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SHAUN WHITE, CHLOE KIM, KELLY CLARK, TED LIGETY & HEATHER BERGSMA HEADLINE NBC’S LIVE OLYMPIC PRIMETIME COVERAGE FROM PYEONGCHANG TONIGHT AT 8 P.M. ET

Chloe Kim and Kelly Clark Compete in Women’s Snowboard Halfpipe Final & Shaun White Makes PyeongChang Debut Live Tonight in Primetime

Sochi Gold Medalist Mikaela Shiffrin Looks to Repeat in Slalom Tomorrow in Live Primetime Coverage at 8 p.m. ET on NBC

18-Year-Old Maame Biney Highlights “Primetime Plus” Coverage in Short Track’s 500m Tomorrow Night

Two-Time U.S. Figure Skating Champion Pairs’ Duo Alexa Scimeca Knierim and Chris Knierim Return for the Pairs’ Short Program Tomorrow at 8 p.m. ET

All Events Live Streamed on NBCOlympics.com and the NBC Sports app

STAMFORD, Conn. – February 12, 2018 Snowboarding phenom 17-year-old Chloe Kim aims for Olympic gold in the women’s halfpipe final during tonight’s live primetime coverage from PyeongChang across all time zones beginning at 8 p.m. ET on NBC. Five-time Olympian Kelly Clark, Arielle Gold, and Maddie Mastro join Kim in the medal pursuit for Team USA. In speed skating’s 1500m gold medal final, Heather Bergsma, the world record-holder in the 1500m, and teammate Brittany Bowe, the 2015 world champion in this event, are expected to contend.

Tonight’s live primetime coverage also includes men’s snowboard halfpipe qualifying, as two-time Olympic gold medalist Shaun White makes his PyeongChang debut seeking redemption after his fourth-place finish in Sochi. Coverage also features two-time Olympic gold medalist Ted Ligety in the men’s super combined, as the event gets underway with the downhill portion of the competition.

Live “Primetime Plus” coverage at 12:05 a.m. ET includes the slalom portion of the men’s super combined, as well as the conclusion of men’s halfpipe qualifying.

NBCSN’s coverage continues at 7 p.m. ET with Liam McHugh and 2006 Olympic ice dance silver medalist Tanith White hosting Olympic Ice alongside analyst and 1984 Olympic figure skating gold medalist Scott Hamilton. The hour-long studio show previews the day’s Olympic figure skating action while also providing viewers with analysis and highlights of the previous night’s competition.

CNBC began its daily Olympic curling coverage from PyeongChang with the first of two mixed doubles curling semifinal games, featuring Switzerland against Olympic Athletes from Russia at 5 p.m. ET, with encore coverage of the game at 8 p.m. ET on NBCSN. NBCSN presents coverage of the mixed doubles curling bronze medal game at 11:30 p.m. ET.

Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA complements NBCUniversal’s extensive coverage of the Winter Olympics, with wall-to-wall programming from the host city. Daily coverage includes 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. The 30-minute Winter Olympics Daily studio show airs daily at Noon ET, and provides 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.

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 13

Sochi slalom gold medalist Mikaela Shiffrin looks to repeat her victory of four years ago in the slalom tomorrow, highlighting Tuesday’s live primetime coverage at 8 p.m. ET on NBC. Shiffrin, the three-time reigning world champion, enters as the heavy favorite. The final run of women’s slalom will air in “Primetime Plus” at 12:05 a.m. ET. Two-time U.S. champion pairs’ duo Alexa Scimeca Knierim and Chris Knierim return to the ice competing in the pairs’ short program during live primetime coverage.

Tuesday’s live primetime coverage also features the men’s halfpipe final, as two-time Olympic gold medalist Shaun White seeks redemption after his fourth-place finish in Sochi. U.S. teammates and first-time Olympians Ben Ferguson, Jake Pates, and Chase Josey also could vie for podium spots.

“Primetime Plus” coverage showcases several short track races, including 18-year-old Maame Biney in the women’s 500m, while J.R. Celski and John-Henry Krueger lead the U.S. in the men’s 1000m.

