It's hard to believe that we're coming from the last major Olympic event in Tokyo, which took place in the summer of 2021. But the XXIV Olympic Winter Games are officially here, with the Opening Ceremony beginning on Friday, February 4th.
Whether you're tuning in to Peacock, watching with a cable subscription, searching for highlights via a streaming service, or hoping to find it alongside your live cable cutting solution, we've rounded up everything you need to know to stream the games .Olympic games.
HOW TO WATCH THE OPENING CEREMONY OF THE WINTER OLYMPIC GAMES
Coverage of the opening ceremony begins at 6:30 am on Friday, February 4th. m. ET / 3:30 p.m. m. point. (Beijing is 13 hours ahead of the East Coast and the event is scheduled for 8 p.m. local time.) The event will be broadcast live on NBC and Peacock.
If you miss it, the opening ceremony is available on demand on Peacock, NBCOlympics.com and the NBC Sports App, although the latter options require a cable login.
WHERE CAN I SEE INDIVIDUAL SPORTS COVERAGE?
Peacock's free level will include clips and highlights. However, those who want a deeper dive into the games, including full event replays and live coverage, will need to opt into one of Peacock's paid tiers: Peacock Premium ($5 per month) or Peacock Premium Plus ($10 per month) . ).
Viewers can also access game coverage through the NBC Sports app and on NBCOlympics.com and NBCSports.com. On NBC, prime-time coverage begins at 8 p.m. m. ET Monday through Friday and at 7:00 p.m. m. ET on Sunday, according to NBC Sports.
WHERE ELSE CAN I FIND GAME COVER?
Cable cutters with existing live TV services can watch the games wherever NBCU networks are available. Here is a full schedule of specific coverage on each channel.
YouTube TV airs NBCU channels covering the games including USA, CNBC and NBC. The service typically costs $65 per month, although they occasionally run promotions that lower that cost for a period of time.
Hulu with Live TV will also be able to access games live on NBCU channels and on-demand. Hulu with Live TV starts at $70 per month ($76 per month without ads) but also includes ESPN Plus and Disney Plus.
FuboTV, through its partnership with NBCU, will broadcast the games live and on demand. FuboTV currently starts at $65 per month.
Sling TV has two basic plans, Orange and Blue (each costs $35 per month). Those who have a Sling Blue plan (or a package that includes both) will be able to find coverage of the US games. Sling also has additional coverage through its News Extra add-on ($6 per month), which gives viewers access to CNBC. Local NBC affiliates are available in select markets through Sling Blue.
DIRECTV Stream will also broadcast coverage of the games. Their plans start at around $70 per month.