Olympics – 2004 Summer Games Athens










HD Coverage* *HD coverage is NOT recorded in HD quality. This is the special HD programming provided by NBC.









Inventory Number Event Sports Network Comments** Source
251-O04 Opening Ceremonies, Pt. 1. Friday, August 13, 2004.
NBC-HD The HD coverage is quite complete with less commentary (by different anouncers) than the NBC standard broadcast. Tape
252-O04 Opening Ceremonies, Pt. 2. Friday, August 13, 2004. Swimming - Day 1, Pt.1. Saturday, August 14, 2004. Swimming NBC-HD The HD coverage is quite complete with less commentary (by different anouncers) than the NBC standard broadcast. Tape
253-O04 Closing Ceremonies. Sunday, August 29, 2004.
NBC-HD The HD coverage is quite complete with less commentary (by different anouncers) than the NBC standard broadcast. Tape
266-O04 Swimming – Day 1, Pt. 2. Saturday, August 14, 2004 Swimming NBC-HD Men's - 400m freestyle heats; 100m breaststroke heats; 400m IM, finals; 400m freestyle, finals; 100m breaststroke, semi's. Women's – 400m IM, heats; 4 x 100m freestyle relay, heats; 100m butterfly, semi's; 400 IM, final. Tape
267-O04 Swimming – Day 1, Pt. 3. Saturday, August 14, 2004. Swimming – Day 2, Pt. 1. Sunday, August 15, 2004 Swimming NBC-HD Women's – 4 x 100m freestyle, final. Women's – 100m backstroke, heats. Men's – 200m freestyle, heats. Women's – 100m breaststroke, heats. Men's – 100m backstroke, heats. Women's – 400m freestyle, heat. Men's – 4 x 100m freestyle heat. Tape
268-O04 Swimming – Day 2, Pt. 2. Sunday, August 15, 2004. Swimming – Day 3, Pt 1. Monday, August 16, 2004. Swimming NBC-HD Various medal ceremonies. Women's – 100m backstroke, semis; 100m butterfly, semi's. Men's - 400m freestyle, final. Women's – 100m breaststroke, semi's. Men's – 100m backstroke, semi's. Women's 400m freestyle, final. Men's – 4x100m freestyle relay, final. Women's – 200m freestyle, heats. Men's - 200mbutterfly, heats. Tape
269-O04 Swimming – Day 3, Pt. 2. Monday, August 16, 2004 Swimming NBC-HD Men's – 200m butterfly, heats. Women's 200m medley, heats; 200m freestyle, semi's. Men's – 200m freestyle, semi's & final. Women's – 100m backstroke, final. Men's – 100m backstroke, final. Women's – 100m breaststroke, final. Mens – 200m butterfly, semi's. Women's – 200m medley, semi's. Tape
270-O04 Swimming – Day 3, Pt. 3 (5 min.). Monday, August 16, 2004. Swimming – Day 4, Pt. 1. Tuesday, August 17, 2004. Swimming NBC-HD Men's – 100m freestyle, heats. Women's – 200m butterfly, heats. Men's – 200m breaststroke, heats; 4x200m freestyle relay, heats; 100m freestyle, semi's. Women's - 200m freestyle, final. Men's – 200m butterfly, final. Women's – 200m butterfly, semi's. Tape
271-O04 Swimming – Day 4, Pt. 2. Tuesday, August 17, 2004. Swimming – Day 5, Pt. 1. Wednesday, August 18, 2004. Swimming NBC-HD Women's – 200m butterfly, semi's. Men's – 200m breastroke, semi's. Women's - 200m medley, final. Men's – 4x200 freestyle relay, final. Women's – 100m freestyle, heats. Men's – 200m backstroke, heats. Women's – 200m breaststroke, heats. Men's - 200m medley, heats. Women's – 4x100m freestyle relay, heats. Tape
272-O04 Swimming – Day 5, Pt. 2. Wednesday, August 18, 2004. Swimming NBC-HD Women's – 4x200m freestyle relay, heats. Men's – 200m breaststroke, final. Women's- 100m freestyle, semi's. Men's – 200m backstroke, semi's. Women's – 200m butterfly, final. Men's – 100m freestyle, final. Women's – 200m breaststroke, semi's. Men's – 200m medley, semi's. Women's – 4x200 freestyle relay, final. Tape
