The Olympic Games start Friday, Feb. 9, with NBC coverage starting on Feb. 8!

The Opening Ceremony will air on 12 News in Phoenix, Ariz., starting at 6 p.m. Katie Couric and Mike Tirico are co-hosting the Opening Ceremony for NBC.

MORE: Stream the Opening Ceremony in primetime here

The Opening Ceremony will actually happen at 8 p.m. Friday in PyeongChang, or 4 a.m. in Arizona.

(If you want to get up early to watch live, you can stream it here.)

There is a 16-hour difference in time zones.

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Most other events will be shown on TV live, with primetime coverage starting at 6 p.m. in Arizona. The events happening live in primetime for the States are happening in PyeongChang the next morning.

Vice President Mike Pence is the ranking member of the delegation from the United States.

Pence is inviting Fred Warmbier, the father of Otto Warmbier, as his guest, according to the Washington Post. Otto Warmbier was an American student who was jailed in North Korea. Otto Warmbier was returned to the United States and died soon after.

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This marks the first time a South Korean city has staged a winter Games; Seoul was the summer host in 1988.