2018 Winter Olympics TV & Online Viewing Guide

Thu Jan 04, 2018 15:14:36PM | Categories: Winter Olympics TV & Online
All rings open at the 2014 Winter Olympics closing ceremony. By: M. Smelter

Here's a quick guide to everything you need to know in order to catch every event at this year's Winter Olympics. It is the first time TV viewers in all US time zones will have access to live coverage instead of delayed replay, which makes it even more exciting to get in on the action. Here you will find everything you need to access the games either via TV/Cable or by streaming them online.

If you're looking for a simple spoiler-free schedule, look no further. There you will find even times as well as streaming links to the games themselves. Check out:

2108 Winter Olympics TV Schedule

TV Viewing Options

NBC and NBC Networks

NBC will be broadcast the games on TV and online. The Winter Olympics will be broadcast on both standard TV, as well as on cable/satellite TV. The biggest events will be 100% free on NBC with antenna, but an additional 365 hours of Olympic coverage will be broadcast on NBC Universal cable networks, which includes NBCSN, CNBC, and the USA Network.

Online Streaming Options

NBC Sports App


DirectTV Now

YouTube TV

Playstation Vue

Sling TV

NBC has a mobile app for streaming online or on devices. It's access is tied to your cable subscription.

For those who can't make it to a TV, or prefer to stay untethered by antenna/cable and or 2 year contracts, have no fear. Most major streaming services such as Hulu, DirectTV Now, YoutTube TV and Playstation Vue include one or two NBC network channels, such as NBCSN, CNBC, and USA Network. Each of these services require a monthly subscription.

The most popular option these days is Sling TV. With a Sling TV Blue package, and the News add-on, it will get you every channel that will air the Olympics, which in total comes to around $30, but don't forget that they have a 7-day free trial for all new streamers.

Online Highlights


NBC Sports App

Last, but not least, if you missed something and or want to skim through the highlights, you have some solid options at your disposal. YouTube features many channels pertaining to the Winter Olympics. The best bet in finding team specific highlights would be by going to their YouTube channels such as Team USA's.

NBC Sports App is not only a way to live-stream the Winter Olympics, but it's also a good place to find highlights as well, all that is needed is a cable subscription.

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