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Olympics TV schedule today through Monday: Speed skating and Lindsay Vonn

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Dah! Dah! Dah-duh-duh-dah-dah! It’s time for the Winter Olympics, PopWatchers, so strap on those skis, zip up that spandex, and grab your majestic torches. Tonight’s Opening Ceremonies start at 7:30 ET, but that’s just the tip of the iceberg. Just kidding, there’s no iceberg — it hasn’t snowed enough in Vancouver. Anyway, the days ahead are jam-packed with events, so here’s a guide for your viewing pleasure that’ll take you through the three-day weekend:



2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Men’s Speed Skating – 5000m Gold Medal Final Keep an eye out for the Colbert Nation’s Shani Davis and Chad Hedrick. I mean speed skaters Shani Davis and Chad Hedrick.

Ski Jumping – Individual K-90 Gold Medal Final

Women’s Biathlon – 7.5km Sprint Gold Medal Final

8:00 p.m. – 11:30 p.m.

Men’s Short Track — 1500m Competition and Semifinals, 1500m Gold Medal Final Apolo! Ohno! Clap clap clapclapcalp!

Women’s Freestyle Skiing –Moguls Gold Medal Final, Moguls Competition

Men’s Alpine Skiing – Downhill Gold Medal Final

Midnight – 1:00 a.m.

Men’s Luge – Singles Competition

Women’s Short Track – 3000m Relay Semifinals, 500m Competition

Medals Plaza – Award Ceremonies

1:00 a.m. – 4:30 a.m.

Primetime Replay


3:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Women’s Ice Hockey – Sweden vs. Switzerland

8:00 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.

Women’s Ice Hockey – Canada vs. Slovakia


3:00 a.m. – 5:30 a.m.

Women’s Ice Hockey – Canada vs. Slovakia (replay)

Sunday, February 14


1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Women’s Speed Skating – 3000m Gold Medal Final

Nordic Combined – Individual Gold Medal Final: K-90 Jumping, 10km Cross Country Nordic Combined is the one with both ski jumping and cross-country skiing. Holy moly.

Men’s Luge – Singles Competition

Men’s Biathlon – 10km Sprint Gold Medal Final

7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Figure Skating – Pairs Short Program We all watch all the figure skating. Just admit it. Even the non-medal preliminary rounds.

Men’s Freestyle Skiing – Moguls Competition, Moguls Gold Medal Final

Men’s Luge – Singles, Gold Medal Final

Women’s Alpine Skiing – Super Combined Gold Medal Final Lindsay Vonn, already a breakout star even before the games started, races in the first of her five events.

11:35 p.m. – 12:05 a.m.

Figure Skating – Pairs Post Game

Medals Plaza – Award Ceremonies

12:05 a.m. – 4:05 a.m.

Primetime Replay


3:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Women’s Ice Hockey – USA vs. China


7:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Women’s Ice Hockey – Finland vs. Russia (LIVE)


3:00 a.m. – 5:30 a.m.

Women’s Ice Hockey – USA vs. China (replay)

Monday, February 15


1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Men’s Snowboard – Snowboard Cross Competition Do you ever feel like the Olympics are just making stuff up, so the X Games can’t have all the fun? Snowboard Cross is a downhill snowboarding race in which athletes race in groups, together, at the same time.

Men’s Cross Country – 15km Individual Gold Medal Final

Women’s Cross Country – 10km Individual Gold Medal Final

8:00 p.m. – Midnight

Figure Skating – Pairs Gold Medal Final Brace yourself for the heartwarming backstories! Chinese frontrunners Shen Xue and Zhao Hongbo are married to each other and are competing in their third (!) Olympics.

Men’s Speed Skating – 500m Gold Medal Final

Men’s Snowboard – Snowboard Cross Gold Medal Final

12:35 a.m. – 2:00 a.m.

Women’s Luge – Competition

Medals Plaza – Award Ceremonies

2:00 a.m. – 5:00 a.m.

Primetime Replay


5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Women’s Ice Hockey – Canada vs. Switzerland

3:00 a.m. – 5:30 a.m.

Women’s Ice Hockey – Sweden vs. Slovakia

For constant TV updates, check NBC’s annoying-to-navigate listings.

What events are you most excited for, PopWatchers?

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