The 2012 Amgen Tour of California, an eight-day competition that runs May 13-20, will be shown live in high definition on NBC Sports Network.
The network will air an exclusive preview show May 6 and daily highlights will be shown each night of the race.
For the first time in the competition's history, two hours of the final stage on May 20 at 10 a.m. PDT will be broadcast live. The final stage will be reshown at 3:30 p.m. PDT.
The Amgen Tour of California features 16 teams and extends over 750 miles of highways, roadways and coastlines.