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NBC Brings EPL to Movie Theaters

NBC Sports and Fathom Events are teaming up to show English Premier League games on Saturday mornings at selected movie theaters across the country. The "Barclays Premier League LIVE" in-theater series will kick off on Saturday, August 16. Fathom says it will treat theater-going fans to "specially produced half-time breaks" featuring interviews, analysis and "'theater-only' insights live from England." Because the Premier League schedule is subject to change, each week’s game will be announced the Tuesday before.

According to media measurement firm Nielsen, a record 32 million Americans tuned in to NBC Sports Group's 2013-14 Premier League coverage -- more than doubling the 13.3 million who watched the previous season on ESPN, ESPN2 and Fox Soccer. 

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