Christian Pulisic hopes to have a productive season for Chelsea prior to the World Cup. (Keith Furman/FrontRowSoccer)
The 2022-23 Premier League season kicks off Friday as offseason acquisition Gabriel Jesus and Arsenal visit Crystal Palace at 3 p.m. ET on USA Network and Universo.
Friday’s coverage begins at 2 p.m. ET on USA Network with a special, season-opening edition of Premier League Live.
This season marks NBC Sports’ 10th year as the U.S. media home of the English Premier League and will feature coverage across NBC, Peacock, USA Network, Telemundo and Universo. Peacock continues its expansive coverage of the Premier League this season, and USA Network kicks off its first full season as the cable home of the EPL.
U.S. men’s national team forward Christian Pulisic and Chelsea open their season at Everton on the USA Network on Saturday at 12:30 p.m. ET.
NBC Sports’ match commentary team of Peter Drury, who makes his debut as lead Premier League play-by-play commentator, Lee Dixon and Graeme Le Saux will call a season-opening tripleheader, beginning with today’s match live from Selhurst Park.
NBC Sports’ Premier League Mornings and Premier League Live team returns to the studio this season, featuring host Rebecca Lowe alongside analysts Robbie Earle, Robbie Mustoe, Tim Howard, and Danny Higginbotham.
Lowe hosts Friday’s season-opening edition of Premier League Live alongside Mustoe and Howard (2 p.m. ET on USA Network).
Following are the networks and announcers for NBC Sports’ opening weekend Premier League coverage:
|Fri., Aug. 5||3 p.m.||Crystal Palace v. Arsenal||USA Network||Drury, Dixon, Le Saux|
|Sat., Aug. 6||7:30 a.m.||Fulham v. Liverpool||Peacock||Jim Proudfoot, Jim Beglin|
|Sat., Aug. 6||10 a.m.||Bournemouth v. Aston Villa||Peacock||Gary Taphouse, Tony Gale|
|Sat., Aug. 6||10 a.m.||Leeds United v. Wolverhampton Wanderers||Peacock||David Stowell, Courtney Sweetman-Kirk|
|Sat., Aug. 6||10 a.m.||Newcastle v. Nottingham Forest||Peacock||Ian Crocker, Andy Walker|
|Sat., Aug. 6||10 a.m.||Tottenham v. Southampton||Peacock||Seb Hutchinson, Efan Ekoku|
|Sat., Aug. 6||12:30 p.m.||Everton v. Chelsea||USA Network||Drury, Dixon, Le Saux|
|Sun., Aug. 7||9 a.m.||Leicester City v. Brentford||Peacock||Tony Jones, Leon Osman|
|Sun., Aug. 7||9 a.m.||Manchester United v. Brighton & Hove Albion||Peacock||Daniel Mann, Jim Beglin|
|Sun., Aug. 7||11:30 a.m.||West Ham v. Manchester City||Peacock||Drury, Dixon, Le Saux|