FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, October 27th, 2015
CHELSEA V. LIVERPOOL AT 8:45 AM ET & CRYSTAL PALACE V. MANCHESTER UNITED AT 11 AM ET THIS SAT., OCT. 31, ON NBCSN HIGHLIGHT WEEKEND BPL COVERAGE
Arlo White & Lee Dixon Call Chelsea-Liverpool from Stamford Bridge
Swansea City v. Second-Place Arsenal Saturday at 11 a.m. ET on USA Network
Carmelo Anthony Guests on THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW Mon., Nov. 2 at 11 p.m. ET on NBCSN
All Matches Available on NBC Sports Live Extra
STAMFORD, Conn. – October 27, 2015 – Last season’s champions Chelsea v. Liverpool at 8:45 a.m. ET (NBCSN, TELEMUNDO) and a match between two top-10 Premier League teams, seventh-place Crystal Palace v. fourth-place Manchester United, at 11 a.m. ET (NBCSN) this Saturday, Oct. 31, highlight NBC Sports Group’s Premier League coverage this weekend. Weekend Premier League coverage begins at 8 a.m. ET on Saturday with Premier League Live.
The pressure has begun to mount on Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho after a 2-1 loss to West Ham this past Saturday saw the defending champions fall to 15th place, while Liverpool and new manager Jurgen Klopp come off a 1-1 draw against Southampton on Sunday. NBC Sports Group’s lead Premier League play-by-play announcer Arlo White calls the match joined by analyst Lee Dixon at Stamford Bridge.
After a 0-0 draw in last Sunday’s Manchester Derby, Manchester United look to hold their opponents goalless for a 3rd straight game at Crystal Palace on Saturday.
Swansea City host second-place Arsenal and their leading scorer Alexis Sanchez (six goals, tied for second-most in BPL) Saturday at 11 a.m. ET on USA Network and NBC UNIVERSO. Arsenal come off a 2-1 win over Everton on Saturday, which featured two goals in a span of two minutes by Olivier Giroud and Laurent Koscielny. Swansea enter the match coming off a 2-1 win of their own against Aston Villa.
Matches not featured on NBCSN or USA Network in the Saturday 11 a.m. ET television 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.
Premier League coverage on Sunday, Nov. 1, begins at 7:30 a.m. ET with Premier League Live, followed by Everton v. Sunderland at 8:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN. Coverage continues at 11 a.m. ET with Southampton v. Bournemouth on USA Network and NBC UNIVERSO.
This week’s live match coverage wraps up on Monday, Nov. 2, with Premier League Live at 2 p.m. ET and Tottenham v. Aston Villa at 3 p.m. ET. Tottenham’s Harry Kane scored a hat trick in Spurs’ 5-1 win over Bournemouth on Sunday.
Rebecca Lowe hosts Premier League Live alongside former Jamaican National Team Player Robbie Earle and former Premier League footballer Robbie Mustoe.
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 airs Mondays at 11 p.m. ET throughout the Premier League season. New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony will be this Monday’s guest.
From now through December 6, NBC Sports Group is asking fans to “show their pub some love” by submitting nominations for NBC Sports Group’s contest to find best Premier League bar in America. Visit NBCSports.com/BestPLBarContest for more information.
All Premier League games will be streamed on NBC Sports Live Extra, NBC Sports Group’s live streaming product for desktops, mobile devices, tablets, and connected TVs.
Below is the schedule for NBCUniversal’s soccer coverage this week (all times ET):
|Sat., Oct. 31||7 a.m.||Barclays Premier League Preview||NBCSN, TELEMUNDO|
|Sat., Oct. 31||8 a.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sat., Oct. 31||8:45 a.m.||Chelsea v. Liverpool||NBCSN|
|Sat., Oct. 31||11 a.m.||Crystal Palace v. Manchester United||NBCSN|
|Sat., Oct. 31||11 a.m.||Swansea City v. Arsenal||USA, NBC UNIVERSO|
|Sat., Oct. 31||11 a.m.||Manchester City v. Norwich City||Extra Time|
|Sat., Oct. 31||11 a.m.||Watford v. West Ham United||Extra Time|
|Sat., Oct. 31||11 a.m.||Newcastle v. Stoke City||Extra Time|
|Sat., Oct. 31||11 a.m.||West Bromwich Albion v. Leicester City||Extra Time|
|Sun., Nov. 1||6 a.m.||Barclays Premier League World||NBCSN|
|Sun., Nov. 1||6:30 a.m.||Match of the Day||NBCSN|
|Sun., Nov. 1||7:30 a.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sun., Nov. 1||8:30 a.m.||Everton v. Sunderland||NBCSN|
|Sun., Nov. 1||11 a.m.||Southampton v. Bournemouth||USA, NBC UNIVERSO|
|Sun., Nov. 1||1 p.m.||Goal Zone||USA|
|Mon., Nov. 2||12:30 a.m.||Match of the Day II||NBCSN|
|Mon., Nov. 2||1:30 a.m.||Match of the Week||NBCSN|
|Mon., Nov. 2||2 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Mon., Nov. 2||3 p.m.||Tottenham v. Aston Villa||NBCSN|
|Mon., Nov. 2||5 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Mon., Nov. 2||11 p.m.||THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW||NBCSN|
|Mon., Nov. 2||11:30 p.m.||Premier League Encore||NBCSN|
–NBC SPORTS GROUP–