This week, NFL Network’s increasingly popular Thursday Night Football will head to Charlotte as the defending Super Bowl Champion New York Giants take on the Carolina Panthers. Both teams are coming off wins on Sunday so this Thursday’s game is a pivotal contest.
Brad Nessler, Mike Mayock and Alex Flanagan will be your game announcers. Rich Eisen along with the yelling cast of thousands will be on the pregame show live from Bank of America Stadium.
We have the particulars of the Thursday Night Football broadcast from NFL Network. The game will be broadcast locally on WPIX in NYC and WSOC in Charlotte. Everything you need to know is below.
Coverage Begins at 6:00 PM ET with Thursday Night Kickoff
“Eli is truly unflappable…Yes, he is [one of the five best quarterbacks].” – Deion Sanders on Giants QB Eli Manning
NFL Network’s Thursday Night Football continues this week when Super Bowl MVP Eli Manning and the New York Giants travel to face the 2011 Offensive Rookie of the Year Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers Thursday, September 20 at 8:00 PM ET. Play-by-play announcer Brad Nessler and Emmy-nominated analyst Mike Mayock have the call, while Alex Flanagan provides reports from the sidelines of Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Two hours before kickoff, NFL Network’s Thursday Night Kickoff pregame show is live from the stadium starting at 6:00 PM ET, taking viewers right up to kickoff with analysis and the latest reports. Host Rich Eisen is joined by Hall of Famers Marshall Faulk, Deion Sanders and Michael Irvin, and former head coach Steve Mariucci. Reporter Stacey Dales provides pregame news reports from the locker rooms, as well as interviews with players and coaches.
Bollywood superstar and 2101 Records/Desi Hits!/ Interscope Records recording artist Priyanka Chopra will be the featured artist for NFL Network’s Thursday Night Kickoff pregame show. Priyanka’s debut single “In My City,’ featuring will.i.am and produced by RedOne (Lady Gaga) and Brian Kennedy, will be the music bed for the intro to Thursday Night Kickoff. The release of the full song and accompanying video for “In My City” are expected later this fall. For more information on Priyanka Chopra, please visit iampriyankachopra.com.
Leading in to every Thursday Night Football game, Grammy Award-winning artist CeeLo Green will sing the anthem entitled “I Love Football,” set to The Ramones’ “Blitzkrieg Bop.” The 90-second show open for each Thursday Night Football game will feature fan-sourced videos uploaded by fans. To submit videos, please visit www.nfl.com/fanchise.
Eisen, Faulk, Sanders, Irvin and Mariucci provide additional analysis on the Halftime Show and the Pregame Show.
Following the game, hosts Chris Rose and Lindsay Rhodes as well as analysts Willie McGinest and Shaun O’Hara will deliver a postgame edition of NFL Total Access live from NFL Network’s studios in Los Angeles.
- “Eli is truly unflappable; he rarely shows emotion on the field. I don’t care how many interceptions he has thrown. Yes, he is [one of the five best quarterbacks].” – Deion Sanders on New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning
TEAMS: GIANTS (1-1) PANTHERS (1-1) ANNOUNCERS Brad Nessler (play-by-play), Mike Mayock (game analyst); Alex Flanagan (sideline) PREGAME (6:00 PM ET) Thursday Night Kickoff
In Charlotte: Rich Eisen, Marshall Faulk, Michael Irvin, Steve Mariucci, Deion Sanders, Stacey Dales, Alex Flanagan
PRE-KICK (8:00 PM ET) Brad Nessler, Mike Mayock, Alex Flanagan, Rich Eisen, Steve Mariucci, Marshall Faulk, Deion Sanders, Michael Irvin, Stacey Dales HALFTIME Rich Eisen, Marshall Faulk, Michael Irvin, Steve Mariucci, Deion Sanders, Stacey Dales, Alex Flanagan POSTGAME Rich Eisen, Marshall Faulk, Michael Irvin, Steve Mariucci, Deion Sanders, Stacey Dales, Alex Flanagan
NFL Total Access Postgame Show
In-studio: Chris Rose, Lindsay Rhodes, Willie McGinest, Shaun O’Hara
WHERE TO WATCH DirecTV – Channel 212 (SD/HD), DISH Network – 154 (SD/HD)
Verizon FIOS – Channel 88 (SD) 588 (HD), AT&T U-Verse – Channel 630 (SD) 1630 (HD), Cablevision – Channel 150 (SD/HD)Check your local cable listings
NFL.com LIVE – live “look-ins” at select moments of game
NFL Mobile Live on Verizon Wireless
LOCAL OTA SIMULCAST* CW Ch. 11 (WPIX) ABC Ch. 9 (WSOC)
That is it.