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Opening Ceremony from PyeongChang to kick-off Winter Olympics Friday night

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The Opening Ceremony of the XXIII Olympic Winter Games from PyeongChang, South Korea will air Friday night on 13 WREX starting at 7 p.m.

Award-winning journalist Katie Couric returns to NBC to co-host the Opening Ceremony alongside primetime host Mike Tirico at PyeongChang Olympic Stadium.

Tirico works his first Opening Ceremony, after serving as host for the Closing Ceremony of the 2016 Rio Olympics. He served as an NBC daytime anchor throughout the Rio Olympics. Couric, who had a decorated 15-year run as co-anchor of TODAY (1991-2006), returns to co-host her fourth Opening Ceremony after hosting in Sydney, Salt Lake City, and Athens.

13 News at 10 with Kristin Crowley, Chief Meteorologist Alex Kirchner and Sports Director Derek Bayne will air immediately following the Opening Ceremony.

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