The couch potato's guide to the Rio Games: August 8, 2016

NBC — Rowing - Qualifying Heats (LIVE); Men’s Water Polo - U.S. vs. Spain (LIVE); Swimming - Qualifying Heats (LIVE); Canoe/Kayak - Whitewater Qualifying (LIVE); Women’s Volleyball - U.S. vs. Netherlands (LIVE); Men’s Beach Volleyball - Gibb/Patterson (U.S.) vs. Huber/Seidl (Austria) (LIVE); Canoe/Kayak - Whitewater Qualifying, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Men’s Diving - Platform Synchronized Gold Medal Final; Men’s Gymnastics - Team Gold Medal Finals; Swimming (LIVE): Women’s 200m Freestyle - Semifinals, Men’s 200m Freestyle - Gold Medal Final, Women’s 100m Backstroke - Gold Medal Final, Men’s 100m Backstroke - Gold Medal Final, Women’s 100m Breaststroke - Gold Medal Final, Men’s 200m Butterfly - Semifinals, Women’s 200m Individual Medley - Semifinals; Women’s Beach Volleyball - Walsh Jennings/Ross (U.S.) vs. Wang/Yue (China) (LIVE), 5-9 p.m. Canoe/Kayak - Whitewater Qualifying, 9:35-10:35 p.m.

NBCSN — Women’s Field Hockey - U.S. vs. Australia (LIVE); Women’s Fencing - Individual Sabre Round of 32; Women’s Basketball - U.S. vs. Spain (LIVE); Women’s Fencing - Individual Sabre Quarterfinals; Women’s Rugby - Semifinals (LIVE); Table Tennis - Singles Third Round; Women’s Fencing - Individual Sabre Gold Medal Finals (LIVE); Archery - Individual Eliminations; Men’s Basketball - U.S. vs. Venezuela (LIVE); Men’s Water Polo - Croatia vs. Montenegro (LIVE); Weightlifting - Gold Medal Finals; Women’s Volleyball - Brazil vs. Argentina (LIVE); Boxing - Elimination Matches, 6 a.m.-9 p.m.

USA — Equestrian - Eventing, Cross Country (LIVE); Equestrian - Eventing, Cross Country (LIVE); Table Tennis - Singles Third Round; Beach Volleyball - Preliminary Round (LIVE); Women’s Handball - Spain vs. Romania, 6 a.m.-2 p.m.

MSNBC — Beach Volleyball - Preliminary Round (LIVE); Women’s Volleyball - China vs. Italy; Men’s Basketball - Serbia vs. Australia (LIVE); Men’s Shooting - Trap Gold Medal Final; Judo - Gold Medal Finals (LIVE); Sailing, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

CNBC — Men’s Water Polo - Hungary vs. Australia; Women’s Rugby - Bronze Medal and Gold Medal Final (LIVE); Beach Volleyball - Preliminary Round; Table Tennis - Singles Fourth Round, 2-5 p.m.

GOLF CHANNEL — Golf Central Live From the Olympics, 6 a.m.-noon & 3-5 p.m.

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

NBC BASKETBALL CHANNEL — Men’s Basketball - Serbia vs. Australia (LIVE), U.S. vs. Venezuela (LIVE), Nigeria vs. Argentina (LIVE); Women’s Basketball - Spain vs. U.S. (LIVE), Serbia vs. Canada, Japan vs. Brazil, Senegal vs. China, 8 a.m.-10 p.m.

TELEMUNDO — Beach Volleyball - Preliminary Round; Boxing - Elimination Matches; Basketball; Boxing - Elimination Matches, 7:30 a.m.-noon.

NBC UNIVERSO — Volleyball; Basketball; Boxing - Elimination Matches, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.