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[08/03/12 - 05:32 PM]
Michael Phelps' Final Swim of London Olympics Tomorrow Night on NBC
Plus: NBC's daytime Saturday and Sunday coverage will be live to all time zones.

[via press release from NBC]

MICHAEL PHELPS' FINAL SWIM OF LONDON OLYMPICS TOMORROW NIGHT ON NBC

*** SPECIAL PROGRAMMING NOTE ***

NBC's Daytime Saturday and Sunday Coverage LIVE to All Time Zones

Saturday's LIVE Daytime on NBC Features Serena Williams vs. Maria Sharapova for the Women's Gold Medal Tennis Final

Sunday's LIVE Daytime on NBC Features Roger Federer vs. Andy Murray for the Men's Gold Medal Tennis Final

Men and Women's 4x100M Medley Relay Gold Medal Finals Saturday Night on NBC

Carmelita Jeter Expected to Sprint 100M Gold Medal Final on NBC in Primetime

LIVE Team USA Men's Basketball vs. Lithuania on NBC Sports Network at 9:30 a.m. ET

Team USA Men's Volleyball vs. Russia LIVE on NBC in Daytime

Team USA Men's Water Polo vs. Serbia LIVE on NBC in Daytime

LONDON - August 3, 2012 - Michael Phelps, the most-decorated Olympian of all time with 20 medals, swims for his final gold medal of the London Olympics Saturday night in the 4x100 medley relay. Phelps will swim the butterfly leg. Missy Franklin is expected to anchor the women's 4x100 medley relay in the freestyle leg. Also in primetime, reigning world champion Carmelita Jeter is expected to sprint for the gold in the women's 100m on the track tomorrow night.

SPECIAL PROGRAMMING NOTE: NBC'S DAYTIME SATURDAY AND SUNDAY COVERAGE LIVE TO ALL TIME ZONES

This weekend's daytime coverage on NBC will be LIVE across the country featuring the two gold medal tennis finals.

On Saturday, coverage starts at 9 a.m. ET/8 a.m. CT/7 a.m. MT/6 a.m. PT, and features Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova playing for Olympic gold at Wimbledon. Also featured in Saturday's live daytime show is Team USA's men's volleyball vs. Russia live at 11:45 a.m. ET. Then, at 2:40 p.m. ET, Team USA's men's water polo, the number one ranked seed in their group, faces the number two ranked seed, Serbia live on NBC. At 4:15 p.m. ET, NBC airs live coverage of the men's 10,000m gold medal final from the track, and then from her Majesty's Horse Guards Parade, Team USA's Jake Gibb and Sean Rosenthal take on Kostantin Semenov and Sergey Prokopyev of Russia in a beach volleyball round of 16 match live at 5 p.m. ET.

On Sunday, live coverage starts at 6 a.m. ET/5 a.m. CT/4 a.m. MT/3 a.m. PT, and features Great Britain's Andy Murray facing off against Wimbledon champion Roger Federer in a rematch at Centre Court. Federer defeated Murray in July to capture his record-tying seventh Wimbledon title.

Live on NBC Sports Network on Saturday, Team USA's men's basketball returns to the court to play Lithuania after setting an Olympic record high score with 156 points.

All of the events mentioned above, and all other events will be live streamed on NBCOlympics.com and the NBC Olympics Live Extra app, available on mobile devices and tablets. The vast majority of live stream content will only be available to authenticated cable, satellite or telco customers.

