NBC returns to the forefront with the early afternoon game this weekend, and CNBC returns as Formula 1 takes away some of NBCSN's regular time. Needless to say, it's another regular week of interesting action from the English Premier League.
As always, Westwood One will carry every game online with select stations around the nation carrying their feed live in English and Spanish. Below is the schedule of games on the networks of NBC. Please visit Westwood One's soccer page to see what times the games will be broadcast on national radio and streamed live online.
TOP-TIER PREMIER LEAGUE MATCH AS FIRST-PLACE ARSENAL HOST THIRD-PLACE LIVERPOOL SATURDAY AT 1:30 P.M. ET ON NBC
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 http://www.nbcsports.com/ExtraTime.
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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