PIX to Air NFL Network Telecast of Thursday Night Football: NY Giants vs. Chicago Bears in Primetime on October 10
STATION WINS OVER-THE-AIR RIGHTS IN NEW YORK DMA
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 NFL Network Thursday Night Football game between the New York Giants and Chicago Bears on October 10.
PIX11 will air the primetime showdown starting at 7:30 pm with a locally produced pre-game show before the New York Giants at Chicago Bears game on Thursday, October 10. The game will be called by the NFL Network announcing team of play-by-play announcer Brad Nessler and game analyst Mike Mayock.
“PIX11 is committed to providing the best local programming for our viewers, and we are excited to continue our partnership with NFL Network to provide New York football 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.