August 14, 2013
The new season of the Premier League, the English professional league for association football clubs, is set to kick off on Saturday, Aug. 17. And if you're in the U.S. and you're intent on watching every match of the biggest football league — "football" being the British term for "soccer" (see parodic ad below) — in the world, you're in luck. That's because NBC has got you covered. Thanks to a new three-year, $250 million deal with the league, NBC has replaced ESPN and Fox Soccer as the exclusive broadcaster of the Premier League in the U.S. And as reported by 148Apps, the network is going to make every match available to watch via its flagship channel, its official website, NBC Sports, and for the first time ever, live streaming in the NBC Sports Live Extra app. If you can't see the video embedded above, please click here. Note, though, that in order to stream Premier League matches and other live video content on NBC Sports Live Extra, you must first authenticate via TV Everywhere. NBC Sports Live Extra is currently available for Comcast Xfinity, Verizon Fios, Cablevision, Suddenlink, Mediacom, Bend, and Grande customers. NBC Sports Live Extra is available in the App Store for free. The app is compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad running iOS 5.0 or later. For more sports apps for iOS, see AppAdvice’s Apps For The Sports Fan AppList or check out NFL Pro Football Updated: Adds 2014 Season, Superbowl And More, Sports Feed Updated With Push Notifications Plus Feeds For MLB And College Sports, and CBS Sports Goes Universal, New iPad Edition Comes Complete With Live Video.