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2018 Olympic Winter Games TV Schedule

Below is a comprehensive TV guide of Olympic Winter Games coverage on NBC Region 8, NBCSN, CNBC, USA Network, and the Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA (Central Time)


FRIDAY,  FEBRUARY 23

NBC Region 8

2 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Men’s Biathlon – 4x7.5km Relay Gold Medal Final

Figure Skating – Ladies’ Review

7 p.m. – 10 p.m.

Alpine Skiing – Team Event Gold Medal Final (LIVE)

Men’s Snowboarding – Big Air Gold Medal Final (LIVE)

Four-Man Bobsled – Competition

Men’s Speed Skating – 1,000m Gold Medal Final

10:35 p.m. – 12 a.m.

Snowboarding – Men’s & Women’s Parallel Giant Slalom Gold Medal Finals

Midnight – 3 a.m. (CT)

Primetime Encore

NBCSN

1 a.m. – 4 a.m.

Men’s Ice Hockey – Semifinal (LIVE)

4a.m. – 5:30 a.m.

Men’s Speed Skating – 1,000m Gold Medal Final (LIVE)

5:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.

Men’s Ice Hockey – Semifinal (LIVE)

8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Men’s Curling – Bronze Medal Match

11:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Women’s Curling – Semifinal

Medal Ceremonies

3 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Ice Hockey Game of the Day (replay)

Ice Hockey Game of the Day II (replay)

Olympic Ice

5 p.m. – 11 p.m.

Men’s Biathlon – 4x7.5km Relay Gold Medal Final

Women’s Curling – Semifinal (replay)

11 p.m. – 2 a.m.

Men’s Cross Country – 50km Gold Medal Final (LIVE)

CNBC

4 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Women’s Curling – Semifinal

OLYMPIC CHANNEL: HOME OF TEAM USA

1 a.m. – 4 a.m.

Olympic Channel News (OBS)

4 a.m. – 6 a.m.

Medal Ceremonies (LIVE)

6 a.m. – 9 a.m.

Olympic Channel News (OBS)

9 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Olympic Channel News (OBS)

11 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Winter Olympics Daily

11:30 p.m. – 12 p.m.

Winter Olympics Daily (Encore)

12 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Olympic Channel News (OBS)

5 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Winter Olympics Daily (Encore)

5:30 p.m. – 6 p.m.

Winter Olympics Daily (Encore)

6 p.m. – 10 p.m.

Olympic Channel News (OBS)

10 p.m. – 1 a.m.

Olympic Channel News (OBS)

NBC Region 8 HIGHLIGHTS (Primetime):

  • Alpine Skiing – Snowboarding also introduces an exciting new event: men’s big air, with Canadian teammates Mark McMorris and Max Parrot among the contenders.
  • Snowboarding – In the Olympic debut of Alpine’s team event, nations compete in a bracket-style format featuring head-to-head slalom races (two men and two women per round).
  • Bobsled – The four-man Bobsled event gets underway as Germany looks to confirm its favorite status (runs 1 and 2).
  • Speed Skating – In Speed Skating, the men’s 1000m features two-time Olympic champion Shani Davis and his U.S. teammate Joey Mantia taking on the dominant Dutch.

NBC Region 8 HIGHLIGHTS (Daytime):

  • Biathlon – The Olympic Athlete(s) from Russia delegation is a contender in the Biathlon men’s 4x7.5km relay, along with Norway, France and Germany.
  • Figure Skating – Figure Skating coverage features a review of the ladies’ competition.

NBC Region 8 HIGHLIGHTS (Primetime Plus):

  • Snowboarding – History could be made in both Snowboarding parallel giant slalom events. For the men, Radoslav Yankov could give Bulgaria its first Olympic medal in the sport. And for the women, 2017 world champion Ester Ledecka of the Czech Republic enters PyeongChang hoping to become the first athlete to compete in Snowboarding and Alpine Skiing at the same Games.

