How to Watch the Paralympics Opening Ceremony

When: 6:55 a.m.-10 a.m. Eastern time on Tuesday

Where: NBCSN,, NBC Sports app

TOKYO — The opening ceremony for the 16th Summer Paralympics will take place at the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo on Tuesday. The stadium has a capacity of 68,000 but will be largely empty because of the coronavirus pandemic, except for the Paralympic athletes, their support staff, stadium workers, volunteers and members of the news media.

NBCSN will start a live broadcast of the opening ceremony at 6:55 a.m. Eastern time on Tuesday. The ceremony will be replayed on NBCSN the same night at 7, leading into live coverage from the first day of competition.

Throughout the Games, NBCSN is expected to present live coverage of competition each night, usually from 9 p.m. to 9 a.m. Eastern. Other coverage can be seen on NBC and the Olympic Channel. Here is a full schedule of Paralympic TV listings on NBC, NBCSN and Olympic Channel.