FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, August 27th, 2019
ARSENAL HOST TOTTENHAM IN NORTH LONDON DERBY THIS SUNDAY AT 11:30 A.M. ET ON NBCSN & TELEMUNDO, HIGHLIGHTING THIS WEEK’S PREMIER LEAGUE ACTION
Christian Pulisic & Chelsea Host Sheffield United this Sat., Aug. 31 at 10 a.m. ET on NBCSN & Universo; First-Place Liverpool Visit Burnley at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBC & Universo
1.1 Million Viewers for Liverpool-Arsenal on NBC and NBC Sports Digital on Saturday
Every Premier League Weekend Begins at 7 A.M. ET on NBCSN
Five Exclusive Matches on NBC Sports Gold’s “Premier League Pass” this Weekend; Available Now for $64.99
STAMFORD, Conn. – August 27, 2019 – In the first North London Derby of the 2019-20 season, Arsenal host Tottenham this Sunday, September 1 at 11:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN and Telemundo, highlighting NBC Sports’ Premier League action this week.
Arsenal aim to rebound after their first loss of the season to league-leading Liverpool last week, while Harry Kane and Tottenham will also look to bounce back after losing to Newcastle. Arlo White calls the match, joined by Graeme Le Saux.
Liverpool’s 3-1 victory over Arsenal on Saturday was the most-watched match of the weekend with 1.1 million viewers across NBC Sports, NBCSports.com, and the NBC Sports app.
This weekend’s Premier League coverage begins at 7 a.m. ET with Premier League Mornings, followed by a doubleheader on NBCSN and Universo. Kicking off at 7:30 a.m. ET, Manchester United visit Southampton at St. Mary’s Stadium. Fifth-place Manchester United look for three points after a tough 2-1 loss to Crystal Palace, while Southampton aim for a second straight win after a 2-0 victory over Brighton & Hove Albion.
At 10 a.m. ET, Christian Pulisic and Chelsea host Sheffield United at Stamford Bridge, aiming for their first home victory of the season. Also at 10 a.m. ET, NBC Sports Gold offers exclusive coverage of five matches: Manchester City v. Brighton & Hove Albion, Crystal Palace v. Aston Villa, Leicester City v. Bournemouth, Newcastle v. Watford, and West Ham v. Norwich City.
Following the 10 a.m. match slate, first-place Liverpool visit Burnley at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBC and Universo. Mohamed Salah scored two goals to help defeat Arsenal last week, as Liverpool became the only club to win all three of their Premier League matches this season.White calls the match, joined by Le Saux.
Live coverage on Sunday, September 1 begins at 7 a.m. ET with NBCSN’s newly expanded two-hour Premier League Mornings, followed by Everton v. Wolverhampton Wanderers. After three straight draws, Wolves look to collect their first three points of the season, while Everton aim to rebound after a 2-0 loss to newly promoted Aston Villa last week.
Rebecca Lowe hosts Goal Zone, Premier League Mornings, and Premier League Live this weekend, joined by former USMNT player Kyle Martino and former Jamaica National Team player Robbie Earle.
“INSIDE THE MIND” OF JOSE MOURINHO
NBC Sports kicks off a new season of “Inside the Mind” with a four-part series featuring former Chelsea and Manchester United manager and new Sky Sports pundit Jose Mourinho. On this week’s episode, Mourinho continues to showcase his hometown by visiting the street named after him. Mourinho discusses his duties as a role model, his work to get to the Premier League, and the importance of always remembering his roots. New episodes of “Inside the Mind” will be available every Friday at NBC Sports’ YouTube Channel.
This week’s episode of “CROSSROADS” focuses on the fateful dinner that left much of the Tottenham team with food poisoning before the final game of the 2005-06 season. This week’s episode will be available exclusively on NBC Sports’ YouTube Channel (available Saturday, August 31).
THE 2 ROBBIES PODCAST
Robbie Mustoe and Robbie Earle discuss and dissect the top Premier League storylines after every match day on The 2 Robbies podcast. On Monday’s episode, The Robbies recap last weekend’s Premier League action and results, including Liverpool’s impressive victory over Arsenal, Manchester United’s defeat at home to Crystal Palace, Frank Lampard’s first win as Chelsea boss, and more. The 2 Robbies podcast is available via audio on NBCSports.com/podcasts and via video on NBC Sports’ YouTube Channel.
PREMIER LEAGUE PICK ‘EM
NBC Sports’ Premier League Pick ‘Em returns this season from the 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 gives 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 $2,500 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 Week:
Match Week 4
|Sat., Aug. 31||10 a.m. – NBC Sports Gold||Manchester City v. Brighton & Hove Albion|
|Sat., Aug. 31||10 a.m. – NBC Sports Gold||West Ham v. Norwich|
|Sat., Aug. 31||12:30 p.m. – NBC & Universo||Burnley v. Liverpool|
|Sun., Sept. 1||9 a.m. – NBCSN & Universo||Everton v. Wolverhampton Wanderers|
|Sun., Sept. 1||11:30 a.m. ET – NBCSN & Telemundo||Arsenal v. Tottenham|
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.
NBC Sports Gold – NBC Sports Digital’s direct-to-consumer live streaming product – has launched its upgraded “Premier League Pass” for the 2019-20 season. For the first time, “Premier League Pass” will also include full-event replay for all 380 matches on demand*, new Sky Sports content, and more than 1,400 hours of the most robust offering of Premier League shoulder programming ever available in the U.S. Fans can purchase the enhanced “Premier League Pass,” priced at $64.99, today by visiting NBCSportsGold.com. Also available for purchase on NBCSportsGold.com is the new “MatchDay Pass” for $39.99, which features 140 live matches.
Following is the match schedule for this week’s Premier League coverage (all times ET, subject to change):
|Sat., Aug. 31||7 a.m.||Premier League Mornings||NBCSN|
|Sat., Aug. 31||7:30 a.m.||Southampton v. Manchester United||NBCSN, Universo|
|Sat., Aug. 31||10 a.m.||Chelsea v. Sheffield United||NBCSN, Universo|
|Sat., Aug. 31||10 a.m.||Manchester City v. Brighton & Hove Albion||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Aug. 31||10 a.m.||Crystal Palace v. Aston Villa||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Aug. 31||10 a.m.||Leicester City v. Bournemouth||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Aug. 31||10 a.m.||Newcastle v. Watford||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Aug. 31||10 a.m.||Goal Rush||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Aug. 31||12:30 p.m.||Burnley v. Liverpool||NBC, Universo|
|Sat., Aug. 31||2:30 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBC|
|Sun., Sept. 1||1 a.m.||Match of the Day||NBCSN|
|Sun., Sept. 1||7 a.m.||Premier League Mornings||NBCSN|
|Sun., Sept. 1||9 a.m.||Everton v. Wolverhampton Wanderers||NBCSN, Universo|
|Sun., Sept. 1||11:30 a.m.||Arsenal v. Tottenham||NBCSN, Telemundo|
|Sun., Sept. 1||1:30 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|