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)

2:30 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Synchronized Swimming – Duet Gold Medal Final
Women’s Beach Volleyball – Larissa/Talita (Brazil) vs. Ludwig/Walkenhorst (Germany) (LIVE)
Men’s Diving – Springboard Semifinal

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 11: Alexandra Raisman of the United States competes on the floor during the Women's Individual All Around Final on Day 6 of the 2016 Rio Olympics at Rio Olympic Arena on August 11, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – AUGUST 11: Alexandra Raisman of the United States competes on the floor during the Women’s Individual All Around Final on Day 6 of the 2016 Rio Olympics at Rio Olympic Arena on August 11, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

8 p.m. – Midnight
Track & Field – Gold Medal Finals (LIVE)

Men’s High Jump
Women’s 1500m
Men’s 110m Hurdles

Gymnastics – Individual Event Gold Medal Finals

Men’s Parallel Bars
Women’s Floor
Men’s High Bar

Women’s Beach Volleyball – Walsh Jennings/Ross (United States) vs. Agatha/Barbara (Brazil) (LIVE)

12:35 a.m. – 1:35 a.m.
Men’s Diving – Springboard Gold Medal Final

NBCSN

8 a.m. – Noon
Canoeing – Sprint Gold Medal Finals (LIVE)
Track & Field – Qualifying Rounds (LIVE)

Men’s Triple Jump – Gold Medal Final
Women’s Discus – Gold Medal Final

BELO HORIZONTE, BRAZIL - AUGUST 12: Marta #10 of Brazil kicks the ball against Australia during the second half of the Women's Football Quarterfinal match at Mineirao Stadium on Day 7 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games on August 12, 2016 in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. (Photo by Pedro Vilela/Getty Images)

BELO HORIZONTE, BRAZIL – AUGUST 12: Marta #10 of Brazil kicks the ball against Australia during the second half of the Women’s Football Quarterfinal match at Mineirao Stadium on Day 7 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games on August 12, 2016 in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. (Photo by Pedro Vilela/Getty Images)

Noon – 3 p.m.
Women’s Soccer – Brazil vs. Sweden (LIVE)
Men’s Swimming – Open Water 10k Gold Medal Final
Cycling – Track Events

3 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Women’s Soccer – Germany vs. Canada (LIVE)
Badminton – Doubles Semifinal

5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Women’s Basketball – United States vs. Japan (LIVE)

7:30 p.m. – 9:15 p.m.
Men’s Weightlifting – Superheavy Gold Medal Final (LIVE)
Men’s Boxing – Light Gold Medal Final
Wrestling – Greco-Roman Gold Medal Finals

9:15 p.m. – Midnight
Women’s Volleyball – Brazil vs. Communist China (LIVE)
Women’s Table Tennis – Team Gold Medal Final

MSNBC

12:30 p.m. – 2 p.m.
Men’s Water Polo – Serbia vs. Spain
Wrestling – Greco-Roman Qualifying

2 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Men’s Water Polo – Brazil vs. Croatia (LIVE)
Men’s Water Polo – Greece vs. Italy (LIVE)
Sailing – Gold Medal Finals

USA

9 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.
Women’s Volleyball – South Korea vs. Netherlands (LIVE)

10:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Women’s Basketball – Australia vs. Serbia (LIVE)
Men’s Field Hockey – Argentina vs. Germany (LIVE)

12:30 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
Women’s Handball – Spain vs. France (LIVE)
Badminton – Doubles Semifinal
Canoeing – Sprint Gold Medal Finals

3:15 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Women’s Table Tennis – Team Bronze Medal
Men’s Beach Volleyball – Alison/Bruno (Brazil) vs. Brouwer/Meeuwsen (Netherlands) (LIVE)

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 15: Tim Veldt of the Netherlands, Chun Wing Leung of Hong Kong, China, Sanghoon Park of Korea and Mark Cavendish of Great Britain compete during the Cycling Track Men's Omnium Points Race 66 on Day 10 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Rio Olympic Velodrome on August 15, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – AUGUST 15: Tim Veldt of the Netherlands, Chun Wing Leung of Hong Kong, China, Sanghoon Park of Korea and Mark Cavendish of Great Britain compete during the Cycling Track Men’s Omnium Points Race 66 on Day 10 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Rio Olympic Velodrome on August 15, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)

CNBC

5 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Cycling – Track Gold Medal Finals (LIVE)
Women’s Volleyball – Russia vs. Serbia (LIVE)

7 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Men’s Field Hockey – Belgium vs. Netherlands

GOLF CHANNEL

9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Golf Central Live From the Olympics

6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Golf Central Live From the Olympics

BASKETBALL SPECIALTY CHANNEL

10 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
Women’s Basketball – Australia vs. Serbia (LIVE)

11:45 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Women’s Basketball – Australia vs. Serbia (Encore0

1:30 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
Women’s Basketball – Spain vs. Turkey (LIVE)

3:15 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Women’s Basketball – Spain vs. Turkey (Encore)

5 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.
Women’s Basketball – Spain vs. Turkey (Encore)

5:45 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Women’s Basketball – United States vs. Japan (LIVE)

7:30 p.m. – 9:15 p.m.
Women’s Basketball – United States vs. Japan (Encore)

9:15 p.m. – 11 p.m.
Women’s Basketball – France vs. Canada (LIVE)

SOCCER SPECIALTY CHANNEL

Noon – 2 p.m.
Women’s Soccer – Brazil vs. Sweden (LIVE)

2 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Women’s Soccer – Brazil vs. Sweden (Encore)

3 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Women’s Soccer – Germany vs. Canada (LIVE)

5 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Women’s Soccer – Brazil vs. Sweden (Encore)

6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Women’s Soccer – Germany vs. Canada (Encore)

8 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Women’s Soccer – Brazil vs. Sweden (Encore)

9:30 p.m. – 11 p.m.
Women’s Soccer – Germany vs. Canada Encore

TELEMUNDO

10:30 a.m. – Noon
News Recap

Noon – 3 p.m.
Women’s Soccer – Brazil vs. Sweden (LIVE)
Synchronized Swimming

Midnight – 2 a.m.
Late Night Recap Show

NBC UNIVERSO

3 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Women’s Soccer – Germany vs. Canada (LIVE)

5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Beach Volleyball – Semifinal
Women’s Volleyball – Quarterfinal
Boxing – Elimination Matches

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Ken has been covering the sports media in earnest at his own site, Fang's Bites since May 2007 and at Awful Announcing since March 2013. He provides a unique perspective having been an award-winning radio news reporter in Providence and having worked in local television. Fang celebrates the three Boston Red Sox World Championships in the 21st Century, but continues to be a long-suffering Cleveland Browns fan.

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