NBC’s daytime coverage speeds into action, as Americans Joey Mantia and four-time Olympic medalist Shani Davis could contend for medals in speed skating’s men’s 1500m, followed by the final runs of the women’s singles luge where 2014 Olympic bronze medalist Erin Hamlin is in the mix for a second-straight podium finish. Coverage includes cross-country’s men’s and women’s individual sprint. The Americans have a number of strong contenders, including Sadie Bjornsen and four-time world medalist Jessie Diggins. The U.S. has never won an Olympic medal in women’s cross-country skiing. Coverage of all four events also airs earlier in the day at 9:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN.

NBCSN host live coverage of the U.S. women’s hockey team (1-0) returning to the ice, this time facing Olympic Athletes from Russia at 7:10 a.m. ET. The team is headlined by two-time Olympic silver medalist Hilary Knight, captain Meghan Duggan, and 2017 world championship MVP Brianna Decker.

Coverage on NBCSN continues at 7 p.m. ET by Liam McHugh and 2006 Olympic ice dance silver medalist Tanith White hosting Olympic Ice alongside analyst and 1984 Olympic figure skating gold medalist Scott Hamilton. The hour-long studio show previews the day’s Olympic figure skating action while also providing viewers with analysis and highlights of the previous night’s competition. Following Olympic Ice, NBCSN’s live coverage includes figure skating’s pairs’ short.

The men’s curling tournament gets underway, as 2006 Olympic bronze medalist John Shuster returns for his fourth Olympic appearance seeking redemption after disappointing showings in Vancouver and Sochi. Schuster’s team, comprised of Tyler George, Matt Hamilton, and John Landsteiner, will face South Korea Wednesday at 12:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN.

CNBC’s curling coverage continues with the mixed doubles curling gold medal game at 5 p.m. ET.

Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA complements NBCUniversal’s extensive coverage of the Winter Olympics, with wall-to-wall programming from the host city. Daily coverage includes 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. The 30-minute Winter Olympics Daily studio show airs daily at Noon ET, and provides 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.

NBCOlympics.com and the NBC Sports app, which are powered by NBC Sports’ Playmaker Media, will deliver more than 1,800 hours of live-event and TV simul-stream coverage for the PyeongChang Olympics. In a Winter Games first, NBC broadcast network content will be live streamed, including the daytime, primetime and primetime-plus shows.

For more information on live streaming, please go to: NBCOlympics.com/Live-Stream-Schedule

For the full schedule of NBCUniversal’s Olympic coverage, please go to: NBCOlympics.com

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Listings subject to change (all times ET unless otherwise noted).

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 12 (DAY 3)

NBC
8 p.m. – 11:30 p.m.
Alpine Skiing – Men’s Super Combined, Downhill Run (LIVE)
Snowboarding
Women’s Halfpipe Gold Medal Final (LIVE)
Men’s Halfpipe Competition (LIVE)
Speed Skating – Women’s 1500m Gold Medal Final
Freestyle Skiing – Men’s Moguls Gold Medal Final

5 p.m. – 9:05 p.m. (PT)
Alpine Skiing – Men’s Super Combined, Downhill Run (LIVE)
Snowboarding
Women’s Halfpipe Gold Medal Final (LIVE)
Men’s Halfpipe Competition (LIVE)
Speed Skating – Women’s 1500m Gold Medal Final

Freestyle Skiing – Men’s Moguls Gold Medal Final

12:05 – 2 a.m.
Alpine Skiing – Men’s Super Combined, Slalom Gold Medal Final Run (LIVE)
Snowboarding – Men’s Halfpipe Competition (LIVE)

Midnight – 3:30 a.m. (MT)
Primetime Encore

11:35 p.m. – 3:05 a.m. (PT)
Primetime Encore

2 a.m. – 4:30 a.m. (ET)
Primetime Encore

1 a.m. – 3:30 a.m. (CT)
Primetime Encore

3:30 a.m. – 4:30 a.m. (MT)
Primetime Encore 2

3:05 a.m. – 4:30 a.m. (PT)
Primetime Encore 2

NBCSN
8 p.m. – 11:30 p.m.
Mixed Doubles Curling – Semifinal – Switzerland vs. Olympic Athletes from Russia (replay)
Hockey – Game of the Day II (replay)

11:30 p.m. – 2:40 a.m.
Snowboarding – Men’s Halfpipe Competition (LIVE)
Mixed Doubles Curling – Bronze Medal Match

