Amazon’s Prime Video will stream first-ever NFL game on Black Friday next year

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Starting in 2023, football fans can broadcast an NFL game on Black Friday. The league announced Tuesday that Amazon Prime Video He will hold an NFL game the day after Thanksgiving.

The match is scheduled for November 24, 2023. The teams that will play in the Black Friday game in May will be announced during the month of May National Football League regular season release schedule.

This is the first season of Prime Video being the exclusive home of “Friday Night Football”. Starting in 2023, 16 games will be running on Prime Video.

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A Thursday night soccer ball poses with Amazon Prime banners before a game between the Cleveland Browns and Pittsburgh Steelers at First Energy Stadium on September 22, 2022 in Cleveland.
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So far this season, Prime Video has broadcast five games Thursday night.

According to Nielsen Media Research, on average, 10.8 million people tune in to these five games. Those numbers represent a 48% jump from the first five Thursday night games of last season.

Amazon has signed a deal with the NFL that runs through the 2033 season. The company is paying an average of $1.2 billion a season for exclusive broadcast rights on Thursday.

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Additional game for Black Friday It will cost Amazon between $50 million and $70 million.

Justin Fields (1) of the Chicago Bears runs with the ball against the Washington captains at Soldier Field on October 13, 2022, in Chicago.

Justin Fields (1) of the Chicago Bears runs with the ball against the Washington captains at Soldier Field on October 13, 2022, in Chicago.
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“Black Friday is the unofficial start of the holiday season, and we are thrilled to begin it by gifting football fans across the country with this new game,” said Jay Marin, Global Head of Sports, Prime Video.

NFL owners He passed a decision in March giving the league permission to schedule another short game the week of Thanksgiving.

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Denver Broncos quarterback Russell Wilson (3) gestures to his team during a game against the Indianapolis Colts on October 6, 2022, at Empower Field at Mile High in Denver, Colorado.

Denver Broncos quarterback Russell Wilson (3) gestures to his team during a game against the Indianapolis Colts on October 6, 2022, at Empower Field at Mile High in Denver, Colorado.
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Discussions about Black Friday have gained momentum this year, said Mary Donoghue, Amazon’s vice president of global sports video.

“Given what that day really means to millions of Americans, how many of them interact with Amazon and what a strong presence Amazon has…And also, the fact that there were no NFL games that day, we thought we could treat it like a super pee “.

The history of Black Friday this year already features World Cup matches and several college football matches.

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Thursday’s game will see two teams 2-4 when they visit New Orleans Saints Arizona Cardinals. Next week, quarterbacks Lamar Jackson and Tom Brady face off at the Ravens-Buccaneers game.

Since 2006, the NFL has played three Games on Thanksgiving.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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