Coverage of Winter Olympics Starts Tonight On NBC!

Coverage of Winter Olympics Starts Tonight On NBC!

NBC Olympics' coverage of the XXIII Olympic Winter Games from PyeongChang, South Korea, begins TONIGHT, Feb. 7, at 11 p.m. ET on NBCSN, with the debut of mixed doubles curling. U.S. siblings Matt and Becca Hamilton face Olympic Athlete(s) from Russia in a round-robin match.

Wednesday's coverage on NBCSN also includes men's downhill alpine skiing training.

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 8

NBC's live coverage of the PyeongChang Games begins in primetime tomorrow, Thursday, Feb. 8, at 8 p.m. ET - one night before Opening Ceremony coverage on Friday, Feb. 9 - and continues until the Closing Ceremony on Sunday, Feb. 25 - highlighted by figure skating, qualifying in the men's and women's moguls competitions, and qualifying in men's ski jumping.

Two-time U.S. champion Nathan Chen and two-time U.S. champion pairs' duo Alexa Scimeca Knierimand Chris Knierim are expected to lead Team USA on the first day of FIGURE SKATING competition in primetime on NBC. The American team won bronze in the inaugural team event in Sochi.

Women's moguls will be headlined by American Jaelin Kauf, a 21-year-old who has enjoyed a breakthrough in recent months recording four World Cup podium finishes in six starts. The men's team will feature Sochi Olympian Brad Wilson and newcomer Casey Andringa.

Thursday's coverage on NBCSN starts at 2 a.m. ET with mixed doubles CURLING competition, as Canada takes on Norway, followed by Wang Rui and Ba Dexin of China facing reigning mixed doubles world champions Jenny Perret and Martin Rios of Switzerland.

Coverage continues at 6 a.m. ET on NBCSN, when U.S. brother-sister duo Matt and Becca Hamilton face China's Wang and Ba in a live mixed doubles CURLING match, followed by a matchup between China and South Korea. Coverage also includes the qualifying round jumps of the men's individual normal hill ski jumping event.

NBCSN's primetime coverage on Thursday begins at 8 p.m. ET, as the Hamilton siblings of the U.S. battle Switzerland's Perret-Rios, followed by training sessions in the men's downhill alpine skiing and men's luge. NBCSN presents a live mixed doubles CURLING match at 11:35 p.m. ET, as the U.S. Hamilton brother-sister duo faces Jang Hye-Ji and Lee Ki-Jeong of South Korea.

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 9

NBC presents the Opening Ceremony of the XXIII Olympic Winter Games from PyeongChang, South Korea, in primetime this Friday, Feb. 9 at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT on NBC. Award-winning journalist Katie Couric returns to NBC to co-host the Opening Ceremony alongside primetime host Mike Tirico at PyeongChang Olympic Stadium.

Tirico works his first Opening Ceremony, after serving as host for the Closing Ceremony of the 2016 Rio Olympics. He served as an NBC daytime anchor throughout the Rio Olympics. Couric, who had a decorated 15-year run as co-anchor of TODAY (1991-2006), returns to co-host her fourth Opening Ceremony after hosting in Sydney, Salt Lake City, and Athens.

NBCOlympics.com and the NBC Sports app, which are powered by NBC Sports' Playmaker Media, will deliver more than 1,800 hours of live-event and TV simul-stream coverage for the PyeongChang Olympics. In a Winter Games first, NBC broadcast network content will be live streamed, including the daytime, primetime and primetime-plus shows.

For more information on live streaming, please go to: NBCOlympics.com/Live-Stream-Schedule

For the full schedule of NBCUniversal's Olympic coverage, please go to: NBCOlympics.com

For press information, bios, photos and releases, please go to: NBCSportsGroupPressBox.com

Listings subject to change (all times ET unless otherwise noted).

