FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, October 21st, 2014
LEAGUE LEADERS CHELSEA VISIT SIXTH-PLACE MANCHESTER UNITED THIS SUNDAY AT NOON ET ON NBC
Arlo White & Lee Dixon Have the Call from Old Trafford; Graeme Le Saux & Gary Lineker in On-Site Studio
Fourth-Place West Ham United v. Second-Place Manchester City Saturday at 7:45 a.m. ET on NBCSN
Swansea City v. Leicester City Saturday at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBC
THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW Mondays at 10 p.m. ET on NBCSN
All Matches Available on NBC Sports Live Extra
STAMFORD, Conn. – October 21, 2014 – Two Premier League giants face off as first-place Chelsea visit sixth-place Manchester United this Sunday, Oct. 26, at Noon ET on NBC and Telemundo, highlighting this week’s coverage. Chelsea and manager Jose Mourinho look to remain unbeaten as they face a Manchester United side reinvigorated under new manager Louis van Gaal.
NBC Sports Group’s Premier League lead play-by-play announcer Arlo White calls the match, joined by analyst Lee Dixon at Old Trafford. Former Chelsea defender Graeme Le Saux hosts on–site studio coverage for Premier League Live alongside former English footballer and BBC Match of the Day presenter Gary Lineker.
Premier League coverage begins this Saturday, Oct. 25, at 7 a.m. ET with Premier League Live, followed by fourth-place West Ham United hosting second-place Manchester City at 7:45 a.m. ET on NBCSN and mun2. Manchester City are coming off a 4-1 win against Tottenham last Saturday, that was highlighted by a four-goal outing from joint-league leading scorer Sergio Aguero.
At 10 a.m. ET on Saturday, NBCSN and mun2 host coverage of Sunderland v. Arsenal. Coverage continues at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBC with the first-ever Premier League meeting between Swansea City and Leicester City. White and Dixon call the match from the Liberty Stadium.
On Sunday, coverage begins at 8:30 a.m. ET with Premier League Live on NBCSN, followed by Tottenham v. Newcastle at 9:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN.
All matches not shown on NBCSN in the Saturday 10 a.m. ET and Sunday at 9:30 a.m. ET 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.
Following Manchester United v. Chelsea on Sunday, NBC presents a live, 60-minute, Goal Zone at 2 p.m. ET hosted by Rebecca Lowe, who is joined by former Jamaican National Team Player Robbie Earle and former Premier League footballer Robbie Mustoe. Lowe will host Match of the Day II with analysts Earle and Mustoe on Sunday at 3 p.m. ET on NBCSN, providing in-depth analysis, post-match interviews, and extended highlights with match commentators.
On Monday, coverage begins at 3 p.m. ET with Premier League Live on NBCSN followed by Queens Park Rangers v. Aston Villa and U.S. Men’s National Team goalkeeper Brad Guzan at 4 p.m. ET on NBCSN and mun2.
THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW hosted by Michael Davies and Roger Bennett will air at 10 p.m. ET each Monday throughout the Premier League season.
All matches 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. Lowe hosts Premier League Live alongside Earle and Mustoe.
All Premier League games will be streamed on NBC Sports Live Extra, NBC Sports Group’s live streaming product for desktops, mobile devices and tablets.
Below is the schedule for NBCUniversal’s soccer coverage this week (all times ET):
|Fri., Oct. 24||7:30 p.m.||Barclays Premier League Preview||NBCSN|
|Fri., Oct. 24||8 p.m.||MLS: Chicago Fire vs Houston Dynamo||NBCSN|
|Sat., Oct. 25||7 a.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sat., Oct. 25||7:45 a.m.||West Ham v. Manchester City||NBCSN, mun2|
|Sat., Oct. 25||10 a.m.||Sunderland v. Arsenal||NBCSN, mun2|
|Sat., Oct. 25||10 a.m.||Liverpool v. Hull City||Extra Time|
|Sat., Oct. 25||10 a.m.||Southampton v. Stoke City||Extra Time|
|Sat., Oct. 25||10 a.m.||West Brom v. Crystal Palace||Extra Time|
|Sat., Oct. 25||12:30 p.m.||Swansea City v. Leicester City||NBC|
|Sat., Oct. 25||2:30 p.m.||MLS: Seattle Sounders vs LA Galaxy||NBC|
|Sat., Oct. 25||11 p.m.||Match of the Day||NBC|
|Sun., Oct 26||8:30 a.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sun., Oct 26||9:30 a.m.||Tottenham v. Newcastle||NBCSN|
|Sun., Oct 26||9:30 a.m.||Burnley v. Everton||Extra Time|
|Sun., Oct 26||Noon||Manchester United v. Chelsea||NBC, Telemundo|
|Sun., Oct 26||2 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBC|
|Sun., Oct 26||3 p.m.||Match of the Day II||NBCSN|
|Sun., Oct 26||10:30 p.m.||Match of the Day II||NBCSN|
|Mon., Oct. 27||12:30 a.m.||Match of the Week||NBCSN|
|Mon., Oct. 27||2:30 p.m.||Barclays Premier League News||NBCSN|
|Mon., Oct. 27||3 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Mon., Oct. 27||4 p.m.||Queens Park Rangers v. Aston Villa||NBCSN, mun2|
|Mon., Oct. 27||6 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Mon., Oct. 27||10 p.m.||THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW||NBCSN|
|Mon., Oct. 27||10:30 p.m.||Barclays Premier League Review||NBCSN|
NBC Sports Group will once again make all 380 games from the Premier League available in the United States on the networks of NBCUniversal, on the Premier League Extra Time bonus TV package, and streamed live on NBC Sports Live Extra. Every MVPD has the option to carry every Premier League match on live television and via live streaming at no additional cost to consumers.
–NBC SPORTS GROUP–