Olympic Skiers Bode Miller & Ted Ligety to Compete in Super Combined Final Tomorrow
NBC's Primetime coverage of the XXII Olympic Winter Games tomorrow, Friday, February 14 at 8 p.m. ET features the men's super combined gold medal final featuring five-time Olympic medalist Bode Miller and reigning world champion Ted Ligety -- the previous two Olympic gold medalists in the event. Also highlighting Primetime on Friday is the final phase of men's figure skating -- the free skate -- which combined with the short skate score, determines the Olympic individual men's figure skating champion. The favorites are reigning world champion Patrick Chan of Canada, and this season's Grand Prix Final winner Yuzuru Hanyu of Japan. Americans Jason Brown, whose score in the short program earned him a sport in the final group of skaters, and Jeremy Abbott will compete in the free skate after winning bronze in the team event.
Also in primetime, Utah native Noelle Pikus-Pace, who made a triumphant return from retirement in 2012 after finishing fourth in the 2010 Vancouver Games, takes her final runs in the women's skeleton gold medal final, currently sitting in second place while American Katie Uhlaender currently sits in fourth.
Team USA men's curling faces Germany at 3 a.m. ET Friday on NBCSN, followed by live coverage of the men's figure skating gold medal final, men's cross-country 15km classical gold medal final, and Sweden vs. Switzerland in men's hockey. Rounding out NBCSN's Friday coverage is the men's individual K-125 ski jumping competition.
On Friday, MSNBC and usa network will host live coverage of men's hockey and Team USA women's curling, while Team USA men's curling faces Russia on CNBC. Please see the below listings for more information.
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 15
NBC's Primetime coverage on Saturday features the most decorated woman in U.S. Olympic alpine history Julia Mancuso (four medals), who races in the super-G aiming to tie Bode Miller's U.S. record for the most Olympic alpine skiing medals (five). Mancuso, who already won a bronze medal in the Sochi Games, is a three-time world medalist in the event. American SPEED skater and four-time Olympic medalist Shani Davis looks for his first gold medal in his favorite distance during the 1500m gold medal final, while American short track skater and 2010 bronze medalist J.R. Celski makes a run at the podium in the 1000m gold medal final. Also in Primetime Saturday is the individual K-125 large hill gold medal final in men's ski jumping.
NBCSN's live coverage of men's hockey continues Saturday at 3 a.m. ET and is highlighted by Team USA vs. Russia, where a storied Olympic rivalry that dates back to the Soviet Union's first appearance at the Winter Games in 1956 is renewed. Coverage of Team USA vs. Russia begins at 7 a.m. ET. NBCSN's live coverage on Saturday also includes the 4x5km relay gold medal final in women's cross-country, where Kikkan Randall and Team USA look to build upon their fourth-place finish at the 2013 World Championships, and men's skeleton featuring 2010 Olympian John Daly.
In addition, MSNBC will host live coverage of the quarterfinal games in the 2014 women's hockey tournament. Please see the below listings for more information.