Winter Olympics opening ceremony 2018: How and when to live stream and watch it on TV

Pyeongchang Olympics Ski Jumping Men
Kamil Stoch, of Poland, finishes his jump during the men’s normal hill individual ski jumping trial round for qualification ahead of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018.

It’s finally time for the Opening Ceremony at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. NBC will televise the showcase on tape delay, but will stream it live starting at 6 a.m. Eastern. It’s the first time ever that NBC has live-streamed an Opening Ceremony online.

Click here for a viewer’s guide to find all the channels televising Olympics action on your cable or satellite system. Click here for the TV schedule for the entire Olympics.

All events are streamed live online via and the NBC Sports app. Access is free with authentication through participating pay-TV providers.

Here are Friday’s full television listings. All listed times are Eastern.


8 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Opening Ceremony

12:38 a.m. to 3:38 a.m.
Primetime Encore