Telemundo Deportes Releases Complete Game Broadcast Schedule & Encore Presentations for the 2018 FIFA World …
Telemundo Deportes, the exclusive Spanish-language home of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™, today released its complete game broadcast schedule for the World Cup, which includes all 64 games airing live on Telemundo or Universo, with same-day encore presentations of each game every night on Universo. All 64 games will also be livestreamed in Spanish via the Telemundo Deportes En Vivo and NBC Sports apps.
Telemundo Deportes’ coverage of the World Cup will begin on Wednesday, June 13 with a two-hour World Cup preview at 7 p.m. ET on Telemundo.
On opening day, Thursday, June 14, pre-game coverage for the opening game between Russia and Saudi Arabia begins at 8 a.m. ET followed by Hoy en la Copa Mundial de la FIFA at 10 a.m. ET. with kickoff at 11 a.m. ET and post-game coverage scheduled to begin at 1 p.m. ET.
Daily game coverage during the opening round will begin most days at 7 a.m. ET from Friday, June 15 through Sunday, June 24. Each weekday, following a 30-minute pregame show, Telemundo will air each of the day’s games beginning at 7:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. ET.
During the last week of the group stage, from Monday, June 25, through Thursday, June 28, when there are games being played simultaneously in each group, both games will air live simultaneously on Telemundo and Universo. Live coverage will begin with the pre-game show at 9 a.m. ET, and continue through the conclusion of each game at approximately 4 p.m. ET.
Universo will carry encore presentations of each day’s games beginning at 5 p.m. ET every day from Friday, June 15 through Sunday, June 24. During the last week of the group stage, from Monday, June 25, through Thursday, June 28, encores will begin at 4:30 p.m. ET. For the round of 16 and through the Final, encore presentations will air each night beginning at 8 p.m. ET.