Sochi Winter Olympics 2014 TV Schedules

Last night, I decided to get the Olympics TV Schedule for a few sports that I wanted to be sure to see so that I could set aside time to watch or know which days and networks to focus my attention while setting the DVR. I could do a search with the DVR, but going through every found showing on the TV to pick and choose what I want is clumsy. Besides, I figured a quick stop at nbcolympics.com would get me what I wanted.

I couldn’t have been more wrong. The primary TV listings at the NBC olympic site are only organized by date. When I tried to select by sport, only two showings would appear. I tried to get to the actual olympic sport page to see a list of showings, but it was nowhere to be found as you can see in the following screenshot. (Yes, I had the same problem in multiple browsers.)

NBC Olympics Other Sports Empty

Hey NBC Sports! Where’s the rest of the Winter Olympics sports?

Honestly, if NBC Sports wants me to watch the Olympics, they need to do a better job of helping me find what I want to watch. However, since Curling is rarely on TV, I have to watch it when I can, which is mostly every four years for the Olympics. My search continued…

Next stop, the DirecTV iOS app. Pretty much as clumsy as trying to figure it out on the TV. What I really wanted was a simple list of TV showings (live or recorded) with the date, time, and NBC network it would appear on. I didn’t think that was too much to ask. I searched Google for a TV schedule and found one at the LA Times. My brother found nearly the same guide at TV Media Insights with slightly better formatting. I still had to search through a bunch of text. Yuck!

I don’t like writing a script to do something that I’ll only do once, so I dumped the text into a spreadsheet and proceeded to break apart the information about each TV showing into columns for date, time, network, and a description (usually the teams and/or sport shown). I then filtered it for the two sports I wanted information about: Curling and Hockey.

Here’s the result of that work. Dates, times and network are subject to change, and check your local listings, of course. I hope someone else finds it useful.

2014 Sochi Winter Olympics TV Schedule for Curling

Date Time Network Description
2/10/2014 3:00 a.m. – 5:00 a.m. NBCSN Men’s Curling Germany vs. Canada
2/10/2014 5:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. USA Women’s Curling USA vs. Switzerland (Live)
2/10/2014 11:15 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. NBCSN Luge Women’s Singles (Live), Women’s Curling Sweden vs. Great Britain
2/10/2014 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. NBCSN Curling (repeat)
2/10/2014 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. CNBC Men’s Curling USA vs. Norway
2/11/2014 3:00 a.m. – 6:00 a.m. NBCSN Women’s Curling USA vs. Russia
2/11/2014 5:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. USA Men’s Curling USA vs. China (Live)
2/11/2014 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. CNBC Women’s Curling USA vs. Great Britain
2/12/2014 3:00 a.m. – 5:30 a.m. NBCSN Men’s Curling USA vs. Denmark
2/12/2014 5:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. USA Women’s Curling USA vs. China
2/12/2014 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. CNBC Men’s Curling Switzerland vs. Great Britain
2/13/2014 5:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. NBCSN Men’s Curling USA vs. Great Britain
2/13/2014 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. MSNBC Men’s Curling Canada vs. Denmark
2/13/2014 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. CNBC Women’s Curling USA vs. Japan
2/14/2014 3:00 a.m. – 5:00 a.m. NBCSN Men’s Curling USA vs. Germany
2/14/2014 5:00 a.m. – 7:30 a.m. NBCSN Cross-Country Men’s 15km Classical, Men’s Curling Canada vs. Norway
2/14/2014 5:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. USA Women’s Curling USA vs. Denmark
2/14/2014 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. CNBC Men’s Curling USA vs. Russia
2/15/2014 5:30 a.m. – 7:00 a.m. NBCSN Cross-Country Women’s Relay, Women’s Curling China vs. Sweden
2/15/2014 5:30 a.m. – 7:30 a.m. MSNBC Women’s Curling Canada vs. Japan
2/15/2014 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. CNBC Women’s Curling USA vs. Sweden
2/15/2014 12:00 a.m. – 1:00 a.m. NBC Women’s Curling USA vs. Sweden
2/16/2014 3:00 a.m. – 5:30 a.m. NBCSN Men’s Curling USA vs. Canada
2/16/2014 5:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. MSNBC Women’s Curling USA vs. Canada
2/16/2014 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. CNBC Men’s Curling USA vs. Sweden
2/17/2014 3:00 a.m. – 7:00 a.m. NBCSN Women’s Curling USA vs. South Korea, Women’s Curling Russia vs. Great Britain
2/17/2014 5:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. USA Men’s Curling USA vs. Switzerland
2/17/2014 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. CNBC Women’s Curling Denmark vs. Great Britain
2/18/2014 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. CNBC Curling Tiebreaker Match
2/19/2014 5:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. USA Women’s Curling Semifinal
2/19/2014 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. MSNBC Women’s Curling Semifinal
2/19/2014 2:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. MSNBC Men’s Curling Semifinal
2/19/2014 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. CNBC Men’s Curling Semifinal
2/20/2014 3:00 a.m. – 7:00 a.m. NBCSN Nordic Combined Large Team Hill, Women’s Curling Bronze Medal Match
2/20/2014 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. CNBC Women’s Curling Gold Medal Final
2/21/2014 3:00 a.m. – 6:30 a.m. NBCSN Men’s Curling Bronze Medal Match
2/21/2014 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. CNBC Men’s Curling Gold Medal Final

