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EPL commentator assignments on NBC Sports, Gameweek 16

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Top-flight history is at stake this Sunday, December 10, as second-place Manchester United host first-place Manchester City in the Manchester Derby at 11:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN and Telemundo. Raheem Sterling and Manchester City look to win their 14th straight Premier League match when they face Romelu Lukaku and Manchester United in a matchup of the top-two teams in the Premier League.

EPL commentator assignments on NBC Sports, Gameweek 14

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NBC Sports Group presents 20 Premier League matches in six days, beginning tomorrow with a special mid-week match slate, and highlighted by fourth-place Arsenal hosting second-place Manchester United this Saturday, December 2, at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBC and Universo. Several stars will be in-action at Emirates Stadium, including Arsenal’s Alexis Sanchez and Alexandre Lacazette, and Manchester United’s Romelu Lukaku and Paul Pogba.

EPL commentator assignments on NBC Sports, Gameweek 14

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NBC Sports Group presents 20 Premier League matches in six days, beginning tomorrow with a special mid-week match slate, and highlighted by fourth-place Arsenal hosting second-place Manchester United this Saturday, December 2, at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBC and Universo. Several stars will be in-action at Emirates Stadium, including Arsenal’s Alexis Sanchez and Alexandre Lacazette, and Manchester United’s Romelu Lukaku and Paul Pogba.

EPL commentator assignments on NBC Sports, Gameweek 13

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Liverpool host Chelsea in a top-five Premier League clash this Saturday at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBC and Universo highlighting NBC Sports Group’s presentation of 20 matches in a six-day span. Third-place Chelsea come off a dominant 4-0 win over West Bromwich Albion, featuring two goals from Eden Hazard, and one each from their top scorer Álvaro Morata (eight PL goals) and Marcos Alonso.

EPL commentator assignments on NBC Sports, Gameweek 13

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Liverpool host Chelsea in a top-five Premier League clash this Saturday at 12:30 p.m. ET on NBC and Universo highlighting NBC Sports Group’s presentation of 20 matches in a six-day span. Third-place Chelsea come off a dominant 4-0 win over West Bromwich Albion, featuring two goals from Eden Hazard, and one each from their top scorer Álvaro Morata (eight PL goals) and Marcos Alonso.

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.

EPL commentator assignments on NBC Sports, Gameweek 10

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NBC presents live coverage of two Premier League matches this weekend, when third-place Liverpool visit Crystal Palace this Saturday, October 29, at 12:30 p.m. ET (also available on NBC UNIVERSO), and fourth-place Chelsea visit Southampton this Sunday, October 30, at Noon ET (also available on TELEMUNDO).

EPL commentator assignments on NBC Sports, Gameweek 10

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NBC presents live coverage of two Premier League matches this weekend, when third-place Liverpool visit Crystal Palace this Saturday, October 29, at 12:30 p.m. ET (also available on NBC UNIVERSO), and fourth-place Chelsea visit Southampton this Sunday, October 30, at Noon ET (also available on TELEMUNDO).

NBCSN’s new video celebrates the drama of relegation [VIDEO]

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Relegation is not for the faint of heart. It can be a cruel mistress. But, for the neutral, it's a fascinating part of the world's most beautiful sport that adds so much suspense in the final weeks of a season.

Not surprisingly, NBC Sports Group has latched on to the interest in the race to avoid relegation by releasing a brand-new commercial to promote its coverage.

NBCSN’s new video celebrates the drama of relegation [VIDEO]

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Relegation is not for the faint of heart. It can be a cruel mistress. But, for the neutral, it's a fascinating part of the world's most beautiful sport that adds so much suspense in the final weeks of a season.

Not surprisingly, NBC Sports Group has latched on to the interest in the race to avoid relegation by releasing a brand-new commercial to promote its coverage.

EPL commentator assignments on NBC, Gameweek 30

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NBC Sports Group continues its coverage of Premier League this weekend with live matches across NBC, NBCSN and USA Network.

Saturday's Premier League coverage kickoffs on NBCSN at 7 a.m. ET with Premier League Live, immediately followed by Norwich v. Manchester City at 7:45 a.m. ET. Coverage continues at 10 a.

EPL commentator assignments on NBC, Gameweek 30

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NBC Sports Group continues its coverage of Premier League this weekend with live matches across NBC, NBCSN and USA Network.

