NBC puts out a daily press release noting the highlights of their television coverage for the next day. Given the difficulty sometimes in knowing what event is being televised when and where, we'll share that schedule from NBC with you the previous night so you can set your DVRs and plan accordingly. The schedule is sorted by network. Below NBC's press release we'll add the live times at the bottom for gold medal events you can catch online as well. All times are eastern.
TUESDAY, AUGUST 7 (Day 11)
10 a.m. – 5 p.m. (9 a.m. CT/PT)
Track and Field – Qualifying Rounds
Men’s Diving – Springboard Semifinal
Women’s Beach Volleyball – Kessy/Ross (U.S.) vs. Larissa/Juliana (Brazil) (LIVE)
Women’s Volleyball – U.S. vs. Dominican Republic (LIVE)
Women’s Water Polo – U.S. vs. Australia (LIVE)
Cycling – Track Gold Medal Finals
· Key qualifying rounds in track and field, including the women’s 5000 meters and men’s 110m hurdles.
· LIVE (ET/CT) coverage of the U.S. women’s volleyball team in a crucial quarterfinal to move on to the medal round. Led by Hugh McCutcheon, who coached the U.S. men to the Olympic title in 2008, the American women are favored to win their first Olympic gold.
· LIVE (ET/CT) coverage of the U.S. women’s water polo team in a semifinal game. Win, and they play for gold. Lose, and the best hope is bronze. The Americans have earned a medal at each of the three Olympics since women’s water polo made its Olympic debut in 2000, but have never won gold. The Americans look to have their strongest team yet in London.
· LIVE (ET/CT) coverage of gold medal finals in track cycling from the Velodrome, including the women’s omnium, where AmericanSarah Hammer should be in the medal hunt.
· Plus, men’s springboard diving semifinals.
8 p.m. – Midnight (ET/PT)
Gymnastics – Individual Event Gold Medal Finals
Men’s Parallel Bars
Men’s High Bar
Women’s Balance Beam
Women’s Floor Exercise
Track and Field – Gold Medal Finals
Men’s High Jump
Women’s 100M Hurdles
Women’s Beach Volleyball – May-Treanor/Walsh Jennings (U.S.) vs. Zhang/Xue (China)
· The final night of gymnastics features an array of American medal hopefuls. Needham, Massachusetts native Aly Raisman, the senior member of Team USA at age 18, should compete for medals on her two signature events: floor exercise and balance beam. Michigan’s Jordyn Wieber, the 2011 world all-around champion, is also among the contenders on floor exercise while all-around gold medalist Gabby Douglas competes on the balance beam. On the men’s side, Cuban-born Danell Leyva will compete on high bar.
· An ultra-deep stable of American hurdlers includes 2008 Olympic champion Dawn Harper, 2011 U.S. champion Kellie Wells, andLolo Jones, who four years after her heartbreaking stumble in Beijing cost her a sure gold medal, targets redemption in London. Meanwhile, a pair of American milers aims for the first American medal in the 1500m since the 1968 Mexico City Olympics. American high jump sensation Jesse Williams, a USC alum and 2011 world champion, is among the favorites for gold.
· On the sand at majestic Horse Guards Parade, beach volleyball moves into the semifinals. Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh Jennings are eyeing a golden three-peat after sweeping the competition in Athens and Beijing.
12:35 a.m. – 1:35 a.m. (ET/PT)
Men’s Diving – Springboard Gold Medal Final
Track and Field – Gold Medal Final
· In the Aquatics Centre, former Georgia star Chris Colwill and Texas alum Troy Dumais, the first American since Greg Louganis to compete at four Olympics, take aim at China’s springboard king He Chong.
NBC SPORTS NETWORK
4 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Men’s Soccer – Semifinals
Mexico vs. Japan (LIVE)
South Korea vs. Brazil (LIVE)
Men’s Triathlon (LIVE)
Women’s Basketball – U.S. vs. Canada (LIVE)
Men’s Weightlifting – Super Heavyweight Gold Medal Final
Equestrian – Team Dressage Gold Medal Final (LIVE)
Canoeing – Sprint Qualifying Heats
Men’s Field Hockey – Korea vs. Netherlands (LIVE)
Women’s Handball – Spain vs. Croatia
NBC SPORTS NETWORK HIGHLIGHTS
· LIVE coverage of the men’s triathlon highlights this day. Americans Hunter Kemper and Manny Huerta will look to upset British brothers Alistair and Jonathan Brownlee, who are favored to go 1-2, as the Olympic triathletes race through Hyde Park and past Buckingham Palace. Plus LIVE coverage of semifinals in men’s soccer.
9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Women’s Volleyball Quarterfinal –
Japan vs. China (LIVE)
Russia vs. Brazil (LIVE)
Women’s Beach Volleyball – Men’s Semifinal (LIVE)
Women’s Water Polo – Hungary vs. Spain (LIVE)
Synchronized Swimming – Duet Gold Medal Final
Wrestling – Greco Roman Gold Medal Finals
Women’s Table Tennis Team Gold Medal Final – Italy vs. Korea
· LIVE coverage of three key tournaments, including beach volleyball semifinals from Horse Guards Parade, women’s volleyball quarterfinals and semifinal competition in women’s water polo.
5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Women’s Table Tennis – Team Gold Medal Final
Men’s Boxing – Quarterfinals
· The Olympic boxing tournament moves into the quarterfinals.
5:00 AM - Equestrian: Dressage Team Finals
6:30 AM - Men's Triathalon
7:00 AM - Sailing: RS:X
9:00 AM - Gymnastics: Individual Finals
10:00 AM - Synchronized Swimming: Duet
10:30 AM - Table Tennis: Women's Team
12:45 PM - Wrestling: Men's Greco-Roman 66kg & 96kg
1:50 PM - Track & Field: Women's 100m Hurdles, Men's 1500m, Men's High Jump, Men's Discus
2:00 PM - Diving: Men's 3m Springboard
2:00 PM - Weightlifting: Men's 105kg+
On NBC Late night tonight they also had the 2nd of 3 Semifinals for the Men's 800 meters and Lewis Johnson was a 2nd analyst in the booth with Tom Hammond and Ato Boldon for the 2 minutes before the race started and after that Dwight Stones had a recap of the Women's High Jump Qualifying, Men's Triple Jump Qualifyingand talked a little bit about the Men's Discus Throw Gold Medal final!!!
The Men's Parallel Bars competition was moved from being on NBC during their Primetime coverage to being on their Late Night coverage today!!!