Having trouble keeping tabs on when your favorite Olympic events will be shown on TV? You’re not alone. With NBC spreading its coverage over a number of different channels, it can be difficult to find what you’re looking for. You can check out our complete Olympics TV schedule as a starting point, but here’s a general overview of which channels will be showing which events, and at what times (information provided by the Globe’s Joanna Weiss).
STANDARD MONDAY-FRIDAY SCHEDULE
While times may vary from day to day, a standard weekday schedule is below (For more information, check NBCOlympics.com or local listings)
By Network (all times Eastern):
Live coverage of all 32 swimming gold medal finals; four key nights of men’s and women’s gymnastics led by the women’s and men’s team gold medal finals, as well as the women’s and men’s individual gold.
10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
8 p.m. – 11:30 p.m.
Midnight – 1:30 a.m.
Weekday, long-form coverage of a full range of Olympic sports, including softball, soccer, beach volleyball, wrestling, basketball, volleyball and weightlifting.
5 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Long-form coverage of Olympic boxing from 5-8 p.m. ET. From midnight-4:30 a.m. on most nights, CNBC will have expanded, long-form coverage of a wide variety of Olympic sports such as softball, tennis, weightlifting, wrestling and badminton.
Midnight – 4:30 a.m.
5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Coverage of the USA men’s and women’s basketball and soccer teams.
2 a.m. – 12 p.m.
A daily recap at gymnastics, in addition to equestrian and tennis.
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Live men's and women's soccer, basketball, gymnastics, diving, volleyball, as well as track and field, swimming and baseball.
2:00 a.m.-6:00 a.m.
8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
Midnight – 1:00 a.m.
Chronological overview of coverage:
CNBC: Midnight – 4:30 a.m.
TELEMUNDO: 2:00 a.m.-6:00a.m.
USA: 2 a.m. – 12 p.m.
MSNBC: 5 a.m. – 5 p.m.
TELEMUNDO: 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
NBC: 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
CNBC: 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
OXYGEN: 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
NBC: 8 p.m. – 11:30 p.m.
TELEMUNDO: Midnight – 1:00 a.m.
NBC: Midnight – 1:30 a.m. (late night show)