FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, January 17th, 2018
REMINDER: MIKE TIRICO, KATIE COURIC, JIM BELL & GARY ZENKEL ON NBC OLYMPICS CONFERENCE CALL TODAY AT 2 PM ET
Dial 719-325-4765 to Participate
STAMFORD, Conn. – January 17, 2018 – NBC Olympics will host a conference call today at 2 p.m. ET with Opening Ceremony host Mike Tirico, Opening Ceremony co-host Katie Couric, NBC Olympics President, Production and Programming Jim Bell, and NBC Olympics President, Operations & Strategy Gary Zenkel.
Media interested in participating should call 719-325-4765; passcode 8151090.
- WHAT: NBC Olympics Media Conference Call
- WHO: Mike Tirico, Katie Couric, Jim Bell, Gary Zenkel
- WHEN: TODAY, Wednesday, January 17, at 2 p.m. ET
- NUMBER: 719-325-4765
- PASSCODE: 8151090
Katie Couric returns to NBC to co-host the Opening Ceremony for the XXIII Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang, South Korea. She will join primetime host Mike Tirico in the booth at PyeongChang Olympic Stadium for the Opening Ceremony, which will air in primetime, Friday, Feb. 9 at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT on NBC. For more information, click here.
For the first time, NBCUniversal will stream live an Olympics Opening Ceremony. The live coverage from PyeongChang will begin Friday, Feb. 9 at 6 a.m. ET on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app, and will feature the pageantry and the Parade of Nations with world feed graphics and the event’s natural sound (without commentators). NBC’s fully-produced presentation of the Opening Ceremony, hosted by Couric and Tirico and featuring interviews and profiles will air at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT on NBC. Live streaming of all Olympic competition has occurred at every Games since London 2012.
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