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Friday, February 5th, 2016

NBC SPORTS GROUP’S PRESS PASS – WHAT TO WATCH – FEBRUARY 5-7, 2016

(All times ET)

The “Press Pass” on NBC Sports Group Press Box is a quick overview of upcoming program information and highlights from the NBC Sports Group Communications team. For live streaming information on NBC Sports Live Extra, and Golf Channel Live Extra, click here.

Friday, February 5
3 p.m. on Golf Channel –PGA Tour Waste Management Phoenix Open
4 p.m. on Universal HD – IBSF World Cup Men’s Skeleton – St. Moritz
4:30 p.m. on NBCSN – The List: Daytona Memories
5 p.m. on NBCSN – NASCAR America
5 p.m. on Universal HD – IBSF World Cup Women’s Skeleton – St. Moritz
6 p.m. on NBCSN – Pro Football Talk
8 p.m. on NBCSN – Curling Night in America
8 p.m. on Golf Channel – LPGA Coates Golf Championship
10 p.m. on NBCSN – Curling Night in America
12 a.m. on NBCSN – FIS World Cup Men’s Downhill – Jeongseon

Saturday, February 6
4 a.m. on Golf Channel – European Tour Omega Dubai Desert Classic
6 a.m. on NBCSN – Barclays Premier League Preview Show
7 a.m. on NBCSN – Premier League Live
7:45 a.m. on NBCSN – Premier League: Manchester City v. Leicester City
10 a.m. on NBCSN – Premier League: Tottenham v. Watford
10 a.m. on USA Network – Premier League: Liverpool v. Sunderland
12:30 p.m. on NBC – Premier League: Southampton v. West Ham
12:30 p.m. on NBCSN – College Basketball: Davidson @ Duquesne
1 p.m. on Golf Channel –PGA Tour Waste Management Phoenix Open
2:30 p.m. on NBC – Behind the Badge: Crystal Palace
2:30 p.m. on NBCSN – College Basketball: Delaware @ William & Mary
2:30 p.m. on Universal HD – FIS World Cup Women’s Downhill – Garmisch
3 p.m. on NBC – PGA Tour Waste Management Phoenix Open
3 p.m. on Golf Channel – LPGA Coates Golf Championship
5 p.m. on Golf Channel – Allianz Championship
5 p.m. on Universal HD – IBSF World Cup Women’s Bobsled – St. Moritz
10 p.m. on NBCSN – FIS World Cup Men’s Super G – Jeongseon
12 a.m. on NBCSN – Premier League Match of the Day

Sunday, February 7
3:30 a.m. on Golf Channel – European Tour Omega Dubai Desert Classic
6:30 a.m. on NBCSN – Premier League Match of the Day
7:30 a.m. on NBCSN – Premier League Live
8:30 a.m. on NBCSN – Premier League: Bournemouth v. Arsenal
11 a.m. on NBCSN – Premier League: Chelsea v. Manchester United
12 p.m. on NBC – NHL Game of the Week: Philadelphia Flyers @ Washington Capitals
1 p.m. on NBCSN – Goal Zone
1 p.m. on Golf Channel –PGA Tour Waste Management Phoenix Open
2 p.m. on NBCSN – College Basketball: Saint Louis @ St. Bonaventure
2:30 p.m. on Universal HD – FIS World Cup Women’s Super G- Garmisch
3 p.m. on NBC – PGA Tour Waste Management Phoenix Open
3 p.m. on Golf Channel – Allianz Championship
4 p.m. on NBCSN – USSA Putnam Investments Freestyle Challenge
4 p.m. on Universal HD – IBSF World Cup Four-Man Bobsled – St. Moritz
10 p.m. on Universal HD – IBU Canada World Cup
2 a.m. on NBCSN – Premier League Match of the Day

NHL
NBC Sports presents a showdown between the Washington Capitals and the Philadelphia Flyers in the NHL Game of the Week this Sunday at noon ET on NBC. Coverage begins tonight

Mike ‘Doc’ Emrick (play-by-play), Eddie Olczyk (analyst), and Pierre McGuire (‘Inside-the-Glass’) will call NBC’s Flyers-Capitals NHL Game of the Week matchup from the Verizon Center in Washington, D.C.

