PIX11 to Air NFL Network Telecast of Thursday Night Football: New York Giants vs. Carolina Panthers in Primetime on 9/20
STATION WINS OVER-THE-AIR RIGHTS IN NEW YORK DMA
New York, NY. PIX11, Tribune Broadcasting’s flagship station, today announced that it has reached an agreement with NFL Network for the over-the-air local broadcast rights to the Thursday Night Football: New York Giants at Carolina Panthers game on September 20th.
PIX11 will air the primetime showdown between the Giants and Panthers at 8pm ET as the local broadcast of the game airing on NFL Network. The game will be called by the NFL Network announcing team of play-by-play announcer Brad Nessler and game analyst Mike Mayock with Alex Flanagan providing reports from the sidelines. At 7pm, PIX11 will air a locally produced pre-game show.
“In keeping with our commitment to offer the best local programming, PIX11 is extremely happy to be partnering again with NFL Network to provide New York football over-the-air to fans,” said Eric Meyrowitz, Vice President/General Manager.
NFL Network gives fans unprecedented year-round inside access to all NFL events, including the Super Bowl, Playoffs, regular season, preseason, Pro Bowl, Pro Football Hall of Fame induction weekend, NFL Draft, Scouting Combine, Senior Bowl, league meetings, minicamps and training camps. From original broadcast versions of past Super Bowls, in-week replays of current games, original network telecasts of classic NFL regular season and postseason games, to every preseason game, and an expanded 13-game regular season Thursday Night Football schedule beginning Week 2 — NFL Network is truly the year-round destination for football fans. Giants’ fans will also enjoy NFL Network’s September primetime debut of America’s Game: The Super Bowl Champions – 2011 New York Giants. NFL Network is available on cable, telcos and satellite television through your local service provider, as well as on NFL Mobile on Verizon.