Peacock To Host Four Live Studio Shows During the Summer Olympics in Tokyo
The Tokyo Olympics are coming to Peacock, with four live studio shows every day that will allow fans to catch-up and keep up on the must-see moments of the Summer Games. Beginning July 24, the day after the Opening Ceremony, the four shows will stream for free on Tokyo NOW, Peacock’s channel for live coverage, highlights, interviews, and the best stories of the Games.
“Peacock is thrilled to stream the most anticipated Olympics in history,” says Jen Brown, SVP of Topical Programming and Development for Peacock. “Our shows on the Tokyo NOW channel will give audiences the latest and greatest from the Games, including live competition each morning and quality coverage every night, all for free.”
Peacock’s Olympic coverage will start the day with Tokyo LIVE, including live competition, from 6-11 a.m. ET, followed by Tokyo Gold, which will review the competition day from 11 a.m. – noon p.m. ET. Tokyo is 13 hours ahead of the Eastern Daylight Time. Coverage resumes in the evening with On Her Turf at the Olympics, a program focused on female athletes, from 7-7:30 p.m. ET, and concludes in primetime with the highlight-packed Tokyo Tonight, from 7:30 p.m. – midnight ET. The evening programs will air one hour earlier on Sundays. All studio content is produced by NBC Olympics.
“We are excited to have the Olympics featured on Peacock,” says Rebecca Chatman, Vice President and Coordinating Producer, NBC Olympics. “From live coverage to vibrant new content, these shows complement our already extensive linear coverage and will stand out on this growing platform.”
Below is an overview of each of the four shows:
Each morning on Peacock, Tokyo LIVE will present live coverage of some of the day’s Olympic events. Tokyo LIVE will feature live competition, interviews, highlights, medal ceremonies, and athlete profiles. Tokyo LIVE will stream from 6 – 11 a.m. ET daily.
Tokyo Gold will give viewers a comprehensive look at the most compelling performances of the day. This hour-long highlight program will showcase outstanding moments with in-depth packages, expert analysis and compelling athlete interviews. Tokyo Gold will stream 11 a.m. – noon ET daily as competition concludes in Tokyo, and will repeat every hour between noon ET – 7 p.m. ET Monday – Saturday and noon ET- 6P ET on Sunday.
On Her Turf at the Olympics
Peacock will celebrate female athletes competing at the Tokyo Olympics with features, interviews and timely coverage. Women have won more than 50% of Team USA’s medals at the last two Summer Olympics and On Her Turf will follow their biggest female stars in Tokyo. Follow On Her Turf, NBC Sports’ female empowerment brand, on Instagram and Twitter leading up to the Games. On Her Turf at the Olympics will stream Monday – Saturday from 7 to 7:30 p.m. ET and Sunday from 6 – 6:30 p.m. ET.
Peacock will wrap up the evening with Tokyo Tonight. The primetime show will put the viewer in the middle of the competition day in Tokyo with fast paced highlights of events as they happen. Interviews, features and live reports from the host city will all be used to make the viewer feel like they are at the Games. Tokyo Tonight will stream Monday – Saturday from 7:30 p.m. – midnight ET and Sunday from 6:30 – 11 p.m. ET.