Olympic programming will air across 11 networks.
NBC NBC’s 260.5 hours of coverage begins on Fri., Aug. 5, and concludes on Sun., Aug. 21, with the Opening and Closing Ceremonies, respectively. Across NBC’s primetime, daytime and late night shows, coverage will feature many of the Games’ most popular sports, including swimming, gymnastics, track and field, diving, beach volleyball, volleyball, and the men’s and women’s basketball finals.
NBCSN Most days, NBC Sports Network will televise 16 hours of coverage, from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m CT. In addition to basketball and soccer, coverage will include track and field, archery, boxing, cycling, fencing, field hockey, judo, open water swimming, rugby, shooting, soccer, synchronized swimming, table tennis, weightlifting, wrestling and more.
GOLF CHANNEL Golf returns to the Olympic Games for the first time in 112 years, and the Golf Channel will cover it live — Men’s: Thurs., Aug. 11 – Sun., Aug. 14; and Women’s: Wed., Aug. 17 – Sat., Aug. 20
BRAVO Bravo will serve as the home of Olympic tennis, with live coverage that begins on Sat., Aug. 6, and concludes on Sun., Aug. 14, with the men’s singles final. The women’s singles final airs on Sat., Aug. 13.
Other English language networks with coverage include: MSNBC, CNBC, USA Network and two specialty channels two Olympic specialty channels – one each for basketball and soccer.