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Commentators for NBC’s Premier League Matches This Weekend: Gameweek 6

brian moore commentator Commentators for NBC’s Premier League Matches This Weekend: Gameweek 6

For viewers in the United States, the schedule of commentators for this weekend’s matches in the Premier League is as follows:

Saturday, September 28:

Tottenham vs Chelsea, 7:45am, NBC Sports Network — Peter Drury and Clive Allen
Aston Villa vs Man City, 10am, NBC Sports Network — Gary Taphouse and Trevor Francis
Fulham vs Cardiff, 10am, Premier League Extra Time — Joe Speight and Dean Sturridge
Hull vs West Ham, 10am, Premier League Extra Time — Jonathan Beck and Garry Birtles
Man United vs West Brom, 10am, Premier League Extra Time — Gary Weaver and Davie Provan
Southampton vs Crystal Palace, 10am, Premier League Extra Time — Tony Jones and Tony Gale
Swansea vs Arsenal, 12:30pm, NBC — Arlo White and Graeme Le Saux

Sunday, September 29:

Stoke vs Norwich, 8:30am, NBC Sports Network — Jon Champion and Efan Ekoku
Sunderland vs Liverpool, 11am, NBC Sports Network — Arlo White and Graeme Le Saux

Monday, September 30:

Everton vs Newcastle, 3pm, NBC Sports Network — Martin Tyler and Paul Walsh

The most notable commentary news above is that we’ll get a chance to hear the great voice of Martin Tyler announcing a Premier League match once again.

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20 Responses to Commentators for NBC’s Premier League Matches This Weekend: Gameweek 6

  1. Mark Williamson says:

    I don’t care who is playing. When you have Martin Tyler commentating, the game can be secondary. Now if we could ever hear Ian Darke do a premier league game that would be the icing on the cake. Awesome!! Thanks for the treat, NBC.

  2. Scrumper says:

    Can’t stand Peter Drury.

  3. Martin Woolf says:

    Manchester United will be on Premier League Extra Time tomorrow at 10am. Of course, in New York City, the media capital of the world, Time Warner still doesn’t provide its customers with this channel. We have hundreds of rubbish channels. Even if we are willing to pay to watch, still, Time Warner doesn’t care. As they say, “for shame.” I have no time for Time Warner!

    • Christopher Harris says:

      Time Warner offers Premier League Extra Time, but not NBC Sports Live Extra. More info is at

      • Martin Woolf says:

        Thanks for clarifying. I remember now that I read the original article. With all their money behind marketing EPL, NBC has done a poor job at promoting which is which…on air, cable, online. Just my opinion. There’s no way to “record” online is there?

        • Christopher Harris says:

          All the games are available online for free, live. Your best bet is to bookmark our schedule at the top of the page.

          The games are available on replay online within a couple of hours after game time.

      • Martin Woolf says:

        I realize Premier League Extra Time isn’t online in NYC but a cable channel in the 300s. All the “Extras” make it difficult to understand at first.

    • jennifer says:

      Twc offers the Extra Time channels on a region specific option so most of us do not have it–looks like you lucked out. We do not have Live Extra access. Instead, they offer extra time channels via their twc app and twc tv. This allows us to watch live matches at home–the channels are not available away from a home twc connection. You should be able to access matches this way.

      We cannot access any of the replays as TWC doesn’t offer access to Live Extra. Unless there is a workaround–when we try to access we are prompted for a login.

  4. SFC says:

    I can’t stand Peter Drury either. Really annoying and patronizing. At least he is doing the first game so gets him out of the way for the rest of the weekend.

  5. Mark Williamson says:

    Now that I have checked it looks like Chelsea vs Fulham. Is this the game that Martin Tyler will be commentating? It is on NBCSP at 3:00 on Monday. Thanks

    • Christopher Harris says:

      The schedule for Monday shows Everton vs Newcastle with Martin Tyler commentating. Chelsea played Fulham last week.

  6. Tayo says:

    How come nobody on here is talking about premier league review and when NBC decided to air it….

  7. Mufc77 says:

    Is Comcast still disabling the FF and RW options during games on premier league extra?

    If I change the channel at some point during the United game then switch back are the still making you watch the game front the very start again like they did the first week if the season.

  8. San Fransiscan says:

    Gaffer, is it possible to disable the add on of the screen on nbc live extra’s website? I’m looking into connecting my lap top to the tv.

  9. Emmett says:

    I’m ready for the pitchforks, but Martin Tyler just doesn’t do it for me. There are multiple times when there are scoring chances but you would think the team is just passing the ball in the back. Give me Ian Darke, Arlo White, or others on this list, even Adrian Healey over Tyler.

    HOWEVER, I think Jon Speight is the best. Here’s a little sampling.

    Speaking of this video on Fox’s site. The one thing Fox did better than NBC was their video player and the number of videos. They would have every single goal on their site by the end of the games. Instead, NBC just has the highlights with non-in-game commentary. Hope they change this.

  10. francis says:

    And speaking of announcers, the Beeb will have a new voice on the classified results on radio this Saturday

  11. Christopher Harris says:

    Late commentator change — it’s Peter Drury and Alan Curbishley instead of Clive Allen for Spurs-Chelsea.

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