FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, March 24th, 2014
MANCHESTER DERBY – MANCHESTER UNITED v. MANCHESTER CITY TOMORROW AT 3:45 PM ON NBCSN
NBC Sports Group’s Weekend Slate Highlighted by Two Top-Tier Match-Ups: Arsenal v. Manchester City Saturday at 1:30 p.m. ET; Liverpool v. Tottenham Sunday at 11 a.m. ET
All Matches Available on NBC Sports Live Extra
Stamford, Conn. – March 24, 2014 – NBCSN presents the Manchester derby between local rivals Manchester United and Manchester City tomorrow at 3:45 pm. ET on NBCSN. Coverage begins at 3 p.m. ET with Premier League Live.
Coverage on Wednesday, March 26, features Liverpool and Premier League scoring leader Luis Suarez (28 goals) v. Sunderland at 4 p.m. ET on NBCSN, preceded by Premier League Live at 3 p.m. ET.
All matches not shown on NBCSN in the Tuesday 3:45 p.m. ET and Wednesday 3:45 p.m. ET 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.
The interactive Premier League Game Finder can be accessed at http://www.nbcsports.com/ExtraTime.
NBC SPORTS GROUP’S WEEKEND COVERAGE TO INCLUDE TWO TOP-TIER MATCH-UPS: ARSENAL v. MANCHESTER CITY & LIVERPOOL v. TOTTENHAM
NBC Sports Group continues its Premier League coverage with five matches on NBCSN this weekend, highlighted by two top-tier match-ups (league standing as of March 24); fourth-place Arsenal v. third-place Manchester City on Saturday, March 29 at 1:30 p.m. ET and second-place Liverpool v. fifth-place Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday at 11 a.m. ET.
Lead Premier League play-by-play announcer Arlo White handles the call for both matches and is joined by former Chelsea defender Graeme Le Saux for Arsenal v. Manchester City and four-time league champion Lee Dixon for Liverpool v. Tottenham Hotspur.
NBCSN’s coverage on Saturday begins at 8 a.m. ET with Premier League Live immediately followed by Manchester United v. Aston Villa, with Crystal Palace v. first-place Chelsea at 11 a.m. ET.
All matches not shown on NBCSN in the Saturday 11 a.m. ET window will be available on Premier League Extra Time, a bonus television package available to MVPDs at no extra cost for customers who receive NBCSN.
Sunday’s Premier League coverage begins at 8 a.m. ET on NBCSN with Premier League Live followed by Fulham v. Everton. This Sunday’s live, 60-minute Match of the Day at 1:30 p.m. ET featureshost Rebecca Lowe, former U.S. National Team midfielder Kyle Martino, and former Jamaican National Team player Robbie Earle providing in-depth analysis, post-match interviews and reaction, plus extended highlights with the match commentators.
NBCSN also presents Sunderland v. West Ham United at 3 p.m. ET, on Monday, March 31, with coverage beginning at 2 p.m. ET with Premier League Live.
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. Lowe hosts Premier League Live alongside Martino and 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 schedule for the 32nd week of the Premier League season (all times ET):
|Date||Time||Home v. Away||Network|
|Mon., March 24||10:30 p.m.||Barclays Premier League Review||NBCSN|
|Mon., March 24||11:30 p.m.||Premier League Encore||NBCSN|
|Tues., March 25||3 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Tues., March 25||3:45 p.m.||Manchester United v. Manchester City||NBCSN|
|Tues., March 25||3:45 p.m.||Arsenal v. Swansea City||Extra Time|
|Tues., March 25||3:45 p.m.||Newcastle United v. Everton||Extra Time|
|Tues., March 25||6 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Tues., March 25||11:30 p.m.||Premier League Encore: Manchester Derby||NBCSN|
|Wed., March 26||3 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Wed, March 26||3:45 p.m.||West Ham United v. Hull City||Extra Time|
|Wed., March 26||4:00 p.m.||Liverpool v. Sunderland||NBCSN|
|Wed., March 26||6 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Fri., March 28||7 a.m.||Barclays Premier League World||NBCSN|
|Fri., March 28||7:30 a.m.||Barclays Premier League Match Pack||NBCSN|
|Fri., March 28||8 a.m.||Barclays Premier League News||NBCSN|
|Sat., March 29||6 a.m.||Barclays Premier League Preview||NBCSN|
|Sat., March 29||8 a.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sat., March 29||8:45 a.m.||Manchester United v. Aston Villa||NBCSN|
|Sat., March 29||10:30 a.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sat., March 29||11 a.m.||Crystal Palace v. Chelsea||NBCSN|
|Sat., March 29||11 a.m.||Southampton v. Newcastle||Extra Time|
|Sat., March 29||11 a.m.||Stoke City v. Hull City||Extra Time|
|Sat., March 29||11 a.m.||Swansea City v. Norwich City||Extra Time|
|Sat., March 29||11 a.m.||West Bromwich Albion v. Cardiff City||Extra Time|
|Sat., March 29||1 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sat., March 29||1:30 p.m.||Arsenal v. Manchester City||NBCSN|
|Sat., March 22||3:30 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Sat., March 29||4 p.m.||D.C. United v. Chicago Fire||NBCSN|
|Sat., March 29||11:30 p.m.||NBCSN’s Match of the Day||NBCSN|
|Sun., March 30||8 a.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sun., March 30||8:30 a.m.||Fulham v. Everton||NBCSN|
|Sun., March 30||10:30 a.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sun., March 30||11 a.m.||Liverpool v. Tottenham Hotspur||NBCSN|
|Sun., March 30||1 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Sun., March 30||1:30 p.m.||NBCSN’s Match of the Day II||NBCSN|
|Mon., March 31||2 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Mon., March 31||3 p.m.||Sunderland v. West Ham United||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–