For more information on live streaming, please go to: NBCOlympics.com/LiveExtra

For the full schedule of NBCUniversal's Olympic coverage, please go to: NBCOlympics.com

Listings subject to change (all times ET unless otherwise noted). Changes are italicized.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 4 (Day 8)

NBC

9 a.m. - 6 p.m. ET
8 a.m. - 5 p.m. CT
7 a.m. - 4 p.m. MT
6 a.m. - 3 p.m. PT
Women's Tennis - Singles Gold Medal Final: Serena Williams (U.S.) vs. Maria Sharapova (Russia) (LIVE)
Men's Beach Volleyball - Gibb/Rosenthal (U.S.) vs. Semenov/Prokoplev (Russia) (LIVE)
Track and Field -
Men's 10,000M Gold Medal Final (LIVE)
Qualifying Rounds
Men's Volleyball - U.S. vs. Russia (LIVE)
Men's Water Polo - U.S. vs. Serbia (LIVE)
Cycling - Track Gold Medal Final
Rowing - Gold Medal Finals
Women's Gymnastics - Trampoline Gold Medal Final

· LIVE coverage of the men's 10,000m track and field final. Somalian-born Londoner Mo Farah, who now trains in Portland under U.S. distance legend Alberto Salazar and alongside Galen Rupp, will attempt to win Great Britain's first ever gold medal in this event. Among Farah's competition will be Rupp, his friend and training partner who holds the American record in the event. Plus, key qualifying rounds in track and field, including the men's 400m, where South Africa's Oscar Pistorius, a double amputee, seeks a berth in the semifinal round.

· LIVE coverage of the women's tennis final from the prestigious grass courts of Wimbledon.

· LIVE coverage of the U.S. men's volleyball team against Russia. The American men won their first Olympic gold in 20 years in Beijing and have been surging recently as they look to repeat as Olympic champions.

· LIVE coverage of the U.S. men's water polo team against perennial power Serbia. The U.S. men earned a surprise silver in Beijing, but are focused on gold in London. Led by captain Tony Azevedo, the team sacrificed hundreds of thousands of dollars collectively by not playing professionally overseas this year to train together for the Olympics.

· Plus, gold medal finals in track cycling, rowing and the women's trampoline final in gymnastics.

8 p.m. - Midnight (ET/PT)
Swimming - Gold Medal Finals
Men's and Women's 4 x 100M Medley Relays
Women's 50M Freestyle
Track and Field - Gold Medal Finals
Men's Long Jump
Women's 100M
Beach Volleyball - May-Treanor/Walsh Jennings (U.S.) vs. Van Iersel/Kelzer (Netherlands)
Women's Diving - Springboard Semifinals

· On the last night of swimming, Michael Phelps is back in the pool for the final time, leading Team USA in the medley relay, which the Americans have won every time they've raced. Phelps will swim the butterfly leg of the relay, a fitting bookend to an Olympic career that began 12 years ago in Sydney, when he swam the 200m butterfly as a 15-year-old. In the women's medley relay, the Americans are strong favorites to overtake 2008 Olympic champion Australia and win gold, as they did at the 2011 World Championships. Teen sensation Missy Franklin is expected to anchor. And in the men's 1500m, swimmers will swim nearly a full mile in pursuit of Olympic gold. Sun Yang, who was born in China but trains in Australia, is the world record holder.

· At the Olympic Stadium, the USA-Jamaica sprint rivalry promises to heat up the London track. In the women's 100m, Los Angeles native Carmelita Jeter, a first-time Olympian at 32, is the reigning world champion and the second-fastest woman ever over 100m. She'll face a strong challenge from a formidable trio from Jamaica. In the heptathlon, Beijing silver medalist Hyleas Fountain, who grew up idolizing the great Jackie Joyner-Kersee, is looking to upgrade to gold in her second Olympics.

· In women's springboard diving, Chicago's Christina Loukas is looking to build on her fourth-place finish at last year's world championships and reach the Olympic podium. While former Stanford star Cassidy Krug, who quit diving for a year after failing in her second attempt to make an Olympic team in 2008, defeated Loukas at Trials and, at 27, is diving better than ever before.

12:30 a.m. - 1:30 a.m. (ET/PT)
Track and Field - Gold Medal Finals
Cycling - Track Events
Men's Swimming - 1500M Freestyle Gold Medal Final

· Discus thrower Stephanie Brown-Trafton, who won gold in Beijing, set an American record in May and will attempt to defend her title.

