Welcome to the Moments that Make History

NBC Olympics presents coverage of the Games of the XXXI Olympiad from Maracana Stadium beginning Friday, Aug. 5 at 7:30 p.m. ET/PT on NBC.

Matt Lauer, Meredith Vieira, and Hoda Kotb will serve as hosts, while Bob Costas, NBC’s primetime Olympics host, will open the telecast on Friday night. From the Parade of Nations to the lighting of the Olympic cauldron, Matt, Meredith and Hoda will guide viewers through the spectacle and pageantry that occurs when the world comes together at the Olympic Games. Comcast NBCUniversal is proud to bring you all the excitement of the 2016 Olympics through NBC’s unrivaled coverage. Xfinity X1 customers will enjoy live TV, online streaming, athlete profiles and stats in a personalized X1 dashboard. The unprecedented coverage runs Aug. 5-21.