NBC Sports Network launches Premier League Saturday
Saturday, August 17, NBC Sports Group kicks off the most ambitious, extensive and comprehensive coverage of the Premier League available anywhere in the world. Coverage begins at 7 AM ET on NBCSN withPremier League Livefollowed by the Liverpool v. Stoke City and continues throughout the season on the networks of NBCUniversal, on thePremier League Extra Timebonus TV package, and streamed onNBC Sports Live Extra.
PREMIER LEAGUENUMBER OF THE DAY: 1
Only1club, West Bromwich Albion, has ever avoided relegation after sitting in last place on Christmas. In what is known as the Great Escape, the Baggies were still in the basement entering the final day of the 2004-05 season, but a 2-0 win over Portsmouth allowed them to jump three spots into 17th place and avoid the drop to the second tier.
NBC SPORTS GROUPS GAME FINDER:
NBC Sports Group has launched an interactive game finder to provide fans with details on how to find Premier League games on TV, online and on mobile devices, each based upon where they live and their TV provider. The Premier League Game Finder can be accessed athttp://www.nbcsports.com/ExtraTime. In addition, the Premier League Game Finder will provide customer service contacts for participating TV providers to accommodate fans requesting further information.
NBC SPORTS LIVE EXTRA:
AllPremier League games will bestreamed live onNBC Sports Live Extra, NBC Sports Groups live streaming product for desktops, mobile devices and tablets. Games airing on NBC Sports Network will be live streamed via TV Everywhere, the media industrys effort to make quality content available to MVPD customers both in and out of the home and on multiple platforms.
For desktops,NBC Sports Live Extracan be accessed at NBCSports.com/liveextra. TheNBC Sports Live Extraapp for mobile devices and tablets is available at the App Store for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, and on select Android handset and tablet devices within Google Play store.