NBCSN HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Hockey – Two men’s Hockey semifinals (teams TBD).
  • Speed Skating – In Speed Skating, the men’s 1000m features two-time Olympic champion Shani Davis and his U.S. teammate Joey Mantia taking on the dominant Dutch.
  • Curling – The men’s Curling bronze medal final (teams TBD), plus two women’s Curling semifinal matches (teams TBD).
  • Medal Ceremonies – Notable podium celebrations from the Medals Plaza in PyeongChang.
  • Figure Skating – Liam McHugh will host Olympic Ice Presented by Toyota, a live, daily figure skating show. He will be joined by co-host Tanith White and analyst Scott Hamilton for in-depth coverage of all things Figure Skating, including a wrap-up of the ladies’ free skate.
  • Biathlon – The Olympic Athlete(s) from Russia delegation is a contender in the Biathlon men’s 4x7.5km relay, along with Norway, France and Germany.
  • Cross-Country – Five miles longer than a marathon, the Cross-Country men’s 50km is one of the most grueling Winter Olympic events.

CNBC HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Curling – A women’s Curling semifinal (teams TBD).

OLYMPIC CHANNEL: HOME OF TEAM USA HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Jimmy Roberts will host Winter Olympics Daily, a 30-minute studio show providing features, storytelling, commentary, and highlights, including a “Meet the Olympic Press” segment that will bring together contributing journalists to discuss all the daily news and storylines surrounding PyeongChang.
  • Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA will provide live coverage of the pageantry and exhilaration surrounding every Olympic medal ceremony from the PyeongChang Medal Plaza.
  • Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA will provide 20 hours of the most comprehensive news and highlights coverage from PyeongChang every day via the Olympic Channel News Service.

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 24

NBC Region 8

2 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Speed Skating – Men’s and Women’s Mass Start Gold Medal Finals

Men’s Cross Country – 50km Gold Medal Final

7 p.m. – 10 p.m.

Figure Skating Gala (LIVE)

Four Man Bobsled – Gold Medal Final Runs (LIVE)

10:30 p.m. – 11:30 p.m.

Primetime Plus Coverage

11:30 p.m. – 2:30 a.m. (CT)

Primetime Encore

NBCSN

2 a.m. – 5:30 a.m.

Men’s Curling – Gold Medal Final

5:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.

Men’s Ice Hockey – Bronze Medal Game (LIVE)

8:30 a.m. – 10 a.m.

Speed Skating – Men’s and Women’s Mass Start Gold Medal Finals

10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Women’s Curling – Bronze Medal Match

1 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Men’s Ice Hockey – Game of the Day (replay)

3 p.m. – 6 p.m.

Men’s Curling – Gold Medal Final (replay)

Olympic Ice

6 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

Women’s Curling – Gold Medal Final (LIVE)

9:30 p.m. – 1 a.m.

Men’s Hockey – Gold Medal Game (LIVE)

OLYMPIC CHANNEL: HOME OF TEAM USA

1 a.m. – 4 a.m.

Olympic Channel News (OBS)

4 a.m. – 6 a.m.

Medal Ceremonies (LIVE)

6 a.m. – 9 a.m.

Olympic Channel News (OBS)

9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Olympic Channel News (OBS)

12 p.m. – 6 p.m.

Olympic Channel News (OBS)

NBC Region 8 HIGHLIGHTS (Primetime):

  • Figure Skating Gala – Figure Skating coverage features the gala event.
  • Bobsled – Final runs of the four-man Bobsled event feature 23-year-old Codie Bascue, who has emerged as Team USA’s best four-man pilot following the death of three-time Olympic medalist Steven Holcomb. Germany, with two top sleds, and Latvia are the nations to beat.

