FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, September 16th, 2020
CHRISTIAN PULISIC & CHELSEA FACE CHAMPIONS LIVERPOOL THIS SUNDAY, SEPT. 20 AT 11:30 AM ET EXCLUSIVELY ON PEACOCK, HIGHLIGHTING NBC SPORTS’ PREMIER LEAGUE COVERAGE
NBCSN & Universo Feature Mid-Afternoon Matches this Saturday, Sept. 19 (Arsenal-West Ham at 3 p.m. ET) and Sunday, Sept. 20 (Leicester City-Burnley at 2 p.m. ET)
Peacock Premium is Exclusive Home to 12 Premier League Matches in Final Two Weeks of September
THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW Features U.S. Women’s National Team’s Sam Mewis & Leeds United’s Jack Harrison Next Monday, Sept. 21 at 5:30 p.m. ET on Peacock Premium
STAMFORD, Conn. – Sept. 16, 2020 – Christian Pulisic – who’s hoping to return from injury – and Chelsea host 2019-20 champions Liverpool this Sunday, Sept. 20 at 11:30 a.m. ET exclusively on Peacock Premium, highlighting NBC Sports’ Premier League schedule this week. Chelsea-Liverpool is one of 12 Premier League matches exclusively on Peacock Premium in the final two weeks of September.
In their season opener, Mohamed Salah led Liverpool to a thrilling 4-3 victory over Leeds United, scoring a hat trick, including an 88th-minute, match-winning penalty. Chelsea defeated Brighton & Hove Albion 3-1 in their first game of the 2020-21 season on Monday.
Arlo White will call the match on Peacock Premium, joined by former Chelsea player Graeme Le Saux and Arsenal legend Lee Dixon, live from Stamford Bridge.
Rebecca Lowe hosts Goal Zone, Premier League Mornings, and Premier League Live, joined by former Premier League and U.S. Men’s National Team goalkeeper Tim Howard, and former Premier League footballer Robbie Mustoe. Ahmed Fareed hosts next Monday’s studio coverage alongside Howard and Mustoe.
Saturday’s coverage kicks off at 7 a.m. ET on Peacock Premium with Premier League Mornings, followed by a tripleheader on Peacock Premium – Everton v. West Bromwich Albion at 7:30 a.m. ET, Leeds United v. Fulham at 10 a.m. ET, and then at 12:30 p.m. ET, Manchester United open their season at home against Crystal Palace. At 3 p.m. ET on NBCSN and Universo, Arsenal, who won 3-0 in their opener at Fulham, host West Ham. White and Dixon will call Arsenal-West Ham on NBCSN.
Sunday’s live Premier League coverage begins at 6:50 a.m. ET on Peacock Premium, with Southampton v. Tottenham, followed at 9 a.m. ET by Newcastle v. Brighton & Hove Albion, and Chelsea v. Liverpool at 11:30 a.m. ET. Then at 2 p.m. ET on NBCSN and Universo, Leicester City and Jamie Vardy, who scored two penalties in their season-opening 3-0 win at West Brom, host Burnley.
The match week concludes next Monday, Sept. 21, starting with Premier League Live at Noon ET on Peacock Premium. At 1 p.m. ET, Aston Villa host Sheffield United, and at 3:15 p.m. ET last season’s runners-up Manchester City make their season debut at Wolverhampton Wanderers.
Monday’s coverage continues with Goal Zone at 5:15 p.m. ET on Peacock Premium. Capping off the match week, THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW, hosted by Roger Bennett and Michael Davies, welcome U.S. Women’s National Team’s Sam Mewis & Leeds United’s Jack Harrison at 5:30 p.m. ET on Peacock Premium.
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. The Robbies recapped the opening weekend of the season on this past Sunday’s episode and will assess Chelsea’s opening match against Brighton & Hove Albion on Wednesday’s episode before looking ahead to the key fixtures of Matchday 2. The “2 Robbies” podcast is available anywhere you listen to podcasts.
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 featured matches in that contest (information on scoring, prizing, and Official Rules here).
