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Friday, June 5th, 2020
PREMIER LEAGUE RETURNS WITH LIVE DOUBLEHEADER WED., JUNE 17 ON NBCSN, HIGHLIGHTED BY MANCHESTER CITY V. ARSENAL
Peacock to Present Its First Live Sports, Beginning Saturday, June 20 with Bournemouth v. Crystal Palace
NBC Sports to Present Conclusion of 2019-20 Premier League Season, with 36 Days of Live Match Action in 40-Day Stretch
Christian Pulisic & Chelsea Return Sunday, June 21 at 11:15 AM ET on NBCSN & Telemundo
Seeking First-Ever Premier League Title, Liverpool Back in Action at Rivals Everton Sunday, June 21 at 2 PM ET on NBC & Telemundo
STAMFORD, Conn. – June 5, 2020 – NBC Sports kicks off live coverage of the Premier League’s return to action with a pair of matches on Wednesday, June 17 – the first of 36 days of live games in a 40-day stretch to conclude the 2019-20 season.
Peacock – NBCUniversal’s new streaming service – will also mark the debut of live sports on the platform with the Premier League’s return. Beginning Saturday, June 20 at 2:45 p.m. ET, with Crystal Palace, aiming to move into the top half of the table, visiting a Bournemouth side looking to avoid relegation, Peacock will stream all live matches currently available via NBC Sports Gold’s “Premier League Pass,” including seven games in the first three match weeks (schedule below). Premier League matches are included with Peacock Premium, which is currently available to Comcast’s Xfinity X1 and Flex customers across the country. Peacock will launch nationally with free and premium tiers across mobile, web and connected TV devices on July 15.
In the first match of the resumed 2019-2020 Premier League season, Aston Villa, in 19th place and looking to avoid relegation, host seventh-place surprise Sheffield United, at 1 p.m. ET on NBCSN. Then at 3:15 p.m. ET on NBCSN and Universo, second-place Manchester City host ninth-place Arsenal.
Coverage on Wednesday, June 17 begins at Noon ET on NBCSN, with Premier League Live hosted by Rebecca Lowe, joined by former Jamaica National Team player Robbie Earle and former Premier League footballer Robbie Mustoe from NBC Sports’ International Broadcast Center in Stamford, CT.
Highlighting the opening weekend of play, U.S. Men’s National Team star Christian Pulisic could make his first appearance for Chelsea since New Year’s Day, after recovering from a thigh injury. Pulisic and the fourth-place Blues visit Aston Villa on Sunday, June 21 at 11:15 a.m. ET on NBCSN and Telemundo.
Then on Sunday, June 21 at 2 p.m. ET on NBC and Telemundo, Liverpool continue their run to their first championship in England’s top flight in 30 years, as they face Everton in the Merseyside Derby.
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 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 – launched its upgraded “Premier League Pass” for the 2019-20 season. For the first time, “Premier League Pass” includes 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 $9.99 (originally $64.99), today by visiting NBCSportsGold.com.
Following is NBC Sports’ Premier League match schedule through July 2 (all times ET, subject to change; full programming schedule with pre- and post-match shows to be issued next week):
|Wed., June 17||Noon||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Wed., June 17||1 p.m.||Aston Villa v. Sheffield United||NBCSN|
|Wed., June 17||3:15 p.m.||Manchester City v. Arsenal||NBCSN, Universo|
|Wed., June 17||5 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Fri., June 19||Noon||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Fri., June 19||1 p.m.||Norwich City v. Southampton||NBCSN|
|Fri., June 19||3:15 p.m.||Tottenham v. Manchester United||NBCSN, Universo|
|Fri., June 19||5 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Sat., June 20||7:30 a.m.||Watford v. Leicester City||NBCSN|
|Sat., June 20||10 a.m.||Brighton & Hove Albion v. Arsenal||NBCSN, Universo|
|Sat., June 20||12:30 p.m.||West Ham v. Wolverhampton Wanderers||NBC, Telemundo|
|Sat., June 20||2:45 p.m.||Bournemouth v. Crystal Palace||Peacock, NBC Sports Gold|
|Sun., June 21||9 a.m.||Newcastle v. Sheffield United||NBCSN|
|Sun., June 21||11:15 a.m.||Aston Villa v. Chelsea||NBCSN, Telemundo|
|Sun., June 21||2 p.m.||Everton v. Liverpool||NBC, Telemundo|
|Mon., June 22||3 p.m.||Manchester City v. Burnley||NBCSN, Universo|
|Tues., June 23||1 p.m.||Leicester City v. Brighton & Hove Albion||NBCSN|
|Tues., June 23||3:15 p.m.||Tottenham v. West Ham||NBCSN|
|Wed., June 24||1 p.m.||Manchester United v. Sheffield United||NBCSN, Universo|
|Wed., June 24||1 p.m.||Newcastle v. Aston Villa||Peacock, NBC Sports Gold|
|Wed., June 24||1 p.m.||Norwich City v. Everton||Peacock, NBC Sports Gold|
|Wed., June 24||1 p.m.||Wolverhampton Wanderers v. Bournemouth||Peacock, NBC Sports Gold|
|Wed., June 24||3:15 p.m.||Liverpool v. Crystal Palace||NBCSN, Universo|
|Thurs., June 25||1 p.m.||Southampton v. Arsenal||NBCSN|
|Thurs., June 25||1 p.m.||Burnley v. Watford||Peacock, NBC Sports Gold|
|Thurs., June 25||3:15 p.m.||Chelsea v. Manchester City||NBCSN, Universo|
|Sat., June 27||7:30 a.m.||Aston Villa v. Wolverhampton Wanderers||NBCSN|
|Sun., June 28||11:30 a.m.||Watford v. Southampton||NBCSN, Telemundo|
|Mon., June 29||3 p.m.||Crystal Palace v. Burnley||NBCSN|
|Tues., June 30||3:15 p.m.||Brighton & Hove Albion v. Manchester United||NBCSN, Universo|
|Wed., July 1||1 p.m.||Everton v. Leicester City||NBCSN|
|Wed., July 1||1 p.m.||Bournemouth v. Newcastle||Peacock, NBC Sports Gold|
|Wed., July 1||1 p.m.||Arsenal v. Norwich City||Peacock, NBC Sports Gold|
|Wed., July 1||3:15 p.m.||West Ham v. Chelsea||NBCSN, Universo|
|Thurs., July 2||1 p.m.||Sheffield United v. Tottenham||NBCSN|
|Thurs., July 2||3:15 p.m.||Manchester City v. Liverpool||NBCSN, Universo|