Saturday's Premier League coverage kickoffs on NBCSN at 7 a.m. ET with Premier League Live, immediately followed by Norwich v. Manchester City at 7:45 a.m. ET. Coverage continues at 10 a.

NBC announces Premier League coverage plans for Christmas and New Year’s holiday season

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While other leagues are on winter break or in their offseason, fans of Premier League clubs in the United States will be able to enjoy a fantastic weekend of coverage during the next week across the NBC Sports Group networks.

NBC Sports Group's holiday Premier League coverage is highlighted by 30 matches in nine days, featuring the first-ever NBC doubleheader this Saturday, Dec.

NBC announces Premier League coverage plans for Christmas and New Year’s holiday season

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While other leagues are on winter break or in their offseason, fans of Premier League clubs in the United States will be able to enjoy a fantastic weekend of coverage during the next week across the NBC Sports Group networks.

NBC Sports Group's holiday Premier League coverage is highlighted by 30 matches in nine days, featuring the first-ever NBC doubleheader this Saturday, Dec.

NBCSN has a gaping hole in its Premier League coverage

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Last Thursday when news broke that Jose Mourinho had been sacked at Chelsea, it was arguably the biggest club soccer story of the year. Despite the serious implications of the news, one TV network in particular was silent and it illustrated a gaping hole in its coverage. That company was NBC Sports Group.

NBCSN has a gaping hole in its Premier League coverage

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Last Thursday when news broke that Jose Mourinho had been sacked at Chelsea, it was arguably the biggest club soccer story of the year. Despite the serious implications of the news, one TV network in particular was silent and it illustrated a gaping hole in its coverage. That company was NBC Sports Group.

Stoke vs. Liverpool open thread & TV times

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Liverpool plays its first game of the 2015/16 Premier League season, and it's live on US TV and Internet from Britannia Stadium in Stoke-On-Trent, England.

The second day of NBC Sports Group's coverage of the 2015-16 Premier League season begins today. Coverage of Stoke vs. Liverpool begins at 10:30am ET on NBCSN.

Stoke vs. Liverpool open thread & TV times

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Liverpool plays its first game of the 2015/16 Premier League season, and it's live on US TV and Internet from Britannia Stadium in Stoke-On-Trent, England.

The second day of NBC Sports Group's coverage of the 2015-16 Premier League season begins today. Coverage of Stoke vs. Liverpool begins at 10:30am ET on NBCSN.

NBC broadcast of Chelsea-Manchester City delivers huge audience in US

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NBC's live broadcast of Chelseaagainst Manchester Cityregistered as the third most-viewed Premier League game in US television history.

The game scored an average viewing audience of 1.35 million people who watched the January 31 game live on the over-the-air NBC network. The broadcast began at Noon ET with Premier League Live, and the match itself began at 12:30pm ET.

NBC broadcast of Chelsea-Manchester City delivers huge audience in US

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NBC's live broadcast of Chelseaagainst Manchester Cityregistered as the third most-viewed Premier League game in US television history.

The game scored an average viewing audience of 1.35 million people who watched the January 31 game live on the over-the-air NBC network. The broadcast began at Noon ET with Premier League Live, and the match itself began at 12:30pm ET.

NBC Sports Bringing Premier League Games Into Movie Theaters Nationwide

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For soccer fans in the United States, the Premier League has already rekindled many memories of getting up early to watch Saturday morning cartoons. The ritual among many adult soccer fans is now to watch Premier League games on NBCSN in those timeslots. But NBCSN has taken it once step further by bringing select Premier League matches into movie theaters every Saturday at 10am ET throughout the upcoming season.

Interview With Steve Bower, Soccer Commentator and Presenter

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World Soccer Talk interviewed commentator and presenter Steve Bower today on the eve of NBC's Premier League transfer deadline show that will be aired live on NBCSN in the United States from 6:30pm to 7:30pm ET.

During the interview, Bower discusses:

• What it was like working at Old Trafford at MUTV while Sir Alex Ferguson was in charge at the club,
• How NBC's Premier League coverage has been perceived in the United States,
• Which British football commentators he learned from and gained advice from,
• Whether we can expect any Jim White moments from Bower during the transfer deadline show.

MLS 2014 Schedule Released

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Major League Soccer has announced its complete 2014 regular season schedule, and just as it did during the 2010 World Cup in South Africa, MLS will take a two-week break between June 12-24, when the 2014 World Cup is taking place in Brazil.

