New York - NBC Universal (NYSE: GE) announced on Wednesday that it will offer 3,600 hours of Olympics coverage across its flagship NBC and six cable networks, including nearly 2,900 hours of live coverage, and 2,200 hours of streaming Web video. The company said its coverage of the event nearly triples the total hours offered from Athens in 2004. "With 25 sports streamed live at NBCOlympics.com and significant live coverage on our cable platforms and NBC, highlighted by all swimming finals, the biggest nights of gymnastics and beach volleyball live in primetime, the viewer has plenty of options for live coverage," said Dick Ebersol, chairman of NBC Universal Sports & Olympics. A PDF file of the network’s coverage itinerary is available from a link below.
http://snipurl.com/2vrko (PDF of Olympics coverage)