The LIVE television schedule for the 2008 Olympic Softball competition was recently announced by NBC. The USA Softball Women’s National Team will begin competition on August 12 on CNBC at midnight (EDT) as the 32-game slate spans from August 12-21 at the Fengtai Softball Field in Beijing, China.
The three-time defending Olympic Gold Medal winning team will look to defend its title by playing seven round robin games before looking to advance to the playoffs on August 20 and the grand final on August 21. Six of the seven round robin games for the U.S. will be televised live on CNBC with a seventh game airing live on MSNBC.
ALL TIMES AND NETWORKS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE!
The most updated information will always be available on the NBC Olympics website.
USA Softball Television Schedule for 2008 Beijing Olympic Games
NOTE: Beijing, China is 12 hours ahead of Eastern Daylight Time.
Tuesday, August 12
USA vs. Venezuela, Noon Local (Midnight EDT), CNBC & CNBC HD
Wednesday, August 13
USA vs. Australia, Noon Local (Midnight EDT), CNBC & CNBC HD
Thursday, August 14
USA vs. Canada, Noon Local (Midnight EDT), CNBC & CNBC HD
Friday, August 15
USA vs. Japan, Noon Local (Midnight EDT), CNBC & CNBC HD
Saturday, August 16
USA vs. Chinese Taipei, Noon Local (Midnight EDT), CNBC & CNBC HD
Sunday, August 17
USA vs. Netherlands, 7:30 p.m. Local (7:30 a.m. EDT), MSNBC & MSNBC HD
Monday, August 18
USA vs. China, Noon Local (Midnight EDT), CNBC & CNBC HD
Tuesday, August 19
Wednesday, August 20
GM 1: Seed 1 vs Seed 2, 9:30 a.m. Local (9:30 pm EDT), CNBC & CNBC HD
GM 2: Seed 3 vs Seed 4, Noon Local (Midnight EDT), CNBC & CNBC HD
GM 3: Loser of GM 1 vs Winner of GM 2, 5 p.m. Local (5 am EDT), MSNBC & MSNBC HD
Thursday, August 21
Grand Final Game, 6:30 p.m. Local (6:30 am EDT), USA & USA HD