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Wednesday, December 20th, 2023

PREMIER LEAGUE “FESTIVE FIXTURES” FEATURES MATCHES ON 11 OF NEXT 13 DAYS BEGINNING TOMORROW THROUGH JAN. 2 ACROSS NBC, PEACOCK, USA NETWORK, TELEMUNDO & UNIVERSO

“Festive Fixtures” Slate, with 29 Matches in 13 Days, Headlined by First-Place Arsenal Visiting Second-Place Liverpool this Saturday, Dec. 23, at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBC, Peacock, and Telemundo

Boxing Day Features Five Matches Live, Including Manchester United v. Third-Place Aston Villa at 3 p.m. ET on USA Network and Universo

THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW, Hosted by Roger Bennett and Michael Davies, Returns with a New Episode Saturday, Dec. 30 at 3:30 p.m. ET on NBC and Peacock

STAMFORD, Conn. – December 20, 2023 – NBC Sports presents the “Festive Fixtures” this holiday season, featuring Premier League matches on 11 of the next 13 days, beginning tomorrow, Thursday, Dec. 21, through Tuesday, Jan. 2, across NBC, Peacock, USA Network, Telemundo, and Universo.

With 29 matches over the next 13 days, the “Festive Fixtures” slate is highlighted by first-place Arsenal visiting second-place Liverpool this Saturday, Dec. 23 at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBC, Peacock, and Telemundo, plus five matches live on Boxing Day on Tuesday, Dec. 26, including Manchester United hosting third-place Aston Villa.

“Festive Fixtures” coverage kicks off tomorrow as Crystal Palace host Brighton & Hove Albion at 3 p.m. ET on USA Network and Universo. This Friday, Dec. 22, third-place Aston Villa, winners of five of their past six Premier League matches, host Sheffield United at 3 p.m. ET on USA Network.

Coverage on Saturday, Dec. 23, begins with Premier League Mornings at 7 a.m. ET on USA Network, followed by Manchester United visiting West Ham at 7:30 a.m. ET (USA Network). Four matches will be presented live at 10 a.m. ET on Saturday: Luton Town v. Newcastle (USA Network, Universo), Fulham v. Burnley (Peacock), Nottingham Forest v. Bournemouth (Peacock), and Tottenham v. Everton (Peacock).

At 12:30 p.m. ET on Saturday, Mohamed Salah and second-place Liverpool host Gabriel Jesus and first-place Arsenal on NBC, Peacock, and Telemundo. The Gunners topped Brighton & Hove Albion, 2-0, last weekend behind goals from Jesus and Kai Havertz. Liverpool, unbeaten in their past 10 PL matches, drew Manchester United, 0-0, on Sunday. Jon Champion and Lee Dixon will call the match live from Anfield.

This weekend’s coverage concludes Sunday, Dec. 24, as Chelsea visit Wolverhampton Wanderers at 8 a.m. ET on USA Network and Telemundo.

Paul Burmeister hosts Saturday and 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 USMNT and Premier League player Tim Howard. On Thursday, Burmeister will be joined by former Premier League players Robbie Mustoe and Danny Higginbotham. Friday’s shows will be hosted by Burmeister alongside Earle and Mustoe.

Throughout the 2023-24 season, Premier League coverage will be featured across NBC, Peacock and USA Network. Peacock continues its expansive coverage of the Premier League this season — including exclusive matches, all games airing live on the NBC broadcast network, studio shows, full match replays, and more. USA Network begins its second full season as the cable home of the PL. Telemundo, Universo and Peacock will provide extensive Spanish-language coverage.

LIVERPOOL-MANCHESTER UNITED REGISTERS TAD OF 2.21 MILLION VIEWERS LAST SUNDAY

NBC Sports’ coverage of Liverpool-Manchester United last Sunday on NBC, Peacock, Telemundo, and NBC Sports Digital produced a Total Audience Delivery of 2.21 million English- and Spanish-language viewers to rank as the second-most watched Premier League match in U.S. history (trailing only Arsenal-Manchester United – 1.92 million viewers on Jan. 22, 2023).

This year, NBC Sports has produced the four most-watched Premier League matches on record in the U.S. Click here for more.

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 Liverpool and Manchester United’s 0-0 draw, Arsenal reclaiming the PL’s top spot, and more.

Click here to listen to the podcast or click here to watch on YouTube.

STREAMING ON PEACOCK

Peacock’s expansive programming features live coverage of the Premier League, FIFA Women’s and Men’s World CupTM (in Spanish), U.S. Women’s and Men’s National Teams soccer matches (in Spanish), Sunday Night Football, Big Ten football, Olympic Games, MLB Sunday Leadoff, Notre Dame Football, NASCAR, NTT INDYCAR SERIES, and much more.  Peacock also offers daily sports programming on the NBC Sports channel.