273-O04 Swimming – Day 5, Pt. 3. Wednesday, August 18, 2004. Swimming – Day 6, Pt 1. Thursday, August 19, 2004. Swimming NBC-HD Various medal ceremonies. Men's – 50m freestyle, heats. Women's – 800m freestyles, heats. Men's – 100m butterfly, heats. Women's – 200m backstroke, heats. Men's 50m freestyle, semi's. Women's 200m breaststroke, final. Men's – 200m backstroke, final. Women's – 200m backstroke, semi's. Tape
274-O04 Swimming – Day 6, Pt. 2. Thursday, August 19, 2004. Swimming – Day 7, Pt. 1. Friday, August 20, 2004. Swimming NBC-HD Several Medal Ceremonies. Men's – 200m medley, final. Women's – 100m freestyle, final. Men's – 100m butterfly, semi's. Women's – 200m backstroke, final. Men's – 100m butterfly, final. Women's – 800m freestyle, final. Men's – 50m freestyle, final. Women's - 50m freestyle, semi's. Tape
276-O04 Swimming – Day 8. Saturday, August 21, 2004. Post Olympic and Today Show Interviews. Swimming NBC-HD NBC Swimming – Day 8. Interviews. Jay Leno - 10/04/04, Michael Phelps. TODAY SHOW 08/12/04, Michael Phelps, Lenny Krazelburg. 08/13/04, Jenny Thompson, Ian Thorpe. 08/15/04, Eric Vendt, Kara Lynn Joyce, Amanda Weir. 08/16/04, Mark Spitz, Kaitlyn Sandeno. Bad video patch – 1:50. Tape
254-O04 Gymnastics – Day 1. Saturday, August 14, 2004 Men's Qualification – Pt. 1. NBC-HD Subdivision 1 - USA, Russia, Spain, Roumania, Italy. Subdivision 2 (beginning) – Germany. Tape
255-O04 Gymnastics – Day 1. Saturday, August 14, 2004. Gymnastics – Day 2. Sunday, August 15, 2004. Men's Qualification – Pt. 2. Women's Qualification – Pt. 1. NBC-HD Men's subdivision 2 and/or 3, Pt. 2 – Germany, China, Japan, Ukraine, Korea, mixed. Women's subdivision 1 – Russia, Great Britain, North Korea, mixed. Tape
256-O04 Gymnastics – Day 2. Sunday, August 15, 2004. Women's Qualification – Pt. 2. NBC-HD Subdivision 1 (end) - Russia. Subdivision 2 – Roumania, USA, Canada, Ukraine. Subdivision 3 – China, Australia, mixed. Tape
257-O04 Gymnastics – Day 2. Sunday, August 15, 2004. Gymnastics – Day 3. Monday, August 16, 2004. Women's Qualification – Pt. 3. Men's Team Final – Pt. 1. NBC-HD Women's subdivision 4 (5 min.) – France, mixed. Men's Team Finals - Pt. 1. Tape
258-O04 Gymnastics – Day 3. Monday, August 16, 2004. Gymnastics – Day 4. Tuesday, August 17, 2004. Men's Team Final – Pt. 2. Women's Team Final – Pt. 1. NBC-HD Men's Team Final – Pt. 2. women's Team Final – Pt. 1. Tape
259-O04 Gymnastics – Day 4. Tuesday, August 17, 2004. Women's Team Final – Pt. 2 NBC-HD Women's Team Final – Pt. 2. Tape
260-O04 Gymnastics – Day 5. Wednesday, August 18, 2004. Women's Team Final – Repeat. Men's All-Around, Pt. 1. NBC-HD Women's Team Final – Repeat. Men's All-Around, Pt. 1. Tape
261-O04 Gymnastics – Day 5. Wednesday, August 18, 2004. Gymnastics – Day 6. Thursday, August 19, 2004. Men's All-Around – Pt. 2. Men's All-Around – Repeat (not complete). Women's All-Around – Pt. 1. NBC-HD Men's All-Around – Pt. 2 and Repeat (not complete). Women's All-Around – Pt. 1. Tape
262-O04 Gymnastics – Day 6. Thursday, August 19, 2004. Gymnastics – Day 7. Friday, August 20, 2004. Gymnastics – Day 9. Sunday, August 22, 2004. Women's All-around. Event Finals – men and women. NBC-HD Day 6 – Women's All-around, Pt. 2. Day 7 – Women's All-around, Highlights. Day 9 – Event finals, Men's Floor, Women's Vault (no medal cermony). Tape
