How to Watch the 2022 Winter Olympics: Schedule, Events, Channels

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more.

  • The 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing began February 2, and the opening ceremony was held on February 4.
  • Peacock Premium is streaming every Olympic event live; the service costs $5 a month.
  • NBC, USA, and the Olympic Channel also broadcast daily coverage and highlights.

The 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing began on February 2, and the opening ceremony was broadcast on February 4. Peacock Premium is


streaming

every event live, while NBC, USA, and the Olympics Channel are offering select live coverage and highlights throughout the Winter Games.

You can find complete schedules and streaming details for specific events in our full figure skating, skiing, and hockey breakdowns.

The 2022 Winter Olympics features 15 different sports and a total of 109 events. The competition will continue through February 20, ending with the closing ceremony at 7 a.m. ET.

How to watch the 2022 Winter Olympics

Figure skaters Katie Mcbeathand Nathan Bartholomay of the United States compete in the Pairs Short Program during the ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championships at Tondiraba Ice Hall in January 2022

US figure skaters Katie McBeath and Nathan Bartholomay competing in the Pairs Short Program during the ISU Four Continents Figure Skating Championships at Tondiraba Ice Hall in January 2022

Joosep Martinson /International Skating Union / Getty Images


Peacock Premium provides the easiest and most affordable way to watch every event at the 2022 Winter Olympics. The streaming service costs $5 a month and is showing every event live. Replays will also be available to subscribers.

Those without Peacock Premium can still watch free highlights, select coverage, and clips on Peacocktv.com or via the Peacock app. Peacock is available on iOS and Android devices, Roku, Amazon Fire, Xbox, web browsers, and select smart TVs.

NBC, USA, and the Olympic Channel are also broadcasting the Winter Olympics on TV, including primetime re-airs of popular events that happen at odd hours for US viewers. If you have access to these channels through your TV provider, you can log in with your account information at NBCOlympics.com to stream events.

Sling TV, Hulu + Live TV, YouTube TV, and Fubo TV all offer live TV streaming packages that feature NBC, USA, and the Olympic Channel. These services start at $35 to $65 a month, and include additional live channels. However, if you’re only interested in watching the Winter Olympics, we recommend going with Peacock Premium since it’s just $5 a month.

You can learn more about the full channel selections for Sling TV, Hulu + Live TV, YouTube TV, and Fubo TV in our separate guides for each service.

How to watch the Winter Olympics opening ceremony

Bing Dwen Dwen and Shuey Rhon Rhon, mascots of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics displayed on a building in Beijing, China.

Bing Dwen Dwen and Shuey Rhon Rhon, mascots of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics, are displayed on a building in Beijing, China.

VCG / Getty Images


The 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing broadcast its opening ceremony on NBC and Peacock Premium at 6:30 a.m. ET on February 4. The opening ceremony is now available to watch 0n-demand through Peacock.

You can find more broadcast and replay details for the opening ceremony here.

Winter Olympics schedule: key dates and times

Curling

A curling stone on the ice at the 2018 Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea.

Getty Images


The dates and times below are based on eastern standard time. Beijing time is 13 hours ahead of ET.

  • February 2 — Olympic competition begins with curling, 7:05 a.m. ET
  • February 4 —  Beijing Winter Olympics opening ceremony, 6:30 a.m. ET (re-airs at 8 p.m. ET)
  • February 5 — Alpine skiing: Men’s downhill final, 10 p.m. ET
  • February 5 — Snowboarding: Women’s slopestyle final run, 9:24 p.m. ET
  • February 6 — Figure skating: Team Women’s single skating, 10:42 p.m. ET
  • February 6 — Snowboarding: Men’s slopestyle final run, 11:54 p.m. ET
  • February 9 — Figure skating: Men’s single free skating, 8:37 p.m. ET
  • February 9 — Snowboarding: Women’s halfpipe final run, 8:30 p.m. ET
  • February 10 — Snowboarding: Men’s halfpipe final run, 8:30 p.m. ET
  • February 13 — Figure skating: Ice dance free dance, 8:22 p.m. ET
  • February 14 — Alpine skiing: Women’s downhill final, 10 p.m. ET
  • February 14 — Snowboarding: Women’s big air final, 8:30 p.m. ET
  • February 15 — Snowboarding: Men’s big air final, 12:00 a.m. ET
  • February 16 — Hockey: Women’s bronze medal game, 6:30 a.m. ET
  • February 16 — Hockey: Women’s gold medal game, 11:10 p.m. ET
  • February 17 — Figure skating: Women’s single free skating, 5:08 a..m. E
  • February 19 — Figure skating: Pair free skating, 6:08 a.m. ET
  • February 19 — Hockey: Men’s bronze medal game, 8:10 a.m. ET
  • February 19 — Figure skating: Exhibition gala, 11 p.m. ET 
  • February 19 — Hockey: Men’s gold medal game, 11:10 p.m. ET
  • February 20 — Beijing Winter Olympics closing ceremony, 7 a.m. ET

Source News