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BBC’S GARY LINEKER AND EVERTON & USMNT GOALKEEPER TIM HOWARD TO HOST NBCSN’S FIRST ON-SITE PREMIER LEAGUE STUDIO SHOW ON MONDAY, DECEMBER 23

 

 

Special 1-hour Premier League Live Features Rebecca Lowe, Robbie Earle & Kyle Martino from NBC Sports Group’s International Broadcast Center in Stamford & Lineker and Howard from Emirates Stadium in London

 

NBC Debut of Match of the Day on Saturday, December 21

 

Stamford, Conn. – December 18, 2013 – On Day 3 of “The 12 Days of Premier League,” legendary U.K. footballer and BBC Match of the Day presenter Gary Lineker will host NBCSN’s first live on-site Premier League studio coverage alongside Everton and U.S. Men’s National Team goalkeeper Tim Howard, Monday, December 23 at 2 p.m. ET. Howard joins the telecast a day after playing Swansea City (Sun., Dec. 22 at 11 a.m. ET on NBCSN).

 

The special one-hour Premier League Live leading up to Arsenal v. Chelsea features Rebecca Lowe alongside former Jamaican National Team player Robbie Earle and former U.S. National Team midfielder Kyle Martino from the NBC Sports Group International Broadcast Center in Stamford, Conn. Lineker and Howard will anchor on-location coverage from Emirates Stadium in London where league-leaders Arsenal host third-place Chelsea.

 

On Saturday, December 21, Match of the Day makes its NBC debut at 1:30 p.m. ET as Lowe, Earle and Martino provide in-depth analysis, post-match interviews and reaction, plus extended highlights with the match commentators (bolded in table below).

 

Earlier this month, NBC Sports Group’s innovative Premier League coverage included:

  • Live pre-match whip-around of team arrivals and interviews from nine concurrent Premier League matches (12/4).
  • Successive live cut-ins to the finishes of four matches following the live telecast of Everton’s 1-0 win over Manchester United (12/4).
  • 24 minutes of uninterrupted highlights, post-match interviews and analysis during a special hour-long edition of Premier League Goal Zone following live coverage (12/7).
  • Live phone interview with Stoke City defender Geoff Cameron on Premier League Goal Zone following his club’s 3-2 upset victory over Chelsea (12/7).

 

 

THE 12 DAYS OF PREMIER LEAGUE

 

NBC Sports Group presents “The 12 Days of Premier League” with 40 matches in 12 days beginning this Saturday, December 21, through New Year’s Day, January 1. Boxing Day, December 26, is highlighted by 17 consecutive hours of Premier League programming on NBCSN – including more than 10 hours of live coverage – beginning at 7 a.m. ET. On New Year’s Day, Day 12 of “The 12 Days of Premier League,” NBCSN will present 10 consecutive hours of live Premier League programming beginning at 7 a.m. ET.

 

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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 12 days of Premier League (all times ET, subject to change):

