West News Wire: All 64 World Cup games will be shown in Spanish on NBCUniversal’s Peacock streaming service in the United States, including the first 12 games for free from November 20 to November 23.
NBCUniversal announced Tuesday that the 52 games from November 24 to the championship game on December 18 will be on the Peacock Premium tier, which has a price.
The U.S. Spanish-language television rights are owned by NBCUniversal’s Telemundo Deportes, a component of Comcast Corp.’s holdings, while Fox is in charge of the U.S. English-language TV rights.
The lead pundit for Telemundo is Andrés Cantor, who will be joined by hosts Ana Jurka and Carlota Vizmanos, Miguel Gurwitz, and ex-Mexico striker Carlos Hermosillo.
Peacock will be the host of a free 24/7 Copa Mundial channel produced by Telemundo’s digital Tplus brand, which will feature highlights, analysis, and discussion. Commentators specific to Peacock include Carmen Boquin, Diego Arrioja, Piero Menor, Luis Baraldi, Pablo Mariño and Pablo Alsina along with Houston Dash striker María Sánchez, who played for Mexico at the 2015 Women’s World Cup.