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Tuesday, December 12th, 2017
MANCHESTER CITY PLAY FOR PREMIER LEAGUE HISTORY IN MID-WEEK PREMIER LEAGUE MATCH ACTION TOMORROW AT 2:45 PM ET ON NBCSN V. SWANSEA CITY
Special 20% Discount For Next 2 Days on NBC Sports Gold’s “Premier League Pass” — 11 Exclusive Matches this Week Feature Manchester United, Liverpool, Arsenal & Tottenham
Manchester City Can Become First Club In English Top-Flight History with 15 Straight Wins
New Episode of THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW Tomorrow at 6:00 p.m. ET Featuring Actor John Lithgow
STAMFORD, Conn. – December 12, 2017 – Manchester City became the first club to win 14 successive English top-flight matches in a single season with their 2-1 win against rivals Manchester United on Sunday, and look to continue the streak against Swansea City tomorrow, Wednesday, December 13, at 2:45 p.m. ET on NBCSN. With a win, Manchester City would become the first club in English top-flight history with 15 straight wins. Coverage begins at 2 p.m. ET on NBCSN with Premier League Live.
Mid-week Premier League action begins today, Tuesday, December 12, at 2 p.m. ET with Premier League Live on NBCSN immediately followed by Huddersfield Town v. third-place Chelsea at 3 p.m. ET. Chelsea look to rebound following a 1-0 loss to West Ham, while Huddersfield come off a 2-0 win v. Brighton.
**NBC Sports Gold “Premier League Pass” Available for 20% Midweek Discount**
Fans can purchase the 2017-18 season of “Premier League Pass” at a 20% discount, priced at $39.99, through midnight on Wednesday, December 13 on NBCSportsGold.com. NBC Sports Gold’s “Premier League Pass” begins its presentation of 11 Premier League matches this week, including Manchester United, Liverpool, Arsenal and Tottenham (full schedule below). “Premier League Pass” will feature more than 1,000 hours of additional Premier League programs and news shows throughout the season.
Wednesday at 6 p.m. ET, NBCSN presents a new episode of THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW hosted by popular soccer personalities Michael Davies and Roger Bennett. Actor John Lithgow will appear as a guest on this week’s episode.
Weekend Premier League coverage begins this Saturday, December 16, at 6:30 a.m. ET with Premier League Live on NBCSN, followed by Leicester City v. Crystal Palace at 7:30 a.m. ET. Saturday at 10 a.m. ET, NBCSN hosts coverage of Chelsea v. Southampton, with Arsenal v. Newcastle United at 10 a.m. ET on CNBC. NBC Sports Gold presents three exclusive matches Saturday at 10 a.m. ET: Brighton & Hove Albion v. Burnley; Stoke City v. West Ham; and Watford v. Huddersfield.
Saturday at 12:30 p.m. ET, NBC presents league-leaders Manchester City v. sixth-place Tottenham. NBC Sports Group’s lead Premier League play-by-play announcer Arlo White calls the match, joined by analysts Lee Dixon and Graeme Le Saux.
Match coverage on Sunday, December 17, begins at 8 a.m. ET with Premier League Live on NBCSN, followed by West Bromwich Albion v. Manchester United at 9:15 a.m. ET and Bournemouth v. Liverpool at 11:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN.
Live match coverage wraps up Monday, December 18, at 2 p.m. ET with Premier League Live on NBCSN, followed by Everton v. Swansea City.
Rebecca Lowe hosts Premier League Live and Goal Zone, joined by former Jamaica National Team player Robbie Earle, and former Premier League footballer Robbie Mustoe.
Monday at 5:30 p.m. ET, NBCSN presents a new episode of THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW featuring Lowe as guest.
This season, NBC Sports Gold – NBC Sports Digital’s direct-to-consumer live streaming product – introduced “Premier League Pass,” which features 130 exclusive Premier League matches live and on-demand, an extensive suite of daily and weekly news shows, plus classic archive programming never available before in the U.S.
NBC Sports Gold is available on Apple iOS, Android, Apple TV, Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast and online at NBCSportsGold.com. NBC Sports Gold is powered by Playmaker Media, NBC Sports Digital’s technology service which provides end-to-end support for companies in need of best-in-class live streaming and VOD solutions.
Premier League matches on NBC and NBCSN will be streamed on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app — NBC Sports Group’s live streaming product for desktops, mobile devices, tablets, and connected TVs. Coverage will be streamed via “TV Everywhere,” giving consumers additional value 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 app is powered by Playmaker Media and available on the iTunes App Store, Google Play, Roku Channel Store, Apple TV and Amazon Fire.
Following is the match schedule for this week’s Premier League coverage:
|Tues., Dec. 12||2 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Tues., Dec. 12||3 p.m.||Huddersfield v. Chelsea||NBCSN|
|Tues., Dec. 12||2:45 p.m.||Burnley v. Stoke City||NBC Sports Gold|
|Tues., Dec. 12||3 p.m.||Crystal Palace v. Watford||NBC Sports Gold|
|Tues., Dec. 12||5 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Wed., Dec. 13||2 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Wed., Dec. 13||2:45 p.m.||Swansea City v. Manchester City||NBCSN|
|Wed., Dec. 13||3 p.m.||West Ham v. Arsenal||NBC Sports Gold|
|Wed., Dec. 13||3 p.m.||Manchester United v. Bournemouth||NBC Sports Gold|
|Wed., Dec. 13||3 p.m.||Liverpool v. West Bromwich Albion||NBC Sports Gold|
|Wed., Dec. 13||3 p.m.||Tottenham v. Brighton & Hove Albion||NBC Sports Gold|
|Wed., Dec. 13||2:45 p.m.||Southampton v. Leicester City||NBC Sports Gold|
|Wed., Dec. 13||2:45 p.m.||Newcastle v. Everton||NBC Sports Gold|
|Wed., Dec. 13||5 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Wed., Dec. 13||6 p.m.||THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW||NBCSN|
|Sat., Dec. 16||6:30 a.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sat., Dec. 16||7:30 a.m.||Leicester City v. Crystal Palace||NBCSN|
|Sat., Dec. 16||10 a.m.||Chelsea v. Southampton||NBCSN|
|Sat., Dec. 16||10 a.m.||Arsenal v. Newcastle||CNBC|
|Sat., Dec. 16||10 a.m.||Brighton & Hove Albion v. Burnley||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Dec. 16||10 a.m.||Stoke City v. West Ham||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Dec. 16||10 a.m.||Watford v. Huddersfield||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Dec. 16||12:30 p.m.||Manchester City v. Tottenham||NBC|
|Sun., Dec. 17||1 a.m.||Match of the Day||NBCSN|
|Sun., Dec. 17||8 a.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sun., Dec. 17||9:15 a.m.||West Bromwich Albion v. Manchester United||NBCSN|
|Sun., Dec. 17||11:30 a.m.||Bournemouth v. Liverpool||NBCSN|
|Sun., Dec. 17||1:30 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Sun., Dec. 17||Midnight||Match of the Day||NBCSN|
|Mon., Dec. 18||1 a.m.||Match of the Week||NBCSN|
|Mon., Dec. 18||2 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Mon., Dec. 18||3 p.m.||Everton v. Swansea City||NBCSN|
|Mon., Dec. 18||5 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Mon., Dec. 18||5:30 p.m.||THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW||NBCSN|
–NBC SPORTS GROUP–