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 States) vs. Nicolai/Lupo (Italy) (LIVE)
Canoe/Kayak – Whitewater Gold Medal Finals

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 09: Alexandra Raisman of the United States competes on the balance beam during the Artistic Gymnastics Women's Team Final on Day 4 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Rio Olympic Arena on August 9, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Lars Baron/Getty Images)

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – AUGUST 09: Alexandra Raisman of the United States competes on the balance beam during the Artistic Gymnastics Women’s Team Final on Day 4 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Rio Olympic Arena on August 9, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Lars Baron/Getty Images)

8 p.m. – Midnight
Women’s Gymnastics – Individual All-Around Gold Medal Final
Swimming (LIVE)

Men’s 50m Freestyle – Semifinals
Women’s 200m Breaststroke – Gold Medal Final
Men’s 200m Backstroke – Gold Medal Final
Women’s 200m Backstroke – Semifinals
Men’s 200m Individual Medley – Gold Medal Final
Women’s 100m Freestyle – Gold Medal Final
Men’s 100m Butterfly – Semifinals

12:35 a.m. – 1:35 a.m.
Women’s Gymnastics – Individual All-Around Gold Medal Final
Canoe/Kayak – Whitewater Gold Medal Finals

NBCSN

8 a.m. – 10 a.m.
Women’s Archery – Individuals Eliminations (LIVE)
Women’s Beach Volleyball – Larissa/Talita (Brazil) vs. Kolosinska/Brzostek (Poland) (LIVE)

10 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Men’s Beach Volleyball – Schalk/Saxton (Canada) vs. Diaz/Gonzalez (Cuba) (LIVE)
Women’s Shooting – Rifle, Three Positions Gold Medal Final (LIVE)
Women’s Judo – 78kg Quarterfinal
Rowing – Semifinals

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 10: James Davies of Great Britain in action during the Men's Quarter-final 3, Match 23 between Great Britain and Argentina on Day 5 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Deodoro Stadium on August 10, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – AUGUST 10: James Davies of Great Britain in action during the Men’s Quarter-final 3, Match 23 between Great Britain and Argentina on Day 5 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Deodoro Stadium on August 10, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Men’s Rugby – Semifinals (LIVE)

2:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Women’s Archery – Quarterfinals (LIVE)
Women’s Judo – 78kg Gold Medal Final (LIVE)
Women’s Archery – Individual Gold Medal Final
Men’s Beach Volleyball – Pedro/Evandro (Brazil) vs. Samoilovs/Smedins (Latvia) (LIVE)

5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Men’s Rugby – Bronze Medal and Gold Medal Final (LIVE)

6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Women’s Field Hockey – United States vs. India (LIVE)

8 p.m. – Midnight
Boxing – Elimination Matches
Women’s Badminton – Lee/Obanana (United States) vs. Jung/Shin (South Korea)
Women’s Fencing – Team Epee Gold Medal Final
Men’s Volleyball – United States vs. Brazil (LIVE)
Men’s Table Tennis – Singles Gold Medal Final

USA

9 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Women’s Water Polo – Italy vs. Australia (LIVE)

10:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Men’s Table Tennis – Singles Semifinals
Badminton Mixed Doubles – Chew/Subandhi (United States) vs. Ko/Kim (South Korea)

1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Men’s Basketball – Brazil vs. Croatia (LIVE)

3 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Badminton Mixed Doubles – Chew/Pongnairat (United States) vs. Fu/Zhang (China) (LIVE)
Men’s Handball – Brazil vs. Germany (LIVE)

MSNBC

Noon – 2 p.m.
Men’s Beach Volleyball – Nummerdor/Varenhorst (Netherlands) vs. Semenov/Krasilnikov (Russia) (LIVE)
Women’s Water Polo – Spain vs. Hungary

2 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.
Men’s Volleyball – Poland vs. Argentina (LIVE)

3:45 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Equestrian – Team Dressage Qualifying
Sailing

CNBC

5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Cycling – Track Gold Medal Final (LIVE)
Women’s Beach Volleyball – Heidrich/Zumkehr (Switzerland) vs. Van Gestel/Van der Vlist (Netherlands) (LIVE)
Men’s Field Hockey – Spain vs. Belgium
Women’s Badminton – Wang (United States) vs. Tan (Beligum) (LIVE)

during a practice round at Olympic Golf Course on August 10, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

during a practice round at Olympic Golf Course on August 10, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

GOLF CHANNEL

5 a.m. – 6:30 a.m.
Golf Central Live From the Olympics

6:30 a.m. – 9 a.m.
Men’s Golf – 1st Round (LIVE)

9 a.m. – Noon
Men’s Golf – 1st Round (LIVE)

Noon – 3 p.m.
Men’s Golf – 1st Round (LIVE)

3 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Golf Central Live From the Olympics

11 p.m. – 5 a.m.
Men’s Golf – 1st Round Encore

BRAVO

10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Tennis (LIVE)

1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Tennis (LIVE)

3 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Tennis (LIVE)

5 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Tennis (LIVE)

BASKETBALL SPECIALTY CHANNEL

11:15 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Women’s Basketball – Belarus vs. Turkey (LIVE)

1:15 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Men’s Basketball – Brazil vs. Croatia (LIVE)

3 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Men’s Basketball – Brazil vs. Croatia (Encore)

4:30 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Women’s Basketball – France vs. Brazil

6 p.m. – 7:45 p.m.
Men’s Basketball – Nigeria vs. Spain (LIVE)

7:45 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Women’s Basketball – Japan vs. Australia

9:30 p.m. – 11:15 p.m.
Men’s Basketball – Lithuania vs. Argentina (LIVE)

TELEMUNDO

10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.
News Recap

11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Men’s Beach Volleyball – Schalk/Saxton (Canada) vs. Diaz/Gonzalez (Cuba)
Women’s Beach Volleyball – Larissa/Talita (Brazil) vs. Kolosinska/Brzostek (Poland)

1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Boxing – Elimination Matches
Men’s Basketball – Brazil vs. Croatia

Midnight – 2 a.m.
Late Night Recap Show

NBC UNIVERSO

6 a.m. – 8 a.m.
Late Night Encore

3 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Boxing – Elimination Matches
Men’s Beach Volleyball – Virgen/Ontiveros (Mexico) vs. Naceur Ma/Belha (Tunisia) (LIVE)
Men’s Volleyball – Poland vs. Argentina

6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Men’s Basketball – Nigeria vs. Spain
Boxing – Elimination Matches

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