‘Countdown to Tokyo’ highlights NBC Sports one year out Olympic specials

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“Dreams Live On: Countdown to Tokyo” and “Lighting the Flame: Iconic Ceremony Moments” highlight two weeks of Olympic programming on NBCSN and Olympic Channel starting Friday.

More than 100 hours of historic Olympic moments and specials on Tokyo Olympic hopefuls mark one year out from the Games. Full TV schedules are here for the first week and the second week.

“Dreams Live On: Countdown to Tokyo” premieres Friday at 9 p.m. ET on NBCSN. The one-hour special features U.S. stars training amid the coronavirus pandemic that postponed the Olympics to 2021. Gymnast Simone Biles and sprinter Allyson Felix are among the featured athletes.

“Lighting the Flame: Iconic Ceremony Moments” first airs Friday at 10 p.m. on NBCSN. The half-hour program chronicles memorable moments from Opening Ceremonies. The Tokyo Olympic Opening Ceremony, originally set for Friday, will be July 23, 2021.

Another new program, “What Moves Me,” premieres Sunday at 7 p.m. on NBCSN. The 30-minute show highlights Olympic athletes, including diving gold medalist David Boudia, overcoming obstacles en route to achieving goals.

That’s followed by “Journey to Tokyo,” a miniseries following U.S. athletes preparing for Tokyo, including Biles, Felix, sprinter Noah Lyles and skateboarder Nyjah Huston.

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Olympic Programming — Friday

SHOW TIME (ET) NETWORK
Barcelona 1992 Opening Ceremony 2 p.m. Olympic Channel
Atlanta 1996 Opening Ceremony 5 p.m. Olympic Channel
Return to Rio: Track & Field: Men’s Sprints 6 p.m. NBCSN
Return to Rio: Best of Team USA 7 p.m. NBCSN
Sydney 2000 Opening Ceremony 8 p.m. Olympic Channel
Dreams Live On: Countdown to Tokyo 9 p.m. NBCSN
Lighting the Olympic Flame 10 p.m. NBCSN
Return to Rio: Women’s Gymnastics: Team Final 10:30 p.m. NBCSN
Athens 2004 Opening Ceremony 11 p.m. Olympic Channel

Olympic Programming — Sunday

SHOW TIME (ET) NETWORK
What Moves Me 7 p.m. NBCSN
Journey to Tokyo 7:30 p.m. NBCSN
Journey to Tokyo 8 p.m. NBCSN
Return to London: Women’s Swimming 8 p.m. Olympic Channel
Journey to Tokyo 8:30 p.m. NBCSN
Journey to Tokyo 9 p.m. NBCSN
Return to London: Women’s Swimming 9 p.m. Olympic Channel
Journey to Tokyo 9:30 p.m. NBCSN
Journey to Tokyo 10 p.m. NBCSN
Return to Rio: Women’s Swimming 10 p.m. Olympic Channel
Journey to Tokyo 10:30 p.m. NBCSN
Journey to Tokyo 11 p.m. NBCSN
Journey to Tokyo 11:30 p.m. NBCSN
Journey to Tokyo Midnight NBCSN
What Moves Me 12:30 a.m. NBCSN