NBC SPORTS NETWORK

4 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Men's Basketball - Qualifying Round (LIVE)
U.S. vs. Lithuania (LIVE)
Russia vs. Spain (LIVE)
Women's Triathlon (LIVE)
Men's Tennis - Doubles Gold Medal Final: Bryan/Bryan (U.S.) vs. Tsonga/Llodra (France) (LIVE)
Beach Volleyball -
Liliana/Baquerizo (Spain) vs. Cicolari/Menegatti (Italy) (LIVE)
Talita/Antonelli (Brazil) vs. Slukova/Kolocova (Czech Republic)
Women's Field Hockey - U.S. vs. New Zealand (LIVE)
Men's Volleyball - Bulgaria vs. Argentina (LIVE)
Equestrian - Jumping Qualifying Round
Cycling - Track Events
Women's Shooting - Trap Gold Medal Final
NBC SPORTS NETWORK HIGHLIGHTS

· The U.S. men's basketball team, led by LeBron James and Kobe Bryant, continues its pursuit of a second straight gold medal. Plenty of other live coverage, including the women's triathlon from historic Hyde Park, featuring former University of Wisconsin swimmer and runner Gwen Jorgensen, who took leave from her job as a tax accountant at Ernst and Young to train for the Games. Jorgenson won the test event on the Olympic course last summer.

MSNBC

7 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Men's Soccer Quarterfinals -
Japan vs. Egypt (LIVE)
Mexico vs. Senegal (LIVE)
Brazil vs. Honduras (LIVE)
Great Britain vs. South Korea (LIVE)
Men's Water Polo - Montenegro vs. Romania
Women's Badminton - Singles and Doubles Gold Medal Final
Men's Weightlifting - 94 KG Gold Medal Final
Men's Track and Field - 20K Walk
MSNBC HIGHLIGHTS

· A men's soccer marathon, with live coverage of all four quarterfinal contests. Plus men's water polo action and the gold medal final of badminton women's singles.

CNBC

8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Boxing - Elimination Bouts (LIVE)
3:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Boxing - Elimination Bouts (LIVE)
CNBC HIGHLIGHTS

· Staten Island native Marcus Browne looks to continue a proud tradition of New York boxing with his round of 16 bout in the light heavyweight tournament.

NBC OLYMPIC BASKETBALL CHANNEL

4 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Men's Basketball - Qualifying Round
U.S. vs. Lithuania (LIVE)
Russia vs. Spain (LIVE)
Tunisia vs. France (LIVE)
China vs. Brazil (LIVE)
Great Britain vs. Australia (LIVE)
Argentina vs. Nigeria (LIVE)

NBC OLYMPIC SOCCER CHANNEL

7 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Men's Soccer - Quarterfinals (LIVE)

TELEMUNDO

7 a.m. - 7 p.m. (LIVE)
Men's Soccer - Quarterfinals (LIVE)
Beach Volleyball - Elimination Round
Track and Field - Qualifying Rounds
Boxing - Elimination Bouts
Men's Basketball - Qualifying Round
Midnight - 2:30 a.m. (ET/PT)
Swimming - Gold Medal Finals
Track and Field - Gold Medal Finals
Women's Diving - Springboard Semifinals

3D

5 a.m. - 7:45 p.m.
Swimming - Gold Medal Finals
Track and Field - Gold Medal Finals
Men's Gymnastics - Trampoline Gold Medal Final

SUNDAY, AUGUST 5 (Day 9)

