Category: NBC Sports

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

NBC brings back NBC Sports Gold for new Premier League season

For the 2018/19 season, NBC Sports will feature 150 games behind the NBC Sports Gold paywall, which means that there’ll be 230 games available on television. Last season, NBC Sports advertised they would feature 130 games via the NBC Sports Gold Premier League Pass paid subscription service, but due to the way the matches were scheduled, NBC Sports ended up showing 150 games on NBC Sports Gold. Having learned from last season, NBC Sports will again offer 150 exclusive Premier League games via NBC Sports Gold for $50. Those games aren’t available on television. While the big clubs such as ... Read more

NBC’s Premier League TV schedule for first 2 weeks of 2018/19 season

We have the preliminary schedule for the first two weeks of the 2018/19 Premier League season, which will be shown live across the NBC Sports networks in the United States. The new season will kick off with Manchester United against Leicester City on Friday, August 10 in a game that’ll be shown across NBCSN and legal streaming platforms. With the new season beginning at Old Trafford, it’ll be interesting to see how the Red Devils do in their first game given that they were a jekyll and hyde team last season. In other matches, we have several massive encounters in ... Read more

NBCSN to air England-Belgium World Cup game in Spanish

Thursday’s World Cup match between England and Belgium has been added to NBCSN. The crunch match between both countries will air on both Telemundo and NBCSN in Spanish as the teams battle to determine who will end top of Group G. Adding this game to NBCSN makes perfect sense for NBC Sports given the sheer amount of quality Premier League footballers who are on both of the England and Belgium squads. The match squads include 35 players who played in Premier League last season including England’s Harry Kane (Tottenham), Raheem Sterling (Manchester City) and Kyle Walker (Manchester City) and Belgium’s ... Read more

NBCSN to broadcast Brazil-Switzerland World Cup game in Spanish

Sunday’s massive World Cup game between Brazil and Switzerland will be televised live on NBCSN in Spanish as well as on Telemundo Deportes. The game, which will be NBCSN’s first-ever World Cup broadcast, kicks off at 2pm ET. Pre-match coverage begins at 1:30pm ET. Televised live from Rostov Arena in Rostov-on-Don, Russia, the match will be simulcast in Spanish from Telemundo Deportes, the exclusive Spanish-language home of the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Sammy Sadovnik calls the match on Telemundo and NBCSN, joined by Eduardo Biscayart and Juan Pablo Sorin, a former member of the Argentina national team, where he played ... Read more

Top 10 most-watched Premier League games in US TV history

The viewing figures for the top 10 most-watched Premier League games in US TV history make incredible reading. The top 10 chart (see below) shows how important it is for Manchester United to be playing well. Out of the top 10 games, they’re featured in eight of them. But it’s not just the red half of Manchester that has a huge impact on record-breaking viewing numbers in the United States. All of the top 10 games feature clubs from Manchester, with Manchester City featured in five of the 10 most-watched games. In fact, out of the top 10 most-watched games, ... Read more

Man City-Man United derby delivers 1.7 million viewers to break all-time US TV record

Saturday’s derby between Manchester City and Manchester United was the most-watched Premier League game ever in US television history after 1.72 million people tuned in to watch one of the games of the season. NBC delivered 1.35 million viewers, while 309,000 soccer fans tuned in to watch the game on Telemundo to combine for an average of 1.72 million viewers across all platforms (also including the NBC Sports App and With the record number, NBC Sports has now televised the 10 most-watched live Premier League telecasts in US history. The live notation is important because a Liverpool-Chelsea game on ... Read more

NBC’s Premier League pundits to swap places this weekend

NBC’s Premier League pundits will swap places this weekend to add variety to the coverage of the world’s most popular sports league on US television. US-based pundits Kyle Martino, Robbie Earle and Robbie Mustoe will head to England to commentate games and offer their pitchside analysis, while UK-based pundits Lee Dixon and Graeme Le Saux will head to the United States to add their analysis in the NBC studio in Stamford, Connecticut. Premier League Live and Goal Zone host Rebecca Lowe will be joined Dixon and Le Saux for the “analyst swap,” while Premier League play-by-play commentators Arlo White and ... Read more