NBC Announces 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials Television Schedule

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NBC has announced the television schedule for the 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials, taking place in Omaha, Neb., June 26-July 3.

NBC Press Release:

NBC Olympics will present eight consecutive nights of swimming Trials action in primetime, including seven primetime telecasts on NBC. NBC and NBCSN’s 15.5 hours of coverage commences on Sunday, June 26, and runs through Sunday, July 3. Seven nights of live primetime coverage will air on NBC, with primetime coverage on Saturday, July 2, airing from 8-9 p.m. ET on NBCSN. NBCSN will also telecast daily qualifying heats.

Team USA hopes to build off of its dominant performance in London, where it won a total of 31 medals. Michael Phelps will look to add to his total of 22 Olympic medals, the most in Olympic history, while Ryan Lochte aims to add to his 11 total medals. Missy Franklin won four gold and five total medals in her Olympic debut in London, and nine-time world champion Katie Ledecky looks to add to her medal count after stunning the field by winning gold in the 800m free in 2012.

Date Coverage Network Time (ET)
Sun., June 26 Qualifying Heats – Men’s 400m Free, Men’s & Women’s 400m IM* NBCSN 6 p.m.
Finals – Men’s 400m Free, Men’s & Women’s 400m IM NBC 8 p.m.
Mon., June 27 Qualifying Heats – Women’s 100m Back & Breast, Men’s 200m Free* NBCSN 6:30 p.m.
Finals – Women’s 100m Fly & 400m Free, Men’s 100m Breast NBC 8 p.m.
Tues., June 28 Qualifying Heats – Women’s 200m Free & 200m IM, Men’s 200m Fly NBCSN 7 p.m.
Finals – Men’s 200m Free & 100m Back, Women’s 100m Breast & 100m Back NBC 8 p.m.
Wed., June 29 Qualifying Heats – Men’s 100m Free & 200m Breast, Women’s 200m Fly NBCSN 7 p.m.
Finals – Women’s 200m IM & Free, Men’s 200m Fly NBC 8 p.m.
Thur., June 30 Qualifying Heats – Women’s 100m Free, Men’s 200m IM & Back* NBCSN 6:30 p.m.
Finals – Men’s 100m Free & 200m Breast, Women’s 200m Fly NBC 8 p.m.
Fri., July 1 Qualifying Heats – Men’s 50m Free & 100m Fly, Women’s 200m Back* NBCSN 6 p.m.
Finals – Women’s 200m Breast & 100m Free, Men’s 200m IM & Back NBC 8 p.m.
Sat., July 2 Qualifying Heats  – Women’s 50m Free, Men’s 1500m Free NBCSN 5 p.m.
Finals – Women’s 200m Back & 800m Free, Men’s 50m Free & 100m Fly NBCSN 8 p.m.
Sun., July 3 Finals – Women’s 50m Free, Men’s 1500 Free NBC 7 p.m.

*coverage may include additional events

5 Comments

5 comments

  1. Niles Keeran

    Anyone other than that POLITICAL commentator Costos….NBC!

  2. Neil Stapley

    Keysha Reese Stapley Kimberly Oakes Cesario Shannon Sauter McNamara Gabriela Mateo

  3. Desiree Glanzer

    Ray Glanzer we are for sure going to Omaha for this, this year!

Author: Jason Marsteller

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Jason Marsteller is the general manager of digital properties at Swimming World. He joined Swimming World in June 2006 as the managing editor after previous stints as a media relations professional at Indiana University, the University of Tennessee, Southern Utah University and the Utah Summer Games.

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