With the XXIII Winter Olympic Games in PyeongChang, South Korea, set to be carried on the networks of NBCUniversal starting Feb. 8, NBC on Thursday named Rebecca Lowe, Liam McHugh, Carolyn Manno, Ahmed Fareed and Fred Roggin as hosts for the coverage.
They join Mike Tirico, who was named NBC’s primetime Olympics host earlier this year.
“Lowe will serve as the host of NBC’s daytime coverage from the International Broadcast Center in PyeongChang,” the network said in today’s announcement. “McHugh will host primetime and late night on NBCSN, and Manno will handle late night and morning hosting duties on NBCSN. McHugh and Manno will host from NBC Olympics’ set in the Gangneung Coastal Cluster, the site of the figure skating, hockey, speed skating, and curling competitions. McHugh will also host ‘Olympic Ice,’ new live daily figure skating preview show on NBCSN.”
Fareed will host daytime NBCSN coverage, and Roggin will host curling on CNBC, both from NBC Sports Group’s International Broadcast Center in Stamford, Conn.
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