NBC Universal will broadcast 2021 Olympics programming across a wide swath of its broadcast, cable and digital properties. The Games will take place in Tokyo from Friday, July 23 to Sunday, August 8.
NBCU’s Peacock streaming service will launch a Tokyo Olympics destination on July 15 with extensive live coverage of some of the Games’ biggest events, including gymnastics, track and field, and America’s search for its fourth. consecutive gold medal in men’s basketball. All of Peacock’s Tokyo Olympics programming will be available to stream for free, with the exception of the aforementioned US men’s basketball coverage.
Peacock will be amazed, packed with new daily live shows, original programming, channels dedicated to the Olympics, replays of full events, and select highlights.
Peacock Introduces the Fate of the Olympics with Live Shows, Five New Channels, and Original Programming
Scroll down to see the full TV schedule and schedule details.
When are the Tokyo Olympics?
The Games of the XXXII Olympiad will take place from Friday, July 23 to Sunday, August 8 in the Japanese capital. The opening ceremony will take place on Friday, July 23 in Tokyo, starting at 7 am ET / 4 am PT. The closing ceremony of the Olympic Games is scheduled for 7 am ET / 4 am PT on Sunday, August 8.
Where can I watch the Tokyo Olympics?
NBC is home to the Olympics, so tune in to your local NBC station for primetime coverage. Programming will also be featured on NBC Sports Network, USA, CNBC, the NBC Olympics channel, Golf Channel and Telemundo. Or viewers can watch the Games on Peacock, NBCOlympics.com and NBC Sports.com. Tokyo Olympics programming can also be viewed on broadcasters that feature NBC such as Sling TV, Hulu Plus, FuboTV, AT&T TV, and YouTube TV.
What is the time difference between the USA and Japan?
Tokyo is 13 hours ahead of US Eastern Time, which means that many events taking place at night in Tokyo will be in the early hours of the morning for American viewers.
TV AND STREAMING SCHEDULE OF THE TOKYO OLYMPICS BY SPORTS
Where to look is subject to change. Please check back closer to the Games for streaming and streaming event availability (last updated June 28).
|sports||dates (EDT)||Where to look|
|Ceremonies||July 23 (inauguration)
August 8 (Closing)
|Archery||July 23-July 31|
|Artistic swimming||August 2ndSeventh|
|badminton||July 23thAugust 2nd||
|baseball||July 27thAugust 7th|
|basketball||July 24August 8||
|3X3 Basketball||July 23th28|
|Beach volleyball||July 23th6th August|
|Boxing||July 23thAugust 8||
|Canoe / kayak||July 256th August||
|Cycling||July 23thAugust 7th|
|July 25-August 7
|July 24August 7th
|Fencing||July 23thAugust 1|
|Grass hockey||July 23th6th August|
|Golf||28 of July6th August|
|Gymnastics||July 23thAugust 3rd||
|Handball||July 23thAugust 8||
|Modern pentathlon||August 5-Seventh|
|Rhythmic gymnastics||August 5-Seventh|
|Navigation||July 24August 4th|
|Shooting||July 23thAugust 2nd|
|Skateboard||July 24August 4th|
|Football||July 24August 7th||
|Swimming||July 24August 4th||
|Table tennis||July 23th6th August||
|Track and field||July 30August 7th||
|volleyball||July 23thAugust 8|
|water polo||July 24August 8|
|Weightlifting||July 23thAugust 4th|
|Struggle||July 31st-August 7th||
Peacock launches six new channels offering extensive coverage of the Games.
The home of marquee shows like Tokyo live, Tokyo gold, On your territory at the Olympics other Tokyo tonight from July 24
Starting June 23, this channel will broadcast a collection of the most exciting moments from the past Olympic Games.
Meet the Olympians
Provide profiles and documentaries on the best athletes, past and present.
With the liveliest moments of past games
Highlights of Team USA competing for gold medals in Tokyo
An ever-active live stream of the Olympic flame (think Christmas log) for people who just want to enjoy the glow of the games
All live shows will air daily on Peacock’s new Tokyo Now channel.
Live competition, interviews, highlights, medal awards and athlete profiles. 6-11 am ET
A comprehensive look at the hottest performances of the day: highlights with in-depth packages, expert analysis and interviews with the athletes as the daily competition concludes (Tokyo is 13 hours ahead of New York). 11 a. M. At 12 p. M. ET; Repeats every hour between 12 p.m. M. And 7 p.m. M. (Monday to Saturday) and between 12 p.m. M. And 6 p.m. M. (Sunday).
On your territory at the Olympics
Celebrating female athletes competing in games with reports, interviews, and timely coverage. 7-7: 30 pm ET (one hour earlier on Sundays)
Highlights of fast-paced events as they happen. Interviews, reports and live reports from Tokyo to make the viewer feel like they are at the Games. 7:30 pm-midnight ET (one hour earlier on Sundays)
BUT WAIT, THERE’S MORE
The original programming for Tokyo 2021 includes even more original programs.
Highlights of the Olympics with Kevin Hart and Snoop Dogg
Peacock has created a series of comedic commentary from the titular duo, both Olympics enthusiasts, that will recap the Games’ most impressive athletic displays … as well as moments that don’t go as planned. “Kevin and Snoop will be your comedy guides through the Tokyo Olympics,” according to the company.
For Ball and Country
With the US men’s basketball team’s fourth consecutive gold medal at stake, the stakes are high in Tokyo. For Ball and Country will follow America’s best men’s basketball players as they put aside their rivalries on the court and form a star-studded team to represent the USA.
This series follows elite American gymnasts Laurie Hernandez, Morgan Hurd, Sunisa Lee, Konnor McClain and MyKayla Skinner through their individual and interlocking journeys as Team USA hopefuls ahead of the 2021 Games. examines how their preparation for the games was fundamentally altered by the pandemic. The series is produced by Uninterrupted, a division of The SpringHill Company.
The Sisters of ’96: The 1996 U.S. Women’s Olympic Soccer Team
When the United States Women’s National Team raced across the field in Atlanta, their gold medal game was not fully televised. Now, Peacock makes the game available in its entirety for the first time. The streamer will also premiere a one-hour special featuring 1996 stars Brandi Chastain, Joy Fawcett, Julie Foudy, Kristine Lilly, Shannon MacMillan, Briana Scurry and Tisha Venturini.
Additionally, Peacock will select the highlights and full event replays by sport to make it easier for fans to keep up with NBC’s 7,000 hours of Olympics coverage.