Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016


Yesterday’s Title-Deciding Chelsea-Tottenham Match Ranks as Most-Streamed Match Ever on NBC Sports Live Extra

Manchester United v. Leicester City on Sunday Ranks as Most-Watched Match on NBCSN Since Arsenal-Chelsea on 4/26/15 & Second-Most Streamed on Live Extra

Fourth-Place Manchester City v. Third-Place Arsenal This Sunday at 11 a.m. ET on NBCSN

12 Days Until “Championship Sunday” on the Networks of NBCUniversal

All Matches Available on NBC Sports Live Extra

STAMFORD, Conn. – May 3, 2016 –  2015-16 Premier League Champions Leicester City will put the finishing touches on their remarkable “Cinderella” story season when they raise the Premier League trophy at the King Power Stadium this Saturday, May 7, where they face Everton at 12:30 p.m. ET on USA Network and NBC UNIVERSO. NBC Sports Group’s lead play-by-play announcer Arlo White calls the action, joined by Graeme Le Saux.

Leicester City became champions after second-place Tottenham failed to win against Chelsea yesterday, drawing 2-2. The thrilling match ranks as the most-streamed match ever on NBC Sports Live Extra, delivering 145,000 unique users and 8.5 million live minutes. The Foxes’ 1-1 draw against Manchester United on Sunday averaged 908,000 viewers to rank as NBCSN’s most-watched match since Arsenal-Chelsea on April 26, 2015 (979,000 average viewers). Leicester City-Manchester United also ranks as Live Extra’s second-most streamed match ever, delivering 143,000 unique users and 7.2 million live minutes.

Leicester City, crowned champions in England’s top flight for the first time in their 132-year history, became only the fifth club to win the Premier League title in the last 21 years (Chelsea, Arsenal, Manchester United, Manchester City).

With 12 days until “Championship Sunday” (Sun., May 15, 10 a.m. ET on the networks of NBCUniversal), two tight Premier League races continue – at the top of the table for the remaining two Champions League positions (clubs with a top-four finish), and at the bottom to avoid the remaining two relegation positions (clubs with a bottom-three finish). This week’s Premier League coverage begins Saturday at 7 a.m. ET with Premier League Live on NBCSN followed by relegation-threatened Norwich City (19th-place) v. Champions League hopefuls Manchester United (5th place) at 7:45 a.m. ET on NBCSN and NBC UNIVERSO.

Coverage continues Saturday at 10 a.m. ET, when NBCSN and NBC UNIVERSO host coverage of Aston Villa v. Newcastle, and USA Network hosts coverage of Sunderland v. Chelsea. Only one point separates 17-place Newcastle from 18th-place Sunderland, which are in the final relegation position.

Premier League coverage on Sunday, May 8, begins at 7:30 a.m. ET with Premier League Live, followed by second-place Tottenham v. Southampton at 8:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN and TELEMUNDO. Coverage continues Sunday at 11 a.m. ET with a blockbuster match between fourth-place Manchester City v. third-place Arsenal on NBCSN. White calls Manchester City-Arsenal joined by analyst Lee Dixon.

All matches not on NBCSN or USA Network in the Saturday 10 a.m. ET and Sunday 11 a.m. ET television windows will be available on Premier League Extra Time, a bonus television package available to MVPDs at no extra cost for customers who receive NBCSN.

This week’s live Premier League coverage concludes on Tuesday, May 10, with Premier League Live at 2 p.m. ET on NBCSN followed by West Ham v. Manchester United at 2:45 p.m. ET on NBCSN and NBC UNIVERSO.

Steve Bower hosts Premier League Live joined by Robbie Earle and Kyle Martino.

Saturdays throughout the Premier League season, The 2 Robbies “Football” Show, hosted by Earle and Robbie Mustoe, airs at 5 p.m. ET on the terrestrial NBC Sports Radio Network as well as on and the NBC Sports Radio mobile app. For more information, and to download the app, visit

THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW hosted by Michael Davies and Roger Bennett will air Monday on NBCSN following coverage of the NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs. English freestyle footballer duo Billy Wingrove and Jeremy Lynch – the “F2 Freestylers” – will guest this week.

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. NBC Sports Live Extra will stream all matches 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, Windows Store, Roku Channel Store, Apple TV and Amazon Fire. For desktops, NBC Sports Live Extra can be accessed at

Below is the schedule for NBCUniversal’s soccer coverage this week (all times ET):

Date Time Match Network
Sat., May 7 6 a.m. Barclays Premier League Preview NBCSN
Sat., May 7 7 a.m. Premier League Live NBCSN
Sat., May 7 7:45 a.m. Norwich City v. Manchester United NBCSN
Sat., May 7 10 a.m. Aston Villa v. Newcastle NBCSN, NBC UNIVERSO
Sat., May 7 10 a.m. Sunderland v. Chelsea USA
Sat., May 7 10 a.m. West Ham United v. Swansea City Extra Time
Sat., May 7 10 a.m. Crystal Palace v. Stoke City Extra Time
Sat., May 7 10 a.m. Bournemouth v. West Bromwich Albion Extra Time
Sat., May 7 Noon Premier League Live USA
Sat., May 7 12:30 p.m. Leicester City v. Everton USA, NBC UNIVERSO
Sat., May 7 2:30 p.m. Goal Zone USA
Sun., May 8 7:30 a.m. Premier League Live NBCSN
Sun., May 8 8:30 a.m. Tottenham v. Southampton NBCSN, TELEMUNDO
Sun., May 8 11 a.m. Manchester City v. Arsenal NBCSN
Sun., May 8 11 a.m. Liverpool v. Watford Extra Time
Sun., May 8 1 p.m. Goal Zone NBCSN
Mon., May 9 11:30 p.m. Barclays Premier League Review NBCSN
Tues., May 10 12:30 a.m. Premier League Encore NBCSN
Tues., May 10 2 p.m. Premier League Live NBCSN
Tues., May 10 2:45 p.m. West Ham v. Manchester United NBCSN, NBC UNIVERSO
Tues., May 10 5 p.m. Goal Zone NBCSN