2014 Sochi Winter Olympics TV Schedule for Hockey

Date Time Network Description
2/8/2014 3:00 a.m. – 5:30 a.m. NBCSN Women’s Hockey USA vs. Finland (Live)
2/8/2014 8:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. MSNBC Women’s Hockey Canada vs. Switzerland (Live)
2/8/2014 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. NBCSN Hockey “Game of the Day”
2/9/2014 3:00 a.m. – 5:30 a.m. NBCSN Women’s Hockey Sweden vs. Japan (Live)
2/9/2014 8:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. MSNBC Women’s Hockey Russia vs. Germany (Live)
2/9/2014 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. NBCSN Hockey “Encore”
2/9/2014 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. NBCSN Hockey “Game of the Day”
2/10/2014 5:00 a.m. – 7:30 a.m. NBCSN Women’s Hockey USA vs. Switzerland (Live)
2/10/2014 10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. MSNBC Women’s Hockey Finland vs. Canada
2/10/2014 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. NBCSN Hockey “Game of the Day”
2/11/2014 10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. MSNBC Women’s Hockey Russia vs. Japan (Live)
2/11/2014 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. NBCSN Hockey “Game of the Day”
2/12/2014 3:00 a.m. – 5:30 a.m. MSNBC Women’s Hockey Switzerland vs. Finland (Live)
2/12/2014 7:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. NBCSN Women’s Hockey USA vs. Canada (Live)
2/12/2014 12:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. MSNBC Men’s Hockey Latvia vs. Switzerland (Live)
2/12/2014 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. USA Men’s Hockey Czech Republic vs. Sweden (Live)
2/12/2014 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. NBCSN Hockey “Game of the Day”
2/13/2014 3:00 a.m. – 5:30 a.m. NBCSN Men’s Hockey Finland vs. Austria (Live)
2/13/2014 7:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. NBCSN Men’s Hockey USA vs. Slovakia (Live)
2/13/2014 7:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. MSNBC Men’s Hockey Russia vs. Slovenia (Live)
2/13/2014 12:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. MSNBC Women’s Hockey Sweden vs. Russia (Live)
2/13/2014 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. USA Men’s Hockey Canada vs. Norway (Live)
2/13/2014 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. NBCSN Hockey (repeat)
2/13/2014 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. NBCSN Hockey “Game of the Day”
2/14/2014 3:00 a.m. – 5:30 a.m. MSNBC Men’s Hockey Czech Republic vs. Latvia (Live)
2/14/2014 7:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. NBCSN Men’s Hockey Sweden vs. Switzerland (Live)
2/14/2014 12:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. MSNBC Men’s Hockey Norway vs. Finland (Live)
2/14/2014 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. USA Men’s Hockey Canada vs. Austria (Live)
2/14/2014 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. NBCSN Hockey (repeat)
2/14/2014 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. NBCSN Hockey “Game of the Day”
2/15/2014 3:00 a.m. – 5:30 a.m. NBCSN Men’s Hockey Slovakia vs. Slovenia (Live)
2/15/2014 3:00 a.m. – 5:30 a.m. MSNBC Women’s Hockey Quarterfinal (Live)
2/15/2014 7:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. NBCSN Men’s Hockey USA vs. Russia (Live)
2/15/2014 7:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. MSNBC Women’s Hockey Quarterfinal
2/15/2014 12:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. USA Men’s Hockey Sweden vs. Latvia (Live)
2/15/2014 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. NBCSN Men’s Hockey Switzerland vs. Czech Republic (Live)
