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Archives: NBC Sports

1.4 million+ watched Chelsea-Man United and Arsenal-Reading on NBC and FOX last Saturday

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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The viewing numbers are in for the broadcasts by NBC and FOX over-the-air networks for last Saturday’s simultaneous live coverage of Chelsea’s Premier League game against Manchester United and Arsenal versus Reading in the FA Cup semi-final. NBC’s live broadcast … Continue reading

How the Premier League could split US TV Packages for 2016-19

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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Sports Business Daily reported on Tuesday that the Premier League is considering splitting packages for the next round US TV rights, which will run from 2016 to 2019. This would follow the precedent set by the league in other major … Continue reading

Who do you think will win the Premier League US TV rights for 2016-19?

Posted on by Christopher Harris
NBC Premier League

In May or June of this year, the bidding for the 2016-19 Premier League TV rights is expected to begin with FOX Sports, ESPN and NBC Sports ready to begin a bidding war to determine who will acquire the rights to the … Continue reading

FOX Sports and ESPN won’t submit a joint bid for Premier League US TV rights, says report

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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FOX Sports and ESPN will not submit a joint bid for the Premier League US TV rights this summer for the 2016-19 cycle, according to a report today in SportsBusiness Daily. The TV networks expected to bid for the prestigious Premier … Continue reading

Commentators for Premier League matches on NBC Sports, Gameweek 33

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Here’s the line-up of commentators for this weekend’s Premier League matches: Saturday, April 18: Everton vs Burnley, 10am, NBCSN and NBC Sports Live Extra; Gary Weaver & Barry Horne Crystal Palace vs West Brom, 10am, NBC Sports Live Extra; Gary Taphouse … Continue reading

Manchester derby ranks as most-watched Premier League game in US cable TV history

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Sunday’s Manchester United against Manchester City derby televised on NBCSN averaged 1.1 million viewers, making it the most-watched Premier League match in US cable TV history. The broadcast, which peaked at 1.3 million viewers, was aired from 11am-1pm ET live … Continue reading

Schedule for NBC’s Premier League studio coverage from England this weekend

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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For the first time ever, NBC’s critically-acclaimed team of talent and production staff responsible for its coverage of the Premier League will be assembled in the United Kingdom for what promises to be an excellent weekend of soccer. NBC’s US- … Continue reading

Bidding on US TV rights to Premier League expected to begin later this Spring

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Although a date hasn’t been completely finalized, the bidding for the US TV rights to the Premier League for seasons 2016-2019 is expected to take place this May or June. TV and Internet rights for the Premier League are currently owned … Continue reading

Bidding for La Liga US TV rights to begin shortly for 2015-18 deal

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Discussions will begin to take place this week to determine who will be the next rights holder in the United States for La Liga, Spain’s top flight soccer league. The current US TV rights deal for La Liga expires at the end … Continue reading

NBC Sports raises the bar by sending broadcast team to England for Premier League TV coverage

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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The best just got better. NBC Sports will be sending its entire US-based crew to the UK for three Premier League matches, so the likes of Rebecca Lowe, Robbie Mustoe, Kyle Martino and Robbie Earle will broadcast from stadiums in … Continue reading

Commentators for Premier League midweek matches on NBC Sports, Gameweek 28

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Here’s the line-up of commentators for the midweek’s Premier League matches: Tuesday, March 3: Aston Villa vs West Brom, 2:45pm, NBCSN and NBC Sports Live Extra; Steve Bower & Lee Dixon Hull vs Sunderland, 2:45pm, NBC Sports Live Extra; Daniel Mann … Continue reading

Commentators for Premier League matches on NBC Sports, Gameweek 27

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Here’s the line-up of commentators for this weekend’s Premier League matches: Saturday, February 28: West Ham vs Crystal Palace, 7:45am, NBCSN and NBC Sports Live Extra; Peter Drury & Jim Beglin Burnley vs Swansea, 10am, NBC Sports Live Extra; Phil Blacker … Continue reading

9 reasons why the Premier League needs NBC for 2016-19 TV rights deal

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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In the last year and a half, the Premier League has reached a new level of recognition and marketability in the United States. While to some it might appear this is simply part of a natural evolution toward more interest … Continue reading

Commentators for Premier League matches on NBC Sports, Gameweek 26

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Here’s the line-up of commentators for this weekend’s Premier League matches: Saturday, January 31: Chelsea vs Burnley, 10am, NBCSN, NBC Universo & NBC Sports Live Extra; Jim Proudfoot & Tony Gale Swansea vs Man United, 10am, NBC Sports Live Extra; Gary … Continue reading

Manchester United warn not to expect 70% rise in international Premier League TV rights

Posted on by PA Sport
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Manchester United’s executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward has warned that the staggering 70 per cent rise in domestic Premier League TV rights may not be replicated when the international rights are sold. Woodward also defended United’s ticket prices after news of … Continue reading

Commentators for Premier League matches on NBC Sports, Gameweek 24

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Here’s the line-up of commentators for this weekend’s Premier League matches: Saturday, February 7: Tottenham vs Arsenal, 7:45am, NBCSN and NBC Sports Live Extra; Steve Bower & Owen Hargreaves Aston Villa vs Chelsea, 10am, NBCSN and NBC Sports Live Extra; Gary … Continue reading

Premier League sees 316% increase in Chelsea-Man City TV audience in 5 years

Posted on by Christopher Harris
Chelsea vs City

While it’s not scientific nor is it an apples to apples comparison, the average number of viewers who watched the Chelsea-Manchester City game last weekend on NBC was 316% greater than the number of people who watched the same two … Continue reading

Listen to the 2 Robbies Football Show at 5pm ET Today With Ian Joy

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Today’s episode of The 2 Robbies Football Show features one of our favorite soccer analysts from beIN SPORTS, the one and only Ian Joy. The former St Pauli footballer is a familiar voice on beIN SPORTS commentary as well as … Continue reading