The couch potato's guide to the Rio Games on NBC: Aug. 5 Opening Ceremony

SATURDAY

NBC: Rowing – Qualifying Heats (LIVE); Men’s Cycling – Road Race (LIVE); Men’s Water Polo – U.S. vs. Croatia (LIVE); Men’s Cycling – Road Race (LIVE); Swimming – Qualifying Heats (LIVE); Rowing – Qualifying Heats; Men’s Beach Volleyball – Gibb/Patterson (U.S.) vs. Jefferson/Cherif (Qatar) (LIVE); Women’s Volleyball – U.S. vs. Puerto Rico (LIVE), 5 a.m.-3 p.m.

Men’s Gymnastics-Team Competition; Swimming (LIVE): Men’s 400m Individual Medley – Gold Medal Final, Men’s 400m Freestyle – Gold Medal Final, Women’s 400m Individual Medley – Gold Medal Final, Women’s 100m Butterfly – Semifinals, Men’s 100m Breaststroke – Semifinals, Women’s 4x100m Freestyle Relay – Gold Medal Final; Women’s Beach Volleyball – Walsh Jennings/Ross (U.S.) vs. Artacho Del Solar/Laird (Australia) (LIVE), 5 p.m.-9 p.m.

Men’s Gymnastics -Team Competition, 9:30-10:30 p.m.

NBCSN: Men’s Archery – Team Round of 16 (LIVE); Women’s Shooting – 10m Air Rifle Gold Medal Final (LIVE); Beach Volleyball –Preliminary Round (LIVE); Women’s Rugby – U.S. vs. Fiji (LIVE); Men’s Basketball – Australia vs. France (LIVE); Beach Volleyball –Preliminary Round; Men’s Water Polo – Spain vs. Italy; Women’s Soccer – U.S. vs. France (LIVE); Men’s Basketball – U.S. vs. China (LIVE); Judo – Gold Medal Finals; Women’s Weightlifting – 48kg Gold Medal Final; Women’s Soccer –Brazil vs. Sweden (LIVE); Table Tennis – Singles First and Second Rounds; Boxing – Elimination Matches, 6 a.m.-9 p.m..

MSNBC: Beach Volleyball – Preliminary Round; Women’s Handball – Norway vs. Brazil; Table Tennis – Singles First Round; Men’s Archery – Team Gold Medal Final (LIVE), 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

USA: Equestrian –Eventing, Dressage; Women’s Field Hockey – U.S. vs. Argentina (LIVE); Beach Volleyball – Preliminary Round (LIVE); Women’s Fencing – Individual Epee Gold Medal Final, Noon-5 p.m.

CNBC: Women’s Rugby – U.S. vs. Colombia (LIVE), Preliminary Round match TBA; Women’s Soccer –Germany vs. Australia (LIVE), 2-5 p.m.

BRAVO: Tennis (LIVE), 6:30 a.m.- 7 p.m.

TELEMUNDO: Boxing – Elimination Matches; Volleyball; Swimming – Qualifying Heats; Beach Volleyball – Preliminary Round, 8 a.m.-1 p.m.

NBC UNIVERSO: Women’s Soccer – U.S. vs. France (LIVE); Basketball; Boxing – Elimination Matches, 1-5 p.m.

NBC BASKETBALL CHANNEL: Men’s Basketball – Australia vs. France (LIVE), Australia vs. France Encore, China vs. U.S. (LIVE), Venezuela vs. Serbia (LIVE); Women’s Basketball – Turkey vs. France (LIVE), China vs. Canada, Brazil vs. Australia, Belarus vs. Japan, 8 a.m.-10 p.m.

NBC SOCCER CHANNEL: Women’s Soccer – Canada vs. Zimbabwe (LIVE), U.S. vs. France (LIVE), Russia vs. China (LIVE), Germany vs. Australia, Brazil vs. Sweden (LIVE), Colombia vs. New Zealand, 11 a.m.-10 p.m.