Olympic Trials TV/Webcast Watching Schedule

  22 Braden Keith | June 22nd, 2012 | National, News, U.S. Olympic Trials

For those not lucky enough to be in Omaha, here’s the schedule for the upcoming Olympic Trials.

There will be no international (legal) webcast of Trials, because of international rights agreements, but there will be a live stream of the meet on NBCOlympics.com for those in the United States. That will be a big disappointment to fans around the globe. A small consolation trying to watch friends and family in the prelims, though, is that USA Swimming will be providing a webcast live for all but the fastest heats of the morning prelims.

After that, the fastest morning heats will be played on taped delay in the evenings prior to finals.

Finals will air live on NBC (free broadcast station) at 8 Eastern Time and 7 Central Time, but will be on Tape Delay in the Mountain Time Zone (7 PM Mountain) and Pacific Time Zone (8 PM Pacific). Those in the tape-delay time zones can still catch the action on NBCOlympics.com live, however.

The Television Schedule is below (finals are highlighted in blue). NBC is the broadcast network, NBCSN is their cable sports network.

DATE TIME (ET) NETWORK EVENTS
June 25 6:30-8 p.m. NBCSN Heats
June 25 8-9 p.m. NBC Finals
June 26 6:30-8p.m. NBCSN Heats
June 26 8-9 p.m. NBC Finals
June 27 7-8 p.m. NBCSN Heats
June 27 8-9 p.m. NBC Finals
June 28 4:30-5:30 p.m. NBCSN Heats
June 28 8-9 p.m. NBC Finals
June 29 4:30-6 p.m. NBCSN Heats
June 29 8-9 p.m. NBC Finals
June 30 6:30-8 p.m. NBCSN Heats
June 30 8-9 p.m. NBC Finals
July 1 6-7 p.m. NBCSN Heats
July 1 8-9 p.m. NBC Finals
July 2 8-8:30 p.m. NBC Finals

The NBCOlympics.com Streaming Schedule is Below.

DATE TIME (ET) NETWORK EVENTS
June 25 8-9 p.m. NBC Finals
June 26 8-9 p.m. NBC Finals
June 27 8-9 p.m. NBC Finals
June 28 8-9 p.m. NBC Finals
June 29 8-9 p.m. NBC Finals
June 30 8-9 p.m. NBC Finals
July 1 8-9 p.m. NBC Finals
July 2 8-8:30 p.m. NBC Finals

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WhatTheHell NBC

Since when does a broadcast network require that you have a cable subscription to watch the webcast online?? What a joke. I have no reception due to the tropical storm and don’t have cable. Thank you NBC for screwing me out of being able to watch the trials. So now my choice is to go somewhere to watch it or buy a cable subscription just to watch the Olympics… Screw NBC, they clearly don’t care about Americans that don’t have the money for cable but want to support team USA.

liquidassets

Looking at my channel list I’m coming up with a NBCSP on Charter; is that the same thing as NBCSN? And are these evening tapes of the last 3 heats really our only options?? I thought in 2008 you could watch everything live online in the morning??

NBCSP is playing Olympic trials today!

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