FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, July 11th, 2017

IOC, USOC, AND NBCUNIVERSAL HOST “OLYMPIC CHANNEL: HOME OF TEAM USA” MEDIA CONFERENCE CALL THURSDAY AT 3 P.M. ET

NBC Olympics Primetime Host Mike Tirico, Olympian Shaun White, and Executives Mark Parkman (IOC’s Global Olympic Channel), Lisa Baird (USOC), and Jim Bell and Gary Zenkel (NBC Olympics) to Discuss Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA

Dial 719-325-2252 to Participate; Passcode: 7182121

STAMFORD, Conn. – July 11, 2017 NBC Olympics primetime host Mike Tirico, two-time Olympic gold medalist Shaun White, and executives Mark Parkman (IOC’s global Olympic Channel), Lisa Baird (USOC), and Jim Bell and Gary Zenkel (NBC Olympics) will participate in a conference call this Thursday, July 13, at 3 p.m. ET to discuss the Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA, which launches this Saturday, July 15.

  • WHAT: Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA conference call
  • WHO:
    • Mike Tirico, Primetime Host, NBC Olympics
    • Shaun White, two-time Olympic gold medalist
    • Mark Parkman, General Manager, IOC’s global Olympic Channel
    • Lisa Baird, CMO, USOC
    • Jim Bell, President, NBC Olympics Production & Programming
    • Gary Zenkel, President, NBC Olympics and Business, NBC Sports Group
  • WHEN: Thursday, July 13, at 3 p.m. ET
  • NUMBER: 719-325-2252
  • PASSCODE: 7182121

 

ABOUT OLYMPIC CHANNEL: HOME OF TEAM USA

Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA is a partnership between the International Olympic Committee, the United States Olympic Committee, and NBCUniversal. The new TV network will offer fans year-round programming of Olympic Sports from around the world, highlighting their favorite American athletes and teams. Programming will emphasize live events from a broad portfolio of summer and winter Olympic Sports. It will also include Olympic-themed original content produced by all three parties, such as original programs produced by filmmakers from around the world commissioned by the global Olympic Channel; rich archival footage from the IOC’s and NBCU’s libraries of Olympic features and documentaries; and original Team USA programming produced by the USOC that provides authentic, wide-ranging and athlete-focused coverage of the Olympic Movement in the United States. Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA will be live streamed on OlympicChannel.com, the Olympic Channel app, NBCSports.com, and the NBC Sports app. Select replays and highlights will be available on these digital platforms as well as TeamUSA.org.

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