NBC readies US Premier League TV schedule
DetailsMichelle Clancy | 10 July 2015
With exactly one month until kick-off of the 2015-16 Premier League season, NBC Sports Group has released its US television schedule for the first two months of the season.
The TV slate features live coverage of all 70 matches beginning Saturday, 8 August at 7.45am ET on NBCSN, with Manchester United vs. Tottenham.
The networks of NBCUniversal will present at least five games each week in the season's first two months on NBC and NBCSN, with all games preceded and followed by Premier League Live pre- and post-match shows from the NBC Sports Group International Broadcast Centre in Stamford, Connecticut.
All remaining Premier League matches will be made available on Premier League Extra Time, a bonus television package available to MVPDs at no extra cost for customers who receive NBCSN.
In addition, 28 matches in August and September will be telecast in Spanish by TELEMUNDO and NBC UNIVERSO, and will also be streamed on the NBC Deportes EN VIVO EXTRA app for mobile devices.
All Premier League games will be streamed on the TV everywhere app, NBC Sports Live Extra.
Last season, NBC and NBCSN combined to average a record 479,000 viewers – up 9% from the then-record 438,000 viewers in NBC Sports Group's first season covering Premier League in 2013-14, and up 118% from the combined 2012-13 season averages. In addition, viewers consumed a record total of 317 million minutes of live Premier League action via NBC Sports Live Extra during the 2014-15 season – up 22% from the 2013-14 season.