NBC Will Air Opening Ceremony Of Tokyo Olympics Live NBC has announced that they will be showing the opening ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics live on July 23rd at 7 a.m. ET. Tokyo is 13 hours ahead of NY and 16 ahead of LA. The “Today Show” will provide coverage of the Olympics with athlete interviews, reactions, etc. Olympic officials state that obviously some of the events will be impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, but that main events will still more than likely take place. What’s your favorite olympic sport to watch? If you were competing in the olympics, what would you win a gold medal for (funny answers only).