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 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. NBCSports.com 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 NBC Sports’ upcoming schedule for Premier League coverage (all times ET, subject to change):

Date Time (ET) Match Platform
Thurs., Dec. 21 2 p.m. Premier League Live USA Network
Thurs., Dec. 21 3 p.m. Crystal Palace v. Brighton & Hove Albion USA Network
Thurs., Dec. 21 5 p.m. Goal Zone USA Network
Fri., Dec. 22 2 p.m. Premier League Live USA Network
Fri., Dec. 22 3 p.m. Aston Villa v. Sheffield United USA Network
Fri., Dec. 22 5 p.m. Goal Zone USA Network
Sat., Dec. 23 7 a.m. Premier League Mornings USA Network
Sat., Dec. 23 7:30 a.m. West Ham v. Manchester United USA Network, Universo
Sat., Dec. 23 9:30 a.m. Premier League Live USA Network, Peacock
Sat., Dec. 23 10 a.m. Luton Town v. Newcastle USA Network, Universo
Sat., Dec. 23 10 a.m. Fulham v. Burnley Peacock
Sat., Dec. 23 10 a.m. Nottingham Forest v. Bournemouth Peacock
Sat., Dec. 23 10 a.m. Tottenham v. Everton Peacock
Sat., Dec. 23 10 a.m. Goal Rush Peacock
Sat., Dec. 23 Noon Premier League Live USA Network, Peacock
Sat., Dec. 23 12:30 p.m. Liverpool v. Arsenal NBC, Peacock, Telemundo
Sat., Dec. 23 2:30 p.m. Goal Zone NBC, Peacock
Sun., Dec. 24 7 a.m. Premier League Mornings USA Network
Sun., Dec. 24 8 a.m. Wolverhampton Wanderers v. Chelsea USA Network, Telemundo
Sun., Dec. 24 10 a.m. Goal Zone USA Network
 
Tues., Dec. 26 7 a.m. Premier League Mornings USA Network
Tues., Dec. 26 7:30 a.m. Newcastle v. Nottingham Forest USA Network
Tues., Dec. 26 9:30 a.m. Premier League Live USA Network, Peacock
Tues., Dec. 26 10 a.m. Bournemouth v. Fulham USA Network
Tues., Dec. 26 10 a.m. Sheffield United v. Luton Town Peacock
Tues., Dec. 26 Noon Premier League Live USA Network, Peacock
Tues., Dec. 26 12:30 p.m. Burnley v. Liverpool USA Network, Universo
Tues., Dec. 26 2:30 p.m. Premier League Live USA Network
Tues., Dec. 26 3 p.m. Manchester United v. Aston Villa USA Network, Universo
Tues., Dec. 26 5 p.m. Goal Zone USA Network
Wed., Dec. 27 2:30 p.m. Brentford v. Wolverhampton Wanderers Peacock
Wed., Dec. 27 2:30 p.m. Chelsea v. Crystal Palace Peacock
Wed., Dec. 27 3 p.m. Premier League Live USA Network
Wed., Dec. 27 3:15 p.m. Everton v. Manchester City USA Network, Universo
Wed., Dec. 27 5:15 p.m. Goal Zone USA Network
Thurs., Dec. 28 2 p.m. Premier League Live USA Network
Thurs., Dec. 28 2:30 p.m. Brighton & Hove Albion v. Tottenham USA Network, Universo
Thurs., Dec. 28 3:15 p.m. Arsenal v. West Ham Peacock
Thurs., Dec. 28 5:15 p.m. Goal Zone Peacock
 
Sat., Dec. 30 7 a.m. Premier League Mornings USA Network
Sat., Dec. 30 7:30 a.m. Luton Town v. Chelsea USA Network
Sat., Dec. 30 9:30 a.m. Premier League Live USA Network, Peacock
Sat., Dec. 30 10 a.m. Wolverhampton Wanderers v. Everton USA Network
Sat., Dec. 30 10 a.m. Crystal Palace v. Brentford Peacock
Sat., Dec. 30 10 a.m. Aston Villa v. Burnley Peacock
Sat., Dec. 30 10 a.m. Manchester City v. Sheffield United Peacock
Sat., Dec. 30 10 a.m. Goal Rush Peacock
Sat., Dec. 30 Noon Premier League Live USA Network, Peacock
Sat., Dec. 30 12:30 p.m. Nottingham Forest v. Manchester United NBC, Peacock, Telemundo, Universo
Sat., Dec. 30 2:30 p.m. Goal Zone NBC, Peacock
Sat., Dec. 30 3:30 p.m. THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW NBC, Peacock
Sun., Dec. 31 8 a.m. Premier League Mornings USA Network, Peacock
Sun., Dec. 31 9 a.m. Tottenham v. Bournemouth USA Network, Telemundo
Sun., Dec. 31 9 a.m. Fulham v. Arsenal Peacock
Sun., Dec. 31 11 a.m. Goal Zone USA Network, Peacock
Mon., Jan. 1 2 p.m. Premier League Live USA Network
Mon., Jan. 1 3 p.m. Liverpool v. Newcastle USA Network
Mon., Jan. 1 5 p.m. Goal Zone USA Network
Tues., Jan 2 2 p.m. Premier League Live USA Network
Tues., Jan 2 2:30 p.m. West Ham v. Brighton & Hove Albion USA Network, Universo
Tues., Jan 2 4:30 p.m. Goal Zone USA Network
 

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