Tim Howard Makes ’14-15 Broadcast Debut on Monday With Lee Dixon & Matt Smith in On-Site Studio at Manchester City-Liverpool
Crystal Palace v. West Ham United Live in Theaters Saturday at 10 a.m. ET
All Matches Available on NBC Sports Live Extra
STAMFORD, Conn. – August 20, 2014 – A matchup of last season’s champions Manchester City and runners-up Liverpool on Monday at 3 p.m. ET on NBCSN and mun2 highlights NBC Sports Group’s Premier League coverage this weekend.
On Saturday, fifth-place finishers Everton and U.S. Men’s National Team goalkeeper Tim Howard host last season’s fourth-place finishers Arsenal at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBC and mun2.
Two days after playing against Arsenal, Howard makes his season broadcast debut with NBC Sports Group joining Lee Dixon and ITV Sport’s Matt Smith at the Manchester City-Liverpool match for a live on-site studio appearance for Premier League Live at 2 p.m. ET on NBCSN.
NBC Sports Group’s Premier League lead play-by-play announcer Arlo White calls both Everton v. Arsenal and Manchester City v. Liverpool, joined by Lee Dixon at Everton’s Goodison Park and Graeme Le Saux at Manchester City’s Etihad Stadium.
NBC Sports Group’s coverage on Saturday kicks off with Premier League Live at 7 a.m. ET followed by Aston Villa v. Newcastle at 7:45 a.m. ET on NBCSN. At 10 a.m. ET, NBCSN and mun2 feature coverage of Chelsea v. Leicester City. All matches not shown on NBCSN in the Saturday 10 a.m. ET window will be available on Premier League Extra Time, a bonus television package available to MVPDs at no extra cost for customers who receive NBCSN.
Sunday’s coverage kicks off at 8 a.m. ET on CNBC with Premier League Live, followed by Tottenham v. Queens Park Rangers at 8:30 a.m. ET. Coverage switches over to NBCSN at 10:30 a.m. ET for Premier League Live, followed by Sunderland v. Manchester United at 11 a.m. ET.
On Monday, August 25, prior to Manchester City v. Liverpool, NBCSN presents back-to-back new episodes of Premier League Download, which take a look back at last season’s top two clubs. The first episode, at noon ET, revisits Liverpool’s memorable campaign and features an exclusive interview with manager Brendan Rodgers, and is followed by an episode at 12:30 p.m. ET highlighting Manchester City’s title-winning season, including an interview with captain Vincent Kompany.
All matches will be preceded and followed by Premier League Live pre- and post-match shows from the NBC Sports Group International Broadcast Center in Stamford, Conn. Rebecca Lowe hosts Premier League Live joined by former Premier League footballer Robbie Mustoe, and former Jamaican National Team player Robbie Earle.
All Premier League games will be streamed on NBC Sports Live Extra, NBC Sports Group’s live streaming product for desktops, mobile devices and tablets.
Crystal Palace v. West Ham United on Saturday, Aug. 23 at 10am ET will be shown in select U.S. cinemas for “Barclays Premier League LIVE.” For a complete list of theater locations and prices, visit www.FathomEvents.com (theaters and participants are subject to change).
Below is the NBCUniversal schedule for the second week of the Premier League season (all times ET):
|Date||Time (ET)||Home v. Away||Network|
|Fri., Aug. 22||7 a.m.||Barclays Premier League World||NBCSN|
|Fri., Aug. 22||7:30 a.m.||Barclays Premier League News||NBCSN|
|Sat., Aug. 23||6 a.m.||Barclays Premier League Match Pack||NBCSN|
|Sat., Aug. 23||7 a.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sat., Aug. 23||7:45 a.m.||Aston Villa v. Newcastle||NBCSN|
|Sat., Aug. 23||10 a.m.||Chelsea v. Leicester City||NBCSN, mun2|
|Sat., Aug. 23||10 a.m.||Crystal Palace v. West Ham||Extra Time|
|Sat., Aug. 23||10 a.m.||Southampton v. West Brom||Extra Time|
|Sat., Aug. 23||10 a.m.||Swansea City v. Burnley||Extra Time|
|Sat., Aug. 23||12:30 p.m.||Everton v. Arsenal||NBC, mun2|
|Sat., Aug. 23||11 p.m.||Match of the Day||NBCSN|
|Sun., Aug. 24||8 a.m.||Premier League Live||CNBC|
|Sun., Aug. 24||8:30 a.m.||Tottenham v. QPR||CNBC|
|Sun., Aug. 24||8:30 a.m.||Hull City v. Stoke City||Extra Time|
|Sun., Aug. 24||10:30 a.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sun., Aug. 24||11 a.m.||Sunderland v. Man United||NBCSN, Telemundo|
|Sun., Aug. 24||1 p.m.||Premier League Goal Zone||NBCSN|
|Sun., Aug. 24||10 p.m.||Premier League Download||NBCSN|
|Sun., Aug. 24||10:30 p.m.||Match of the Day II||NBCSN|
|Mon., Aug 25||7 a.m.||Premier League Review||NBCSN|
|Mon., Aug 25||Noon||Premier League Download||NBCSN|
|Mon., Aug 25||12:30 p.m.||Premier League Download||NBCSN|
|Mon., Aug 25||1:30 p.m.||Barclays Premier League News||NBCSN|
|Mon., Aug 25||2 p.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Mon., Aug 25||3 p.m.||Man City v. Liverpool||NBCSN, mun2|
|Mon., Aug 25||5 p.m.||Goal Zone||NBCSN|
NBC Sports Group will once again make all 380 games from the Premier League available in the United States on the networks of NBCUniversal, on the Premier League Extra Time bonus TV package, and streamed live on NBC Sports Live Extra. Every MVPD has the option to carry every Premier League match on live television and via live streaming at no additional cost to consumers.
–NBC SPORTS GROUP–