NBC HD Winter Olympics Schedule

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  1. Brajesh Upadhyay

    Brajesh Upadhyay Supporting Actor

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    Compiled this from another site...

    Begins Saturday, February 9th, 3pm EST

    - Opening ceremony and ski jumps

    - 4 hour block of programming, repeated 5 times until 3pm Sunday 2/10

    February 10th

    - 8 hour block, repeated 3 times

    Most Days

    - 8 hour x 3 pattern

    - Exceptions are: 2/11, 18, 24 – all 6 hours + 3 repeats; and 2/25 – 4 hours + 5 repeats

    - "New" material will start at 3pm all days

    The HD coverage will have the opening and closing ceremonies and focus on these events: speed skating, short track speed skating, figure skating, hockey and ski jumping.

    Mens gold medal hockey and closing ceremonies begin at 3pm Monday 2/25

    The HD Tonight Show is preempted on 2/8 and the duration of HD Olympic coverage. It resumes on 2/26 in HD.
     
  2. Ed St. Clair

    Ed St. Clair Producer

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    I thought the HD of the games was only on the Net/DirecTV?

    With a one day delay.

    Is the NBC line-up OTA and/or sat.?
     
  3. VicRuiz

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    The HDNet coverage will be simulcast on the NBC OTA HD stations.
     
  4. Ed St. Clair

    Ed St. Clair Producer

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    Very cool!

    It will be fun to compare the quality of the two.
     

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