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Wednesday, December 26th, 2018
NBC SPORTS’ BOXING DAY BONANZA TODAY – 30% OFF NBC SPORTS GOLD’S PREMIER LEAGUE PASS & DEBUT OF FREE “PREMIER LEAGUE PICK ‘EM” WITH CASH PRIZES
Five Exclusive Matches on NBC Sports Gold’s “Premier League Pass” Today, Including Manchester City, Manchester United and Tottenham
NBC Sports’ Premier League Pick ‘Em Debuts Today; Features $50,000 Grand Prize & Minimum of $5,000 in Weekly Prizes
Boxing Day Marathon Includes New Episode of THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW featuring Rebecca Lowe at 5:30 P.M. ET on NBCSN
STAMFORD, Conn. – December 26, 2018 – Today is Boxing Day, always eagerly anticipated by Premier League fans. Also today, NBC Sports is offering a pair of Premier League holiday specials.
Today only, NBC Sports Gold – NBC Sports Digital’s direct-to-consumer live streaming product – is offering a 30% discount of “Premier League Pass” with the promo code FLASHSALE. Purchasing fans will have access to five exclusive Premier League matches today on NBC Sports Gold featuring Manchester City, Manchester United and Tottenham
NBC Sports will also debut Premier League Pick ‘Em today, the first game from the new, free-to-play NBC Sports Predictor games app. The app, developed with Boom Fantasy, is available in the App Store and Google Play Store, and will give eligible fans the chance to win hundreds of thousands of dollars in prizes over the next year. The free contests will feature weekly cash prizes across a variety of NBC Sports properties.
Each match week, Premier League Pick ‘Em will feature at least $5,000 in weekly prizes, with a $50,000 grand prize for a “perfect week” – picking the correct scores of all five Premier League matches in that match week’s competition (information on scoring, prizing, and Official Rules here).
Coverage of five exclusive matches will air on NBC Sports Gold today: Burnley v. Everton, Crystal Palace v. Cardiff City, Leicester City v. Manchester City, Manchester United v. Huddersfield, and Tottenham v. Bournemouth.
Today’s extensive Boxing Day coverage features four matches across NBC Sports included in this week’s Premier League Pick ‘Em options: Liverpool v. Newcastle, Leicester City v. Manchester City, Brighton & Hove Albion v. Arsenal and Watford v. Chelsea. Tomorrow’s match featuring Southampton v. West Ham completes this week’s “Pick ‘Em” game schedule.
Following the Boxing Day matches, NBCSN presents a new episode of THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW hosted by popular soccer personalities Michael Davies and Roger Bennett today at 5:30 p.m. ET. NBC Sports’ Premier League host Rebecca Lowe is today’s guest.
Premier League Pick ‘Em Debut – Boxing Day Matches in Play
Match Week 19
|Wed., Dec. 26||10 a.m. – NBCSN||Liverpool v. Newcastle|
|Wed., Dec. 26||10 a.m. – NBC Sports Gold||Leicester City v. Manchester City|
|Wed., Dec. 26||12:15 p.m. – NBCSN||Brighton & Hove Albion v. Arsenal|
|Wed., Dec. 26||2:30 p.m. – NBCSN||Watford v. Chelsea|
|Thur., Dec. 27||2:45 p.m. – NBCSN||Southampton v. West Ham|
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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.
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