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NBC Sports Launches New Ad to Remind Viewers That It’s the Home of World’s Greatest Players [VIDEO]

premier league nbc NBC Sports Launches New Ad to Remind Viewers That Its the Home of Worlds Greatest Players [VIDEO]

NBC Sports has launched a new TV commercial to remind soccer fans in the United States that it is the “home” of the world’s greatest players.

The new commercial launched tonight in select markets during half-time of the US-Ghana game on ESPN. The new Premier League season kicks off on NBCSN/NBC on Saturday, August 16 — just over a month after the World Cup ends.

Smart marketing by NBC to appeal to soccer fans during a huge game when everyone will be watching.

Mobile app users, watch the video here.

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Founder and publisher of World Soccer Talk, Christopher Harris is the managing editor of the site. He has been interviewed by The New York Times, The Guardian and several other publications. Plus he has made appearances on NPR, BBC World, CBC, BBC Five Live, talkSPORT and beIN SPORT. Harris, who has lived in Florida since 1984, has supported Swansea City since 1979. He's also an expert on soccer in South Florida, and got engaged during half-time of a MLS game. Harris launched EPL Talk in 2005, which was rebranded as World Soccer Talk in 2013.
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4 Responses to NBC Sports Launches New Ad to Remind Viewers That It’s the Home of World’s Greatest Players [VIDEO]

  1. Patrizio says:

    Agreed a shrewd move on the part of NBC. I wouldn’t be surprised if there were more to come. Any word on if NBC’s app will allow for streaming via Apple TV. It would also be nice if this was for Dish World as well.

  2. NashRambler says:

    Christopher,

    Are there any plans for an NBC Sports Live Extra channel for Roku?

  3. Emmett says:

    This has actually been played during almost every game in the World Cup so far, not just last night. I love it, such a smart move. Hopefully the players featured go deep into the knockout stages.

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