Date Time Home v. Away Network 
Fri., Dec. 20 1 a.m. Barclays Premier League World NBCSN
Fri., Dec. 20 1:30 a.m. Barclays Premier League Match Pack NBCSN
Fri., Dec. 20 7 a.m. Barclays Premier League News NBCSN
Fri., Dec. 20 7:30 p.m. Barclays Premier League Preview NBCSN
Sat., Dec. 21 7 a.m. Premier League Live NBCSN
Sat., Dec. 21 7:45 a.m. Liverpool v. Cardiff City NBCSN, mun2
Sat., Dec. 21 9:45 a.m. Premier League Live NBCSN
Sat., Dec. 21 10 a.m. Fulham v. Manchester City NBCSN, mun2
Sat., Dec. 21 10 a.m. Manchester United v. West Ham United Extra Time
Sat., Dec. 21 10 a.m. Crystal Palace v. Newcastle United Extra Time
Sat., Dec. 21 10 a.m. Stoke City v. Aston Villa Extra Time
Sat., Dec. 21 10 a.m. West Bromwich Albion v. Hull City Extra Time
Sat., Dec. 21 10 a.m. Sunderland v. Norwich City Extra Time
Sat., Dec. 21 11 p.m. NBCSN’s Match of the Day NBCSN
Sat., Dec. 21 1:30 p.m. Match of the Day NBC
Sun., Dec. 22 8 a.m. Premier League Live NBCSN
Sun., Dec. 22 8:30 a.m. Southampton v. Tottenham Hotspur NBCSN
Sun., Dec. 22 10:30 a.m. Premier League Live NBCSN
Sun., Dec. 22 11 a.m. Swansea City v. Everton NBCSN
Sun., Dec. 22 1 p.m. Premier League Goal Zone NBCSN
Sun., Dec. 22 11 p.m. NBCSN’s Match of the Day II NBCSN
Mon., Dec. 23 2 p.m. Premier League Live NBCSN
Mon., Dec. 23 3 p.m. Arsenal v. Chelsea NBCSN
Mon., Dec. 23 5 p.m. Premier League Goal Zone NBCSN
Mon., Dec. 23 10:30 p.m. Barclays Premier League Review NBCSN
Mon., Dec. 23 11:30 p.m. Premier League Encore: Manchester Monday NBCSN
Tues., Dec. 24 11 p.m. Premier League Encore NBCSN
Wed., Dec. 25 6 p.m. Premier League World NBCSN
Thurs., Dec. 26 7 a.m. Premier League Live NBCSN
Thurs., Dec. 26 7:45 a.m. Hull City v. Manchester United NBCSN
Thurs., Dec. 26 9:45 a.m. Premier League Live NBCSN
Thurs., Dec. 26 10 a.m. Swansea City v. Chelsea NBCSN
Thurs., Dec. 26 10 a.m. West Ham United v. Arsenal Extra Time
Thurs., Dec. 26 10 a.m. Everton v. Sunderland Extra Time
Thurs., Dec. 26 10 a.m. Tottenham Hotspur v. West Bromwich Albion Extra Time
Thurs., Dec. 26 10 a.m. Newcastle United v. Stoke City Extra Time
Thurs., Dec. 26 10 a.m. Cardiff City v. Southampton Extra Time
Thurs., Dec. 26 10 a.m. Aston Villa v. Crystal Palace Extra Time
Thurs., Dec. 26 10 a.m. Norwich City v. Fulham Extra Time
Thurs., Dec. 26 Noon Premier League Live NBCSN
Thurs., Dec. 26 12:30 p.m. Manchester City v. Liverpool NBCSN, mun2
Thurs., Dec. 26 2:30 p.m. Premier League Goal Zone NBCSN
Thurs., Dec. 26 3:30 p.m. NBCSN’s Match of the Day I NBCSN
Thurs., Dec. 26 5:30 p.m. Premier League Encore NBCSN
Thurs., Dec. 26 7:30 p.m. Premier League Encore NBCSN
Sat., Dec. 28 7 a.m. Premier League Live NBCSN
Sat., Dec. 28 7:45 a.m. West Ham United v. West Bromwich Albion NBCSN
Sat., Dec. 28 10 a.m. Aston Villa v. Swansea Extra Time
Sat., Dec. 28 10 a.m. Hull City v. Fulham Extra Time
Sat., Dec. 28 10 a.m. Manchester City v. Crystal Palace Extra Time
Sat., Dec. 28 10 a.m. Norwich v. Manchester United Extra Time
Sat., Dec. 28 Noon Premier League Live NBCSN
Sat., Dec. 28 12:30 p.m. Cardiff City v. Sunderland NBC
Sat., Dec. 28 11 p.m. NBCSN’s Match of the Day NBCSN
Sun., Dec. 29 8 a.m. Premier League Live NBCSN
Sun., Dec. 29 8:30 a.m. Newcastle United v. Arsenal NBCSN, mun2
Sun., Dec. 29 8:30 a.m. Everton v. Southampton Extra Time
Sun., Dec. 29 10:30 a.m. Premier League Live NBCSN
Sun., Dec. 29 11 a.m. Chelsea v. Liverpool NBCSN, Telemundo
Sun., Dec. 29 11 a.m. Tottenham Hotspur v. Stoke City Extra Time
Sun., Dec. 29 11 p.m. NBCSN’s Match of the Day II NBCSN
Mon., Dec. 30 11 p.m. Barclays Premier League Review NBCSN
Tues., Dec. 31 12 a.m. Premier League Encore: Manchester Monday NBCSN
Tues., Dec. 31 11:30 p.m. Premier League Encore NBCSN
Wed., Jan. 1 7 a.m. Premier League Live NBCSN
Wed., Jan. 1 7:45 a.m. Swansea City v. Manchester City NBCSN
Wed., Jan. 1 9:45 a.m. Premier League Live NBCSN
Wed., Jan. 1 10 a.m. Southampton v. Chelsea NBCSN
Wed., Jan. 1 10 a.m. Crystal Palace v. Norwich Extra Time
Wed., Jan. 1 10 a.m. Fulham v. West Ham United Extra Time
Wed., Jan. 1 10 a.m. Liverpool v. Hull City Extra Time
Wed., Jan. 1 10 a.m. Stoke City v. Everton Extra Time
Wed., Jan. 1 10 a.m. Sunderland v. Aston Villa Extra Time
Wed., Jan. 1 10 a.m. West Bromwich Albion v. Newcastle United Extra Time
Wed., Jan. 1 10 a.m. Arsenal v. Cardiff City Extra Time
Wed., Jan. 1 Noon Premier League Live NBCSN
Wed., Jan. 1 12:30 p.m. Manchester United v. Tottenham Hotspur NBCSN
Wed., Jan. 1 2:30 p.m. Premier League Goal Zone NBCSN
Wed., Jan. 1 3:30 p.m. NBCSN’s Match of the Day 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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