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Tuesday, January 15th, 2019
ARSENAL HOST CHELSEA IN LONDON DERBY THIS SAT., JAN. 19 AT 12:30 P.M. ET ON NBC & UNIVERSO, HIGHLIGHTING NBC SPORTS’ PREMIER LEAGUE COVERAGE THIS WEEK
Match Coverage Begins Saturday, Jan. 19 at 7:30 a.m. ET with Wolverhampton Wanderers v. Leicester City on NBCSN & Universo
Last Sunday’s Tottenham-Manchester United Game Was Most-Watched Match on NBCSN in More Than a Year
Four Exclusive Matches on NBC Sports Gold’s “Premier League Pass” this Week; Available for Rest of Season at Reduced Price of $24.99
NBC Sports’ Premier League Pick ‘Em Features $50,000 Grand Prize & Minimum of $5,000 in Weekly Prizes
STAMFORD, Conn. – January 15, 2019 – Fifth-place Arsenal host fourth-place Chelsea in a highly-anticipated London derby this Saturday, Jan. 19 at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBC and Universo, highlighting NBC Sports’ Premier League coverage this weekend. In a clash between two of the Premier League’s top scorers, Eden Hazard and Chelsea sit six points ahead of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Arsenal in the table following Arsenal’s 1-0 loss to West Ham last weekend. Arlo White calls the match, joined by former Arsenal player Lee Dixon, and former Chelsea player Graeme Le Saux.
This weekend’s live TV coverage begins Saturday, Jan. 19 at 7 a.m. ET with Premier League Mornings, followed by Wolverhampton Wanderers v. Leicester City at 7:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN and Universo. Both teams look to rebound this weekend after tough losses.
At 10 a.m. ET on NBCSN, Mohamed Salah and league-leading Liverpool host Crystal Palace as they aim to extend their four-point lead atop the table. On CNBC and Universo at 10 a.m. ET, Manchester United host Brighton & Hove Albion. Manchester United look to continue their perfect record (6 wins in 6 matches) under interim manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, while Brighton & Hove Albion look to bounce back after a 1-0 loss to Liverpool.
Manchester United defeated Tottenham 1-0 last Sunday – a match that ranked as NBCSN’s most-watched Premier League game in more than a year (Manchester Derby, 12/10/17) with a Total Audience Delivery average of 947,000 viewers.
Also at 10 a.m. ET on Saturday, NBC Sports Gold presents four exclusive matches: Bournemouth v. West Ham, Newcastle v. Cardiff City, Southampton v. Everton, and Watford v. Burnley.
Fans can purchase the remainder of the 2018-19 season of “Premier League Pass” at a reduced price of $24.99 on NBCSportsGold.com. “Premier League Pass” will feature more than 1,000 hours of additional Premier League programs and new shows throughout the season. Fans can purchase the discounted pass here.
Sunday’s match coverage begins with Huddersfield Town v. second-place Manchester City at 8:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN and Telemundo. Manchester City hope to extend their three-game Premier League winning streak and close the gap on Liverpool, while relegation-threatened Huddersfield Town will play in their first match since head coach David Wagner left the club by mutual consent.. The weekend’s match coverage concludes Sunday with Fulham v. third-place Tottenham at 11 a.m. ET on NBCSN and Telemundo. Both teams aim to rebound after tough losses last week. White calls the match, joined by Le Saux.
Rebecca Lowe hosts Premier League Mornings, Premier League Live, and Goal Zone, joined by former Jamaica National Team player Robbie Earle and former Premier League footballer Robbie Mustoe.
PREMIER LEAGUE PICK ‘EM
NBC Sports’ Premier League Pick ‘Em is 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. 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).
Matches in Play for Premier League Pick ‘Em this Weekend:
Match Week 23
|Sat., Jan. 19||10 a.m. – NBCSN||Liverpool v. Crystal Palace|
|Sat., Jan. 19||10 a.m. – CNBC||Manchester United v. Brighton & Hove Albion|
|Sat., Jan. 19||12:30 p.m. – NBC||Arsenal v. Chelsea|
|Sun., Jan. 20||8:30 a.m. – NBCSN||Huddersfield Town v. Manchester City|
|Sun., Jan. 20||11 a.m. – NBCSN||Fulham v. Tottenham|
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. Click here for more information.
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 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):
|Sat., Jan. 19||7 a.m.||Premier League Mornings||NBCSN|
|Sat., Jan. 19||7:30 a.m.||Wolverhampton Wanderers v. Leicester City||NBCSN, Universo|
|Sat., Jan. 19||10 a.m.||Liverpool v. Crystal Palace||NBCSN|
|Sat., Jan. 19||10 a.m.||Manchester United v. Brighton & Hove Albion||CNBC, Universo|
|Sat., Jan. 19||10 a.m.||Bournemouth v. West Ham||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Jan. 19||10 a.m.||Newcastle v. Cardiff City||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Jan. 19||10 a.m.||Southampton v. Everton||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Jan. 19||10 a.m.||Watford v. Burnley||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Jan. 19||10 a.m.||Goal Rush||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Jan. 19||12:30 p.m.||Arsenal v. Chelsea||NBC, Universo|
|Sat., Jan. 19||2:30 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBC|
|Sun., Jan. 20||6 a.m.||Match of the Day||NBCSN|
|Sun., Jan. 20||7:30 a.m.||Premier League Mornings||NBCSN|
|Sun., Jan. 20||8:30 a.m.||Huddersfield Town v. Manchester City||NBCSN, Telemundo|
|Sun., Jan. 20||11 a.m.||Fulham v. Tottenham||NBCSN, Telemundo|
|Sun., Jan. 20||1 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Sun., Jan. 20||11 p.m.||Match of the Day II||NBCSN|
|Mon., Jan. 21||12 a.m.||Match of the Week||NBCSN|
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