Tour of Britain TV Coverage Confirmed

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Posted Thursday 12th September 2013 –

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The Tour of Britain organisers have confirmed TV schedule times for live shows and highlights on this years tour. With the event attracting one of it’s strongest ever fields in it’s tenth anniversary year it’s great to see we’ll be getting live coverage during the stages as well as evening highlights. Both ITV4 and British Eurosport will screen live coverage of the stages starting in Peebles this Sunday (15 September) whilst ITV4 will also exclusively show a one-hour highlights programme every evening.

In total 16.5 hours of action from Britain’s biggest professional cycle race will be shown live with eight hours of highlights also broadcast in the UK. Live coverage of the opening stage of The Tour, from Peebles to Drumlanrig Castle, on Sunday 15 September, will be shown on British Eurosport, with both channels showing live coverage from Stages Two to Eight. ITV4’s live coverage will commence with Stage Two, Cumbria the Lake District Stage on Monday 16 September, in a specially extended two and a half hour programme.

All of ITV4’s coverage of The Tour of Britain will also be streamed online via the ITV website and available for 30 days post-broadcast on the ITV Player.

The the full TV schedule is outlined below –

Stage One
LIVE – British Eurosport – Sunday 15 September, 14:00 – 16:00
HIGHLIGHTS – ITV4 – Sunday 15 September, 21:00 and Monday 16 September

Stage Two
LIVE – British Eurosport – Monday 16 September, 13:30 – 16:00
LIVE – ITV4 – Monday 16 September, 13:30 – 16:00 ITV4
HIGHLIGHTS – IVT4 – Monday 16 September, 19:00 and Tuesday 17 September

Stage Three
LIVE – British Eurosport – Tuesday 17 September, 12:15 – 14:15
LIVE – ITV4 – Tuesday 17 September, 12:15 – 14:15 ITV4
HIGHLIGHTS – ITV4 – Tuesday 17 September, 19:00 and Wednesday 18 September, TBC

Stage Four
LIVE – British Eurosport – Wednesday18 September, 14:00 – 16:00
LIVE – IVT4 – Wednesday 18 September, 14:00 – 16:00
HIGHLIGHTS – ITV4 – Wednesday 18 September, 19:00 and Thursday 19 September, TBC

Stage Five ITV4
LIVE – British Eurosport – Thursday 19 September, 14:00 – 16:00
LIVE – ITV4 – Thursday 19 September, 14:00 – 16:00
HIGHLIGHTS – ITV4 – Thursday 19 September, 22:30 and Friday 20 September, TBC

Stage Six

LIVE – British Eurosport – Friday 20 September, 13:00 – 15:00
LIVE – ITV4 – Friday 20 September, 13:00 – 15:00 ITV4
HIGHLIGHTS – ITV4 – Friday 20 September, 19:00 and Saturday 21 September, TBC

Stage Seven
LIVE – British Eurosport – Saturday 21 September, 14:00 – 16:00
LIVE – ITV4 – Saturday 21 September, 14:00 – 16:00 ITV4
HIGHLIGHTS – ITV4 – Saturday 21 September, 19:00 and Sunday 22 September, TBC

Stage Eight
LIVE – British Eurosport – Sunday 22 September, 16:00 – 18:00
LIVE – ITV4 – Sunday 22 September, 16:00 – 18:00
HIGHLIGHTS – ITV4 – Sunday 22 September, 21:00 and Monday 23 September, TBC