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

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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.

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

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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.

NBC Sports: Premier League Pass needs to feature all 380 games to be relevant

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NBC Sports may have been unprepared for the backlash against Premier League Pass as soccer fans voiced their frustration at NBC’s paid subscription service that will create a walled garden around 34% of the games in the 2017/18 season.

From September 2016 to March 2017, NBCSN alone has lost 730,000 TV subscribers.

NBC Sports: Premier League Pass needs to feature all 380 games to be relevant

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NBC Sports may have been unprepared for the backlash against Premier League Pass as soccer fans voiced their frustration at NBC’s paid subscription service that will create a walled garden around 34% of the games in the 2017/18 season.

From September 2016 to March 2017, NBCSN alone has lost 730,000 TV subscribers.

Premier League Pass marks a giant step backward for NBC’s coverage of EPL

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In their announcement about the pending launch of Premier League Pass, the paid digital subscription service that will offer 130 games per season to soccer fans in the US, NBC Sports have made a giant miscalculation.

On paper, Premier League Pass seems like a harmless attempt to monetize the games that were shown previously on the Premier League Extra Time overflow TV channels.

Premier League Pass marks a giant step backward for NBC’s coverage of EPL

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In their announcement about the pending launch of Premier League Pass, the paid digital subscription service that will offer 130 games per season to soccer fans in the US, NBC Sports have made a giant miscalculation.

On paper, Premier League Pass seems like a harmless attempt to monetize the games that were shown previously on the Premier League Extra Time overflow TV channels.

NBC Sports announces Premier League Pass, a new digital streaming subscription service

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NBC Sports has announced a brand-new digital streaming subscription service that will allow soccer fans to be able to watch Premier League games without requiring a cable or satellite subscription.

The new service, Premier League Pass, will launch in time for the 2017/18 Premier League season.

NBC Sports announces Premier League Pass, a new digital streaming subscription service

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NBC Sports has announced a brand-new digital streaming subscription service that will allow soccer fans to be able to watch Premier League games without requiring a cable or satellite subscription.

The new service, Premier League Pass, will launch in time for the 2017/18 Premier League season.

Most popular Premier League clubs on US television based on average viewership

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Liverpool Football Club is the most popular Premier League team on US television.

That’s according to research generated by @US_Spurs that has averaged all of the viewership numbers from their TV appearances during the 2016/17 season. The Reds averaged 481,943 viewers for the 36 matches that were broadcast live on US television.

Most popular Premier League clubs on US television based on average viewership

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Liverpool Football Club is the most popular Premier League team on US television.

That’s according to research generated by @US_Spurs that has averaged all of the viewership numbers from their TV appearances during the 2016/17 season. The Reds averaged 481,943 viewers for the 36 matches that were broadcast live on US television.

NBC Sports finalizes TV schedule for final day of Premier League season

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NBC Sports has finalized the TV schedule for the final day of the 2016/17 Premier League season, which will feature 10 games shown live across NBC’s network of TV channels.

The major game that will be featured on the flagship NBC network is Arsenal against Everton, which will be a decisive game as the Gunners try to qualify for the UEFA Champions League.

NBC Sports finalizes TV schedule for final day of Premier League season

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NBC Sports has finalized the TV schedule for the final day of the 2016/17 Premier League season, which will feature 10 games shown live across NBC’s network of TV channels.

The major game that will be featured on the flagship NBC network is Arsenal against Everton, which will be a decisive game as the Gunners try to qualify for the UEFA Champions League.

EPL commentator assignments on NBC Sports, Gameweek 37

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With just 11 days remaining until Championship Sunday, league-leaders Chelsea can clinch the Premier League title with a win over West Bromwich Albion this Friday, May 12, at 3 p.m. ET on NBCSN and Universo. If the Blues drop points on Friday, they are still guaranteed the title unless second-place Tottenham, facing Manchester United on Sunday, better their result.

EPL commentator assignments on NBC Sports, Gameweek 37

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With just 11 days remaining until Championship Sunday, league-leaders Chelsea can clinch the Premier League title with a win over West Bromwich Albion this Friday, May 12, at 3 p.m. ET on NBCSN and Universo. If the Blues drop points on Friday, they are still guaranteed the title unless second-place Tottenham, facing Manchester United on Sunday, better their result.

EPL commentator assignments on NBC Sports, Gameweek 36

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With Championship Sunday less than three weeks away, NBC Sports Group presents a full slate of matches this week, with five match days in a six-day span beginning this Friday, May 5, at 3 p.m. ET with West Ham United v. second-place Tottenham on NBCSN. Tottenham are coming off a 2-0 win over rivals Arsenal in the North London Derby on Sunday.

EPL commentator assignments on NBC Sports, Gameweek 34 midweek matches

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Mid-week action begins today, Tuesday, April 25, as league-leaders Chelsea host Southampton at 2:45 p.m. ET on NBCSN and Universo. White calls the match, joined by Dixon at Stamford Bridge. Chelsea, who advanced to the FA Cup Final over the weekend, sit just four points above second-place Tottenham with six games remaining.

