Category: NBC Sports

NBC bringing Premier League Fan Fest to Boston on March 30-31

NBC Sports and the Premier League are partnering to present the first two-day “Premier League Mornings Live” supporter event on March 30-31 in Boston. The Saturday-Sunday fan festival will take place in the shadow of Fenway Park’s iconic “Green Monster,” at the famed Cask ‘n Flagon sports bar across the street from the stadium. In addition, historic Lansdowne Street will be closed to vehicle traffic and open to supporters, serving as a special outdoor viewing venue complete with Premier League-themed activities, events, merchandise giveaways and food. The fan festival will span five match windows (three on Saturday, two on Sunday) ... Read more

NBCSN adds Sky Sports News on weekdays for sports fans in United States

Beginning March 1, NBCSN will simulcast Sky Sports News on weekdays from 11am to Noon ET, providing sports fans in the United States with a daily update on the latest news from the Premier League, cricket, golf, rugby and other sports. For many soccer fans in the United States, this will be welcome news. In the days of FOX Soccer Channel, many soccer fans were hooked on watching Sky Sports News every day to stay up-to-date on the latest transfer stories as well as breaking news from the world of sport. “We look forward to sharing Sky Sports News’ best-in-class ... Read more

How things could have been so different if MLS had continued on NBC Sports

There’s no doubt that NBC Sports has transformed the fortunes and perception of the Premier League in the United States, but it is often forgotten NBC Sports actually acquired the rights to show Major League Soccer (MLS) for three seasons from 2012-2014 before they acquired the US’ Premier League rights. NBC’s coverage of MLS was outstanding enough to win plaudits from fans and media, but as the US-based top flight league approaching its nineteenth season, MLS executives were — according to a World Soccer Talk source — demanding a massive increase in the rights fees to broadcast the domestic league, which ... Read more

Sky Sports News returns to US TV this Thursday on NBCSN

NBC Sports has agreed a deal with Sky Sports to simulcast the Sky Sports coverage of Transfer Deadline Day to viewers in the United States on NBCSN this Thursday. During previous transfer deadline days, NBCSN televised a Deadline Day broadcast featuring Rebecca Lowe and the NBCSN Premier League analysts sharing their takes on the underwhelming transfer moves of the day. But this Thursday, thanks to Comcast’s $39 billion acquisition of Sky Television in 2018, NBCSN will strengthen the close working relationship between the two companies to include live coverage of Sky Sports’ Transfer Deadline Day from 2-5PM ET on NBCSN ... Read more

NBC Sports Gold launches free preview weekend for Premier League viewers

NBC Sports will launch a free preview of their Premier League Pass streaming service from NBC Sports Gold this weekend. Priced at $50 per year, this is the first time this season that NBC Sports Gold has offered a free preview, which will include all of the Premier League matches exclusive to NBC Sports Gold as well as the shoulder programming available from Premier League Productions. The free preview coincides with this Saturday’s Premier League Mornings Live fan fest in Washington DC. Last season, NBC Sports advertised they would feature 130 games via the NBC Sports Gold Premier League Pass ... Read more

NBC are taking their Premier League Mornings show on the road across US

After last season’s successful Premier League Fan Fest in New York City, NBC Sports will be hosting more festivals on the road this season with the first one scheduled for Saturday, September 29 in Washington DC. Entitled Premier League Mornings Live, the fan festival will include a turf pitch, the Premier League trophy, club mascots, special guests, contests, as well as NBC Sports’ studio team of Rebecca Lowe, Robbie Earle, Kyle Martino and Robbie Mustoe on site. The DC event will air live on NBCSN from N. Capitol Street beginning at 7 a.m. ET on September 29, and will be ... Read more

NBC Sports Gold launches Premier League streaming for pubs, restaurants and bars

NBC Sports has launched a version of their Premier League Pass streaming service for pubs, bars, restaurants and other commercial properties in the United States for $199/season. This season’s Premier League Pass guarantees 150 live Premier League matches (with at least four matches per Premier League club) and a suite of shoulder programming. Both the commercial establishment-version and public-version of the passes are powered by Playmaker Media, and will stream coverage live and on-demand via desktop, mobile, tablets, and connected TV devices. Commercial establishments can register their interest in the NBC Sports Gold Premier League Pass via the sign-up page. ... Read more

NBC Sports heading to England to bring Premier League to you live, on location

NBC Sports has announced more coverage details for their opening weekend of the 2018/19 Premier League season, which will include their talent being on-site in England to bring you closer to the action. From Thursday, August 9 to Sunday, August 12, the entire NBC Sports crew will be together on-location in England. The coverage will move across three days from four different grounds throughout Britain, featuring on-site studios for pre-match, halftime and post-game shows as well as pitch-side locations just a few feet from the playing field. Coverage begins on Thursday, August 9, with a special three-hour Premier League Live: ... Read more