The 2008 Beijing Summer Olympic begin with opening ceremonies Friday, 8-8-08. Coverage can be seen locally on NBC Channel 4. The games will also be broadcast on several other NBC universal stations and live on the internet. The hours of local coverage are as follows:
Friday      Aug. 8:       Opening Ceremonies 7-11 p.m.
Saturday     Aug. 9:         1:30-6 a.m., 9 a.m.-4 p.m., 7-11 p.m. 11:30 p.m.-12 a.m.
Sunday     Aug. 10:         12-5 a.m., 9 a.m.- 5 p.m., 6-11 p.m., 11:30 p.m. – 12 a.m.
Monday     Aug. 11:        12-4 a.m., 10 a.m.-1 p.m., 7-11:30 p.m.
Tuesday     Aug. 12:        12-4 a.m., 10 a.m.-1 p.m., 7-11 p.m., 11:30 p.m. -12:00 a.m.
Wednesday,     Aug.13:     12 -4 a.m., 10 a.m.-1 p.m., 7 p.m.-12 a.m.
Thursday,     Aug. 14:     12:30-4 a.m., 10 a.m.- 12 p.m., 7 p.m.-12 a.m.
Friday,     Aug. 15:     12:30-4 a.m., 10 a.m.-12 p.m., 7-11 p.m., 11:30 p.m.-12 a.m.
Saturday,     Aug 16:        12-5 a.m., 9 a.m.-4 p.m., 6:30-11 p.m., 11:30 p.m.-12 a.m.
Sunday,     Aug 17:        12-5 a.m., 9 a.m.-5 p.m., 6-10 p.m., 11:30 p.m.-12 a.m.
Monday,     Aug 18:        12-4 a.m., 10 a.m.-1 p.m., 7-11 p.m., 11:30 p.m.-12 a.m.
Tuesday,     Aug 19:        12-4 a.m., 10 a.m.-1 p.m., 7-11 p.m., 11:30 p.m.-12 a.m.
Wednesday,     Aug 20:    12-4 a.m., 10 a.m.-1 p.m., 7-11 p.m., 11:30 p.m.-12 a.m.
Thursday,     Aug 21:        12-4 a.m., 10 a.m.-1 p.m., 7-11 p.m., 11:30 p.m.-12 a.m.
Friday,     Aug. 22:    12-4 a.m., 10 a.m.-1 p.m., 7-11 p.m., 11:30 p.m.-12 a.m.
Saturday,     Aug. 23:    12-5 a.m.,  9 a.m.-5 p.m., 6:30-11 p.m., 11:30 p.m.-12 a.m.
Sunday,     Aug. 24:    12-4 a.m., 11 a.m.-3 p.m., 6 p.m.-12 a.m. Closing ceremonies
For the first two weeks the Olympics can be found on MSNBC or CNBC during the hours that NBC does not have coverage. You have the opportunity to receive 24 hour, around the clock viewing of the 2008 games. As competition  finals take place there will be gap areas in coverage.
Dates of events by sport:
Athletics-Aug. 15-24, Rowing-Aug. 9-17, Badminton-Aug. 9-17, Baseball-Aug. 13-23, Basketball-Aug. 9-24, Boxing-Aug. 9-24, Canoe/Kayak-Flatwater-Aug. 18-23, Canoe/Kayak-Slalom-Aug. 11-14, Cycling-Track-Aug. 15-19, Cycling-Road-Aug. 9-10, 13, Cycling-Mountain Bike-Aug. 22-23, Cycling-BMX-Aug. 20-21, Equestrian-Jumping-Aug. 15, 17, 18, 21, Equestrian-Dressage-Aug. 13-14, 16, 19, Equestraian-Eventing-Aug. 9-12, Fencing-Aug. 9-17, Football-Aug. 6-7, 9-10, 12-13, 15-16, 17-19, Artistic Gymnastics-Aug. 9-10, 12-15, 17-19, Gymnastics-Trampoline-Aug. 16, 18-19, Rhythmic Gymnastics-Aug, 21-24, Weightlifting-Aug. 9-13, 15-19, Handball-Aug. 9-24, Hockey-Aug. 10-23, Judo-Aug. 9-15, Wrestling-Greco-Roman-Aug. 12-14, Wrestling-Freestyle-Aug. 16-17, 19-21, Aquatics-Swimming-Aug. 9-17, 20-21, Aquatics-Syn. Swimming-Aug. 18-20, 22-23, Aquatics-Diving-Aug. 10-13, 15-24, Aquatics-Water Polo-Aug. 10-22, 24, Modern Pentathlon-Aug. 21-22, Softball-Aug. 12-21, Taekwondo-Aug. 20-23, Tennis-Aug. 10-17, Table Tennis-Aug. 12-24, Shooting-Aug. 9-17, Archery-Aug. 9-15, Triathlon-Aug. 18-19, Sailing-Aug. 9-21, Volleyball-Aug. 9-21, Beach Volleyball-Aug. 9-22.
Check the internet or your local television guide for more details.

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