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 7 (DAY -2)

NBCSN
11 p.m. - 2 a.m.
Alpine Skiing - Men's Downhill Training
Mixed Doubles CURLING - U.S. vs. Olympic Athlete(s) from Russia

NBCSN HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Alpine Skiing - Olympic coverage kicks off with the world's fastest alpine skiers in training runs of the men's downhill.
  • Curling - The Olympic debut of Curling's mixed doubles event gets underway with the U.S. brother-sister duo of Matt and Becca Hamiltonfacing Olympic Athlete(s) from Russia in a round-robin match.

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 8 (DAY -1)

NBC
8 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Figure Skating - Team Event (LIVE)
Men's Short Program
Pairs' Short Program
Freestyle Skiing - Men's & Women's Moguls Competition

10:05 p.m. - 1:35 a.m. (MT)
Primetime Encore

8:30 p.m. - Midnight (PT)
Primetime Encore

2:08 a.m. - 4:30 a.m. (ET)
Primetime Encore

1:08 a.m. - 3:30 a.m. (CT)
Primetime Encore

3:38 a.m. - 4:30 a.m. (MT)
Primetime Encore 2

2:38 a.m. - 4:30 a.m. (PT)
Primetime Encore 2

NBCSN
2 a.m. - 6 a.m.
Mixed Doubles Curling
Canada vs. Norway
China vs. Switzerland

6 a.m. - 10 a.m.
Mixed Doubles Curling
U.S. vs. Canada (LIVE)
China vs. South Korea
Ski Jumping - Men's Individual Normal Hill Competition

8 p.m. - 11:35 p.m.
Mixed Doubles CURLING - U.S. vs. Switzerland
Alpine Skiing - Men's Downhill Training (LIVE)
Luge - Men's Training

11:35 p.m. - 1:30 a.m.
Mixed Doubles CURLING - U.S. vs. South Korea (LIVE)

NBC HIGHLIGHTS (Primetime):

  • Figure Skating - Figure skating's team competition begins with the men's and pairs' short programs. Top contenders include the United States, Olympic Athlete(s) from Russia and Canada.
  • Freestyle Skiing - Qualifying-round action in freestyle skiing features men's and women's moguls. Canadian Mikael Kingsbury, the men's favorite, is among the most dominant athletes in any winter sport.

NBCSN HIGHLIGHTS (Primetime):

  • Curling - Mixed doubles round-robin competition continues with Team USA taking on Switzerland, and live coverage of Team USA taking on South Korea.
  • Alpine Skiing, Luge - Coverage includes alpine skiing (men's downhill) and luge (men's singles) training runs.

NBCSN HIGHLIGHTS (Daytime):

  • Curling - Mixed doubles round-robin competition continues with Canada taking on Norway. Mixed doubles round-robin competition continues with China facing reigning world champion Switzerland, live coverage of Team USA versus Canada, and a matchup between China and South Korea.
  • Ski Jumping - The men's individual normal hill event begins with qualifying-round jumps. Japanese legend Noriaki Kasai, 45, will be participating in a record-breaking eighth Winter Olympic Games. Top contenders include 2014 Olympic gold medalist Kamil Stoch of Poland.

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 9 (DAY 0)

NBC
8 p.m. - 11 p.m.
Opening Ceremony

9 p.m. - Midnight (MT)
Primetime Encore

8 p.m. - 11 p.m. (PT)
Primetime Encore

12:38 a.m. - 3:38 a.m. (ET)
Primetime Encore

11:38 p.m. - 2:38 a.m. (CT)
Primetime Encore

1:38 a.m. - 4:38 a.m. (MT)
Primetime Encore 2

12:38 a.m. - 3:38 a.m. (PT)
Primetime Encore 2

NBC HIGHLIGHTS (Primetime):

  • Opening Ceremony - Mike Tirico and Katie Couric host coverage of the Opening Ceremony of the XXIII Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang. This marks the first time a South Korean city has staged a Winter Games; Seoul was the summer host in 1988.



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