Category: Premier League Pass

NBC Sports Gold subscribers receive apology after Premier League Pass outages

NBC Sports has issued an apology to subscribers of their NBC Sports Gold service after the debacle that occurred Saturday, which resulted in a major online outage at the same time that Manchester United played away against Southampton. “We apologize for the disruptions and inconvenience, and appreciate your understanding as we continue to look for new ways to bring you the best sports content in the world,” NBC Sports wrote in an e-mail to NBC Sports Gold subscribers. The outage Saturday caused fans of Premier League clubs in the US to flock to social media to vent their anger at ... Read more

NBC Sports Gold crashes, causing havoc for Premier League coverage

NBC Sports Gold suffered its worst outage of the season today when the Premier League Pass paid-subscription service crashed, causing soccer fans across the United States to miss valuable minutes of seeing their team in action. As a result, soccer fans stormed to social media to vent their anger at NBC Sports. Last weekend, NBC Sports suffered a similar outage that caused Liverpool fans to miss precious minutes of their game against Burnley, which was only available on NBC Sports Gold. And with Chelsea, Manchester City and Manchester United all playing during the same 10am-Noon ET window today, NBC Sports ... Read more

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

Premier League Pass faces first major test this weekend with Spurs game behind paywall

NBC Sports’ Premier League Pass faces its first major test this weekend when 50% of the EPL games will be on the paid streaming service including Sunday’s match between Tottenham and Burnley. The first big test the service, which is part of NBC Sports Gold, will face is how many Spurs supporters in the United States will decide to pay for it ($50 per season) and how many will decide to stream it illegally through other means. Given that this past Sunday’s Spurs-Chelsea match averaged 814,000 viewers between NBCSN and Telemundo combined, many of the viewers would be ideal candidates ... 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

What Premier League Pass includes for $50 per season to soccer fans in the US

Subscriptions to NBC Sports’ Premier League Pass are now available at $50 per season. For soccer fans in the United States who are used to being able to stream all of the games during a Premier League season via the NBC Sports App, NBC Sports has decided to make 3-4 games per week only accessible via a paid subscription to Premier League Pass. For fans who are used to watching games via Premier League Extra Time, it’s gone and has been replaced the paid-subscription service Premier League Pass. Unfortunately, Premier League Pass is not available via DIRECTV or any TV ... 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

Premier League Pass FAQ: NBC’s replacement for Premier League Extra Time

With NBC Sports’ launch of Premier League Pass, soccer fans will no longer be able to get “every game, every weekend, all season long” of the Premier League unless they’re willing to pay extra. The surprising change means that the Premier League will no longer be as accessible as what we’re accustomed to. But what does the Premier League Pass mean for you, and how will it change your viewing habits? We’ve compiled all of your questions from our comments section and compiled them into one page below, along with the answers. Q: What is Premier League Pass? A: Premier ... Read more