NBC to air Paralympic coverage in prime time for first time

FILE – In this Saturday, Sept. 1, 2012 file photo, Jessica Long of the United States poses with her gold medal during the medal ceremony for the women’s 100-meter breaststroke SB7 at the 2012 Paralympics game in London. NBC will air coverage of the Paralympics for the first time in primetime later this summer when the Summer Paralympic Games take place in Tokyo. NBCUniversal announced on Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021 that 1,200 hours of programming will air across NBC’s linear and digital channels.