Live Match Coverage Begins this Saturday at 7 a.m. ET on Universo, as Newly Promoted Fulham Host Reigning FA Cup Winners Arsenal
Champions Liverpool Open Season Hosting Newly-Promoted Leeds United this Saturday at 12 p.m. ET on Telemundo
Telemundo Deportes’ Docu-Series “Que Momento” Returns This Saturday with a Special Highlighting Liverpool F.C.’s Return to the Top
MIAMI – September 11, 2020 – Telemundo Deportes today released its opening weekend schedule, as NBCUniversal platforms will once again present live coverage of every Premier League match. The opening weekend schedule begins Saturday, September 12 at 7 a.m. ET on Universo, as newly-promoted Fulham host Arsenal, who won their record-extending 14th FA Cup last month. Telemundo Deportes’ coverage of Premier League will continue throughout the 2020-21 season in Spanish across Telemundo and Universo networks. All broadcasted matches will be available to stream on the Telemundo Deportes App.
Highlighting the season’s first day are Premier League champions, Liverpool, as they host Leeds United – back in the Premier League for the first time in 16 years – starting at 12 p.m. ET on Telemundo. Liverpool and 2019-20 Premier League Manager of the Season Jurgen Klopp return to the pitch this season after they won their first-ever Premier League title and first top-flight title in 30 years. Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah and 2019-20 Young Player of the Season Trent Alexander-Arnold will look to lead Liverpool over Stuart Dallas and Championship title winner Leeds United who, with manager Marcelo Bielsa, celebrate their first return to the Premier League since the 2003-04 season.
Capping off the first day of 2020-21 Premier League coverage is a new episode premiere of Telemundo Deportes’ docu-series Qué Momento on the newly crowned league champions, Liverpool F.C. Inspired by the unconditional love of their fans, Qué Momento’s “Liverpool: Return to the Top” recounts the history of one of the most recognized and endeared football clubs on the planet – the passion, tragedy, disappointment and glory that fills their 128-year history and their 30-year road to once again lift the Premier League trophy. “Liverpool: Return to the Top” will premiere Saturday, September 12 at 11:30 p.m. ET, or after evening news in select markets, on Telemundo and on-demand via the Telemundo Deportes App.
The show, hosted by Andres Cantor, will feature interviews with the club’s manager Jurgen Klopp, players Mohamed Salah and Virgil Van Dijk, former player, Steven Gerrard and NBC Sports and Telemundo Deportes hosts and analysts: Rebecca Lowe, Robbie Mustoe, Robbie Earle, Sammy Sadovnik, Miguel Gurwitz, Carlos Hermosillo, Copan Alvarez, Manuel Sol and Eduardo Biscayart. An original documentary-style sports series produced by Telemundo Deportes, Que Momento takes an in-depth journalistic look at some of the greatest and most memorable moments in sports history. Building the story from the ground up, the series reviews historical context while moving through various points of view and recollections from protagonists to present viewers a comprehensive look at their favorite sports stories.
Telemundo Deportes’ Premier League opening weekend coverage continues Sunday as West Bromwich Albion host Leicester City, airing live on Telemundo at 8:30 a.m. ET followed by the return of Telemundo Deportes’ flagship Premier League studio program, and only Spanish-language TV property that focuses exclusively on English football, La Liga Premier: Tercer Tiempo.
Live coverage of Premier League matches on Telemundo and Universo, as well as episodes of Que Momento will be available to stream on TelemundoDeportes.com and on the Telemundo Deportes En Vivo app. The Telemundo Deports En Vivo app is available on the iTunes App Store, Google Play, Roku Channel Store, Apple TV and Amazon Fire TV for use on a variety of tablets and mobile devices.
