FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, February 9th, 2018
FULL WORLD FEED OF OPENING CEREMONY FOR PYEONGCHANG WINTER OLYMPICS AVAILABLE ON NBCOLYMPICS.COM & NBC SPORTS APP FOLLOWING TONIGHT’S PRIMETIME COVERAGE
Full, Unedited Opening Ceremony Will Be Posted on NBCOlympics.com & NBC Sports app Immediately Following West Coast Primetime Coverage on NBC
STAMFORD, Conn. – February 9, 2018 – NBC Olympics will post the world feed of the Opening Ceremony of the XXIII Olympic Winter Games, unedited, without announcers and in its entirety, on NBCOlympics.com and the NBC Sports app, early Saturday morning (approximately 5 a.m. ET), following primetime coverage of the Opening Ceremony on NBC.
NBCOlympics.com and the NBC Sports app live streamed the world feed of the Opening Ceremony this morning at 6 a.m. ET, prior to tonight’s fully-produced Opening Ceremony on NBC. NBC primetime Olympics host Mike Tirico and award-winning journalist Katie Couric anchored tonight’s Opening Ceremony on NBC, alongside NBC Sports’ Asia Analyst Joshua Cooper Ramo. Portions of tonight’s Opening Ceremony on NBC were edited to fit the primetime television window.
“We are proud to make the Opening Ceremony available in more ways than ever before, with our produced primetime NBC show, as well as the live, unedited stream on NBCOlympics.com and including an enhanced version of the NBC Sports app, which viewers can watch at any time beginning tomorrow morning,” said Rick Cordella, Executive Vice President and General Manager, Digital Media, NBC Sports Group.
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