Thursday Night Football has a new linear house in Fox for the next five seasons, but keeping the same digital partner in Amazon. The national football League has renewed its deal with Amazon in 11 Thursday Night football stream Fox games in the Premier-subscribers of the company 2018 and 2019 seasons in the NFL.
“Amazon has been a terrific partner on Thursday Night football in 2017 and as we continue to fulfill our mission of delivering NFL games fans, whether they watch on TV or on digital platforms, we are excited to work with them again in the next two seasons,” said Brian Rolapp, NFL media chief and business Director, in a statement. “With more than 100 million Amazon Prime members is a huge platform for distributing digitally, Thursday Night football, not only for our fans in the US, but worldwide.”
This season’s 13-game Thursday Night football schedule, which is presented by Bud light, includes 11 games broadcast on Fox, NFL network, Fox Deportes and Amazon, and two games exclusively on the NFL network. Amazon and Fox games will begin in September. 27 With a week 4 match between Minnesota Vikings and Los Angeles Rams.
At 11 Thursday night games will be available on Amazon Prime members who pay $99 a year for free two-day shipping and many other benefits, including access to Amazon Prime video and music. Amazon last week revealed that it now has 100 million Prime members worldwide, in more than 200 countries and territories.
Last year, the NFL decided to go with Amazon on Twitter, which had the package of the previous season, five times at the $ 10 million that Twitter paid.
In January, Fox outbid NBC and CBS on the ground in the night of Thursday football for the next five years, Internet-reportedly for the sum of 660 million dollars a year. Fox also gets to expand digital rights to broadcast Thursday games and Sunday Afternoon games in another package for NFL multiple digital platforms, including mobile platforms for the first time.
In addition, Thursday Night Football, NFL and Amazon to cooperate on a documentary series “all or nothing”. Season 3, which debuts tomorrow, will focus on “the Dallas Cowboys”.