Tour of Utah TV listings announced
Broadcast partners FOX Sports 1 (FS1) and FOX Sports 2 (FS2) will provide a total of 21 hours of national programming this year for the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah, including 14 hours of live, high-definition coverage from Aug. 3-9.
Locally, KJZZ 14 Television will broadcast the men’s professional cycling stage race with two hours of live daily race coverage all seven days. Additional programming will include a 30-minute event preview on Aug. 2 and nightly recap shows at 8 p.m. (MDT). FOX Sports Networks will also air the highlight shows at 11 p.m. (check local listings). Steve Brown, Todd Gogulski and Jennifer Hale will provide race coverage as studio and race course announcers.
For the fifth straight year, FOX Sports Networks serve as the official broadcast partner for the Tour of Utah. Regional coverage in the Western states will be broadcast by ROOT Sports. The local broadcast affiliate in Utah is KJZZ 14 Television, an independent broadcast television station which serves households across the entire state of Utah, as well as parts of five other western states.
It is also the fifth year that all seven stages of the race will be broadcast from start to finish on the award-winning global web and mobile Tour Tracker platform. The Tour of Utah Tour Tracker powered by Adobe will provide detailed race coverage for cycling fans worldwide including live broadcast video, GPS race tracking, race analysis, photography and results for every stage. The apps are available for iPhone, iPad and Android mobile devices. Links to the web and mobile apps will be available on TourofUtah.com.
The Zone Sports Network will provide Tour of Utah updates at 42 minutes past the hour, starting at 10:42 a.m. and continuing through 6:42 p.m. on Aug. 3-7. Tony Parks will anchor the radio coverage heard on The Zone (1280 AM, 97.5 FM).
Last year, there were 100 million households which had access to 21 hours of national television coverage on FOX Sports Networks. Also during race week, the Tour was viewed by 155,000 race fans from 146 countries using the Tour Tracker experience online and with mobile devices.
This year’s Tour of Utah will continue as the first internationally sanctioned cycling competition in North America following the Tour de France. More information about the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah can be found by visiting http://www.touofutah.com, as well as social channels Facebook (tourofutah), Twitter (@tourofutah #TOU15, #TOUWE15), Instagram (thetourofutah) and YouTube (Tour of Utah).
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