Peacock announced it will be home to exclusive Live coverage of Notre Dame Football’s 2021 home opener against Toledo on Saturday, September 11, 2021. After the first game, all home games will be available to stream on NBC and Peacock. The streaming service will give fans a limited-time offer on a Peacock Premium subscription during football season with more details coming August 11 at www.peacocktv.com/notredame.
The Notre Dame on NBC season kicks off at 2:30 p.m. ET on Saturday, Sept. 11, when the Fighting Irish host Toledo Rockets. This is the first time a Fighting Irish game will be available to watch exclusively on a streaming service. The 2021 season’s commentators will be NBC Sports’ Mike Tirico (play-by-play), and Kathryn Tappen (sideline reporter), with Drew Brees (game analyst) in his first time commentating college football.
“Dating back to airing Sunday football replays with Lindsey Nelson, we have always strived for innovation in the media space – our partnership with NBC and Peacock only solidifies that mission,” said Notre Dame vice president and James E. Rohr Director of Athletics Jack Swarbrick. “Bringing Notre Dame Football to Peacock is just the next step in the evolution of our relationship.”
“We are delighted to stream Notre Dame Football on Peacock,” said Pete Bevacqua, Chairman, NBC Sports. “Peacock exemplifies how we’re innovating as a company, and Notre Dame has consistently been a tremendous partner in making progressive choices for sports programming.