Sky Sports Premier League season free first day on Pick TV

pick-tvSky Sports will kick off its biggest ever season of Premier League football by offering free live action on the first day of the new campaign to every home in Britain.

To celebrate the first day of the Premier League season and Sky Sports’ new line up of football, programmes from Sky Sports 1 will replace the regular programming on Sky 2 (on Sky and other pay TV services) and Pick TV (on Freeview and You View) on Saturday 17th August.
Pick TV on Freesat, available on channel 144, is also expected to show the free sports fixtues.

The takeover means millions of home viewers can enjoy a live Premier League match, a Football League fixture, plus a host of other football shows at no cost.

The free day will also include the brand new show, ‘Saturday Night Football’, for Sky’s 5.30pm Saturday evening Premier League fixture. The show is part of Sky Sports’ new look ‘weekend of football’ which also includes the new pairing of Jamie Carragher and Gary Neville for ‘Monday Night Football’ and a new Saturday schedule running from Soccer AM all the way through to extended evening highlights of all 3pm matches.

Barney Francis, managing director of Sky Sports, said: “It’s our biggest ever season of Premier League football and we’re inviting every home in Britain to enjoy the opening day. All fans can join the action as we launch our new Saturday schedule for the most eagerly awaited Premier League season in years.

Programme Schedule for Saturday May 17, 2014

12:00  London Broncos v Catalan Dragons

14:30 Widnes Vikings v Salford Red Devils

16:30 Hull Kingston Rovers v Hull FC

19:00 Wigan Warriors v Leeds Rhinos
See: skysports.com

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