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Figure skating broadcast schedule for 2016-17 season

Ashley Wagner

BOSTON, MA - APRIL 02: Ashley Wagner of the United States reacts after hearing her score in the Ladies Free Skate program on Day 6 of the ISU World Figure Skating Championships 2016 at TD Garden on April 2, 2016 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

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NBC, NBCSN, the NBC Sports app and Universal HD will broadcast more than 140 hours of figure skating coverage this season, capped by the World Championships in Helsinki in March and April.

The season kicks off in earnest with live coverage of Skate America on NBC in Hoffman Estates, Ill., next week, continuing through the fall Grand Prix season. Grand Prix series skater assignments are highlighted here.

Broadcast coverage also includes live coverage of all four disciplines of the U.S. Figure Skating Championships in Kansas City from Jan. 19-22. will continue to provide live and on-demand streaming of events for subscribers. Its schedule is here.

The top skaters include reigning world champions Javier Fernandez (Spain), Yevgenia Medvedeva (Russia), pairs Meagan Duhamel and Eric Radford (Canada) and ice dancers Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron (France).

All reigning U.S. champions are also slated to compete -- Gracie Gold, Adam Rippon, pairs Tarah Kayne and Danny O’Shea and ice dancers Maia and Alex Shibutani -- plus world silver medalist Ashley Wagner, 2015 U.S. champion Jason Brown and two-time world medalists ice dancers Madison Chock and Evan Bates.

Here’s the full broadcast schedule:

DateISU Grand Prix Series Time (ET)Network
Oct. 21Skate America: Ladies Short11 p.m.-midnightUniHD
Oct. 22Skate America: Ladies Free (LIVE)4:30-6 p.m.NBC
Oct. 22Skate America: Men’s Short11:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m.UniHD
Oct. 22Skate America: Pairs Free12:30-1:30 a.m.UniHD
Oct. 23Skate America: Men’s Free (LIVE)12:30-2:30 p.m.NBC
Oct. 23Skate America: Free Dance9-10 p.m.UniHD
Oct. 24Skate America: Ladies and Men’s Free (re-air)8-11:30 p.m.UniHD
Oct. 28Skate Canada: Ladies and Men’s Shortmidnight-2 a.m.UniHD
Oct. 29Skate Canada: Free Skatesmidnight-3 a.m.UniHD
Oct. 30Skate Canada: Ladies Free5-6 p.m.NBC
Oct. 31Skate Canada: Ladies Free (re-air)8-9 p.m.UniHD
Nov. 4Rostelecom Cup: Men’s and Ladies Short8-10 p.m.UniHD
Nov. 5Rostelecom Cup: Free Dance, Pairs Free8-10 p.m.UniHD
Nov. 6Rostelecom Cup10-11:30 p.m.NBCSN
Nov. 11Trophée de France: Men’s and Ladies Short8-10 p.m.UniHD
Nov. 12Trophée de France: Pairs Free, Free Dance8-10 p.m.UniHD
Nov. 13Trophée de France4-5:30 p.m.NBCSN
Nov. 18Cup of China: Ladies and Men’s Short8-10 p.m.UniHD
Nov. 19Cup of China: Free Dance, Pairs Free9-11 p.m.UniHD
Nov. 19Cup of China11 p.m.-12:30 a.m.NBCSN
Nov. 21Cup of China8-9:30 p.m.UniHD
Nov. 25NHK Trophy: Ladies and Men’s Short8-10 p.m.UniHD
Nov. 26Rostelecom Cup: Recap4-5 p.m.NBC
Nov. 26Trophée de France: Recap5-6 p.m.NBC
Nov. 26NHK Trophy: Pairs Free8:30-9:30 p.m.UniHD
Nov. 27NHK Trophy: Free Dance3-4 p.m.UniHD
Nov. 27NHK Trophy4-6 p.m.NBC
Nov. 28Grand Prix Recaps (re-air)7-11 p.m.UniHD
Dec. 8Grand Prix Final: Men’s and Ladies Short8-10 p.m.UniHD
Dec. 9Grand Prix Final: Pairs Short, Short Dance8-10 p.m.UniHD
Dec. 10Grand Prix Final: Pairs Free8:30-9:30 p.m.UniHD
Dec. 11Grand Prix Final8:30-11 p.m.NBCSN
Dec. 18Grand Prix Final4-6 p.m.NBC
Dec. 19Grand Prix Final: NBC re-air8-10 p.m.UniHD
DateU.S. Championships – Kansas CityTime (ET)Network
Jan. 19Pairs Short (LIVE)6-8 p.m.NBCSN
Jan. 19Ladies Short (LIVE)10 pm-12:30 a.m.NBCSN
Jan. 20Short Dance (LIVE)6-8 p.m.NBCSN
Jan. 20Men’s Short (LIVE)8:30 p.m.-midnightUniHD
Jan. 21Pairs Free and Free Dance (LIVE)3-6 p.m.NBC
Jan. 21Ladies Free (LIVE)8-11 p.m.NBC
Jan. 22Men’s Free (LIVE)4-6 p.m.NBC
Jan. 23Pairs Free and Free Dance (re-air)8-11 p.m.UniHD
Jan. 24Ladies Free (re-air)8-11 p.m.UniHD
Jan. 25Men’s Free (re-air)8-10 p.m.UniHD
Jan. 28Smucker’s Skating Spectacular2:30-4:30 p.m.NBC
Jan. 29Smucker’s Skating Spectacular (re-air)8-10 p.m.UniHD
Date ISU ChampionshipsTime (ET)Network
Jan. 25European Champs: Ladies and Pairs Shortnoon-4 p.m.NBCSN
Jan. 26European Champs: Short Dance, Pairs FreeNoon-4 p.m.NBCSN
Jan. 27European Champs: Men’s Short, Ladies FreeNoon-4 p.m.NBCSN
Jan. 28European Champs: Free Dance9-11 a.m.NBCSN
Jan. 28European Champs: Men’s Free4:30-6:30 p.m.NBCSN
Jan. 29European Champs: Ladies and Men’s Free4-6 p.m.NBC
Feb. 16Four Continents: Short ProgramsNoon-6 p.m.NBCSN
Feb. 17Four Continents: Free Dance, Men’s ShortNoon-3 p.m.NBCSN
Feb. 18Four Continents: Pairs Free8-10 a.m.NBCSN
Feb. 18Four Continents: Ladies Free2-4 p.m.NBC
Feb. 18Four Continents: Men’s Free11 p.m.-1 a.m.NBCSN
March 29World Champs: Ladies and Pairs Short11 a.m.-3 p.m.NBCSN
March 30World Champs: Men’s Short, Pairs Free11 a.m.-3 p.m.NBCSN
March 31World Champs: Ladies Free1-3 p.m.NBCSN
March 31World Champs: Short Dance8-10 p.m.NBCSN
April 1World Champs: Men’s Free, Free Dance12:30-4:30 p.m.NBCSN
April 1World Champs: Ladies Free8-10 p.m.NBC
April 2World Champs: Exhibition1:30-3:30 p.m.NBCSN
April 9World Champs: Recap3-6 p.m.NBC

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