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Wednesday, March 13th, 2019
2ND-PLACE LIVERPOOL VISIT FULHAM THIS SUN., MARCH 17 AT 10 A.M. ET ON NBCSN & UNIVERSO, HIGHLIGHTING NBC SPORTS’ PREMIER LEAGUE COVERAGE THIS WEEK
Live Coverage Kicks off Sat., March 16 with Premier League Mornings at 10:30 a.m. ET, Followed by Burnley v. Leicester City on NBCSN
Two Matches Exclusively on NBC Sports Gold This Weekend; “Premier League Pass” Available for $19.99
Roger Bennett Hosts “In the Shadow of the Kop”; Debut Episode Features Interview with Liverpool Manager Jurgen Klopp
Eden Hazard Joins Arlo White for “Inside the Mind” Interview on YouTube
Arsenal-Manchester United Ranks As 2nd-Most Watched Live Premier League Match in U.S. History
STAMFORD, Conn. – March 13, 2019 – In the quest for their first-ever Premier League title, 2nd-place Liverpool visit Fulham this Sunday, March 17 at 10 a.m. ET on NBCSN and Universo, highlighting NBC Sports’ Premier League coverage this week. Sitting just one point behind 1st-place Manchester City, Liverpool will go to the top of the table with a win this weekend. Arlo White calls the match, joined by analyst Graeme Le Saux.
NBC Sports’ Premier League coverage this weekend begins Saturday, March 16 at 10:30 a.m. ET with Premier League Mornings, followed by Burnley v. Leicester City at 11 a.m. ET on NBCSN. Leicester City are coming off a 3-1 win against Fulham last weekend, their first win under newly-appointed manager Brendan Rodgers.
Also at 11 a.m. ET, NBC Sports Gold presents two exclusive matches: Bournemouth v. Newcastle and West Ham v. Huddersfield.
NBC Sports Gold’s “Premier League Pass” is available for $19.99. Fans can purchase the discounted pass here.
Live Premier League action returns on Sunday with Premier League Mornings at 9 a.m. ET, followed by a doubleheader on NBCSN. At 12:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN and Telemundo, Chelsea visit Everton with aims to narrow the gap between the “big 6” teams fighting for a top-4 finish.
Rebecca Lowe hosts Premier League Mornings, Premier League Live, and Goal Zone, joined by former Premier League footballer Robbie Mustoe and former U.S. Men’s National Team midfielder Kyle Martino.
IN THE SHADOW OF THE KOP
Hosted by Roger Bennett, “In the Shadow of the Kop,” a special multi-platform documentary series, highlights Liverpool’s unique connection to its supporters, rich history, and return to form as one of England’s most dominant clubs. Available now on the NBC Sports’ YouTube channel, the debut digital episode of “In the Shadow of the Kop” features an exclusive in-depth interview with Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp. Klopp joins Bennett to discuss the history of Liverpool’s managers, the importance of thanking fans, the pressure of the title race, and what it means to win.
INSIDE THE MIND OF EDEN HAZARD
Chelsea star forward Eden Hazard joins Arlo White for this week’s episode of “Inside the Mind,” exclusively on NBC Sports’ YouTube Channel (available Saturday, March 16).
ARSENAL-MANCHESTER UNITED DELIVERS VIEWERSHIP MILESTONE
Arsenal’s 2-0 win over Manchester United on Sunday posted a Total Audience Delivery (TAD) average of 1.68 million viewers across all platforms – NBC, NBCSports.com, the NBC Sports app, and Telemundo – to rank as the second most-watched live Premier League match in U.S. history (1.72 million for Manchester Derby, 4/7/18) according to live plus same day official national data released today by Nielsen, and digital data from Adobe Analytics.
PREMIER LEAGUE PICK ‘EM
NBC Sports’ Premier League Pick ‘Em is the first game from the new, free-to-play NBC Sports Predictor games app. The app, developed with Boom Fantasy, is available in the App Store and Google Play Store, and will give eligible fans the chance to win hundreds of thousands of dollars in prizes over the next year. Each match week, Premier League Pick ‘Em will feature at least $5,000 in weekly prizes, with a $50,000 grand prize for a “perfect week” – picking the correct scores of all five Premier League matches in that match week’s competition (information on scoring, prizing, and Official Rules here).
Matches in Play for Premier League Pick ‘Em this Week:
Match Day 31
|Sat., Mar. 16||11 a.m. – NBCSN||Burnley v. Leicester City|
|Sat., Mar. 16||11 a.m. – NBC Sports Gold||Bournemouth v. Newcastle|
|Sat., Mar. 16||11 a.m. – NBC Sports Gold||West Ham v. Huddersfield|
|Sun., Mar. 17||10:15 a.m. – NBCSN||Fulham v. Liverpool|
|Sun., Mar. 17||12:30 p.m. – NBCSN||Everton v. Chelsea|
NBC Sports Gold – NBC Sports Digital’s direct-to-consumer live streaming product – “Premier League Pass” features 150 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. “Premier League Pass” features more than 1,000 hours of additional non-match content throughout the season. Fans can purchase by visiting NBCSportsGold.com for the 2018-19 season of “Premier League Pass,” available for the rest of the season at a reduced price of $19.99. Click here for more information.
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 (all times ET, subject to change):
|Sat., Mar. 16||10:30 a.m.||Premier League Mornings||NBCSN|
|Sat., Mar. 16||11 a.m.||Burnley v. Leicester City||NBCSN|
|Sat., Mar. 16||11 a.m.||Bournemouth v. Newcastle||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Mar. 16||11 a.m.||West Ham v. Huddersfield||NBC Sports Gold, Universo|
|Sat., Mar. 16||11 a.m.||Goal Rush||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sun., Mar. 17||6:30 a.m.||Match of the Day||NBCSN|
|Sun., Mar. 17||9 a.m.||Premier League Mornings||NBCSN|
|Sun., Mar. 17||10:15 a.m.||Fulham v. Liverpool||NBCSN, Universo|
|Sun., Mar. 17||12:30 p.m.||Everton v. Chelsea||NBCSN, Telemundo|
|Sun., Mar. 17||2:30 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
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