Seen on Screen: ESPN Loads Up On College Hoops Feast Week; NBC Sports Group Set For Busy Premier League Stretch
by Jarrel Harris, Editorial Assistant
ESPN’s men’s basketball schedule for Feast Week presented by Lowe’s is highlighted by four tournaments Thursday, Nov. 27 – Sunday, Nov. 30: Orlando Classic, Battle 4 Atlantis, DIRECTV Wooden Legacy and NIT Season Tip-Off.
In addition to the early season tournaments, an ESPN2 doubleheader on Sunday has No. 7 Texas at No. 24 Connecticut at noon, followed by Providence at No. 1 Kentucky at 2 p.m. Also on Sunday, Army travels to No. 4 Duke for a noon tilt on ESPNU…
… ESPN’s College GameDay Built by The Home Depot will make its 10th visit to Tuscaloosa, Ala., ahead of the Iron Bowl between CFB-ranked No. 14 Auburn and No. 1 Alabama. The weekly three-hour Emmy Award-winning show (Saturday 9 a.m. – noon ET) will originate from outside Bryant-Denny Stadium on the campus of the University of Alabama…
… NBC Sports Group presents 20 Premier League matches in five days beginning this Saturday, November 29. Weekend coverage is highlighted by second-place Southampton facing third-place Manchester City and Premier League-leading scorer Sergio Aguero (12 goals) this Sunday, November 30, at 8:30 a.m. ET on NBCSN. NBC Sports Group’s Premier League lead play-by-play announcer Arlo White calls the match, joined by Lee Dixon at St. Mary’s Stadium.
All matches will be preceded and followed by Premier League Live pre- and post-match shows from the NBC Sports Group International Broadcast Center in Stamford, Conn. Rebecca Lowe hosts Premier League Live alongside Earle and Mustoe.
All Premier League games will be streamed on NBC Sports Live Extra, NBC Sports Group’s live streaming product for desktops, mobile devices and tablets…
… NBC’s coverage of the 2014-15 NHL regular season begins this Friday at 1 p.m. ET, when Martin St. Louis, Henrik Lundqvist and the New York Rangers travel to Philadelphia to face Claude Giroux, Jakub Voracek and the Flyers in the 2014 NHL Thanksgiving Showdown. Coverage begins with NHL Live – NBC Sports Group’s NHL pre-game show – on-site from the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pa., hosted by Kathryn Tappen, alongside analysts Mike Milbury and Keith Jones.