FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, February 16th, 2021
PEACOCK PREMIUM TO STREAM ITS FIRST-EVER LIVE SPANISH-LANGUAGE SPORTING EVENT – ARSENAL V. MANCHESTER CITY – THIS SUNDAY AT 11:30 A.M. ET
Live Exclusive Coverage of Arsenal v. Manchester City in Spanish Begins at 10:30 a.m. ET on Sunday, February 21 on Peacock Premium
The Spanish-language Presentation Will be Led by Telemundo Deportes’ Commentator and Emmy Award-Winning Andres Cantor and Will Feature Special Pre/Post-Game Coverage
NEW YORK, NY – February 16, 2021 – Peacock Premium will stream Premier League coverage in both Spanish and English for the first time when Arsenal face off against first-place Manchester City from Emirates Stadium in London this Sunday, February 21 at 11:30 a.m. Streamed exclusively on Peacock Premium, Telemundo Deportes will produce the game as well as pre- and post-game coverage.
Spanish-language coverage will kick off with Liga Premier Extra, Telemundo Deportes’ Emmy-nominated sports analysis show, at 10:30 a.m. ET hosted by Copan Alvarez and Carlos Hermosillo, followed by live pre-game coverage at 11a.m. ET with kickoff at 11:30 a.m. ET. The Arsenal v. Manchester City game will be called by six-time Emmy Award winning play by play commentator Andres Cantor with Manuel Sol serving as analyst. Copan Alvarez, Carlos Hermosillo, Andres Cantor and Manuel Sol will reunite for a 30-minute presentation of 3er Tiempo at 1:30 p.m. ET. English programming will start at 11 a.m. ET for pre-game followed by live coverage of the Arsenal v Manchester City game.
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About Telemundo Deportes
Telemundo Deportes (Telemundo Sports) is the U.S. leading sports brand and destination for the biggest and best global sports programming in Hispanic media. Home to two of the world’s most popular sporting events: the FIFA World Cup™ through 2026 and the Olympic Games through 2032, Telemundo Deportes delivers a comprehensive roster of live and studio programming. Telemundo Deportes broadcasts the Premier League and in 2020 added the full NBC Sunday Night Football schedule, marking the first time that season-long coverage of the NFL’s Sunday Night schedule was available in Spanish-language in the U.S. Telemundo Deportes is also home to “Boxeo Telemundo,” the #1 boxing program in Spanish, among other recognized sports properties.