FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, July 14th, 2020
FULL PREMIER LEAGUE LINEUP TOMORROW, WED. JULY 15 – FEATURING LIVERPOOL AT ARSENAL AT 3:15 P.M. ET – MOVES TO PEACOCK, WHICH CELEBRATES NATIONAL LAUNCH DAY
Full Prematch, Halftime & Postgame Coverage from NBC Sports Studio Team Moves from NBCSN to Stream Commercial-Free on Peacock Tomorrow; Lost Speedways with Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Debut Episode Follows Premier League on Peacock at 6 p.m. ET
Christian Pulisic & Third-Place Chelsea Host Norwich City this Afternoon at 3:15 p.m. ET on NBCSN
Jamie Vardy & Fourth-Place Leicester City Visit Harry Kane & Tottenham this Sunday at 11 a.m. ET on NBCSN & Telemundo, Headlining this Weekend’s Coverage
Alphonso Davies Joins THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW this Friday at 5:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN; Arlo White’s Conversation with Manchester City Manager Pep Guardiola on Inside the Mind Featured Tomorrow on Peacock
Sky Sports News Returns to NBCSN, Live on Weekdays Beginning Next Monday, July 20 at 11 a.m. ET
STAMFORD, Conn. – July 14, 2020 – NBC Sports’ full Premier League match and studio coverage tomorrow, Wednesday, July 15 will be presented free to all fans on Peacock – NBCUniversal’s new streaming service – as part of its national launch celebration. Headlining tomorrow’s coverage on Peacock, newly-crowned champions Liverpool visit ninth-place Arsenal at 3:15 p.m. ET. Arlo White and Arsenal legend Lee Dixon call the match from Emirates Stadium.
Tomorrow, Peacock will be the exclusive home for all free NBC Sports’ Premier League coverage featuring three matches at 1 p.m. ET: with second-place Manchester City v. Bournemouth, 10th-place Burnley v. sixth-place Wolverhampton Wanderers, and Newcastle v. eighth-place Tottenham.
Presented without commercial interruption, NBC Sports’ six hours of coverage includes the full complement of studio programming including prematch, halftime and postgame, beginning at Noon ET with Premier League Live. Following tomorrow’s Premier League coverage at 6 p.m. ET, Peacock will present the debut episode of Lost Speedways, hosted by Dale Earnhardt, Jr.. For more information, click here.
(Note: As all NBC Sports Gold Premier League content has been on Peacock Premium since the 2019-20 season restarted, tomorrow’s Peacock coverage will also be made available to NBC Sports Gold subscribers.)
The weekday match slate continues today, Tuesday, July 14 at 3:15 p.m. ET on NBCSN as Christian Pulisic (three goals in six appearances since the June 17 restart) and third-place Chelsea host Norwich City, who were relegated on Saturday. On Thursday, it’s fourth-place Leicester City v. seventh-place Sheffield United on NBCSN, followed by fifth-place Manchester United visiting Crystal Palace at 3:15 p.m. ET; and concluding with a match with relegation implications – West Ham v. Watford this Friday at 3 p.m. ET on NBCSN.
This weekend’s coverage kicks off this Saturday with Norwich City hosting Burnley at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBC. Sunday’s coverage begins at 7 a.m. ET on NBCSN with Premier League Mornings, followed by Bournemouth v. Southampton at 9 a.m. ET and fourth-place Leicester City visiting eighth-place Tottenham (NBCSN, Telemundo) at 11 a.m. ET.
White will call both the Norwich City v. Burnley and Tottenham v. Leicester City matches this weekend, joined by former Premier League footballers Dixon at Carrow Road this Saturday and Le Saux from Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on Sunday.
Peacock and NBC Sports Gold will also present exclusive live coverage of three additional games over the next two match weeks, starting this Thursday at 1 p.m. ET with Everton v. Aston Villa at 1 p.m. ET, followed by Southampton v. Brighton & Hove Albion at 3:15 p.m. ET; and concluding next Monday, July 20 with Brighton & Hove Albion v. Newcastle.
Next week’s coverage features three straight days of doubleheaders on NBCSN, beginning Monday, July 20 and concluding Wednesday, July 22 at 3:15 p.m. ET with a top-three matchup – Mohamed Salah and champions Liverpool host Christian Pulisic and third-place Chelsea (NBCSN, Universo). Last Saturday, the Reds’ run of 24-straight Premier League victories at Anfield came to an end after a 1-1 draw with Burnley, while the Blues battle to rebound from a 3-0 loss at Sheffield United. White and former Chelsea player Graeme Le Saux will call next Wednesday’s match from Anfield.
Ahmed Fareed and Liam McHugh host Goal Zone, Premier League Mornings, and Premier League Live through Saturday, joined by former Jamaica National Team player Robbie Earle, former Premier League footballer Robbie Mustoe, and former USMNT player Kyle Martino. This Sunday through season’s end on July 26 will be hosted by Rebecca Lowe, who will be joined by Earle, Mustoe, and Martino.
THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW, hosted by soccer personalities Michael Davies and Roger Bennett, will air at 5:30 p.m. ET, both this Friday and next Monday, July 20 on NBCSN. Friday’s featured guest is Canadian Men’s National Team star Alphonso Davies.
SKY SPORTS NEWS RETURNS TO NBCSN NEXT MONDAY, JULY 20 AT 11 A.M. ET
Next Monday, July 20, Sky Sports News returns to NBCSN each weekday at 11 a.m. ET, with extensive coverage of the Premier League’s final week of the 2019-20 season, as well as the latest news on global sports as they return to play.
