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Olympics 2012 Opening Ceremony: TV Schedule, Watch Online, Live Updates And More

It's not going to be possible to watch the Opening Ceremony for the 2012 London Olympics if you're trying to see it on TV at its actual starting time. An NBC tape delay will knock the starting time on American television back three and a half hours from its official starting time of 4 p.m. ET -- 9 p.m. local time in England -- to 7:30 p.m. ET.

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Though the Opening Ceremony will not be among them, most events in the Olympics will be streamed live on the internet at, assuming you meet their restriction. According to the site, you can stream most events only 'with a cable, satellite or telco TV subscription that includes MSNBC and CNBC'.

For more Olympics coverage, you can stick with this SB Nation Minnesota stream, or check out SB Nation's Olympic hub. You can also watch SB Nation's YouTube channel:

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