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Thursday Night Football In 2023: Schedule, Where To Watch and More

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All Thursday Night Football (TNF) games in 2023 are available to watch on Prime Video. Any NFL fans wanting to watch football any Thursday during the 2023 NFL season will want to make sure they have access to Prime Video, and a compatible device to watch the live games on.

Amazon’s Prime Video is a little different to many other streaming services, as it is more of a one-stop shop for everything video. While it’s possible to buy and rent videos in the Prime Video app, there’s no additional cost involved with Thursday Night Football. As long you have access to Prime Video, TNF is free.

In fact, any homes that already have an Amazon Prime membership will find that they are already a Prime Video subscriber. Even though it is possible to sign up for a standalone subscription, Prime Video is free to anyone with a Prime membership.

Prime Video Thursday Night Football 2023 schedule

In total, 16 games will be available to watch on Prime Video during the 2023 season, including the very first NFL Black Friday game on November 24 when the Jets host the Dolphins.

Below is all of the Thursday Night Football games that are available to watch on Prime Video this year.

  • Sept. 14: Minnesota Vikings at Philadelphia Eagles
  • Sept. 21: New York Giants at San Francisco 49ers
  • Sept. 28: Detroit Lions at Green Bay Packers
  • Oct. 5: Chicago Bears at Washington Commanders
  • Oct. 12: Denver Broncos at Kansas City Chiefs
  • Oct. 19: Jacksonville Jaguars at New Orleans Saints
  • Oct. 26: Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Buffalo Bills
  • Nov. 2: Tennessee Titans at Pittsburgh Steelers
  • Nov. 9: Carolina Panthers at Chicago Bears
  • Nov. 16: Cincinnati Bengals at Baltimore Ravens
  • Nov. 24 (Black Friday): Miami Dolphins at New York Jets
  • Nov. 30: Seattle Seahawks at Dallas Cowboys
  • Dec. 7: New England Patriots at Pittsburgh Steelers
  • Dec. 14: Los Angeles Chargers at Las Vegas Raiders
  • Dec. 21: New Orleans Saints at Los Angeles Rams
  • Dec. 28: New York Jets at Cleveland Browns

All Thursday Night Football games are scheduled to begin at 8:15 p.m. EDT (5:15 p.m. PDT). This year’s Black Friday game on November 24, featuring the Miami Dolphins at New York Jets, is scheduled to begin at 3:00 p.m. EST

In addition to all of the live games, Prime Video subscribers can also watch pre/post-game content as well, with TNF Tonight pregame coverage beginning each Thursday at 7 p.m. EDT.

Where to watch TNF and how much it costs

Thursday Night Football is available to watch on Prime Video. For homes with Prime membership, the subscription is typically billed annually at a cost of $139 per year. However, it is also possible to sign up and pay $14.99 a month for Amazon Prime instead.

If opting for the monthly subscription, the cost for one full year comes in at $179.88. Of course, it is possible to just sign up for the monthly subscription and only pay for the months that apply to Thursday Night Football.

Irrespective of whether signing up on a monthly or annual basis, Amazon offers all new Prime members a 30-day free trial.

While a Prime membership comes with many perks beyond Prime Video, it is also possible to just sign up to Prime Video as a standalone service. The standard price of a Prime Video subscription is $8.99 a month.

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Prime video app without subscription$8.99 a month
Amazon Originals
Thursday Night Football
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30-Day Free Trial

There is currently no option to sign up and pay annually for Prime Video as a standalone subscription.

What you need to watch Thursday Night Football

Providing you have Prime membership or a standalone Prime Video subscription, Thursday Night Football can be streamed directly through the Prime Video website, or within the Prime Video app on a compatible device.

All of Amazon’s own Fire TV devices, including Fire TV Edition smart TVs, come with Prime Video included. Therefore, anyone with a Fire TV device shouldn’t encounter any issues with tuning in and watching the game every Thursday night.

Thursday Night Football on Prime Video
TNF on Prime Video

Outside of Fire TV devices, the Prime Video app can also be downloaded and installed on many other streaming players and smart TVs.

For example, the Prime Video app can be downloaded on Android TV (including Google TV), Apple TV, and Roku players. This is in addition to LG, Sony, and Samsung smart TVs, Android mobile and iOS devices, PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5 consoles, and Xbox One, Xbox Series X, and Xbox Series S consoles.

After downloading the app from the respective app store, the user will need to sign in with their Prime membership (or standalone Prime Video subscription) accounts details.

They will then have access to the full Prime Video streaming catalog, including Thursday Night Football games.

Thursday Night Football FAQs

Here are answers to some commonly asked questions about Thursday Night Football.

Can I watch Thursday Night Football for free?

No, it is not possible to watch Thursday Night Football for free. Amazon does offer a free trial for Prime and Prime video, so it is possible to watch any of the games that are shown during the 30-day free trial period. Students not only pay half of the usual monthly cost for Prime membership, but they also get a 6-month free trial to begin with. Technically, this is a long enough free trial to watch all of the Thursday Night Football games in 2023.

What channel is Thursday Night Football on?

All of the Thursday Night Football games are exclusively shown on Prime Video, and not shown on a specific channel. Prime Video app users can simply search for Thursday Night Football in the app or click on the Thursday Night Football banner on game day. Upcoming games can also be found in either the Sports section of the app or in the Live & Upcoming carousel.

Is Thursday Night Football only on Amazon Prime?

Yes, Thursday Night Football can only be watched on Prime Video in 2023. However, it is still possible for local residents to watch their team play on local live TV, providing they are able to receive the local over-the-air channel that’s broadcasting the game.

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