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July 19, 2021

Watch the 2021 Summer Olympics, July 23-August 8

The 2021 Summer Olympics will feature 33 sports at 339 events across 42 venues.

The Games will once again be broadcast by NBC and its affiliates. NBC television coverage will begin this Friday, July 23 with primetime coverage on NBC running every day for just over two weeks through the Closing Ceremony held on August 8.

The Games were postponed from last year because of Covid but the games will be held this year without fans.

Most events are in the Greater Tokyo area, although some football games and the marathon will take place in the northern city of Sapporo.

 A wide array of NBC Universal networks will host extensive Olympic coverage throughout the games.

How to Watch:

Here is a list of ways you can watch the Olympics. You can also check out the Olympics Cable TV schedule .

Cable TV:

  • NBC (Sioux City KTIV) (ch. 4 or 404 HD)
  • CNBC (ch. 166 or 566 HD)
  • NBCSN (ch. 131 or 531 HD)
  • Golf Channel (ch. 130 or 530 HD)
  • USA (ch. 230 or 630 HD)
  • Olympic Channel (ch. 320) - available to all Premier Cable TV customers from July 21 - Sept. 5

Cable TV “Bonus” Channels:

  • Ch. 402 - special event coverage, TBD
  • Ch. 403 - special event coverage, TBD

On the web:

Live-stream Olympics coverage at . Note that you will need Cable TV provider authentication from WatchTVEverywhere (username and password) to access the content. Need create a username and password? It’s easy to set up this tutorial will help .*

Apps & Streaming:

All NBC broadcast content will be available via streaming on the NBC Sports App, during the day and primetime, through the NBC Sports app for Apple and Android devices as well as streaming services (Google Chromecast, Apple TV, Roku and Amazon Fire).*

Get the app below:

Smartphone & Tablets : Apple iOS App | Android App
Streaming Players: Chromecast | Apple TV | Roku | Amazon Fire

* In order to access WatchTVEverywhere you need to subscribe to Premier Communications’ Family Plus or Family Prime Cable TV tiers. When using smartphone apps note that standard data rates and surcharges may apply from your mobile carrier.