Top-Tier Premier League Match as Arsenal Host Liverpool Saturday on NBC

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USMNT Goalkeeper Tim Howard and Everton Host Tottenham Hotspur Sunday at 8:30 a.m. ET on CNBC


First Ever Premier League South Wales Derby between Cardiff City & Swansea City at 11 a.m. ET on NBCSN


All Matches Available on NBC Sports Live Extra


Stamford, Conn. – October 28, 2013 – NBC Sports Group’s Premier League coverage this week is highlighted by five matches on NBC, NBCSN and CNBC – including first-place Arsenal hosting third-place Liverpool Saturday at 1:30 p.m. ET on NBC.


In addition, U.S. Men’s National Team and Everton goalkeeper Tim Howard host Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday at 8:30 a.m. ET on CNBC followed by the South Wales derby between Welsh rivals Cardiff City and Swansea City, which will be played for the first time in Premier League history on Sunday at 11 a.m. ET on NBCSN.


NBCSN’s Saturday 11 a.m. ET match will feature Fulham v. Manchester United. The five additional matches on Saturday in the 11 a.m. ET slot will be available on Premier League Extra Time, a bonus television package available to MVPDs at no extra cost for customers who receive NBCSN. The interactive Premier League Game Finder can be accessed at


mun2 will telecast two matches in Spanish this week (listed in table below).


NBC Sports Group’s lead Premier League play-by-play announcer Arlo White will call Major League Soccer playoffs this weekend. Steve Bower, English soccer commentator and one of the voices for BBC’s Match of the Day, will fill in for White. Bower joins former Arsenal defender and four-time league champion Lee Dixon to call Arsenal v. Liverpool on Saturday at 1:30 p.m. ET on NBC. Bower and Graeme Le Saux, the former Premier League star who played in 36 international matches for England, will call the South Wales derby between Cardiff City and Swansea City on Sunday at 11 a.m. ET on NBCSN.


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 alongside former English 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. Games airing on NBC Sports Network will be live streamed via “TV Everywhere,” the media industry’s effort to make quality content available to MVPD customers both in and out of the home and on multiple platforms.


To date, AT&T U-verse®, Bright House Networks, Cablevision’s Optimum, Comcast’s Xfinity TV, Cox, DIRECTV, Mediacom, Suddenlink, and Time Warner Cable have opted to carry the additional Premier League matches via the Premier League Extra Time package, and AT&T U-verse, Cablevision’s Optimum, Charter, Comcast’s Xfinity TV, Cox, DIRECTV, DISH, Suddenlink and Verizon FiOS will make all Premier League games available through TV Everywhere. Additionally, over 100 NCTC partners have either signed-on to the Premier League Extra Time package or have opted-in via TV Everywhere, including Blue Ridge Communications, Buckeye CableSystem, CenturyLink Prism, and RCN. In some cases, the Premier League Extra Time package will be available in select markets.


Below is the NBCUniversal schedule for the 10th week of the Premier League season (all times ET):


Mon., Oct. 28 10:30 p.m. Barclays Premier League Review NBCSN
Mon., Oct. 28 11:30 p.m. Premier League Encore: Manchester Monday NBCSN
Tues., Oct. 29 11:30 p.m. Premier League Encore NBCSN
Thurs., Oct. 31 7 p.m. Barclays Premier League World NBCSN
Thurs., Oct. 31 7:30 p.m. Barclays Premier League Match Pack NBCSN
Fri., Nov. 1 11:30 p.m. Barclays Premier League Preview NBCSN
Sat., Nov. 2 8 a.m. Premier League Live NBCSN
Sat., Nov. 2 8:45 a.m. Newcastle United v. Chelsea NBCSN
Sat., Nov. 2 10:45 a.m. Premier League Live NBCSN
Sat., Nov. 2 11 a.m. Fulham v. Manchester United NBCSN, mun2
Sat., Nov. 2 11 a.m. Manchester City v. Norwich City Extra Time
Sat., Nov. 2 11 a.m. Stoke City v. Southampton Extra Time
Sat., Nov. 2 11 a.m. West Ham United v. Aston Villa Extra Time
Sat., Nov. 2 11 a.m. Hull City v. Sunderland Extra Time
Sat., Nov. 2 11 a.m. West Bromwich Albion v. Crystal Palace Extra Time
Sat., Nov. 2 1 p.m. Premier League Live NBCSN
Sat., Nov. 2 1:30 p.m. Arsenal v. Liverpool NBC, mun2
Sat., Nov. 2 11 p.m. NBCSN’s Match of the Day NBCSN
Sun., Nov. 3 8 a.m. Premier League Live CNBC
Sun., Nov. 3 8:30 a.m. Everton v. Tottenham Hotspur CNBC
Sun., Nov. 3 10:30 a.m. Premier League Live NBCSN
Sun., Nov. 3 11 a.m. Cardiff City v. Swansea City NBCSN
Sun., Nov. 3 11 p.m. NBCSN’s Match of the Day II NBCSN


NBC Sports Group presents the most ambitious, extensive and comprehensive coverage of the Premier League available anywhere in the world with all 380 Premier League matches available live 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. In total, NBC Sports Group will present more than 1,600 hours of Premier League programming.

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