Broadcasting Paralympic Sports

NBC Sports will broadcast 58 hours of Paralympic programming over the next three weeks

NBC Sports will broadcast 58 hours of Paralympic programming over the next three weeks on NBCSN and Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA, beginning on Wednesday, June 24.

 

Coverage will look back at the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games and the 2019 World Para Championships in swimming and track & field.

Mike Tirico and Ahmed Fareed will co-host coverage of the 2016 Paralympic Games Presented by Toyota on NBCSN. The 2019 World Para Swimming Championships and 2019 World Para Track & Field Championships will be introduced by NBC Sports’ Jimmy Roberts.

On June 24-25 in primetime from 7-11 p.m. ET, NBCSN will present highlights from the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games, where over 4,000 athletes from 159 countries competed, including seven-time Team USA Paralympic gold medalist Tatyana McFadden, five-time Paralympic gold medalist Brad Snyder, two-time Paralympic medalist Chuck Aoki and two-time Paralympic gold medalist Roderick Townsend.

As part of 2019 World Championships Week, Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA will present 14 consecutive days of 2019 World Para Championships, starting on Monday, June 29. The first week will feature 25 hours of 2019 World Para Swimming Championships programming from London, England. 13-time Paralympic gold medalist Jessica Long, three-time Paralympic gold medalist Rebecca Meyers and three-time Paralympic gold medalist McKenzie Coan highlight the competition.

The 2019 World Para Track & Field Championships is featured the following week of 2019 World Championships Week on Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA. Beginning on Monday, July 6, more than 20 hours of 2019 World Para Track & Field Championships programming from Dubai, United Arab Emirates will be presented. Roderick Townsend, two-time Paralympic gold medalist Deja Young and five-time Paralympic medalist Amanda McGrory spotlight the competition.

Below is the programming schedule for the 2016 Paralympic Games Presented by Toyota coverage on NBCSN:

DateEventTimeNetwork
June 25Women’s Wheelchair Basketball: Gold Medal Game7PM (EST) NBCSN
Best of Swimming8:30PM (EST) NBCSN
Men’s Wheelchair Basketball: Gold Medal Game 9:30PM (EST) NBCSN
June 25

Women’s Sitting Volleyball: Gold Medal Match7PM (EST) NBCSN
Best of Track & Field 8PM (EST) NBCSN
Wheelchair Rugby: Gold Medal Match 9PM (EST) NBCSN

Below is the programming schedule for the 2019 World Para Swimming Championships coverage on Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA:

DateEventTimeNetwork
June 29 Day 1: World Para Swimming Championships8PM (EST)Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA
June 30Day 2: World Para Swimming Championships8PM (EST)Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA
July 1Day 3: World Para Swimming Championships8PM (EST)Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA
July 2Day 4: World Para Swimming Championships8PM (EST)Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA
July 3Day 5: World Para Swimming Championships8PM (EST)Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA
July 4Day 6: World Para Swimming Championships8PM (EST)Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA
July 5Day 7: World Para Swimming Championships8PM (EST)Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA

Below is the programming schedule for the 2019 World Para Track & Field Championships coverage on Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA:

DateEventTimeNetwork
July 6 Day 1: World Para Track & Field Championships8PM (EST) Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA
July 7Day 2: World Para Track & Field Championships8PM (EST)Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA
July 8Day 3: World Para Track & Field Championships8PM (EST)Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA
Day 4: World Para Track & Field Championships11PM (EST)Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA
July 9Day 5: World Para Track & Field Championships8PM (EST)Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA
July 10Day 6: World Para Track & Field Championships8PM (EST)Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA
July 11Day 7: World Para Track & Field Championships8PM (ESTOlympic Channel: Home of Team USA
Day 8: World Para Track & Field Championships11PM (EST)Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA
July 12Day 9: World Para Track & Field Championships8PM (ESTOlympic Channel: Home of Team USA

All coverage on Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA will stream on OlympicChannel.com and the Olympic Channel app, in addition to NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app. Coverage of Paralympic Sports on NBC Sports Group platforms is a presentation of Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA.

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