Tour of Britain television schedules announced

ITV4 and British Eurosport will both screen live coverage of this year's tenth anniversary Tour of Britain, which starts in Peebles this Sunday (15 September).  ITV4 will also exclusively show a one-hour highlights programme every evening.

In total 16.5 hours of action from Britain's biggest professional cycle race will be shown live with eight hours of highlights also broadcast in the UK.

Live coverage of the opening stage of The Tour, from Peebles to Drumlanrig Castle, on Sunday 15 September, will be shown on British Eurosport, with both channels showing live coverage from Stages Two to Eight. ITV4's live coverage will commence with Stage Two, Cumbria the Lake District Stage on Monday 16 September, in a specially extended two and a half hour programme.

All of ITV4's coverage of The Tour of Britain will also be streamed online via the ITV website and available for 30 days post-broadcast on the ITV Player.

Full schedules of the ITV4 and British Eurosport broadcasts can be found here.

Details of the international television distribution for The Tour of Britain will be published on Friday.

The Tour of Britain 2013 will run from Sunday 15th to Sunday 22nd September.

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