NBCUniversal announced today that it will present an unprecedented 7,000 hours of coverage of the Tokyo Olympics this summer on two broadcast networks, six cable networks, and multiple digital platforms, serving both English- and Spanish-language viewers.
The Games postponed from last summer will take place July 23-August 8 in Tokyo, Japan, the company said, dispelling rumors to the contrary that have been percolating give local discontent and low vaccination rates in Japan.
“After a devastating year, the world comes together again, finally, in Tokyo this summer,” said Molly Solomon, Executive Producer and President, NBC Olympics Production. “We are going to deliver the most comprehensive — and accessible — coverage for any sports event in history. The depth and breadth of our broadcasts will be unprecedented, showcasing once-in-a-generation athletes and storylines that will capture the incredible uniqueness of these Games and our times.”