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Tuesday, January 26th, 2021
FIRST-PLACE MANCHESTER UNITED VISIT ARSENAL THIS SATURDAY AT 12:30 P.M. ET ON NBC & TELEMUNDO; TOTTENHAM HOST LIVERPOOL THURSDAY AT 3 P.M. ET ON NBCSN & UNIVERSO
Green Bay Packers Quarterback Aaron Rodgers Featured on New Episode of THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW This Thursday at 6 p.m. ET on NBCSN
Wall-to-Wall Transfer Deadline Day Coverage on Monday, Feb. 1 – Special 11-Hour Sky Sports News Coverage Streams Live on Peacock Beginning at 8 a.m. ET, Plus 2.5-Hour Transfer Deadline Day Special at 4 p.m. ET on NBCSN
STAMFORD, Conn. – Jan. 26, 2021 – Bruno Fernandes and first-place Manchester United visit Arsenal this Saturday, Jan. 30 at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBC and Telemundo, and Harry Kane and fifth-place Tottenham host Mohamed Salah and fourth-place Liverpool in a top-five matchup this Thursday at 3 p.m. ET on NBCSN and Universo, highlighting Premier League action across NBC Sports this week.
Manchester United, who host Sheffield United tomorrow at 3:15 p.m. ET on NBCSN and Universo, are unbeaten in their past 13 PL matches, while Arsenal are unbeaten in their past five Premier League games. Arlo White and former Arsenal player Lee Dixon will call the action live from Emirates Stadium.
Tottenham topped Sheffield United, 3-1, in their most recent PL match, while Liverpool look to bounce back from a 1-0 loss against Burnley. Liverpool’s Salah leads the Premier League with 13 goals this season, while Spurs’ Kane and Heung-Min Son tie for second with 12 goals each. White and Dixon will call the match live from Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.
This week’s action kicks off today with Premier League Live at Noon ET on NBCSN, followed by multi-match windows at 1 p.m. ET and 3:15 p.m. ET: Newcastle v. Leeds United (NBCSN and Universo) and Crystal Palace v. West Ham (Peacock Premium) at 1 p.m. ET, and West Brom v. Manchester City (NBCSN and Universo) and Southampton v. Arsenal (Peacock Premium) at 3:15 p.m. ET.
Ahmed Fareed hosts Premier League Live today, joined by former Premier League players Tim Howard and Danny Higginbotham. Rebecca Lowe hosts coverage Wednesday and Thursday, joined by Howard (Wednesday and Thursday), Higginbotham (Wednesday), and former Jamaica National Team player Robbie Earle (Thursday).
Tomorrow, Wednesday, Jan. 27, Premier League Live kicks off coverage at 12:30 p.m. ET on Peacock Premium, followed by two 1 p.m. ET matches on Peacock Premium as Christian Pulisic and Chelsea host Wolverhampton Wanderers, and Aston Villa visit Burnley. Then at 2:30 p.m. ET, Brighton & Hove Albion host Fulham on Peacock Premium. Next at 3:15 p.m. ET, sixth-place Everton host third-place Leicester City on Peacock Premium, and Manchester United visit Sheffield United on NBCSN and Universo.
Following Tottenham-Liverpool (3 p.m. ET, NBCSN and Universo) and Goal Zone (5 p.m. ET, NBCSN) on Thursday, a new episode of THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW, featuring Green Bay Packers quarterback and Manchester City fan Aaron Rodgers, premieres at 6 p.m. ET on NBCSN. The interview with Rodgers was recorded in late December.
This weekend’s coverage begins Saturday, Jan. 30 at 7 a.m. ET with Premier League Mornings on NBCSN, followed by Everton v. Newcastle at 7:30 a.m. ET (NBCSN, Universo). At 10 a.m. ET, Manchester City host Sheffield United on NBCSN and Universo, and two matches take place on Peacock Premium: Crystal Palace-Wolverhampton Wanderers and West Brom-Fulham.
Following Arsenal-Manchester United at 12:30 p.m. ET on Saturday (NBC, Telemundo), Aston Villa visit Southampton at 3 p.m. ET on Peacock Premium.
Rebecca Lowe hosts Goal Zone, Premier League Mornings, and Premier League Live this weekend, joined by Earle and Howard on Saturday, and Earle and former Premier League player Robbie Mustoe on Sunday.
This week’s coverage concludes Sunday, Jan. 31 with four matches on Peacock Premium: Chelsea-Burnley (7 a.m. ET), Leicester City-Leeds United (9 a.m. ET), West Ham-Liverpool (11:30 a.m. ET), and Brighton & Hove Albion-Tottenham (2:15 p.m. ET). White and Dixon will call West Ham-Liverpool live from West Ham’s London Stadium.