EPL commentator assignments on NBC Sports, Gameweek 34 midweek matches

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Mid-week action begins today, Tuesday, April 25, as league-leaders Chelsea host Southampton at 2:45 p.m. ET on NBCSN and Universo. White calls the match, joined by Dixon at Stamford Bridge. Chelsea, who advanced to the FA Cup Final over the weekend, sit just four points above second-place Tottenham with six games remaining.

EPL commentator assignments on NBC Sports, Gameweek 33

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NBC Sports Group’s full on-location coverage from the United Kingdom this weekend is highlighted by six-and-a-half hours of live Premier League Sunday coverage from Old Trafford, as Manchester United, currently on a 21-match unbeaten streak in the Premier League, face league-leaders Chelsea this Sunday, April 16, at 11 a.

EPL commentator assignments on NBC Sports, Gameweek 33

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NBC Sports Group’s full on-location coverage from the United Kingdom this weekend is highlighted by six-and-a-half hours of live Premier League Sunday coverage from Old Trafford, as Manchester United, currently on a 21-match unbeaten streak in the Premier League, face league-leaders Chelsea this Sunday, April 16, at 11 a.

NBC Sports’ Premier League talent invade England: World Soccer Talk Podcast

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World Soccer Talk is the weekly soccer podcast from Kartik Krishnaiyer and Christopher Harris on the topic of watching soccer on TV, online and apps.

In the NEW episode, number 22, we cover a range of topics including:

• An exclusive interview with Robbie Mustoe from NBC Sports,

• A preview of what to expect during NBC Sports’ journey to England this weekend,

• News about how Twitter wants to disrupt online streaming of soccer and other sports,

• The latest TV ratings from Die Klassiker and other soccer games on US TV,

• Plus questions from YOU, the listeners and much more.

NBC Sports’ Premier League talent invade England: World Soccer Talk Podcast

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World Soccer Talk is the weekly soccer podcast from Kartik Krishnaiyer and Christopher Harris on the topic of watching soccer on TV, online and apps.

In the NEW episode, number 22, we cover a range of topics including:

• An exclusive interview with Robbie Mustoe from NBC Sports,

• A preview of what to expect during NBC Sports’ journey to England this weekend,

• News about how Twitter wants to disrupt online streaming of soccer and other sports,

• The latest TV ratings from Die Klassiker and other soccer games on US TV,

• Plus questions from YOU, the listeners and much more.

NBC Sports’ Premier League talent to go on road again to broadcast games from England

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NBC Sports today announced that they’ll be taking their broadcast crew to England for the third season in a row to allow their talent to broadcast live from three games across England.

Talent including Rebecca Lowe, Kyle Martino, Robbie Earle and Robbie Mustoe will make the trek to England to bring viewers closer to the action both inside and outside of the cathedrals of soccer in England.

NBC Sports’ Premier League talent to go on road again to broadcast games from England

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NBC Sports today announced that they’ll be taking their broadcast crew to England for the third season in a row to allow their talent to broadcast live from three games across England.

Talent including Rebecca Lowe, Kyle Martino, Robbie Earle and Robbie Mustoe will make the trek to England to bring viewers closer to the action both inside and outside of the cathedrals of soccer in England.

EPL commentator assignments on NBC Sports, Gameweek 30

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Live Premier League coverage returns this week with 20 matches in five days, highlighted by Arsenal v. Manchester City on Premier League Sunday, this Sunday, April 2, at 11 a.m. ET on NBCSN and Telemundo. Arsenal look to bounce back from a 3-1 loss to West Bromwich Albion on March 18, and sit six points from the fourth and final Champions League position.

EPL commentator assignments on NBC Sports, Gameweek 30

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Live Premier League coverage returns this week with 20 matches in five days, highlighted by Arsenal v. Manchester City on Premier League Sunday, this Sunday, April 2, at 11 a.m. ET on NBCSN and Telemundo. Arsenal look to bounce back from a 3-1 loss to West Bromwich Albion on March 18, and sit six points from the fourth and final Champions League position.

EPL commentator assignments on NBC Sports, Gameweek 29

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Third-place Manchester City host fourth-place Liverpool this Sunday, Mar. 19, at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBC and Telemundo, highlighting NBC Sports Group’s Premier League coverage this week. After a goalless draw against Stoke City last Wednesday, Manchester City look to gain the edge over second-place Tottenham, as the clubs are tied on points.

NBC to feature Manchester City vs. Liverpool on over-the-air network

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The Premier League match between Manchester City and Liverpool on Sunday, March 19 will be televised live on the over-the-air NBC network in the United States.

The match, would could have big implications on the top four in English soccer, will kick off at 12:30pm ET. The reason for the late kickoff time is due to Daylight Savings Time.

