FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, August 7th, 2015
NEW PREMIER LEAGUE SEASON KICKS OFF TOMORROW ON THE NETWORKS OF NBCUNIVERSAL
Commentary Teams Named for First Week of the Season
Coverage Debuts with Premier League Live at 7 a.m. ET, Followed by Manchester United v. Tottenham on NBCSN
STAMFORD, Conn. – August 7, 2015 – NBC Sports Group’s coverage of the 2015-16 Premier League season kicks off tomorrow, Saturday, August 8. Coverage begins at 7 a.m. ET with Premier League Live on NBCSN followed by Manchester United v. Tottenham, 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.
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.
Announce Teams for First Week of the Premier League Season
NBC Sports Group’s lead Premier League play-by-play announcer Arlo White will be joined by Graeme Le Saux on-site at Stamford Bridge to call Chelsea v. Swansea City tomorrow at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBC. White will be joined by Lee Dixon to call Sunday’s Arsenal v. West Ham match at 8:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN.
Saturday at 10 a.m. ET, USA Network presents coverage of U.S. Men’s National Team goalkeeper Tim Howard and Everton v. Watford.
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 former Jamaican National Team player Robbie Earle and former Premier League footballer Robbie Mustoe.
The full commentary assignments for week one, including matches broadcast by the Premier League using the World Feed:
|Manchester United v. Tottenham||NBCSN, NBC UNIVERSO||Jim Proudfoot, Jim Beglin|
|Bournemouth v. Aston Villa||NBCSN||Gary Taphouse, Tony Gale|
|Everton v. Watford||USA||Gary Weaver, Davie Provan|
|Leicester City v. Sunderland||Extra Time||Ian Crocker, Trevor Francis|
|Norwich City v. Crystal Palace||Extra Time||Tony Jones, David Prutton|
|Chelsea v. Swansea City||NBC, NBC UNIVERSO||Arlo White, Graeme Le Saux|
|Arsenal v. West Ham||NBCSN, NBC UNIVERSO||Arlo White, Lee Dixon|
|Newcastle v. Southampton||Extra Time||Joe Speight, Andy Hinchcilffe|
|Stoke City v. Liverpool||NBCSN, TELEMUNDO||Jon Champion, Jim Beglin|
|West Bromwich Albion v. Manchester City||NBCSN, NBC UNIVERSO||Martin Tyler, Kevin Kilbane|
For NBC Sports Group’s Premier League television schedule for the first two months of the season, click here.
–NBC SPORTS GROUP–