FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, January 13th, 2017
**PROGRAMMING ALERT** — STEELERS-CHIEFS PLAYOFF GAME ON NBC THIS SUNDAY, JANUARY 15, MOVED TO 8:20 P.M. ET
Football Night In America Begins Sunday at 7:30 p.m. ET on NBC
Originally-Scheduled for January 15 at 1:05 p.m. ET, Game Moved Due to Public Safety Concerns In Light of Forecasted Storm
NBC Sports’ Sunday Afternoon Coverage Now Highlighted By Live Premier League and NHL Action Beginning at Noon ET on NBC
STAMFORD, Conn. – January 13, 2017 – Per the NFL’s announcement earlier today, the AFC Divisional playoff game featuring the Pittsburgh Steelers and Kansas City Chiefs at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., will now be played this Sunday, January 15, at 8:20 p.m. ET, on NBC. The game, which was originally-scheduled for January 15 at 1:05 p.m. ET, was moved due to public safety concerns in light of a forecasted storm for the Kansas City area this weekend.
Coverage of Steelers-Chiefs will now begin Sunday at 7:30 p.m. ET on NBC with Football Night In America.
With Steelers-Chiefs moving to Sunday night, NBC’s broadcast schedule on Sunday will begin at noon ET with a live, in-progress simulcast of NBCSN’s presentation of the Manchester United v. Liverpool Premier League match. Coverage continues at 1 p.m. ET with an NHL Metropolitan Division clash between the Philadelphia Flyers and Washington Capitals, followed by an episode of NFL Turning Point at 3:30 p.m. ET.
Following is NBC Sports’ updated Sunday schedule for this Sunday on NBC:
|Sun., January 15||Premier League – Manchester United v. Liverpool*||NBC||Noon|
|NHL – Philadelphia at Washington||NBC||1 p.m.|
|NFL Turning Point||NBC||3:30 p.m.|
|USSA Freestyle Cup Aerials – Lake Placid||NBC||4:30 p.m.|
|Football Night In America||NBC||7:30 p.m.|
|NFL Divisional Game – Pittsburgh at Kansas City||NBC||8:20 p.m.|
*Coverage begins at 11 a.m. ET on NBCSN