10 Days Until the New Premier League Season Kicks Off on the Networks of NBCUniversal
Michael Davies and Roger Bennett Return to Host “Sub-Optimal” Weekly Show Mondays During Premier League Season on NBCSN
NBC Sports Group Premier League Analysts Robbie Earle & Robbie Mustoe Guest on Season Two Premiere
NBCSports.com & NBC Sports Live Extra to Stream the Show Live
STAMFORD, Conn. – July 29, 2015 – THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW presented by Mini, featuring popular soccer personalities Michael Davies and Roger Bennett, returns this Monday, August 3 at 11 p.m. ET on NBCSN.
The season premiere of the 30-minute show — set at the Men in Blazers “’Panic Room’ studio” in SoHo, New York City — will feature NBC Sports Group’s Premier League analysts Robbie Earle and Robbie Mustoe, hosts of The 2 Robbies ‘Football’ Show on NBC Sports Radio, as they preview the 2015-16 season.
THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW debuts each Monday night at 11 p.m. ET during the Premier League season, with an encore at midnight ET. The program also streams live on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports Live Extra app.
“We are honored to have the 2 Robbies guest,” Bennett said. “They are a duo like us. Apart from they actually know what they are talking about.”
“No one is more surprised than Rog and me that we have been allowed back on NBCSN for another season,” Davies added. “But then again the 2 Robbies may be coming on to replace us.”
THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW on NBCSN follows NBC Sports Group’s weekend Premier League coverage, allowing Davies and Bennett to break down all of the action for American soccer fans. Their show, which has featured guests including Lewis Hamilton, Adam Richman and Noel Gallagher, is a passionate, wide-ranging conversation about football and life, focusing on the Premier League.
The show complements Men in Blazers’ special, digital-only weekly podcast on NBCSports.com each Tuesday. Weekly digital-only Men in Blazers’ previews of the upcoming Premier League matches are released each Friday.
All Men in Blazers content will be produced at Embassy Row, a division of Sony Pictures Entertainment, where Davies serves as president.
NBC Sports Group’s coverage of the 2015-16 Premier League season kicks off 10 days from today, on Saturday, August 8. Coverage begins at 7 a.m. ET with Premier League Live on NBCSN followed by Manchester United v. Tottenham, and continues throughout the season on the networks of NBCUniversal, on the Premier League Extra Time bonus TV package, and streamed live on NBC Sports Live Extra.
NBC Sports Group will once again make all 380 games from the Premier League available in the United States. All games 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.
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