FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016
*REMINDER* – NBC OLYMPICS EXECUTIVE PRODUCER JIM BELL PREVIEWS RIO 2016 ON MEDIA CONFERENCE CALL TODAY, AUGUST 2, AT 3 P.M. ET
Dial 480-293-0664 to Participate
RIO DE JANEIRO – August 2, 2016 – Executive Producer Jim Bell will preview NBC Olympics’ coverage of the Games of the XXXI Olympiad from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on a media conference call today, August 2, at 3 p.m. ET. Media interested in participating should dial 480-293-0664; passcode: 8450993.
- WHAT: Media Conference Call for NBC Olympics’ Coverage of Rio 2016
- WHO: NBC Olympics Executive Producer Jim Bell
- WHEN: Today, August 2, at 3 p.m. ET
- NUMBER: 480-293-0664
- PASSCODE: 8450993
The networks and digital platforms of NBCUniversal will present an unprecedented 6,755 hours of programming for the Games of the XXXI Olympiad. The Opening Ceremony of the 2016 Rio Olympics will air on Friday, August 5, on NBC. Competition begins two days earlier on Wednesday, August 3, with women’s soccer on NBCSN and USA Network, and the Games conclude on Sunday, August 21, with the Closing Ceremony on NBC.
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A division of NBC Sports Group, NBC Olympics is responsible for producing, programming and promoting NBCUniversal’s Olympic coverage. It is renowned for its unsurpassed Olympic heritage, award-winning production, and ability to aggregate the largest audiences in U.S. television history. The 2012 London Olympics were watched by 217 million Americans across the networks of NBCUniversal, making it the most-watched event in U.S. television history.