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Wednesday, December 5th, 2018
“PREMIER LEAGUE MORNINGS LIVE” FAN FEST IN NEW YORK THIS SAT. HIGHLIGHTS FULL WEEK OF PREMIER LEAGUE ACTION
MATCH TODAY: Manchester United Host Arsenal at 3 p.m. ET on NBCSN and Universo
20% off the “Premier League Pass” Ends Today Featuring Liverpool, Chelsea and Tottenham; 8 Exclusive Matches This Week on NBC Sports Gold
Saturday’s “Premier League Mornings Live” Fan Fest Includes Chelsea v. 1st-Place Manchester City at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBC and Three Matches on NBCSN
New Episodes of THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW Featuring Paul Greengrass Today at 5:30 p.m. ET and Arlo White on Mon., Dec. 10 at 5:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN
STAMFORD, Conn. – Dec. 5, 2018 – NBC Sports and the Premier League will welcome fans to the largest U.S. celebration of Premier League fans to date at the “Premier League Mornings Live” Fan Fest this Saturday, December 8 in Manhattan., with festivities kicking off at 7 a.m. ET.
Saturday’s extensive coverage is highlighted by Chelsea v. 1st-place Manchester City at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBC. Chelsea look to upset the league leaders at home, while Manchester City hope to remain unbeaten atop the table. Arlo White calls the match, joined by analysts Lee Dixon and Graeme Le Saux.
NBC Sports’ Premier League Mornings studio team of host Rebecca Lowe and analysts Robbie Earle, Kyle Martino, and Robbie Mustoe will broadcast live from the event at New York City’s South Street Seaport beginning at 7 a.m. ET on NBCSN. Premier League all-time leading scorer Alan Shearer will join the day’s activities and the broadcast, helping bring the celebration to viewers all across the country.
The Fan Fest will span four-match windows from 7a.m. ET to 5 p.m. ET for the first time, starting with Bournemouth v. Liverpool at 7:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN. The event will feature an indoor pitch, the Premier League trophy, club mascots, an EA Sports FIFA 19 gaming zone, airbrush tattoo and pancake artists, special giveaways and more.
NBC Sports will also bring cameras to additional markets for “live look-ins” across the nation for passionate Premier League viewers to join the celebration. Additional details will be announced later this week.
Today, Manchester United face Arsenal at 3 p.m. ET on NBCSN and Universo. After an impressive 4-2 win in the North London Derby last weekend, Arsenal look to continue their 19-match unbeaten streak, while Manchester United come off a 2-2 draw with Southampton. NBC Sports Gold also presents five matches this afternoon starting at 2:45 p.m. ET: Burnley v. Liverpool, Fulham v. Leicester City, Wolverhampton Wanderers v. Chelsea, Tottenham v. Southampton, and Everton v. Newcastle.
Live match coverage continues from the Fan Fest in New York City on Saturday with Bournemouth v. Liverpool at 7:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN, followed at 10 a.m. with Manchester United v. Fulham on NBCSN, Arsenal v. Huddersfield on CNBC, and three exclusive matches on NBC Sports Gold: Burnley v. Brighton & Hove Albion, Cardiff City v. Southampton and West Ham v. Crystal Palace.
Saturday’s event concludes with coverage of Leicester City v. Tottenham at 2:45 pm ET on NBCSN. Leicester City come off a 2-0 win over Watford, while Tottenham look to rebound after last weekend’s loss against Arsenal.
Premier League action continues on Sunday, Dec. 9 with Newcastle v. Wolverhampton Wanderers at 11 a.m. ET on NBCSN, and concludes on Monday, Dec. 10 with Everton v. Watford at 3 p.m. ET on NBCSN.
NBCSN presents two new episodes this week of THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW hosted by popular soccer personalities Michael Davies and Roger Bennett. Director, producer, and writer Paul Greengrass will appear today at 5:30 p.m. ET and Arlo White will join for the full show on Monday, Dec. 10 at 5:30 p.m. ET.
GET 20% OFF NBC SPORTS GOLD’S “PREMIER LEAGUE PASS”
Eight Premier League matches will stream exclusively on NBC Sports Gold this week. Through the end of today, fans can purchase NBC Sports Gold’s “Premier League Pass” for 20% off with the Promo Code SAVENOW.
NBC Sports Gold – NBC Sports Digital’s direct-to-consumer live streaming product – “Premier League Pass” features 150 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. “Premier League Pass” features more than 1,000 hours of additional non-match content throughout the season. Fans can purchase by visiting NBCSportsGold.com for the 2018-19 season of “Premier League Pass,” priced at $49.99. Click here for more information.
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Premier League games 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 (all times ET, subject to change):
|Wed., Dec. 5||2 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Wed., Dec. 5||3 p.m.||Manchester United v. Arsenal||NBCSN, Universo|
|Wed., Dec. 5||2:45 p.m.||Burnley v. Liverpool||NBC Sports Gold|
|Wed., Dec. 5||2:45 p.m.||Everton v. Newcastle||NBC Sports Gold|
|Wed., Dec. 5||2:45 p.m.||Fulham v. Leicester City||NBC Sports Gold|
|Wed., Dec. 5||2:45 p.m.||Wolverhampton Wanderers v. Chelsea||NBC Sports Gold|
|Wed., Dec. 5||3 p.m.||Tottenham v. Southampton||NBC Sports Gold|
|Wed., Dec. 5||2:45 p.m.||Goal Rush||NBC Sports Gold|
|Wed., Dec. 5||5 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Wed., Dec. 5||5:30 p.m.||THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW||NBCSN|
|Sat., Dec. 8||7 a.m.||Premier League Mornings Live||NBCSN|
|Sat., Dec. 8||7:30 a.m.||Bournemouth v. Liverpool||NBCSN|
|Sat., Dec. 8||10 a.m.||Manchester United v. Fulham||NBCSN, Telemundo, & Universo|
|Sat., Dec. 8||10 a.m.||Arsenal v. Huddersfield||CNBC|
|Sat., Dec. 8||10 a.m.||Burnley v. Brighton & Hove Albion||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Dec. 8||10 a.m.||Cardiff City v. Southampton||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Dec. 8||10 a.m.||West Ham v. Crystal Palace||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Dec. 8||10 a.m.||Goal Rush||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Dec. 8||12:30 p.m.||Chelsea v. Manchester City||NBC|
|Sat., Dec. 8||2:45 p.m.||Leicester City v. Tottenham||NBCSN|
|Sun., Dec. 9||10 a.m.||Premier League Mornings||NBCSN|
|Sun., Dec. 9||11 a.m.||Newcastle v. Wolverhampton Wanderers||NBCSN|
|Sun., Dec. 9||1 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Mon., Dec 10||2 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Mon., Dec. 10||3 p.m.||Everton v. Watford||NBCSN|
|Mon., Dec. 10||5 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Mon., Dec. 10||5:30 p.m.||THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW||NBCSN|