263-O04 Gymnastics – Day 9. Sunday, August 22, 2004. Gymnastics – Day 10. Monday, August 23, 2004. Event Finals NBC-HD Day 9 - Event Finals – Women's Vault (medal ceremony). Men's Pommel Horse, Women's Uneven Bars, Men's Still Rings. Day 10 – Event Finals – Men's Vault, pt. 1. Tape
264-O04 Gymnastics – Day 10. Monday, August 23, 2004. Event Finals NBC-HD Men's Vault – Pt. 2. Women's Balance Beam. Men's Parallel Bars. Women's Floor (Balance beam medal ceremony stuck in the middle). Men's High Bar – Pt. 1 (to Paul Hamm). Tape
265-O04 Gymnastics – Day 10. Monday, August 23, 2004. Gymnastics – Day 11. Tuesday, August 24, 2004. Event Finals. Gala NBC-HD Men's High Bar – Pt. 2 (from Paul Hamm). Gala (missing last 5 minutes). Tape
275-O04 Gymnastics – Day 11. Tuesday, August 24, 2004. Post Olympic interviews. Today Show interviews. Gala. NBC-HD. Various. NBC Gymnastics Gala (last 5 minutes). Post Olympics – Jay Leno – 09/03/04, Morgan & Paul Hamm. Ellen Degeneres – 09/08/04, Paul Hamm. Ellen DeGeneres – 09/10/04, Carly Patterson & US Team. CNN Saturday Morning – 09/08/04, Carly Patterson & Courtney Kupets. TODAY SHOW 08/12/04- US women's team. 08/16/04 – teampPreview, Dagget, Conner, Vidmar. 08/17/04 – men's silver, women's team preview – Karolyi. 08/18/04 – Mary Lou, women's silver. 08/19/04 – Paul Hamm, Nadia Commenici, Elfie Schlegel. 08/20/04 – Carly Patterson, women's team, Mrs. Patterson. 08/22/04 – Paul Hamm story. 08/23/04 – Bob Colorassi. 08/24/04 – Paul Hamm. Tape
277-O04 Diving – Day 1. Saturday, August 14, 2004. Diving – Day 3. Monday, August 16, 2004. Diving – Men's NBC-HD Day 1 – Men's Synchro, 10m Platform. Day 3 – Men's Synchro, 3m Springboard. Tape
278-O04 Diving – Day 7. Friday, August 20, 2004. Diving – Day 8, Pt. 1. Saturday, August 21, 2004. Diving – Women's NBC-HD Day 7 – Women's, 10m Platform Preliminaries (starts on round 3). Day 8, Pt. 1 – Women's, 10m Platform (semi-finals). Tape
279-O04 Diving – Day 8, Pt. 2. Saturday, August 21, 2004. Diving – Day 9, Pt. 1. Sunday, August 22, 2004. Diving – Women's NBC-HD Day 8, Pt. 2 – Women's 10m Platform, semi-finals. Day 9, Pt. 1 – Women's 10m Platform, finals. Tape
280-O04 Diving – Day 9 Pt. 2. Sunday, August 22, 2004. Diving – Day 10. Monday, August 23, 2004. Diving – Day 11, Pt. 1. Tuesday, August 24, 2004. Diving – Men's and Women's NBC-HD Day 9, Pt. 2 – Women's 10m Platform, finals. Day 10 – Men's 3m Springboard, preliminaries. (semifinals not shown on HD channel). Day 11, Pt. 1. Men's 3m Springboard, finals. Tape
281-O04 Diving – Day 11, Pt. 1. Tuesday, August 24, 2004. Diving – Day 12, Pt. 1. Wednesday, August 25, 2004. Diving – Men's and Women's NBC-HD Day 11 – Men's 3m Springboard, finals. Day 12 – Women's 3m Springboard, preliminaries (through round 4). Tape
282-O04 Diving – Day 12, Pt. 2. Wednesday, August 25, 2004. Diving – Day 13. Thursday, August 26, 2004. Diving – Day 14. Friday, August 27, 2004. Synchronized Swimming (bit). Diving – Women's and Men's. Synchronized Swimming. NBC-HD Day 12, Pt. 2 – Women's 3m Springboard, preliminaries. Day 13 – Women's 3m Springboard, finals. Day 14 – Men's 10m Platform, preliminaries. Includes just 5 minutes of synchronized swimming. Tape






