FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, February 3rd, 2014
FOURTH-PLACE LIVERPOOL & LEAGUE-LEADING SCORER LUIS SUAREZ HOST FIRST-PLACE ARSENAL SATURDAY AT 7:45 A.M. ET ON USA NETWORK
Four Matches on USA Network This Weekend
South Wales Derby between Swansea City and Cardiff City Saturday at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBC
Arsenal v. Manchester United on Wed., Feb. 12, at 2:45 p.m. ET on NBCSN
Stamford, Conn. – February 3, 2014 – NBC Sports Group continues its coverage of the Premier League with 20 matches in five days, including a top-tier match as fourth-place Liverpool and scoring leader Luis Suarez (23 goals) host first-place Arsenal on Saturday at 7:45 a.m. ET on USA Network.
In addition, NBC will air the South Wales derby between Swansea City and Cardiff City on Saturday at 12:30 p.m. ET.
With NBCSN presenting live coverage of the 2014 Sochi Olympics, USA will air the 10 a.m. ET match on Saturday, featuring third-place Chelsea v. Newcastle United. All matches not on NBCSN or USA in multiple-match television windows will be available on Premier League Extra Time, a bonus television package available to MVPDs at no extra cost for customers who receive NBCSN.
On Wed., Feb. 12, immediately following live coverage of the Sochi Olympics, NBCSN will present Arsenal v. Manchester United at 2:45 p.m. ET. Manchester United look for their second win over top-tier Arsenal this season, after defeating the Gunners 1-0 at Old Trafford in November. Coverage begins at 2:30 p.m. ET with Premier League Live.
NBCSN will present West Bromwich Albion v. Chelsea on Tuesday, Feb. 11, with coverage beginning at 2:55 p.m. ET. The three matches in the 2:45 p.m. ET slot on Tuesday will be available via Extra Time.
The interactive Premier League Game Finder can be accessed at http://www.nbcsports.com/ExtraTime.
Lead play-by-play voice Arlo White joins four-time league champion Lee Dixon to call Swansea City v. Cardiff City Saturday on NBC. White joins former Chelsea defender Graeme Le Saux to call Tottenham Hotspurs v. Everton on Sunday at 8:30 a.m. ET on USA. White and Dixon will also call Arsenal v. Manchester United on Wednesday at 2:45 p.m. ET on NBCSN.
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. Steve Bower hosts Premier League Live alongside former Jamaican National Team player Robbie Earle and former U.S. National Team midfielder Kyle Martino.
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 schedule for the 25th and 26th week of the Premier League season (all times ET):
|Date||Time||Home v. Away||Network|
|Sat., Feb. 8||7 a.m.||Premier League Live||USA|
|Sat., Feb. 8||7:45 a.m.||Liverpool v. Arsenal||USA, mun2|
|Sat., Feb. 8||10 a.m.||Chelsea v. Newcastle United||USA, mun2|
|Sat., Feb. 8||10 a.m.||Norwich City v. Manchester City||Extra Time|
|Sat., Feb. 8||10 a.m.||Southampton v. Stoke City||Extra Time|
|Sat., Feb. 8||10 a.m.||Aston Villa v. West Ham United||Extra Time|
|Sat., Feb. 8||10 a.m.||Sunderland v. Hull City||Extra Time|
|Sat., Feb. 8||10 a.m.||Crystal Palace v. West Bromwich Albion||Extra Time|
|Sat., Feb. 8||12:30 p.m.||Swansea City v. Cardiff City||NBC|
|Sat., Feb. 8||2:30 p.m.||Liverpool v. Arsenal Encore||NBCSN|
|Sat., Feb. 8||11 p.m.||NBCSN’s Match of the Day||NBCSN|
|Sun., Feb. 9||8 a.m.||Premier League Live||USA|
|Sun., Feb. 9||8:30 a.m.||Tottenham Hotspur v. Everton||USA|
|Sun., Feb. 9||11 a.m.||Manchester United v. Fulham||USA, mun2|
|Sun., Feb. 9||2 p.m.||Premier League Encore||NBCSN|
|Sun., Feb. 9||11 p.m.||NBCSN’s Match of the Day II||NBCSN|
|Tues., Feb. 11||2:45 p.m.||Hull City v. Southampton||Extra Time|
|Tues., Feb. 11||2:45 p.m.||Cardiff City v. Aston Villa||Extra Time|
|Tues., Feb. 11||2:45 p.m.||West Ham United v. Norwich City||Extra Time|
|Tues., Feb. 11||2:55 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Tues., Feb. 11||3 p.m.||West Bromwich Albion v. Chelsea||NBCSN|
|Wed., Feb. 12||2:30 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Wed., Feb. 12||2:45 p.m.||Arsenal v. Manchester United||NBCSN, mun2|
|Wed., Feb. 12||3 p.m.||Fulham v. Liverpool||Extra Time|
|Wed., Feb. 12||2:45 p.m.||Everton v. Crystal Palace||Extra Time|
|Wed., Feb. 12||2:45 p.m.||Stoke City v. Swansea City||Extra Time|
|Wed., Feb. 12||2:45 p.m.||Manchester City v. Sunderland||Extra Time|
|Wed., Feb. 12||2:45 p.m.||Newcastle United v. Tottenham Hotspur||Extra Time|
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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