The 2012 Ironman World Championship telecast on NBC Sports will air on Saturday 27 October from 16:00 ET to 18:00 ET.
Featuring an updated style that provides Ironman fans with an inside look at what the pros go through during race week, this year’s NBC telecast of the Ironman World Championship presented by MyList provides an ‘all access’ experience of this year’s race in Kona.
“For the first time we’re presenting this show just two weeks after the race,” said show producer Eric Begley. “The race was so exciting; it demanded an action-packed show with more race coverage than ever before.”
Included in the two-hour show are technical features on the science of the sport, inspiring athlete profiles and unique behind-the-scenes access to some of the sport’s top athletes.
“We have world class athletes, incredibly inspirational stories, and real-time drama that cannot be scripted,” says executive producer (and Chief Marketing Officer of Ironman) Erik Vervloet.
“With our entirely new format we are extremely excited to give our viewers a front row seat as all the action unfolds.”
To date, the broadcast has earned more than 40 Emmy nominations, won 16 Emmy awards and received three prestigious CINE Golden Eagle Awards.
A preview clip of Saturday’s show is available on the final episode of Ali’i Drive ‘Beginning’ via the official Ironman YouTube channel.