FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, May 12th, 2016
NBCUNIVERSAL MATCH SCHEDULE ANNOUNCED FOR PREMIER LEAGUE “CHAMPIONSHIP SUNDAY,” THIS SUN., MAY 15, AT 10 AM ET
10 Matches Live Across 10 Networks of NBCUniversal
NBC Hosts Coverage of Swansea City v. Manchester City; Manchester United v. Bournemouth on NBCSN
Premier League Live Kicks off Sunday at 9 a.m. ET on CNBC
NBC Presents Special Two-Hour Goal Zone Season Wrap-up Show Sunday at 12 Noon ET
All Matches Available on NBC Sports Live Extra
STAMFORD, Conn. – May 12, 2015 – NBCUniversal presents “Championship Sunday,” with all 10 matches presented live simultaneously on 10 different NBCUniversal television networks this Sunday, May 15, at 10 a.m. ET. NBC and NBC UNIVERSO host coverage of Swansea City v. Manchester City, with Manchester United v. Bournemouth on NBCSN and TELEMUNDO. In addition, all 10 matches will be streamed on NBC Sports Live Extra, NBC Sports Group’s live streaming product for desktops, mobile devices and tablets.
The fourth and final Champions League position is still up for grabs heading into “Championship Sunday,” with fifth-place Manchester United needing a win against Bournemouth, and a Manchester City loss at Swansea to take over the fourth and final position currently held by Manchester City.
Following is a schedule for NBCUniversal’s Premier League coverage this weekend:
|Sun., May 15||9 a.m.||Premier League Live||CNBC|
|Sun., May 15||10 a.m.||Swansea City v. Manchester City||NBC|
|Sun., May 15||10 a.m.||Manchester United v. Bournemouth||NBCSN|
|Sun., May 15||10 a.m.||Arsenal v. Aston Villa||Syfy|
|Sun., May 15||10 a.m.||Chelsea v. Leicester City||CNBC|
|Sun., May 15||10 a.m.||Everton v. Norwich City||Esquire|
|Sun., May 15||10 a.m.||Newcastle v. Tottenham||USA|
|Sun., May 15||10 a.m.||Southampton v. Crystal Palace||E!|
|Sun., May 15||10 a.m.||Stoke City v. West Ham United||Bravo|
|Sun., May 15||10 a.m.||Watford v. Sunderland||Oxygen|
|Sun., May 15||10 a.m.||West Bromwich Albion v. Liverpool||MSNBC|
|Sun., May 15||Noon||Goal Zone||NBC|
|Sun., May 15||2 p.m.||The Champions: The Leicester City Story||NBCSN|
|Sun., May 15||Midnight||Match of the Day||NBCSN|
|Mon., May 16||Noon||Premier League Download: The Leicester City Story||NBCSN|
|Mon., May 16||1 p.m.||Barclays Premier League News: Leicester City Parade||NBCSN|
|Mon., May 16||2 p.m.||Premier League Download: Inside the mind of Jurgen Klopp||NBCSN|
|Mon., May 16||TBD (p.m.)||THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW||NBCSN|
NBCUniversal’s “Championship Sunday” coverage kicks off at 9 a.m. ET with Premier League Live on CNBC featuring Steve Bower, Robbie Mustoe, Robbie Earle and Kyle Martino.
Bower, Mustoe, Earle and Martino will return following the matches for a special two-hour Goal Zone season wrap-up post-game show on NBC at Noon ET, which will include the emotional scenes from around the grounds, key highlights, and interviews from the final day of the season. At 2 p.m. ET, NBCSN wraps up the day’s coverage with a special The Champions: The Leicester City Story hosted by the Men in Blazers’ Roger Bennett, which will take a look at Leicester City’s remarkable path to the Premier League title.
On Monday, NBCSN surrounds the story of 2015-16 Premier League champions Leicester City with an encore presentation of Premier League Download: The Leicester City Story at Noon ET, a one-hour show on Leicester’s rise to this season’s champions, followed by an encore presentation of Leicester City’s parade celebration at 1 p.m. ET.
NBCSN presents a special one-hour season finale of THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW hosted by Michael Davies and Bennett, on Monday night, May 16, following NHL Stanley Cup Playoff coverage.
Heading into the weekend, Pro Soccer Talk will have comprehensive coverage of the most important story lines, including:
- Key match previews
- Five things to know ahead of “Championship Sunday”
- A breakdown of the Champions League and Europa League qualification scenarios
- Match television listings in the game finder
- “Toast of the Town,” a story on NBC SportsWorld by Joe Prince-Wright, details the scene, the emotion and the joy in Leicester, days after the Foxes clinched the Premier League.
Throughout the week, the NBC Sports Soccer handles will be updating fans with the latest news from around the Premier League on Facebook and Twitter, with score updates, recaps and analysis on “Championship Sunday.” Club supporters can tweet photos from their viewing parties by tagging @NBCSportsSoccer or using #BPLonNBC.
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.
–NBC SPORTS GROUP–