Day 7 Olympic TV Highlights: Team Canada versus Switzerland
An average of 6.2 million viewers watched Team Canada’s Mens Hockey team play Norway on Tuesday night with nearly 9 million watching the final minute of the game.
Todays scheduled television events include: Ladies 1000m speed skating, mens and womens curling, skeleton and, of course, Team Canada’s hockey game against Switzerland.
The following is Day 7 schedule of evnts from the Olympic Broadcast Media Consortium subject to change.
Long Track Speed Skating: Ladies’ 1000m – 2009 World Champion Christine Nesbitt and Vancouver 2010 3000m bronze medallist Kristina Groves could share the podium as they both race for the gold (CTV, V, CTVOlympics.ca, RDSolympiques.ca)
Curling: Men’s – Following a strong start on Day 5 in which they went 2-0, Team Canada looks to continue its winning streak as it takes on Sweden in the first of two matches today (Rogers Sportsnet, V, CTVOlympics.ca, RDSolympiques.ca)
Curling: Women’s – Canadian skip Cheryl Bernard, now 2-0, leads her team against Germany (TSN, RIS Info Sports, CTVOlympics.ca, RDSolympiques.ca)
Hockey: Men’s – Sid The Kid leads Team Canada in a quest for redemption against Team Switzerland, which beat Canada during the round robin in Turin 2006 (CTV, RDS, OMNI-Italian/Cantonese/Punjabi, APTN, THE FAN Radio Network, Corus Québec, CTVOlympics.ca, RDSolympiques.ca)
Figure Skating: Men’s – Defending Olympic Games gold medallist Evgeni Plushenko of Russia leads by a slight margin after the short program; Canadian Patrick Chan sits seventh heading into the free skate (CTV, TSN, V, ATN-Punjabi, CTVOlympics.ca, RDSolympiques.ca)
Curling: Men’s – In its second match of the day, Team Canada takes on France (Rogers Sportsnet, RDS, CTVOlympics.ca, RDSolympiques.ca)
Skeleton: Men’s and Women’s – Olympic Games bronze medallist Mellisa Hollingsworth, Olympic Games silver medallist Jeff Pain, and three-time World Cup gold medallist Jon Montgomery are on the fast track to the podium as they take their qualifying runs on the fastest track in the world (RIS Info Sports, OLN, ATN-Tamil, CTVOlympics.ca, RSDolympiques.ca)
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