Broadcast coverage details for the 36th America’s Cup have been announced, with all races viewable on TVNZ1 and TVNZ OnDemand throughout the summer.
The live coverage includes December’s Prada America’s Cup World Series and Christmas Race, and the Prada Cup in January and February, as well as the America’s Cup itself in March.
TVNZ’s presentation team will be led by Toni Street and Scotty Morrison, with race commentary from Scotty Stevenson, Phil Robertson and Peter Lester.
RACE COVERAGE (Updated 2021)
Prada Cup - 15 January-22 February 2021
36th America’s Cup - 6 March-15 March 2021
Each race day will kick off on TVNZ 1 an hour prior to the starting horn with insights, interviews, weather reports and news.
Following the build-up, TVNZ will broadcast the world feed with data and graphic information for every event, along with a world-class commentary team.
Racing is due to start from 3pm with pre match coverage starting from 2pm. Please Check your EPG!
THE TVNZ TEAM IN FULL
PRESENTERS - Toni Street will host from TVNZ’s waterfront studio, with Scotty Morrison to guide viewers through the summer of racing in Auckland harbour.
COMMENTATORS - Scotty Stevenson leads the expert commentary team with Phil Robertson and Peter Lester. Phil is a multi-time world match racing winner and winner of the inaugural M32 World Championship. Peter is a former NZ Yachtsman of the Year and three-time America’s Cup competitor.
REPORTERS - Jack Tame, Emily van Velthooven and Kimberlee Downs team up with experienced sailor Jesse Tuke to capture reactions and celebrations from Auckland’s waterfront. Jesse will report on the water from a chase boat.
1 NEWS - Reporting across Breakfast, Midday, Te Karere, 1 NEWS at Six, Seven Sharp and Tonight and on 1NEWS.co.nz, with breaking news coverage and exclusive interviews.