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Thursday, December 23rd, 2021
*UPDATED* CHRISTIAN PULISIC & CHELSEA VISIT ASTON VILLA THIS SUNDAY, DEC. 26 AT 12:30 P.M. ET ON NBC, PEACOCK AND TELEMUNDO, HIGHLIGHTING PREMIER LEAGUE BOXING DAY SLATE
Traditional Boxing Day Coverage Includes Quadruple-Header Across NBC, NBCSN, USA Network, Peacock, Telemundo and Universo this Sunday
Special Boxing Day Edition of THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW Features Guest John Oliver at 6 p.m. ET on NBCSN
*UPDATED* See Below Grid for Updated Match Schedule Due to COVID Postponements
STAMFORD, Conn. – Dec. 25, 2021 – Christian Pulisic and third-place Chelsea visit Aston Villa this Sunday, Dec. 26 at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBC, Peacock and Telemundo, highlighting Premier League Boxing Day coverage as “Festive Fixtures” continue this weekend across NBC Sports.
NBC Sports’ Boxing Day coverage this Sunday includes a quadruple-header across NBC, NBCSN, USA Network, Peacock, Telemundo and Universo. USA Network, which becomes the cable home of the Premier League on New Year’s Day, presents two Boxing Day matches.
Chelsea drew Wolverhampton Wanderers, 0-0, last weekend, and Aston Villa topped Norwich City, 2-0, in their most recent match on Dec. 14. Arlo White and Lee Dixon will call the action live from Villa Park.
**Sunday’s coverage begins with Premier League Mornings at 9 a.m. ET on NBCSN. Then, at 10 a.m. ET, NBC Sports presents four matches: Tottenham v. Crystal Palace (USA Network, Telemundo), first-place Manchester City v. Leicester City (Peacock), Norwich City v. Arsenal (Peacock), and West Ham v. Southampton (NBCSN).
Following Aston Villa-Chelsea (12:30 p.m. ET on NBC, Peacock, and Telemundo) at 3 p.m. ET is Brighton & Hove Albion v. Brentford on NBCSN and Universo). Following the matches, Goal Zone begins at 5 p.m. ET on NBCSN.
On Monday, Dec. 27, Cristiano Ronaldo and Manchester United visit Newcastle at 3 p.m. ET on USA Network and Universo to conclude Matchweek 19.
Rebecca Lowe hosts Sunday’s Premier League Mornings, Premier League Live and Goal Zone shows alongside former Jamaica National Team and Premier League player Robbie Earle and former Premier League player Robbie Mustoe. On Monday, Paul Burmeister hosts alongside Earle and former Premier League player Danny Higginbotham.
THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW, hosted by Roger Bennett and Michael Davies, continue their Boxing Day tradition when they are joined by special guest and massive Liverpool supporter John Oliver at 6 p.m. ET on NBCSN.
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.
THE 2 ROBBIES PODCAST
Robbie Earle and Robbie Mustoe will present a special holiday edition of “The 2 Robbies” podcast ahead of Christmas when Robbie Mustoe is joined by his former Middlesbrough manager and Manchester United legend, Bryan Robson, to look back on the illustrious career of the former England great. This special episode will be released today and 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:
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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/.
STREAMING ON PEACOCK
Peacock’s expansive programming features live sports coverage including Premier League, Sunday Night Football, U.S. Figure Skating, FIS Skiing and Snowboarding World Cup, Premiership Rugby, and much more. Upcoming events streaming on Peacock include Super Bowl LVI and the Winter Olympics. Peacock Originals streaming now include Lost Speedways, hosted by Dale Earnhardt, Jr., Golden: The Journey of USA’s Elite Gymnasts, and Michael Phelps: Medals Memories and More. Peacock also offers daily sports programming on the NBC Sports channel which streams Peacock Original Brother from Another and staples like The Dan Patrick Show, Pro Football Talk Live, and The Rich Eisen Show.
To learn more about how to watch Premier League on Peacock and how to sign up visit peacocktv.com/sports/premier-league.
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.
UPDATED SCHEDULE BELOW DUE TO COVID POSTPONEMENTS
Following is NBC Sports’ schedule for the Premier League this week (all times ET, subject to change):
|Sun., Dec. 26||7:30 a.m.||Wolverhampton Wanderers v. Watford||Postponed|
|Sun., Dec. 26||7:30 a.m.||Liverpool v. Leeds United||Postponed|
|Sun., Dec. 26||9 a.m.||Premier League Mornings||NBCSN|
|Sun., Dec. 26||10 a.m.||Burnley v. Everton||Postponed|
|Sun., Dec. 26||10 a.m.||Tottenham v. Crystal Palace||USA Network, Telemundo|
|Sun., Dec. 26||10 a.m.||West Ham v. Southampton||NBCSN|
|Sun., Dec. 26||10 a.m.||Manchester City v. Leicester City||Peacock|
|Sun., Dec. 26||10 a.m.||Norwich City v. Arsenal||Peacock|
|Sun., Dec. 26||Noon||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sun., Dec. 26||12:30 p.m.||Aston Villa v. Chelsea||NBC, Peacock, Telemundo|
|Sun., Dec. 26||2:30 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBC|
|Sun., Dec. 26||3 p.m.||Brighton & Hove Albion v. Brentford||NBCSN, Universo|
|Sun., Dec. 26||3 p.m.||Newcastle v. Manchester United||USA Network, Universo|
|Sun., Dec. 26||5 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Sun., Dec. 26||6 p.m.||THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW||NBCSN|
|Mon., Dec. 27||2 p.m.||Premier League Live||USA Network|
|Mon., Dec. 27||3 p.m.||Newcastle v. Manchester United||USA Network, Universo|
|Mon., Dec. 27||5 p.m.||Goal Zone||USA Network|