FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, January 30th, 2017
LIVERPOOL V. 1ST-PLACE CHELSEA FOLLOWED BY PREMIER LEAGUE LIVE: TRANSFER DEADLINE DAY SPECIAL TOMORROW – LIVE COVERAGE BEGINS AT 2 PM ET ON NBCSN
Fourth-Place Liverpool v. First-Place Chelsea Tomorrow, Tues., Jan. 31, at 3 p.m. ET on NBCSN
Two-Hour Goal Zone /Premier League Live: Transfer Deadline Day Programs to Cover Breaking News & Analysis of the Latest Transfer Storylines
Manchester United v. Hull City Wednesday at 3 p.m. ET on NBCSN
THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW featuring Guest Carli Lloyd Wednesday Live at 5:30 p.m. ET & Two New Episodes of It’s Called Football Wednesday at 6 p.m. ET on NBCSN
STAMFORD, Conn. – January 30, 2017 – Kicking off mid-week Premier League action, fourth-place Liverpool host first-place Chelsea and Premier League joint-leading scorer Diego Costa (15 goals) tomorrow, Tuesday, Jan. 31, at 2 p.m. ET on NBCSN. The Reds look to revive their title hopes with a win at home against Chelsea, who sit eight points clear at the top of the table. In the last meeting between the teams in September, Liverpool defeated Chelsea 2-1.
NBC Sports Group’s lead Premier League play-by-play announcer Arlo White calls the match, joined by Lee Dixon at Anfield. Coverage begins at 2 p.m. ET with Premier League Live on NBCSN.
Following the match, NBCSN presents a special, live two-hour block featuring Goal Zone and Premier League Live: Transfer Deadline Day show at 5 p.m. ET. The program will cover breaking news and include insights and analysis on all the latest transfers. Rebecca Lowe hosts the programs, joined by former Major League Soccer and U.S. Men’s National Team midfielder Kyle Martino and former Premier League footballer Robbie Mustoe.
Live Premier League match coverage continues this Wednesday, Feb. 1, at 2 p.m. ET with Premier League Live followed by Manchester United v. Hull City at 3 p.m. ET on NBCSN. Wayne Rooney broke Manchester United’s all-time scoring record in the club’s last Premier League match, scoring his 250th goal for the club to secure a 1-1 draw at Stoke City.
In addition, Wednesday’s West Ham United v. Manchester City match at 2:45 p.m. ET will be presented in 4K ultra high definition (UHD) to eligible DIRECTV 4K customers. Click here for more information.
All matches not on NBCSN in the Tuesday 2:45 p.m. ET and Wednesday afternoon 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.
Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. ET, NBCSN presents a new live episode of THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW hosted by Roger Bennett and Michael Davies, featuring two-time Olympic gold medalist, FIFA Women’s World Cup champion, and two-time FIFA Player of the Year Carli Lloyd as guest.
NBCSN will premiere new back-to-back episodes It’s Called Football Wednesday at 6 p.m. ET. Hosted by the YouTube sensation F2 Freestylers, the series presents viewers with the jaw-dropping trick shots the F2 Freestylers have become known for, as well as an in-depth look at what makes the Premier League unlike any other league in the world. West Ham United will be the featured club for the 6 p.m. ET show on Wednesday, followed by Southampton at 6:30 p.m. ET. In addition, NBCSN will present encore presentations of the Chelsea and Arsenal episodes Tuesday at 7 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. ET, respectively. Click here for more information.
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 mid-week soccer coverage (all times ET):
|Tues., Jan. 31||2 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Tues., Jan. 31||3 p.m.||Liverpool v. Chelsea||NBCSN|
|Tues., Jan. 31||2:45 p.m.||Arsenal v. Watford||Extra Time|
|Tues., Jan. 31||2:45 p.m.||Sunderland v. Tottenham||Extra Time|
|Tues., Jan. 31||2:45 p.m.||Swansea City v. Southampton||Extra Time|
|Tues., Jan. 31||2:45 p.m.||Burnley v. Leicester City||Extra Time|
|Tues., Jan. 31||2:45 p.m.||Bournemouth v. Crystal Palace||Extra Time|
|Tues., Jan. 31||2:45 p.m.||Middlesbrough v. West Bromwich Albion||Extra Time|
|Tues., Jan. 31||5 p.m.||Goal Zone / Premier League Live: Transfer Deadline Day||NBCSN|
|Tues., Jan. 31||7 p.m.||It’s Called Football: Chelsea||NBCSN|
|Tues., Jan. 31||7:30 p.m.||It’s Called Football: Arsenal||NBCSN|
|Wed., Feb. 1||2 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Wed., Feb. 1||3 p.m.||Manchester United v. Hull City||NBCSN|
|Wed., Feb. 1||2:45 p.m.||West Ham United v. Manchester City||Extra Time|
|Wed., Feb. 1||3 p.m.||Stoke City v. Everton||Extra Time|
|Wed., Feb. 1||5 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Wed., Feb. 1||5:30 p.m.||THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW||NBCSN|
|Wed., Feb. 1||6 p.m.||It’s Called Football: West Ham United||NBCSN|
|Wed., Feb. 1||6:30 p.m.||It’s Called Football: Southampton||NBCSN|
–NBC SPORTS GROUP–