Last time, the Winter Olympics were in our time zone.
That meant some things, such as the two entertaining U.S./Canada hockey games, could be watched live at a prime viewing hour.
This year, the people in charge of TV coverage from Russia will have some tough choices to make. The likelihood that they will make everyone happy is approximately zero.
It's not the first time this has come up, of course. But decades ago, you could sometimes avoid finding out how certain events turned out and then watch prime time replays with the sense of drama intact. For most, those days are gone.