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Wednesday, December 27th, 2023

NBC SPORTS’ PRESENTATION OF LIVERPOOL-ARSENAL IS MOST-WATCHED PREMIER LEAGUE MATCH IN U.S. HISTORY

Match Averages Record 1.96 Million English-Language Viewers on NBC, Peacock and NBC Sports Digital; Additional 328,000 Viewers on Telemundo

Five Most-Watched Premier League Matches in U.S. History Have Aired on NBC Sports Platforms ALL in 2023

“Festive Fixtures” Continue Thursday Headlined by Arsenal v. West Ham at 3:15 p.m. ET on Exclusively on Peacock

NBC Sports & Premier League to Bring Premier League Mornings Live Fan Festival to Nashville April 6-7, 2024

STAMFORD, Conn. – Dec. 27, 2023 – NBC Sports’ presentation of Liverpool v. Arsenal on Saturday, Dec. 23, is the most-watched Premier League match in United States history, with 1.96 million viewers across NBC, Peacock and NBC Sports Digital platforms.

The five most-watched Premier League matches in U.S. history have aired across NBC Sports platforms in the 2023 calendar year.

 

MOST-WATCHED PREMIER LEAGUE MATCHES IN U.S. HISTORY
Rank Matchup Viewership Date
1. Liverpool-Arsenal 1.96 million Dec. 23, 2023
2. Arsenal-Manchester United 1.92 million Jan. 22, 2023
3. Liverpool-Manchester United 1.77 million Dec. 17, 2023
4. Arsenal-Manchester United 1.48 million Sept. 3, 2023
5. Tottenham-Manchester City 1.47 million Feb. 5, 2023

Led by Peacock, Liverpool-Arsenal stands as the second most-streamed simulcast match of the 2023-24 season with an Average Minute Audience (AMA) of 464,000 viewers, just behind the mark of 509,000 viewers for Liverpool-Manchester United on Dec. 17.

When including Spanish-language viewership on Telemundo, Liverpool-Arsenal delivered a Total Audience Delivery (TAD) of 2.28 million viewers, the second most-watched match on record including Spanish-language viewership behind Arsenal-Manchester United (1/22/23; 2.31 million).

 

“FESTIVE FIXTURES” CONTINUE THURSDAY HEADLINED BY ARSENAL V. WEST HAM AT 3:15 P.M. ET ON EXCLUSIVELY ON PEACOCK

NBC Sports is in the midst of its “festive fixtures” presentation this holiday season, featuring Premier League matches on 11 of 13 days from Thursday, Dec. 21, through Tuesday, Jan. 2, across NBC, Peacock, USA Network, Telemundo, and Universo.

Tomorrow’s coverage is highlighted by Arsenal looking to reclaim its spot at the top of the Premier League table with a victory against West Ham exclusively on Peacock at 3:15 p.m. ET. Click here for more details.

 

NBC SPORTS & PREMIER LEAGUE TO BRING PREMIER LEAGUE MORNINGS LIVE FAN FESTIVAL TO NASHVILLE APRIL 6-7, 2024

NBC Sports and the Premier League are traveling to Nashville, Tenn., for the next Premier League Mornings Live fan festival, on April 6-7, 2024. The two-day fan festival is being supported by the Nashville Convention and Visitors Corp and will take place on Broadway and at Riverfront Park, featuring live action from Premier League fixtures presented across NBC, Peacock, USA Network, Telemundo and Universo.

NBC Sports’ studio team of host Rebecca Lowe and analysts Robbie Earle, Robbie Mustoe and Tim Howard will broadcast Premier League Mornings Live presented by Barclays, from the event on USA Network and Peacock on Saturday, April 6, and Sunday, April 7. The group will be joined by several special guests, who will help bring the celebration to viewers across the country. Telemundo Deportes provide on-location reports from the Fan Fest into weekend coverage on Telemundo and Universo. The event will also feature the Premier League trophy, club mascots and many family-friendly, interactive activities to bring the Premier League experience closer to fans.

Soccer fans can attend for free. Registration for the event will be available on premierleague.com and will open in early 2024. Click here for more details.

–NBC SPORTS—