NBC Sports Launches Weekly Tokyo Olympics Podcast Series ‘The Podium’


NBC Sports has announced the launch of a weekly podcast series ‘The Podium.’

The Podium by NBC Sports taking listeners inside this summer’s Tokyo Olympics, launched on May 4 is available now and is produced by NBC Sports Audio in collaboration with Boombox Group.

The Podium will be a12-episode series hosted by Lauren Shehadi, explores stories that have come to define past Olympic Games and will ultimately shape the Summer Games in Tokyo.

New episode of The Podium available each Tuesday in the lead up to the Tokyo Olympics this summer, Shehadi speaks with athletes and experts who have first-hand Olympic experience.

The Podium series shifts to daily episodes with The Podium Daily, dropping a new episode each day throughout the 17-day Olympic Games until the Closing Ceremony beginning July 23 with the 2021 Tokyo Olympics Opening Ceremony.

The Podium debut episode on May 4, “The Power of the Torch,” launches the series by discussing the significance of the Olympic torch.

The Podium by NBC Sports weekly broadcast schedule:

Release Date Title
May 4 The Power of the Torch
May 11 Transformed by Tech
May 18 Aching for Gold
May 25 Routinely Great
June 1 New Kids on The Podium
June 8 A Family Affair
June 15 Big in Japan
June 22 Winning Silver Losing Gold
June 29 Women of Tokyo
July 6 Experience and Youth
July 13 Olympic Waiting Rooms
July 20 Ceremony Do’s and Don’ts
July 23 The Podium Daily begins

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