I’ts time to turn our attention to the PyeongChang 2018Winter Olympic Games, which run from Feb. 7 – 25 on NBC. And to kick off the global event, you can’t miss the always elaborate and fantastical opening ceremony. From the torch lighting to the message of international unity, the ceremony sets the stage for the next few weeks of competition, athleticism and of course, the pursuit of those highly coveted Olympic Gold medals.
Here’s everything you need to know about the festivities.
When does it start?: The opening ceremony takes place live on Friday, Feb. 9, 2018 in Pyeongchang, South Korea, at the bright and early time of 6 a.m. PT. For non-early birds, the ceremony will be rebroadcast at 8-11 p.m. ET on NBC.
How to watch on TV: NBC, who is broadcasting the Games, will be airing the ceremony, both live and the rebroadcast in the evening.
How to watch online: You can livestream the ceremony or watch on demand from NBCOlympics.com.
Who is hosting?: Katie Couric is back to co-host the Opening Ceremony for the fourth time, joined by first-time co-host Matt Tirico.
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