FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, December 5th, 2017
MANCHESTER CITY PLAY FOR PREMIER LEAGUE WIN-STREAK HISTORY AT RIVALS MANCHESTER UNITED IN MANCHESTER DERBY THIS SUNDAY AT 11:30 AM ET ON NBCSN & TELEMUNDO
Liverpool Host Everton in Merseyside Derby This Sunday at 9:15 a.m. ET on NBCSN & Telemundo
Former Everton Manager & Current Belgium National Team Coach Roberto Martinez Joins Sunday’s Premier League Live Coverage In-Studio
12 Exclusive Matches this Week on NBC Sports Gold’s “Premier League Pass” Feature Manchester City, Manchester United, Liverpool & Tottenham
New Episode of THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. ET Featuring Actor John Lithgow
STAMFORD, Conn. – December 5, 2017 – Top-flight history is at stake this Sunday, December 10, as second-place Manchester United host first-place Manchester City in the Manchester Derby at 11:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN and Telemundo. Raheem Sterling and Manchester City look to win their 14th straight Premier League match when they face Romelu Lukaku and Manchester United in a matchup of the top-two teams in the Premier League. A victory would see Manchester City set the record for most consecutive wins in a single season in top-flight history.
NBC Sports Group’s lead Premier League play-by-play announcer Arlo White calls the Manchester Derby, joined by Lee Dixon and Graeme Le Saux at Old Trafford.
NBC Sports Group presents 20 matches in five days this week, including the Merseyside Derby when Liverpool host Everton this Sunday at 9:15 a.m. ET on NBCSN and Telemundo. Premier League-leading scorer Mohamed Salah (12 goals) and fourth-place Liverpool come off a 5-1 win at Brighton & Hove Albion, while Everton beat Huddersfield Town 2-0 in Sam Allardyce‘s first game in charge of the Toffees.
Former Everton manager and current Belgium national team coach Roberto Martinez will join Premier League Live pre- and post-match studio coverage on Sunday. Rebecca Lowe hosts Premier League Live and Goal Zone, joined by former Jamaica National Team player Robbie Earle, and former Premier League footballer Robbie Mustoe.
Derek Rae calls the Merseyside Derby, joined by Phil Neville at Anfield.
This week’s live Premier League coverage begins Saturday, Dec. 9, at 7 a.m. ET with Premier League Live on NBCSN, followed by West Ham United v. third-place Chelsea at 7:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN and Universo. Chelsea come off a 3-1 win over Newcastle, featuring two goals from Eden Hazard.
Saturday at 10 a.m. ET, NBCSN presents Tottenham v. Stoke City. NBC Sports Gold presents four exclusive matches Saturday at 10 a.m. ET: Burnley v. Watford, Crystal Palace v. Bournemouth, Huddersfield Town v. Brighton & Hove Albion, and Swansea City v. West Bromwich Albion.
NBC presents Newcastle v. Leicester City Saturday at 12:30 p.m. ET. White calls the match, joined by Dixon.
Sunday’s live match coverage begins at 6 a.m. ET with Premier League Live on NBCSN, followed by Southampton v. fifth-place Arsenal. The Gunners look to bounce back from a 3-1 loss to Manchester United.
Mid-week match coverage begins Tuesday, December 12, at 2 p.m. ET with Premier League Live, followed by Huddersfield Town v. Chelsea at 3 p.m. ET on NBCSN. Coverage on Wednesday, December 13, begins at 2 p.m. ET with Premier League Live on NBCSN followed by West Ham v. Arsenal at 3 p.m. ET on NBCSN.
Also Tuesday and Wednesday, NBC Sports Gold’s “Premier League Pass” continues its presentation of 12 Premier League matches this week, including Manchester City, Manchester United, Liverpool and Tottenham (full schedule below).
“Premier League Pass” will feature more than 1,000 hours of additional Premier League programs and news shows throughout the season.
Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. ET, NBCSN presents a new episode of THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW hosted by popular soccer personalities Michael Davies and Roger Bennett. Actor John Lithgow will appear as a guest on this week’s episode.
This season, NBC Sports Gold – NBC Sports Digital’s direct-to-consumer live streaming product – introduced “Premier League Pass,” which features 130 exclusive Premier League matches live and on-demand, an extensive suite of daily and weekly news shows, plus classic archive programming never available before in the U.S.
NBC Sports Gold is available on Apple iOS, Android, Apple TV, Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast and online at NBCSportsGold.com. NBC Sports Gold is powered by Playmaker Media, NBC Sports Digital’s technology service which provides end-to-end support for companies in need of best-in-class live streaming and VOD solutions.
Premier League games on NBC and NBCSN 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 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, Roku Channel Store, Apple TV and Amazon Fire.
Following is the match schedule for this week’s Premier League coverage:
|Sat., Dec. 9||7 a.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sat., Dec. 9||7:30 a.m.||West Ham United v. Chelsea||NBCSN, Universo|
|Sat., Dec. 9||10 a.m.||Tottenham v. Stoke City||NBCSN|
|Sat., Dec. 9||10 a.m.||Burnley v. Watford||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Dec. 9||10 a.m.||Crystal Palace v. Bournemouth||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Dec. 9||10 a.m.||Huddersfield Town v. Brighton & Hove Albion||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Dec. 9||10 a.m.||Swansea City v. West Bromwich Albion||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Dec. 9||12:30 p.m.||Newcastle v. Leicester City||NBC|
|Sun., Dec. 10||1 a.m.||Match of the Day||NBCSN|
|Sun., Dec. 10||6 a.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sun., Dec. 10||7 a.m.||Southampton v. Arsenal||NBCSN|
|Sun., Dec. 10||9:15 a.m.||Liverpool v. Everton||NBCSN, Telemundo|
|Sun., Dec. 10||11:30 a.m.||Manchester United v. Manchester City||NBCSN, Telemundo|
|Sun., Dec. 10||1:30 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Sun., Dec. 10||Midnight||Match of the Day II||NBCSN|
|Mon., Dec. 11||1 a.m.||Match of the Week||NBCSN|
|Tues., Dec. 12||2 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Tues., Dec. 12||3 p.m.||Huddersfield Town v. Chelsea||NBCSN|
|Tues., Dec. 12||2:45 p.m.||Burnley v. Stoke City||NBC Sports Gold|
|Tues., Dec. 12||3 p.m.||Crystal Palace v. Watford||NBC Sports Gold|
|Tues., Dec. 12||5 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Wed., Dec. 13||2 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Wed., Dec. 13||3 p.m.||West Ham United v. Arsenal||NBCSN, Universo|
|Wed., Dec. 13||2:45 p.m.||Swansea City v. Manchester City||NBC Sports Gold|
|Wed., Dec. 13||3 p.m.||Manchester United v. Bournemouth||NBC Sports Gold|
|Wed., Dec. 13||3 p.m.||Liverpool v. West Bromwich Albion||NBC Sports Gold|
|Wed., Dec. 13||3 p.m.||Tottenham v. Brighton & Hove Albion||NBC Sports Gold|
|Wed., Dec. 13||2:45 p.m.||Southampton v. Leicester City||NBC Sports Gold|
|Wed., Dec. 13||2:45 p.m.||Newcastle v. Everton||NBC Sports Gold|
|Wed., Dec. 13||5 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Wed., Dec. 13||5:30 p.m.||THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW||NBCSN|
–NBC SPORTS GROUP–