‘2018 Winter Olympics’ Guide (Feb. 11): Gold Medal Finals in Women’s Moguls and Men’s Luge

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‘2018 Winter Olympics’ Guide (Feb. 11): Gold Medal Finals in Women’s Moguls and Men’s Luge

“PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics” (02/11/18) – NBC’s primetime coverage live across all time zones continues tonight, Sunday, Feb. 11, beginning at 8 p.m. ET, featuring the conclusion of the figure skating team event.

Sochi slalom gold medalist Mikaela Shiffrin is expected to contend for a medal in women’s giant slalom, while 2014 Olympic snowboarding gold medalist Jamie Anderson looks to defend her title in slopestyle. She’ll be joined by two first-time Olympians, Julia Marino and Hailey Langland, who could also challenge for podium spots.

Coverage also includes the gold medal final in women’s moguls as Americans Jaelin Kauf and Morgan Schild are expected to contend for podium spots. Men’s luge will award medals after the final two runs; Chris Mazdzer is in contention for a medal after a fourth-place result after his first two runs.

Live “Primetime Plus” coverage begins at 11:35 p.m. ET with the second run of women’s alpine skiing, followed by women’s halfpipe. Snowboarding phenom 17-year-old Chloe Kim of the U.S. headlines the women’s halfpipe competition. Her U.S. teammate, five-time Olympian Kelly Clark, is also expected to contend for a medal. They will likely be challenged by two-time reigning world champion Cai Xuetong of China.

Sunday’s daytime coverage on NBC kicks off at 3 p.m. ET, and features Lowell Bailey, who became the first American biathlete to capture a world title last season. He’ll open his PyeongChang schedule with the men’s 10km sprint. Coverage also includes speed skating’s men’s 5000m and cross-country’s men’s skiathlon.

The U.S. women’s hockey team plays Finland in its first game of the Olympic tournament, live at 2:40 a.m. ET on NBCSN. The team is headlined by two-time Olympic silver medalist Hilary Knight, captain Meghan Duggan, and 2017 world championship MVP Brianna Decker.

NBCSN’s gold medal finals coverage today begins at 5 a.m. ET with men’s 10km sprint, followed by speed skating’s men’s 5000m, and men’s cross-country skiing. Coverage continues at 1:30 p.m. ET with the men’s luge competition.

NBCSN’s Sunday coverage continues at 7 p.m. ET, as Liam McHugh and 2006 Olympic ice dance silver medalist Tanith White host Olympic Ice alongside analyst and 1984 Olympic figure skating gold medalist Scott Hamilton. The hour-long studio show previews the day’s Olympic figure skating action while also providing viewers with analysis and highlights of the previous night’s competition. Following Olympic Ice, NBCSN’s coverage includes men’s 10km biathlon sprint gold medal final.

Live coverage of women’s hockey continues Sunday on USA Network, with Canada taking on Olympic Athletes from Russia at 7 a.m. ET.

Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA complements NBCUniversal’s extensive coverage of the Winter Olympics, with wall-to-wall programming from the host city. Daily coverage includes 20 hours of highlights, news and features provided by Olympic Channel News; live Olympic medal ceremony coverage from the PyeongChang Medal Plaza; and a daily studio show hosted by 13-time Emmy Award winner Jimmy Roberts. The 30-minute Winter Olympics Daily studio show airs daily at Noon ET, and provides features, storytelling, commentary, and highlights, including a “Meet the Olympic Press” segment that will bring together contributing journalists to discuss all the daily news and storylines surrounding PyeongChang.

NBCOlympics.com and the NBC Sports app, which are powered by NBC Sports’ Playmaker Media, will deliver more than 1,800 hours of live-event and TV simul-stream coverage for the PyeongChang Olympics. In a Winter Games first, NBC broadcast network content will be live streamed, including the daytime, primetime and primetime-plus shows.

LAST WEEK’S TOP 10 BROADCAST SERIES

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Source: Nielsen Media Research / 02/12/18 - 02/18/18
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