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2012 London Olympics: Day 2 TV Schedule, Streaming Information And More

The 2012 London Olympic Games officially began early Saturday morning (Friday evening on the East Coast) with a dramatic lighting of the Olympic torch, and as you read this events are already being broadcast by NBC and their family of networks.

Grab a large cup of coffee, maybe two, as the first day of official competition has an overflowing schedule. All broadcast times listed below are live unless otherwise indicated. Viewers with a cable, satellite, or telco subscription can also view all of Saturday's events live online by going here.

4 a.m.--Women's Beach Volleyball, NBC Sports Network; Women's Basketball (China vs. Czech Republic), NBC Basketball

5 a.m.-- Men's Cycling Road Race, NBC; Women's Badminton, NBC Sports Network (tape)

6 a.m. -- Shooting, NBC Sports Network; Women's Basketball (Canada vs. Russia), NBC Basketball

6:45 a.m. -- Women's Volleyball (China vs. Serbia), NBC Sports Network

7 a.m.-- Women's Soccer (Japan vs. Sweden), MSNBC, NBC Soccer; Tennis, Bravo

8:15 a.m.--Fencing, NBC Sports Network

8:30 a.m. -- Boxing, CNBC

8:45 a.m. -- Women's Handball (Spain vs. North Korea), NBC Sports Network

9 a.m. -- Table Tennis, MSNBC (tape)

9:30 a.m. -- Women's Soccer (New Zealand vs. Brazil), NBC Sports Network, NBC Soccer; Women's Basketball (Turkey vs. Angola), NBC Basketball; Fencing, MSNBC (tape)

10:45 a.m. -- Women's Soccer (Canada vs. South Africa), MSNBC

11 a.m.--Swimming, NBC (tape)

11:15 a.m.-- Table Tennis, NBC Sports Network (tape)

11:30 a.m.-- Men's Beach Volleyball, MSNBC

11:45 a.m.-- Women's Basketball (USA vs. Croatia) NBC, NBC Basketball

12 p.m.-- Women's Soccer (USA vs. Colombia), NBC Sports Network, NBC Soccer

12:15 p.m.-- Women's Soccer (Great Britain vs. Cameroon), MSNBC

1:30 p.m.--Swimming, NBC (tape)

1:45 p.m.--Equestrian, NBC Sports Network (tape)

2 p.m.-- Women's Table Tennis, MSNBC (tape)

2:30 p.m.-- Rowing, NBC (tape)

2:45 p.m.-- Women's Soccer (France vs. North Korea) NBC Sports Network, NBC Soccer; Fencing, MSNBC (tape)

3 p.m.-- Women's Volleyball (USA vs. South Korea), NBC; Women's Basketball (Brazil vs. France), NBC Basketball

3:30 p.m.-- Boxing, CNBC

3:45 p.m.-- Badminton, MSNBC

4:30 p.m.-- Women's Handball (Norway vs. France), NBC Sports Network; Women's Soccer (Canada vs. South Africa), NBC Soccer

5 p.m.-- Women's Basketball (Australia vs. Great Britain), NBC Basketball; Men's Beach Volleyball, NBC

5:45 p.m.-- Archery, NBC Sports Network (tape)

8 p.m.-- Swimming (Men's and Women's 400m IM, Women's 4 x 100m relay, Men's 400m freestyle), Men's Gymnastics (team qualification), Women's Beach Volleyball, NBC (tape)

For more on the Olympics, head over to SB Nation's London 2012 Olympics Hub.

Photographs by, thelastminute, turtlemom nancy , fesek, kthypryn, justinwright, sue_elias, pointnshoot, and scrapstothefuture used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.