FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, January 17th, 2018
NBC OLYMPICS TO DEBUT NEW, LIVE OLYMPIC ICE PRESENTED BY TOYOTA, BEGINNING FEB. 10 ON NBCSN
Liam McHugh & 2006 Olympic Ice Dance Silver Medalist Tanith White to Host, Olympic Gold Medalist Scott Hamilton to Provide Analysis
Olympic Ice to Air Nightly at 7 p.m. ET on NBCSN
U.S. Olympic Figuring Skating Medalists Kristi Yamaguchi, Charlie White & Ben Agosto to Make NBC Olympics Debuts on Digital-Exclusive Olympic Ice Show
STAMFORD, Conn. – January 17, 2018 – NBC Olympics will debut Olympic Ice Presented by Toyota, a new live, daily figure skating show airing nightly at 7 p.m. ET on NBCSN beginning Feb. 10 and continuing through Feb. 24. Live Olympic figure skating competition will follow the show in primetime.
NBCOlympics.com and the NBC Sports app will present a digital-exclusive version of Olympic Ice Presented by Toyota immediately following primetime coverage beginning Thursday, Feb. 8.
The hour-long Olympic Ice studio show will preview the day’s Olympic figure skating action while also providing viewers with analysis and highlights of the previous night’s competition. In addition, the show will feature Team USA athlete interviews and features, practice reports, and scoring breakdowns. There will also be special demonstration segments from the Gangneung Coastal Cluster studio’s ice rink to explain elements from competition.
NBCOlympics.com and the NBC Sports app will provide a digital-exclusive version of Olympic Ice Presented by Toyota that will offer a comprehensive post-competition review of figure skating news and highlights.
Liam McHugh and Tanith White, 2006 Olympic ice dance silver medalist, will host Olympic Ice from NBC Olympics’ set in the Gangneung Coastal Cluster, the site of the figure skating, hockey, speed skating, and curling competitions. Olympic gold medalist Scott Hamilton, who has provided commentary for NBC Olympics for each of the past four Olympic Winter Games, will serve as special contributor and offer analysis on the show. Also making special appearances on the show will be 1998 Olympic gold medalist Tara Lipinski, three-time U.S. figure skating champion Johnny Weir, and figure skating reporter Andrea Joyce.
Krista Voda will host the digital-exclusive version of Olympic Ice Presented by Toyota from NBC Sports Group’s International Broadcast Center in Stamford, Conn. Voda will be joined by 1992 Olympic gold medalist Kristi Yamaguchi, 2014 Olympic ice dance gold medalist Charlie White, and 2006 Olympic ice dance silver medalist Ben Agosto will make their NBC Olympics debuts as analysts on the show.
NBCSN will serve as the cable home of the PyeongChang Winter Olympics, televising 369 hours of coverage, including 10 days of wall-to-wall 24-hour coverage. Gold medal finals on NBCSN include hockey, snowboarding, short track, luge, and bobsled. For the first time ever, NBCSN will present live primetime coverage of a Winter Olympics, airing nearly every night throughout the Games.
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