700 hours of coverage on C4 for Rio Paralympics
Channel 4 has outlined its coverage of the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio.
The 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio takes place between 7th and 18th September 2016.
Clare Balding will be joined by the Last Leg’s Adam Hills, F1 presenter Lee McKenzie and former Olympic champion Jonathan Edwards in leading the coverage, with additional disabled presenters such as Breaking Bad actor RJ Mitte, broadcaster Sophie Morgan and former marine commando JJ Chalmers. They will appear alongside presenters from Channel 4’s 2012 coverage including Ade Adepitan and Arthur Williams.
Confirming their coverage to the media yesterday, Channel 4 said almost two-thirds of the on-screen talent working on Channel 4’s Paralympics coverage will be disabled, including all four of the daytime presenters.