NBC

6 a.m. - 6 p.m. ET
5 a.m. - 5 p.m. CT
4 a.m. - 4 p.m. MT
3 a.m. - 6 p.m. PT
Men's Tennis - Gold Medal Final: Roger Federer vs. Andy Murray (LIVE)
Women's Marathon (LIVE)
Beach Volleyball - Quarterfinal (LIVE)
Women's Basketball - U.S. vs. China (LIVE)
Women's Water Polo - Quarterfinal (LIVE)
Women's Volleyball - U.S. vs. Turkey (LIVE)
Cycling - Track Gold Medal Final
Equestrian - Team Jumping Gold Medal Final, Round 1

· LIVE coverage of the women's marathon through the heart of London. Shalane Flanagan, the Beijing 10,000m bronze medalist, and Desiree Davila have medal potential, but the favorites will be Kenyan mom Edna Kiplagat and her countrywoman Mary Keitany. The sentimental favorite will be Great Britain's Paula Radcliffe, the 38-year-old world record holder who would be a longshot to make the podium.

· LIVE coverage of the men's tennis gold medal final from the grass courts of Wimbledon.

· LIVE coverage of the U.S. women's basketball team against China. Led by former UConn stars Sue Bird, Diana Taurasi and Maya Moore, the Americans are favored to win their fifth straight gold.

· LIVE coverage of the U.S. women's water polo team in a must-win quarterfinal if they hope to advance to the medal round. The Americans have earned a medal at each of the three Olympics since women's water polo made its Olympic debut in 2000, but have never won gold. They look to have their strongest team yet in London.

· LIVE coverage of the U.S. women's volleyball team vs. Turkey. Led by Hugh McCutcheon, who coached the U.S. men to the Olympic title in 2008, the American women are favored to win their first Olympic gold.

· Plus, the gold medal final in track cycling's ultimate test and new Olympic event, the men's omnium, and equestrian's team jumping competition.

7 p.m. - Midnight (ET/PT)
Gymnastics - Individual Event Gold Medal Finals
Men's Floor Exercise
Men's Pommel Horse
Women's Vault
Track and Field - Gold Medal Finals
Men's 100M
Women's 400M
Women's Triple Jump
Women's Diving - Springboard Gold Medal Final
Beach Volleyball - Quarterfinal

· Jamaica's electrifying sprint king Usain Bolt, the fastest man in history, takes to the track for one of the marquee events of the entire Games: the men's 100m final. In Beijing, a 21-year-old Bolt shocked the world - and blew away the field - in world record time. Now, the world's top sprinters are gunning for him, including a pair of Americans: 2004 Olympic champion Justin Gatlin and American record holder Tyson Gay. But Bolt's biggest competition could come from his own training partner, Yohan Blake, who defeated him at Jamaica's Trials by running the fastest time in the world since 2009. Meanwhile, in the 400m, former world champion Sanya Richards-Ross seeks her first individual Olympic gold in her signature event - a distinction that would help her keep pace with her husband Aaron Ross, who earlier this year won his second Super Bowl with the New York Giants. In the semifinals of the men's 400m, Olympic champion LaShawn Merritt continues his attempt to become the only man besides Michael Johnson to successfully defend a 400m title, while collegiate standout Bryshon Nellum competes less than four years after being shot in both legs near the USC campus.

· The top gymnasts in the world return to North Greenwich Arena for the first day of individual event finals. In women's vault, 16-year-old McKayla Maroney, the daughter of a former Purdue quarterback, was the 2011 world champion and is a heavy favorite for gold with her signature Amanar vault.

· In the final round of women's springboard diving, Chicago's Christina Loukas is looking to upgrade her fourth-place finish at last year's world championships and reach the Olympic podium. While former Stanford star Cassidy Krug, who quit diving for a year after failing in her second attempt to make an Olympic team in 2008, defeated Loukas at Trials and, at 27, is diving better than ever before.

· On the sand at majestic Horse Guards Parade, beach volleyball enters the quarterfinals, where a single loss means the end of an Olympic run. Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh Jennings are eyeing a golden three-peat after sweeping the competition in Athens and Beijing. 12:35 a.m. - 1:35 a.m. (ET/PT)
Track and Field - Gold Medal Finals
Men's Badminton - Singles Gold Medal Final

· Track and field's top men go for the gold in the steeplechase, a nearly-two-mile run over barriers and water jumps, as well as the hammer throw.

