The 2012 Olympics closing ceremony will be live streamed on NBCOlympics.com and broadcast with a tape delay on NBC later Sunday evening.
Unlike the opening ceremony, those of you with valid television subscriptions will be able to view the closing ceremony live instead of having to wait for the tape delayed version to hit televisions across America. The change came on Saturday night as the backlash from America about the opening ceremony apparently changed NBC’s mind.
When, Where and How to Watch the 2012 Olympics Closing Ceremony:
Where: Olympic Stadium, London, England
When: Sun., August 12 at 4 p.m. ET
TV: NBC (Tape Delay, airing at 8 p.m. ET)
Live Stream: NBCOlympics.com
The 2012 London Games have taken us on an exhilarating journey as we have watched the best of the world compete for the glory of themselves and their countries.
What better way to finish things off than with a celebration of epic proportion?
According to NPR, ceremony director David Arnold called the production, “’the greatest after-party in the world. If the opening ceremony was the wedding, then we're the wedding reception,’ Arnold said.”
The closing spectacle is titled “A Symphony of British Music,” which will celebrate 50 years of Britain’s cultural exports. It will feature many world-famous British musicians including the Spice Girls, the Who, Queen, George Michael, Muse, Ed Sheeran, Annie Lennox, Fatboy Slim and more!
Overall, the performances will feature 4,100 people and will be hosted by Bob Costas, Al Michaels and Ryan Seacrest.
As expected from Olympic tradition, Great Britain will hand over the Olympic flag to Rio who will host the next Summer Olympics in 2016.
The end of the ceremony will feature a carnival themed cultural presentation by the Brazilian city.
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