CBC REVEALS PROGRAMMING DETAILS AND BROADCAST TEAM FOR THE OLYMPIC WINTER GAMES BEIJING 2022 – CBC Media Centre

CBC/Radio-Canada, Canada’s Olympic Network, right now revealed new details concerning the nationwide public broadcaster’s programming plans for the OLYMPIC WINTER GAMES BEIJING 2022. 

“The current state of the pandemic has Canadians focused on their well being and well-being. Our staff at CBC is simply as involved about this as we prepare to provide our second Olympics in six months beneath pandemic conditions. Our number one priority is preserving our group secure and wholesome, whether they be in Beijing, Toronto or Montreal,” said Chris Wilson, Executive Director, Sports and Olympics, CBC. “That mentioned, we also believe that the Olympic Winter Games can once again present some relief and escape for Canadians and unite the country across the performances of Team Canada just as Tokyo did last summer season. With this in thoughts, we’re providing around-the-clock protection of Beijing 2022 across all of our platforms, giving audiences the selection to watch and observe however, wherever and each time they want. We look ahead to the start of the Games and experiencing them with audiences from coast-to-coast-to-coast.”

CBC’s protection of Beijing 2022 will be as complete as some other Olympic Games with more than 2400 hours of reside content throughout the basic public broadcaster’s multiple platforms. In addition to TV broadcasts on CBC and companion networks TSN and Sportsnet, audiences will be succesful of stay connected and knowledgeable via CBC Gem, the CBC Sports app for iOS and Android gadgets and CBC’s Beijing 2022 web site which will characteristic live-streaming of the broadcasts, as nicely as non-TV occasions. The dedicated web site, cbc.ca/beijing2022, will house full occasion schedules, results, athlete bios and options, daily updates and more. Plus, unique protection will be offered by CBC Sports, together with in-depth reviews, highlights, digital collection and on-demand replays of the largest moments and occasions.

Broadcasting live from CBC in Toronto for 23 hours of daily protection all through the Games, CBC’s Beijing 2022 broadcast group consists of trusted personalities known to Canadians. Having assembled the most experienced commentators and sport analysts in the country, this award-winning group is about to offer the world-class storytelling and event protection that audiences worth and have come to expect from a CBC Olympic Games broadcast. A complete listing of commentators and analysts for each sport could be found here. Below is a breakdown of daily programming.

OLYMPIC WINTER GAMES PRIMETIME 
7 p.m.–12 midnight ET (4–9 p.m. PT)

As the day begins in Beijing and occasions get underway, Olympic Winter Games Primetime will get audiences right into the action, with a give attention to hockey, determine skating, curling, alpine snowboarding, snowboarding, bobsleigh and early medal events. Having lined 15 Olympic Games for CBC, five as host, veteran broadcaster Scott Russell brings his vast expertise, ardour and information to the Primetime block. 

OLYMPIC WINTER GAMES OVERNIGHT
12–6 a.m. ET (9 p.m.–3 a.m. PT)

Live sport is the first focus of Olympic Winter Games Overnight, including uninterrupted protection of events as they unfold midday in Beijing. Including: long monitor pace skating, biathlon, cross country snowboarding, alpine snowboarding and snowboarding. 

OLYMPIC WINTER GAMES MORNING 
6 a.m.–12 p.m. ET (4–9 a.m. PT)

Returning for her fifth Olympic Games on CBC as host, Andi Petrillo brings tremendous data of each the athletes and the sport to whatever sport she’s masking. Known for her fast wit and knack for storytelling, Petrillo will present audiences with live competition in Beijing primetime, together with freestyle snowboarding, brief monitor speed skating, bobsleigh, curling, figure skating and major event finals. The morning present may even characteristic “in case you missed it” in a single day updates, medal talk and athlete interviews. 

SAMSUNG HOCKEY SHOW 
12 noon–1 p.m. ET (9–10 a.m. PT) Live on CBC, TSN and Sportsnet; repeats nightly on sports activities channels

Harnarayan Singh, P.J. Stock and Hailey Salvian will lead the SAMSUNG HOCKEY SHOW’s journal format through the day’s greatest hockey tales from Beijing. The every day panel will include a combine of women’s and men’s coverage, and special guests to evaluate the day’s competition and preview the upcoming video games as Canada seems to keep up its place atop the hockey world.

BEIJING TODAY offered by Toyota
1–6 p.m. ET (10 a.m.–3 p.m. PT)

The dynamic duo of two-time Olympian and World Champion hurdler Perdita Felicien and Andrew Chang return to CBC’s host desk for BEIJING TODAY. This every day program will present audiences with the main storylines of the day, athlete profiles and previews of upcoming events. Felicien isn’t any stranger to the Olympic stage having competed in Sydney and Athens, and masking the previous four Games as part of the CBC Olympics broadcast group. Meanwhile, veteran anchor Chang returns to the studio desk for his fourth Olympic Games as co-host. 

For audiences of all ages, CBC Kids will continue with their award-winning coverage at cbckids.ca/olympics. Kids and households are inspired to go to the positioning leading up to and all through the Winter Games to get caught up on the highest storylines, play enjoyable games, watch informative movies and study more about their favorite athletes, sports, and the folks and country of China. Kids and families can also go to CBCKidsNews.ca for normal news coverage of the Games.

CBC News may even keep Canadians knowledgeable of breaking stories with a small team of reporters on the ground in Beijing together with Adrienne Arsenault, Anthony Germain, Steven D’Souza, Kris Reyes and Lisa Xing. Audiences can tune in for stay protection daily on The National, CBC News Network, CBC Radio, cbcnews.ca, the CBC News app and on local CBC TV newscasts.

More details about CBC’s in depth Beijing 2022 plans, including CBC/Radio-Canada’s protection of the Paralympic Games, will proceed to roll out in the coming weeks.

To learn Radio-Canada’s release, click right here. 

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