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 (LIVE)
Women’s Water Polo Gold Medal Final – United States vs. Italy (LIVE)

3:45 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Equestrian – Individual Jumping Gold Medal Final, Round 2
Rhythmic Gymnastics – Individual Qualifying (LIVE)

on Day 13 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on August 18, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

8 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.
Track & Field – Gold Medal Finals (LIVE)

Women’s Pole Vault
Men’s Hammer
Women’s 5000m
Women’s 4x100m Relay
Men’s 4x100m Relay

Men’s Diving – Platform Qualifying

11:35 p.m. – 12:35 a.m.
Canoeing – Sprint Semifinals

NBCSN

7 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Men’s Track & Field – 50k Walk Gold Medal Final (LIVE)

11 a.m. – 2:15 p.m.
Men’s Wrestling – Freestyle Qualifying (LIVE)
Taekwondo – Qualifying
Rhythmic Gymnastics – Individual Qualifying

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - AUGUST 17:  Kyrie Irving #10 of United States goes up for a shot in the lane against Argentina during the Men's Basketball Quarterfinal game at Carioca Arena 1 on Day 12 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games on August 17, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – AUGUST 17: Kyrie Irving #10 of United States goes up for a shot in the lane against Argentina during the Men’s Basketball Quarterfinal game at Carioca Arena 1 on Day 12 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games on August 17, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

2:15 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Men’s Basketball – United States vs. Spain (LIVE)

4:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Women’s Soccer Gold Medal Final – Sweden vs. Germany (LIVE)

7:30 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Men’s Handball – Poland vs. Denmark (LIVE)

9 p.m. – Midnight
Men’s Volleyball – Russia vs. Brazil (LIVE)
Women’s Boxing – Semifinal and Gold Medal Final
Taekwondo – Gold Medal Finals

MSNBC

11 a.m. – Noon
Women’s Badminton – Singles Gold Medal Final

Noon – 2 p.m.
Women’s Soccer Bronze Medal – Brazil vs. Canada (LIVE)

2 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Women’s Track & Field – 20K Walk Gold Medal Final
Men’s Handball – France vs. Germany (LIVE)

during the Women's Semifinal match on Day 12 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Hockey Centre on August 17, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

during the Women’s Semifinal match on Day 12 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Hockey Centre on August 17, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

4 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Women’s Field Hockey Gold Medal Final – Netherlands vs. Great Britain (LIVE)

USA

9 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Men’s Badminton – Singles Semifinal
Women’s Badminton – Singles Bronze Medal
Women’s Water Polo Bronze Medal – Russia vs. Hungary (LIVE)

11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Women’s Field Hockey Bronze Medal – Germany vs. New Zealand (LIVE)
Men’s Badminton – Singles Semifinal

CNBC

5 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Men’s Wrestling – Freestyle Gold Medal Finals (LIVE)

6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Men’s Basketball – Australia vs. Serbia (LIVE)

Stacy Lewis of the United States of the United States hits her tee shot on the fifth hole during the second round of the Women's Individual Stroke Play golf on Day 13 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Olympic Golf Course on August 18, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Stacy Lewis of the United States of the United States hits her tee shot on the fifth hole during the second round of the Women’s Individual Stroke Play golf on Day 13 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at Olympic Golf Course on August 18, 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.
Women’s Golf – 3rd Round (LIVE)

9 a.m. – Noon
Women’s Golf – 3rd Round (LIVE)

Noon – 3 p.m.
Women’s Golf – 3rd Round (LIVE)

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

11 p.m. – 4 a.m.
Women’s Golf – 3rd Round (Encore)

BASKETBALL SPECIALTY CHANNEL

2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Men’s Basketball – U.S. vs. Spain (LIVE)

4:30 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Men’s Basketball – U.S. vs. Spain (Encore)

6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Men’s Basketball – Australia vs. Serbia (LIVE)

8 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Men’s Basketball – Australia vs. Serbia (Encore)

10 p.m. – Midnight
Men’s Basketball – U.S. vs. Spain (Encore)

Midnight – 2 a.m.
Men’s Basketball – Australia vs. Serbia (Encore)

SOCCER SPECIALTY CHANNEL

Noon – 2 p.m.
Women’s Soccer Bronze Medal – Brazil vs. Canada (LIVE)

2 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Women’s Soccer Bronze Medal – Brazil vs. Canada (Encore)

4:30 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Women’s Soccer Gold Medal Final –Sweden vs. Germany (LIVE)
Women’s Soccer Medal Ceremony (LIVE)

7 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Women’s Soccer Gold Medal Final –Sweden vs. Germany (Encore)
Women’s Soccer Medal Ceremony (Encore)

9:30 p.m. – Midnight
Women’s Soccer Gold Medal Final –Sweden vs. Germany (Encore)
Women’s Soccer Medal Ceremony (Encore)

TELEMUNDO

10:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.
News Recap
Synchronized Swimming
Athletics
Men’s Beach Volleyball – Gold Medal Final (Encore)

2 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Boxing
Rhythmic Gymnastics

4 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Women’ Soccer Gold Medal Final – Sweden vs. Germany (LIVE)
Women’s Soccer Medal Ceremony

Midnight – 2 a.m.
Late Night Recap Show

NBC UNIVERSO

4 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Women’s Soccer Gold Medal Final – Sweden vs. Germany (LIVE)
Women’s Soccer Medal Ceremony

7 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Men’s Basketball – Australia vs. Serbia (LIVE)

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