FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017
NBC SPORTS GROUP PRESENTS LIVE COVERAGE OF 2017 WORLD GYMNASTICS CHAMPIONSHIPS BEGINNING THIS THURSDAY, OCTOBER 5
Live Coverage begins with the Men’s All-Around Final this Thursday at 7 p.m. ET on Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA
NBC Presents Encore coverage of Men’s and Women’s All-Around Finals This Saturday at 2 p.m. ET
Coverage Streamed on NBCSports.com, NBC Sports app, OlympicChannel.com, and the Olympic Channel app
Olympic Channel: Home Of Team USA Continues Archival “Gymnastics Gold Week” Coverage
STAMFORD, Conn. – October 3, 2017 – NBC Sports Group presents live coverage of the 2017 World Gymnastics Championships this week from Olympic Stadium in Montreal, Canada, beginning Thursday, October 5, at 7 p.m. ET with the live men’s all-around final on Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA. Coverage continues with the live women’s all-around final this Friday, October 6, at 7 p.m. ET on Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA. NBC will present encore coverage of both events on Saturday, October 7, at 2 p.m. ET.
Coverage continues with the first day of apparatus finals Saturday at 5 p.m. ET on Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA, and wraps up on Sunday with live coverage of the second day of Apparatus Finals at 1 p.m. ET on NBCSN. Coverage will be streamed live on NBCSports.com, NBC Sports app, OlympicChannel.com, and the Olympic Channel app.
2016 Rio alternate Ragan Smith, 2016 Olympic pommel horse bronze medalist Alex Naddour, and reigning U.S. all-around and floor champion Yul Moldauer headline the American team. Japan’s Kohei Uchimura, who had won the all-around at every Olympics or World Championships since 2009, will not defend his title after suffering an ankle injury during qualification.
Three-time Olympian John Roethlisberger calls the action joined by Olympic gold medalist Tim Daggett and 2008 Olympic all-around champion Nastia Liukin.
Coverage of Olympic Sports on NBC Sports Group platforms is a presentation of the Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA.
Below is the schedule for NBC Sports Group’s coverage of the 2017 World Gymnastics Championships:
|Thurs., Oct. 5||7 p.m.||Men’s All-Around Final (LIVE)||Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA|
|Fri., Oct. 6||7 p.m.||Women’s All-Around Final (LIVE)||Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA|
|Sat., Oct. 7||2 p.m.||Men’s and Women’s All-Around Finals||NBC|
|Sat., Oct. 7||5 p.m.||Apparatus Finals – Day 1||Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA|
|Sun., Oct. 8||1 p.m.||Apparatus Finals – Day 2 (LIVE)||NBCSN|
In addition, Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA continues its “Gymnastics Gold Week” coverage, which includes women’s gymnastics action from eight different Olympic Games, as well as the 2017 World Gymnastics Championships. “Gymnastics Gold Week” features the greatest assemblage of Olympic gymnastics programming ever seen on a single network in the United States.
“Gold Week” programming highlights many iconic Olympic moments, including seven individual all-around medals (four gold) and seven team medals (three gold) won by U.S. women across the eight Olympics. Archival coverage continues with the 2000 Sydney Olympics: Women’s Individual All-Around competition today at 4 p.m. ET, and concludes on Wednesday, October 4, at 10 p.m. ET with the women’s individual all-around competition from the 2016 Rio Olympics.
Carolyn Manno hosts coverage, as it weaves though many historic moments in women’s gymnastics. Click here for more information.
Following is the schedule of remaining coverage for “Gymnastics Gold Week” archival programming on Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA:
|Tues., Oct. 3||4 p.m.||2000 Sydney Olympics: Women’s Individual All-Around|
|6 p.m.||2004 Athens Olympics: Women’s Team Final|
|7:30 p.m.||2004 Athens Olympics: Women’s Individual All-Around|
|9:30 p.m.||2008 Beijing Olympics: Women’s Team Final|
|Weds., Oct. 4||2 p.m.||2008 Beijing Olympics: Women’s Individual All-Around|
|4 p.m.||2012 London Olympics: Women’s Team Final|
|6 p.m.||2012 London Olympics: Women’s Individual All-Around|
|7:30 p.m.||2016 Rio Olympics: Women’s Team Final|
|9:30 p.m.||2016 Rio Olympics: Women’s Individual All-Around|
NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app — NBC Sports Group’s live streaming product for desktops, mobile devices, tablets, and connected TVs — will stream coverage via “TV Everywhere,” giving consumers additional value for their subscription service, and making high quality content available to MVPD customers both in and out of the home and on multiple platforms. The NBC Sports app is available on Apple iOS, Android and select Samsung devices, as well as on Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Chromecast, Comcast’s X1, Roku, Win10, and Xbox.
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 TV network offers fans year-round programming of Olympic Sports from around the world, highlighting their favorite American athletes and teams. Programming emphasizes live events from a broad portfolio of summer and winter Olympic Sports. It also includes 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 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 is live streamed on OlympicChannel.com, the Olympic Channel app, NBCSports.com, and the NBC Sports app. Select replays and highlights are available on these digital platforms as well as TeamUSA.org.
–NBC SPORTS GROUP–