FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, August 25th, 2016
NBC SPORTS DIGITAL TO DEBUT NEW PREMIER LEAGUE “GOAL RUSH” VIA NBC SPORTS APP AND NBCSPORTS.COM THIS SATURDAY, AUG. 27 AT 10 AM ET
New Goal Rush Product – Featuring RedZone-like Live Look-Ins during Most Multi-Match Windows – Highlights Six Matches This Saturday
STAMFORD, Conn. – August 25, 2016 – Beginning this Saturday, August 27 in the 10 a.m. ET window – which features six matches – NBC Sports Digital will offer the Premier League’s new Goal Rush product via the NBC Sports app and on NBCSports.com.
During most multi-match windows, Goal Rush will provide viewers the most compelling action in real time and on replay so viewers won’t miss a single score or key play. Premier League host John Dykes will host the program, which focuses on one match and features live look-ins on action at all the grounds. The show will follow the most important stories and include a round-up of all the first-half action at halftime. Viewers will also be kept updated with graphics, headlines and statistics.
“We are excited to offer Goal Rush, which will provide fans with a unique Premier League viewing experience during windows with simultaneous matches,” said Rick Cordella, SVP and General Manager, Digital Media, NBC Sports Group.
This week, Goal Rush will feature Watford v. Arsenal, and include live look-ins at the other five matches in the Saturday 10 a.m. ET window. All Premier League matches in the 10 a.m. ET window will be made available on NBCSN or on Premier League Extra Time, a bonus television package available to MVPDs at no extra cost for customers who receive NBCSN. All games preceded and followed by Premier League Live pre- and post-match shows from the NBC Sports Group International Broadcast Center in Stamford, Conn.
All Premier League games will be streamed on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app — NBC Sports Group’s live streaming product for desktops, mobile devices, tablets, and connected TVs. Coverage will be streamed 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 app is powered by Playmaker Media and available on the iTunes App Store, Google Play, Windows Store, Roku Channel Store, Apple TV and Amazon Fire.
Following is this week’s Premier League schedule:
|Sat., Aug. 27||6 a.m.||Premier League Preview||NBCSN|
|Sat., Aug. 27||6:30 a.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sat., Aug. 27||7:30 a.m.||Tottenham v. Liverpool||NBCSN|
|Sat., Aug. 27||10 a.m.||Chelsea v. Burnley||NBCSN|
|Sat., Aug. 27||10 a.m.||Watford v. Arsenal||Extra Time|
|Sat., Aug. 27||10 a.m.||Leicester City v. Swansea City||Extra Time|
|Sat., Aug. 27||10 a.m.||Everton v. Stoke City||Extra Time|
|Sat., Aug. 27||10 a.m.||Crystal Palace v. Bournemouth||Extra Time|
|Sat., Aug. 27||10 a.m.||Southampton v. Sunderland||Extra Time|
|Sat., Aug. 27||12:30 p.m.||Hull City v. Manchester United||NBC|
|Sat., Aug. 27||2:30 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Sun., Aug. 28||7:30 a.m.||Premier League Live||CNBC|
|Sun., Aug. 28||8:30 a.m.||West Bromwich Albion v. Middlesbrough||CNBC|
|Sun., Aug. 28||10:30 a.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sun., Aug. 28||11 a.m.||Manchester City v. West Ham||NBCSN|
|Sun., Aug. 28||Midnight||Match of the Day||NBCSN|
|Mon., Aug. 29||1 a.m.||Match of the Week||NBCSN|
|Mon., Aug. 29||7:30 p.m.||Premier League Review||NBCSN|
|Mon., Aug. 29||8:30 p.m.||Match of the Week||NBCSN|
— NBC Sports Group–