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Wednesday, October 13th, 2021
FIRST-PLACE CHELSEA VISIT BRENTFORD THIS SATURDAY, OCT. 16 AT 12:30 P.M. ET ON NBC, PEACOCK, & UNIVERSO
Coverage Begins this Saturday as Mohamed Salah & Second-Place Liverpool Visit Watford at 7:30 a.m. ET on Peacock
Cristiano Ronaldo and Manchester United Travel to Leicester City at 10 a.m. ET Saturday on USA Network and Universo
Goal Rush Whip-Around Show on Peacock This Saturday at 10 a.m. ET
NBC Sports & Premier League Head to Los Angeles for “Premier League Mornings Live” Fan Festival on October 23-24
STAMFORD, Conn. – October 13, 2021 – First-place Chelsea visit Brentford this Saturday, Oct. 16 at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBC, Peacock, and Universo, highlighting this weekend’s Premier League action across NBC Sports.
Prior to last week’s international break, Chelsea defeated Southampton, 3-1, on Oct. 2 to move to the top of the table. Chelsea, who have won three of their last four Premier League matches, have allowed three goals this season, tied with Manchester City for the best in the league. Brentford topped West Ham, 2-1, on Oct. 3 behind a 94th-minute stoppage time goal from Yoane Wissa. Arlo White and Lee Dixon will call the match live from Brentford Community Stadium.
The weekend’s coverage gets underway Saturday with Premier League Mornings at 7 a.m. ET on Peacock, leading into Mohamed Salah and second-place Liverpool visiting Watford at 7:30 a.m. ET (Peacock). Salah has scored six goals this season, tied with Leicester City’s Jamie Vardy for most in the Premier League. This will be Watford’s first match under head coach Claudio Ranieri, who famously led Leicester City to the Premier League title in 2015-16, against preseason odds of 5,000-1.
Five matches will be presented live at 10 a.m. ET on Saturday: Aston Villa v. Wolverhampton Wanderers (NBCSN), Leicester City v. Manchester United (USA Network, Universo), Manchester City v. Burnley (Peacock), Norwich City v. Brighton & Hove Albion (Peacock), and Southampton v. Leeds United (Peacock).
Rebecca Lowe hosts this weekend’s Premier League Mornings, Premier League Live and Goal Zone shows alongside former Jamaica National Team and Premier League player Robbie Earle and former U.S. Men’s National Team and Premier League player Tim Howard.
On Sunday, a two-hour Premier League Mornings begins at 7 a.m. ET on NBCSN, followed by Everton hosting West Ham at 9 a.m. ET on NBCSN and Telemundo. Then at 11:30 a.m. ET, Harry Kane and Tottenham visit Newcastle on NBCSN and Telemundo. White and former Premier League player Stephen Warnock will call the action live from St. James’ Park.
The weekend’s coverage concludes Monday, Oct. 18 as Arsenal host Crystal Palace at 3 p.m. ET on Peacock, followed by Goal Zone at 5 p.m. ET.
During Saturday’s 10 a.m. ET multi-match window, Goal Rush will stream on Peacock, providing viewers the most compelling action in real time and on replay so they won’t miss a single goal or key play.
This season, Peacock will stream all games airing on the NBC broadcast network live. In addition, Peacock will feature studio shows, full match replays and the Premier League TV channel. All matchdays and windows exclusively on Peacock will feature NBC Sports’ Premier League studio coverage.
NBC SPORTS & PREMIER LEAGUE HEAD TO LOS ANGELES FOR “PREMIER LEAGUE MORNINGS LIVE” FAN FESTIVAL ON OCTOBER 23-24
NBC Sports and the Premier League take the Premier League Mornings Live fan festival to the West Coast for the first time, travelling to Los Angeles, Calif., on October 23-24, 2021. The two-day fan festival will take place at the historic Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum – home to two Olympic Games (1932 and 1984) and two Super Bowls (I and VII).
Click here for more information, and fans can sign up here.
THE 2 ROBBIES PODCAST
Robbie Earle and Robbie Mustoe discuss and dissect the top Premier League storylines after every Match week on “The 2 Robbies” podcast. On their latest episode, Mustoe sits down with Liverpool’s Jordan Henderson to discuss a variety of topics. 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 powered by PointsBet 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 8
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’s expansive sports programming features live sports coverage on the service including the Tour de France, 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics, Premier Lacrosse League, INDYCAR, Premiership Rugby, the 2021-22 Premier League season, Sunday Night Football, and Super Bowl LVI. Peacock Originals streaming on the service now include Lost Speedways, hosted by Dale Earnhardt, Jr.; Golden: The Journey of USA’s Elite Gymnasts; My Pursuit: Life, Legacy & Jordan Burroughs; The Greatest Race; Michael Phelps: Medals, Memories & More, and In Deep with Ryan Lochte. Peacock also 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.
Premier League coverage will be available on Peacock Premium. Viewers can sign up at peacocktv.com. Peacock is currently available across devices, details here. Peacock Premium is included at no additional cost for Comcast’s eligible Xfinity X1 and Flex customers and Cox Contour customers.
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 NBC Sports’ schedule for the Premier League this week (all times ET, subject to change):
|Sat., Oct. 16||7 a.m.||Premier League Mornings||Peacock|
|Sat., Oct. 16||7:30 a.m.||Watford v. Liverpool||Peacock|
|Sat., Oct. 16||9:30 a.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sat., Oct. 16||10 a.m.||Aston Villa v. Wolverhampton Wanderers||NBCSN|
|Sat., Oct. 16||10 a.m.||Leicester City v. Manchester United||USA Network, Universo|
|Sat., Oct. 16||10 a.m.||Manchester City v. Burnley||Peacock|
|Sat., Oct. 16||10 a.m.||Norwich City v. Brighton & Hove Albion||Peacock|
|Sat., Oct. 16||10 a.m.||Southampton v. Leeds United||Peacock|
|Sat., Oct. 16||10 a.m.||Goal Rush||Peacock|
|Sat., Oct. 16||12 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sat., Oct. 16||12:30 p.m.||Brentford v. Chelsea||NBC, Peacock, Universo|
|Sun., Oct. 17||7 a.m.||Premier League Mornings||NBCSN|
|Sun., Oct. 17||9 a.m.||Everton v. West Ham||NBCSN, Telemundo|
|Sun., Oct. 17||11 a.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sun., Oct. 17||11:30 a.m.||Newcastle v. Tottenham||NBCSN, Telemundo|
|Sun., Oct. 17||1:30 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Mon., Oct. 18||2 p.m.||Premier League Live||Peacock|
|Mon., Oct. 18||3 p.m.||Arsenal v. Crystal Palace||Peacock|
|Mon., Oct. 18||5 p.m.||Goal Zone||Peacock|