NBC SPORTS LIVE EXTRA Sets New Offerings for Premier League Season
NBC Sports Group's coverage of the 2015-16 Premier League season kicks off five days from today, this Saturday, August 8. Coverage begins at 7 a.m. ET with PREMIER LEAGUE LIVE on NBCSN followed by Manchester United v. Tottenham, and continues throughout the season on the networks of NBCUniversal, on the Premier League Extra Time bonus TV package, and streamed live on NBC Sports Live Extra.
NBC Sports Group will once again make all 380 games from the Premier League available in the United States. All games will be preceded and followed by PREMIER LEAGUE LIVE pre- and post-match shows from the NBC Sports Group International Broadcast Center in Stamford, Conn.
Tonight, NBCSN presents a special Premier League Season Preview show at 11:30 p.m. ET hosted byRebecca Lowe, who will be joined by former Jamaica National Team player Robbie Earle and former Premier League footballer Robbie Mustoe.
NBC Sports Live Extra
NBC Sports Live Extra - NBC Sports Group's live streaming product for desktops, mobile devices, tablets and connected TVs - will bring back its "Tactical Cam" for the 2015-16 Premier League season. The "Tactical Cam" is a high-sideline camera meant to show all 22 players on THE PITCH at the same time, enabling fans to see formations and evaluate each team's attacking and defending tactics as the game progresses.
The "Tactical Cam" will be available in both the NBC Sports Live Extra desktop and mobile & tablet presentations of the game. This second screen application can be viewed in a Picture-in-Picture presentation on desktop where the user has the option of utilizing the "Tactical Cam" as a pop-up in the main screen while following the main coverage in a smaller viewing window. On a mobile device or tablet, "Tactical Cam" can be viewed as a separate stream to complement the traditional broadcast view.
Additional second screen applications within NBC Sports Live Extra Premier League coverage include a state-of-the-art video player featuring HD video, in-game DVR capability, social media commentary as well as live, statistical data feeds from each game related to the teams and players.
All Premier League games will be streamed on NBC Sports Live Extra via "TV Everywhere," giving consumers additional value to 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 Live Extra app is available on the iTunes App Store, Google Play, Windows Store, Roku Channel Store and Apple TV. For desktops, NBC Sports Live Extra can be accessed at NBCSports.com/liveextra.