NBC Sports Group Presents the 2016 Grand Prix Figure Skating Final This Weekend

NBC Sports: NBC Sports Group presents coverage of the 2016 Grand Prix Final in Marseille, France, this week, highlighted by coverage on NBCSN this Sunday, Dec. 11, at 8:30 p.m. ET. NBC will present an encore presentation of the event on Sunday, Dec. 18, at 4 p.m. ET.

Play-by-play announcer Terry Gannon calls the action on NBC and NBCSN, joined by 1998 Olympic gold medalist Tara Lipinski and three-time U.S. figure skating champion Johnny Weir. Tracy Wilson reports from rink-side.

Competing for the U.S. are men’s singles skaters Adam Rippon and Nathan Chen, and ice dance teams Maia Shibutani & Alex Shibutani, Madison Chock & Evan Bates, and Madison Hubbell & Zachary Donohue.

Highlighting the international field for the men are Javier Fernandez of Spain and Yuzuru Hanyu of Japan. The ladies competition features a trio of Russian contenders:  Evgenia Medvedeva,  Anna Pogorilaya, and Elena Radionova.

Following is the schedule for NBC Sports Group’s Grand Prix Final figure skating coverage:
(Johnny’s NBC Sports commentary segments, including re-airs/recaps, are highlighted in bold)

Date Time (ET) Event Network
Thurs., Dec. 8 9:30 p.m. Men’s and Pairs’ Short Universal HD
Fri., Dec. 9 9:30 p.m. Ladies’ Short, Short Dance, Pairs’ Free Universal HD
Sun., Dec. 11 8:30 p.m. Grand Prix Final Highlights NBCSN
Sun., Dec. 18 4 p.m. Grand Prix Final Highlights NBC
Mon., Dec. 19 8 p.m. NBC Encore Universal HD

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