HD Coverage* continued




Track and Field





Track and Field – Pre-competition. Day 7, Pt. 1. Friday, August 20, 2004 Track and Field NBC-HD Men's – 1500m, heats. Women's 100m, heats. Heptathlon, day 1, 200m. Men's 400m, heats. Tape

Track and Field – Day 7, Pt. 2. Friday, August 20, 2004. Track and Field NBC-HD Men's – 400m, heats. Women's – 800m, heats. Men's – 10,000m, final. Women's – 5,000m, heat. Tape

Track and Field – Day 7, Pt. 3. Friday, August 20, 2004. Track and Field – Day 8, Pt. 1. Saturday, August 21, 2004. Track and Field NBC-HD Women's – 5,000m, 2nd heat. Women's – 400m, heats. Men's – Discus – qualifying. Men's – 100m, heats. Women's – 100m, semi's. Tape

Track and Field – Day 8, Pt. 2. Saturday, August 21, 2004. Track and Field – Day 9, Pt. 1. Sunday, August 22, 2004. Track and Field NBC-HD Men's – 3,000m Steeplechase, heats. Women's – 100m, final. Women's – 100m hurdles, heats. Men's – 1500m wheelchair, final. Women's – 800m wheelchair, final. Men's 100m, semi's. Women's – 400m hurdles, semi's. Tape

Track and Field – Day 9, Pt. 2. Sunday, August 22, 2004. Track and Field – Day 10, Pt. 1. Monday, August 23, 2004 Track and Field NBC-HD Men's – High Jump, highlights. Men's – 1500m, semi's. Women's – 400m, semi's. Men's – Hammer Throw, highlights. Men's – 100m, final. Decathlon – Day 1, 100m. Women's – 200m, heats. Women's – 20k, race walk. Decathlon – Day 1, long jump. Women's – 100m hurdles. Tape

Track and Field – Day 10, Pt. 2. Monday, August 23, 2004. Track and Field – Day 11, Pt. 1. Tuesday, August 24, 2004. Track and Field NBC-HD Women's – 100m hurdles, semi's. Men's – 400m hurdles, heats. Women's – 200m, heats. Women's – 800m, final. Men's – 400m, final. Decathlon - 110m hurdles. Tape

Track and Field – Day 11, Pt. 2. Tuesday, August 24, 2004. Track and Field NBC-HD Men's – 110m hurdles, heats. Decathlon – discus. Men's – long jump, qualifying. Men's – 200m, heats. Women's – 1500m, heats. Men's – 400m hurdles, semi's. Men's – 3,000m steeplechase, final. Women's – 200m, semi's. Tape

Track and Field – Day 11, Pt. 3. Tuesday, August 24, 2004. Track and Field – Day 12, Pt. 1 (short). Wednesday, August 25, 2004. Track and Field NBC-HD Women's – 200m, semi's. Women's – 110m hurdles, final. Women's – 400m, final. Women's – pole vault, final. Decathlon – 1500m. Men's – 1500m, final. Men's – pole vault, qualifying. Tape

Track and Field – Day 12, Pt. 2. Wednesday, August 25, 2004. This day had sound problems. 2nd hour sound does not match video and some is very soft. Track and Field NBC-HD Men's - pole vault, qualifying. Men's – 800m, heats. Men's – 5,000m, heats. Women's – long jump, qualifying. Tape

Track and Field – Day 12, Pt. 3. Wednesday, August 25, 2004. Sound problems for first ½ hour. Track and Field NBC-HD Women's – long jump, qualifying. Men's 110m hurdles, heats. Men's – 200m, semi's. Women's – 200m, final. Women's – 400m hurdles, final. Tape

Track and Field – Day 13, Pt. 1. Thursday, August 26, 2004. Track and Field NBC-HD Women's – high jump, qualifying. Men's – long jump, final. Women's – 1500m, semi's. Men's – 110m hurdles, semi's. Men's – 800m, semi's. Women's – 100m. Relay, heats. Tape

