U.S.'s Meryl Davis & Charlie White Highlight NBC's Olympics Coverage Tomorrow
NBC's Primetime coverage tomorrow, Saturday, February 8, features the ladies' and ice dance teams short programs on the second day of the inaugural team figure skating competition. 2010 Olympic silver medalists and reigning World ice dance champions Meryl Davis and Charlie White anchor a strong American team for the short program. In women's moguls, 2010 Olympic gold medalist Hannah Kearney returns to the Olympics in hopes of becoming the first freestyle skier to win two gold medals. Also making its Olympic debut is men's snowboard slopestyle, featuring a trio of high-flying Canadians, including 20-year-old phenom Mark McMorris, who looks to recover from a disappointing first day of qualifying.
Day 1 of the 2014 Olympic Winter Games begins on NBCSN at 3 a.m. ET Saturday, February 8, with live coverage of women's hockey as 2010 Vancouver Olympic silver medalist Team USA begins its title bid against bronze medalist Finland. NBCSN's coverage on Saturday continues at 5:30 a.m. ET with the gold medal finals for women's skiathlon and the men's SPEED skating 5000m event. Live coverage of team figure skating will begin with the ice dancing short program at 9:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN. At 8 a.m. ET on Saturday, MSNBC features live coverage of women's hockey with 2010 Vancouver Olympic gold medalist Canada vs. Switzerland.
On Sunday, February 9, NBC's Primetime coverage includes the gold medal final for the team figure skating event concluding with the ladies' free skate and ice dancing free dance. Also during primetime, Bode Miller, the most decorated U.S. Olympic skier of all time, attempts to become the third American to win gold in the men's downhill event, and South Lake Tahoe's Jamie Anderson competes in the women's snowboard slopestyle final, where she is favored to win the event's first gold medal. Rounding out Primetime coverage, is men's ski jumping in the individual K-95 event where Austrian star Gregor Schlierenzauer looks to win his first individual Olympic gold medal in the event.
Live coverage on Sunday, February 9, begins at 3 a.m. ET on NBCSN with Sweden vs. Japan in women's hockey.
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