OLYMPIC CHANNEL: HOME OF TEAM USA
6:30 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Winter Olympics Daily (Encore)

7 p.m. – 11 p.m.
Olympic Channel News (OBS)

11 p.m. – 2 a.m.
Olympic Channel News (OBS)

NBC HIGHLIGHTS (Primetime):

  • Alpine Skiing – Austria’s Marcel Hirscher – winner of six consecutive alpine overall World Cup titles – begins his pursuit of an elusive Olympic gold medal in the super combined. The U.S. will be led by two-time Olympic gold medalist Ted Ligety.
  • Snowboarding – Snowboarding phenom Chloe Kim, a 17-year-old Californian born to South Korean immigrants, is expected to lead a women’s halfpipe field that includes 34-year-old compatriot Kelly Clark, the 2002 Olympic gold medalist. Two-time Olympic gold medalist Shaun White makes his PyeongChang debut in men’s halfpipe qualifying.
  • Speed Skating – In speed skating, Heather Bergsma and Brittany Bowe give Team USA podium potential in the women’s 1500m.
  • Freestyle Skiing – In men’s moguls, Canada’s Mikael Kingsbury seeks to solidify his place among the world’s most dominant athletes with an Olympic gold.

NBC HIGHLIGHTS (Primetime Plus):

  • Alpine Skiing – The ultimate test of Alpine versatility concludes with the slalom phase of the men’s super combined, featuring Austrian standout Marcel Hirscher. The U.S. will be led by two-time Olympic gold medalist Ted Ligety.
  • Snowboarding – Men’s halfpipe qualification continues, with Shaun White in pursuit of a third Olympic title.

NBCSN HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Hockey – Game of the Day (teams TBD).
  • 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 look-ahead to tomorrow’s start of the pairs’ competition.
  • Snowboarding – Two-time Olympic champion Shaun White makes his PyeongChang debut in men’s halfpipe qualification. Teammate Ben Ferguson is among White’s challengers, but the top threat will likely be Scotty James of Australia, who topped the halfpipe podium more than any other man last season.
  • Curling – Encore coverage of the mixed doubles curling semifinal game between Switzerland and Olympic Athletes from Russia, in addition to the mixed doubles bronze medal game (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 20 hours of the most comprehensive news and highlights coverage from PyeongChang every day via the Olympic Channel News Service.

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 13 (DAY 4)

NBC
3 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Speed Skating – Men’s 1500m Gold Medal Final
Luge – Women’s Singles Gold Medal Final Runs
Cross-Country Skiing – Men’s and Women’s Individual Sprint Gold Medal Finals

8 p.m. – 11:30 p.m.
Figure Skating – Pairs’ Short Program (LIVE)
Alpine Skiing – Women’s Slalom, First Run (LIVE)
Snowboarding – Men’s Halfpipe Gold Medal Final (LIVE)

6 p.m. – 10:05 p.m. (MT)
Figure Skating – Pairs’ Short Program (LIVE)
Alpine Skiing – Women’s Slalom, First Run (LIVE)
Snowboarding – Men’s Halfpipe Gold Medal Final (LIVE)

5 p.m. – 9:05 p.m. (PT)
Figure Skating – Pairs’ Short Program (LIVE)
Alpine Skiing – Women’s Slalom, First Run (LIVE)
Snowboarding – Men’s Halfpipe Gold Medal Final (LIVE)

12:05 a.m. – 1:30 a.m.
Alpine Skiing – Women’s Slalom, Gold Medal Final Run (LIVE)
Short Track – Gold Medal Final

12:05 a.m. – 3:35 a.m. (MT)
Primetime Encore

11:05 p.m. – 2:35 a.m. (PT)
Primetime Encore

1:30 a.m. – 4:30 a.m. (ET)
Primetime Encore

12:30 a.m. – 3:30 a.m. (CT)
Primetime Encore

3:35 a.m. – 4:30 a.m. (MT)
Primetime Encore 2

2:35 a.m. – 4:30 a.m. (PT)
Primetime Encore 2

NBCSN
2:40 a.m. – 5 a.m.
Hockey – Canada vs. Finland (Women’s – LIVE)

5 a.m. – 7:10 a.m.
Luge – Women’s Singles Gold Medal Final Runs
Cross-Country Skiing – Men’s and Women’s Individual Sprint Competition