NBC to feature Manchester City vs. Liverpool on over-the-air network

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The Premier League match between Manchester City and Liverpool on Sunday, March 19 will be televised live on the over-the-air NBC network in the United States.

The match, would could have big implications on the top four in English soccer, will kick off at 12:30pm ET. The reason for the late kickoff time is due to Daylight Savings Time.

EPL commentator assignments on NBC Sports, Gameweek 27

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Fifth-place Liverpool host fourth-place Arsenal in a top-five Premier League clash this Saturday, March 4, at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN and UNIVERSO, highlighting this weekend’s Premier League coverage. Liverpool look to bounce back following a 3-1 loss to Leicester City on Monday. In the Gunners’ last Premier League match, Alexis Sanchez sealed a crucial home win over Hull City, scoring both goals in their 2-0 win.

EPL commentator assignments on NBC Sports, Gameweek 27

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Fifth-place Liverpool host fourth-place Arsenal in a top-five Premier League clash this Saturday, March 4, at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN and UNIVERSO, highlighting this weekend’s Premier League coverage. Liverpool look to bounce back following a 3-1 loss to Leicester City on Monday. In the Gunners’ last Premier League match, Alexis Sanchez sealed a crucial home win over Hull City, scoring both goals in their 2-0 win.

NBC Sports to debut West Bromwich Albion Behind The Badge series this weekend

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NBC Sports’ popular Behind The Badge documentary returns this weekend with the first of a four-part series about Premier League club West Bromwich Albion.

Previously, NBC Sports has featured Crystal Palace and Watford. Both were critically received and featured plenty of fly-on-the-wall footage to give soccer fans a unique perspective on what it’s like to work and play behind the scenes at a top-level soccer club.

NBC Sports to debut West Bromwich Albion Behind The Badge series this weekend

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NBC Sports’ popular Behind The Badge documentary returns this weekend with the first of a four-part series about Premier League club West Bromwich Albion.

Previously, NBC Sports has featured Crystal Palace and Watford. Both were critically received and featured plenty of fly-on-the-wall footage to give soccer fans a unique perspective on what it’s like to work and play behind the scenes at a top-level soccer club.

EPL commentator assignments on NBC Sports, Gameweek 26

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Following the FA Cup break, NBC Sports Group’s Premier League coverage returns, kicking off this Saturday, Feb. 25, at 9 a.m. ET with Premier League Live on NBCSN, followed by league-leaders Chelsea and their leading scorer Diego Costa (15 PL goals) v. Swansea City at 10 a.m. ET on NBCSN and NBC UNIVERSO.

First look at fubo Premier, the new streaming service from fuboTV [VIDEO]

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We’ve taken a first look at fubo Premier, the new streaming service from fuboTV, to give you a quick preview of what you can expect from the package that features NBC Sports, FOX Sports, beIN SPORTS, Univision, FOX Soccer Plus and a ton of other sports, entertainment and news channels.

By subscribing to the re-launched fuboTV product for the introductory price of $34.

First look at fubo Premier, the new streaming service from fuboTV [VIDEO]

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We’ve taken a first look at fubo Premier, the new streaming service from fuboTV, to give you a quick preview of what you can expect from the package that features NBC Sports, FOX Sports, beIN SPORTS, Univision, FOX Soccer Plus and a ton of other sports, entertainment and news channels.

By subscribing to the re-launched fuboTV product for the introductory price of $34.

EPL commentator assignments on NBC Sports, Gameweek 25

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Fifth-place Liverpool host second-place Tottenham this Saturday, Feb. 11, at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBC and NBC UNIVERSO, highlighting this week’s Premier League coverage. Liverpool look to bounce back from a 2-0 loss to Hull City on Saturday, which knocked them out of the League’s top four.

EPL commentator assignments on NBC Sports, Gameweek 25

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Fifth-place Liverpool host second-place Tottenham this Saturday, Feb. 11, at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBC and NBC UNIVERSO, highlighting this week’s Premier League coverage. Liverpool look to bounce back from a 2-0 loss to Hull City on Saturday, which knocked them out of the League’s top four.

International Champions Cup

ESPN reaps benefits of FOX and NBC’s indifference to International Champions Cup TV rights

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A little over one year ago, it appeared that Relevent Sports’ Charlie Stillitano and Stephen Ross had overshot the runway. They had “gambled in overvaluing their product and had lost badly” went the narrative. While International Champions Cup executives wouldn’t confirm it, reports indicated that FOX Sports declined to renew its TV deal with ICC, and that NBC Sports wasn’t very interested in the property.

ESPN reaps benefits of FOX and NBC’s indifference to International Champions Cup TV rights

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A little over one year ago, it appeared that Relevent Sports’ Charlie Stillitano and Stephen Ross had overshot the runway. They had “gambled in overvaluing their product and had lost badly” went the narrative. While International Champions Cup executives wouldn’t confirm it, reports indicated that FOX Sports declined to renew its TV deal with ICC, and that NBC Sports wasn’t very interested in the property.

The Rest

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

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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.