Following is the Telemundo Deportes schedule for September Premier League matches (all times ET, subject to change):
|Sat., Sept. 12||7 a.m.||La Liga Premier Extra||Universo|
|Sat., Sept. 12||7:30 a.m.||Fulham v. Arsenal||Universo|
|Sat., Sept. 12||9:30 a.m.||La Liga Premier Extra||Universo|
|Sat., Sept. 12||10 a.m.||Crystal Palace v. Southampton||Universo|
|Sat., Sept. 12||12 p.m.||La Liga Premier Extra||Telemundo|
|Sat., Sept. 12||12:30 p.m.||Liverpool v. Leeds United||Telemundo|
|Sat., Sept. 12||11:30 p.m.||Que Momento “Liverpool: Return to the Top”||Telemundo|
|Sun., Sept. 13||8 a.m.||La Liga Premier Extra||Telemundo|
|Sun., Sept. 13||8:30 a.m.||West Bromwich Albion v. Leicester City||Telemundo|
|Sun., Sept. 13||11 a.m.||La Liga Premier: Tercer Tiempo||Telemundo|
|Mon., Sept. 14||12:30 p.m.||La Liga Premier Extra||Universo|
|Mon., Sept. 14||12:55 p.m.||Sheffield United v. Wolverhampton Wanderers||Universo|
|Sat., Sept. 19||TBA||TBA||TBA|
|Sun., Sept. 20||TBA||TBA||TBA|
|Sat., Sept. 26||7 a.m.||La Liga Premier Extra||Universo|
|Sat., Sept. 26||7:25 a.m.||Brighton & Hove Albion v. Manchester United||Universo|
|Sat., Sept. 26||9:30 a.m.||La Liga Premier Extra||Universo|
|Sat., Sept. 26||9:55 a.m.||Crystal Palace v. Everton||Universo|
|Sat., Sept. 26||12 p.m.||La Liga Premier Extra||Universo|
|Sat., Sept. 26||12:25 p.m.||West Bromwich Albion v. Chelsea||Universo|
|Sun., Sept. 27||6:30 a.m||La Liga Premier Extra||Universo|
|Sun., Sept. 27||6:55 a.m.||Sheffield United v. Leeds United||Universo|
|Sun., Sept. 27||8:30 a.m||La Liga Premier Extra||Telemundo|
|Sun., Sept. 27||8:55 a.m.||Tottenham Hotspur v. Newcastle United||Telemundo|
|Sun., Sept. 27||11 a.m.||Manchester City v. Leicester City||Telemundo|
|Sun., Sept. 27||1:30 p.m.||La Liga Premier: Tercer Tiempo||Telemundo|
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NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises is a world-class media company leading the industry in the production and distribution of high-quality Spanish-language content to U.S. Hispanics and audiences around the world. This fast-growing multiplatform portfolio is comprised of the Telemundo Network and Station Group, Telemundo Deportes, Telemundo Global Studios, Universo, and a Revenue Strategy & Innovation unit. Telemundo Network features original Spanish-language entertainment, news and sports content reaching 94% of U.S. Hispanic TV households in 210 markets through 30 local stations, 50 affiliates and its national feed. Telemundo also owns WKAQ, a television station that serves viewers in Puerto Rico. Telemundo Deportes is the designated Spanish-language home of two of the world’s most popular sporting events: FIFA World Cup™ through 2026 and the Summer Olympic Games through 2032. Telemundo Global Studios is the company’s domestic and international scripted production unit including Telemundo Studios, Telemundo International Studios, Telemundo International, Underground Producciones, an internationally renowned production boutique based in Argentina as well as all of the company’s co-production partnerships. As the #1 media company reaching Hispanics and millennials online, the Revenue Strategy & Innovation unit distributes original content across multiple platforms, maximizing its exclusive partnerships with properties such as BuzzFeed, Vox, and Snapchat. Through Telemundo Internacional, the largest U.S.-based distributor of Spanish-language content in the world; and Universo, the company reflects the diverse lifestyle, cultural experience and language of its expanding audience. NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises is a division of NBCUniversal, a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.