Apr 24 U.S. OLYMPIC COMMITTEE ANNOUNCES U.S. OLYMPIC TEAM TRIALS TELEVISION SCHEDULE

April 24, 2008, 1 a.m. (ET)
For Immediate Release April 24, 2008 U.S. OLYMPIC COMMITTEE ANNOUNCES U.S. OLYMPIC TEAM TRIALS TELEVISION SCHEDULE Entire Trials Package Will Air on NBC, USA , MSNBC; Features Gymnastics, Track , Field , Swimming Colorado Springs, Colo.-The United States Olympic Committee announced today the television broadcast schedule for the 2008 U.S. Olympic Team Trials and related Exhibition Games. The television package for the U.S. Olympic Team Trials features more than 46 hours of coverage for 14 sports on NBC and its family of networks."NBC is America's Olympic Network, and we are very proud to have the U.S. Olympic Team Trials featured in such a prominent way on NBC and its family of broadcast networks,"said USOC Chief Executive Officer Jim Scherr."For the next three months, the journeys of America's athletes will take center stage as they compete for the honor of representing our nation at the 2008 Olympic Games."Below is a list of U.S. Olympic Team Trials that will be televised. Sport/Event Airdate Time Network U.S. Olympic Team Trials, Women's Marathon Sunday, April 27 Noon-1:00 pm ET MSNBC* U.S. Olympic Team Trials, Women's Triathlon Sunday, May 4 Noon-1:00 pm ET MSNBC* U.S. Olympic Team Trials, Canoe/Kayak (Slalom) Sunday, May 11 Noon-1:00 pm ET MSNBC* U.S. Olympic Team Trials, Men's Triathlon Sunday, May 18 Noon-1:00 pm ET MSNBC* U.S. Olympic Team Trials, Weightlifting Sunday, May 25 Noon-1:00 pm ET MSNBC* U.S. vs. Argentina Men's Volleyball Exhibition Sunday, June 1 Noon-2:00 pm ET MSNBC* U.S. vs. China Softball Exhibition Game Sunday, June 8 Noon-2:00 pm ET MSNBC U.S. vs. Croatia Men's Water Polo Exhibition Sunday, June 15 Noon-1:30 pm ET MSNBC* U.S. Olympic Team Trials, Cycling (BMX) Sunday, June 15 Noon-1:30 pm ET MSNBC* U.S. Olympic Team Trials, Diving Saturday, June 21 3:30-4:30 pm ET NBC U.S. Olympic Team Trials, Men's Gymnastics Saturday, June 21 4:30-6:00 pm ET NBC U.S. Olympic Team Trials, Women's Gymnastics Saturday, June 21 8:00-10:00 pm ET NBC U.S. Olympic Team Trials, Wrestling Sunday, June 22 Noon-2:00 pm ET MSNBC* U.S. Olympic Team Trials, Diving Sunday, June 22 3:00-6:00 pm ET NBC U.S. Olympic Team Trials, Women's Gymnastics Sunday, June 22 7:00-9:00 pm ET NBC U.S. Olympic Team Trials, Track , Field Friday, June 27 Midnight-1:00 am ET USA U.S. Olympic Team Trials, Track , Field Saturday, June 28 8:00-9:00 pm ET NBC U.S. vs. Brazil Women's Volleyball Exhibition Sunday, June 29 Noon-2:00 pm ET MSNBC* U.S. Olympic Team Trials, Track , Field Sunday, June 29 7:00-8:00 pm ET NBC U.S. Olympic Team Trials, Swimming Sunday, June 29 8:00-9:00 pm ET NBC U.S. Olympic Team Trials, Swimming Monday, June 30 8:00-9:00 pm ET USA U.S. Olympic Team Trials, Track , Field Monday, June 30 11:05 pm-1:00 am ET USA U.S. Olympic Team Trials, Swimming Tuesday, July 1 8:00-9:00 pm ET USA U.S. Olympic Team Trials, Swimming Wednesday, July 2 8:00-9:00 pm ET USA U.S. Olympic Team Trials, Swimming Thursday, July 3 8:00-9:00 pm ET USA U.S. Olympic Team Trials, Track , Field Thursday, July 3 11:00 pm-1:00 am ET USA U.S. Olympic Team Trials, Swimming Friday, July 4 8:00-9:00 pm ET NBC U.S. Olympic Team Trials, Track , Field Friday, July 4 11:00 pm-1:00 am ET USA U.S. Olympic Team Trials, Track , Field Saturday, July 5 5:00 -6:00 pm ET NBC U.S. Olympic Team Trials, Swimming Saturday, July 5 8:00 -9:00 pm ET NBC U.S. Olympic Team Trials, Gymnastics Sunday, July 6 Noon-2:00 pm ET MSNBC^ U.S. Olympic Team Trials, Swimming and Track , Field Sunday, July 6 7:00 -9:00 pm ET NBC U.S. vs. Australia Women's Water Polo Exhibition Sunday, July 13 Noon-1:00 pm ET MSNBC* U.S. Olympic Team Trials, Boxing Sunday, July 20 Noon-2:00 pm ET MSNBC* U.S. Olympic Team Trials Anthology Show Sunday, July 27 Noon-1:00 pm ET MSNBC* ^ Re-broadcast *Taped For more information on the U.S. Olympic Team Trials, please go to 63.241.144.243. Please contact the USOC Media and Public Relations Division (719/866-4529) for more information. This release also is available on the USOC's media-specific web site http://usocpressbox.org. About the U.S. Olympic Committee The United States Olympic Committee (USOC) is recognized by the International Olympic Committee as the sole entity in the United States whose mission involves training, entering and underwriting the full expenses for the U.S. teams in the Olympic, Paralympic, Pan American and Parapan American Games. In addition to being the steward of the U.S. Olympic Movement, the USOC is the moving force for support of sports in the United States that are on the program of the Olympic, Paralympic, Pan American and Parapan American Games.
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