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20 Hours of News & Highlights Provided by Olympic Channel News from PyeongChang On Most Days
Daily Live Coverage of Olympic Medal Ceremonies from Medal Plaza Beginning Feb. 11 at 5 a.m. ET
Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA to Present Winter Olympics Daily Hosted by 13-time Emmy Award Winner Jimmy Roberts
STAMFORD, Conn. – November 13, 2017 – 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 from the host city. Daily coverage will include 20 hours of highlights, news and features provided by Olympic Channel News; live Olympic medal ceremony coverage from the PyeongChang Medal Plaza; and a daily studio show hosted by 13-time Emmy Award winner Jimmy Roberts. Coverage begins Saturday, Feb. 10, and concludes Saturday, Feb. 24.
“The Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA will be the destination for non-stop news, highlights, insight, and analysis during the 2018 Games,” said Jim Bell, President, NBC Olympics Production & Programming. “Throw in some tear-inducing medal ceremonies, and you have a recipe for a network that Olympic fans will love to watch when they’re not watching live competition.”
Launched in July, Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA serves nearly 40 million homes, offering Olympic fans year-round access to Olympic sports, athletes and stories. The extensive Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA programming complements hundreds of hours of Olympic Sports programming that also airs on NBC and NBCSN, and streams on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app, as well as on the distributors’ on demand and digital platforms.
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Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA is live streamed on OlympicChannel.com, the Olympic Channel app, NBCSports.com, and the NBC Sports app via authentication. Select replays and highlights will be available on these digital platforms as well as TeamUSA.org.
NEWS AND HIGHLIGHTS PROVIDED BY OLYMPIC CHANNEL NEWS SERVICE
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. Viewers will receive the most up-to-date information on results, records, storylines, injuries, medal counts, and more.
LIVE MEDAL CEREMONIES COVERAGE – BEGINNING AT 5 A.M. ET
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. Coverage begins Feb. 11 and runs daily at 5 a.m. ET, and concludes on Feb. 24.
WINTER OLYMPICS DAILY HOSTED BY EMMY AWARD WINNER JIMMY ROBERTS – 12 P.M. ET
Thirteen-time Emmy Award winner Jimmy Roberts will host Winter Olympics Daily on Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA beginning Feb. 10 and continuing through Feb. 23.
The 30-minute studio show will provide 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 DAILY SCHEDULE
|5 a.m.||Medal Ceremonies (LIVE)|
|7 a.m.||Olympic Channel News (OBS)|
|12 p.m.||Winter Olympics Daily (Premiere)|
|12:30 p.m.||Winter Olympics Daily (Encore)|
|1 p.m.||Olympic Channel News (OBS)|
|6 p.m.||Winter Olympics Daily (Encore)|
|6:30 p.m.||Winter Olympics Daily (Encore)|
|7 p.m.||Olympic Channel News (OBS)|
ABOUT OLYMPIC CHANNEL: HOME OF TEAM USA
Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA is a partnership between the International Olympic Committee, the United States Olympic Committee, and NBCUniversal. The TV network offers fans year-round programming of Olympic Sports from around the world, highlighting their favorite American athletes and teams. Programming emphasizes live events from a broad portfolio of summer and winter Olympic Sports. It also includes Olympic-themed original content produced by all three parties, such as original programs produced by filmmakers from around the world commissioned by the global Olympic Channel; rich archival footage from the IOC and NBCU’s libraries of Olympic features and documentaries; and original Team USA programming produced by the USOC that provides authentic, wide-ranging and athlete-focused coverage of the Olympic Movement in the United States. Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA is live streamed on OlympicChannel.com, the Olympic Channel app, NBCSports.com, and the NBC Sports app. Select replays and highlights are available on these digital platforms as well as TeamUSA.org.
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