Universal Sports Network and NBC Sports Network Head to New Zealand for Multi-Platform Coverage of HSBC Sevens World Series
Hertz Sevens in Wellington, New Zealand Kicks Off First Rugby Sevens Match of 2012
Los Angeles and New York – February 3, 2012 – Universal Sports Network and NBC Sports Network will continue multi-platform coverage of the 2011-12 HSBC Sevens World Series with the New Zealand Sevens on Saturday, February 4 at 7 p.m. ET. During the fourth stop of the World Series, both networks coverage will include several full matches during the two-hour telecast along with highlights from the entire two-day tournament. In addition, UniversalSports.com will provide live streaming of select matches for $4.99 per stop or the full season’s offerings for $29.99.
Universal Sports and NBC Sports Broadcast Schedule
Date Time (ET) Location Network
February 4 9-11 p.m. ET New Zealand Universal Sports Network
February 5 10 p.m.-12 a.m. New Zealand NBC Sports Network
February 11 7-9 p.m. USA (Las Vegas) NBC Sports Network
February 12 12:30-2:30 p.m. USA (Las Vegas) Universal Sports Network
February 12 2:30-4:30 p.m. USA (Las Vegas) NBC Sports Network
March 24 7-9 p.m. Hong Kong NBC Sports Network
March 25 12-2 p.m. Hong Kong Universal Sports Network
March 25 2-4 p.m. Hong Kong NBC Sports Network
April 1 9:30-11:30 p.m. Japan Universal Sports Network
April 1 11:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m. Japan NBC Sports Network
May 6 2-4 p.m. Scotland Universal Sports Network
May 6 4-6 p.m. Scotland NBC Sports Network
May 13 12-2 p.m. England Universal Sports Network
May 13 2-4 p.m. England NBC Sports Network
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