Kentucky Derby Live TV Coverage

A TV audience of over 20 million is expected to watch the 145th Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on Saturday, May 4, 2019.

Many more races, including the Kentucky Oaks on Friday, May 3, will also be carried live as the broadcaster also utilizes its NBC Sports channel. This year’s live TV coverage from Churchill Downs will also be offered online at NBC Sports and via the NBC Sports Live App, available on iOS and Android.

Also, watch the Kentucky Derby Contender workouts live every day from April 20th until May 2nd from 7-8am (EST) on the official Kentucky Derby Facebook & Twitter accounts.

TV & MEDIA SCHEDULE FOR 2019 Kentucky Derby

12-2:30pm ET3-MayKentucky Derby UndercardNBCSN
2:30-7:30pm ET4-MayKentucky Derby 145NBC

What Time is the 2019 Kentucky Derby?

The main event will be broadcast as part of a five-hour live broadcast on NBC from 2:30pm ET, with the official post time for the 2019 Kentucky Derby set for approximately 6:50pm ET.