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PREMIER LEAGUE RETURNS THIS WED., JUNE 17 WITH LIVE DOUBLEHEADER ON NBCSN, FEATURING MANCHESTER CITY-ARSENAL AT 3:15 P.M. ET

Peacock to Present Its First Live Sporting Event, Beginning Saturday, June 20 with Bournemouth v. Crystal Palace

Christian Pulisic & Chelsea Return Sunday, June 21 at 11:15 a.m. ET on NBCSN & Telemundo

Seeking First-Ever Premier League Title, Liverpool Back in Action at Rivals Everton this Sunday at 2 p.m. ET on NBC & Telemundo

Andres Cantor Celebrates 20th Anniversary with Telemundo Deportes

STAMFORD, Conn. – June 15, 2020 The Premier League’s return is just two days away – with the league resuming the 2019-20 season this Wednesday, June 17. NBC Sports’ coverage begins at Noon ET on NBCSN, with Premier League Live, followed at 1 p.m. ET by 19th-place Aston Villa, looking to avoid relegation, hosting seventh-place surprise package Sheffield United. Then at 3:15 p.m. ET on NBCSN and Universo, second-place Manchester City host ninth-place Arsenal. Arlo White and former Premier League footballer Graeme Le Saux will call the match from Etihad Stadium.

NBC Sports presents nearly 80 hours of live coverage from June 17 through July 2 – and 35 days of live games in a 40-day stretch to conclude the 2019-20 season.

On Friday, June 19, the first full weekend of coverage begins with Premier League Live at Noon ET on NBCSN, followed by Norwich City v. Southampton at 1 p.m. ET. Then at 3:15 p.m. ET, eighth-place Tottenham host fifth-place Manchester United, who trail fourth-place Chelsea by three points.

Saturday’s coverage begins with Premier League Mornings at 7 a.m. ET on NBCSN, followed by Watford v. third-place Leicester City at 7:30 a.m. ET, and Arsenal visiting Brighton at 10 a.m. ET (NBCSN, Universo). Coverage switches to NBC and Telemundo at 12:30 p.m. ET as sixth-place Wolverhampton Wanderers visit West Ham, who enter the restart above the relegation zone on goal difference. White calls the match, joined by Lee Dixon from London Stadium.

Peacock – NBCUniversal’s new streaming service – will also mark the debut of live sports on the platform with the Premier League’s return. Beginning this Saturday, June 20 at 2:45 p.m. ET with Crystal Palace, aiming to move into the top half of the table, visiting a Bournemouth side looking to avoid relegation, Peacock will stream all live matches currently available via NBC Sports Gold’s “Premier League Pass,” including seven games in the first three matchweeks (schedule below). Premier League matches are included with Peacock Premium, which is currently available to Comcast’s Xfinity X1 and Flex customers across the country. Peacock will launch nationally with free and premium tiers across mobile, web and connected TV devices on July 15.

A two-hour Premier League Mornings begins this Sunday at 7 a.m. ET on NBCSN, followed by Newcastle v. Sheffield United at 9 a.m. ET. U.S. Men’s National Team star Christian Pulisic could make his first appearance for Chelsea since New Year’s Day after recovering from injury, as the fourth-place Blues visit Aston Villa on Sunday, June 21 at 11:15 a.m. ET on NBCSN and Telemundo. Then at 2 p.m. ET on NBC and Telemundo, Liverpool continue their run to their first top-flight title in 30 years, as they face Everton in the Merseyside Derby. White and Le Saux will call the match from Goodison Park.

Coverage concludes next Monday, June 22 with Premier League Live at 2 p.m. ET on NBCSN, followed by second-place Manchester City hosting Burnley at 3 p.m. ET (NBCSN, Universo). White and Dixon will call Monday’s match.

THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW, hosted by soccer personalities Michael Davies and Roger Bennett, features an interview with Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp this Friday at 6 p.m. ET on NBCSN.

Rebecca Lowe hosts Goal Zone, Premier League Mornings, and Premier League Live, joined by former Jamaica National Team player Robbie Earle, former Premier League footballer Robbie Mustoe, and former USMNT player Kyle Martino. The telecast marks the first in-studio show since March from NBC Sports’ International Broadcast Center in Stamford, CT.

