via press release:
DEPORTES TELEMUNDO PRESENTS: “FUTBOL ESTELAR: BARCLAYS PREMIER LEAGUE”
BARCLAYS PREMIER LEAGUE SOCCER ARRIVES ON SUNDAY, AUGUST 17 WITH TWO CAN’T-MISS MATCHUPS: ARSENAL-ASTON VILLA AT 9:55AM ET AND SWANSEA-MANCHESTER UNITED AT 12:25PM ET ON mun2
MIAMI – AUGUST 8, 2013- Barclays Premier League kicks off on Telemundo and mun2 with “Fútbol Estelar: Barclays Premier League” on Saturday, August 17 with two can’t-miss matches on mun2 starting at 9:55AM ET/8:55 C/6:55PT. Andrés Cantor will be providing the play-by-play alongside Sammy Sadovnik to start the upcoming season. All Barclays Premier League matches on Telemundo and mun2 can also be seen on the web and on mobile advices by visiting deportestelemundo.com, and fans can interact with the broadcast by using the hashtag #BPLTelemundo on Twitter.
The 2013-14 season of the Barclays Premier League will feature more than 75 matches on Telemundo and mun2. Some of the most promising clashes still to come on Telemundo in 2013 including Liverpool vs. Manchester United on September 1, the derby between Manchester United and Manchester City on September 22 and the highly anticipated visit by Manchester United to Stamford Bridge to face former Real Madrid manager Jose Mourinho’s Chelsea squad on October 27. Below are some of the most attractive dates coming up in the Barclays Premier League schedule (date and channel listed in parenthesis):
- Arsenal vs. Aston Villa (17/8, mun2)
- Swansea vs. Manchester United (17/8, mun2)
- Arsenal vs. Tottenham (1/9, mun2)
- Manchester City vs. Manchester United (24/9, Telemundo)
- Tottenham vs. Chelsea (28/9, mun2)
- Chelsea vs. Manchester City (27/10, mun2)
- Arsenal vs. Liverpool (2/11, mun2)
- Manchester United vs. Arsenal (10/11, Telemundo)
- Tottenham vs. Manchester United (17/11, Telemundo)
Deportes Telemundo, Telemundo Media’s sports division, is one of the leading providers of Spanish-language sports content in the United States. The “U.S. Home of the Olympics in Spanish,” Deportes Telemundo also offers World Cup Qualifying matches played by the Mexican National Team; all Liga MX matches played at home by Club León; the leading boxing show in U.S. Spanish-language television, “Boxeo Telemundo,” and the U.S. broadcast and online rights in Spanish language to the biggest soccer tournament in the world, the FIFA World Cup®, across all platforms (except radio), 2015 through 2022.
In addition to its biggest sporting events, Deportes Telemundo produces two leading sports entertainment shows, “Titulares y Más” and “Titulares Telemundo,” offering the latest sports news and analysis combined with entertainment and lifestyle segments. Deportes Telemundo’s award-winning broadcast team is led by internationally acclaimed sportscaster Andrés Cantor and also includes Jessi Losada, Sammy Sadovnik, Leti Coo, Edgar López, Karim Mendiburu, Mirella Grisales, René Giraldo and Kaziro Aoyama.
mun2 is the destination for young, Hispanic adults 18-34 and 18-49, providing authentic, vibrant Latino content for the fastest growing population group in the U.S. As the fastest growing Hispanic entertainment cable network, mun2 combines the best in reality, scripted, music and sports programming to reflect the diverse lifestyle and language of its audience. The networks’ content can be found across multiple platforms, including its award winning mun2.tv site. With offices in Los Angeles, Miami and New York, the network is part of Telemundo Media, a division of NBCUniversal.