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Friday, February 18th, 2022
TERRY GANNON, TARA LIPINSKI AND JOHNNY WEIR TO HOST PRIMETIME COVERAGE OF 2022 WINTER OLYMPICS CLOSING CEREMONY SUNDAY, FEB. 20 AT 8 P.M. ET ON NBC AND PEACOCK
Mike Tirico to Anchor Olympic Gold Sunday at 7 p.m. ET on NBC and Peacock
Live Coverage of Closing Ceremony Presented Sunday at 7 a.m. ET on Peacock, NBCOlympics.com and the NBC Sports app with Natural Sound
STAMFORD, Conn. – Feb. 18, 2022 – NBC Olympics’ figure skating commentators Terry Gannon, Tara Lipinski, and Johnny Weir will host primetime coverage of the Closing Ceremony of the 2022 Winter Olympics from the Beijing National Stadium this Sunday, Feb. 20 at 8 p.m. ET on NBC and Peacock.
The enhanced primetime presentation of the Closing Ceremony will feature athlete interviews, profiles, a countdown of the top moments of the Games, and more.
Andrea Joyce, who worked the 2022 Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony, will join NBC News’ Sam Brock and Anne Thompson as on-site reporters for the Closing Ceremony.
Elana Meyers Taylor, who won the silver medal in monobob at the 2022 Winter Olympics and aims for her fifth Olympic medal in the two-woman bobsled tomorrow, was selected by her teammates to serve as the flag bearer for the United States.
Mike Tirico will open Sunday’s primetime coverage at 7 p.m. ET with Olympic Gold, a look back at the Games’ most memorable performances, on NBC and Peacock.
Live coverage of the Closing Ceremony will be offered on Peacock, NBCOlympics.com and the NBC Sports app with natural sound, beginning Sunday at 7 a.m. ET. Sunday’s Closing Ceremony is the sixth consecutive Olympics Closing Ceremony that NBCUniversal will stream live.
This marks the third consecutive Olympics that Gannon, Lipinski, and Weir will serve as Closing Ceremony hosts (Tokyo and PyeongChang). NBCOlympics.com and the NBC Sports app, via authentication, will also stream the enhanced primetime presentation of Sunday’s Closing Ceremony at 8 p.m. ET.