LIFE |Peacock streaming service to mark July 15 launch with free access to all NBC Sports’ Premier League coverage

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NBC Sports’ full Premier League match and studio coverage next Wednesday, July 15 will be presented free to all fans on Peacock – NBCUniversal’s new streaming service – as part of its national launch celebration that day.

On July 15, Peacock will be the exclusive home for all free NBC Sports’ Premier League coverage featuring four matches – including newly-crowned champions Liverpool visiting Arsenal at 3:15 p.m. ET– and the full complement of studio programming including prematch, halftime and postgame. In addition, NBC Sports’ six hours of coverage, beginning at Noon ET, on July 15 will be presented without commercial interruption.

“Live sports makes Peacock unique among streaming services, and we are excited to present a free sample of matches to Premier League fans across the U.S.,” said Rick Cordella, EVP and Chief Revenue Officer, Peacock.

To get fans ready, Peacock will celebrate “Premier League Day” across social channels tomorrow, Thursday, July 9. Follow Peacock on InstagramTwitter and Facebook for top plays, celebrations and games for fans.

Following is the July 15 schedule for free NBC Sports’ Premier League coverage on Peacock (all times ET, subject to change):

Date Time (ET) Match
Wed., July 15 Noon Premier League Live
Wed., July 15 1 p.m. Burnley v. Wolverhampton Wanderers
Wed., July 15 1 p.m. Manchester City v. Bournemouth
Wed., July 15 1 p.m. Newcastle v. Tottenham
Wed., July 15 3:15 p.m. Arsenal v. Liverpool
Wed., July 15 5:15 p.m. Goal Zone

Bournemouth-Crystal Palace Premier League match on June 20 marked the debut of live sports on Peacock Premium. Upcoming live sports content on Peacock will include a new primetime Sunday NFL Wild Card playoff game, Olympics and Paralympics coverage, U.S. Open, U.S. Women’s Open and Ryder Cup golf, plus the recently announced Peacock Originals “Lost Speedways”, hosted by Dale Earnhardt, Jr., and “In Deep with Ryan Lochte.”

Peacock Premium is currently available at no additional cost to Comcast’s Xfinity X1 and Flex customers across the country. At launch, Peacock will offer a free tier featuring more than 7,500 hours of movies, shows, and timely live and on-demand programming across news, sports, reality and late night. Peacock Premium will also be available for $4.99 per month and features more than 15,000 hours of content. For pre-order information, visit peacocktv.com.

(Note: As all “NBC Sports Gold” Premier League content has been on Peacock Premium since the 2019-20 season restarted, Peacock’s July 15 coverage will also be made available to “NBC Sports Gold” subscribers.)

Photo By Ben Sutherland – Flickr: Chelsea’s Eden Hazard takes on Norwich City’s Jonny Howson, CC BY 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=22285983

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