NBC Olympics will provide 76 hours of 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials coverage
posted on 03/28/2016
STAMFORD, Conn., March 28, 2016 – NBC Olympics will present an unprecedented 76 hours of coverage of the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials across NBC, NBCSN and NBC Sports Live Extra – including more than 60 hours of coverage in primetime – in the months leading up to the Games of the XXXI Olympiad in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Gymnastics is one of nine sports included in NBC Olympics’ Trials coverage: diving, field hockey, gymnastics, rowing, swimming, track and field, volleyball, water polo and wrestling.
NBC and NBCSN will combine to present nine hours of primetime coverage from the U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Men’s Gymnastics in St. Louis, Mo., and the women’s Trials in San Jose, Calif., including three primetime telecasts on NBC. Coverage of the men’s Trials begins Thursday, June 23, at 8:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN, and continues on NBC on Saturday, June 25, at 9 p.m. ET. NBC’s coverage of the women’s Trials from San Jose begins Friday, July 8, at 9 p.m. ET, and continues on Sunday, July 10, at 8:30 p.m. ET.
Thurs., June 23 - Men’s Trials - NBCSN - 8:30 p.m.
Sat., June 25 - Men’s Trials - NBC - 9 p.m.
Fri., July 8 - Women’s Trials - NBC - 9 p.m.
Sun., July 10 - Women’s Trials - NBC - 8:30 p.m.
In addition to its Trials coverage of gymnastics, NBC Sports Group will televise coverage of P&G Gymnastics Championships. The P&G Men’s Gymnastics Championships will be telecast on Sunday, June 5 at 2 p.m. ET on NBC from Hartford, Conn., while NBC will air a pair of live primetime presentations of the P&G Women’s Gymnastics Championships from St. Louis, Mo., on Friday, June 24, and Sunday, June 26, at 9 p.m. ET.
NBC Olympics’ 76 hours of comprehensive coverage marks the most ever for the U.S. Olympic Trials, topping the 67.5 hours of coverage in 2012, and will feature some of the most anticipated stories and athletes of the Rio Olympics. All of NBC Olympics’ U.S. Trials coverage will be streamed on NBC Sports Live Extra, NBC Sports Group’s live streaming product for desktops, mobile devices, tablets, and connected TVs, via “TV Everywhere,” giving consumers additional value for their subscription service. The NBC Sports Live Extra app is available on the iTunes App Store, Google Play, Windows Store, Roku, Apple TV and Amazon Fire.