FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, November 25th, 2014
NBC SPORTS GROUP PRESENTS 20 PREMIER LEAGUE MATCHES IN FIVE DAYS
Second-Place Southampton v. Third-Place Manchester City Sunday at 8:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN
Unbeaten Chelsea visit Sunderland Saturday at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBC
THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW Mondays at 10 p.m. ET on NBCSN
The 2 Robbies “Football” Show Expands Distribution to Terrestrial NBC Sports Radio Network
All Matches Available on NBC Sports Live Extra
STAMFORD, Conn. – November 25, 2014 – NBC Sports Group presents 20 Premier League matches in five days beginning this Saturday, November 29. Weekend coverage is highlighted by second-place Southampton facing third-place Manchester City and Premier League-leading scorer Sergio Aguero (12 goals) this Sunday, November 30, at 8:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN. NBC Sports Group’s Premier League lead play-by-play announcer Arlo White calls the match, joined by Lee Dixon at St. Mary’s Stadium.
Premier League coverage kicks off on Saturday, November 29, at 7 a.m. ET with Premier League Live on NBCSN, followed by West Bromwich Albion hosting Arsenal and their leading scorer Alexis Sanchez (eight goals, third-most in BPL) at 7:45 a.m. ET on NBCSN and mun2. Coming off a crucial 2-1 victory over Arsenal, Manchester United host Hull City Saturday at 10 a.m. ET on NBCSN and mun2.
NBC hosts coverage of first-place Chelsea visiting Sunderland at 12:30 p.m. ET this Saturday. Premier League powerhouse Chelsea won 2-0 over West Bromwich Albion on Saturday and are off to their second-best start in Premier League history (10-2-0). White calls the match joined by Dixon at the Stadium of Light.
Following the Saturday matches, The 2 Robbies “Football” Show, hosted by former Jamaica National Team Player Robbie Earle and former Premier League footballer Robbie Mustoe, airs at 5 p.m. ET. For the first time, the show will be available on the terrestrial NBC Sports Radio Network as well as on NBCSportsRadio.com and the NBC Sports Radio mobile app. For more information, and to download the app, visit NBCSportsRadio.com.
Following Sunday’s Southampton v. Manchester City match, Tottenham host Everton and U.S. Men’s National Team goalkeeper Tim Howard at 11 a.m. ET on NBCSN.
THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW hosted by Michael Davies and Roger Bennett will air at 10 p.m. ET on NBCSN each Monday throughout the Premier League season.
NBC Sports Group’s coverage of the first mid-week match day of the season begins Tuesday, December 2, at 2:45 p.m. ET on NBCSN with Manchester United v. Stoke City and continues Wednesday, December 3, at 2:45 p.m. ET with Chelsea v. Tottenham on NBCSN. White will be joined by Graeme Le Saux to call Chelsea v. Tottenham from Stamford Bridge.
The five additional matches this Saturday in the 10 a.m. ET slot as well as the five additional matches on Tuesday, December 3, in the 2:45 p.m. to 3:00 pm slot, and the three additional matches on Wednesday, December 3, in the 2:45 p.m. slot will be available on Premier League Extra Time, a bonus television package available to MVPDs at no extra cost for customers who receive NBCSN.
The Premier League Game Finder can be accessed at http://www.nbcsports.com/ExtraTime.
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. Rebecca 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 through Wednesday, December 3 (all times ET):
|Sat., Nov. 29||6 a.m.||Barclays Premier League Preview||NBCSN|
|Sat., Nov. 29||7 a.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sat., Nov. 29||7:45 a.m.||West Brom v. Arsenal||NBCSN, mun2|
|Sat., Nov. 29||10 a.m.||Manchester United v. Hull City||NBCSN, mun2|
|Sat., Nov. 29||10 a.m.||Liverpool v. Stoke City||Extra Time|
|Sat., Nov. 29||10 a.m.||West Ham v. Newcastle||Extra Time|
|Sat., Nov. 29||10 a.m.||Swansea City v. Crystal Palace||Extra Time|
|Sat., Nov. 29||10 a.m.||Burnley v. Aston Villa||Extra Time|
|Sat., Nov. 29||10 a.m.||Queens Park Rangers v. Leicester City||Extra Time|
|Sat., Nov. 29||12:30 p.m.||Sunderland v. Chelsea||NBC|
|Sat., Nov. 29||3 p.m.||MLS Cup Playoffs: New England Revolution vs New York Red Bulls||NBCSN|
|Sat., Nov. 29||Midnight||Match of the Day||NBCSN|
|Sun., Nov. 30||6 a.m.||Barclays Premier League World||NBCSN|
|Sun., Nov. 30||6:30 a.m.||Match of the Day||NBCSN|
|Sun., Nov. 30||7:30 a.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sun., Nov. 30||8:30 a.m.||Southampton v. Manchester City||NBCSN|
|Sun., Nov. 30||11 a.m.||Tottenham v. Everton||NBCSN|
|Sun., Nov. 30||1 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Sun., Nov. 30||2 p.m.||Match of the Day II||NBCSN|
|Mon., Dec. 1||12:30 a.m.||Match of the Week||NBCSN|
|Mon., Dec. 1||10 p.m.||THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW||NBCSN|
|Mon., Dec. 1||10:30 p.m.||Barclays Premier League Review||NBCSN|
|Tues., Dec. 2||12:30 a.m.||Premier League Encore||NBCSN|
|Tues., Dec. 2||2 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Tues., Dec. 2||2:45 p.m.||Manchester United v. Stoke City||NBCSN|
|Tues., Dec. 2||2:45 p.m.||Leicester v. Liverpool||Extra Time|
|Tues., Dec. 2||2:45 p.m.||Burnley v. Newcastle||Extra Time|
|Tues., Dec. 2||2:45 p.m.||Swansea City v. Queens Park Rangers||Extra Time|
|Tues., Dec. 2||3 p.m.||Crystal Palace v. Aston Villa||Extra Time|
|Tues., Dec. 2||3 p.m.||West Brom v. West Ham||Extra Time|
|Tues., Dec. 2||5 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Wed., Dec. 3||1 a.m.||Premier League Encore||NBCSN|
|Wed., Dec. 3||1:30 p.m.||Barclays Premier League News||NBCSN|
|Wed., Dec. 3||2 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Wed., Dec. 3||2:45 p.m.||Chelsea v. Tottenham||NBCSN|
|Wed., Dec. 3||2:45 p.m.||Arsenal v. Southampton||Extra Time|
|Wed., Dec. 3||2:45 p.m.||Sunderland v. Manchester City||Extra Time|
|Wed., Dec. 3||2:45 p.m.||Everton v. Hull City||Extra Time|
|Wed., Dec. 3||5 p.m.||Goal Zone||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–