It will also air on The Comcast Network on Monday 4 June and Saturday 9 June. The one-hour program will also be available to Xfinity! On Demand customers beginning on Monday 4 June.
Coverage across the US
Comcast SportsNet’s family of regional sports networks will air the race in their local markets, reaching nearly 24 million households. The following networks also carry the race special: Comcast SportsNet Mid-Atlantic, Comcast SportsNet New England, Comcast SportsNet Bay Area, Comcast SportsNet Chicago, Comcast SportsNet Northwest and CSS.
NBC Sports Network will air the 60 minute race special nationally on Monday 4 June.
Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia, part of the NBC Sports Group, is a leading regional sports network reaching more than three million viewers in and around Philadelphia, Southern New Jersey and Delaware. Together with The Comcast Network, Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia provides local sports fans with a comprehensive array of sports coverage and insights.
The TD Bank Philadelphia International Cycling Championship is owned and managed by PCT Pennsylvania LLC, an affiliate of Pro Cycling Tour based in Coatesville, Pennslyvania. Pro Cycling Tour creates and manages a variety of cycling events and special programs for corporate sponsors, non-profit organizations and municipalities.