Nine’s Olympic broadcast begins with the Opening Ceremony Live at 5:30am – 9:30am AEST Saturday July 28 on both Nine and GEM.
There will be a full Replay from 2-6pm on both channels.
You can download The Nine Network’s London 2012 Olympic Games Telecast Schedule here (please note more detailed scheduling will be available throughout the Games).
London 2012 is all about numbers with 10,500 athletes from 204 countries competing in 26 sports and 39 disciplines over 16 days of elite sporting competition.
Back in Australia, Nine will be the only number that counts.
The Nine Network’s extensive coverage of the Games of the XXX Olympiad will be unrivalled in breadth and quality –more than 370 hours of free-to-air television (Channel Nine + 3D) represents an international broadcasting breakthrough in Australia. The Games will be simulcast in High Definition on GEM.
As a new competition day begins in London, the Nine Network will go live to London for a minimum of 14.5 hours
broadcasting London Live.
Five of Australia’s most experienced television broadcasters will share the daily live hosting duties for Nine’s Olympic Games coverage: Karl Stefanovic, Ken Sutcliffe, Leila McKinnon, Cameron Williams and Mark Nicholas.
London Live will begin each night with Karl Stefanovic kicking off the prime-time coverage. The face and voice of Wide World of Sports, Ken Sutcliffe, will then host the overnight action.
Weekend Today co-hosts Leila McKinnon and Cameron Williams will take over from Sutcliffe and present Nine’s Olympic Games coverage over breakfast each morning.
Wide World of Sports cricket host and London local Mark Nicholas will then anchor London Gold, the two-hour highlights program which will re-live all the overnight action from London each morning at 9.00am. London Gold will also be replayed each afternoon at 4.00pm.
Eddie McGuire and Leila McKinnon will host Nine’s exclusively live coverage of the Opening and Closing Ceremonies.
The Opening Ceremony is live on Saturday, July 28, from 5.30am AEST, and replayed at 2.00pm later that day.
The Closing Ceremony will conclude the London 2012 Olympic Games live on Monday, August 13, at 6.00am AEST, replayed at 9.30pm that night.
Nine’s expert commentary team for London 2012 includes nine Olympic gold medallists, revered Olympians and distinguished sports broadcasters.