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during the Men's Football Final between Brazil and Germany at the Maracana Stadium on Day 15 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games on August 20, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Olympic Viewing Picks for August 21, 2016

All Times Eastern NBC 8 a.m. – 11 a.m. ET Men’s Track & Field – Marathon (LIVE) 11 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. ET Rhythmic Gymnastics – Group Gold Medal Final 12:15 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. ET Men’s Volleyball Gold Medal Final – Italy vs. Brazil (LIVE) 2:15 p.m. – 5 p.m. ET Men’s Basketball Gold […]

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 19:  Usain Bolt of Jamaica celebrates after winning the Men's 4 x 100m Relay Final on Day 14 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on August 19, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

Olympic Viewing Picks for August 20, 2016

All Times Eastern NBC 10 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Women’s Triathlon – Gold Medal Final (LIVE) 12:15 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Women’s Volleyball Bronze Medal – United States. vs. Netherlands (LIVE) Canoeing – Sprint Gold Medal Finals 2:30 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. Women’s Basketball Gold Medal Final – United States vs. Spain (LIVE) 4:45 p.m. – […]

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 18:  Usain Bolt of Jamaica celebrates after crossing the finish line to win the Mens 200m final on Day 13 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on August 18, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

Olympic Viewing Picks for August 19, 2016

All Times Eastern NBC 10 a.m. – 12:10 p.m. Equestrian – Individual Jumping Gold Medal Final, Round 1 (LIVE) Canoe/Kayak – Sprint Semifinals Synchronized Swimming – Team Gold Medal Final (LIVE) 12:10 p.m. – 2 p.m. Men’s Volleyball – United States vs. Italy (LIVE) 2 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. Cycling – BMX Gold Medal Finals […]

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 17:  Andre de Grasse of Canada (L) and Usain Bolt of Jamaica (2nd-L) react after competing in the Men's 200m Semifinals on Day 12 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on August 17, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  (Photo by Ian Walton/Getty Images)

Olympic Viewing Picks for August 18, 2016

All Times Eastern NBC 10 a.m. – Noon Track & Field – Qualifying Rounds (LIVE) Men’s 400m Hurdles – Gold Medal Final Canoe/Kayak – Sprint Gold Medal Finals Noon – 2 p.m. Women’s Volleyball –United States vs. Serbia (LIVE) 2 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. Women’s Diving – Platform Semifinal Men’s Cycling – BMX Quarterfinals 3:15 […]

on Day 11 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Beach Volleyball Arena on August 16, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Olympic Viewing Picks for August 17, 2016

All Times Eastern NBC 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Track & Field – Qualifying Rounds (LIVE) Men’s 3,000m Steeplechase – Gold Medal Final Decathlon Shot Put Canoeing – Sprint Qualifying Heats and Semifinals Equestrian – Team Jumping Gold Medal Final 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. Men’s Volleyball – United States vs. Poland (LIVE) 3 p.m. […]

on Day 10 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on August 15, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Olympic Viewing Picks for August 16, 2016

All Times Eastern NBC 10 a.m. – Noon Track & Field – Qualifying Rounds (LIVE) Men’s Triple Jump – Gold Medal Final Women’s Discus – Gold Medal Final Noon – 1 p.m. Equestrian – Team Jumping Qualifying (LIVE) Track & Field – Qualifying Rounds 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Volleyball – United States vs. Japan (LIVE) […]

competes during the Men's 100m Final on Day 9 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on August 14, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Olympics Viewing Picks for August 16, 2016

All Times Eastern NBC 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Track & Field (LIVE) Women’s 200m – Round 1 Women’s Hammer Throw – Gold Medal Final Women’s 3,000m Steeplechase – Gold Medal Final Men’s 400m Hurdles – Round 1 Men’s Volleyball – United States vs. Mexico (LIVE) 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Women’s Water Polo – United […]

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 12:  Katie Ledecky of United States celebrates on the podium after winning gold in the Women's 800m Freestyle Final on Day 7 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium on August 12, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

Olympic Viewing Picks for August 13-14, 2016

All Times Eastern Schedule subject to change Saturday, August 13 NBC 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Track & Field – Qualifying Rounds (LIVE) Men’s Discus – Gold Medal Final Rowing — Gold Medal Finals (LIVE) Women’s Water Polo – United States vs. Hungary (LIVE) 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. Men’s Beach Volleyball – Forrer/Verge-Depre (Switzerland) vs. […]

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 11:  Simone Manuel of the United States celebrates after winning gold in the Women's 100m Freestyle Final on Day 6 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium on August 11, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  (Photo by Adam Pretty/Getty Images)

Olympic Viewing Picks for August 12, 2016

All Times Eastern NBC 10 a.m. – Noon Track & Field – Qualifying Rounds (LIVE) Women’s 10,000m – Gold Medal Final Men’s Water Polo – United States vs. Montenegro (LIVE) Noon – 2 p.m. Swimming – Qualifying Heats (LIVE) Rowing – Gold Medal Finals Track & Field – Qualifying Rounds 2 p.m. – 5 p.m. Swimming […]

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 10:  Gold medalist Kristin Armstrong of the United States shows her medal to her son Lucas William Savola after the medal ceremony for the Cycling Road Women's Individual Time Trial on Day 5 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Pontal on August 10, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)