7:10 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Hockey – U.S. vs. Olympic Athletes from Russia (Women’s – LIVE)

9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Speed Skating – Men’s 1500m Gold Medal Final
Luge – Women’s Singles Gold Medal Final Runs
Cross-Country Skiing – Men’s and Women’s Individual Sprint Gold Medal Finals

12:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Short Track – Gold Medal Final
Mixed Doubles Curling – Bronze Medal Match (replay)

4:30 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Medal Ceremonies
Hockey – Game of the Day (replay)

7 p.m. – 10:10 p.m.
Olympic Ice
Figure Skating – Pairs’ Short Program (LIVE)

10:10 p.m. – 12:30 a.m.
Hockey – Sweden vs. Switzerland (Women’s – LIVE)

12:30 a.m. – 2:30 a.m.
Curling – U.S. vs. South Korea (Men’s)

CNBC
5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Mixed Doubles Curling – Gold Medal Match

OLYMPIC CHANNEL: HOME OF TEAM USA
2 a.m. – 5 a.m.
Olympic Channel News (OBS)

5 a.m. – 7 a.m.
Medal Ceremonies (LIVE)

7 a.m. – 10 a.m.
Olympic Channel News (OBS)

10 a.m. – Noon
Olympic Channel News (OBS)

Noon – 12:30 p.m.
Winter Olympics Daily

12:30 p.m. – 1 p.m.
Winter Olympics Daily (Encore)

1 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Olympic Channel News (OBS)

6 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Winter Olympics Daily (Encore)

6:30 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Winter Olympics Daily (Encore)

7 p.m. – 11 p.m.
Olympic Channel News (OBS)

11 p.m. – 2 a.m.
Olympic Channel News (OBS)

NBC HIGHLIGHTS (Primetime):

  • Figure Skating – Coverage features the pairs’ short program, where Team USA is represented by the husband-and-wife duo of Alexa Scimeca Knierim and Chris Knierim.
  • Alpine Skiing – Multi-medal threat Mikaela Shiffrin, who in 2014 became the youngest-ever Olympic slalom champion, begins her title defense as the heavy favorite (run 1 of 2).
  • Snowboarding – American Shaun White targets a third Olympic halfpipe gold against a field that also features Ben Ferguson and Australia’s Scotty James.

NBC HIGHLIGHTS (Daytime):

  • Speed Skating – In speed skating, the men’s 1500m features American Joey Mantia and four-time Olympic medalist Shani Davis, who took silver in this distance in 2006 and 2010.
  • Luge – Team USA’s Erin Hamlin, the 2014 bronze medalist, looks to again disrupt the German hegemony in women’s luge.
  • Cross-Country Skiing – Men’s and women’s individual sprint events.

NBC HIGHLIGHTS (Primetime Plus):

  • Alpine Skiing – Alpine coverage includes U.S. sensation Mikaela Shiffrin’s attempt to become the first back-to-back Olympic champion in women’s slalom (run 2 of 2).
  • Short Track – Short track powerhouse South Korea could celebrate gold in the women’s 500m, where Choi Min-Jeong is among the favorites, while 18-year-old upstart Maame Biney of Virginia is an outside contender. Short Track action also includes qualifying in the men’s 1000m and men’s 5000m relay.

NBCSN HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Hockey – Four-time defending champion Canada continues women’s Group A play against Finland, while Hilary Knight and Brianna Decker lead Team USA against Olympic Athletes from Russia. Game of the Day (teams TBD). Sweden and Switzerland face off in Women’s Group B action.
  • Cross-Country Skiing – The cross-country men’s and women’s individual sprint events begin. The American women have a number of strong contenders, including Sadie Bjornsen and four-time world medalist Jessie Diggins. The U.S. has never won an Olympic medal in women’s cross-country skiing.
  • Luge – Luge action includes runs 3 and 4 in women’s singles, as Erin Hamlin of New York continues her pursuit of another Olympic podium after earning Team USA’s first-ever Olympic singles medal in 2014.
  • Speed Skating – The men’s 1500m features American Joey Mantia and his 35-year-old compatriot Shani Davis, who took silver in this distance in 2006 and 2010.
  • Short Track –South Korea’s Choi Min-Jeong enter the women’s 500m (final) as a favorite on home ice, while 18-year-old Maame Biney is an outside contender for the U.S. Reigning overall world champion Seo Yi-Ra headlines a deep South Korean contingent in the men’s 1000m (qualifying), with J.R. Celski and John-Henry Krueger leading Team USA. Coverage also includes the men’s 5000m relay (qualifying).
  • Curling – Curling’s first Olympic mixed doubles competition nears conclusion with the bronze medal final (teams TBD). The men’s curling round-robin phase begins as the John Shuster-skipped Team USA takes on host South Korea.
  • Medal Ceremonies – Coverage of notable podium ceremonies from the Medals Plaza in PyeongChang.
  • Figure Skating – Figure Skating coverage features early groups in the pairs’ short program. 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 preview of the pairs’ short program.

