FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, January 26th, 2015
“SUPER” WEEKEND FEATURES FIRST-PLACE CHELSEA HOSTING SECOND-PLACE MAN CITY THIS SAT. AT 12:30 PM ET ON NBC; LIVE ON-SITE STUDIO COVERAGE FROM ARIZONA
Fourth-Place Manchester United v. Leicester City Saturday at 10 a.m. ET; Third-Place Southampton v. Swansea City Sunday at 11 a.m. ET on NBCSN
Premier League Live Featuring Rebecca Lowe, Robbie Earle, Kyle Martino & Robbie Mustoe to Originate From “Super Bowl Central” in Downtown Phoenix
Two-Hour Live Transfer Deadline Day Special Monday at 6 p.m. ET on NBCSN
All Matches Available on NBC Sports Live Extra
STAMFORD, Conn. – Jan. 26, 2015 – First-place Chelsea host second-place Manchester City in a blockbuster match between two title favorites this Saturday, Jan. 31, at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBC and mun2, highlighting NBC Sports Group’s Premier League coverage this weekend.
Premier League Live, NBC Sports Group’s pre- and post-match studio show, will be located in downtown Phoenix this weekend at “Super Bowl Central,” NBC Sports Group’s primary home for studio programing during Super Bowl week. Rebecca Lowe will host the show beginning at 7 a.m. ET on Saturday, and continuing throughout the weekend, alongside former Jamaica National Team player Robbie Earle, former Major League Soccer and U.S. Men’s National Team midfielder Kyle Martino, and former Premier League footballer Robbie Mustoe.
Chelsea come off a 5-0 win over Swansea City on Jan. 17, featuring two goals from both Premier League-leading scorer Diego Costa (17 goals) and midfielder Oscar. Manchester City look to rebound after a 2-0 loss to Arsenal on Jan. 18. NBC Sports Group’s lead Premier League play-by-play announcer Arlo White calls the match, joined by analyst Graeme Le Saux at Stamford Bridge.
This weekend’s live match coverage begins with Hull City v. Newcastle at 7:45 a.m. ET Saturday on NBCSN. At 10 a.m., NBCSN and mun2 will host coverage of fourth-place Manchester United v. Leicester City. All matches not 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.
Coverage continues on Sunday, Feb. 1, with Premier League Live at 7:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN, followed by Arsenal and their leading scorer Alexis Sanchez (12 goals, fourth-most in BPL) hosting Aston Villa at 8:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN and mun2. Premier League commentator Steve Bower calls the match, joined by analyst Lee Dixon at Emirates Stadium. At 11 a.m. ET, third-place Southampton, currently on a three-match winning streak, host Swansea City on NBCSN. White calls the match, joined by Le Saux at St Mary’s Stadium.
On Monday, Feb. 2, NBCSN presents a special two-hour live Transfer Deadline Day Special hosted by Lowe, who will be joined by Mustoe and Earle at the NBC Sports Group International Broadcast Center in Stamford, Conn., to discuss the latest player news as the Premier League transfer window closes.
Saturdays throughout the Premier League season, The 2 Robbies “Football” Show, hosted by Earle and Mustoe, airs at 5 p.m. ET 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.
THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW hosted by Michael Davies and Roger Bennett will air at 10 p.m. ET on NBCSN Mondays throughout the Premier League season.
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):
|Sat., Jan. 31||6 a.m.||Barclays Premier League Preview||NBCSN|
|Sat., Jan. 31||7 a.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sat., Jan. 31||7:45 a.m.||Hull City v. Newcastle||NBCSN|
|Sat., Jan. 31||10 a.m.||Manchester United v. Leicester City||NBCSN, mun2|
|Sat., Jan. 31||10 a.m.||Liverpool v. West Ham||Extra Time|
|Sat., Jan. 31||10 a.m.||West Brom v. Tottenham||Extra Time|
|Sat., Jan. 31||10 a.m.||Crystal Palace v. Everton||Extra Time|
|Sat., Jan. 31||10 a.m.||Stoke City v. Queens Park Rangers||Extra Time|
|Sat., Jan. 31||10 a.m.||Sunderland v. Burnley||Extra Time|
|Sat., Jan. 31||Noon||Premier League Live||NBC|
|Sat., Jan. 31||12:30 p.m.||Chelsea v. Manchester City||NBC, mun2|
|Sat., Jan. 31||2:30 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Sat., Jan. 31||11 p.m.||Match of the Day||NBCSN|
|Sun., Feb. 1||6 a.m.||Match of the Day||NBCSN|
|Sun., Feb. 1||7:30 a.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sun., Feb. 1||8:30 a.m.||Arsenal v. Aston Villa||NBCSN, mun2|
|Sun., Feb. 1||11 a.m.||Southampton v. Swansea City||NBCSN|
|Sun., Feb. 1||12 a.m.||Match of the Day II||NBCSN|
|Mon., Feb. 2||1 a.m.||Match of the Week||NBCSN|
|Mon., Feb. 2||6 p.m.||Premier League Live: Transfer Deadline Day||NBCSN|
|Mon., Feb. 2||8:30 p.m.||Barclays Premier League Review||NBCSN|
|Mon., Feb. 2||10 p.m.||THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW||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 via “TV Everywhere,” giving consumers additional value to 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 Live Extra app is available at the App Store for iPad and iPod touch, and on select tablet devices within Google Play. 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–