Deal with DIRECTV for Business ensures NFL fans have access to Prime Video’s exclusive prime-time package TNF high definition gaming while out and about with friends and family
NEW YORK AND SECOND, California., August 23, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Amazon and DIRECTV have entered into a multi-year agreement to provide Prime Video exclusivity Thursday Night Football lineup for NFL fans visiting more than 300,000 sports bars, restaurants, hotel lounges, casinos and sports books, retail stores and services and many other locations nationwide.
DIRECTV for BUSINESS will now broadcast live TNF action not only for well-known national chains, some of which boast 1,000 seats or more, but also for your favorite local pub down the road. Fans visiting any of these locations will receive Thursday night football extensive pre-, half-time and post-game coverage.
“The sports media landscape continues to evolve rapidly and our focus on delivering a great experience for our entire range of customers must remain at the heart of that evolution,” said Rob Thun, DIRECTV’s Chief Content Officer. “This agreement between Amazon and DIRECTV for Business comes at an important time when more broadcast companies are acquiring exclusive rights to marquee sports programming and fans want to cheer on their teams at home and while out and about in bars, restaurants and businesses. others with friends, family. and colleagues.”
First TNF game available to commercial accounts through DIRECTV for Business is the NFL’s final preseason game Thursday, August 25 between San Francisco 49ers at the Houston Texans. The deal also includes the entire 15-game regular season Thursday Night Football games, starting Thursday, September 15 when the Los Angeles Chargers visit the defending AFC West champion Kansas City Chiefs.
Any current DIRECTV for BUSINESS customers who subscribe to Business Entertainment, Business Xtra, Commercial Entertainment, Commercial Xtra, Commercial Choice PLUS and Commercial Mas Ultra in Spanish will automatically receive this new Prime Video TNF feed at no additional cost. The new Prime Video content will reside on DIRECTV channel 9526 adjacent to other major sports streaming services and events.
Thursday Night Football Hours:
Pregame coverage begins at 7 p.m. EDT. Start time 8:15 p.m. EDT.
Preseason Week 3 – August 25: San Francisco 49ers at Houston Texans (NRG Stadium, Houston, Texas)
Week 2 – September 15: Los Angeles Chargers at Kansas City Chiefs (GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium, Kansas City, MO)
Week 3 – September 22: Pittsburgh Steelers at Cleveland Browns (FirstEnergy Stadium, Cleveland, OH)
Week 4 – September 29: Miami Dolphins at Cincinnati Bengals (Paul Brown Stadium, Cincinnati, OH)
Week 5 – 6 October: Indianapolis Colts at Denver Broncos (Empower Field at Mile high, Denver, CO)
Week 6 – 13 October: Washington Commanders at Chicago Bears (Soldier Field, Chicago, IL)
Week 7 – October 20: New Orleans Saints at Arizona Cardinals (State Farm Stadium, Glendale, AZ)
Week 8 – 27 October: Baltimore Ravens at Tampa Bay Buccaneers (Raymond James Stadium, Tampa, FL)
Week 9 – November 3: Philadelphia Eagles at Houston Texans (NRG Stadium, Houston, Texas)
Week 10 – November 10: Atlanta Falcons at Carolina Panthers (Bank of America Stadium, Charlotte, NC)
Week 11 – 17 November: Tennessee Titans at Green Bay Packers (Lambeau Field, Green Bay, WI)
Week 13 – December 1: Buffalo Bills at New England Patriots (Gillette Stadium, Foxborough, MA)
Week 14 – December 8: Las Vegas Raiders at Los Angeles Rams (SoFi Stadium, Inglewood, CA)
Week 15 – December 15: San Francisco 49ers at Seattle Seahawks (Lumen Field, Seattle, WA)
Week 16 – 22 December: Jacksonville Jaguars at New York Jets (MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford, NJ)
Week 17 – 29 December: Dallas Cowboys at Tennessee Titans (Nissan Stadium, Nashville, TN)
Since its inception in 1994, DIRECTV has continuously evolved its product, best-in-class content, service and user experience to provide customers with an industry-leading video offering. DIRECTV offers the industry’s best picture format and exciting content 4K HDR. It is the undisputed leader in sports, bringing NFL Sunday Ticket customers every live out-of-market NFL game every Sunday during the NFL season. DIRECTV also gives customers the choice of watching movies and TV shows from almost anywhere – on their home TVs or their favorite mobile devices via the DIRECTV app. DIRECTV STREAM, the streaming video service, is designed for the family that wants the best in live and on-demand TV, compelling live TV packages, sports and, when using a DIRECTV STREAM device, access to more than 7,000 Google apps Play.
America’s commercial video industry leader, DIRECTV for BUSINESS now serves more than 300,000 sports bars, restaurants, hotel lounges, barbershops and salons, quick service restaurants and other places where fans can gather to watch games. It enables travelers on planes and trains, watching live in stadium suites and casinos, and others in remote locations, including offshore oil rigs, the ability to stay connected to their favorite teams at all times. .
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