DIRECTV and Prime Video to Host Thursday Night Football

DIRECTV and Prime Video to Host Thursday Night Football

NFL fans across the country just got another way to catch all their favorite games this football season.  Amazon and DIRECTV have entered into a major multi-year agreement to offer Prime Video’s exclusive Thursday Night Football lineup to NFL fans visiting more than 300,000 sports bars, restaurants, hotel lounges, retail shops and services, and many other venues nationwide.

DIRECTV for BUSINESS will now deliver live NFL game action to not only well-recognized national chains, several of which boast 1,000 locations or more, but also your favorite local pub just down the street. Fans visiting any of these same venues will receive Thursday Night Football’s extensive pregame, halftime and postgame coverage as well.

The multi-year agreement includes the entire 15-game regular season Thursday night games starting Sept. 15 when AFC West challenger the Los Angeles Chargers visit the defending division champion Kansas City Chiefs.

How do you get Thursday Night Football? If you have ESPN you are all set. Tune into Channel 9526. 

Where to Watch Thursday Night Football

DIRECTV subscribers:

    • Thursday Night Football will air on DIRECTV within the two competing teams’ home cities on the local broadcast station televising that night’s game. Please check your local listings.

    • DIRECTV via Internet subscribers can also watch Thursday Night Football with their Gemini device through their existing Amazon Prime Video subscription. Press the Home button on the Gemini remote, scroll to the Apps tab, and access Amazon Prime Video to watch Thursday’s game.

    • DIRECTV via SATELLITE subscribers who live outside of the two teams’ home cities can watch games exclusively on Amazon Prime through their Amazon Prime Video subscription.

    • DIRECTV will continue to provide ways to watch NFL games including Monday Night Football on ESPN and ABC; Sunday Night Football on NBC and Sunday afternoon regional action on CBS and FOX.

Collaboration with Prime Video for Thursday Night Football has provided NFL fans across the country the ability to watch their favorite teams at their favorite local spots. Use the DIRECTV Sports Bar Finder App to locate a nearby DIRECTV-equipped venue.

Buffalo Wild Wings, which has locations nationwide, will be a major destination for TNF each week.

Thursday Night Football Schedule

Wondering who plays Thursday Night football each week? The full NFL TNF schedule is listed below. Pregame coverage will begin at 7 p.m. EDT, followed by kickoff at 8:15 p.m. EDT.

Explore our Weekly Football Guide to Plan Your Schedule.

Preseason – Aug. 25: San Francisco 49ers at Houston Texans

Sept. 15: Los Angeles Chargers at Kansas City Chiefs
Los Angeles: KTTV-FOX – (Ch. 11) 
Kansas City:  KSHB-NBC – (Ch. 41)

Sept. 22: Pittsburgh Steelers at Cleveland Browns
Pittsburgh: WPXI-NBC (Ch. 13) 
Cleveland-Akron: WEWS-ABC (Ch. 5)

Sept. 29: Miami Dolphins at Cincinnati Bengals
Miami-Ft. Lauderdale: WSFL-CW (Ch. 39)
Cincinnati: WCPO-ABC (Ch. 9)

Oct. 6: Indianapolis Colts at Denver Broncos
Indianapolis: WRTV-ABC (Ch. 6)
Denver: KMGH-ABC (Ch. 7)

Oct. 13: Washington Commanders at Chicago Bears
Washington, DC (Hagerstown): WTTG-FOX (Ch. 5)
Chicago: WFLD-FOX (Ch. 32)

Oct. 20: New Orleans Saints at Arizona Cardinals
New Orleans: WDSU-NBC (Ch. 6)
Phoenix (Prescott): KSAZ-FOX (Ch. 10)

Oct. 27: Baltimore Ravens at Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Baltimore: WMAR-ABC (Ch. 2) 
Tampa-St. Pete (Sarasota): WTVT-FOX (Ch. 13)

Nov. 3: Philadelphia Eagles at Houston Texans
Philadelphia: WTXF-FOX (Ch. 29)
Houston: KRIV-FOX (Ch. 26)

Nov. 10: Atlanta Falcons at Carolina Panthers
Atlanta: WAGA-FOX (Ch. 5)
Charlotte: WSOC-ABC (Ch. 9)

Nov. 17: Tennessee Titans at Green Bay Packers
Nashville: WTVF-CBS (Ch. 5)
Milwaukee (Green Bay-Appleton): WITI-FOX/WGBA-NBC (Ch. 6/26)

Dec. 1: Buffalo Bills at New England Patriots
Buffalo: WKBW-ABC (Ch. 2)
Boston (Manchester): WFXT-FOX (Ch. 25)

Dec. 8: Las Vegas Raiders at Los Angeles Rams
Las Vegas: KTNV-ABC (Ch. 13)
Los Angeles: KTTV-FOX (Ch. 11)

Dec. 15: San Francisco 49ers at Seattle Seahawks
San Francisco-Oak-San Jose: KTVU-FOX (Ch. 2)
Seattle-Tacoma: KCPQ-FOX (Ch. 13)

Dec. 22: Jacksonville Jaguars at New York Jets
Jacksonville: WJAX-CBS (Ch. 47)
New York: WNYW-FOX (Ch. 5)

Dec. 29: Dallas Cowboys at Tennessee Titans
Dallas-Ft. Worth: KDFW-FOX (Ch. 4)
Nashville: WTVF-CBS (Ch. 5)

How To Get Thursday Night Football?

Any current DIRECTV for BUSINESS customers subscribing to Business Entertainment, Business Xtra, Commercial Entertainment, Commercial Xtra, Commercial Choice PLUS and the Spanish-language Commercial Mas Ultra will automatically receive this new Prime Video TNF feed for no additional cost. The new Prime Video content will be available on DIRECTV channel 9526 adjacent to other major sports streaming services and events. Make sure your business is ready to host NFL fans this season, subscribe to DIRECTV for BUSINESS now.

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