EXTENSIVE TRANSFER DEADLINE DAY COVERAGE ON PEACOCK & NBCSN ON MONDAY, FEB. 1
On Monday, Feb. 1, NBC Sports will present immersive coverage of Premier League Transfer Deadline Day. Beginning at 8 a.m. ET, Peacock on its free service will stream live Sky Sports News’ 11 hours of international deadline day coverage. Then at 4 p.m. ET, NBCSN will present Premier League Live: Transfer Deadline Special. The live 2.5-hour special will cover all the breaking news and provide insights and analysis on the latest transfers at Monday’s deadline.
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 Chelsea’s decision to part ways with head coach Frank Lampard. 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 20
Match Week 21
|Sat., Jan. 30||12:30 p.m. – NBC, Telemundo||Arsenal v. Manchester United|
|Sat., Jan. 30||3 p.m. – Peacock Premium||Southampton v. Aston Villa|
|Sun., Jan. 31||9 a.m. – Peacock Premium||Leicester City v. Leeds United|
|Sun., Jan. 31||11:30 a.m. – Peacock Premium||West Ham v. Liverpool|
|Sun., Jan. 31||2:15 p.m. – Peacock Premium||Brighton & Hove Albion v. Tottenham|
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.
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’ upcoming Premier League coverage (all times ET, subject to change):
|Tues., Jan. 26||Noon||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Tues., Jan. 26||1 p.m.||Newcastle v. Leeds United||NBCSN, Universo|
|Tues., Jan. 26||1 p.m.||Crystal Palace v. West Ham||Peacock Premium|
|Tues., Jan. 26||3 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Tues., Jan. 26||3:15 p.m.||West Brom v. Manchester City||NBCSN, Universo|
|Tues., Jan. 26||3:15 p.m.||Southampton v. Arsenal||Peacock Premium|
|Tues., Jan. 26||5:15 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Wed., Jan. 27||12:30 p.m.||Premier League Live||Peacock Premium|
|Wed., Jan. 27||1 p.m.||Chelsea v. Wolverhampton Wanderers||Peacock Premium|
|Wed., Jan. 27||1 p.m.||Burnley v. Aston Villa||Peacock Premium|
|Wed., Jan. 27||2:30 p.m.||Brighton & Hove Albion v. Fulham||Peacock Premium|
|Wed., Jan. 27||3 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Wed., Jan. 27||3:15 p.m.||Manchester United v. Sheffield United||NBCSN, Universo|
|Wed., Jan. 27||3:15 p.m.||Everton v. Leicester City||Peacock Premium|
|Wed., Jan. 27||5:15 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Thurs., Jan. 28||2 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Thurs., Jan. 28||3 p.m.||Tottenham v. Liverpool||NBCSN, Universo|
|Thurs., Jan. 28||5 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Thurs., Jan. 28||6 p.m.||THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW||NBCSN|
|Sat., Jan. 30||7 a.m.||Premier League Mornings||NBCSN|
|Sat., Jan. 30||7:30 a.m.||Everton v. Newcastle||NBCSN, Universo|
|Sat., Jan. 30||9:30 a.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sat., Jan. 30||10 a.m.||Manchester City v. Sheffield United||NBCSN, Universo|
|Sat., Jan. 30||10 a.m.||Crystal Palace v. Wolverhampton Wanderers||Peacock Premium|
|Sat., Jan. 30||10 a.m.||West Brom v. Fulham||Peacock Premium|
|Sat., Jan. 30||Noon||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sat., Jan. 30||12:30 p.m.||Arsenal v. Manchester United||NBC, Telemundo|
|Sat., Jan. 30||2:30 p.m.||Premier League Live||Peacock Premium|
|Sat., Jan. 30||3 p.m.||Southampton v. Aston Villa||Peacock Premium|
|Sat., Jan. 30||5 p.m.||Goal Zone||Peacock Premium|
|Sun., Jan. 31||6:50 a.m.||Premier League Mornings||Peacock Premium|
|Sun., Jan. 31||7 a.m.||Chelsea v. Burnley||Peacock Premium|
|Sun., Jan. 31||9 a.m.||Leicester City v. Leeds United||Peacock Premium|
|Sun., Jan. 31||11 a.m.||Premier League Live||Peacock Premium|
|Sun., Jan. 31||11:30 a.m.||West Ham v. Liverpool||Peacock Premium|
|Sun., Jan. 31||1:30 p.m.||Premier League Live||Peacock Premium|
|Sun., Jan. 31||2:15 p.m.||Brighton & Hove Albion v. Tottenham||Peacock Premium|
|Sun., Jan. 31||4:15 p.m.||Goal Zone||Peacock Premium|
|Mon., Feb. 1||4 p.m.||Premier League Live: Transfer Deadline Special||NBCSN|