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2012 Summer Olympics: TV Schedule for Friday, August 3

Abstract: The 2012 London Summer Olympic Games have been exciting up to this point. Check out this television guide to see what events are being aired on U.S. television on Aug. 3.

The 2012 London Summer Olympic Games have already produced many notable moments. For instance, Michael Phelps thrilled viewers when he won a record-breaking 19th Olympic medal. The London Olympics have had their fair share of controversies and scandals as well, highlighted by the disqualification of four badminton doubles teams for intentionally trying to lose.

If you missed these events, don't worry -- the London Olympics are just getting started. You still have time to watch many of your favorite athletes in action. Here is a guide to the Olympic contests that will be aired on U.S. television on Friday, August 3. All times are in EDT. Times and events are subject to change, especially for prime time coverage.

Don't miss

5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Women's basketball preliminary round (Group A): Czech Republic vs. United States, NBCSN
8:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m. Men's swimming, 100-meter butterfly final, NBC (time is variable and depends on the schedules for other primetime events)
8:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m. Women's volleyball preliminary round (Group B), NBC: United States vs. Serbia

Archery

11:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Men's individual final, NBCSN

Badminton

1:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Women's singles semifinal match, MSNBC
2:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Men's singles semifinal match, MSNBC
3:45 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. Mixed doubles final, MSNBC

Basketball

4:00 a.m. - 6:15 a.m. Women's preliminary round (Group A): Angola vs. Croatia, Basketball Channel
6:15 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Women's preliminary round (Group B): Russia vs. Australia, Basketball Channel
8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Women's preliminary round (Group B): Russia vs. Australia (re-air), Basketball Channel
9:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Women's preliminary round (Group B): Brazil vs. Canada, Basketball Channel
11:45 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Women's preliminary round (Group A): Turkey vs. China, Basketball Channel
1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Women's preliminary round (Group B): Brazil vs. Canada (re-air), Basketball Channel
3:00 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. Women's preliminary round (Group B): France vs. Great Britain, Basketball Channel
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Women's preliminary round (Group A): Czech Republic vs. United States, NBCSN
5:15 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Women's preliminary round (Group A): Czech Republic vs. United States, Basketball Channel (also on NBCSN)

Beach Volleyball

4:00 a.m. - 5:00 a.m. Elimination round match, NBCSN
6:30 a.m. - 7:00 a.m. Elimination round match, NBCSN
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Elimination round matches, Telemundo
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Two elimination round matches, NBC

Boxing

3:00 a.m. - 4:00 a.m. Men's lightweight and middleweight elimination matches, CNBC
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Men's boxing, Telemundo
1:45 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Men's welterweight and flyweight elimination matches, NBCSN
2:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Men's welterweight and flyweight elimination matches, NBCSN
4:15 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Men's welterweight and flyweight elimination matches, NBCSN
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Men's welterweight and flyweight elimination matches, CNBC

Canoe/Kayak

12:35 a.m. - 1:35 a.m. Women's K-1 whitewater final, NBC

Diving

8:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m. Women's three meter springboard competitions, NBC (time is variable and depends on the schedules for other prime time events)

Equestrian

12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Dressage qualifying, MSNBC

Gymnastics

12:00 a.m. - 2:30 a.m. Women's all-around final (from Thursday, Aug. 2), Telemundo
1:35 a.m. - 4:30 a.m. Women's all-around final (re-air), NBC

Handball

4:15 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Women's preliminary round (Group B): Denmark vs. Norway, MSNBC

Rowing

10:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Finals in the men's pair, women's double sculls, men's single sculls, and men's quadruple sculls, NBC
3:45 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Finals in the men's pair, women's double sculls, men's single sculls, and men's quadruple sculls (re-air), NBC

Shooting

9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Men's 50-meter prone rifle final, NBCSN

Soccer

7:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Women's quarterfinals (first game): teams TBD, NBC SN
7:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m Women's quarterfinals (first game): teams TBD, Soccer Channel (also on NBCSN)
9:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. Women's quarterfinals (second game): teams TBD, NBCSN
9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Women's quarterfinals (second game): teams TBD, Soccer Channel (also on NBCSN)
12:00 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. Women's quarterfinals (third game): teams TBD, NBCSN
12:00 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. Women's quarterfinals (third game): teams TBD, Soccer Channel (also on NBCSN)
2:15 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. Women's quarterfinals (fourth game): teams TBD, Soccer Channel
2:30 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. Women's quarterfinals (fourth game): teams TBD, NBCSN (also on the Soccer Channel)
4:15 p.m. - 5:45 p.m. Women's quarterfinals: United States vs. TBD (re-air), Soccer Channel
5:45 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Women's quarterfinals: teams TBD (re-air), Soccer Channel

Swimming

12:00 a.m. - 2:30 a.m. Swimming finals (from Thursday, Aug. 2), Telemundo
1:35 a.m. - 4:30 a.m. 200-meter individual medley and perhaps other swimming finals from Aug. 2 (re-air), NBC
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Qualifying heats in multiple swimming events, Telemundo
10:45 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Qualifying heats in the men's 50-meter freestyle, men's 1,500-meter freestyle, men's and women's 4X100 medley events, and possibly in other swimming contests, NBC
2:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Qualifying heats in the men's 50-meter freestyle, men's 1,500 meter freestyle, men's and women's 4X100 medley relay events, and possibly in other swimming contests, NBC
8:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m. Men's 100-meter butterfly final and perhaps other swimming finals, NBC (time is variable and depends on the schedules for other prime time events)

Table Tennis

12:35 a.m. - 1:35 a.m. Men's singles final, NBC

Tennis

7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Semifinal matches for men's singles, women's singles, and mixed doubles, BRAVO
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Coverage of the semifinal tennis matches, Telemundo

Track and Field

9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Coverage of track and field events, Telemundo
10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Qualifying heats in several track and field events, NBC
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Qualifying heats in several track and field events, NBC
4:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Women's 10,000-meter final, NBC
8:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m. Track and field competitions, NBC

Trampoline

9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Qualifying rounds in men's trampoline, MSNBC
8:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m. Men's trampoline final, NBC

Volleyball

5:00 a.m. - 6:30 a.m. Women's preliminary round (Group B): Brazil vs. China, NBCSN
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Coverage of women's volleyball, Telemundo
8:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m. Women's preliminary round (Group B): United States vs. Serbia, NBC

Water Polo

10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Women's preliminary round (Group B): Russia vs. Australia, MSNBC
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Women's preliminary round (Group A): Spain vs. Hungary, MSNBC

Weightlifting

2:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Women's 75-kilogram final, MSNBC
3:00 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Men's 85-kilogram final, MSNBC

-- Anthony Hopper

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