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How to watch Skate America on NBC Sports

Skate America - Day Three

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 20: (L-R) Ashley Wagner with silver, Mao Asada of Japan with gold and Elena Radionova of Russia with bronze pose with their medals after the ladies free at Skate America 2013 at the Joe Louis Arena on October 20, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

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Ashley Wagner and Gracie Gold highlight the field for Skate America, the biggest annual international figure skating competition in the U.S., live on NBC and the NBC Sports app this weekend.

Terry Gannon will be on the call with 1998 Olympic champion Tara Lipinski and two-time U.S. Olympian Johnny Weir.

Competition in Hoffman Estates, Ill., runs from Friday through Sunday. will also have live streaming coverage for subscribers.

Wagner, the world silver medalist, and Gold, the U.S. champion, are joined in Chicagoland by three-time world champion Mao Asada of Japan.

The men’s field is led by world bronze medalist Jin Boyang of China, Grand Prix Final bronze medalist Shoma Uno of Japan and the last two U.S. champions -- Adam Rippon and Jason Brown.

U.S. pairs champions Tarah Kayne and Danny O’Shea and ice dance champions Maia and Alex Shibutani are also competing.

Skate America is the first of six events in the Grand Prix series, with top skaters competing twice over six weeks looking to qualify for the Grand Prix Final in Marseille, France, from Dec. 8-11. Six per discipline qualify for the Grand Prix Final.

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The broadcast and streaming schedule is here:

DayTime (ET)ProgramNetwork
Friday8:05 p.m.Women’s Short (LIVE)
Friday10 p.m.Pairs Short (LIVE)
Friday11 p.m.Women’s ShortUniversal HD
Saturday2:05 p.m.Men’s Short (LIVE)
Saturday4:30 p.m.Women’s Free (LIVE)NBC, NBC Sports app
Saturday8 p.m.Short Dance (LIVE)
Saturday9:40 p.m.Pairs Free (LIVE)
Saturday11:30 p.m.Men’s ShortUniversal HD
Sunday12:30 a.m.Pairs FreeUniversal HD
Sunday12:30 p.m.Men’s Free (LIVE)NBC, NBC Sports app
Sunday2:45 p.m.Free Dance (LIVE)
Sunday9 p.m.Free DanceUniversal HD
Monday8 p.m.Women’s, Men’s FreeUniversal HD

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