NBC Region 8 HIGHLIGHTS (Daytime):

  • Speed Skating – Speed Skating coverage includes the Olympic debut of mass start racing, which differs from the traditional paired format. On the men’s side, Team USA’s Joey Mantia is the reigning world champion. The women’s field includes South Korean Kim Bo-Reum, who draws on her Short Track experience, plus German legend Claudia Pechstein and Team USA’s Heather Bergsma.
  • Cross-Country Skiing – Five miles longer than a marathon, the Cross-Country men’s 50km is one of the most grueling Winter Olympic events.

NBC Region 8 HIGHLIGHTS (Primetime Plus):

  • Details to come.

NBCSN HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Cross-Country Skiing – Five miles longer than a marathon, the Cross-Country men’s 50km is one of the most grueling Winter Olympic events. Two-time gold medalist Petter Northug, who had his own reality show, “Circus Northug,” is among the Norwegian challengers to 2017 world champion Alex Harvey of Canada.
  • Curling – The men’s Curling gold medal final features XXX against XX, and the women’s gold medal final matches XX against XX. In addition, the bronze medal finals in the event will be contested with XXX facing XXX in the men’s field and XXX against XXX for the women.
  • Hockey – The men’s Hockey gold medal final (teams TBD). The men’s Hockey bronze medal game (teams TBD). Canada has won the past two Olympic titles, while the U.S. remains without gold since the 1980 “Miracle on Ice” in Lake Placid.
  • Speed Skating – Speed Skating coverage includes the Olympic debut of mass start racing, which differs from the traditional paired format. On the men’s side, Team USA’s Joey Mantia is the reigning world champion. The women’s field includes South Korean Kim Bo-Reum, who draws on her Short Track experience, plus German legend Claudia Pechstein and Team USA’s Heather Bergsma.
  • Figure Skating – Liam McHugh will host Olympic Ice Presented by Toyota, a live, daily figure skating show. He will be joined by co-host Tanith White and analyst Scott Hamilton for in-depth coverage of all things Figure Skating.

OLYMPIC CHANNEL: HOME OF TEAM USA HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA will provide live coverage of the pageantry and exhilaration surrounding every Olympic medal ceremony from the PyeongChang Medal Plaza.
  • Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA will provide 20 hours of the most comprehensive news and highlights coverage from PyeongChang every day via the Olympic Channel News Service.

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 25

NBC Region 8

2 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Women’s Cross Country – 30km Gold Medal Final

6 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Olympic Gold

7 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

Closing Ceremony

10:35 p.m. – 2 a.m. (CT)

Primetime Encore

NBCSN

1 a.m. – 3 a.m.

Women’s Cross Country – 30km Gold Medal Final

3 a.m. – 5 a.m.

Figure Skating – Gala (replay)

4 a.m. – 5 a.m.

Men’s Ice Hockey – Gold Medal Game (replay)

NBC Region 8 HIGHLIGHTS (Primetime):

  • Olympic Gold – Olympic Gold recaps the action from all venues.
  • Closing Ceremony – The XXIII Olympic Winter Games officially conclude with the Closing Ceremony in PyeongChang.

NBC Region 8 HIGHLIGHTS (Daytime):

  • Cross-Country Skiing – Competition in PyeongChang concludes with the Cross-Country women’s 30km event. A Scandinavian sweep is possible, with top contenders including Charlotte Kalla of Sweden and the Norwegian duo of Marit Bjorgen and Heidi Weng. Bjorgen enters PyeongChang already tied as the most decorated female winter Olympian of all time with 10 medals.

NBCSN HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Cross-Country Skiing – Competition in PyeongChang concludes with the Cross-Country women’s 30km event. A Scandinavian sweep is possible, with top contenders including Charlotte Kalla of Sweden and the Norwegian duo of Marit Bjorgen and Heidi Weng. Bjorgen enters PyeongChang already tied as the most decorated female winter Olympian of all time with 10 medals.
  • Figure Skating – Figure Skating coverage features gala event.
  • Hockey – The men’s Hockey gold medal final (teams TBD).

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