NBC Sports has penned a multi-year agreement to air the Six Nations Championship in the US.
All 15 matches will be aired live on NBC Sports via its NBC, NBCSN, and CNBC linear channels. Matches will also stream live on streaming platform NBC Sports Gold via NBCSports.com, and will be available for mobile viewing on the NBC Sports app.
“We are very excited to be working with NBC Sports Group on the broadcast of the Six Nations Championship in the US,” said John Feehan, Six Nations CEO.
“It is fantastic that rugby’s greatest annual championship will now be showcased on NBC Sports’ broadcast, cable and digital platforms, which will allow us to bring it to a bigger audience in the USA.”
Jon Miller, president, programming, NBC Sports Group, added: “Our multi-year partnership with Six Nations Rugby further establishes our commitment to the sport of rugby, one of the fastest-growing sports in the United States.
“The Six Nations Championship is an iconic centrepiece of our robust rugby portfolio, which has featured the addition of exclusive US media rights for the Rugby World Cup and Premiership Rugby in the past two years.”