Prime Television is proud to offer New Zealand viewers exclusive and continuous free-to-air coverage from the London 2012 Olympic Games.
Prime’s Olympic broadcast will be the most coverage ever seen on free-to-air television in New Zealand with 23.5 hours per day, taking a half hour break for Prime News: First at 5.30 each evening.
An experienced team led by veteran broadcaster Eric Young will host Prime’s broadcast live from the Auckland studio, with Melodie Robinson, Scotty Stevenson and Clint Brown also ensuring viewers are up-to-date around the clock.
Then the real fun begins, as the Opening Ceremony beams live into New Zealand living rooms morning of July 28th at 8am… and the London 2012 Olympic Games will officially be declared ‘open’!
Join Eric Young for exclusive free-to-air coverage of the latest from the London 2012 Olympic Games, live from our Auckland studio.
His expert coverage will include the build up to the next day of competition, plus select live coverage and highlights.
Eric Young – Prime News: First At 5:30 & 8.00pm – 10.30pm
If you’re a night owl, Clint Brown hosts continuing coverage well into thewee small hours, keeping you up to date with the latest from London.
Clint Brown 10.30pm – 8.00am
Do you value your sleep? If so, join Melodie Robinson from 8am each day as our extensive coverage continues.
At midday, Melodie hosts a special highlights package to ensure you’re totally up to date with the best action from the each day of competition including Medal Ceremonies and the latest news on our Kiwi athletes.
Melodie Robinson 8.00am – 3.00pm
Scotty Stevenson hosts the build-up to Prime News First At 5.30 and follows up with an early evening highlights show. It’s perfectly timed for your daily Olympic fix, ensuring you’re up to date for tomorrow’s water cooler talk.
Scotty Stevenson 3.00pm – 7.30pm
THE CROWD GOES WILD
We’re unleashing your favourite sports show onto your screen seven days a week (yes, you read right) at the extra special time of 7.30pm.
Andrew Mulligan and James McOnie will be wreaking havoc on the ground in London, delivering their own cheeky take on the Olympic Games.
Due to a couple of small DIY commitments, Mark Richardson has to stay in Auckland and hold down the fort with Hayley Holt.
The Crowd Goes Wild 7.30pm – 8.00pm