PREMIER LEAGUE
NBC Sports Group continues its’ coverage of Premier League continues this weekend live match action across the NBCUniversal portfolio.

Weekend coverage begins Saturday, Feb. 6, at 6 a.m. ET with Barclays Premier League Preview, immediately followed by Premier League Live at 7 a.m. ET on NBCSN. Live match coverage begins with Manchester City v. Leicester City at 7:45 a.m. ET on NBCSN.

Coverage continues at 10 a.m. ET on Saturday with Tottenham v. Watford on NBCSN, and Liverpool v. Sunderland on USA Network. Coverage moves to NBC at 12:30 p.m. ET with Southampton v. West Ham, followed by the debut of the final episode of Premier League Behind the Badge: Crystal Palace FC at 2:30 p.m. ET.

Sunday’s coverage of Premier League kicks off with Premier League Live at 7:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN, immediately followed by Bournemouth v. Arsenal at 8:30 a.m. ET. Live match coverage wraps with Chelsea v. Manchester United at 11 a.m. ET on NBCSN, followed by Goal Zone at 1 p.m. ET.

THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW hosted by Michael Davies and Roger Bennett will return on Monday, Feb. 8, at 10 p.m. ET on NBCSN with special guest Mario Batali.

Rebecca Lowe hosts Premier League Live, alongside Robbie Earle and Robbie Mustoe.

Below is a full list of match commentators for this weekend’s Premier League coverage:

Saturday, February 6
7:45 a.m. on NBCSN – Premier League: Manchester City v. Leicester City, commentated by Peter Drury and Jim Beglin
10 a.m. on NBCSN – Premier League: Tottenham v. Watford, commentated by Jim Proudfoot and Tony Gale
10 a.m. on USA Network – Premier League: Liverpool v. Sunderland, commentated by Daniel Mann and Davie Provan
10 a.m. on Premier League Extra Time – Stoke City v. Everton, commentated by Phil Blacker and Barry Horne
10 a.m. on Premier League Extra Time – Swansea City v. Crystal Palace, commentated by Johnathan Beck and Danny Higginbotham
10 a.m. on Premier League Extra Time – Aston Villa v. Norwich City, commentated by Gary Weaver and David Prutton
10 a.m. on Premier League Extra Time – Newcastle v. West Brom, commentated by Joe Speight and Garry Birtles
12:30 p.m. on NBC – Premier League: Southampton v. West Ham, commentated by Arlo White and Graeme Le Saux

Sunday, February 7
8:30 a.m. on NBCSN – Bournemouth v. Arsenal, commentated by Jon Champion and Andy Townsend
11 a.m. on NBCSN – Chelsea v. Manchester United, commentated by Arlo White, Lee Dixon and Graeme Le Saux

NASCAR
NBC Sports Group presents The List: Daytona Memories, which showcases the most dynamic moments from the “World Center of Racing,” today at 4:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN, immediately followed by NASCAR America at 5 p.m. ET.

Carolyn Manno hosts NASCAR America from NBC Sports Group’s International Broadcast Center in Stamford, Conn., while Jeff Burton and Dale Jarrett contribute remotely.

FIS WORLD CUP
NBC Sports Group’s men’s FIS World Cup skiing coverage on NBCSN showcases the first event at Jeongseon, South Korea. In addition, Universal HD will provide coverage of this weekend’s FIS World Cup women’s event from Garmisch, Germany.

Steve Schlanger will handle the play-by-play of this weekend’s men’s alpine skiing action alongside analyst Mike Day.

