NBC has extended its already long-standing broadcast partnership deal with the Premier League until 2028 after signing a six year new deal. This contract will see NBC provide coverage of all 380 Premier League games each season, and coverage will be provided across NBCUniversal's family of networks, including NBC, USA Network, CNBC, nbcsports. com, Peacock, Telemundo, Universo, and other corresponding platforms.
Telemundo Deportes holds exclusive Spanish-language U.S. multi-platform rights to the 2022 World Cup. The network has prepared live coverage for all 64 matches, including the four games on Thanksgiving Day. While the majority of the live World Cup 2022 matches are to be aired on flagship channel Telemundo, sister network Universo is expected to join in on the live broadcasts on Matchday 3 of the group stage, with each network televising 8 matches in that period. All the games on Telemundo are expected to receive in-depth pre- and post-match programming, analysis, followed by extensive highlights. For users of Telemundo’s app, the latter naturally inherits sports coverage from the linear television networks. Furthermore, NBC-owned OTT streaming service Peacock has been slated to show all 64 World Cup matches live through a dedicated 24/7 channel that also comes with exclusive content for the platform’s Spanish-speaking audience.
Spanish-language network Telemundo Deportes has acquired bilingual media rights to the Liga MX matches of Club Deportivo Chivas de Guadalajara. The broadcaster will show all Chivas home games in both English- and Spanish-language across its platforms in USA—including television and streaming services. In addition to the matches, coverage will comprise pregame, halftime and postgame shows on Universo. Telemundo’s multi-year deal also includes live matches from youth club Cantera Rojiblanca.
NBC Sports has acquired multi-platform rights, making it the exclusive EPL broadcaster in USA. Both live and repeat coverage will be available on its family of TV channels. The majority of Premier League games on television will be aired on NBCSN, with other matches allocated to flagship network NBC and also CNBC—all in English language. The rest of the games will be brought to viewers by NBC Sports online and mobile apps, live and on demand. Some key fixtures may be overflown to NBC's entertainment channels when no slots are available on its sports-dedicated networks—for example, on the last match day when all games are usually played simultaneously. Throughout the Premier League season, Spanish-language coverage will be provided by Telemundo, Universo and their respective streaming services. Game highlights, previews, post-match analysis and magazine shows will be produced by NBC Sports as well to complement their full match coverage.
Telemundo will telecast live EPL matches every week in USA, with Spanish-language commentary. Premier League games aired by the TV network will also be available to stream live on its OTT service, Telemundo Deportes en Vivo, for subscribers on PC and Mac. Streaming of Telemundo's matches will additionally be accessible via the Telemundo Deportes en Vivo apps for Android and iOS mobile devices.