NBCUniversal will present 230+ hours of 2022 Paralympic Winter Games programming, including a record 120 hours of television coverage, for the 2022 Paralympics from Beijing, China, taking place March 4-13, across NBC, Peacock, USA Network, Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA, NBCOlympics.com and the NBC Sports app.
- Paralympic Winter Games TV and stream schedule
- Paralympic TV and stream schedules by sport:
In its most ambitious effort ever for a Winter Paralympics, NBCU’s coverage will feature a record 120 hours of television coverage, seven of those coming on the NBC broadcast network, including three in primetime, a first for a Winter Paralympics; similar to the Beijing Olympics, coverage of all events and competition on Peacock; live coverage of the Opening Ceremony and Closing Ceremony on USA Network; and comprehensive live streaming coverage on NBCOlympics.com and the NBC Sports app via authentication, including all television coverage as well as exclusive coverage of Alpine skiing, biathlon, cross-country skiing, sled hockey, snowboarding, and wheelchair curling.
Similar to the Tokyo Paralympics, primetime broadcasts on NBC will feature the top stories and moments of the Paralympics with a special focus on the athletes of Team USA. The first primetime broadcast will set the stage for the Games, with the following broadcasts featuring NBC Sports’ award-winning storytellers taking viewers inside the Winter Paralympics like never before with athlete profiles, interviews and competition footage.
Programming highlights include:
- NBC: Paralympic coverage on the opening and closing weekends of the Paralympic Games, including the first-ever Paralympic primetime shows.
- Peacock: All of NBCUniversal’s 2022 Paralympic Winter Games coverage, totaling more than 230 hours, will stream live on Peacock. The service’s premium tier will serve as the streaming home of the Winter Paralympics. Click here to learn more and sign up.
- Cable Networks: USA Network and Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA will present daily 2022 Paralympic Winter Games coverage throughout the day, including in primetime (excluding Sunday, March 13). USA Network, which debuts as the cable home of the Winter Paralympics with more than 70 hours, will present live coverage of the Opening Ceremony on Friday, March 4, and live coverage of the Closing Ceremony on Sunday, March 13.
- NBCOlympics.com and NBC Sports app: NBCOlympics.com and the NBC Sports app will live stream all of NBCUniversal’s Winter Paralympics coverage across desktops, mobile devices, tablets, and connected TVs for authenticated users. NBCOlympics.com will also offer a full Paralympics TV and streaming schedule and Paralympics content hub.
- Accessibility features for all television coverage include closed captioning (CC) and audio description (AD) to assist viewers in experiencing the accomplishments and stories of the Paralympic athletes. Digital content accessibility features include keyboard navigation, color contrast and support for screen readers.
The United States is expected to feature a number of medal contenders, including five-time Paralympian and 10-time Paralympic medalist Oksana Masters (cross-country skiing, biathlon); two-time Paralympic medalist, including a gold, Andrew Kurka (Alpine skiing); two-time Paralympian and three-time Paralympic gold medalist Kendall Gretsch (cross-country skiing, biathlon); 2018 Paralympian Thomas Walsh (Alpine skiing); and two-time Paralympic medalist, including a gold, Mike Schultz (snowboarding). The U.S. is also expected to challenge for medals in team sports and returns many members of the 2018 gold medal-winning sled hockey team, including Rico Roman, Josh Pauls, and Jen Lee.