Image via Wikipedia USA — NBC TV Channel numbers with dates and times:
For 17-day sporting event, NBC is spending $894 million to get exclusive broadcasting rights to the Beijing 2008 Olympic games. The timngs are a big concern for US viewers as most games start at night and continue to the early mornings.
MSNBC (Soccer & Basketball) , CNBC (Boxing, Softball) , USA (Basketball, Soccer, Baseball Gold medal game) are the channels where these games can be watched if you live in US. Comcast, Direct TV and Dish Network channel line up is required for their respective channel numbers.
Here is the program guide ( the below one is for US central time — change it to your local zip code to get the times and the events dateails for your place)
UK — BBC TV Channel numbers with dates and times:
In the UK, the BBC bought the TV rights to telecast 2008 Olympics.
BBC ONE and BBC TWO will bring you 300 hours of extensive coverage from the Games.
We will be broadcasting from approximately 0200 to 1800 BST each day (some events such as the equestrian start earlier than 0200) and we will screen live coverage of the day’s best sport.
Canada — CBC and TSN Television Schedule:
Wiki’s list of all Summer Olympics 2008 international broadcasters: Wiki article covered all international broadcasters list here though finding the schedule for each broadcaster is not made easy.
Here is the table form Wiki .. I’ll try to edit the channel link to point them to their individual channel schedule page.
Seven Network (All events), SBS (Limited events only)
ORF ORF 1 HD
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Free-to-air: Rede Globo Rede Bandeirantes Cable and Satellite: Sportv (5 channnels) Band Sports ESPN ESPN Brasil Webcast: Terra Networks
Free-to-air: Rede Globo Rede Bandeirantes Cable and Satellite: Sportv HD Globosat HD
CBC, Radio-Canada, bold, TSN, RDS CBC HD, Radio-Canada HD, TSN HD, RDS HD
TVN, Canal 13
CCTV; webcast on Sohu.com Olympics HD Channel
Señal Colombia, Caracol, RCN
CT (CT2, CT4 Sport)
DR, TV 2
YLE1, YLE2 Digita, Canal Digital & Saunalahti
ARD, ZDF Anixe HD
ATV, TVB TVB HD
IRIB Channel 3
TV broadcast: Channel 1 Sport 5 (Including Sport 5+ and Sport5+ Live) Webcast: sport5.co.il Cellphone broadcast: Pelephone, Orange and Cellcom
Cable and satellite: Sport 5HD
RAI ( Rai Due)
Televisa TV Azteca
TV ONE, TVNZ Sport Extra
Solar Sports, C/S, ETC, Jack TV, 2nd Avenue, Basketball TV
TVP1, TVP2, TVP Sport
VGTRK, Channel One, NTV Plus
RTS 1, RTS 2
StarHub CableTV, MediaCorp TV
MediaCorp TV HD5
RTV Slovenija HD Test
KBS, MBC, SBS(the Korean Pool, 2002~2008) KBS1 HD, KBS2 HD,
MBC HD, SBS HD
Thailand TVPOOL and
United Arab Emirates
Dubai Sports Channel
NBC, CNBC, MSNBC, Oxygen, USA Network, Telemundo, NBC Soccer Channel, NBC Basketball Channel CNBC HD, NBC HD,
Universal HD, USA HD
Venevision, Meridiano TV, TVES
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