FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, September 10th, 2013
PREMIER LEAGUE RETURNS AFTER WEEK OF INTERNATIONAL PLAY WITH FIVE GAMES ON NBC & NBCSN
Tim Howard & Everton Face Unbeaten Chelsea Saturday at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBC
First-Place Liverpool Meet Swansea City Monday at 3 p.m. ET on NBCSN
Premier League Download Debuts Friday at 9 p.m. ET on NBCSN
All Matches Available on NBC Sports Live Extra
STAMFORD, Conn. – September 10, 2013 – NBC Sports Group’s Premier League coverage returns this week with four games on NBCSN and one on NBC. U.S. Men’s National Team goalkeeper Tim Howard leads Everton against undefeated Chelsea on Saturday at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBC. Plus, Daniel Sturridge (three goals) and league leaders Liverpool look to remain perfect as they travel to Swansea City Monday at 3 p.m. ET on NBCSN. The Saturday 10 a.m. ET window on NBCSN features Sunderland against Arsenal and their recent club-record signing, German international Mesut Ozil.
The five additional games in the Saturday 10 a.m. time slot will be available on Premier League Extra Time, a bonus television package available to MVPDs at no extra cost for customers who receive NBC Sports Network. The interactive Premier League Game Finder can be accessed at http://www.nbcsports.com/ExtraTime.
mun2 will telecast two matches in Spanish this week (listed in table below).
Lead play-by-play voice Arlo White joins Graeme Le Saux, the former Premier League star who played in 36 international matches for England, to call Everton v. Chelsea on Saturday at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBC and Swansea v. Liverpool on Monday at 3 p.m. ET on NBCSN.
All matches will be preceded and followed by Premier League Live pre- and post-match shows from the NBC Sports Group International Broadcast Center in Stamford, Conn. Rebecca Lowe hosts Premier League Live alongside former English footballer Robbie Mustoe and former Jamaican National Team Player Robbie Earle.
Premier League Download debuts Friday at 9 p.m. ET on NBCSN and looks at the heroes, rivalries and traditions of England’s top league and features NBC Sports Group’s Premier League announcers Arlo White, Rebecca Lowe, and Robbie Mustoe, as well as famous Premier League fans such as comedian and actor Judah Friedlander of 30 Rock.
All Premier League games will be streamed on NBC Sports Live Extra, NBC Sports Group’s live streaming product for desktops, mobile devices and tablets. Games airing on NBC Sports Network will be live streamed via “TV Everywhere,” the media industry’s effort to make quality content available to MVPD customers both in and out of the home and on multiple platforms.
To date, AT&T U-verse®, Bright House Networks, Cablevision’s Optimum, Comcast’s Xfinity TV, Cox, DIRECTV, Mediacom, Suddenlink, and Time Warner Cable have opted to carry the additional Premier League matches via the Premier League Extra Time package, and AT&T U-verse, Cablevision’s Optimum, Charter, Comcast’s Xfinity TV, Cox, DIRECTV, DISH, Suddenlink and Verizon FiOS will make all Premier League games available through TV Everywhere. Additionally, over 100 NCTC partners have either signed-on to the Premier League Extra Time package or have opted-in via TV Everywhere, including Blue Ridge Communications, Buckeye CableSystem, CenturyLink Prism, and RCN. In some cases, the Premier League Extra Time package will be available in select markets.
Following is the NBCUniversal schedule for the fourth week of the Premier League season:
|Thurs., Sept. 12||7 p.m.||Barclays Premier League World||NBCSN|
|7:30 p.m.||Barclays Premier League Match Pack||NBCSN|
|Fri., Sept. 13||7 a.m.||Barclays Premier League News||NBCSN|
|7 p.m.||Barclays Premier League Preview||NBCSN|
|9 p.m.||Premier League Download||NBCSN|
|Sat., Sept. 14||12:30 a.m.||Premier League Download II||NBCSN|
|7 a.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|7:30 a.m.||Manchester United v. Crystal Palace||NBCSN, mun2|
|10 a.m.||Sunderland v. Arsenal||NBCSN|
|10 a.m.||Stoke City v. Manchester City||Extra Time|
|10 a.m.||Tottenham Hotspur v. Norwich City||Extra Time|
|10 a.m.||Aston Villa v. Newcastle United||Extra Time|
|10 a.m.||Fulham v. West Bromwich Albion||Extra Time|
|10 a.m.||Hull City v. Cardiff City||Extra Time|
|Noon||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|12:30 p.m.||Everton v. Chelsea||NBC, mun2|
|11:30 p.m.||NBCSN’s Match of the Day||NBCSN|
|Sun., Sept. 15||10:30 a.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|11 a.m.||Southampton v. West Ham United||NBCSN|
|1 p.m.||Premier League Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|11 p.m.||NBCSN’s Match of the Day II||NBCSN|
|Mon., Sept. 16||2:30 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|3 p.m.||Swansea City v. Liverpool||NBCSN|
|Tues., Sept. 17||12 a.m.||Barclays Premier League Review Show||NBCSN|
|1 a.m.||Premier League Encore: Manchester Monday||NBCSN|
|Wed., Sept. 18||12 a.m.||Premier League Encore||NBCSN|
NBC Sports Group presents the most ambitious, extensive and comprehensive coverage of the Premier League available anywhere in the world with all 380 Premier League matches available live in the United States on the networks of NBCUniversal, on the Premier League Extra Time bonus TV package, and streamed live on NBC Sports Live Extra. In total, NBC Sports Group will present more than 1,600 hours of Premier League programming.
–NBC Sports Group—