As NBC Sports Network basks in the afterglow of its best viewership ever from the Olympics, it “Returns to London” on Monday with a 16 hour marathon of reruns. It’s all part an entire week of Olympic re-airs that will last until next Sunday, August 19.
On Monday, NBC Sports Network will air the best of basketball, beach volleyball, gymnastics, swimming, track & field and water polo that starts at 9 a.m. and will last until 2 a.m. Tuesday.
They’ll feature the original calls and be introduced by NBC’s Bob Costas, Al Michaels, Dan Patrick and Liam McHugh.
Here’s the schedule for Monday.
“Return to London: The Games of the XXX Olympiad” To Premiere Monday, August 13 at 9 A.M. ET on NBC Sports Network
Most Spectacular Moments of the 2012 London Olympics Featured during 16- hour Programming Marathon
NEW YORK – August 12, 2012 – Return to London: The Games of the XXX Olympiad relives some of the most spectacular, heart-pounding and historic moments of the London Olympics. This special premieres Monday, August 13, with a 16-hour marathon starting at 9 a.m. ET on NBC Sports Network. Additional Return to London programming will continue throughout next week and conclude on August 19.
Return to London will air throughout the day on Monday with many of the most engaging gold medal matches, games and races from NBCUniversal’s epic coverage of the London Olympics. Programs will be introduced by NBC commentators Bob Costas (swimming, diving and gymnastics), Al Michaels (track and field and basketball), Dan Patrick (women’s beach and indoor volleyball and women’s water polo) and Liam McHugh (cycling and women’s soccer semifinal and final). Additionally, the coverage will include a number of post event interviews, and also showcases Bob Costas’ in-depth interview with Michael Phelps.
Highlighs of Return to London include Michael Phelps’ record-breaking 22 Olympic medals, and his retirement as the most decorated Olympian of all time; Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh Jennings third consecutive goal medal in beach volleyball; Usain Bolt’s Olympic record as the first man to win consecutive gold medals in the 100m and 200m; USA woman’s gymnastics, ‘The Fab Five,’ as they took the USA’s first gold medal since 1996, and all-around gold medal winner Gabby Douglas; Ryan Lochte’s gold medal performance in the 400 individual medley; Kenyan David Rudisha’s win in the 800 meters in world record time; USA women’s soccer gold medal win against Japan, redemption for their 2011 World Cup loss; Allyson Felix winning the 200m gold in track and field after winning silver in Athens and Beijing. Other events will include additional track and field coverage, men’s and women’s basketball final, cycling and BMX events, diving and water polo.
NBC Sports Network’s Return to London: The Games of the XXX Olympiad First day of Programming (all times ET, subject to change)
Monday, August 13
9 a.m.: Track and Field – Men’s Sprints
10 a.m.: Track and Field – Women’s Sprints
11 a.m.: Beach Volleyball – Women’s Final
12 p.m.: Water Polo – Women’s Final
1 p.m.: Swimming (part 1) – Women
2 p.m.: Swimming (part 2) – Women
3 p.m.: Gymnastics – Men’s all around
5 p.m.: Gymnastics – Women’s all around
7 p.m.: Swimming (part 1) – Men’s
8 p.m.: Swimming (part 2) – Men’s
9 p.m.: Basketball – Men’s Final
11 p.m.: Basketball – Women’s Final
1 a.m.: Track and Field – Men’s Sprints
There you have it.