The league's 19th season will begin on Saturday, March 8 in Seattle, where the host Sounders will take on Sporting Kansas City at CenturyLink Field, followed by seven matches that evening and one on Sunday, March 9.

FOX Sports Ups Its Soccer Coverage After Years of Malaise

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American fans of the beautiful game have, by and large, lauded NBC's coverage of the Premier League. Many of those same fans were dissatisfied with how FOX Soccer and the other FOX Networks covered the Premier League prior to losing the rights to NBC Sports Group.

FOX treated the Premier League like a property that it could simply throw on air, broadcast with minimal effort or production and maintain an audience.

Nearly 10 Million Tune In to NBC Sports Group’s Premier League Coverage

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NBC Sports Group posted record-setting numbers through the first five weeks of its exclusive coverage of the Premier League across NBC, NBCSN, CNBC, Telemundo, mun2, the Premier League Extra Time bonus TV package and the NBC Sports Live Extra live streaming product.

Almost 10 million people have tuned in to NBC Sports Group's Premier League television coverage – featuring 36 telecasts on five networks (four on NBC, 22 on NBCSN, one on CNBC, nine on mun2 – does not include Telemundo).

Watch Our Short Film ‘Behind the Scenes of NBC’s Premier League TV Coverage’ [VIDEO]

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Last Saturday, NBC Sports Group allowed World Soccer Talk inside their International Broadcast Center in Stamford, Connecticut, to gain insight into what goes into broadcasting their 10 hours of Premier League coverage on a typical Saturday.

While we soccer fans at home have enjoyed the coverage thus far, we at World Soccer Talk wanted to get a better understanding of how everything worked.

Commentators for NBC’s Premier League Matches This Weekend: Gameweek 3

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NBC Sports Group have released the TV schedule for this weekend's Premier League matches. Interestingly, for the first time ever, TWI/IMG — who provide the feed for the Premier League matches — are using a pitchside reporter.

We'll have to wait and see how the pitchside reporters are implemented and how much of a role they have during the game, if at all.

Updated NBC Sports Live Extra App for Android Devices Expected By Tomorrow

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NBC Sports Group expects a new update for its Android version of the NBC Sports Live Extra app to be available either today or tomorrow, said Rick Cordella,Senior Vice President and General Manager, Digital for NBC Sports Group, in an interview with World Soccer Talk.

Many soccer fans who own Android devices encountered issues with getting the NBC Sports Live Extra app to stream live Premier League matches during the opening weekend of the 2013/14 season.

US Record 3.4 Million Tune In to NBC’s Opening Weekend of Premier League Coverage

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NBC Sports Group has announced that a U.S. record 3.4 million people tuned in to watch the opening weekend of Premier League coverage. The average viewership for NBCSN matches topped last year's opening weekend cable matches by 43%.

The Premier League coverage by NBC spanned NBC, NBCSN, mun2, Premier League Extra Time channels and NBC Sports Live Extra.

Southampton-Sunderland Match Featuring Altidore and Osvaldo Moved to NBC Sports Network

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NBC Sports Group has decided to move the Southampton versus Sunderland match, that was originally scheduled to air on Premier League Extra Time, to the 10am ET timeslot on NBC Sports Network this Saturday.

The match will feature two massive talking points, especially for the US audience. The first will be the second Premier League appearance by Jozy Altidore for Sunderland.

Wednesday Wonder: NBC’s coverage in the States

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NBC is bringing football to America and doing it in such a way that no one in the States can ignore it.As football is becoming more popular in the States, it was only a matter of time before a major American broadcaster picked up the biggest football league in the world, and NBC is making sure that everyone in America is aware of the Premier League.

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Howard signs multi-year deal to join NBCSN’s broadcast team

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On the field and in the booth. That is where you will be able to findTim Howard is this upcoming season.

Howard has agreed to a multi-year deal with NBC Sports Group that will see him work up to 10 Premiership games this season that fall on days that his club Everton does not play on.

Report: MLS set to cash in on improved TV deal, though NBC Sports Group not involved

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By DAN KARELL

Major League Soccer is deep in discussions for a new national television deal, but they may be losing one of their partners.

According to a report in Goal.com, NBC Sports Group has pulled out of the bidding for the next MLS national TV contract, ending their relationship with the league following the 2014 MLS season.