The first day of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea takes place well before the Opening Ceremonies. The highlight is a curling matchup between the United States and Olympic Athletes from Russia, the group of athletes allowed to compete at the Games even though Russia is officially banned.

Click here for a viewer's guide to find all the channels televising Olympics action on your cable or satellite system. Click here for the TV schedule for the entire Olympics.

If you want to watch online, all events are streamed live via and the NBC Sports app. Access is free with authentication through participating pay-TV providers. Remember that Pyeongchang is 14 hours ahead of Philadelphia, so many live events will take place at late hours of the night.

Here are Wednesday's full television listings. All listed times are Eastern.


11 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Alpine Skiing — Men’s Downhill Training
Curling — Mixed Doubles United States vs. Olympic Athletes from Russia