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2016 Olympics Viewers Guide: What to Watch on TV Tonight

Michael Phelps Simone Biles
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The following Olympic events will be shown tonight, Tuesday August 9, on NBC.

Highlights include:

Women’s soccer (6pm ET/3pm PT — LIVE on NBCSN, NBC Universo, Olympic Soccer Channel)

The United States takes on Colombia in this exciting matchup.

Women’s all-around gymnastics team final (8pm ET/PT — TAPED on NBC)

U.S. gymnasts, from left, Aly Raisman, Madison Kocian, Lauren Hernandez and Simone Biles wait for the score during the artistic gymnastics women's qualification at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sunday, Aug. 7, 2016. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Simone Biles, Aly Raisman, Gabby Douglas, Laurie Hernandez and Madison Kocian will look to win the United States’ second consecutive gold medal. Standout Biles will compete in all four events, while 2012 Olympic darling and individual all-around gold medalist Gabby Douglas will take the uneven bars. Raisman and Hernandez have dynamic floor routines you can’t miss.

Competition will come from perennial powerhouse Russia and Japan.

Men’s 200m Butterfly Final (9:28pm ET LIVE, 9:28pm PT TAPED on NBC)

Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympic swimmer of all time, looks to extend his medal count in the men’s 200m butterfly final. He’s face rivals Laszlo Cseh from Hungary and Chad le Clos from South Africa. The race is Phelps’s first individual final of the 2016 Rio Games, his fifth Olympics.

Other primetime events (all times Eastern)

Men’s 100m Freestyle Semi (9:03 PM)
Women’s 200m Freestyle Final (9:19 PM)
Women’s 200m Butterfly Semi (9:37 PM)
Men’s 200m Breaststroke Semi (10:03 PM)
Women’s 200m Individual Medley Final (10:29 PM)
Men’s 4x200m Freestyle Final (10:38 PM)

A complete schedule of events can be found here.