2/15/2014 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. NBCSN Hockey (repeat)
2/15/2014 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. NBCSN Hockey “Game of the Day”
2/16/2014 3:00 a.m. – 5:30 a.m. MSNBC Men’s Hockey Austria vs. Norway (Live)
2/16/2014 7:15 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. NBCSN Men’s Hockey USA vs. Slovenia (Live)
2/16/2014 7:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. USA Men’s Hockey Russia vs. Slovakia (Live)
2/16/2014 12:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. USA Men’s Hockey Finland vs. Canada (Live)
2/16/2014 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. NBCSN Hockey (repeat)
2/16/2014 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. NBCSN Hockey “Game of the Day”
2/17/2014 7:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. NBCSN Women’s Hockey Semifinal (Live)
2/17/2014 12:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. MSNBC Women’s Hockey Semifinal (Live)
2/17/2014 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. NBCSN Hockey (repeat)
2/17/2014 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. NBCSN Hockey “Game of the Day”
2/18/2014 3:00 a.m. – 5:30 a.m. NBCSN Men’s Hockey Playoff Round (Live)
2/18/2014 7:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. NBCSN Men’s Hockey Playoff Round (Live)
2/18/2014 12:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. MSNBC Men’s Hockey Playoff Round (Live)
2/18/2014 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. NBCSN Men’s Hockey Playoff Round (Live)
2/18/2014 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. NBCSN Hockey (repeat)
2/18/2014 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. NBCSN Hockey “Game of the Day”
2/19/2014 3:00 a.m. – 5:30 a.m. NBCSN Men’s Hockey Quarterfinal (Live)
2/19/2014 7:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. NBCSN Men’s Hockey Quarterfinal (Live)
2/19/2014 12:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. MSNBC Men’s Hockey Quarterfinal (Live)
2/19/2014 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. USA Men’s Hockey Quarterfinal (Live)
2/19/2014 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. NBCSN Hockey (repeat)
2/19/2014 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. NBCSN Hockey “Game of the Day”
2/20/2014 7:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. NBCSN Women’s Hockey Bronze Medal Game
2/20/2014 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. NBC Women’s Hockey Gold Medal Game
2/20/2014 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. NBCSN Hockey (repeat)
2/20/2014 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. NBCSN Hockey “Game of the Day”
2/21/2014 6:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. NBCSN Men’s Hockey Semifinal (Live)
2/21/2014 11:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. NBCSN Men’s Hockey Semifinal (Live)
2/21/2014 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. NBCSN Hockey (repeat)
2/21/2014 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. NBCSN Hockey “Game of the Day”
2/22/2014 10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. NBCSN Men’s Hockey Bronze Medal Game
2/22/2014 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. NBCSN Hockey “Game of the Day”
2/23/2014 6:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. NBC Men’s Hockey Gold Medal Game
2/23/2014 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. NBCSN Hockey “Game of the Day”
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