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February 5, 2014

Olympics on TV

The 2014 Winter Olympics begin Friday in Sochi, Russia, with the Opening Ceremony highlighted by the Parade of Nations. The United States will be sending a record 230 athletes as part of its delegation. NBC plans to air more than 500 hours of coverage across six networks.

Here are our daily picks for what to watch for:

Feb. 7: Opening Ceremony, 8 p.m. EST, NBC

Feb. 8: Snowboarding, freestyle skiing, figure skating, 8 p.m. EST, NBC

Feb. 9: Figure skating, biathlon, speed skating, 2 p.m. EST, NBC

Feb. 10: Curling (USA vs. Norway), 5 p.m. EST, CNBC

Feb. 11: Figure skating (pairs short program), 10 a.m. EST, NBCSN

Feb. 12: Nordic combined, 3 p.m. EST, NBC

Feb. 13: Men’s hockey (USA vs. Slovakia), 7:30 a.m. EST, NBCSN

Feb. 14: Figure skating (men’s free skate), 10 a.m. EST, NBCSN

Feb. 15: Men’s hockey (USA vs. Russia), 7 a.m. EST, NBCSN

Feb. 16: Snowboarding (women’s snowboard cross), 3 p.m. EST, NBC

Feb. 17: Figure skating (free dance), ski jumping (men’s team, large hill), 8 p.m. EST, NBC

Feb. 18: Speed skating (men’s 10,000-meter), 3 p.m. EST, NBC

Feb. 19: Curling (men’s semifinal), 2:30 p.m. EST, MSNBC

Feb. 20: Women’s hockey — gold medal game, noon EST, NBC

Feb. 21: Alpine skiing (women’s slalom), 8 p.m. EST, NBC

Feb. 22: Bobsled (four-man) and speed skating (team pursuit), 8 p.m. EST, NBC

Feb. 23: Men’s hockey — gold medal game, 5 p.m. EST, NBCSN; closing ceremony, 8 p.m. EST, NBC

Get complete Olympic TV listings at NBCOlympics.com.

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