Commentary Teams Named for First Week of the Season
Coverage Debuts Tomorrow, Saturday, August 13 at 6:30 a.m. ET on CNBC
STAMFORD, Conn. – August 12, 2015 – NBC Sports Group’s coverage of the 2016-17 Premier League season kicks off tomorrow, Saturday, August 13. Coverage begins at 6:30 a.m. ET with Premier League Live on CNBC followed by newly promoted Hull City v. last season’s champions Leicester City at 7:30 a.m. ET. Coverage continues throughout the season on the networks of NBCUniversal, on the Premier League Extra Time bonus TV package, and streamed live on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app.
NBC Sports Group will once again make all 380 games from the Premier League available in the United States. 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. Steve Bower will host Premier League Live for the first two weeks of the season, joined by former Jamaica National Team player Robbie Earle and former Premier League footballer Robbie Mustoe.
The full schedule for week one, including matches broadcast by the Premier League using the World Feed:
|Date||Time (ET)||Match||Network||Match Commentators|
|Sat., Aug. 13||6:30 a.m.||Premier League Live||CNBC|
|Sat., Aug. 13||7:30 a.m.||Hull City v. Leicester City||CNBC||Peter Drury, Jim Beglin|
|Sat., Aug. 13||10 a.m.||Everton v. Tottenham||CNBC||Jim Proudfoot, Matt Holland|
|Sat., Aug. 13||10 a.m.||Southampton v. Watford||Extra Time||Gary Taphouse, Keith Andrews|
|Sat., Aug. 13||10 a.m.||Crystal Palace v. West Bromwich Albion||Extra Time||Daniel Mann, Tony Gale|
|Sat., Aug. 13||10 a.m.||Burnley v. Swansea City||Extra Time||Joe Speight, Garry Birtles|
|Sat., Aug. 13||10 a.m.||Middlesbrough v. Stoke City||Extra Time||Tony Jones, Davie Provan|
|Sat., Aug. 13||12:30 p.m.||Manchester City v. Sunderland||CNBC||Jon Champion, Lee Dixon|
|Sat., Aug. 13||2:30 p.m.||Goal Zone||CNBC|
|Sun., Aug. 14||7:30 a.m.||Premier League Live||NBCSN|
|Sun., Aug. 14||8:30 a.m.||Bournemouth v. Manchester United||NBCSN||Peter Drury, Jim Beglin|
|Sun., Aug. 14||11 a.m.||Arsenal v. Liverpool||NBCSN||Jon Champion, Graeme Le Saux|
|Mon., Aug. 15||2:30 p.m.||Premier League Live||USA|
|Mon., Aug. 15||3 p.m.||Chelsea v. West Ham||USA||Martin Tyler, Danny Higginbotham|
|Mon., Aug. 15||5 p.m.||Goal Zone||USA|
For NBC Sports Group’s Premier League television schedule for the first three months of the season, click here.
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