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, 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 Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook for top plays, celebrations, and games for fans.
The 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.
Peacock is NBCUniversal’s new streaming service, launching in 2020. Peacock will deliver a slate of exclusive originals, on-demand libraries of hit TV shows, including two of the most-watched streaming series, “The Office” and “Parks and Recreation,” plus critically-acclaimed films from the vaults of Universal Pictures, Focus Features, DreamWorks Animation, Illumination and Hollywood’s biggest studios. In addition, Peacock will tap into NBCUniversal’s unmatched ability to deliver a broad range of compelling topical content across news, sports, late-night, and reality. NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.