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Tuesday, May 18th, 2021
REBECCA LOWE TO HOST NBC DAYTIME COVERAGE OF TOKYO OLYMPICS THIS SUMMER
Lowe, an NBC Olympics Host for Fourth Time, to Host Premier League “Championship Sunday” across Networks of NBCUniversal and Peacock, this Sunday, May 23 at 11 a.m. ET
The Opening Ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics is Friday, July 23, LIVE on NBC
STAMFORD, Conn. – May 18, 2021 – Rebecca Lowe will serve as the daytime host for NBC’s coverage of the Tokyo Olympics, it was announced today. This summer’s assignment is her fourth as an NBC Olympics host.
“We are thrilled to have Rebecca return as our daytime host on NBC, where she will bring viewers up-to-date on all of the action in Tokyo while also telling the stories that make the Olympic Games so unique,” said Molly Solomon, Executive Producer & President, NBC Olympics Production.
Previously, Lowe served as an NBCSN host for Sochi 2014, before anchoring daytime coverage on NBC in Rio in 2016 and in PyeongChang in 2018.
Lowe, who joined NBC Sports for the debut of its Premier League coverage in August 2013, will host Premier League “Championship Sunday” this Sunday, May 23 at 11:00 a.m. ET, featuring all 10 matches across the networks of NBCUniversal and Peacock. Pregame coverage begins at 9 a.m. ET on NBCSN.
NBC Olympics will provide unprecedented coverage of the Opening Ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics on Friday, July 23, creating a full day of Olympic programming on NBC that culminates in what is always one of the most-watched nights in television with the primetime presentation of the Ceremony.
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