What to watch today at the Olympics
Mogul stars, figure skaters highlight Canadians competing
CBC's daily broadcast schedule:
7 p.m. to 2 a.m. ET, Olympic Games Primetime, with Scott Russell
2 a.m. to 6 a.m. ET,Olympic Games Overnight with Craig Morris and Kelly VanderBeek
6 a.m. to 12 p.m. ET, Olympic Games Morning, with Andi Petrillo and Alexandre Despatie
Canadians to watch today:
- Ladies' moguls qualifications, Justine and Chloe Dufour-Lapointe, Thursday, 8 p.m. ET
Justine and Chloe Dufour-Lapointe won gold and silver respectively four years ago in Sochi.
Penticton, B.C., native Andi Naude enters the competition as the top-ranked Canadian woman, sitting second on this season's World Cup standings.
- Men's figure skating team event short program, Patrick Chan, Thursday, 8 p.m. ET
Chan enters his final Olympics coming off a 10th national championship. The 27-year-old was part of Canada's silver medal squad in Sochi.
- Pairs figure skating team event short program, Meagan Duhamel and Eric Radford, Thursday, 9:45 p.m. ET
Like Chan, the Canadian duo contributed to Canada's second-place performance in the inaugural competition four years agp. Duhamel and Radford were crowned Canadian champions for a record seventh time.
This past season, the pair were victorious at Skate Canada and were third at the Grand Prix final.
- Men's moguls qualifications, Mikael Kingsbury, Thursday, 9:45 p.m. ET
With 47 career World Cup victories, Kingsbury stands alone atop the all-time wins list. The only thing missing from his resume is an Olympic gold medal, after finishing second to countryman Alexandre Bilodeau in Sochi.
Marc-Antoine Gagnon, who finished fourth in that event, and Philippe Marquis are the other Canadians competing. Marquis is competing despite a torn ACL.
- Opening Ceremony, Friday, 6 a.m. ET
Figure skaters Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir carry Canada's flag, representing a record 225 athletes wearing the Red and White at a Winter Olympics.