CURLING NIGHT IN AMERICA
NBCSN continues its Curling Night In America series with a doubleheader tonight, beginning at 8 p.m. ET. Coverage continues at 10 p.m. ET with the new mixed doubles format. NBCSN will also air a marathon of encore Curling Night presentations this Sunday, beginning at 4 p.m. ET.

Jason Knapp (play-by-play) and Pete Fenson (analyst) will provide commentary, while Tanith White (reporter) offers reports from Curl Mesabi in Eveleth, Minn.

IBSF WORLD CUP
NBC Sports Group’s coverage of this weekend’s IBSF World Cup bobsled and skeleton action begins with men’s skeleton and women’s skeleton coverage on Universal HD tomorrow and Saturday at 4 p.m. ET.

COLLEGE BASKETBALL
NBC Sports Group presents dual coverage of the Atlantic 10 Conference and the CAA coverage this weekend on NBCSN this weekend with a men’s doubleheader on Saturday, followed up with a matchup between Saint Louis at St. Bonaventure on Sunday.

Saturday’s doubleheader action tips off with Davidson at Duquesne at 12:30 p.m. ET, immediately followed by Delaware at William & Mary at 2:30 p.m. ET. Sunday’s coverage of Saint Louis at St. Bonaventure begins at 2 p.m. ET on NBCSN.

Mike Corey and David Kaplan call Davidson-Duquesne from A.J. Palumbo Center in Pittsburgh, Pa. Steve Schlanger and Mike Day call Delaware-William & Mary from Kaplan Arena in Williamsburg, Va.

Mike Corey and Dalen Cuff call Saint Louis-St. Bonaventure from Reilly Center in St. Bonaventure, N.Y.

GOLF
NBC Sports Group presents coverage the PGA TOUR’s Waste Management Phoenix Open, LPGA Tour’s Coates Golf Championship, the European Tour’s Omega Dubai Desert Classic, and the Allianz Championship.

Live coverage of the Waste Management Phoenix Open continues today at 3 p.m. ET on Golf Channel. Saturday’s coverage begins at 1 p.m. ET on Golf Channel, and then shifts to NBC at 3 p.m. ET. PGA TOUR coverage continues Sunday at 1 p.m. ET on Golf Channel, before moving to NBC at 3 p.m. ET.

Rich Lerner (play-by-play) hosts Golf Channel’s coverage from Scottsdale, Ariz. Lernner is joined by analysts David Reherty today and Curt Byrum on Saturday and Sunday. Dan Hicks (play-by-play) and Johnny Miller (analyst) host NBC’s coverage from TPC Scottsdale.

Contributing to both teams are Gary Koch and Peter Jacobsen from the tower, Roger Maltbie, Mark Rolfing, Notah Begay and David Feherty from the course. Steve Sands contributes with interviews.

Weekend coverage of the LPGA Coates Golf Championship begins today at 8 p.m. ET on Golf Channel. Coverage concludes tomorrow at 3 p.m. ET on Golf Channel Saturday.

Terry Gannon (play-by-play) hosts coverage from Ocala, Fla. Gannon is joined by analyst Karen Stupples, Tom Abbott (tower), with Jerry Foltz and Kay Cockerill from the course.

Live weekend coverage of the Omega Dubai Desert Classic on Golf Channel continues tomorrow at 4 a.m. ET, and wraps Sunday at 3:30 a.m. ET.

Mike Ritz hosts coverage of the European Tour from Golf Channel’s studio in Orlando, Fla. Calling the action from Emirates Golf Club in Dubai are Julian Tutt (play-by-play) and Ken Brown (on-course).

This weekend’s coverage of the Allianz Championship begins today at 11 a.m. ET on Golf Channel. Coverage continues on Golf Channel Saturday at 5 p.m. ET, and concludes Sunday 3 p.m. ET.

Whit Watson (play-by-play) hosts coverage from the Broken Sound Club in Boca Raton, Fla.. Watson is joined by analyst Lanny Wadkins, John Mahaffey (tower), with Billy Ray Brown and Dave Marr from the course.