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Thursday, May 19th, 2022
MANCHESTER CITY AND LIVERPOOL VIE FOR PREMIER LEAGUE TITLE ON “CHAMPIONSHIP SUNDAY” ON PEACOCK & NETWORKS OF NBCUNIVERSAL, THIS SUNDAY, MAY 22 AT 11 A.M. ET
Season-Ending Matches on NBC, USA Network, Peacock, CNBC, SYFY, GOLF Channel, Telemundo & Universo at 11 a.m. ET; Pregame Coverage Begins at 9 a.m. ET on Peacock
Nine Matches on Peacock at 11 a.m. ET, with Five Exclusive Matches; Special Goal Rush Whip-Around Show Available on Peacock at 11 a.m. ET
For First Time on Championship Sunday NBC Sports’ Studio On-site at Anfield; Match Commentary Team On-Site at the Etihad
Telemundo Deportes to Call Both Man City-Aston Villa & Liverpool-Wolverhampton Wanderers Live On-Site in Spanish-Language
Brentford’s Christian Eriksen and Musician Fatboy Slim Featured in New Episode of THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW Sunday, April 24 on Peacock
STAMFORD, Conn. – May 19, 2022 – NBC Sports wraps up a massive Premier League season with “Championship Sunday,” featuring all 10 matches presented live simultaneously this Sunday, May 22 at 11 a.m. ET, across Peacock and the networks of NBCUniversal.
Peacock will have nine of the matches live, plus 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.
The dramatic race for the Premier League title comes down to the final day as first-place Manchester City (90 points) and second-place Liverpool (89), who enter Championship Sunday separated by one point atop the table, vie to lift the Premier League trophy. City and Liverpool have combined to win the past four Premier League titles: Manchester City in 2017-18, 2018-19, and 2020-21, and Liverpool in 2019-20.
Manchester City, who drew West Ham, 2-2, last weekend, host Aston Villa this Sunday at 11 a.m. ET on NBC, Peacock, and Telemundo. Live on-site from Etihad Stadium, Arlo White, Lee Dixon, and Graeme Le Saux will call the match on NBC and Peacock, and Telemundo Deportes’ Andres Cantor and Manuel Sol will call the action in Spanish on Telemundo.
Liverpool, who defeated Southampton, 2-1, on Tuesday to move within one point of Man City, host Wolverhampton Wanderers at 11 a.m. ET on USA Network and Universo. Jim Proudfoot and Andy Townsend will call the action live on USA Network, and Telemundo Deportes’ Copan Alvarez and Eduardo Biscayart will call the match on Universo from Anfield.
This weekend, NBC Sports’ Premier League studio show will travel to the U.K. to host the Championship Sunday shows live on-site for the first time. Rebecca Lowe hosts Sunday’s shows from a pitchside desk at Anfield alongside former Jamaica National Team and Premier League player Robbie Earle, former Premier League player Robbie Mustoe, and former USMNT and Premier League player Tim Howard.
Coverage on Sunday begins with Premier League Mornings at 9 a.m. ET on Peacock, and continues at 10 a.m. ET on Peacock and USA Network leading up to the Championship Sunday matches at 11 a.m. ET. Following the matches, Goal Zone airs from 1-2 p.m. ET on Peacock and USA Network, and continues from 2-3 p.m. ET exclusively on Peacock.
Telemundo Deportes’ coverage on Sunday begins with pre-game show La Liga Premier Extra at 10 a.m. ET and wraps up with one-hour post-game show 3er Tiempo at 1 p.m. ET on Telemundo and Universo.
A new episode of THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW, hosted by Roger Bennett and Michael Davies, features Brentford’s Christian Eriksen and musician Fatboy Slim this Sunday on Peacock.
This season, Peacock streamed all games airing on the NBC broadcast network live. In addition, Peacock featured studio shows, full match replays and the Premier League TV channel. All matchdays and windows exclusively on Peacock feature NBC Sports’ Premier League studio coverage.
Following are the networks and announcers for “Championship Sunday,” (LIVE, Sunday at 11 a.m. ET):
|Manchester City v. Aston Villa||NBC, Peacock, Telemundo||Arlo White, Lee Dixon, Graeme Le Saux|
|Liverpool v. Wolverhampton Wanderers||USA Network, Universo||Jim Proudfoot, Andy Townsend|
|Arsenal v. Everton||Peacock, CNBC||Bill Leslie, Alan Smith|
|Norwich City v. Tottenham||Peacock, SYFY||Tony Jones, Efan Ekoku|
|Burnley v. Newcastle||Peacock, GOLF Channel||Ian Crocker, Andy Walker|
|Brentford v. Leeds United||Peacock||Seb Hutchinson, Andy Hinchcliffe|
|Brighton & Hove Albion v. West Ham||Peacock||Gary Taphouse, Matt Upson|
|Chelsea v. Watford||Peacock||David Stowell, Leon Osman|
|Crystal Palace v. Manchester United||Peacock||Jacqui Oatley, Rob Green|
|Leicester City v. Southampton||Peacock||Phil Blacker, Gary Birtles|
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 the most recent episode, Earle and Mustoe discuss Manchester City’s draw with West Ham, the PL title race, Liverpool topping Chelsea in the FA Cup, and more. 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:
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, Notre Dame Football, NTT IndyCar Series and much more. Peacock Originals streaming now include Joe Montana: Cool Under Pressure, Meddling, Picabo and American Rock Stars. 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 USA Network 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.