America's Cup live on NBC
America’s Cup racing returns to network television in the United States in September when NBC broadcasts the 2013 America’s Cup Final.
America’s Cup fans won’t have to wait that long to get a taste of the Summer of Racing. The first race of the Louis Vuitton Cup, the America’s Cup Challenger series, is scheduled for broadcast on Sunday, July 7, on Cup YouTube (subject to territorial rights-holder restrictions).
The first two days of the America’s Cup Final, to be held on 7-8 September will air live nationally on NBC, from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm PT (4:00 pm to 6:00 pm ET) each day. Subsequent racing is slated to be broadcast live on NBC Sports Network, from 12:30 pm to 3:00 pm PT (3:30 pm to 6:00 pm ET) on race days.
In August, NBC is set to air races of the Louis Vuitton Cup, the America’s Cup Challenger Series, semifinal and final rounds. The broadcasts will be on NBC’s all-sports cable channel NBC Sports Network.
NBC Sports Network is scheduled to broadcast all races of the Louis Vuitton Cup Final (check local listings for timing) on scheduled race days. The first two days of the Louis Vuitton Cup semifinals, Aug. 9 and 10, are also scheduled to air on NBC Sports Network.