EPL Commentators on NBC Sports: Dec. 16, 2016

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NBC Sports Group’s Premier League coverage this weekend is highlighted by two blockbuster matches: Manchester City v. Arsenal and Everton v. Liverpool in the Merseyside Derby.

Fourth-place Manchester City host third-place Arsenal on Premier League Sunday, this Sunday, Dec. 18, at 11 a.m. ET on NBCSN and TELEMUNDO. Only one point separates the teams, while Arsenal are tied on points with second-place Liverpool. The teams will be looking to gain ground on first-place Chelsea, who are six points clear at the top of the table. NBC Sports Group’s lead Premier League play-by-play commentator Arlo White calls the match, joined by analysts Lee Dixon and Graeme Le Saux at the Etihad Stadium.

NBCSN and NBC UNIVERSO host coverage of the 227th Merseyside Derby, as Everton face Liverpool on Monday, Dec. 19 at 3 p.m. ET. The Merseyside Derby is one of the biggest rivalries in English football, with Liverpool winning the last meeting between the teams 4-0. The Toffees host the Reds at Goodison Park on Monday, less than a mile from Liverpool’s Anfield. White calls the match, joined by Dixon. Coverage begins at 2 p.m. ET with Premier League Live.

Weekend match coverage begins this Saturday, Dec. 17, at 7 a.m. ET with Premier League Live, followed by Crystal Palace v. league-leaders Chelsea at 7:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN and NBC UNIVERSO. Coverage continues Saturday at 10 a.m. ET with Middlesbrough v. Swansea City on NBCSN and Sunderland v. Watford on CNBC.

All matches not on NBCSN or CNBC in the Saturday 10 a.m. ET window will be available on Premier League Extra Time, a bonus television package available to MVPDs at no extra cost for customers who receive NBCSN. In addition, on Saturday at 9:30 a.m. ET, the Premier League’s Goal Rush product will be featured on Premier League Extra Time as well as via the NBC Sports app and on NBCSports.com.

Saturday’s coverage continues at 12:30 p.m. ET with West Bromwich Albion v. Manchester United on NBC and NBC UNIVERSO. The Red Devils are coming off of back-to-back wins, most recently defeating Crystal Palace 2-1 yesterday.

Live match coverage on Sunday begins at 7:30 a.m. ET with Premier League Live on NBCSN, followed by Bournemouth v. Southampton at 8:30 a.m. ET. CNBC will present coverage of Tottenham v. Burnley Sunday at 11 a.m. ET.

Rebecca Lowe hosts Premier League Live, joined by former Major League Soccer and U.S. Men’s National Team midfielder Kyle Martino and former Premier League footballer Robbie Mustoe.

Sunday at 2:15 p.m. ET, NBCSN presents the fourth and final episode of Behind the Badge: Watford FC, a series that provides an exclusive, behind-the-scenes look at the Hornets. Voiced by BBC presenter and former English footballer Gary Lineker, this week’s episode focuses on the unique structure of Watford’s front office, explores the history of the club’s iconic badge and follows the squad as they prepare for a crucial match against Everton. Click here for more information on the entire series.

 

Premier League TV schedule

All times Eastern.

 

Saturday, December 17

Crystal Palace vs. Chelsea, 7:30am, NBCSN, NBC Universo, NBC Sports App and Sling Blue — Jon Champion and Phil Neville

Middlesbrough vs. Swansea, 10am, NBCSN, NBC Sports App and Sling Blue — David Stowell and Andy Walker

Sunderland vs. Watford, 10am, CNBC, NBC Sports App and Sling Blue (with World News Extra add-on channel) — Gary Taphouse and Neil McCann

Stoke vs. Leicester, 10am, NBC Sports App — Jonathan Beck and Keith Andrews

West Ham vs. Hull, 10am, NBC Sports App — Jim Proudfoot and Matt Holland

West Brom vs. Manchester United, 12:30pm, NBC, NBC Universo, NBC Sports App and Sling Blue — Arlo White and Graeme Le Saux

 

Sunday, December 18

Bournemouth vs. Southampton, 8:30am, NBCSN, NBC Sports App and Sling Blue — Gary Weaver and Andy Townsend

Manchester City vs. Arsenal, 11am, NBCSN, Telemundo, NBC Sports App and Sling Blue — Arlo White, Graeme Le Saux and Lee Dixon

Spurs vs. Burnley, 11am, CNBC, NBC Sports App and Sling Blue (with World News Extra add-on channel) — Joe Speight and Tony Gale

 

Monday, December 19

Everton vs. Liverpool, 3pm, NBCSN, NBC Universo, NBC Sports App and Sling Blue — Arlo White and Lee Dixon

 

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