Everything You Need to Obsess Over NBCUniversal’s Coverage of the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games

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NBC (Check local listings) and NBCSN (DIRECTV Channel 220, U-verse Channel 1640) will present live competition in primetime on every night of the PyeongChang Olympics (excluding the days of the Opening and Closing Ceremonies).

We’ve been waiting more than 1,400 days for this moment– LET THE OLYMPIC WINTER GAMES BEGIN! The PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games are here and we’re bringing you every minute of NBCUniversal’s coverage. From the first ever Olympic Winter Games in 4K High Dynamic Range (HDR) and Dolby Atmos®sound to a special Olympic Mix Channel and interactive app on DIRECTV, you won’t miss a single slalom - no matter where you are!   It’s currently 11 degrees in Pyeongchang, so for those who won’t be stacking on the layers of clothing and braving the cold, here are a few ways to enjoy every bit of NBCUniversal’s coverage of the Olympic Winter Games right from your couch.

With the benefit of a 14 hour time difference, NBC (Check local listings) and NBCSN (DIRECTV Channel 220, U-verse Channel 1640) will present live competition in primetime on every night of the PyeongChang Olympics (excluding the days of the Opening and Closing Ceremonies).  Figure skating, alpine skiing, or snowboarding will be features live in primetime every night on NBC from Thursday Feb. 8, to Saturday, Feb. 25 (excluding Feb. 9, which will feature the Opening Ceremony), as viewers across the country will watch the likes of Mikaela Shiffrin, Lindsey Vonn, Ted Ligety, Nathan Chen, Shaun White, and Chloe Kim pursue Olympic gold.

Feel like you’re there!

Starting Friday, Feb 9 at 10 a.m. ET tune-in to DIRECTV Channel 106 for select Olympic Games provided by NBCUniversal, including the Opening Ceremony, figure skating, hockey, short track speed skating, ski jumping, and snowboard big air, available the following day for the first time ever in 4K HDR with Dolby Atmos[1] sound – fully immersive sound that will transport you right to the action.

Need to win PyeongChang 2018 trivia night? Don’t miss a single event!

From Feb. 8 – Feb. 25 DIRECTV (Channel 205, 600) and U-verse TV (Channel 94, 1094, 637, 1637) customers can tune into a LIVE 4-screens-in-1 Mix Channel including:

  • NBC
  • NBCSN
  • CNBC
  • USA Network
  • Olympic Channel

While viewing the Mix Channels, DIRECTV and U-verse TV customers can totally geek out with access to on-screen interactive apps for simultaneous viewing of NBCUniversal’s events by date and sport; real-time medal counts, athlete bios, Olympic news and more.

If small screens are more your thing (or you don’t want to get caught at work)…

DIRECTV NOW subscribers can watch live across four NBCUniversal broadcast and cable networks including NBC (available now in over 46 local markets across the U.S.), NBCSN, CNBC, and USA Network2.

And DIRECTV and U-verse TV customers can access more than 1800 hours of Olympic live streaming and digital only content through NBCOlympics.com for PCs and the NBC Sports app for mobile devices, tablets and connected TVs using their verified DIRECTV login. NBCOlympics.com and the NBC Sports app will feature live streaming coverage of all Winter Olympic competition, plus event rewinds and extensive video highlights.

Demand More? DIRECTV subscribers will have access to over 500 On-Demand videos!

NBCUniversal is making Olympic highlights, athlete profiles, medal ceremonies and select full-event rewinds available via DIRECTV and U-verse TV’s On-Demand services. Available now and continuing through the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games, viewers can access 60 pre-Games clips in HD, including select highlights from the U.S. Olympic Team Trials.[2]

 

 1Limited programming available. To watch content (on DIRECTV Only) in 4K HDR, 4K HDR compatible equipment, 4K account authorization and professional installation required. If 4K TV does not support HDR, games will be viewable in standard 4K. Dolby Atmos available when provided by programmer.  Other conditions apply.

2 May need to be in DIRECTV NOW billing region in order to view

3Compatible equipment and broadband Internet service with speeds of 750 kbps or higher req’d for On Demand content. Downloading On Demand content may count against your data plan allowance.

 

About NBC Olympics

A division of NBC Sports Group, NBC Olympics is responsible for producing, programming and promoting NBCUniversal’s Olympic Games coverage. It is renowned for its unsurpassed Olympic heritage, award-winning production, and ability to aggregate the largest audiences in U.S. television history. NBCUniversal owns the U.S. media rights on all platforms to all Olympic Games through 2032.