NBC SPORTS NETWORK

4 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Tennis - Women's and Mixed Doubles Gold Medal Final (LIVE)
Beach Volleyball - Quarterfinal (LIVE)
Women's Weightlifting - Super Heavyweight Gold Medal Final (LIVE)
Women's Volleyball - Qualifying Round
Brazil vs. Serbia (LIVE)
China vs. South Korea
Italy vs. Russia
Cycling - Track Events (LIVE)
Synchronized Swimming - Duet Qualifying
Men's Badminton -
Doubles Gold Medal Final (LIVE)
Singles and Doubles Bronze Medal
Men's Shooting - Pistol Gold Medal Final
NBC SPORTS NETWORK HIGHLIGHTS

· LIVE coverage of the mixed and women's doubles gold medal finals from the storied grass courts of Wimbledon highlights the day, complemented by LIVE coverage of quarterfinals in beach volleyball from historic Horse Guards Parade. Plus, weightlifter Holley Mangold, sister of the New York Jets' Nick Mangold competes in the super heavyweight gold medal final. Also finals in men's badminton.

MSNBC

7 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Women's Water Polo - Quarterfinals (LIVE)
Men's Tennis - Singles Bronze Medal (LIVE)
Beach Volleyball - Quarterfinal (LIVE)
Wrestling - Greco Roman Gold Medal Finals
Men's Field Hockey - Great Britain vs. Australia
Men's Table Tennis - Team Quarterfinals
Women's Handball - Denmark vs. France (LIVE)
MSNBC HIGHLIGHTS

· LIVE coverage of the action-packed, fast-paced quarterfinals in women's water polo, with the winners guaranteed to play for a medal. Plus gold medal finals in wrestling.

CNBC

8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Women's Boxing -Elimination Bouts (LIVE)
3:30 p.m. - 5:30p.m.
Men's Boxing - Quarterfinals (LIVE)
CNBC HIGHLIGHTS

· The inaugural Olympic women's boxing tournament kicks off with all three weight classes and the Americans have potential contenders in each: at flyweight, Houston native and first generation Mexican-American Marlen Esparza; at lightweight, 2010 world bronze medalist Queen Underwood, and at middleweight, 17-year-old high school junior Claressa Shields. The London Games marks the first time that women will compete in every Olympic sport. On the men's side, heavyweight Michael Hunter hopes to follow in the footsteps of his late father, who was a talented professional heavyweight contender in the 90s.

NBC OLYMPIC BASKETBALL CHANNEL

4 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Women's Basketball - Qualifying Round
U.S. vs. China (LIVE)
France vs. Russia (LIVE)
Great Britain vs. Brazil (LIVE)
Canada vs. Australia (LIVE)
Czech Republic vs. Angola (LIVE)
Turkey vs. Croatia (LIVE)
Brazil vs. Great Britain (LIVE)

NBC OLYMPIC SOCCER CHANNEL

7 a.m. - 7 p.m.
The Quarterfinals Encore

TELEMUNDO

9 a.m. - 6 p.m. (ET/PT)
Women's Marathon
Women's Volleyball - Qualifying Round
Beach Volleyball - Quarterfinals
Men's Tennis - Gold Medal Final
Boxing - Elimination Bouts
Midnight - 2:30 a.m. (ET/PT)
Track and Field - Gold Medal Finals
Gymnastics - Individual Event Gold Medal Finals
Women's Diving - Springboard Gold Medal Final

3D

4 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Swimming - Gold Medal Finals
Track and Field - Gold Medal Finals
Women's Diving - Springboard Semifinal
Women's Gymnastics - Trampoline Gold Medal Final





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