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#279985 - 07/20/15 09:27 PM Re: 35th America's Cup ***** [Re: David Parker]  
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I've been watching the Tour De France on NBCSP (Comcast cable) so I'm guessing they will also have the AC? I hope they cover all the lead in racing this summer, not just the finals. Last AC, some of the fleet racing on the 45's was much more exciting (and lots of crashes!) than some of the finals.


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#279986 - 07/21/15 03:59 AM Re: 35th America's Cup [Re: Timbo]  
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Originally Posted by Timbo
Last AC, some of the fleet racing on the 45's was much more exciting (and lots of crashes!) than some of the finals.


+1

Some of it was hard to watch, especially in the very beginning (think way back to the training wheels/poles on the mark boats), but fleet racing almost always has more excitement opportunity than match racing.

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#279987 - 07/21/15 05:06 AM Re: 35th America's Cup [Re: David Parker]  
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Can I order the BT Sport app and online player on its own?
No, but it's included for free with BT Sport on the Sky Digital Satellite Platform and with BT Sport on BT TV. The app and online player is also available with our BT Broadband packages for just £5 a month.


Keep reading that page! It says that all IPs outside of the UK will be blocked, even if you have paid for the BT Sport package.
Maybe that's because they want to negotiate a separate contract for each country/continent like they did for China. Our day will come...


I got it working here in the US, but it comes with some headaches. First, you have to have a UK provider that includes Sky Sport or BT Sport in the package before you can stream with an account. I have family in London so I used their acct and password. Then you need to use the addon extention Stealthy and configure it to "GB" (United Kingdom proxy). It did not work using FF but did work using Chrome. Be patient because it takes several minutes for the proxy to establish.

So it's doable, but you will need access to an account.


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http://www.americascup.com/en/news/...st-rights-for-the-35th-Americas-Cup.html

Well this says NBCS will broadcast all of it, I just wonder if anything has changed because of the changes made to the ACWS.


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Just my guess, but remember that annoying anchor for AC34? Todd Harris? Well, the $$golden child$$ for NBC Sports is the Tour de France, which Todd Harris is the anchor, along with Bob Roll and Christian Vande Velde. Unfortunately, the Tour de France is happening right now and at the same time as Portsmouth. To broadcast live, both are happening simultaneously. NBC Sports is just one network. They are not going to bump the Tour to broadcast ACWS Portsmouth. Ain't gonna happen.


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#279993 - 07/21/15 09:07 AM Re: 35th America's Cup [Re: Timbo]  
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Originally Posted by Timbo

Really?

Those commercials are the only reason I watch TV!


Timbo, do you ever feel "Not so fresh?"

I watch for the drug commercial that has everyone in bathtubs. Maybe it treats some disease like leprosy where you have to wash a lot... Or maybe it treats OCD hand-washers? Or maybe the drug just makes you want to take baths.. outdoors?


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Originally Posted by Timbo
Last AC, some of the fleet racing on the 45's was much more exciting (and lots of crashes!) than some of the finals.


+1

I think the Portsmouth stop was the best..> Big wind and they didn't know that much about controlling those things at that stage in the trials....


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Originally Posted by P.M.
Unfortunately, the Tour de France is happening right now and at the same time as Portsmouth. To broadcast live, both are happening simultaneously. NBC Sports is just one network. They are not going to bump the Tour to broadcast ACWS Portsmouth. Ain't gonna happen.


put it on "The OCHO"... dodgeball, anyone?


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Originally Posted by P.M.
Just my guess, but remember that annoying anchor for AC34? Todd Harris? Well, the $$golden child$$ for NBC Sports is the Tour de France, which Todd Harris is the anchor, along with Bob Roll and Christian Vande Velde. Unfortunately, the Tour de France is happening right now and at the same time as Portsmouth. To broadcast live, both are happening simultaneously. NBC Sports is just one network. They are not going to bump the Tour to broadcast ACWS Portsmouth. Ain't gonna happen.


They have 2 channels on Direct TV so we will see. I doubt NBCS will actually film the events. They would just pick up the feed and broadcast.


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http://affiliate.zap2it.com/tvlisti...;channel=&sgt=grid&aid=nbcsports

The only thing that shows up is the Tuesday eve show.


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I can't find the AC app. are they using it this year?


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Originally Posted by waterbug_wpb
I can't find the AC app. are they using it this year?

I have the app on my phone but it doesn't download any data. Basically a dead app.


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maybe you can hack it so we can stream the ACWS from that app?


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Originally Posted by waterbug_wpb
Originally Posted by Timbo

Really?

Those commercials are the only reason I watch TV!


Timbo, do you ever feel "Not so fresh?"

I watch for the drug commercial that has everyone in bathtubs. Maybe it treats some disease like leprosy where you have to wash a lot... Or maybe it treats OCD hand-washers? Or maybe the drug just makes you want to take baths.. outdoors?


Whenever I have that 'not so fresh' feeling, I pour a little Fresca on a pantie liner and then strap it on. It gives me that little extra lift I need to make it through all my house cleaning and doing the laundry, and I have a spring in my step too.


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#280006 - 07/21/15 11:33 AM Re: 35th America's Cup [Re: David Parker]  
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I just Tweeted Todd Harris of NBC (my first Tweet!) and he said "Sadly NO, I'm on #tourdefrance2015 duty. Not sure about coverage maybe a delayed high light show but NO live. Bummer "

Please write to NBC and ask for AC coverage. It may not get done for Portsmouth but maybe they will show Gothenburg in August if enough people gripe about it.

NBC Sports contact page


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Originally Posted by David Parker
I just Tweeted Todd Harris of NBC (my first Tweet!) and he said "Sadly NO, I'm on #tourdefrance2015 duty. Not sure about coverage maybe a delayed high light show but NO live. Bummer "

Please write to NBC and ask for AC coverage. It may not get done for Portsmouth but maybe they will show Gothenburg in August if enough people gripe about it.

NBC Sports contact page


Sadly a waste of time. Here is where you will get some traction.

Email for Harvey Schiller - Commercial Commissioner:
harvey.schiller@americascup.com

Remember, everybody plays by the ACEA rules.

"The America’s Cup Event Authority (ACEA) is a Bermuda-based company tasked with the organization of the 35th America’s Cup, including all commercial, broadcast and event hosting functions."

Here are some others that might help:

Broadcast

John Cameron - Technical Operations Manager ACTV
Denis Harvey - ACTV Executive Producer
Terri MacFarlane - Production Manager ACTV
Mark Sheffield - AC Liveline Director

Marketing and Communications

Jay Basnight - Digital Marketing
Sara Gottman - Head of PR
Jillian Koravos - Product and Marketing Coordinator
Peter Rusch - PR and Communications Director
Tucker Thompson - TV & Public Host of AC35
Lyn Winford - Graphic Designer
Christina White - Graphic Designer

Events

Julien di Biase - Director of Events
Christian Peer - ACWS Project Manager

IT
Warren Jones - IT Manager



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#280008 - 07/21/15 12:08 PM Re: 35th America's Cup [Re: waterbug_wpb]  
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Originally Posted by waterbug_wpb
maybe you can hack it so we can stream the ACWS from that app?

It's dead. It does have the data for the virtual eye for all the LV races and the Cup races, as well as the results, schedule (34th AC), and teams, etc.

I will provide the apk + data if any body wants it to side load and play with it.


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