Track and Field – Day 13, Pt. 2. Thursday, August 26, 2004. Track and Field – Day 14, Pt. 1. Friday, August 27, 2004. Track and Field NBC-HD Women's – 4x100m relay, heats. Men's – javelin, qualifying. Men's – 400m hurdles, final. Men's – 200m, final. Women's – long jump, final. Men's – 4x100m relay, heats. Men's – 4x400m relay, heats. Tape

Track and Field – Day 14, Pt. 2. Friday, August 27, 2004. Track and Field NBC-HD Women's – long jump, final. Men's – 4x400m relay, heats. Men's – 110m hurdles, final. Women's – 10,000m, final. Men's – pole vault, final. Woman's – 4x100m relay, final. Tape

Michael Phelps Encore - Day 13. Thursday, August 26, 2004. Today Show – various dates. Swimming NBC-HD NBC Michael Phelps Encore. Today Show: 8/17/04 – Coughlin, Piersol. 8/18/04 – Vanderkaay, Keller, Phelps family. 8/19/04 – Sandeno, Vollmer, Piper. 8/20/04 – Beard, Piersol. 8/22/04 – Lezak, Hansen, Crocker, Piersal, Spitz. 8/23/04 – Relay interview, Coughlin, Phelps, Hall Jr. and Sr. Tape






News and Fluff




Inventory Number Event Sports Network Comments** Source

Today Show – Various dates various NBC 8/12/04 – Iraqui Soccer Team, breakfast with the athletes, Gymnastics - Blaine Wilson, Judo-Jimmy Pedro, Alex Adrano. 8/13/04 – Opening Preview, Sports Previews – Gymnastics, Swimming, Uniform Preview, George Bush Sr., Nia Vardales. 8/14/04 – Steven Lopez, Laura Wilkinson. 8/15/04 – Overview, Table Tennis – Lupelescu. 8/16/04 – Athletes Village, Phelps Family, May and Walsh, Table Tennis – Tani Ban, Goa Jun. DVR

Today Show – Various dates various NBC 8/17/04 – Butch Johnson, Swimming suits – Janet Evans, Maritza Kareu?, Jimmy Pedra, women's softball team, Rowdy Gaines. 8/18/04 – Fencing – Mariel Zunigas, Jacobson, Kayaking, Overviews, Water Polo, Gymnastics, Shot Put, King Constantine. 8/19/04 – Overviews, Cycling - Dede Berrey, Tyler Hamilton, Bobby Julich, Swimming, Paul Hamm, Shot Put – Adam Nelson, Triple Jump – Tiombe Hurd. DVR

Local Stories from Salt Lake City – KSL. Road to Athens, Historic Mission various KSL, Link Local stories from KSL, Salt Lake City – Rulon Gardner, Tiffany Lott-Hogan, Basketball, Track and Field, Diving, et. al. Road to Athens, Historic Mission – 8/28/04. Story about Aphganny woman in Olympics – DW in focus. Good Story. DVR

Today Show plus Local KSL stories. various NBC, KSL 8/19//04 – Rowing-Men's eight story, Swimming, Palestinian story. 8/20/04 – Local – Jared Rome, Ian Woltz?- discus, overview Synchronized Swimming, Rulon Gardner, Women's Softball Team, Cary Patterson, 5 medalists – Jimmy Pedro, Dede Bary, Rebecca Giddins, Kimberly, Roddy?, Mariel Zigunis-Al Roker birthday, Track Preview, Pins, Odd Stories. 8/22/04 – Overview, Lauren Williams, Behind the scenes. 8/23/04 – Michael Phelps, Rowing-Men's eight Team, Justing Gatlin, Deena Caster. 8/24/04 – Women's Softball Team, Carly Patterson, Paul Hamm, Peter Vidmar, Jeremy Wariner, Michael Johnson. DVR






Standard Broadcast – by date This is the standard broadcast, not in HD.



Inventory Number Event Sports Network Comments** Source

Day 2. Saturday, August 14, 2004 Swimming NBC Swimming – Day 1 DVR

Day 3. Sunday, August 15, 2004 Softball – Womens. Table Tennis Bravo Women's Softball – US vs Australia. Table Tennis. DVR






** Contents are not necessarily complete or in correct order.