Most weekends, games are the main attraction on NBC Sports’ broadcasts. English Premier League. But this weekend, the network takes the show on the road, at the end of the LA Coliseum’s peristyle, where the action on the ground can be little more than a backdrop.
NBC’s main studio show, “Premier League mornings liveWill air Saturday and Sunday morning under the Olympic torch, with regular commentators Rebecca Lowe, Robbie Earle, Robbie Mustoe and Tim Howard, the former US national team record holder and Everton goalkeeper. They will be joined throughout the weekend by special guests including actor Brendan Hunt (Coach Beard of “Ted Lasso”), former United States national team defenseman Jay DeMerit and Alan Shearer, who scored. a record 260 goals in 441 Premier League appearances for Blackburn and Newcastle.
“I know from my previous visits to the United States that football fans are incredibly passionate, getting up early in the morning to follow their favorite clubs,” said Shearer, who was recently inducted into the Hall of Fame. Premier League, in a statement.
The event starts at 4 a.m. on both mornings and ends at noon on Saturday and 11:30 a.m. on Sunday. For more information, visit nbcsports.com/PremierLeagueMorningsLive.
The weekend’s festivities will include broadcasts of nine Premier League games, including Sunday’s clash between Manchester United and Liverpool, which starts at 8:30 a.m. There will also be football skills challenges and mascot visits from five Premier League clubs.
Additionally, commentators Roger Bennett and Michael Davies, “The Men in Blazers,” will be doing a live segment of their show on Saturday. NBC announced earlier this week that the irreverent duo will return to the network for an eighth season.
Anyone interested in participating must provide proof that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
The LA fan fest is the sixth remote broadcast of Premier League Mornings Live and the first on the West Coast after events in Miami Beach, New York, Washington DC, Boston and Austin. The 2020 calendar of events for Philadelphia has been canceled by the COVID-19 pandemic.