FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, March 3rd, 2021
PEACOCK PREMIUM TO STREAM EVERY GAME OF PREMIER LACROSSE LEAGUE 2021 SEASON
23 Games of the 2021 Season Will Stream Exclusively on Peacock Premium, in Addition to Simulstream of 20 Games Airing Across NBC and NBCSN
Peacock to Feature Exclusive Content to Accompany Live, Commercial-Free Coverage of Every Premier Lacrosse League 2021 Season Matchup
NEW YORK, NY – March 3, 2021– Peacock will be the new streaming home of the Premier Lacrosse League for the upcoming 2021 season, both parties announced today. Coverage features live and commercial-free streaming coverage of every game this season, including 23 games that will stream exclusively on Peacock Premium. Fans will have access to the most comprehensive streaming coverage of the league’s world-class lacrosse in one convenient location on Peacock Premium, available for $4.99 per month. Coverage on Peacock effectively replaces last season’s “Premier Lacrosse League Pass” on NBC Sports Gold.
“Exclusive Premier Lacrosse League games add even more exciting live sports content to Peacock Premium,” said Rick Cordella, EVP and Chief Revenue Officer, Peacock. “We are delighted to welcome the passionate PLL fanbase to Peacock as the league continues to grow.”
The Premier Lacrosse League coverage from NBC Sports on Peacock will give fans streaming access to all games of the 2021 season, including 23 exclusive games, as well as on-demand access to encore presentations of every matchup from last summer’s PLL Championship Series.
“Through our first two seasons we’ve learned that our audience is not only growing in size but are easily adaptable to new media and technology. They have been highly engaged in our live broadcasts and as a modern professional sports league, it excites us to be have Peacock as our streaming home,” said Paul Rabil, PLL co-founder and CMO. “We are thrilled to have The PLL alongside their incredible catalogue of iconic titles, live news and sports properties. With 23 PLL games exclusive to Peacock this summer, we look forward to expanding our league to new fans while continuing to service our existing audience with a cutting-edge viewing experience.”
PLL on Peacock will be complemented by television coverage that will air across both NBC and NBCSN. All games airing on TV will also stream on Peacock, live and commercial free. The 2021 PLL streaming and television schedule will be announced closer to the start of the season, which begins June 4. To learn more, click here.
Peacock currently features live sports content from Premier League, US Speed Skating, Figure Skating, Rugby, Supercross, Skiing, and Snowboarding. Highlights of Peacock’s previous live sports offerings include a Sunday NFL Wild Card playoff game, U.S. Open golf, U.S. Women’s Open golf, and upcoming events include Olympics and Paralympics coverage. Peacock Originals available on demand include Lost Speedways, hosted by Dale Earnhardt, Jr., and In Deep with Ryan Lochte. Peacock offers daily sports programming on the NBC Sports channel which streams Peacock Original Brother from Another, as well as The Dan Patrick Show, PFT Live, and The Rich Eisen Show.
Viewers can sign up for Peacock 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, PlayStation 4 Pro and PlayStation 5; 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.
Peacock is NBCUniversal’s streaming service. Peacock delivers a world-class slate of exclusive originals, on-demand libraries of hit TV shows, plus critically acclaimed films from the vaults of Universal Pictures, Focus Features, DreamWorks Animation, Illumination and Hollywood’s biggest studios. In addition, Peacock taps into NBCUniversal’s unmatched ability to deliver a broad range of compelling topical content across news, sports, late-night, Spanish-language and reality. NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.
The Premier Lacrosse League is a men’s professional lacrosse league in North America, composed of 8 teams rostered with the best players in the world. Co-founded by lacrosse superstar and investor, Paul Rabil, and his brother, serial entrepreneur and investor, Mike Rabil, the Premier Lacrosse League is backed by an investment group composed of Joe Tsai Sports, Brett Jefferson Holdings, The Raine Group, Creative Artists Agency (CAA), and other top investors in sports and media. The PLL was named Sports Breakthrough of the Year in 2020 by the Sports Business Journal and is distributed through an exclusive media-rights agreement with NBC Sports Group.