Wednesday, July 27th, 2022


Arsenal Visit Crystal Palace in Season-Opener Friday, Aug. 5 at 3 p.m. ET on USA Network and Universo, Kicking Off Opening Weekend Coverage Across NBC Sports

Peacock’s Expansive Live Coverage Includes Exclusive Matches Plus All Games Airing Live on NBC Broadcast Network, Studio Shows, Full Match Replays and the Premier League TV Channel

USA Network Begins First Full Season as Cable Home of Premier League

STAMFORD, Conn. – July 27, 2022 – The 2022-23 Premier League season kicks off next week across the platforms of NBCUniversal, with the opening match on Friday, Aug. 5.

This season marks NBC Sports’ 10th year as the exclusive U.S. media home of the Premier League and will feature coverage across NBC, Peacock and USA Network. Peacock continues its expansive coverage of the Premier League this season, and USA Network kicks off its first full season as the cable home of the PL.

The season opens on Friday, Aug. 5 as offseason acquisition Gabriel Jesus and Arsenal visit Crystal Palace at 3 p.m. ET on USA Network and Universo. Coverage begins at 2 p.m. ET on USA Network with a special, season-opening edition of Premier League Live.

NBC Sports’ match commentary team of Peter Drury, who makes his debut as lead Premier League play-by-play commentator, Lee Dixon and Graeme Le Saux will call a season-opening tripleheader, beginning with Friday’s match live from Selhurst Park.

NBC Sports’ Premier League Mornings and Premier League Live team returns to the studio this season, featuring host Rebecca Lowe alongside analysts Robbie Earle, Robbie Mustoe, Tim Howard, and Danny Higginbotham.

On Friday, Lowe hosts the season-opening edition of Premier League Live alongside Mustoe and Howard (2 p.m. ET on USA Network).

Saturday’s coverage begins at 7 a.m. ET with Premier League Mornings on Peacock, followed by Mohamed Salah and Liverpool, who finished second in the Premier League last season, visiting newly promoted Fulham at 7:30 a.m. ET on Peacock. Four matches will be presented at 10 a.m. ET on Peacock: newly promoted Bournemouth v. Aston Villa, Leeds United v. Wolverhampton Wanderers, Newcastle v. newly promoted Nottingham Forest, and Tottenham v. Southampton.

At 12:30 p.m. ET on Saturday, Everton host Christian Pulisic and Chelsea on USA Network and Universo. Drury, Dixon and Le Saux will call the action live from Goodison Park. Following Everton-Chelsea is Goal Zone at 2:30 p.m. ET on USA Network.

Sunday’s coverage kicks off with Premier League Mornings at 8 a.m. ET on Peacock, followed by two matches at 9 a.m. ET on Peacock as Brentford visit Leicester City, while Manchester United and their new manager Erik ten Hag host Brighton & Hove Albion. At 11:30 a.m. ET on Peacock, defending PL champions Manchester City visit West Ham. Drury, Dixon and Le Saux will call the match live from London Stadium.

Opening weekend coverage concludes with Goal Zone at 1:30 p.m. ET on Peacock.

This season, Peacock will once again 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, featuring former Premier League footballers Robbie Earle and Robbie Mustoe, will return with new episodes every week of the Premier League season including a season preview episode discussing the top storylines heading into the 2022-23 campaign. Those episodes along with every episode are available on “The 2 Robbies” podcast feed anywhere you listen to podcasts.


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).


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


Peacock’s expansive programming features live sports coverage including Premier League, MLB Sunday Leadoff, Sunday Night Football, Notre Dame Football, NASCAR, NTT IndyCar Series, golf, Olympic sports, and much 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 ShowPro 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

Premier League games on NBC and USA Network will be streamed on and the NBC Sports app to desktops, mobile, tablets, and connected TVs via authentication, giving consumers additional value to their subscription service, and making high-quality content available to MVPD customers both in and out of the home and on multiple platforms. The full HD-quality video stream will come directly from NBC’s broadcasts. and the NBC Sports app are available on the iTunes App Store, Google Play, Windows Store, Roku Channel Store, Apple TV, Amazon Fire, Samsung Smart TVs, Xbox, and Chromecast.

Following is the NBC Sports’ schedule for the first weekend of the Premier League season (all times ET, subject to change):

Date Time (ET) Match Platform
Fri., Aug. 5 2 p.m. Premier League Live USA Network
Fri., Aug. 5 3 p.m. Crystal Palace v. Arsenal USA Network, Universo
Fri., Aug. 5 5 p.m. Goal Zone USA Network
Sat., Aug. 6 7 a.m. Premier League Mornings Peacock
Sat., Aug. 6 7:30 a.m. Fulham v. Liverpool Peacock
Sat., Aug. 6 9:30 a.m. Premier League Live Peacock
Sat., Aug. 6 10 a.m. Bournemouth v. Aston Villa Peacock
Sat., Aug. 6 10 a.m. Leeds United v. Wolverhampton Wanderers Peacock
Sat., Aug. 6 10 a.m. Newcastle v. Nottingham Forest Peacock
Sat., Aug. 6 10 a.m. Tottenham v. Southampton Peacock
Sat., Aug. 6 Noon Premier League Live USA Network
Sat., Aug. 6 12:30 p.m. Everton v. Chelsea USA Network, Universo
Sat., Aug. 6 2:30 p.m. Goal Zone USA Network
Sun., Aug. 7 8 a.m. Premier League Mornings Peacock
Sun., Aug. 7 9 a.m. Leicester City v. Brentford Peacock
Sun., Aug. 7 9 a.m. Manchester United v. Brighton & Hove Albion Peacock
Sun., Aug. 7 11 a.m. Premier League Live Peacock
Sun., Aug. 7 11:30 a.m. West Ham v. Manchester City Peacock
Sun., Aug. 7 1:30 p.m. Goal Zone Peacock