US Olympic Trials 2012 TV Schedule: Daily Listings, NBC Coverage and More

Nicholas Goss@@NicholasGoss35Correspondent IJune 19, 2012

With the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London a little over a month away, it's time to get excited for one of the most exciting events in sports.

There's nothing better than the competition at the Olympics, and there's no better way to prepare for all the thrilling events than to watch the trials.

Let's look at a complete television schedule for the event trials you have to watch at the Olympics.

 

Here are the dates, times and TV information for the track and field events (via TrackTown USA)

When TV Channel Start Time (ET)
Friday, June 22 NBCSN 9:00 p.m.
Saturday, June 23 NBC 8:00 p.m.
Sunday, June 24 NBC 7:00 p.m.
Monday, June 25 NBCSN 9:00 p.m.
Thursday, June 28 NBCSN 9:00 p.m.
Friday, June 29 NBCSN 6:00 p.m.
Saturday, June 30 NBC 9:00 p.m.
Sunday, July 1 NBC 7:00 p.m.

 

Here are the dates, times, and TV information for the swimming events (via The Sporting News)

When TV Channel(s) Start Time (ET)
Monday, June 25 NBC and NBCSN 6:30 p.m.
Tuesday, June 26 NBC and NBCSN 6:30 p.m.
Wednesday, June 27 NBC and NBCSN 7:00 p.m.
Thursday, June 28 NBC and NBCSN 4:30 p.m. and 8:00 p.m.
Friday, June 29 NBC and NBCSN 4:30 p.m. and 8:00 p.m.
Saturday, June 30 NBC and NBCSN 6:30 p.m.
Sunday, July 1 NBC and NBCSN 6:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m.
Monday, July 2 NBC 8:00 p.m.

 

Here the dates, times, and TV information for the gymnastics events (via usagym.org)

When TV Channel Start Time (ET)
Thursday, June 28 NBCSN 5:30 p.m.
Friday, June 29 NBC 9:00 p.m.
Saturday, June 30 NBC 4:00 p.m.
Sunday, July 1 NBC 9:00 p.m.

 

Field Hockey (via The Sporting News)

Opponent TV Channel Start Time (ET)
Argentina NBCSN 1:30 p.m.

 

Replays

Rowing and BMX competitions that have already taken place earlier this month will be replayed on Saturday, June 23 starting at 6:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN.

 

Event to Watch

If there's one event to pay close attention to at the trials, it's the 100-meter dash. It might be the most exciting 10-15 seconds in sports, and it will be interesting to see which American will have the best chance to defeat Usain Bolt at the Olympics.

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