Olympic Viewing Picks for August 11, 2016

All Times Eastern NBC 10 a.m. – Noon Rowing – Semifinals and Gold Medal Finals Women’s Water Polo – United States vs. Communist China (LIVE) Noon – 2:30 p.m. Swimming – Qualifying Heats (LIVE) 2:30 p.m. – 5 p.m. Women’s Beach Volleyball – Fendrick/Sweat (United States) vs. Uklova/Birlova (Russia) (LIVE) Men’s Beach Volleyball – Dalhausser/Lucena (United […]

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 09:  Michael Phelps of the United States celebrates winning gold in the Men's 200m Butterfly Final on Day 4 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium on August 9, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  (Photo by Adam Pretty/Getty Images)

Olympic Viewing Picks for August 10, 2016

All Times Eastern NBC 10 a.m. – Noon Men’s Beach Volleyball – Gibb/Patterson (United States) vs. Herrera/Gavira (Spain) (LIVE) Men’s Water Polo – United States vs. France (LIVE) Noon – 2 p.m. Swimming – Qualifying Heats (LIVE) 2 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. Women’s Volleyball – U.S. vs. Serbia (LIVE) 3:45 p.m. – 5 p.m. Women’s Cycling […]

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 08:  Lilly King of the United States celebrates winning gold in the Women's 100m Breaststroke Final on Day 3 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium on August 8, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

Olympic Viewing Picks for August 9, 2016

All Times Eastern NBC 10 a.m. – Noon Men’s Beach Volleyball – Dalhausser/Lucena (United States) vs. Virgen/Ontiveros (Mexico) (LIVE) Women’s Water Polo – United States. vs. Spain (LIVE) Noon – 2 p.m. Swimming – Qualifying Heats (LIVE) Rowing – Semifinals and Quarterfinals 2 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. Men’s Volleyball – United States. vs. Italy (LIVE) […]

on Day 2 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium on August 7, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Olympic Viewing Picks for August 8, 2016

All Times Eastern NBC 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Rowing – Qualifying Heats (LIVE) Men’s Water Polo – U.S. vs. Spain (LIVE) Swimming – Qualifying Heats (LIVE) Canoe/Kayak – Whitewater Qualifying (LIVE) 2 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. Women’s Volleyball – U.S. vs. Netherlands (LIVE) 3:45 p.m. – 5 p.m. Men’s Beach Volleyball – Gibb/Patterson (U.S.) […]

at the Olympic Village ahead of the Rio  2016 Olympic Games on August 2, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Olympic Viewing Picks for August 6-7, 2016

All Times Eastern Saturday, August 6 NBC 8 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Rowing – Qualifying Heats (LIVE) Men’s Cycling – Road Race (LIVE) Men’s Water Polo – United States vs. Croatia (LIVE) 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Men’s Cycling – Road Race (LIVE) Swimming – Qualifying Heats (LIVE) 2:30 p.m. -4:15 p.m. Rowing – Qualifying Heats […]

xxxx during the final round on day four of the 145th Open Championship at Royal Troon on July 17, 2016 in Troon, Scotland.

NBC/Golf Channel’s 1st Open Championship Could Not Have Gone Any Better

The new home of The Open Championship got an early present with American Phil Mickelson leading after 18 and then 36 holes and then match play between Mickelson and eventual champion Henrik Stenson on Saturday and Sunday. And through it all, Golf Channel and NBC stayed on top of the drama providing pictures and replays […]

TROON, SCOTLAND - JULY 11:  Detail of a flag during previews ahead of the 145th Open Championship at Royal Troon on July 11, 2016 in Troon, Scotland.  (Photo by Stuart Franklin/Getty Images)

NBC and Golf Channel will be all over The Open Championship

NBC Sports has been looking forward to the day when it got back into the Major golf business and after losing the U.S. Open in 2014 to Fox, it was hoping to find an event to bring its Big Event strategy back to golf. Last year, it was able to do that by obtaining the […]

Mike Tirico

Mike Tirico’s First Assignments for NBC are Open Championship, Olympics and NFL

Yesterday when NBC announced its record 170 commentators for next month’s Rio Olympics, one name that was noticeably absent was Mike Tirico who officially joined the Peacock at the beginning of this month. Well, NBC has released his first three assignments for its Sports Group and one will be a familiar setting, next week’s Open […]

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NBC to use a record 170 announcers for 2016 Rio Olympics

The announcement is out. With a month to go until the Opening Ceremony, NBC has released the list of the record 170 combined play-by-play and color commentators for the XXXI Olympiad in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Some of the usual suspects are back, Bob Costas as NBC Primetime host, Dan Hicks and Rowdy Gaines on […]

Sports Emmy Awards

Winners of the 37th Sports Emmy Awards

On Tuesday, May 10 at Frederick P. Rose Hall at Lincoln Center in New York, the Sports Emmy Awards were handed out to the national sports networks nominated in a number of categories. FS1 was the network that received the most with 8 awards. NBC was next with 7 followed by FoxSports.com with 6 then […]

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BREAKING NEWS: ESPN’s Mike Tirico heads for NBC

From Sports Business Daily’s John Ourand, one of ESPN’s mainstays, Mike Tirico will be leaving ESPN and Monday Night Football and departing for NBC. In the short-term, Tirico will be the new voice of NBC’s half of Thursday Night Football. In the long-term, Tirico can fill so many roles. With Al Michaels and Bob Costas […]

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