NBCUniversal’s Olympics coverage of the XXIV Olympic Winter Games from Beijing, China, will be available in Ultra-HD -- including the Opening Ceremony LIVE on NBC and each night’s NBC Primetime show (in certain markets). Sports featured in NBC Primetime will include Figure Skating, Alpine Skiing, Snowboarding, Freestyle Skiing and more.
NBCUniversal’s Olympics UHD programming provides pictures in ultra-high resolution (4K) that is four times that of current HD; High Dynamic Range (HDR), which produces wider contrast and a richer range of color. NBCUniversal’s UHD coverage will also include Dolby ATMOS, which provides a fully immersive overhead surround-sound experience (on certain distributor platforms).
The LIVE Opening Ceremony and NBC Primetime Shows will be available via localized UHD simulcasts in the following markets and distribution platforms (marked with a ★).
In addition, a re-air of each evening’s NBC Primetime show will available nationally in UHD the following day at both 3am Eastern and 11am Eastern (12am Pacific and 9am Pacific) on Altice, AT&T/DirecTV, Comcast, Cox, Verizon Fios and YouTube TV.
To watch this UHD coverage you will need a television and set top box / streaming device that supports 4K HDR. Contact your provider for more information.
|Day||NBC Primetime||Extended Olympic Coverage*|
|Fri 2/4||6:30am – 9:00am**
8:00pm – 11:00pm***
|Sat 2/5||8:00pm – 11:30pm||12:00am – 1:30am|
|Sun 2/6||7:00pm – 11:30pm||12:05am – 2:00am|
|Mon 2/7||8:00pm – 12:30am||1:05am – 2:00am|
|Tue 2/8||8:00pm – 11:00pm||11:35pm – 12:30am|
|Wed 2/9||8:00pm – 12:30am||1:05am – 2:00am|
|Thur 2/10||8:00pm – 11:00pm||11:35pm – 12:30am|
|Fri 2/11||8:00pm – 11:00pm||11:35pm – 12:30am|
|Sat 2/12||8:00pm – 11:00pm||11:30pm – 2:00am|
|Sun 2/13||10:45pm – 12:00am||12:30am – 2:00am|
|Mon 2/14||8:00pm – 11:30pm||12:05am – 2:00am|
|Tue 2/15||8:00pm – 11:30pm||12:05am – 2:00am|
|Wed 2/16||8:00pm – 10:30pm||11:05pm – 2:00am|
|Thur 2/17||8:00pm – 11:30pm||12:05am – 2:30am|
|Fri 2/18||8:00pm – 11:00pm||11:35pm – 1:30am|
|Sat 2/19||8:00pm – 11:00pm||11:30pm – 1:30am|
|Sun 2/10||8:00pm – 10:30pm****||N/A|
*Extended Olympics coverage will be available in the following markets: New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Philadelphia, Dallas-Ft. Worth, San Francisco-Oakland-San Jose, Washington, DC (Hagerstown, MD), Boston (Manchester), Miami-Ft. Lauderdale, San Diego, Hartford & New Haven
**LIVE Opening Ceremony
***TAPE Opening Ceremony
****TAPE Closing Ceremony