Friday, August 12th, 2016


Commentary Teams Named for First Week of the Season

Coverage Debuts Tomorrow, Saturday, August 13 at 6:30 a.m. ET on CNBC

STAMFORD, Conn. – August 12, 2015 – NBC Sports Group’s coverage of the 2016-17 Premier League season kicks off tomorrow, Saturday, August 13. Coverage begins at 6:30 a.m. ET with Premier League Live on CNBC followed by newly promoted Hull City v. last season’s champions Leicester City at 7:30 a.m. ET. Coverage continues throughout the season on the networks of NBCUniversal, on the Premier League Extra Time bonus TV package, and streamed live on and the NBC Sports app.

NBC Sports Group will once again make all 380 games from the Premier League available in the United States. 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. Steve Bower will host Premier League Live for the first two weeks of the season, joined by former Jamaica National Team player Robbie Earle and former Premier League footballer Robbie Mustoe.

The full schedule for week one, including matches broadcast by the Premier League using the World Feed:

Date Time (ET) Match Network Match Commentators
Sat., Aug. 13 6:30 a.m. Premier League Live CNBC  
Sat., Aug. 13 7:30 a.m. Hull City v. Leicester City CNBC Peter Drury, Jim Beglin
Sat., Aug. 13 10 a.m. Everton v. Tottenham CNBC Jim Proudfoot, Matt Holland
Sat., Aug. 13 10 a.m. Southampton v. Watford Extra Time Gary Taphouse, Keith Andrews
Sat., Aug. 13 10 a.m. Crystal Palace v. West Bromwich Albion Extra Time Daniel Mann, Tony Gale
Sat., Aug. 13 10 a.m. Burnley v. Swansea City Extra Time Joe Speight, Garry Birtles
Sat., Aug. 13 10 a.m. Middlesbrough v. Stoke City Extra Time Tony Jones, Davie Provan
Sat., Aug. 13 12:30 p.m. Manchester City v. Sunderland CNBC Jon Champion, Lee Dixon
Sat., Aug. 13 2:30 p.m. Goal Zone CNBC  
Sun., Aug. 14 7:30 a.m. Premier League Live NBCSN  
Sun., Aug. 14 8:30 a.m. Bournemouth v. Manchester United NBCSN Peter Drury, Jim Beglin
Sun., Aug. 14 11 a.m. Arsenal v. Liverpool NBCSN Jon Champion, Graeme Le Saux
Mon., Aug. 15 2:30 p.m. Premier League Live USA  
Mon., Aug. 15 3 p.m. Chelsea v. West Ham USA Martin Tyler, Danny Higginbotham
Mon., Aug. 15 5 p.m. Goal Zone USA  

For NBC Sports Group’s Premier League television schedule for the first three months of the season, click here.