‘2018 Winter Olympics’ Guide (Feb. 10): Women’s Figure Skating Short Programs; Men’s Downhill Alpine Skiing

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‘2018 Winter Olympics’ Guide (Feb. 10): Women’s Figure Skating Short Programs; Men’s Downhill Alpine Skiing

“PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics” (02/10/18) – NBC’s primetime coverage live across all time zones continues tonight beginning at 8 p.m. ET, highlighted by the conclusion of the short programs in the figure skating team event as ice dance duo Maia and Alex Shibutani and 2018 U.S. champion Bradie Tennell compete. In short track speed skating, 18-year-old Maame Biney makes her Olympic debut in 500m qualifying. Coverage also includes the men’s downhill.

“Primetime Plus” coverage features live coverage of the second portion the team figure skating event with two-time U.S. champion pairs’ duo Alexa Scimeca Knierim and Chris Knierim skating in the pairs’ free skate at 11:30 p.m. ET.

Daytime coverage of the Winter Olympics on NBC kicks off this afternoon at 3 p.m. ET, and features multiple short track races including the final of the men’s 1500m, where South Korea could contend for its first medal of the Games.

NBC’s daytime coverage also features men’s slopestyle snowboarding qualifying, and the men’s ski jumping individual normal hill final, followed by the first two runs of the men’s luge competition. Susan Dunklee, who looks to give Team USA its first-ever Olympic medal in biathlon, highlights NBCSN’s afternoon coverage in the women’s 7.5km sprint at 1 p.m. ET. Coverage also includes speed skating’s women’s 3000m.

Coverage on NBCSN 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 prior competition. Following Olympic Ice, NBCSN’s coverage includes men’s slopestyle snowboarding gold medal finals.

Defending Olympic gold medalist Jamie Anderson leads a strong U.S. contingent that includes 20-year-old Julia Marino and 17-year-old Hailey Langland in NBCSN’s live coverage of women’s slopestyle tonight at 9:45 p.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.

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