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Nbcuniversal To Set Winter Olympics Record With 2,400+ Hours Of Coverage

For the first time ever for a Winter Games, NBC will present live primetime Olympic coverage across all time zones. Television coverage of the PyeongChang Games begin on Wednesday, Feb. 7, at 11 p.m. ET, on NBCSN, with coverage of mixed doubles curling.

NBCUniversal will present more than 2,400 hours of coverage of the XXIII Olympic Winter Games from PyeongChang, South Korea, across NBC, NBCSN, CNBC, USA Network, NBCOlympics.com, and the NBC Sports app. The 2,400 hours are the most ever for a Winter Olympics.

NBC’s coverage of the PyeongChang Games begins in primetime on 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. For the first time for a Winter Games, NBC will present Olympic primetime coverage live across all time zones.

"There will be more live hours of Winter Olympics coverage in PyeongChang than ever before, and for the first time at a Winter Games, NBC will broadcast live across all time zones to the entire country, creating a unique national collective experience for this event – and we will be everywhere – from broadcast and cable television, to digital streaming and social media." said Jim Bell, President, NBC Olympics Production and Programming. "The Games will once again provide a positive example of the world coming together in spirited competition and offering a message of unity, peace, and hope."

Television coverage of the PyeongChang Games begin on Wednesday, Feb. 7, at 11 p.m. ET, on NBCSN, with coverage of mixed doubles curling. All coverage of the PyeongChang Games will be streamed on NBCOlympics.com and the NBC Sports app, beginning Feb. 7 at 7 p.m. ET, for authenticated users.

"The Olympics command America’s attention for 18 days unlike anything else because of the athletes and their stories," said Bell. "There will be familiar names – like Lindsey Vonn, Mikaela Shiffrin, and Shaun White. There will be new faces – like Chloe Kim and Nathan Chen. And there will be unforgettable stories, like the Nigerian bobsled team and, we anticipate, the North Korean figure skating pairs team."

Following are highlights from NBCUniversal’s comprehensive coverage of the upcoming XXIII Olympic Winter Games from PyeongChang:

A breakdown of platform-by-platform coverage follows, highlighted by coverage airing on NBC:

NBC To Air 176 Hours Of Winter Olympics Coverage From Pyeongchang

NBC will present 176 hours of Olympic Winter Games coverage from PyeongChang over 18 days, beginning with primetime coverage on Thursday, Feb. 8, at 8 p.m. ET, and concluding with the Closing Ceremony on Sunday, Feb. 25. Coverage of the Opening Ceremony begins on Friday, Feb. 9, in primetime.

NBC’s PyeongChang Games coverage highlights:

NBCSN, CNBC & USA Network To Carry More Than 450 Hours Of Pyeongchang Winter Olympics Coverage

NBC Olympics will again utilize fully-distributed NBCUniversal cable channels NBCSNCNBC, and USA Network to televise more than 450 hours of coverage of the XXIII Olympic Winter Games this February from PyeongChang, South Korea.

NBCSN will serve as the cable home of the PyeongChang Winter Olympics, televising 369 hours of coverage, including 10 days of wall-to-wall 24-hour coverage. Gold medal finals on NBCSN include hockey, snowboarding, short track, luge, and bobsled. For the first time ever, NBCSN will present live primetime coverage of a Winter Olympics, airing nearly every night throughout the Games.

CNBC will present 46 hours of coverage, again highlighted by its popular evening curling telecasts. USA Network will air live curling and hockey as part of its 40.5 hours of live programming. Click here for more info on Olympic coverage airing on NBCSN, CNBC and USA Network.

NBC Olympics To Live Stream 1,800 Hours Of 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics

NBC Olympics will live stream 1,800 hours of the XXIII Olympic Winter Games from PyeongChang, South Korea this February, a record for a Winter Olympics. PyeongChang will be the first Winter Games to offer live streaming of the NBC broadcast network, including primetime and primetime plus programming.

Digital coverage will include live streaming of all competition on NBCOlympics.com and the NBC Sports app across desktops, mobile devices, tablets, and connected TVs for authenticated users; TV simul-stream coverage of five television networks; streaming on connected TVs, a Winter Games first; and an enhanced viewing experience for select sports. In addition, Olympic fans will be able to access three digital-only programs, live streams of practices, and an active news desk that will regularly publish Olympic updates throughout each day. Click here for more info.

Olympic Channel: Home Of Team USA To Present 24/7 News Coverage During Pyeongchang Olympics

Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA – a partnership between the International Olympic Committee, the United States Olympic Committee, and NBCUniversal – will complement NBCUniversal’s extensive coverage of the PyeongChang Olympics this February, with wall-to-wall programming featuring 20 hours of news and highlights provided daily by Olympic Broadcasting Services (OBS); live Olympic medal ceremony coverage from the PyeongChang Medal Plaza; and a daily studio show featuring 13-time Emmy Award winner Jimmy Roberts. Coverage begins Saturday, Feb. 10, and concludes Saturday, Feb. 24. Click here for more info.

About NBC Olympics

A division of NBC Sports Group, NBC Olympics is responsible for producing, programming, and promoting NBCUniversal’s Olympic Games coverage. It is renowned for its unsurpassed Olympic heritage, award-winning production, and ability to aggregate the largest audiences in U.S. television history. NBCUniversal owns the U.S. media rights on all platforms to all Olympic Games through 2032.

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