FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, August 11th, 2014
5 DAYS UNTIL NEW PREMIER LEAGUE SEASON KICKS OFF ON THE NETWORKS OF NBCUNIVERSAL
Tim Howard & Everton visit Leicester City on NBCSN at 10 a.m. ET
Coverage Debuts Saturday, August 16 at 7 AM ET on NBCSN with Manchester United v. Swansea City
STAMFORD, Conn. – August 11, 2014 – NBC Sports Group’s coverage of the 2014-15 Premier League season kicks off five days from today, on Saturday, August 16. Coverage begins at 7 a.m. ET with Premier League Live on NBCSN followed by Manchester United v. Swansea City and continues throughout the season on the networks of NBCUniversal, on the Premier League Extra Time bonus TV package, and streamed live on NBC Sports Live Extra.
PREMIER LEAGUE NUMBER OF THE DAY: 5
It took Crystal Palace 5 attempts to survive a Premier League campaign. Prior to the 2013-14 season, Palace had been promoted to the Premier League four times, only to be relegated on each occasion. Last season, the Eagles finished safely in 11th place, their best-ever BPL finish.
NBC Sports Group will once again make all 380 games from the Premier League available in the United States. All games will be preceded and followed by Premier League Live pre- and post-match shows from the NBC Sports Group International Broadcast Center in Stamford, Conn.
Leicester City v. Everton on NBCSN at 10 a.m. ET Saturday, August 16
NBC Sports Group today announced the full schedule for the first week of the Premier League season, with newly promoted Leicester City hosting Everton and Tim Howard, starting goalkeeper for the U.S. Men’s National Team in the 2014 and 2010 FIFA World Cups, in the Saturday 10 a.m. ET time slot on NBCSN.
All matches not shown on NBCSN in the Saturday 10 a.m. ET window will be available on Premier League Extra Time, a bonus television package available to MVPDs at no extra cost for customers who receive NBCSN.
NBC Sports Group’s Premier League schedule for the first week of the season:
|Sat., Aug. 16||7:45 a.m.||Man United||Swansea City||NBCSN, mun2|
|Sat., Aug. 16||10 a.m.||Leicester City||Everton||NBCSN|
|Sat., Aug. 16||10 a.m.||West Ham||Tottenham||Extra Time|
|Sat., Aug. 16||10 a.m.||Stoke City||Aston Villa||Extra Time|
|Sat., Aug. 16||10 a.m.||Queens Park Rangers||Hull City||Extra Time|
|Sat., Aug. 16||10 a.m.||West Brom||Sunderland||Extra Time|
|Sat., Aug. 16||12:30 p.m.||Arsenal||Crystal Palace||NBC, mun2|
|Sun., Aug. 17||8:30 a.m.||Liverpool||Southampton||NBCSN|
|Sun., Aug. 17||11 a.m.||Newcastle||Man City||NBCSN, Telemuno|
|Mon., Aug. 18||3 p.m.||Burnley||Chelsea||NBCSN, mun2|
For NBC Sports Group’s Premier League television schedule for the first three months of the season, click here.
–NBC SPORTS GROUP–