/ 1 day ago

NBC Sports name Joe Speight to call Premier League friendlies

World Soccer Talk can exclusively reveal that Joe Speight has been named as the lead commentator for the 2023 Premier League Summer Series. The highly acclaimed commentator, who has stepped in for NBC Sports several times this season, is also the host of Goal Rush, the popular Premier League whiparound show. NBC Sports’ Peter Drury […]

Leagues: EPL

/ 8 days ago

How Michael Jordan and Seth Meyers helped NBC get the EPL

When World Soccer Talk recently interviewed NBC Sports executive Jon Miller who played a crucial role in helping the broadcaster sign the Premier League rights deal, we learned of the roles that basketball legend Michael Jordan and talk show host Seth Meyers played. Here's how Jon Miller, president of acquisitions and partnerships at NBC Sports, […]

Leagues: EPL

/ 11 days ago

Discover how NBC Sports saved its Premier League deal

Now the 2022/23 season has ended, the first year of the six-year NBC Premier League TV deal is over. That agreement runs through the end of the 2027/28 season. But things could have been so different. For the first time, we now know how perilously close NBC was to the end of its Premier League […]

Leagues: EPL

/ 29 days ago

NBC allows fans to hear audio of Premier League referees

NBC Sports is launching a special episode entitled Match Officials Mic'd Up this Monday on its YouTube channel. The program allows us to hear previously unreleased audio of Premier League referees for the first time. The broadcast includes unreleased audio between referees and VAR officials from the 22/23 Premier League season with explanations from PGMOL […]

Aston Villa

/ 60 days ago

Six Premier League clubs to play in US preseason tournament

Six Premier League clubs are participating in a US preseason tournament this summer, according to several sources. While the complete list of teams involved has not been finalized as of press time, they are believed to be Chelsea, Newcastle United, Aston Villa, Brighton and Hove Albion, Brentford, and Fulham. A joint announcement from the Premier […]

Leagues: EPL

/ 64 days ago

Peacock adds Premier League Data Zone as new feature

NBCUniversal continues to evolve its Peacock streaming service for US fans of European soccer. Beginning this week, Peacock is rolling out a brand-new feature called Premier League Data Zone, which incorporates live data analysis into broadcasts of select Premier League matches. Premier League Data Zone features live augmented graphics and overlays, so you can see […]

NBC Sports

/ 117 days ago

Comcast to end free Peacock access for Xfinity subscribers

Cable giant Comcast is set to end its free coverage of Peacock Premium later this year for its Xfinity customers. Ever since the streaming service was launched in 2020, Xfinity TV and broadband customers had access to Peacock at no extra charge, but that’s coming to an end June 26. A report from Variety claims […]

Leagues: EPL

/ 122 days ago

Spurs-Man City is second most-watched game in US history

Sunday's game between Spurs and Man City was the second most-watched Premier League game in US soccer history. A total of 1.78 million watched the game across NBC, NBC Sports digital properties, Peacock and Telemundo. On the NBC network and Peacock combined, the viewing number was 1.5 million. Telemundo added an additional 288,000 viewers. Coupled […]

Leagues: EPL

/ 125 days ago

Last chance to save $20 on Peacock Premium annual plan

If you're a soccer fan and have been looking into getting Peacock, now is a good time. You can score a $20 Peacock discount with a limited time offer now through Tuesday, February 7. NBC's streaming service is home to the Premier League, with multiple matches shown each weekend. It's also the Spanish-language home of […]

Leagues: EPL

/ 135 days ago

NBC's Premier League Fan Fest a huge hit in Orlando, Florida

NBC's Premier League Fan Fest in Orlando, Florida was a tremendous success by any measurement. This was the eighth one that the broadcaster has held in the United States. And judging by the numbers, it may be the best one yet. In what is now becoming a must-see event on the US soccer calendar each […]


/ 136 days ago

Arsenal, Man United set Premier League TV record in USA

NBC Sports have broken the all-time Premier League viewership record in the United States. Sunday's game between Arsenal and Manchester United averaged 2.3 million viewers across NBC, Telemundo and Peacock Premium. The thrilling game between Arsenal and Manchester United ended 3-2 to the Gunners after a late goal sealed the win in an end-to-end match. […]