CNBC HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Curling – The first-ever Olympic gold medal final in mixed doubles curling will be awarded (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.

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 14 (DAY 5)

NBC
3 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Luge – Doubles Gold Medal Final
Nordic Combined – Men’s Individual Normal Hill 10 km Gold Medal Final

8 p.m. – 11:30 p.m.
Figure Skating – Pairs’ Gold Medal Final (LIVE)
Alpine Skiing – Men’s Super-G Gold Medal Final (LIVE)
Skeleton – Men’s Competition (LIVE)
Speed Skating – Women’s 1000m Gold Medal Final

6 p.m. – 10:05 p.m. (MT)
Figure Skating – Pairs’ Gold Medal Final (LIVE)
Alpine Skiing – Men’s Super-G Gold Medal Final (LIVE)
Skeleton – Men’s Competition (LIVE)
Speed Skating – Women’s 1000m Gold Medal Final

5 p.m. – 9:05 p.m. (PT)
Figure Skating – Pairs’ Gold Medal Final (LIVE)
Alpine Skiing – Men’s Super-G Gold Medal Final (LIVE)
Skeleton – Men’s Competition (LIVE)
Speed Skating – Women’s 1000m Gold Medal Final

12:05 a.m. – 1:30 a.m.
Men’s Snowboard Cross Gold Medal Final (LIVE)
Skeleton – Men’s Competition

12:05 a.m. – 3:35 a.m. (MT)
Primetime Encore

11:05 p.m. – 2:35 a.m. (PT)
Primetime Encore

1:30 a.m. – 4:30 a.m. (ET)
Primetime Encore

12:30 a.m. – 3:30 a.m. (CT)
Primetime Encore

3:35 a.m. – 4:30 a.m. (MT)
Primetime Encore 2

2:35 a.m. – 4:30 a.m. (PT)
Primetime Encore 2

NBCSN
2:30 a.m. – 6:30 a.m.
Speed Skating – Women’s 1000m Gold Medal Final (LIVE)
Nordic Combined – Men’s Individual Normal Hill/10 km Gold Medal Final (LIVE)
Skeleton – Women’s Training

6:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Hockey – U.S. vs. Slovenia (Men – LIVE)

9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Luge – Doubles Gold Medal Final
Skeleton – Women’s Training

11:30 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.
Biathlon – Women’s 15km Gold Medal Final

1:15 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Curling – Denmark vs. Sweden (Women)
Medal Ceremonies

5 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Hockey Game of the Day (replay)

7 p.m. – 10:10 p.m.
Olympic Ice
Figure Skating – Pairs’ Gold Medal Final (LIVE)

10:10 p.m. – 12:30 a.m.
Hockey – U.S. vs. Canada (Women – LIVE)

12:30 a.m. – 2:40 a.m.
Curling – U.S. vs. Great Britain (Women’s)

USA
2:30 a.m. – 5 a.m.
Hockey – Korea vs. Japan (Women – LIVE)

5 a.m. – 7:10 a.m.
Curling – Great Britain vs. Olympic Athletes from Russia (Women’s)

7:10 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Hockey –Olympic Athletes from Russia vs. Slovakia (Men – LIVE)

CNBC
5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Curling – U.S. vs. Japan (Women’s)

10 p.m. – 12:30 a.m.
Hockey – Finland vs. Germany (Men – LIVE)

OLYMPIC CHANNEL: HOME OF TEAM USA
2 a.m. – 5 a.m.
Olympic Channel News (OBS)

