FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, February 22nd, 2016
18 PREMIER LEAGUE MATCHES IN 5 DAYS BEGINS SAT. ON NBCSN, FEATURING MANCHESTER UNITED V. ARSENAL THIS SUN. & LIVERPOOL V. MANCHESTER CITY NEXT WED.
Arlo White Joined by Graeme Le Saux to Call Manchester United v. Arsenal This Sunday at 9:05 a.m. ET & Liverpool v. Manchester City Next Wednesday at 3 p.m. ET on NBCSN
Spanish Language coverage for Manchester United v. Arsenal on TELEMUNDO & Liverpool v. Manchester City on NBC UNIVERSO
THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW Returns Monday, Feb. 29, at 10 p.m. ET on NBCSN
STAMFORD, Conn. – February 22, 2016 – NBC Sports Group’s Premier League coverage of 18 matches in five days is highlighted by two matches between top-tier Premier League teams, when fifth-place Manchester United host third-place Arsenal this Sunday, Feb. 28, at 9:05 a.m. ET on NBCSN and TELEMUNDO, and Liverpool host fourth-place Manchester City on Wednesday, Mar. 2, at 3 p.m. ET on NBCSN and TELEMUNDO.
Arsenal come off a crucial 2-1 win over first-place Leicester City on Feb. 14, bringing them within two points of the league-leaders and keeping them level on points with second-place Tottenham. Manchester United look to rebound from a 2-1 loss to Sunderland. The Red Devils are six points behind fourth-place Manchester City, who currently sit in the final Champions League position. Liverpool come off a 6-0 win against struggling Aston Villa at Villa Park, with their six goals coming from six different scorers.
NBC Sports Group’s lead Premier League play-by-play announcer Arlo White calls both matches, joined by analyst Graeme Le Saux.
NBC Sports Group’s Premier League coverage begins this Saturday, Feb. 27, at 7 a.m. ET with Premier League Live followed by West Ham United v. Sunderland at 7:45 a.m. ET on NBCSN, and first-place Leicester City v. Norwich City at 10 a.m. ET on NBCSN and NBC UNIVERSO.
Saturday at 12:30 p.m. ET, NBC presents coverage of West Bromwich Albion v. Crystal Palace. West Brom come off a 1-0 win over Everton, while Crystal Palace, tied on points with West Brom, look to ride the momentum from their 1-0 win over Tottenham in FA Cup play this past weekend. White calls the match, joined by analyst Lee Dixon at The Hawthorns.
The match will be followed by a live Goal Zone at 2:30 p.m. ET on NBC. Rebecca Lowe hosts Goal Zone and Premier League Live, alongside a combination of former Major League Soccer and U.S. Men’s National Team midfielder Kyle Martino, former Jamaican National Team Player Robbie Earle, and former Premier League footballer Robbie Mustoe.
NBC Sports Group’s mid-week slate of matches begins on Tuesday, Mar. 1, at 2 p.m. ET with Premier League Live followed by Leicester City v. West Bromwich Albion on NBCSN.
Matches not featured on NBCSN in multiple television windows next week will be available in their entirety via live stream on NBC Sports Live Extra and on Premier League Extra Time, a bonus television package available to MVPDs at no extra cost for customers who receive NBCSN.
Saturdays throughout the Premier League season, The 2 Robbies “Football” Show, hosted by Earle and Mustoe, airs at 5 p.m. ET on the terrestrial NBC Sports Radio Network as well as on NBCSportsRadio.com and the NBC Sports Radio mobile app. For more information, and to download the app, visit NBCSportsRadio.com.
THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW hosted by Michael Davies and Roger Bennett returns Monday, Feb. 29, at 10 p.m. ET on NBCSN.
All Premier League games will be streamed on NBC Sports Live Extra, NBC Sports Group’s live streaming product for desktops, mobile devices, tablets, and connected TVs. NBC Sports Live Extra will stream all matches via “TV Everywhere,” giving consumers additional value to for their subscription service, and making high quality content available to MVPD customers both in and out of the home and on multiple platforms. The NBC Sports Live Extra app is available on the iTunes App Store, Google Play, Windows Store, Roku Channel Store, Apple TV and Amazon Fire. For desktops, NBC Sports Live Extra can be accessed at NBCSports.com/liveextra.
Below is the schedule for NBCUniversal’s soccer coverage this week (subject to change, all times ET):
|Sat., Feb. 27||6 a.m.||Barclays Premier League Preview||NBCSN|
|Sat., Feb. 27||7 a.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sat., Feb. 27||7:45 a.m.||West Ham v. Sunderland||NBCSN|
|Sat., Feb. 27||10 a.m.||Leicester City v. Norwich City||NBCSN, NBC UNIVERSO|
|Sat., Feb. 27||10 a.m.||Southampton v. Chelsea||Extra Time|
|Sat., Feb. 27||10 a.m.||Stoke City v. Aston Villa||Extra Time|
|Sat., Feb. 27||10 a.m.||Watford v. Bournemouth||Extra Time|
|Sat., Feb. 27||12:30 p.m.||West Bromwich Albion v. Crystal Palace||NBC|
|Sat., Feb. 27||2:30 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBC|
|Sun., Feb. 28||8 a.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sun., Feb. 28||9:05 a.m.||Manchester United v. Arsenal||NBCSN, TELEMUNDO|
|Sun., Feb. 28||9:05 a.m.||Tottenham v. Swansea City||Extra Time|
|Sun., Feb. 28||11 a.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Mon., Feb. 29||12:30 a.m.||Match of the Day II||NBCSN|
|Mon., Feb. 29||1:30 a.m.||Match of the Week||NBCSN|
|Mon., Feb. 29||7 p.m.||Barclays Premier League Review||NBCSN|
|Mon., Feb. 29||8 p.m.||Match of the Week||NBCSN|
|Mon., Feb. 29||10 p.m.||THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW||NBCSN|
|Tue., Mar. 1||1 a.m.||Premier League Encore||NBCSN|
|Tue., Mar. 1||1:30 p.m.||Barclays Premier League News||NBCSN|
|Tue., Mar. 1||2 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Tue., Mar. 1||2:45 p.m.||Leicester City v. West Bromwich Albion||NBCSN|
|Tue., Mar. 1||2:45 p.m.||Norwich City v. Chelsea||Extra Time|
|Tue., Mar. 1||2:45 p.m.||Aston Villa v. Everton||Extra Time|
|Tue., Mar. 1||2:45 p.m.||Sunderland v. Crystal Palace||Extra Time|
|Tue., Mar. 1||2:45 p.m.||Bournemouth v. Southampton||Extra Time|
|Tue., Mar. 1||5 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Wed., Mar. 2||1:30 p.m.||Barclays Premier League News||NBCSN|
|Wed., Mar. 2||2 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Wed., Mar. 2||3 p.m.||Liverpool v. Manchester City||NBCSN, NBC UNIVERSO|
|Wed., Mar. 2||2:45 p.m.||Arsenal v. Swansea City||Extra Time|
|Wed., Mar. 2||2:45 p.m.||West Ham v. Tottenham||Extra Time|
|Wed., Mar. 2||3 p.m.||Manchester United v. Watford||Extra Time|
|Wed., Mar. 2||3 p.m.||Stoke City v. Newcastle||Extra Time|
|Wed., Mar. 2||5 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
–NBC SPORTS GROUP–