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London 2012 Opening Ceremony: TV Coverage, Streaming, Live Updates And More

The Opening Ceremonies of the 2012 Olympic Games are finally here. Over one billion people across the globe are expected to watch the event, which will start at 9 p.m. local time.

The ceremonies, titled "The Isles Of Wonder", will feature the traditional parade of nations and the lighting of the Olympic cauldron which signifies the official star tof the Olympic games. The ceremonies will also attempt to display Great Britain's culture on the world stage. Danny Boyle will direct the Opening Ceremonies, whose credits include "Slumdog Millionaire" and "Trainspotting".

If you want to watch the Opening Ceremonies live, you are out of luck. The ceremonies will be aired on tape delay by NBC at 7:30 p.m. There will not be an internet stream available in the United States, but NBCOlympics.com will have clips and highlights available for you.

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