ANDRES CANTOR CELEBRATES 20TH ANNIVERSARY WITH TELEMUNDO DEPORTES

Telemundo Deportes kicks off the return of Premier League with a special celebration of Andres Cantor’s 20th anniversary with the company. Telemundo Deportes’ weekend programming will incorporate special segments, celebratory messages and clips that highlight memorable moments from the past two decades. Cantor will call four matches this week, beginning with Manchester City v. Arsenal this Wednesday at 3:15 p.m. ET on Universo.

“INSIDE THE MIND” OF RAHEEM STERLING

On this week’s episode of Inside the Mind, Robbie Earle sits down with Manchester City’s Raheem Sterling to discuss football and the Black Lives Matter movement. The interview can be seen on the Premier League on NBC Sports YouTube channel tomorrow, Tuesday, June 16.

THE 2 ROBBIES PODCAST

Robbie Earle and Robbie Mustoe discuss and dissect the top Premier League storylines after every match day on “The 2 Robbies” podcast. The Robbies will have instant analysis of the opening night of the Premier League’s return with the next episode dropping the evening of this Wednesday, June 17, reacting to Aston Villa v. Sheffield United and Manchester City v. Arsenal matches.

PREMIER LEAGUE PICK ‘EM

NBC Sports’ Premier League Pick ‘Em returns on the free-to-play NBC Sports Predictor games app, available in the App Store and Google Play Store. Each match week, Premier League Pick ‘Em features a $50,000 jackpot prize for a “perfect score” – predicting the correct exact results of all five featured matches in that contest (information on scoring, prizing, and Official Rules here).

Matches in Play for Premier League Pick ‘Em through July 2:

Match Week 30

DateTime (ET)Match
Sat., June 2012:30 p.m. – NBC, TelemundoWest Ham v. Wolverhampton Wanderers
Sun., June 219 a.m. – NBCSNNewcastle v. Sheffield United
Sun., June 2111:15 a.m. – NBCSN, TelemundoAston Villa v. Chelsea
Sun., June 212 p.m. – NBC, TelemundoEverton v. Liverpool
Mon., June 223 p.m. – NBCSN, UniversoManchester City v. Burnley

Match Week 31

DateTime (ET)Match
Wed., June 241 p.m. – NBCSN, UniversoManchester United v. Sheffield United
Wed., June 243:15 p.m. – NBCSN, UniversoLiverpool v. Crystal Palace
Thurs., June 251 p.m. – NBCSNBurnley v. Watford
Thurs., June 251 p.m. – Peacock, NBC Sports GoldSouthampton v. Arsenal
Thurs., June 253:15 p.m. – NBCSN, UniversoChelsea v. Manchester City

Match Week 32

DateTime (ET)Match
Tues., June 303:15 p.m. – NBCSN, UniversoBrighton & Hove Albion v. Manchester United
Wed., July 11 p.m. – NBCSNArsenal v. Norwich City
Wed., July 13:15 p.m. – NBCSN, UniversoWest Ham v. Chelsea
Thurs., July 21 p.m. – NBCSNSheffield United v. Tottenham
Thurs., July 23:15 p.m. – NBCSN, UniversoManchester City v. Liverpool

Premier League games on NBC and NBCSN will be streamed on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app — NBC Sports Group’s live streaming product for desktops, mobile devices, tablets, and connected TVs. Coverage will be streamed via “TV Everywhere,” giving consumers additional value for their subscription service, and making high quality content available to MVPD customers both in and out of the home and on multiple platforms. The NBC Sports app is available on the iTunes App Store, Google Play, Roku Channel Store, Apple TV and Amazon Fire.

NBC Sports Gold – NBC Sports Digital’s direct-to-consumer live streaming product – launched its upgraded “Premier League Pass” for the 2019-20 season. For the first time, “Premier League Pass” includes full-event replay for all 380 matches on demand*, new Sky Sports content, and more than 1,400 hours of the most robust offering of Premier League shoulder programming ever available in the U.S. Fans can purchase the enhanced “Premier League Pass,” priced at $9.99 (originally $64.99), today by visiting NBCSportsGold.com.

