Credit: Jamie Squire/Getty Images Photo: Ryan Lochte Competes During Day Six of the 2012 U.S. Olympic Swimming Team Trials

Let the games begin!

Today is the official launch of the 2012 Olympics in London. Are you excited? Are you ready to check out every move of the Royals or are you into a different sport?

The Huffington Post has a full schedule of Olympic events until August 12, but here's something to get you started this weekend, in case you want to DVR something while you are out and about — or just park yourself in front of the TV to watch. No shame in it! (OK, maybe a little shame. Try to march in place as you watch.)

WHAT TO WATCH THIS WEEKEND

FRIDAY, JULY 27

Opening Ceremony, 7:30 p.m.-Midnight (EDT-PDT) on NBC

SATURDAY, JULY 28

NBC
Swimming - Qualifying Heats; Men's Cycling - Road Race (LIVE); Beach Volleyball - Qualifying Round (LIVE); Women's Volleyball - U.S. vs. South Korea (LIVE); Women's Basketball - U.S. Game (LIVE); Rowing - Qualifying Heats, 5 a.m.-6 p.m. (EDT-PDT)

Swimming - Gold Medal Finals: Men's and Women's 400M Individual Medley, Men's 400M Freestyle and Women's 4x100M Freestyle Relay; Men's Gymnastics - Team Competition; Beach Volleyball - U.S. Qualifying Round, 8 p.m.-Midnight (EDT-PDT)

Women's Weightlifting - Gold Medal Final; Table Tennis - Qualifying Round, 12:30 a.m.-1:30 a.m. (EDT-PDT)

NBC SPORTS NETWORK
Women's Soccer - U.S. vs. Columbia (LIVE); Beach Volleyball - Qualifying Round (LIVE); Women's Volleyball - Qualifying Round (LIVE); Equestrian - Eventing Dressage; Women's Fencing - Individual Foil Gold Medal Final; Shooting - Men and Women's 10M Air Rifle Gold Medal Finals; Men's Archery - Team Gold Medal Final; Women's Handball - Qualifying Round, 4 a.m.-8 p.m.

BRAVO
Tennis - Early Rounds (LIVE), 7 a.m.-3 p.m.

MSNBC
Women's Soccer - Qualifying Round (LIVE); Beach Volleyball - Qualifying Round (LIVE); Women's Handball - Qualifying Round; Badminton - Qualifying Round; Table Tennis - Qualifying Round, 7 a.m.-5 p.m.

CNBC
Boxing - Elimination Bouts (LIVE), 8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

Boxing - Elimination Bouts (LIVE), 3:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.

NBC OLYMPIC BASKETBALL CHANNEL
Women's Basketball - Qualifying Round, Australia vs. Britain (LIVE), 4 a.m.-7 p.m.

NBC OLYMPIC SOCCER CHANNEL
Women's Soccer - Qualifying Round: Japan vs. Sweden (LIVE), New Zealand vs. Brazil (LIVE), U.S. vs. Columbia (LIVE), France vs. South Korea (LIVE), Canada vs. South Africa; Britain vs. Cameroon, 7 a.m.-8 p.m.

TELEMUNDO
Opening Ceremony; Swimming - Qualifying Heats; Women's Volleyball - Qualifying Round; Beach Volleyball - Qualifying Round; Boxing - Elimination Bouts, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. (EDT-PDT)

Swimming - Gold Medal Finals; Men's Gymnastics - Team Competition, Midnight-2:30 a.m. (EDT-PDT)

Credit: UsMagazine.com Photo: Kate Middleton wears Olympic necklace

SUNDAY, JULY 29

NBC
Women's Gymnastics - Team Competition; Swimming - Qualifying Heats; Women's Cycling - Road Race (LIVE); Beach Volleyball - Qualifying Round (LIVE); Men's Volleyball - U.S. vs. Serbia (LIVE); Men's Water Polo - U.S. vs. Montenegro (LIVE); Rowing - Qualifying Heats, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. (EDT-PDT)

Women's Gymnastics - Team Competition; Swimming Gold Medal Finals: Women's 100M Butterfly, Women's 400M Freestyle, Men's 100M Breaststroke and Men's 4x100M Freestyle Relay; Women's Diving - Springboard Synchronized Gold Medal Final, 7 p.m.-Midnight (EDT-PDT)

Canoeing - Whitewater Qualifying Heats, 12:35 a.m.-1:35 a.m. (EDT-PDT)

NBC SPORTS NETWORK
Men's Basketball - Qualifying Round: U.S. vs. France (LIVE); Spain vs. China (LIVE); Women's Field Hockey - U.S. vs. Germany (LIVE); Beach Volleyball - Qualifying Round (LIVE); Men's Handball - Qualifying Round; Equestrian - Eventing Dressage; Women's Shooting - Skeet Gold Medal Final; Women's Archery - Team Gold Medal Final, 4 a.m.-7 p.m.

BRAVO
Tennis - Early Rounds (LIVE); 7 a.m.-3 p.m.

MSNBC
Men's Soccer - Qualifying Round (LIVE); Brazil vs. Belarus, Britain vs. United Arab Emirates; Weightlifting - Gold Medal Finals; Table Tennis - Qualifying Round; Badminton - Qualifying Round, 7 a.m.-5 p.m.

CNBC
Boxing - Elimination Bouts (LIVE), 8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

Boxing - Elimination Bouts (LIVE), 3:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.

NBC OLYMPIC BASKETBALL CHANNEL
Men's Basketball - Qualifying Round: Brazil vs. Australia (LIVE), U.S. vs. France (LIVE), Spain vs. China (LIVE), 4 a.m.-7 p.m.

NBC OLYMPIC SOCCER CHANNEL
Men's Soccer - Qualifying Round: Egypt vs. New Zealand (LIVE), Brazil vs. Belarus (LIVE), Senegal vs. Uruguay (LIVE), Britain vs. United Arab Emirates (LIVE), Mexico vs. Gabon, Japan vs. Morocco, South Korea vs. Switzerland, Spain vs. Honduras, 7 a.m.-11 p.m.

TELEMUNDO
Men's Soccer - Qualifying Round: Mexico vs. Gabon, Spain vs. Honduras, Senegal vs. Uruguay; Swimming - Qualifying Heats; Men's Basketball - Qualifying Round; Boxing - Elimination Bouts; Beach Volleyball - Qualifying Round; Men's Volleyball - Qualifying Round; Tennis - Early Rounds, 7 a.m.-7 p.m. (LIVE)

Women's Gymnastics - Team Competition; Swimming - Gold Medal Finals, Midnight-2:30 a.m. (EDT-PDT)

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Check out more of the Olympics schedule here. Enjoy!

Source: The Huffington Post

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