NBC actually desires anybody with a tv to observe the upcoming 2018 Winter Olympics. The community has been firing on all cylinders and doing every part it may well to verify individuals watch, even when which means collaborating with a competitor. The Peacock Community teamed up with Netflix and launched a sequence centered round Staff U.S.A. in an effort to get individuals pumped for the Video games. Starting on January 15, Netflix subscribers can watch Go for the Gold and Meet Staff USA to study extra about these competing within the Winter Video games.
Go for the Gold and Meet Staff USA will middle on the athletes of Staff U.S.A. with an emphasis on individuals like Shaun White, Lindsey Vonn, Mikaela Shiffrin, and Nathan Chen, amongst others. The sequence is damaged up into two episodes, the primary of which runs 30 minutes lengthy with the second episode operating barely longer at 32 minutes. Each episodes of the sequence, that are hosted by NBC Sports activities commentator Carolyn Manno, shall be up from now till the tip of the Winter Video games, which conclude on Sunday, February 25.
Whereas Go for the Gold and Meet Staff USA focus on the Winter Video games a good bit, additionally they showcase the edges of the US’ athletes that those that watch the Video games do not all the time get to see. Of us who tune into the sequence will see issues like Mikaela Shiffrin singing whereas enjoying the acoustic guitar, in addition to a bulk of the athletes operating down an inventory of accidents they’ve sustained all through miscellaneous competitions and coaching. Viewers will hear tales detailing the background of athletes, like how male determine skater Nathan Chen found his love of figure skating and the way he is shortly changing into the most important factor within the sport.
Information of Go for the Gold and Meet Staff USA on Netflix is the newest announcement from NBC concerning the particular methods will probably be selling the Olympics. The community not too long ago revealed that its protection of this 12 months’s Tremendous Bowl shall be heavily loaded with 2018 Winter Olympics protection in addition to the soccer motion. NBC is projecting to make about double the ad-revenue all through the Winter Olympics that the Tremendous Bowl will carry on this 12 months, so it is sensible the community is pulling out all of the stops to make sure everyone seems to be conscious the video games are beginning subsequent month. In fact, in all this promotion, NBC might run the danger of getting viewers burnt out on the video games earlier than they even begin, though that does not seem more likely to occur at this level.
Go for the Gold and Meet Staff USA are currently available to stream on Netflix. NBC’s primetime protection of the 2018 Winter Olympic Video games will kick off on NBC Thursday, February eight. For an inventory of reveals premiering or returning to tv to observe till then, head on over to our midseason premiere guide. For a verbal walkthrough of every part else coming to Netflix in January, take a look at this episode of The Cord Cutter Podcast.