Following is NBC Sports’ Premier League match schedule through July 2 (all times ET, subject to change):

DateTime (ET)MatchNetwork
Wed., June 17NoonPremier League LiveNBCSN
Wed., June 171 p.m.Aston Villa v. Sheffield UnitedNBCSN
Wed., June 173:15 p.m.Manchester City v. ArsenalNBCSN, Universo
Wed., June 175:15 p.m.Goal ZoneNBCSN
Fri., June 19NoonPremier League LiveNBCSN
Fri., June 191 p.m.Norwich City v. SouthamptonNBCSN
Fri., June 193:15 p.m.Tottenham v. Manchester UnitedNBCSN, Universo
Fri., June 195:15 p.m.Goal ZoneNBCSN
Fri., June 196 p.m.THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOWNBCSN
Sat., June 207 a.m.Premier League MorningsNBCSN
Sat., June 207:30 a.m.Watford v. Leicester CityNBCSN
Sat., June 2010 a.m.Brighton & Hove Albion v. ArsenalNBCSN, Universo
Sat., June 20NoonPremier League LiveNBC
Sat., June 2012:30 p.m.West Ham v. Wolverhampton WanderersNBC, Telemundo
Sat., June 202:30 p.m.Goal ZoneNBC
Sat., June 202:45 p.m.Bournemouth v. Crystal PalacePeacock, NBC Sports Gold
Sun., June 217 a.m.Premier League MorningsNBCSN
Sun., June 219 a.m.Newcastle v. Sheffield United NBCSN
Sun., June 2111:15 a.m.Aston Villa v. ChelseaNBCSN, Telemundo
Sun., June 211:30 p.m.Premier League LiveNBC
Sun., June 212 p.m.Everton v. LiverpoolNBC, Telemundo
Mon., June 222 p.m.Premier League LiveNBCSN
Mon., June 223 p.m.Manchester City v. BurnleyNBCSN, Universo
Mon., June 225 p.m.Goal ZoneNBCSN
Tues., June 23NoonPremier League LiveNBCSN
Tues., June 231 p.m.Leicester City v. Brighton & Hove Albion NBCSN
Tues., June 233:15 p.m.Tottenham v. West HamNBCSN
Tues., June 235:15 p.m.Goal ZoneNBCSN
Wed., June 24NoonPremier League LiveNBCSN
Wed., June 241 p.m.Manchester United v. Sheffield UnitedNBCSN, Universo
Wed., June 241 p.m.Newcastle v. Aston VillaPeacock, NBC Sports Gold
Wed., June 241 p.m.Norwich City v. EvertonPeacock, NBC Sports Gold
Wed., June 241 p.m.Wolverhampton Wanderers v. BournemouthPeacock, NBC Sports Gold
Wed., June 243:15 p.m.Liverpool v. Crystal PalaceNBCSN, Universo
Wed., June 245:15 p.m.Goal ZoneNBCSN
Thurs., June 25NoonPremier League LiveNBCSN
Thurs., June 251 p.m.Burnley v. WatfordNBCSN
Thurs., June 251 p.m.Southampton v. ArsenalPeacock, NBC Sports Gold
Thurs., June 253:15 p.m.Chelsea v. Manchester CityNBCSN, Universo
Thurs., June 255:15 p.m.Goal ZoneNBCSN
Thurs., June 256 p.m.THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOWNBCSN
Sat., June 277 a.m.Premier League MorningsNBCSN
Sat., June 277:30 a.m.Aston Villa v. Wolverhampton WanderersNBCSN
Sat., June 279:30 a.m.Goal ZoneNBCSN
Sun., June 2810 a.m.Premier League MorningsNBCSN
Sun., June 2811:30 a.m.Watford v. SouthamptonNBCSN, Telemundo
Sun., June 281:30 p.m.Goal ZoneNBCSN
Mon., June 292 p.m.Premier League LiveNBCSN
Mon., June 293 p.m.Crystal Palace v. BurnleyNBCSN
Mon., June 295 p.m.Goal ZoneNBCSN
Tues., June 302 p.m.Premier League LiveNBCSN
Tues., June 303:15 p.m.Brighton & Hove Albion v. Manchester UnitedNBCSN, Universo
Tues., June 305:15 p.m.Goal ZoneNBCSN
Wed., July 1NoonPremier League LiveNBCSN
Wed., July 11 p.m.Arsenal v. Norwich CityNBCSN
Wed., July 11 p.m.Bournemouth v. NewcastlePeacock, NBC Sports Gold
Wed., July 11 p.m.Everton v. Leicester CityPeacock, NBC Sports Gold
Wed., July 13:15 p.m.West Ham v. ChelseaNBCSN, Universo
Wed., July 15:15 p.m.Goal ZoneNBCSN
Thurs., July 2NoonPremier League LiveNBCSN
Thurs., July 21 p.m.Sheffield United v. TottenhamNBCSN
Thurs., July 23:15 p.m.Manchester City v. LiverpoolNBCSN, Universo
Thurs., July 25:15 p.m.Goal ZoneNBCSN

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