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Tuesday, December 29th, 2020
PREMIER LEAGUE “FESTIVE FIXTURES” CONTINUES WITH MATCHES ON 6 OF NEXT 7 DAYS ACROSS NBC SPORTS
Today’s Coverage Begins at Noon ET with Premier League Live on NBCSN, Followed by Four Matches at 1 p.m. ET Across NBCSN & Peacock Premium
New Year’s Day Football Coverage on Friday Kicks Off at Noon ET on NBCSN
New Episode of THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW Tomorrow, Wed., Dec. 30 at 5:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN with Special Guest Arsene Wenger
Crystal Palace Star Wilfried Zaha Joins Arlo White for New Episode of Inside the Mind
STAMFORD, Conn. – Dec. 29, 2020 – Premier League “Festive Fixtures” continues with matches on six of the next seven days across NBC Sports, including Christian Pulisic and Chelsea hosting Kevin De Bruyne and Manchester City this Sunday, Jan. 3 at 11:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN, pending COVID-19 protocol clearance.
Chelsea drew Aston Villa, 1-1, yesterday behind a goal from Olivier Giroud, while Manchester City’s match yesterday at Everton was postponed. Arlo White and former Premier League player Lee Dixon will call the action live from Stamford Bridge on Sunday.
“Festive Fixtures” coverage continues today at Noon ET with Premier League Live on NBCSN, followed by four matches at 1 p.m. ET: Brighton & Hove Albion v. Arsenal (NBCSN), Burnley v. Sheffield United (Peacock Premium), Southampton v. West Ham (Peacock Premium), and West Brom v. Leeds United (Peacock Premium). During the 1 p.m. ET multi-match window, Goal Rush will stream on Peacock Premium, providing viewers the most compelling action in real time and on replay so they won’t miss a single goal or key play.
Ahmed Fareed hosts Goal Zone and Premier League Live today and tomorrow, joined by former Jamaica National Team player Robbie Earle. Former Premier League footballer Robbie Mustoe joins coverage today, and Danny Higginbotham joins tomorrow.
Rebecca Lowe hosts this weekend’s coverage Friday-Sunday, joined by Earle on all three days. Higginbotham joins coverage Saturday, Sunday and Monday, and Fareed hosts Monday’s coverage.
Tomorrow, Tottenham host Fulham at 1 p.m. ET on NBCSN, followed by Newcastle v. first-place Liverpool at 3 p.m. ET on NBCSN and Universo.
Wednesday’s coverage continues with Goal Zone at 5 p.m. ET on NBCSN, followed by a new episode of THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW, hosted by Roger Bennett and Michael Davies, at 5:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN with special guest – legendary Arsenal manager – Arsene Wenger.
Friday’s New Year’s Day coverage kicks off with Premier League Live at Noon ET, followed by two matches on NBCSN: Everton-West Ham at 12:30 p.m. ET and Manchester United-Aston Villa at 3 p.m. ET.
Saturday’s action is highlighted by Brighton & Hove Albion hosting Wolverhampton Wanderers at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBC. White and Dixon will call the match live from the Amex. “Festive Fixtures” concludes Monday, Jan. 4 as Liverpool visit Southampton at 3 p.m. ET on NBCSN, followed by Goal Zone at 5 p.m. ET.
“INSIDE THE MIND” OF WILFRIED ZAHA
Arlo White hosts the next edition of Inside the Mind and speaks with Crystal Palace star forward Wilfried Zaha.. The interview will be available on the Premier League on NBC Sports YouTube channel.
THE 2 ROBBIES PODCAST
Robbie Earle and Robbie Mustoe discuss and dissect the top Premier League storylines after every Matchweek on “The 2 Robbies” podcast. On their latest episode, Earle and Mustoe discuss the key stories from Matchweek 15 in the Premier League, including Arsenal’s impressive 3-1 win over a disappointing Chelsea, Tottenham extending their winless run to four matches, and more. 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:
|Match Week 16
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. 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.
Viewers can sign up for Peacock for free at peacocktv.com. Peacock is currently available on the Roku platform; Apple devices including iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV 4K and Apple TV HD; Google platforms and devices including Android™, Android TV™ devices, Chromecast and Chromecast built-in devices; Microsoft’s Xbox One family of devices, including Xbox One S and Xbox One X; Sony PlayStation4 and PlayStation 4 Pro; and VIZIO SmartCast™ TVs and LG Smart TVs. Comcast’s eligible Xfinity X1 and Flex customers, as well as eligible Cox Contour customers, enjoy Peacock Premium included with their service at no additional cost.
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 schedule for NBC Sports’ “Festive Fixtures” Premier League coverage (all times ET, subject to change):
|Tues., Dec. 29||Noon||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Tues., Dec. 29||1 p.m.||Brighton & Hove Albion v. Arsenal||NBCSN|
|Tues., Dec. 29||1 p.m.||Burnley v. Sheffield United||Peacock Premium|
|Tues., Dec. 29||1 p.m.||Southampton v. West Ham||Peacock Premium|
|Tues., Dec. 29||1 p.m.||West Brom v. Leeds United||Peacock Premium|
|Tues., Dec. 29||1 p.m.||Goal Rush||Peacock Premium|
|Tues., Dec. 29||3 p.m.||Manchester United v. Wolverhampton Wanderers||NBCSN, Universo|
|Tues., Dec. 29||5 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Wed., Dec. 30||12:30 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Wed., Dec. 30||1 p.m.||Tottenham v. Fulham||NBCSN|
|Wed., Dec. 30||3 p.m.||Newcastle v. Liverpool||NBCSN, Universo|
|Wed., Dec. 30||5 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Wed., Dec. 30||5:30 p.m.||THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW||NBCSN|
|Fri., Jan. 1||Noon||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Fri., Jan. 1||12:30 p.m.||Everton v. West Ham||NBCSN|
|Fri., Jan. 1||2:30 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Fri., Jan. 1||3 p.m.||Manchester United v. Aston Villa||NBCSN|
|Fri., Jan. 1||5 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Sat., Jan. 2||7 a.m.||Premier League Mornings||NBCSN|
|Sat., Jan. 2||7:30 a.m.||Tottenham v. Leeds United||NBCSN|
|Sat., Jan. 2||9:30 a.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sat., Jan. 2||10 a.m.||Crystal Palace v. Sheffield United||NBCSN|
|Sat., Jan. 2||Noon||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sat., Jan. 2||12:30 p.m.||Brighton & Hove Albion v. Wolverhampton Wanderers||NBC|
|Sat., Jan. 2||2:30 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBC|
|Sat., Jan. 2||3 p.m.||West Brom v. Arsenal||Peacock Premium|
|Sat., Jan. 2||5 p.m.||Goal Zone||Peacock Premium|
|Sun., Jan. 3||7 a.m.||Burnley v. Fulham||NBCSN|
|Sun., Jan. 3||9 a.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sun., Jan. 3||9:15 a.m.||Newcastle v. Leicester City||NBCSN, Telemundo|
|Sun., Jan. 3||11:30 a.m.||Chelsea v. Manchester City||NBCSN, Telemundo|
|Sun., Jan. 3||1:30 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Mon., Jan. 4||2 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Mon., Jan. 4||3 p.m.||Southampton v. Liverpool||NBCSN, Universo|
|Mon., Jan. 4||5 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|