Category: NBC Sports

NBC Sports in talks to offer Premier League Pass to bars across United States

NBC Sports is in discussions with cable companies to find a solution for Premier League Pass that can be used in bars across the United States, according to a NBC Sports executive in an interview with Sports TV Ratings. Currently, Premier League Pass is only available via online streaming to consumers for a fee of $50 per season. That’s left bars across the United States stranded for the first three weeks of the Premier League season without a way to show all of the games that they’ve been accustomed to broadcasting. As a result, supporters groups across the United States ... Read more

Manchester United-West Ham tops 1 million viewers on NBCSN and Telemundo

NBCSN and Telemundo combined their efforts Sunday to attract more than 1 million viewers for Manchester United’s opening game of the 2017/18 season against West Ham United. The match from Old Trafford in England averaged 680,000 viewers on NBCSN for the game that was televised live from 11am-1pm ET on Sunday, August 13. The game was also broadcast in Spanish-language by Telemundo, which averaged 348,000 viewers. This year’s Telemundo opener outperformed last year’s opener by +81% for the August 28, 2016 game featuring Manchester City against West Ham United (192,000 viewers). Combined, the viewing total of 1,028,000 was the most-watched ... Read more

First impressions of NBC Sports Gold’s Premier League Pass service for soccer fans

As a fan of one of “the other 14” clubs in the Premier League (the ones outside of The Big 6), NBC Sports Gold’s Premier League Pass service is a must-have by necessity if you want to watch every game that your club plays during the 2017/18 season. In all, the estimate is that more than 35% of many team’s games will be viewable only through Premier League Pass this season. Your mileage may vary. After taking Premier League Pass for a test drive this past weekend, here are my first impressions. Purchase experience Signing up for NBC Sports Gold ... Read more

NBC Sports US-based talent to broadcast Premier League live from England again

The show just keeps on getting better. For the opening weekend of the 2017/18 Premier League season, the US-based talent of NBC Sports will broadcast live from England yet again with Rebecca Lowe, Kyle Martino, Robbie Mustoe and Robbie Earle bringing you the world’s most popular sports league. In total, NBC Sports will bring viewers in the US approximately 21 hours of on-site broadcasts. The Premier League coverage begins on Friday, August 11 when Arlo White and Kyle Martino commentate the Arsenal-Leicester match. That’s followed by Brighton versus Manchester City on Saturday, August 12 with Arlo White and Robbie Earle ... Read more

NBC Sports App authentication comes to fuboTV streaming service

Subscribers to fuboTV, the legal streaming service in the United States, can now use their fuboTV username and password to authenticate with the NBC Sports App to watch even more programming. The long awaited news will come as perfect timing especially for soccer fans who are looking forward to the start of the new Premier League season, which kicks off on August 11. By using the fuboTV username and password to watch content from the NBC Sports App, fuboTV subscribers will be able to see all of the Premier League matches televised across NBCSN. (fubo Premier subscribers can already get ... Read more

Chivas TV enhances streaming capabilities as result of partnership with NBC Sports

Chivas TV, the official streaming subscription service for fans of CD Guadalajara, has announced a strategic partnership with Playmaker Media (owned by NBC Sports Group and operated by NBC Sports Digital) to enhance the reliability and capabilities of the Mexican club team’s streaming platform. For soccer fans in the United States, nothing will change. Chivas matches will continue to be televised and streamed by Univision Deportes. According to a Univision spokeswoman, “Univision Deportes continues to have exclusive rights to all Chivas home games in Liga MX and Copa MX. Our fans can still tune-in to the networks of Univision to ... Read more

Premier League schedule on NBC Sports for opening weeks of the 2017/18 season

We have the TV and streaming schedule for most of the Premier League matches from the opening weekend of the 2017/18 season through the first several weeks. NBC Sports still has to confirm the schedule, but now that the Premier League has determined which kickoff times will be changed to accommodate the UK TV broadcasters, we know when and where most of the Premier League games will be shown on US television for the opening weekend through early October. For soccer fans in the United States, the opening game will kick off on a Friday for the very first time ... Read more

How often your club will be on Premier League Pass in 2017/18 season

With NBC Sports deciding to charge soccer fans to watch the games that aren’t shown on television in the United States for the 2017/18 season onwards, every fan needs to be asking whether it’ll be worth it to sign up for Premier League Pass or not. At the end of the day, it depends on who you support. Every club in the Premier League will be featured on Premier League Pass a minimum of three times in a season. But others may find that more than 50% of their games are on the paid streaming service. Based on the number ... Read more