Amazon Prime Video Announces Upcoming NFL Thursday Night Football Programming Beginning This Week

In 2022, Prime Video will become the exclusive home to 15 Thursday Night Football games per season. Before that, Prime Video will kick off NFL coverage with a 12 game schedule, including the NFL Wild Card playoff game in January.

Thursday Night Football on Prime Video starts this Thursday, October 7 at 8:20 pm ET when the Los Angeles Rams travel to take on the Seattle Seahawks.

2021 is the final year of the NFL’s existing TNF tri-cast model. Beginning in 2022, Prime Video will become the exclusive home to 15 Thursday Night Football games per season.

“This season we are adding several new faces to our best-in-class Thursday Night Football broadcast team,” said Marie Donoghue, vice president of global sports video at Amazon. “Fans will have even more opportunities to engage with the game each week through multiple viewing options on Prime Video and Twitch, an extensive slate of supporting NFL programming, and immersive gameday experiences like X-Ray and Next Gen Stats.”

Here’s more on Prime Video’s TNF Coverage:

  • Storm-Kremer on Prime Video: Andrea Kremer and Hannah Storm bring a unique voice and viewpoint to every game.
  • Scout’s Feed on Prime Video and Twitch: Bucky Brooks, Daniel Jeremiah, and Joy Taylor dive deeper into the X’s and O’s, offering fans a different perspective on the action through the lens of former NFL scouts.
  • NFL Next Live on Twitch: Andrew Hawkins and Kimmi Chex are joined by a rotation of analysts including Aqib Talib, Nick Mangold, and current NFL star Malcolm Jenkins, offering a unique viewing experience that engages new and different audiences and provides an alternative to a traditional NFL broadcast.
  • NFL Next Show :NFL Next Presented by Verizon returns to its familiar spot on Thursdays at 4 p.m. PDT, beginning October 7. Hosted by NFL Network star Kay Adams, the show features two-time Super Bowl champion Chris Long, former NFL receiver and Academy Award-winner Andrew Hawkins, and former NFL scout Daniel Jeremiah. NFL Next brings together compelling moments and stories from the prior week’s games, while amplifying the social media pulse of the league and providing an in-depth look at each night’s game utilizing the power of Next Gen Stats powered by AWS.
  • Catch Every Moment with X-Ray: X-Ray for TNF gives fans real-time access to live stats and data previously only available to coaches and announcers, allowing fans to understand the game without taking their eyes off the screen. Fans watching TNF on Fire TV can also use X-Ray to shop for officially licensed NFL merchandise from their favorite teams—all without leaving the app.

You can learn more about 2021 NFL games on Prime Video (and other ways to stream games this season) via our recent video.