PEACOCK PREMIUM TO FEATURE MORE THAN 175 EXCLUSIVE PREMIER LEAGUE MATCHES IN 2020-21 SEASON
NBC Sports and Peacock will present more than 175 exclusive Premier League matches on Peacock Premium in the 2020-21 season. Peacock – NBCUniversal’s new streaming service – will launch nationally with free and premium tiers across mobile, web and connected TV devices tomorrow, Wednesday, July 15. In total, Peacock Premium will present more than 1,500 hours of Premier League live match and shoulder programming – the most robust offering ever available in the U.S. Included are full-event replays for all 380 matches on-demand (after 9 p.m. ET). All content presented on NBC Sports Gold’s “Premier League Pass” will shift exclusively to Peacock Premium with the start of the 2020-21 Premier League season. For more information, click here.
“INSIDE THE MIND” OF PEP GUARDIOLA
On last week’s episode of Inside the Mind, Arlo White spoke with Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola about the club’s ambitions this season and beyond as well as the quality of Kevin De Bruyne and David Silva. The interview is available now on the Premier League on NBC Sports YouTube channel and will air during tomorrow’s Peacock coverage.
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 react to Manchester City’s two-year ban from European competition being overturned; look at the state of Manchester United, Chelsea and Leicester City in the race to finish in the top-four; and discuss what went wrong for the first club to be relegated this season – Norwich City. Over the next two new episodes this week (Friday, July 17 and Sunday, July 19), Earle and Mustoe will react to the latest Premier League results and FA Cup semifinals.
PREMIER LEAGUE PICK ‘EM
NBC Sports’ Premier League Pick ‘Em returns on the free-to-play NBC Sports Predictor games app, available in the App Store and Google Play Store. Each match week, Premier League Pick ‘Em features a $50,000 jackpot prize for a “perfect score” – predicting the correct exact results of all five featured matches in that contest (information on scoring, prizing, and Official Rules here).
Matches in Play for Premier League Pick ‘Em:
|Match Week 36
Match Week 37
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.
Peacock – NBCUniversal’s new streaming service – will stream all live matches currently available via NBC Sports Gold’s “Premier League Pass.” Premier League matches are included with Peacock Premium, which is currently available to Comcast’s Xfinity X1 and Flex customers across the country at no additional cost. Peacock will launch nationally with free and premium tiers across mobile, web and connected TV devices tomorrow, Wednesday, July 15. At national launch, the service will offer a free tier featuring more than 7,500 hours of movies, shows, and timely live and on-demand programming across news, sports, reality and late night. Peacock Premium will also be available for $4.99 per month and features more than 15,000 hours of content.
Following is NBC Sports’ Premier League match schedule through July 22 (all times ET, subject to change):
|Tues., July 14||2 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Tues., July 14||3:15 p.m.||Chelsea v. Norwich City||NBCSN|
|Tues., July 14||5:15 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Wed., July 15||Noon||Premier League Live||Peacock, NBC Sports Gold|
|Wed., July 15||1 p.m.||Manchester City v. Bournemouth||Peacock, NBC Sports Gold|
|Wed., July 15||1 p.m.||Burnley v. Wolverhampton Wanderers||Peacock, NBC Sports Gold|
|Wed., July 15||1 p.m.||Newcastle v. Tottenham||Peacock, NBC Sports Gold|
|Wed., July 15||3:15 p.m.||Arsenal v. Liverpool||Peacock, NBC Sports Gold|
|Wed., July 15||5:15 p.m.||Goal Zone||Peacock, NBC Sports Gold|
|Thurs., July 16||Noon||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Thurs., July 16||1 p.m.||Leicester City v. Sheffield United||NBCSN|
|Thurs., July 16||1 p.m.||Everton v. Aston Villa||Peacock, NBC Sports Gold|
|Thurs., July 16||3:15 p.m.||Crystal Palace v. Manchester United||NBCSN|
|Thurs., July 16||3:15 p.m.||Southampton v. Brighton & Hove Albion||Peacock, NBC Sports Gold|
|Thurs., July 16||5:15 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Fri., July 17||2 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Fri., July 17||3 p.m.||West Ham v. Watford||NBCSN|
|Fri., July 17||5 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Fri., July 17||5:30 p.m.||THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW||NBCSN|
|Sat., July 18||12:30 p.m.||Norwich City v. Burnley||NBC|
|Sun., July 19||7 a.m.||Premier League Mornings||NBCSN|
|Sun., July 19||9 a.m.||Bournemouth v. Southampton||NBCSN|
|Sun., July 19||11 a.m.||Tottenham v. Leicester City||NBCSN, Telemundo|
|Sun., July 19||1 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Mon., July 20||Noon||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Mon., July 20||1 p.m.||Sheffield United v. Everton||NBCSN|
|Mon., July 20||1 p.m.||Brighton & Hove Albion v. Newcastle||Peacock, NBC Sports Gold|
|Mon., July 20||3:15 p.m.||Wolverhampton Wanderers v. Crystal Palace||NBCSN|
|Mon., July 20||5:15 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Mon., July 20||5:30 p.m.||THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW||NBCSN|
|Tues., July 21||Noon||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Tues., July 21||1 p.m.||Watford v. Manchester City||NBCSN, Universo|
|Tues., July 21||3:15 p.m.||Aston Villa v. Arsenal||NBCSN|
|Tues., July 21||5:15 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Wed., July 22||Noon||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Wed., July 22||1 p.m.||Manchester United v. West Ham||NBCSN|
|Wed., July 22||3:15 p.m.||Liverpool v. Chelsea||NBCSN, Universo|
|Wed., July 22||5:15 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|