FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, September 17th, 2013
MANCHESTER DERBY – MANCHESTER CITY V. MANCHESTER UNITED SUNDAY AT 11 A.M. ET ON NBCSN & TELEMUNDO
Arsenal Face Stoke City in Debut of Premier League on CNBC Sunday at 8:30 a.m. ET
First-Place Liverpool Take On Southampton on NBCSN Saturday at 10 a.m. ET
All Matches Available on NBC Sports Live Extra
Stamford, Conn. – September 17, 2013 – NBC Sports Group’s Premier League coverage this week is highlighted by the Manchester Derby – a contest between local rivals Manchester City and Manchester United – this Sunday at 11 a.m. ET on NBCSN and Telemundo. Plus, Arsenal face Stoke City in the debut of Premier League on CNBC Sunday at 8:30 a.m. ET. CNBC’s Premier League coverage on Sunday will begin at 8 a.m. ET with Premier League Live, NBC Sports Group’s pre-match show. The Saturday 10 a.m. ET window on NBCSN features league leaders Liverpool against Southampton.
The three additional games on Saturday in the 10 a.m. slot, as well as an additional game on Sunday in each of the 8:30 a.m. ET and 11 a.m. ET slots 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.
Telemundo will also telecast the Manchester Derby, and mun2 will telecast two matches in Spanish this week (listed in table below).
Lead play-by-play voice Arlo White joins former Premier League star and four-time league champion Lee Dixon to call Chelsea v. Fulham on Saturday at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN. White and Graeme Le Saux, the former Premier League star who played in 36 international matches for England, will call Manchester City v. Manchester United on Sunday at 11 a.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.
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.
Below is the NBCUniversal schedule for the fifth week of the Premier League season (all times ET):
|Time||Home v. Away||Network|
|Wed., Sept. 18||12 a.m.||Premier League Encore||NBCSN|
|Thurs., Sept. 19||7 p.m.||Barclays Premier League World||NBCSN|
|Thurs., Sept. 19||7:30 p.m.||Barclays Premier League Match Pack||NBCSN|
|Fri., Sept. 20||7 a.m.||Barclays Premier League News||NBCSN|
|Fri., Sept. 20||7 p.m.||Barclays Premier League Preview||NBCSN|
|Fri., Sept. 20||8 p.m.||Premier League Download III||NBCSN|
|Fri., Sept. 20||9 p.m.||Premier League Download IV||NBCSN|
|Sat., Sept. 21||7 a.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sat., Sept. 21||7:45 a.m.||Norwich City v. Aston Villa||NBCSN|
|Sat., Sept. 21||10 a.m.||Liverpool v. Southampton||NBCSN|
|Sat., Sept. 21||10 a.m.||West Ham United v. Everton||Extra Time|
|Sat., Sept. 21||10 a.m.||Newcastle United v. Hull City||Extra Time|
|Sat., Sept. 21||10 a.m.||West Bromwich Albion v. Sunderland||Extra Time|
|Sat., Sept. 21||12:30 p.m.||Chelsea v. Fulham||NBCSN|
|Sat., Sept. 21||9:30 p.m.||NBCSN’s Match of the Day||NBCSN, mun2|
|Sun., Sept. 22||8 a.m.||Premier League Live||CNBC|
|Sun., Sept. 22||8:30 a.m.||Arsenal v. Stoke City||CNBC, mun2|
|Sun., Sept. 22||8:30 a.m.||Crystal Palace v. Swansea City||Extra Time|
|Sun., Sept. 22||10:30 a.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sun., Sept. 22||11 a.m.||Manchester City v. Manchester United||NBCSN, Telemundo|
|Sun., Sept. 22||11 a.m.||Cardiff City v. Tottenham||Extra Time|
|Sun., Sept. 22||1 p.m.||Premier League Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Sun., Sept. 22||11 p.m.||NBCSN’s Premier League Match of the Day II||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.
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