THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL PRESENTED BY BUD LIGHT Debuts Sept. 26 at 8:20 PM ET on FOX
Television’s No. 1 Show, AMERICA’S GAME OF THE WEEK, Premieres Sept. 8 at 4:25 PM ET as the Giants Battle the Cowboys
FOX NFL SUNDAY, America’s Most-Watched NFL Pregame Show Since 1994, Enters 26th Season
NEW YORK – FOX Sports today announces its 2019 NFL schedule in anticipation of a monumental year for the network’s football coverage, highlighted by its exclusive presentation of Super Bowl LIV on Feb. 2, 2020, live from Hard Rock Stadium in Miami.
FOX Sports kicks off the regular season in Week 1 with AMERICA’S GAME OF THE WEEK, television’s No. 1 show for 10 straight years, as the New York Giants take on the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday, Sept. 8 from AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. With 11 weeks of THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL Presented by Bud Light, plus a robust Sunday afternoon slate, FOX Sports’ 2019 NFL schedule includes 110 total regular-season games – more than any other network. FOX’s presentation of THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL from Weeks 4-15 (excluding Thanksgiving night), is simulcast on NFL Network and Amazon Prime Video and distributed in Spanish on FOX Deportes. NFL Network and Amazon Prime Video simulcasts are subject to change.
FOX’s strong 2019 regular season schedule features 37 divisional matchups – 10 from the NFC East, nine from the NFC West, eight from the NFC North, seven from the NFC South and one game each from the AFC North, South and West.
AMERICA’S GAME OF THE WEEK is highlighted by a rematch of last season’s NFC Championship game as the New Orleans Saints face the Los Angeles Rams from the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum (Week 2).
Additional AMERICA’S GAME OF THE WEEK key matchups include:
- Green Bay Packers at Dallas Cowboys (Week 5)
- New Orleans Saints at Chicago Bears (Week 7)
- Los Angeles Rams at Pittsburgh Steelers (Week 10)
- Dallas Cowboys at New England Patriots (Week 12)
- Dallas Cowboys at Philadelphia Eagles (Week 16)
- Washington Redskins at Dallas Cowboys (Week 17)
THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL premieres on FOX Thursday, Sept. 26 when the Philadelphia Eagles take on the Green Bay Packers from Lambeau Field in Green Bay, Wis.
Additional THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL key matchups include:
- New York Giants at New England Patriots (Week 6)
- Kansas City Chiefs at Denver Broncos (Week 7)
- Pittsburgh Steelers at Cleveland Browns (Week 11)
- Dallas Cowboys at Chicago Bears (Week 14)
FOX’s NFL Thanksgiving Day coverage features a historic NFC North matchup as the Chicago Bears battle the Detroit Lions at Ford Field from Detroit.
Once the playoff field is determined, FOX presents live postseason coverage that includes an NFC Wild Card game, one NFC Divisional matchup and the NFC Championship Game, culminating with Super Bowl LIV from Miami. Last season’s NFC Championship Game between the Los Angeles Rams and New Orleans Saints, in which the Rams won on a last-second field goal, averaged more than 45 million viewers, according to Nielsen Media Research.
Each week during the NFL season, FOX Sports’ coverage begins with FOX NFL KICKOFF at 11:00 AM ET, followed by FOX NFL SUNDAY at 12:00 PM ET. America’s most-watched pregame show for 25 consecutive years, FOX NFL SUNDAY recently earned three nominations in advance of the 40th Annual Sports Emmy Awards. Since premiering in September 1994, FOX NFL SUNDAY has garnered 16 Emmy Awards for its production and personalities and, on April 8, FOX NFL SUNDAY was inducted into the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Broadcasting Hall of Fame at the 2019 NAB Show.
FOX’s 2019 NFL coverage begins with a preseason game on Sunday, Aug. 18, when the Seattle Seahawks travel to face the Minnesota Vikings at U.S. Bank Stadium for an 8:00 PM ET kickoff. The Jacksonville Jaguars and the Miami Dolphins face off on Thursday Night Football at Hard Rock Stadium on Thursday, Aug. 22.
FOX Sports last broadcast the NFL’s championship game at Super Bowl LI in Houston. The game, between the New England Patriots and Atlanta Falcons, produced the greatest comeback and first overtime in Super Bowl history. FOX delivered a record 111.3 million total viewers, making it one of the top-five most-viewed programs in U.S. television history.
The full FOX NFL schedule can be found here.
About FOX Sports
FOX Sports is the umbrella entity representing FOX Corporation’s wide array of multi-platform US-based sports assets. Built with brands capable of reaching more than 100 million viewers in a single weekend, the business has ownership and interests in linear television networks, digital and mobile programming, broadband platforms, multiple web sites, joint-venture businesses and several licensing relationships. FOX Sports includes the sports television arm of the FOX Network; FS1, FS2, FOX Soccer Plus and FOX Deportes. FOX Sports’ digital properties include FOXSports.com and the FOX Sports App, which provides live streaming video of FOX Sports content, instant scores, stats and alerts to iOS and Android devices. Additionally, FOX Sports and social broadcasting platform, Caffeine jointly own Caffeine Studios which creates exclusive eSports, sports and live entertainment content. Also included in FOX Sports’ portfolio are FOX’s interests in joint-venture businesses Big Ten Network and BTN 2Go, as well as a licensing agreement that established the FOX Sports Radio Network.