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Tuesday, October 29th, 2019
CHRISTIAN PULISIC & CHELSEA LOOK TO EXTEND WINNING STREAK AT WATFORD THIS SATURDAY AT 1:30 P.M. ET ON NBCSN, HIGHLIGHTING NBC SPORTS’ PREMIER LEAGUE ACTION THIS WEEK
NBC Sports & Premier League Will Visit Miami, FL For Next “Premier League Mornings Live” Fan Festival, Presented by Barclays
Last Weekend’s Liverpool-Tottenham Ranks as Third Most-Watched Live Premier League Match Ever on a Sunday
Tottenham Defender Toby Alderweireld Joins Graeme Le Saux for New Episode of “Inside the Mind” on NBC Sports’ YouTube Channel
First-Place Liverpool Make Season Debut (at Aston Villa) on NBC Sports Gold; “Premier League Pass” Available Now for $64.99
STAMFORD, Conn. – October 29, 2019 – Christian Pulisic and fourth-place Chelsea look to extend their four-match Premier League win streak at Watford this Saturday, Nov. 2 at 1:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN and Universo, highlighting NBC Sports’ Premier League coverage this week. Pulisic comes off a breakout performance against Burnley in which he scored three goals in 35 minutes and became the second American to record a hat trick in the Premier League (Clint Dempsey, 2012). Arlo White calls the match, joined by Lee Dixon.
This week’s match coverage kicks off Saturday at 7:30 a.m. ET with Premier League Mornings, followed by a doubleheader on NBCSN: at 8:30 a.m. ET, Manchester United visit Bournemouth, followed by second-place Manchester City v. Southampton at 11 a.m. ET. Raheem Sterling and Manchester City sit six points shy of Liverpool at the top of the table.
Also at 11 a.m. ET, CNBC and Universo present Arsenal v. Wolverhampton Wanderers. Fifth-place Arsenal aim for three points in the race for a top-4 finish, while Wolves look to snap a two-match winless streak. In addition, NBC Sports Gold presents exclusive live coverage of four matches, including first-place Liverpool at Aston Villa, Brighton & Hove Albion v. Norwich City, West Ham United v. Newcastle United, and Sheffield United v. Burnley.
Liverpool’s 2-1 victory over Tottenham highlighted last weekend’s “Premier League Mornings Live” Fan Fest presented by Barclays, and averaged a Total Audience Delivery of 961,000 viewers – ranking as the third most-watched live Premier League match ever on a Sunday.
Sunday’s match action kicks off at 9 a.m. ET on NBCSN with Crystal Palace v. Leicester City. Crystal Palace are coming off a strong performance, earning a draw after going down two goals at Arsenal, while Leicester City are coming off of the joint-biggest win in Premier League history. This weekend’s Premier League coverage concludes at 11:30 a.m. ET with Everton v. Tottenham on NBCSN and Telemundo. Harry Kane and Tottenham come off a narrow 2-1 loss to Liverpool and look for their first Premier League win since September, while Everton battle to rebound off a 3-2 loss to Brighton & Hove Albion. White calls the match, joined by Graeme Le Saux.
Rebecca Lowe hosts Goal Zone, Premier League Mornings, and Premier League Live this weekend, joined by former Jamaica National Team player Robbie Earle and former Premier League footballer Robbie Mustoe.
NBC SPORTS & PREMIER LEAGUE ANNOUNCE NEXT “PREMIER LEAGUE MORNINGS LIVE” FAN FESTIVAL PRESENTED BY BARCLAYS IN MIAMI, FLORIDA
During NBC’s live broadcast of Liverpool v. Tottenham last weekend, NBC Sports and the Premier League announced that Miami, Florida will be the location for this season’s second “Premier League Mornings Live” fan festival, presented by Barclays. More details are soon to be announced.
“INSIDE THE MIND” OF TOBY ALDERWEIRELD
On this week’s episode of “Inside the Mind,” Graeme Le Saux is joined by Tottenham defender Toby Alderweireld for a defensive master class. New episodes of “Inside the Mind” will be available every Friday at NBC Sports’ YouTube Channel.
THE 2 ROBBIES PODCAST, LIVE FROM AUSTIN
Robbie Mustoe and Robbie Earle discuss and dissect the top Premier League storylines after every match day on The 2 Robbies podcast. On the latest episode, the Robbies are live from the “Premier League Mornings Live” Fan Fest in Austin to review Matchweek 10, including Liverpool’s win over Tottenham, Arsenal’s draw with Crystal Palace, Manchester United’s win at Norwich, Christian Pulisic’s breakout performance, Manchester City’s victory against Aston Villa, Leicester’s historic win at Southampton, and more. The guys also share their favorite moments from the fan fest alongside the thousands of fans in Austin, Texas.
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 11
|Sat., Nov. 2||11 a.m. – NBCSN||Manchester City v. Southampton|
|Sat., Nov. 2||11 a.m. – NBC Sports Gold||Aston Villa v. Liverpool|
|Sat., Nov. 2||1:30 p.m. – NBCSN||Watford v. Chelsea|
|Sun., Nov. 3||9 a.m. – NBCSN||Crystal Palace v. Leicester City|
|Sun., Nov. 3||11:30 a.m. – NBCSN||Everton 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., Nov. 2||7:30 a.m.||Premier League Mornings||NBCSN|
|Sat., Nov. 2||8:30 a.m.||Bournemouth v. Manchester United||NBCSN, Universo|
|Sat., Nov. 2||11 a.m.||Manchester City v. Southampton||NBCSN|
|Sat., Nov. 2||11 a.m.||Arsenal v. Wolverhampton Wanderers||CNBC, Universo|
|Sat., Nov. 2||11 a.m.||Aston Villa v. Liverpool||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Nov. 2||11 a.m.||Brighton & Hove Albion v. Norwich City||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Nov. 2||11 a.m.||West Ham v. Newcastle||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Nov. 2||11 a.m.||Sheffield United v. Burnley||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Nov. 2||11 a.m.||Goal Rush||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Nov. 2||1:30 p.m.||Watford v. Chelsea||NBCSN, Universo|
|Sun., Nov. 3||6 a.m.||Match of the Day||NBCSN|
|Sun., Nov. 3||7 a.m.||Premier League Mornings||NBCSN|
|Sun., Nov. 3||9 a.m.||Crystal Palace v. Leicester City||NBCSN|
|Sun., Nov. 3||11:30 a.m.||Everton v. Tottenham||NBCSN, Telemundo|