Matches in Play for Premier League Pick ‘Em:
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NBC SPORTS PUB PASS
For commercial establishments looking to show Premier League, they can get the NBC Sports Pub Pass, the new customizable platform specifically for the retail pub/restaurant market in the USA. The NBC Sports Pub Pass offers Pubs, Bars, Clubs and Restaurants and commercial establishments nationwide all the Premier League matches and programming specifically for commercial establishments – Live, Commercial-Free and On-Demand. To subscribe or to find out more information about the NBC Sports Pub Pass go to https://www.nbcpubpass.com/.
Peacock – NBCUniversal’s new streaming service – features free and premium tiers across mobile, web and connected TV devices. Starting this season, Peacock Premium is the exclusive home of 175 live matches and a total of 1,500 hours of Premier League programming – the most robust offering ever available in the U.S. – including full-event replays for all 380 matches on-demand (after 9 p.m. ET) for the 2020-21 season. Premier League matches are included with Peacock Premium, which is $4.99 per month. Additionally, Peacock will feature Premier League news and other programming from Premier League Productions on its free, exclusive Premier League TV channel on Peacock, now streaming seven days a week. Visit peacocktv.com/premierleague for more information.
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.
Following is the NBC Sports schedule for September Premier League matches (all times ET, subject to change):
|Sat., Sept. 19||7 a.m.||Premier League Mornings||Peacock Premium|
|Sat., Sept. 19||7:30 a.m.||Everton v. West Bromwich Albion||Peacock Premium|
|Sat., Sept. 19||10 a.m.||Leeds United v. Fulham||Peacock Premium|
|Sat., Sept. 19||12:30 p.m.||Manchester United v. Crystal Palace||Peacock Premium|
|Sat., Sept. 19||2:30 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sat., Sept. 19||3 p.m.||Arsenal v. West Ham||NBCSN, Universo|
|Sun., Sept. 20||6:50 a.m.||Southampton v. Tottenham||Peacock Premium|
|Sun., Sept. 20||9 a.m.||Newcastle v. Brighton & Hove Albion||Peacock Premium|
|Sun., Sept. 20||11:30 a.m.||Chelsea v. Liverpool||Peacock Premium|
|Sun., Sept. 20||1:30 p.m.||Premier League Live||Peacock Premium|
|Sun., Sept. 20||2 p.m.||Leicester City v. Burnley||NBCSN, Universo|
|Mon., Sept. 21||Noon||Premier League Live||Peacock Premium|
|Mon., Sept. 21||1 p.m.||Aston Villa v. Sheffield United||Peacock Premium|
|Mon., Sept. 21||3:15 p.m.||Wolverhampton Wanderers v. Manchester City||Peacock Premium|
|Mon., Sept. 21||5:15 p.m.||Goal Zone||Peacock Premium|
|Mon., Sept. 21||5:30 p.m.||THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW||Peacock Premium|
|Sat., Sept. 26||7 a.m.||Premier League Mornings||NBCSN|
|Sat., Sept. 26||7:30 a.m.||Brighton & Hove Albion v. Manchester United||NBCSN, Universo|
|Sat., Sept. 26||10 a.m.||Crystal Palace v. Everton||NBCSN, Universo|
|Sat., Sept. 26||12:30 p.m.||West Bromwich Albion v. Chelsea||NBC, Universo|
|Sat., Sept. 26||2:30 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBC|
|Sat., Sept. 26||3 p.m.||Burnley v. Southampton||Peacock Premium|
|Sat., Sept. 26||5 p.m.||Goal Zone||Peacock Premium|
|Sun., Sept. 27||7 a.m.||Sheffield United v. Leeds United||NBCSN, Universo|
|Sun., Sept. 27||9 a.m.||Tottenham v. Newcastle||NBCSN, Telemundo|
|Sun., Sept. 27||11 a.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sun., Sept. 27||11:30 a.m.||Manchester City v. Leicester City||NBCSN, Telemundo|
|Sun., Sept. 27||1:30 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sun., Sept. 27||2 p.m.||West Ham v. Wolverhampton Wanderers||Peacock Premium|
|Sun., Sept. 27||4 p.m.||Goal Zone||Peacock Premium|
|Mon., Sept. 28||Noon||Premier League Live||Peacock Premium|
|Mon., Sept. 28||1 p.m.||Fulham v. Aston Villa||Peacock Premium|
|Mon., Sept. 28||3:15 p.m.||Liverpool v. Arsenal||Peacock Premium|
|Mon., Sept. 28||5:15 p.m.||Goal Zone||Peacock Premium|