|By Marketwired .||
|April 16, 2014 04:49 PM EDT||
LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwired - April 16, 2014) - On Monday, April 21, 2014, the world will run as one with the City of Boston for the 118th running of the Boston Marathon. Universal Sports Network will provide exclusive LIVE national coverage of Boston's legendary event from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. ET.
Leading up to the race, Universal Sports will air a special preview show from the finish line on Boylston Street featuring analysis of the elite field and live interviews on Saturday, April 19, from 4 to 6 p.m. ET.
In addition to live television coverage, UniversalSports.com will live-stream the Boston Marathon, and also feature a "finish line web cam" that shows all runners as they cross the finish line. The finish line video will be available following the race so that runners can search their finish line time to relive their marathon finish.
Universal Sports Network Schedule: 2014 Boston Marathon
Subject to change -- all times Eastern.
Saturday, April 19
4 - 6 p.m. ET - 2014 Boston Marathon Preview Show-LIVE
Monday, April 21
8:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. ET - 2014 Boston Marathon-LIVE
10:30 a.m. ET - Finish Line Web Cam starts
4 - 5 p.m. ET - 2014 Boston Marathon Wrap-Up Show-LIVE
8 and 11 p.m. ET - 2014 Boston Marathon (Encore Presentation)
Universal Sports will be available nationwide via free preview on all of its distribution partners from April 14-21. To find Universal Sports on your channel finder, please visit UniversalSports.com.
About Universal Sports
Universal Sports Network, a partnership between NBC Sports and InterMedia Partners, LP, is the premier multi-platform media destination for Olympic-related sports programming in the United States. Offering more than 1,200 hours of original programming each year, Universal Sports has exclusive rights to world and national championship events in a wide array of sports, including swimming, track and field, gymnastics, cycling, skiing, figure skating and rugby. Whether on television, online, or on the go with mobile and tablet applications, Universal Sports offers a four-screen experience to fans of global sports every day of the year. For more information, please visit UniversalSports.com.
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