FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday 18 October 2022
PEACOCK IS THE STREAMING HOME OF THE FIFA WORLD CUP QATAR 2022™ IN SPANISH
Peacock presents exclusive live content related to Qatar 2022™ in Spanish
Telemundo will stream full Spanish language coverage of all 64 World Cup games to Simulstream LIVE on Peacock; peacock is the Only Direct-to-consumer streaming service with live coverage of every game
Peacock’s World Cup Hub featuring pre and post match shows, match replays, extended highlights and more
Exclusive Copa Mundial Virtual channel 24/7 Brought to you by Tplus on Peacock to offer free World Cup programming including daily live debate shows with a dedicated team of talent
MIAMI, Fla. – October 18, 2022 – Peacock today announced comprehensive coverage plans for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ each game is streamed LIVE on Peacock in Spanishto offer Live and exclusive coverage in Spanisha dedicated World Cup Hub and the Copa Mundial 24/7 Virtual Channel in Spanish, produced by Tplus, Telemundo’s digital content brand.
This will be peacock only Direct-to-consumer streaming service in the United States to simulcast live coverage of all 64 matches produced by Telemundo Deportes, including one-hour pre-match and post-match coverage on-site from Qatar. The first 12 matches of the 2022 FIFA World Cup™ are available to Peacock Free Tier subscribers, while the remaining 52 matches (from 24 November) are available to Peacock Premium subscribers.
The World Cup begins on Sunday, November 20 when host country Qatar meets Ecuador at 11am ET. The United States begin their group game against Wales on Monday, November 21 at 2:00 p.m. ET, while Mexico’s first game is on Tuesday, November 22 at 11:00 a.m. ET against Poland.
In marquee group stage matches, the United States meets England on Friday, November 25 at 2:00 PM ET and Mexico meets Argentina on Saturday, November 26 at 2:00 PM ET. Click here for full schedule details.
USA and Mexico group stage fixtures:
|DATE||TIME (ET)||OPPONENT||DATE||TIME (ET)||OPPONENT|
|Mon, Nov 21||14 o’clock||Wales||Tue 22 Nov||11 clock||Poland|
|Friday 25th Nov||14 o’clock||England||Sat 26 Nov||14 o’clock||Argentina|
|Tue 29 Nov||14 o’clock||Iran||Wed 30 Nov||14 o’clock||Saudi Arabia|
“Peacock is thrilled to be streaming football’s biggest global event, the FIFA World Cup, for the first time,” said Rick Cordella, Chief Commercial Officer, Peacock. “Our offering on Peacock will complement Telemundo Deportes programming and expand it to a broader audience with 24/7 World Cup content that has been carefully curated and created for a younger audience to appeal to the full spectrum of Hispanic audiences and football fans across the world to serve the United States.”
Peacock’s World Cup Hub will surround the 2022 FIFA World Cup™ with daily highlights and analysis shows, as well as on-demand replays of the entire match. The World Cup Hub will also feature programs such as documentaries featuring football legends Lionel Messi and Diego Maradonahistorical insights into previous World Cups and more.
In addition to the World Cup Hub, Peacock will also host an exclusive free event Copa Mundial 24/7 Virtual Channel throughout the tournament, which will be produced by Tplus – Telemundo’s digital content brand developed to best serve the full spectrum of today’s US Hispanics – and home to daily highlights, analysis and debate shows. The 24/7 channel will feature new talent presenting nine hours of original programming per day centered around the live games, including exclusive pre- and post-game shows and enhanced highlights.
“The World Cup is the biggest sporting event for Latinos and a true community experience that transcends languages and cultures. We look forward to showcasing the best in sports on Peacock and providing US Hispanics with the premium scripted and unscripted Tplus programming we are rolling out around this unique event,” he said Romina Rosado, Executive Vice President and General Manager of Hispanic Streaming, NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises. “Both the World Cup and Tplus programs appeal to the growing, diverse U.S. audience who lives their lives across different languages and cultures.”
Original programming exclusively on the Peacock Copa Mundial 24/7 Virtual Channel contains:
Terraza al Mundial
Exclusive pregame show offering a comprehensive preview of all 64 games, capturing all the excitement and action before each game every day.
La Tribuna del Mundial
Interactive debate show offering analysis of every game, play and goal with full recaps of all the critical moments of the day.
Summaries: Los Partidos de Hoy
Expanded highlights of every match, providing a daily recap of all the action.
Ecos del Dia
Postgame program that rounds up every game with expert reactions, in-depth analysis and compelling interviews.
¡Aquí Está el Mundial!
Daily compilation of all player and coach interviews and press conferences, match highlights, statistics and top moments of the day.
Lo Que Viene
Daily program concluding Peacock’s matchday coverage and looking ahead for a preview of the next day’s games.
Talent covering the 2022 FIFA World Cup™ on Peacock’s 24/7 channel includes presenters and journalists Carmen Boquin, Diego Arrioja, Piero Menor, Luis Baraldi, Pablo Marinoand Pablo Alsinaand current Houston Dash and former Liga MX Femenil player Maria Sanchezwho represented Mexico at the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2015™.
Telemundo Deportes match coverage is hosted by football’s Hall of Famer, six-time Emmy winner and chief commentator Andreas Kantor alongside the Emmy-winning sportswriter Miguel GurwitzEmmy-nominated Telemundo Sports and Entertainment Host Ana JurkaPremier League hosts Carlota Vizmanos and Mexican soccer icon Carlo Hermosillo as official hosts leading the pre- and post-match analysis from Telemundo’s presentation studio, located at the center of the cultural Souq Waqif Marketplace. For more details on Telemundo Deportes’ World Cup coverage, click here.
In addition to the World Cup, Peacock’s extensive programming offers live sports coverage including Sunday Night Football, Premier League, Notre Dame Football, Golf, Horse Racing, MLB Sunday Leadoff, INDYCAR and more. Peacock also offers daily sports programming on NBC Sports Channel streaming Peacock Original brother of another and staples like The Dan Patrick Show andPro Football Talk Live. To learn more about the NBC Sports on Peacock channel and to sign up, click here.
Tplus, the streaming brand recently announced by NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises, will launch on Peacock in Fall 2022 with programming for a wide audience interested in Latino content, regardless of language, and will be available at the streamer’s premium tier .
Telemundo Deportes is the exclusive Spanish-speaking home of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™, taking place in Qatar this autumn. The network is poised to deliver the most ambitious coverage in Spanish-speaking history. Further information, news and press materials as well as assets can be found here.
About NBC Universal Telemundo Enterprises:
NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises is the media industry leader in the production and distribution of Spanish language content for US Hispanics and viewers worldwide. The company serves the full spectrum of U.S. Hispanics through its national broadcast network, cable network Universo and digital platforms including the Telemundo app and streaming services such as Peacock, among others. The Telemundo Network provides Spanish-language entertainment, news and sports content that reaches 93% of Hispanic television homes in the United States in 210 markets through 30 owned channels and 56 partner channels. Telemundo also owns an independent station serving Puerto Rico. Telemundo is the exclusive Spanish-speaking home of the two most popular sporting events in the world, the FIFA World Cup and the Olympic Games, as well as the Premier League and the Mexican soccer team Chivas. Telemundo Global Studios is the leading producer of Spanish language content in the United States and includes Telemundo Television Studios, Telemundo Streaming Studios and Underground Producciones. Telemundo’s new content brand, Tplus, will launch on Peacock later this year and will feature programming designed for the full spectrum of Hispanics. NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises is a division of NBCUniversal, a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.