5 a.m. – 7 a.m.
Medal Ceremonies (LIVE)

7 a.m. – 10 a.m.
Olympic Channel News (OBS)

10 a.m. – Noon
Olympic Channel News (OBS)

Noon – 12:30 p.m.
Winter Olympics Daily

12:30 p.m. – 1 p.m.
Winter Olympics Daily (Encore)

1 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Olympic Channel News (OBS)

6 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Winter Olympics Daily (Encore)

6:30 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Winter Olympics Daily (Encore)

7 p.m. – 11 p.m.
Olympic Channel News (OBS)

11 p.m. – 2 a.m.
Olympic Channel News (OBS)

NBC HIGHLIGHTS (Primetime):

  • Figure Skating – The figure skating pairs’ free skate concludes.
  • Alpine Skiing – Lake Placid native Andrew Weibrecht is an outside contender for a third-consecutive medal in the men’s super-G.
  • Skeleton – Latvia’s Martins Dukurs and South Korea’s Yun Sung-Bin begin their duel for men’s Skeleton gold in run 1 (of 4), while 2014 Olympic bronze medalist Matt Antoine will likely lead the U.S.
  • Speed Skating – Among the most anticipated speed skating events in PyeongChang is the women’s 1000m, with reigning world champion Heather Bergsma of Team USA facing a deep international field.

NBC HIGHLIGHTS (Daytime):

  • Luge – The two entrants from luge superpower Germany are the sleds to beat in doubles, with Team USA’s duo of Matt Mortensen and Jayson Terdiman among the outside contenders.
  • Nordic Combined – Germany boasts the reigning world champion (Johannes Rydzek) and defending Olympic gold medalist (Eric Frenzel) in nordic nombined’s individual normal hill event.

NBC HIGHLIGHTS (Primetime Plus):

  • Snowboarding – Snowboarding coverage includes the high-speed, high-flying drama of men’s snowboard cross, where Pierre Vaultier of France seeks back-to-back Olympic golds against a deep U.S. contingent.
  • Skeleton – Also, run 2 (of 4) in men’s skeleton, where Latvia’s Martins Dukurs and South Korea’s Yun Sung-Bin are expected to continue their PyeongChang duel.

NBCSN HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Nordic Combined – Germany has 1-2 potential in the nordic combined individual normal hill event, boasting the reigning world champion, Johannes Rydzek, and defending Olympic gold medalist, Eric Frenzel.
  • Skeleton – Training runs in women’s skeleton.
  • Speed Skating – Among the most anticipated speed skating events in PyeongChang is the women’s 1000m, with reigning world champion Heather Bergsma of Team USA facing a deep international field that includes recent world record-setter Nao Kodaira of Japan.
  • Hockey – On the opening day of men’s hockey competition, Team USA – comprising collegiate athletes, American Hockey League players and others competing professionally overseas – faces Slovenia in Group B action. Game of the Day (teams TBD). Canada and Team USA meet in a Group A showdown, renewing an Olympic rivalry after a dramatic win for Canada in the 2014 gold medal game.
  • Luge – Coverage of the luge doubles event, where Germany’s two teams are likely to duel for gold.
  • Biathlon – Biathlon coverage includes the women’s 15km individual event. Susan Dunklee is the top American in a field led by Germany’s Laura Dahlmeier, who won six events at last year’s World Championships, and 2017 world bronze medalist Alexia Runggaldier of Italy.
  • Curling – Women’s curling round-robin action opens, as Denmark takes on Sweden, and Team USA, led by Wisconsin-born skip Nina Roth, faces Great Britain.
  • Medal Ceremonies – Coverage of notable podium ceremonies from the Medals Plaza in PyeongChang.
  • Figure Skating – Figure skating coverage features early groups in the pairs’ free skate competition. 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 preview of the pairs’ free skate.

USA HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Hockey – Korea faces Japan in Group B women’s hockey action, followed by Slovakia taking on Olympic Athletes from Russia in a Group B men’s hockey tilt.
  • Curling – Great Britain faces Olympic Athletes from Russia in round-robin women’s curling action.

CNBC HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Curling – Team USA takes on Japan in round-robin women’s curling action.
  • Hockey – Finland and Germany meet in Group C men’s hockey action.

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.

–PYEONGCHANG 2018–

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