FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, March 1st, 2016
MID-WEEK PREMIER LEAGUE ACTION BEGINS THIS AFTERNOON WITH 1ST-PLACE LEICESTER CITY V. WEST BROMWICH ALBION AT 2:45 PM ET ON NBCSN
Coverage Continues with Liverpool v. Manchester City Tomorrow at 3 p.m. ET on NBCSN & NBC UNIVERSO
Last Sunday’s Manchester United v. Arsenal Match Ranks as NBC Sports Live Extra’s 2nd-Most Streamed Match Ever & NBCSN’s Most-Watched Early Morning Sunday Match Since Last March
All Matches Available on NBC Sports Live Extra
STAMFORD, Conn. – March 1, 2016 – NBC Sports Group’s Premier League coverage of 18 matches in five days continues today at 2 p.m. ET with Premier League Live, followed by first-place Leicester City v. West Bromwich Albion at 2:45 p.m. ET on NBCSN. Coverage continues tomorrow, Wednesday, Mar. 2, when Liverpool host fourth-place Manchester City at 3 p.m. ET on NBCSN and NBC UNIVERSO.
Leicester City come off a 1-0 win over Norwich City, bringing them two points clear in first place at the top of the table. Fourth-place Manchester City, who currently sit in the final Champions League position, face a Liverpool side that is coming off a 6-0 win against Aston Villa on Feb. 14, with their six goals coming from six different scorers. Manchester City edged Liverpool in a penalty shootout to win the League Cup on Sunday, and now the two teams will clash for the second time in four days.
NBC Sports Group’s lead Premier League play-by-play announcer Arlo White calls Liverpool v. Manchester City joined by analyst Graeme Le Saux.
Rebecca Lowe hosts Premier League Live, alongside former Major League Soccer and U.S. Men’s National Team midfielder Kyle Martino, and former Premier League footballer Robbie Mustoe.
Matches not featured on NBCSN in today and tomorrow 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.
MANCHESTER UNITED V. ARSENAL RANKS AS NBC SPORTS LIVE EXTRA’S 2ND-MOST STREAMED MATCH EVER & NBCSN’S MOST-WATCHED EARLY MORNING SUNDAY MATCH SINCE LAST MARCH
Manchester United’s 3-2 win over Arsenal on Sunday averaged 717,000 viewers to rank as NBCSN’s most-watched early morning Sunday match (before 10 a.m. ET) since last March (Manchester United v. Liverpool, 950,000 viewers, 3/22/15). The match also delivered 5.8 million live minutes for NBC Sports Live Extra, ranking second all-time on the platform, behind only Arsenal v. Liverpool in August 2015 (6 million live minutes, 8/24/15). The Red Devils’ win was propelled by 18-year-old Marcus Rashford, who scored two goals in his Premier League debut.
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 through Wed., Mar. 2, (subject to change, all times ET):
|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||4:45 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||2:45 p.m.||Stoke City v. Newcastle||Extra Time|
|Wed., Mar. 2||5 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
–NBC SPORTS GROUP–