Published on Sunday, 23 December 2012 09:19
The local sports television station, Comcast SportsNet Chicago, will be spending the holidays with the U.S. Olympics team and their recent victories in the 2012 London Olympic games. "Team USA - Return to London," will be repeat showings of many of the best performances by our country's Olympians. The programming begins Monday and airs throughout the week, especially through much of Christmas Day.
"Team USA - Return to London" features footage courtesy of NBCUniversal's epic coverage of the summer games. (NBCUniversal is a 20% owner of Comcast SportsNet Chicago.)
In addition to the exiting footage of the games themselves, the "Team USA - Return to London" programming will feature introductions by NBC's 2012 Olympics commentators Bob Costas (swimming, diving and gymnastics), Dan Patrick (women's beach volleyball), and Liam McHugh (women's soccer semifinal and final). Also included will be many post-event interviews, as well as Bob Costas' in-depth interview with Olympic swimming legend Michael Phelps.
The following is the "Team USA - Return to London" programming schedule for Comcast SportsNet Chicago this week...
Monday, December 24th:
7:00pm -- Women's Gymnastics "Team" Competition (featuring the "Fab 5")
Tuesday, December 25th:
11:00am -- Men's Swimming Finals (Part I, featuring Phelps & Lochte)
Noon -- Women's Swimming Finals (Part I)
1:00pm -- Men's Swimming Finals (Part II, featuring Phelps & Lochte)
2:00pm -- Women's Swimming Finals (Part II)
3:00pm -- Women's Soccer semifinal (vs. Canada)
7:00pm -- Women's Gymnastics "All-Around" Competition (featuring Gabby Douglas)
9:00pm -- "Aly Raisman: Bringing Home Gold" (half-hour special)
Wednesday, December 26th:
9:00pm -- Women's Beach Volleyball Gold Medal Match (featuring Misty May-Treanor & Kerri Walsh Jennings)
Friday, December 28th:
9:00pm -- Men's Diving Finals
Saturday, December 29th:
8:00pm -- Women's Soccer Gold Medal Match (vs. Japan)