The new Live feature will be available on iOS as well as Android, so everyone would have access to it.
The Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea are officially underway, but NBC's extensive coverage kicks off in earnest Thursday night, with the Opening Ceremony extravaganza scheduled for Friday evening.
It comes as viewers have already redefined how they watch TV. And what if you've cancelled your cable package?
I have cable (or an HD antenna).
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The pair were joined by Krista Parmakoski of Finland who took bronze after finishing with a time of 40:55. The eight participants in curling mixed doubles are already four matches into their Olympic experience.
"We're excited to work with Peloton on this unique immersive experience for riders to train in the glow of our magnificent broadcast studio in PyeongChang", said Gary Zenkel, President, NBC Olympics. But only one - NBCSN - will be shouldering the bulk of the network's broadcasting load over the course of the games. Peloton will host four classes during the Games, which will mark its first-ever broadcast outside its NYC studios, and will give its members the opportunity to ride alongside NBCUniversal talent and retired Olympians.
NBC tallied up its total Olympics viewership two years ago and found that online audiences and those tuned in to its NBCSN cable sports network lifted total ratings by 7 percent, or nearly 2 million people.
More than 1,800 hours of online coverage begins Wednesday evening in the US with preliminary curling matches. The Associated Press, for instance, has a Winter Games hub with traditional text, photo and video coverage alongside graphics breaking down complicated moves in figure skating and snowboarding and daily illustrations from sketch artist Dan Archer.
"With Harmonic infrastructure at the heart of its Olympics production workflow, NBC can deliver content faster, more cost-effectively and to multiple viewing platforms", said Warren. But there you'll need your paid-TV credentials to sign in - even though you can watch the network over the air for free. So if nothing else, you'll at least be able to see some of the best parts. We can look forward to watching the first Nigerian bobsled team compete for a medal and maybe inspire a sequel to the 1993 movie "Cool Runnings", about the Jamaican bobsled team.
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The lion's share of NBC's televised coverage will happen here - a wide variety of sports, airing nearly round the clock. CNBC will also handle some of the broadcasts, presenting 46 hours of coverage from Monday, February 12th through Friday, February 23rd. This will be mainly a home for hockey, as well as for more curling.
NBC's coverage of the Games began early today, with the Opening Ceremony coming tomorrow. US joins the lineup a little late, with its first telecast beginning in the early hours of February 14.
We're told that Kerrigan will bring her "unique perspective" to the tabloid television news magazine, providing "exclusive interviews and behind-the-scenes reports". What are my options?
The NBC Sports app is also available on Apple TV, Amazon Fire, Roku, Chromecast, Xbox, and Windows 10. Eastern time, coinciding with the end of prime-time out West. What's more, those with the proper technology can strap on their virtual-reality goggles and watch some sports in an immersive 360-degree presentation. Streams are free to anyone with one of those subscriptions.
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A division of the NBC Sports Group, NBC Olympics is responsible for producing, programming and promoting NBCUniversal's Olympic coverage.