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NBC’s Coverage of the Premier League: By The Numbers

nbc epl NBCs Coverage of the Premier League: By The Numbers

Thirty days from now, NBC Sports will begin broadcasting the Premier League on US television and Internet.

NBC Sports Group broke down the numbers to illustrate the depth of coverage they’ll be bringing to soccer fans in the United States:

1610+ Total hours of Premier League programming annually

600      Hours of original and weekly studio programming

380      Live TV games across NBC, NBC Sports Network, Premier League Extra Time, and additional NBCUniversal networks – more televised Premier League games than ever before

380      Live Premier League games streamed on NBC Sports Live Extra – across desktop, tablet and mobile 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.

196      Live games on NBCUniversal television networks

184      Live television games presented by Premier League Extra Time – at no extra cost to fans or TV providers

15+      Former players working on Premier League coverage for NBC Sports Group (includes talent, research and production)

10        Games on Championship Sunday (May 11, 2014) presented simultaneously at 11 AM ET on 10 NBCUniversal channels (10 games, 10 channels)

7          Days each week with Premier League programming on NBCUniversal networks

5          Weekly Premier League magazine/studio/highlight shows

2       U.S. sports networks with major August 17 debuts

1       Exclusive U.S. home for Premier League – NBCUniversal

Questions? Here’s everything you need to know about NBC’s coverage of the Premier League.


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