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NBC Sports to Debut ‘Premier League Club Selection Show’ August 8th

nbc epl press conference NBC Sports to Debut Premier League Club Selection Show August 8th

In the build-up to the new Premier League season scheduled to kick off on Saturday, August 17 on NBC, NBC Sports Network will debut two new soccer shows in early August as well as featuring several classic Premier League matches to increase the excitement before opening day.

One of the shows has been mentioned before, which is Premier League Countdown, a preview of the 2013-14 season. But the other show is quite intriguing and hasn’t been publicized yet. It’s entitled ‘Premier League Club Selection Show.’

Presumably the 60-minute show will help sports fans, who are new to the Premier League, choose what club they’d like to support. It’s a novel idea, and while it’ll be entertaining for hardcore soccer fans, it could be a very resourceful show for new fans to the world’s most popular sports league.

In addition to ‘Premier League Club Selection Show,’ and ‘Premier League Countdown,’ NBC Sports will air plenty of other EPL coverage from August 1-13. That includes 7.5 hours of continuous Premier League soccer coverage on Saturday, August 10 plus five hours of continuous EPL coverage during prime-time on Monday, August 12.

Here’s the NBC Sports Network TV schedule for August 1-13 that features Premier League coverage:

All times Eastern.

Thursday, August 1

7pm Premier League World

Thursday, August 8

7pm Premier League World
7:30pm Premier League Club Selection Show
8:30pm Premier League Countdown

Friday, August 9

12:01am Premier League Club Selection Show (rerun)
7am Premier League Countdown
8am Premier League Club Selection Show (rerun)

Saturday, August 10

6am Arsenal vs Newcastle (2012)
8am Spurs vs Man United (2012)
10am Man City vs Liverpool (2013)
Noon Premier League Countdown
1pm Premier League Club Selection Show (rerun)

Sunday, August 11

7am Man City vs QPR (2012)
9am Man United vs Aston Villa (2013)
11am Premier League Countdown
Noon Premier League Club Selection Show (rerun)

Monday, August 12

2am Premier League Countdown
7am Premier League Countdown
8am Premier League Club Selection Show (rerun)
7pm Man City vs Man United (2011)
9pm Man United vs Man City (2012)
11pm Premier League Countdown

Tuesday, August 13

12:01am Chelsea vs Man United (2012)
2am Premier League Countdown
7am Man United vs Man City (2012)

Thanks to World Soccer Talk reader man99ud for the news tip.


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