Arsenal-Manchester United Averages 1.4 Million viewers, Most-Watched Live Premier League Match Ever in U.S.

 

via NBC Sports release:

NBC BROADCAST OF ARSENAL-MANCHESTER UNITED ON NOV. 22 IS MOST-WATCHED LIVE PREMIER LEAGUE MATCH EVER IN U.S.

Manchester United’s 2-1 Win Over Arsenal Averaged 1.4 Million Viewers

Match Also Fifth-Most Streamed Premier League Game on NBC Sports Live Extra

Live Premier League Coverage Continues Tomorrow with First Mid-Week Match Days

All Matches Available on NBC Sports Live Extra

STAMFORD, Conn. – December 1, 2014 – NBC’s broadcast of Manchester United’s 2-1 victory over Arsenal on Saturday, November 22, averaged 1.4 million viewers to rank as the most-watched live Premier League match in U.S. history. The match between the top-tier clubs featured a decisive 85th-minute goal from Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney.

Since kicking off its Premier League coverage in August 2013, NBC Sports Group has aired seven of the 10 most-watched live PL telecasts ever in the U.S.

In addition, the match ranks as the fifth-most streamed Premier League match in history, with 63,000 uniques on NBC Sports Live Extra.

NBC Sports Group’s live soccer coverage continues tomorrow with the first mid-week match days of the season, including 10 live matches on NBCSN and Premier League Extra Time. NBCSN presents coverage of Manchester United v. Stoke City tomorrow at 2:45 p.m. ET, and Chelsea v. Tottenham this Wednesday, December 3, at 2:45 p.m. ET.

The five additional matches tomorrow kicking off at 2:45 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. ET, and the three additional matches Wednesday in the 2:45 p.m. slot will be available on Premier League Extra Time, a bonus television package available to MVPDs at no extra cost for customers who receive NBCSN.

Below is the schedule for NBCUniversal’s soccer coverage through Wednesday, December 3 (all times ET):

Date

Time

Match

Network

Mon., Dec. 1

10 p.m.

THE MEN IN BLAZERS SHOW

NBCSN

Mon., Dec. 1

10:30 p.m.

Barclays Premier League Review

NBCSN

Tues., Dec. 2

12:30 a.m.

Premier League Encore

NBCSN

Tues., Dec. 2

2 p.m.

Premier League Live

NBCSN

Tues., Dec. 2

2:45 p.m.

Manchester United v. Stoke City

NBCSN

Tues., Dec. 2

2:45 p.m.

Leicester v. Liverpool

Extra Time

Tues., Dec. 2

2:45 p.m.

Burnley v. Newcastle

Extra Time

Tues., Dec. 2

2:45 p.m.

Swansea City v. Queens Park Rangers

Extra Time

Tues., Dec. 2

3 p.m.

Crystal Palace v. Aston Villa

Extra Time

Tues., Dec. 2

3 p.m.

West Brom v. West Ham

Extra Time

Tues., Dec. 2

5 p.m.

Goal Zone

NBCSN

Wed., Dec. 3

1 a.m.

Premier League Encore

NBCSN

Wed., Dec. 3

1:30 p.m.

Barclays Premier League News

NBCSN

Wed., Dec. 3

2 p.m.

Premier League Live

NBCSN

Wed., Dec. 3

2:45 p.m.

Chelsea v. Tottenham

NBCSN

Wed., Dec. 3

2:45 p.m.

Arsenal v. Southampton

Extra Time

Wed., Dec. 3

2:45 p.m.

Sunderland v. Manchester City

Extra Time

Wed., Dec. 3

2:45 p.m.

Everton v. Hull City

Extra Time

Wed., Dec. 3

5 p.m.

Goal Zone

NBCSN

All matches will be streamed on NBC Sports Live Extra, NBC Sports Group’s live streaming product for desktops, mobile devices and tablets.

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