COMCAST SPORTSNET TO RELIVE THE 2012 SUMMER GAMES WITH TEAM USA RETURN TO LONDON BEGINNING MONDAY, DECEMBER 24
womens swimming, womens beach volleyball, womens soccer and much more!
Chicago, IL (December 19, 2012) Comcast SportsNet, the television home for the most games and most comprehensive coverage of the Chicago Blackhawks, Bulls, Cubs and White Sox, will provide viewers with a special programming gift this holiday season as the network will present Team USA - Return to London, a series of programming blocks reliving some of the most spectacular, heart-pounding and historic moments of the London Olympics. Courtesy of NBCUniversals epic coverage of the summer games, Comcast SportsNets week-long presentation of Team USA - Return to London begins on Christmas Eve - Monday, December 24 at 7:00 PM CT. Complete schedule appears at bottom of this announcement.
Team USA - Return to London programs will be introduced by NBC commentators Bob Costas (swimming, diving and gymnastics), Dan Patrick (womens beach volleyball) and Liam McHugh (womens soccer semifinal and final). In addition, the coverage will include a number of post-event interviews, and also showcases Costas in-depth interview with Olympic swimming legend Michael Phelps.
Highlights of Team USA - Return to London include numerous stellar Phelps performances that helped him reach a record-breaking 22 Olympic medals, establishing himself as the most decorated Olympian of all time; Misty May-Treanor and Kerri Walsh Jennings third-consecutive gold medal in beach volleyball; USA womens gymnastics, The Fab Five, as they took the USAs first gold medal since 1996, and all-around gold medal winner Gabby Douglas; Ryan Lochtes gold medal performance in the 400 individual medley; and Team USA womens soccer semifinal match against Canada and the teams gold medal win against Japan, redemption for the their devastating 2011 World Cup finals defeat.
Please note Comcast SportsNets entire Team USA - Return to London programming schedule, beginning Monday, December 24 at 7:00 PM:
Monday, December 24
7:00 PM Womens Gymnastics Team Competition (featuring the Fab 5)
Tuesday, December 25
12:00 PM Womens Swimming Finals (Part I): 400m indv medley, 4x100 free relay, 100m butterfly, 100m backstroke, 200m free
2:00 PM Womens Swimming Finals (Part II): 4x200 free relay, 200m breaststroke, 200m backstroke, 800m free
3:00 PM Womens Soccer semifinal (vs. Canada)
7:00 PM Womens Gymnastics All-Around Competition (featuring Gabby Douglas)
9:00 PM Aly Raisman: Bringing Home Gold (half-hour special)
Wednesday, December 26
Friday, December 28
9:00 PM Mens Diving Finals
Saturday, December 29
8:00 PM Womens Soccer Gold Medal Match (vs. Japan)
All times are Central Time
Schedule Subject to Change