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Tuesday, September 13th, 2016
BLOCKBUSTER CHELSEA-LIVERPOOL MATCH THIS FRIDAY, SEPT. 16, AT 3 PM ET ON NBCSN KICKS OFF PREMIER LEAGUE COVERAGE THIS WEEKEND
Unbeaten Manchester City v. Bournemouth This Saturday at 10 a.m. ET on NBCSN & NBC UNIVERSO
Everton v. Middlesbrough Saturday at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBC & NBC UNIVERSO
THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW Airs Live This Friday at 5:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN
All Matches Streamed on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app
STAMFORD, Conn. – September 13, 2016 – Unbeaten Chelsea host Liverpool this Friday, September 16, at 3 p.m. ET on NBCSN, kicking off NBC Sports Group’s Premier League coverage this weekend. A bicycle kick from Chelsea’s Diego Costa in the final 10 minutes of their match against Swansea City last weekend leveled them 2-2 with the Swans to remain unbeaten in the Premier League this season. Liverpool come off a 4-1 win over last season’s champions Leicester City.
NBC Sports Group’s lead Premier League play-by-play announcer Arlo White calls the match, joined by analyst Graeme Le Saux at Stamford Bridge. Coverage begins Friday at 2 p.m. ET with Premier League Live on NBCSN. Rebecca Lowe hosts Premier League Live, joined by former Jamaican National Team Player Robbie Earle, and former Premier League footballer Robbie Mustoe.
THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW hosted by Michael Davies and Roger Bennett will air live Friday at 5:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN.
Premier League action on Saturday, September 17, begins at 9 a.m. ET on NBCSN with Premier League Live, followed by Manchester City v. Bournemouth. Manchester City enter the match coming off a 2-1 victory in the Manchester Derby, their fourth consecutive Premier League victory to open the season, against rivals Manchester United. Saturday’s coverage continues at 12:30 p.m. ET with Everton v. Middlesbrough on NBC and NBC UNIVERSO. Everton are unbeaten in the Premier League this season, coming off a 3-0 victory against Sunderland, during which Romelu Lukaku scored a hat trick in just under 12 minutes of match play. Following the match, NBC presents a live Goal Zone at 2:30 p.m. ET.
Coverage on Sunday, September 18, begins at 6:30 a.m. ET on CNBC with Premier League Live, followed by Watford v. Manchester United at 7 a.m. ET on CNBC and NBC UNIVERSO. Premier League action continues with Crystal Palace v. Stoke City at 9:15 a.m. ET on CNBC. This week’s live Premier League coverage wraps up Sunday at 11 a.m. ET with Premier League Live on NBCSN, followed by Tottenham v. Sunderland on NBCSN and TELEMUNDO at 11:30 a.m. ET. Tottenham are unbeaten in the Premier League this season, coming off a 4-0 win against Stoke City.
All matches not on NBCSN or CNBC in the Saturday 10 a.m. ET or Sunday 9:15 a.m. ET television windows will be available on Premier League Extra Time, a bonus television package available to MVPDs at no extra cost for customers who receive NBCSN. In addition, Saturday at 9:30 a.m. ET, the Premier League’s new Goal Rush product will be featured on Premier League Extra Time as well as via the NBC Sports app and on NBCSports.com. Manchester City v. Bournemouth will be this week’s featured match on Goal Rush.
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. The NBC Sports app will stream all matches via “TV Everywhere,” giving consumers additional value to their subscription service, and making high quality content available to MVPD customers both in and out of the home and on multiple platforms. Powered by Playmaker Media, the NBC Sports app is available on Apple iOS, Android and select Samsung devices, as well as on Amazon Fire, Apple TV, Chromecast, and Roku.
NBC Sports Digital presents four Premier League Productions programs each week throughout the season, available on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app, as well as Premier League Shorts, a short-form, digital-exclusive video series. Click here for more information.
Below is the schedule for NBCUniversal’s soccer coverage this week (all times ET):
|Fri., Sept. 16||2 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Fri., Sept. 16||3 p.m.||Chelsea v. Liverpool||NBCSN|
|Fri., Sept. 16||5 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Fri., Sept. 16||5:30 p.m.||THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW||NBCSN|
|Sat., Sept. 17||6:30 a.m.||Premier League Preview||NBCSN|
|Sat., Sept. 17||9 a.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sat., Sept. 17||9:30 a.m.||Goal Rush||Extra Time|
|Sat., Sept. 17||10 a.m.||Manchester City v. Bournemouth||NBCSN, NBC UNIVERSO|
|Sat., Sept. 17||10 a.m.||Hull City v. Arsenal||Extra Time|
|Sat., Sept. 17||10 a.m.||Leicester City v. Burnley||Extra Time|
|Sat., Sept. 17||10 a.m.||West Bromwich Albion v. West Ham||Extra Time|
|Sat., Sept. 17||12:30 p.m.||Everton v. Middlesbrough||NBC, NBC UNIVERSO|
|Sat., Sept. 17||2:30 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBC|
|Sun., Sept. 18||6:30 a.m.||Premier League Live||CNBC|
|Sun., Sept. 18||7 a.m.||Watford v. Manchester United||CNBC, NBC UNIVERSO|
|Sun., Sept. 18||9:15 a.m.||Crystal Palace v. Stoke City||CNBC|
|Sun., Sept. 18||9:15 a.m.||Southampton v. Swansea City||Extra Time|
|Sun., Sept. 18||11 a.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sun., Sept. 18||11:30 a.m.||Tottenham v. Sunderland||NBCSN, TELEMUNDO|
|Mon., Sept. 19||2 a.m.||Match of the Day II||NBCSN|
|Mon., Sept. 19||9 p.m.||Premier League Review||NBCSN|
–NBC SPORTS GROUP–