FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, May 20th, 2015
NBCUNIVERSAL MATCH SCHEDULE ANNOUNCED FOR PREMIER LEAGUE “CHAMPIONSHIP SUNDAY,” THIS SUN., MAY 24, AT 10 AM ET
10 Matches Live Across 10 Networks
NBC Hosts Coverage of Hull City v. Manchester United; Chelsea v. Sunderland on NBCSN
Premier League Live Kicks off at 9 AM ET on NBCSN
Special Sneak Preview of Universal Pictures’ Jurassic World Following All 10 Matches
All Matches Available on NBC Sports Live Extra
STAMFORD, Conn. – May 20, 2015 – NBCUniversal presents a blockbuster “Championship Sunday,” with all 10 matches presented live simultaneously on 10 different NBCUniversal television networks this Sunday, May 24 at 10 a.m. ET. NBC and TELEMUNDO host coverage of Hull City v. Manchester United, with 2014-15 Champions Chelsea v. Sunderland on NBCSN and NBC UNIVERSO. In addition, all 10 matches will be streamed on NBC Sports Live Extra, NBC Sports Group’s live streaming product for desktops, mobile devices and tablets.
Chelsea, this season’s Premier League champions, will be presented with the trophy this Sunday. Following Sunderland’s 0-0 draw against Arsenal today, the club is clear of relegation danger, while Newcastle and Hull City aim to avoid the final relegation position on Sunday.
Following is a schedule for NBCUniversal’s Premier League coverage this weekend:
|Fri., May 22||Midnight||Premier League Championship Sunday Preview||NBCSN|
|Sat., May 23||1 a.m.||Premier League Goals of the Season||NBCSN|
|Sun., May 24||9 a.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sun., May 24||10 a.m.||Hull City v. Manchester United||NBC, TELEMUNDO|
|Sun., May 24||10 a.m.||Chelsea v. Sunderland||NBCSN, NBC UNIVERSO|
|Sun., May 24||10 a.m.||Newcastle v. West Ham United||USA|
|Sun., May 24||10 a.m.||Stoke City v. Liverpool||Syfy|
|Sun., May 24||10 a.m.||Everton v. Tottenham||CNBC|
|Sun., May 24||10 a.m.||Manchester City v. Southampton||MSNBC|
|Sun., May 24||10 a.m.||Arsenal v. West Bromwich Albion||Bravo|
|Sun., May 24||10 a.m.||Crystal Palace v. Swansea City||E!|
|Sun., May 24||10 a.m.||Aston Villa v. Burnley||Esquire|
|Sun., May 24||10 a.m.||Leicester City v. Queens Park Rangers||Oxygen|
|Sun., May 24||Noon||Goal Zone Championship Sunday||NBC|
|Sun., May 24||Noon||Goal Zone Championship Sunday||NBCSN|
|Sun., May 24||2 p.m.||Premier League Live: The Champions||NBCSN|
|Sun., May 24||After NHL Playoffs||THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW||NBCSN|
|Mon., May 25||1 a.m.||Match of the Day II||NBCSN|
|Mon., May 25||After NHL Playoffs||THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW (Encore)||NBCSN|
NBCUniversal’s “Championship Sunday” coverage kicks off at 9 a.m. ET with Premier League Live on NBCSN featuring Rebecca Lowe, Robbie Earle, Kyle Martino, and Robbie Mustoe. Following the matches on each of the 10 networks, there will be a special one-minute sneak preview of Universal Pictures’ Jurassic World, which premieres Friday, June 12.
Lowe, Earle, Martino, and Mustoe will return following the matches for a special Goal Zone season wrap-up post-game show on NBC at Noon ET, which will include the emotional scenes from around the grounds, Chelsea’s trophy ceremony from Stamford Bridge, and all of the key highlights and interviews from the final day of the season. NBCSN will simulcast Goal Zone for the first hour, with coverage moving to NBCSN from 1-2 p.m. ET. At 2 p.m. ET, NBCSN wraps up the day’s coverage with a special Premier League Live: The Champions, which will take a look at Chelsea’s path to the Premier League title.
NBCSN presents a special one-hour season finale of THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW hosted by Michael Davies and Roger Bennett, on Sunday night following live NHL Stanley Cup Playoff coverage, with an encore presentation on Monday night, May 25, also following live NHL Stanley Cup Playoff coverage. Rebecca Lowe will be a guest in the “Panic Room” on the finale.
NBC Sports Group is once again making 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 on the iTunes App Store, Google Play and Windows Store. NBC UNIVERSO and TELEMUNDO are airing 100 and 40 Premiere League matches in Spanish respectively, with matches also streamed live on their NBC UNIVERSO NOW and NBC DEPORTES EN VIVO EXTRA apps. 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–