NBC Sports announced that Snoop Dogg is joining NBCUniversal’s coverage of the 2024 Summer Games, taking place in Paris, France. Snoop will provide regular reports for the Olympics primetime show beginning July 26 for NBC and Peacock. The rapper will speak with NBC Olympics host Mike Tirico throughout the Olympics, providing his unique take on the games and events; as well as explore the city’s iconic landmarks, attend Olympic competitions, and chat with the athletes, their friends and families.
Said Snoop: “I grew up watching the Olympics and am thrilled to see the incredible athletes bring their A-game to Paris. It’s a celebration of skill, dedication and the pursuit of greatness. We’re going to have some amazing competitions and, of course, I will be bringing that Snoop style to the mix. It’s going to be the most epic Olympics ever, so stay tuned, and keep it locked. Let’s elevate, celebrate and make these games unforgettable, smoke the competition, and may the best shine like gold. Peace and Olympic LOVE, ya dig?”
Molly Solomon, executive producer and president of NBC Olympics Production, said: “Snoop is already an Olympic gold medal commentator, generating tens of millions of views for his highlights commentary on Peacock of the dressage competition during the Tokyo Olympics. That performance alone has earned Snoop a job as our Special Correspondent in Paris. We don’t know what the heck is going to happen every day, but we know he will add his unique perspective to our reimagined Olympic primetime show.”
NBC and Peacock will be NBCUniversal’s primary platforms for its coverage of the Olympic Games Paris 2024, which are scheduled for July 26-Aug. 11.
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