Do you love American Football? Well if Thursday night football is your jam, you better take a Prime subscription. Amazon and the National Football League (NFL) have signed a ten-year deal to make the streaming service the only place to watch Thursday Night Football from 2023.
Before you worry, you can still watch local games the traditional way. But if you need to see every game in every market, get that Amazon account ready. From 2023, Amazon will have exclusive rights to Thursday Night games through 2033. But in addition to that exclusive access, there is also a bit of good news: more games.
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“NFL games are the most watched live programs in the United States, and this is unprecedented Thursday night football package gives tens of millions of new and existing Prime members exclusive access to watch live football on Prime Video, ”said Mike Hopkins, SVP of Prime Video and Amazon Studios. NFL fans from around the country will enjoy a premium viewing experience with Thursday night football, and access to a wide selection of content, including award-winning Amazon Originals available on Prime Video. “
It’s a radical change, the deal marks the very first all-digital package for the NFL. On Prime Video you get the usual pre-game, halftime and post-game shows. But you also get Amazon specific features such as X-Ray and Next Gen Stats. Amazon and the NFL say more exclusive content is centered Thursday night football, and it will reveal those details closer to 2023.