FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, November 26th, 2019
JOSE MOURINHO MAKES SPURS PREMIER LEAGUE HOME DEBUT AS TOTTENHAM HOST BOURNEMOUTH THIS SATURDAY AT 10 A.M. ET ON NBCSN, HIGHLIGHTING NBC SPORTS’ PL COVERAGE THIS WEEK
Saturday’s Manchester City-Chelsea Match Second-Most Watched Premier League Match This Season
Premier League’s Top Two Clubs – Liverpool and Leicester City – Both play on NBC Sports Gold, which Presents Exclusive Live Coverage of Five Matches This Weekend; Available Now for $64.99
Mid-Week PL Action Returns Next Week on Tuesday, Dec. 3; Weekday Action Highlighted by Manchester United v. Tottenham at 2:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN on Wednesday, Dec. 4
Musician Hozier Joins Next Week’s Men In Blazers Show Live on Wednesday, Dec. 4, at 6 p.m. ET; Encore Presentation of Steve Kerr Special next Tuesday at 5:30 p.m.
STAMFORD, Conn. – November 26, 2019 – NBC Sports’ coverage of the Premier League continues this weekend as Tottenham host Bournemouth in head coach Jose Mourinho’s first Premier League home match in charge of Spurs this Saturday, Nov. 30, at 10 a.m. ET on NBCSN and Universo.
Mourinho led Tottenham to a 3-2 victory at West Ham in his first match in charge of the club last weekend as Son Heung-min, Lucas Moura, and Harry Kane, all scored. Tenth-place Tottenham and 11th-place Bournemouth both look to make their way up the table as they are currently separated by one point. Arlo White and Lee Dixon will call the match at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.
Premier League Mornings kicks off Saturday’s coverage at 7 a.m. ET on NBCSN, followed by third-place Manchester City visiting Newcastle at 7:30 a.m. ET. Manchester City beat Chelsea, 2-1, last Saturday and sit one point behind second-place Leicester City.
The Manchester City-Chelsea match registered a Total Audience Delivery of 1.31 million viewers across NBC, Telemundo, NBCSports.com, and the NBC Sports app – ranking as the second most-watched match this season. In addition, Manchester City-Chelsea was the ninth match this season with a Total Audience Delivery of at least 1 million viewers – up from two games at this point last season.
The Premier League’s top two clubs – Liverpool and Leicester City – both play on NBC Sports Gold this weekend. Following is the slate of NBC Sports Gold’s exclusive live coverage of three matches this Saturday at 10 a.m. ET: Chelsea v. West Ham, first-place Liverpool v. Brighton & Hove Albion, and Burnley v. Crystal Palace. On Sunday, NBC Sports Gold presents exclusive live coverage of two matches: Wolverhampton Wanderers v. Sheffield United (9 a.m. ET), and second-place Leicester City v. Everton (11:30 a.m. ET).
Sunday’s coverage kicks off with a two-hour Premier League Mornings at 7 a.m. ET on NBCSN, followed by Norwich City v. Arsenal at 9 a.m. ET. At 11:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN, Manchester United, following a roller-coaster 3-3 draw at Sheffield United, host Aston Villa. White and Dixon will call the match.
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.
Next week marks the return of midweek Premier League action, with all ten matches taking place Tuesday, Dec. 3, through Thursday, Dec. 5. The week is highlighted by Manchester United v. Tottenham at 2:30 p.m. ET on Wednesday on NBCSN and Universo. The match marks Mourinho’s return to Old Trafford, having managed Manchester United from 2016-2018.
THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW, hosted by soccer personalities Michael Davies and Roger Bennett, will be joined live by musician Hozier next Wednesday, Dec. 4, at 6 p.m. ET on NBCSN. A special encore presentation of Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr on THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW will air next Tuesday, Dec. 3, at 5:30 p.m. ET.
THE 2 ROBBIES PODCAST
Robbie Earle and Robbie Mustoe discuss and dissect the top Premier League storylines after every match day on The 2 Robbies podcast. On the latest episode, the Robbies discuss a busy Premier League weekend and Jose Mourinho’s win in his Tottenham debut.
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 13
|Sat., Nov. 30||10 a.m. – NBC Sports Gold||Burnley v. Crystal Palace|
|Sat., Nov. 30||12:30 p.m. – NBC||Southampton v. Watford|
|Sun., Dec. 1||9 a.m. – NBCSN||Norwich City v. Arsenal|
|Sun., Dec. 1||11:30 a.m. – NBCSN, Telemundo||Manchester United v. Aston Villa|
|Sun., Dec. 1||11:30 a.m. – NBC Sports Gold||Leicester City v. Everton|
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. 30||7 a.m.||Premier League Mornings||NBCSN|
|Sat., Nov. 30||7:30 a.m.||Newcastle United v. Manchester City||NBCSN, Universo|
|Sat., Nov. 30||10 a.m.||Tottenham v. Bournemouth||NBCSN, Universo|
|Sat., Nov. 30||10 a.m.||Chelsea v. West Ham||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Nov. 30||10 a.m.||Liverpool v. Brighton & Hove Albion||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Nov. 30||10 a.m.||Burnley v. Crystal Palace||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., Nov. 30||12:30 p.m.||Southampton v. Watford||NBC|
|Sun., Dec. 1||6 a.m.||Match of the Day||NBCSN|
|Sun., Dec. 1||7 a.m.||Premier League Mornings||NBCSN|
|Sun., Dec. 1||9 a.m.||Norwich City v. Arsenal||NBCSN|
|Sun., Dec. 1||9 a.m.||Wolverhampton Wanderers v. Sheffield United||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sun., Dec. 1||11:30 a.m.||Manchester United v. Aston Villa||NBCSN, Telemundo|
|Sun., Dec. 1||11:30 a.m.||Leicester City v. Everton||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sun., Dec. 1||1:30 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Mon., Dec. 2||12 a.m.||Match of the Day II||NBCSN|
|Tue., Dec. 3||2 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Tue., Dec. 3||2:30 p.m.||Crystal Palace v. Bournemouth||NBC Sports Gold|
|Tue., Dec. 3||3:15 p.m.||Burnley v. Manchester City||NBCSN|
|Tue., Dec. 3||5:30 p.m.||THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW||NBCSN|
|Wed., Dec. 4||2 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Wed., Dec. 4||2:30 p.m.||Manchester United v. Tottenham||NBCSN, Universo|
|Wed., Dec. 4||2:30 p.m.||Chelsea v. Aston Villa||NBC Sports Gold|
|Wed., Dec. 4||2:30 p.m.||Leicester City v. Watford||NBC Sports Gold|
|Wed., Dec. 4||2:30 p.m.||Manchester United v. Tottenham||NBCSN, Universo|
|Wed., Dec. 4||2:30 p.m.||Southampton v. Norwich City||NBC Sports Gold|
|Wed., Dec. 4||2:30 p.m.||Wolverhampton Wanderers v. West Ham||NBC Sports Gold|
|Wed., Dec. 4||3:15 p.m.||Liverpool v. Everton||NBC Sports Gold|
|Wed., Dec. 4||5:15 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Wed., Dec. 4||6 p.m.||THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW||NBCSN|
|Thur., Dec. 5||2 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Thur., Dec. 5||2:30 p.m.||Sheffield United v. Newcastle||NBC Sports Gold|
|Thur., Dec. 5||3:15 p.m.||Arsenal v. Brighton & Hove Albion||NBCSN|
|Thur., Dec. 5||5:15 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|