2008 Summer Olympic Games : Season 1

  • Network: NBC
  • Series Premiere Date: Aug 8, 2008
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Summary: On August 8, 2008, the Summer Olympics commenced in Beijing, China. The Games of the XXIX Olympiad were an incredible testament to the human spirit, and served to celebrate the innate sense of competition, teamwork, and pride that is found within all humankind. The Olympic Games were broadcast on the following NBC Universal Networks: USA, MSNBC, CNBC, Oxygen, Telemundo and Universal HD, as well as NBCOlympics.com. Among the highlights of the Games were American Michael Phelps' record-setting eight gold medals in swimming, Jamaican Usain Bolt's world record in the 100m dash, Natalie du Toit of South Africa competing in the Olympic open water swimming marathon on an amputated leg, and the spectacular Opening Ceremony.


Network: NBC
Genre(s): Sports
Seasons: 1
Cast Credit
Craig Sager Reporter - Basketball
Alex Flanagan Host - CNBC And USA Network Telecasts
Matt Lauer Host
Fred Roggin Host - CNBC
Matt Vasgersian Host - USA Network Telecasts
Bob Costas Primetime Host
Mary Carillo Host - Late Night Telecasts, Olympic Correspondent
Jim Lampley Anchor - Afternoon Telecasts
Jimmy Roberts Olympic Correspondent
Melissa Stark Anchor - MSNBC Telecasts
Bob Papa Announcer - Boxing
Dan Hicks Host
Lindsay Czarniak Host - Oxygen Telecasts, NBC Sports Desk Reporter
Cris Collinsworth Olympic Correspondent
Doug Collins Announcer - Basketball
Bill Patrick Host - MSNBC Telecasts
Matt Devlin Announcer - Wrestling
Teddy Atlas Announcer - Boxing
Mike Breen Announcer - Basketball
Heather Cox Reporter - Volleyball
Joe Magrane Announcer - Baseball
Rulon Gardner Announcer - Wrestling