IT’S HERE! NBC SPORTS 2021 MONSTER ENERGY SUPERCROSS TELEVISION SCHEDULE
With the 2021 Houston Supercross getting ready to kick the Monster Energy Supercross season off on Saturday, January 16th, NBC Sports has released their official TV schedule for the new season. NBC Sports will telecast all 17 Supercross stops in 2021 using both the NBC Sports Network and NBC channels. Veteran NBC Sports motorsports commentators Leigh Diffey and Todd Harris will handle play-by-play duties for this season’s Supercross coverage. They’ll be joined by five-time Supercross Champion and seven-time AMA Nationals Motocross Champion Ricky Carmichael, host and former racer Daniel Blair, and reporter Will Christien. After many years of announcing Supercross, Ralph Sheheen was not mentioned on the commentator line-up.
In other news, only 11 out of the 17 rounds in 2021 will be shown live on TV. The other six rounds will be shown on the same day of the race, but delayed. But, hope isn’t lost. If you want to watch each race, commercial free from the comfort of your home, you can subscribe to the new Peacock Premium online streaming service. The NBC Sports Gold Pass for AMA Supercross and Pro Motocross is out and Peacock Premium is in. Now, Peacock Premium will hande the exclusive live coverage for both Supercross and motocross for $4.99 per month. See the bottom of this page for more info.
NBC Sports’ 2021 Supercross race action begins with the season opener from NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas, on Saturday, January 16, live at 6:00 p.m. (Eastern) on NBCSN, marking the first time the series will begin the season outside of California in 25 years. The Supercross 2021 season’s one-hour preview special will air Saturday, January 9, at 3:30 p.m. (Eastern) on NBC,. There will be an encore presentation of the program on Sunday, January. 10, at 5:00 p.m. (Eastern) on NBCSN and Monday, January 11, at 5:00 p.m. (Eastern) on NBCSN.
THE COMPLETE 2021 MONSTER ENERGY SUPERCROSS TELECAST SCHEDULE
The TV coverage on NBC, Sunday May 2nd will be a re-run of the Supercross season finale on May 1st.
PEACOCK TO OFFER EXCLUSIVE SUPERCROSS AND PRO MOTOCROSS PACKAGES IN 2021
NEW YORK, NY. – January 4, 2021 – NBC Sports and Peacock will offer the off-road motorcycle racing community extensive live and commercial-free Supercross and Pro Motocross coverage on Peacock Premium. Beginning with the start of the 2021 Monster Energy Supercross season on Jan. 16, NBC Sports’ exclusive streaming coverage will move from NBC Sports Gold’s “Supercross and Pro Motocross Pass,” “Supercross Pass” and “Pro Motocross Pass” to Peacock Premium, which is available for $4.99 per month.
The Supercross and Pro Motocross packages included on Peacock Premium will serve as a one-stop shop for all Monster Energy Supercross and Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship fans. Peacock Premium will offer comprehensive live coverage and on-demand replays of their respective 2021 seasons, including Supercross qualifiers and races, and Pro Motocross main practice sessions, qualifiers, Moto 1s and Moto 2s.
Supercross and Pro Motocross streaming coverage on Peacock will complement robust linear coverage in 2021 of both series as part of NBC Sports’ ‘Home of Motorsports’ programming. The Supercross season kicks off on Saturday, Jan. 16 in Houston while the Pro Motocross season begins later in 2021. NBC Sports’ telecast schedule for the 2021 Monster Energy Supercross season will be announced soon.
Click here for more details about NBC Sports’ Supercross and Pro Motocross rights agreements.