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Thanksgiving Day just doesn’t mean eating turkey (or tofurkey) and cranberry sauce with family and friends. For football fans, it’s all about watching the NFL all day long — and this year also marks the first-ever NFL Black Friday Game on Amazon.
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In the meantime, for Thanksgiving Day, there are three hard-hitting games on the schedule for Thursday, Nov. 23. Scroll down for all the NFL games tomorrow.
Green Bay Packers at Detroit Lions
The first game on Thanksgiving Day is the Green Bay Packers taking on the Detroit Lions at Ford Field in Detroit. Kickoff time is at 9:30 a.m. PT/12:30 p.m. ET. The game will be broadcast live on Fox.
Washington Commanders at Dallas Cowboys
The second game on Thanksgiving Day kicks off at 1:30 p.m. PT/4:30 p.m. ET with the Washington Commanders battling the Dallas Cowboys at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. While the game will broadcast on CBS, it will also be simultaneously live-streamed on Paramount+ for subscribers only.
San Francisco 49ers at Seattle Seahawks
The last game on Thanksgiving Day is the San Francisco 49ers facing off against the Seattle Seahawks at Lumen Field in Seattle. Kickoff is set for 5:20 p.m. PT/8:20 p.m. ET with the game airing on NBC and streaming on Peacock for subscribers at the same time.
Cord cutters can watch all of the NFL Thanksgiving Day games on any live TV streaming service that carries Fox, CBS and NBC, such as DirecTV Stream, Fubo, Hulu + Live TV and others. DirecTV Stream and Fubo have free trials that you can use to live stream all of the NFL Thanksgiving Day games without cable.
All web-based services are accessible on your smartphone, tablet, laptop or smart TV.
Keep reading to find out how to watch all of the NFL games on Thanksgiving Day with and without a cable subscription, including options to watch NFL games for free. Additionally, you can find where to buy last-minute tickets to all of the NFL Thanksgiving Day games.
How to Watch the NFL on Thanksgiving Day Games Without Cable
Since the games are being broadcast across Fox, CBS and NBC, the NFL Thanksgiving Day games can also be streamed on internet-based streaming cable services, some of which even offer free trials. If you act fast and sign up before Thursday, you can watch all of the NFL games online for free.
BEST STREAMING SERVICE OVERALL
Packages from $64.99 per month
Watch all of the NFL Thanksgiving Day games on DirecTV Stream. All of the cable alternative’s packages offer Fox, CBS and NBC, while it also includes more than 75 channels — such as AMC, Bravo, CNBC, Disney Channel and much more.
In addition, the streamer has a free trial available, which only lasts for five days, but that’s more than enough time to watch this year’s Thanksgiving Day football games. You can either cancel or keep the service after the free trial is over, with prices starting as low as $69.99 for the entertainment package. Other plans offer over 105-150 channels, with prices ranging from $84.99 to $159.99 per month.
For a limited time, new subscribers can get a Visa gift card worth up to $400; learn more here.
Packages from $74.99 per month
Watch Fox, CBS and NBC for all of the NFL Thanksgiving Day games, along with more than 170 other news, entertainment and sports channels, like the NFL Network, with a subscription to Fubo — which starts at $54.99 per month for the first two months of service and is $74.99 per month afterwards. Meanwhile, you can record over 1,000 hours of TV shows, movies, games and more (including Monday Night Football and Sunday Night Football) and watch those later on your smartphone, tablet or TV.
Other plans include the Elite package (254 channels for $84.99 monthly) and the Ultimate tier that comes with 298 channels, NFL RedZone, Showtime and 4K quality for $100 monthly. The online TV streaming service offers a five-day trial for new subscribers, so you can watch all of the NFL Thanksgiving Day games online for free during that period.
BEST LIVE TV STREAMING BUNDLE
Hulu + Live TV
Packages from $76.99
You can watch all three NFL Thanksgiving Day games on Fox, CBS and NBC with a subscription to Hulu + Live TV. The streaming service has access to more than 90 live channels — like BET, CNN, ESPN, Food Network and more — starting at $76.99 per month and comes with Hulu’s entire streaming library, as well as Disney+ and ESPN+.
In addition to live TV, Hulu + Live TV lets subscribers watch originals from Hulu, Marvel Studios, Lucasfilms (Star Wars), The Muppets Studio and Pixar Animation, as well as ESPN+ for original sports programming and live sports from Formula 1 as well as the NFL, MLB and other sports leagues. It includes unlimited cloud DVR too. Unfortunately, Hulu doesn’t offer a free trial at this time.
Packages from $20 for the first month
Sling might be a good fit to watch the Packers-Lions game and 49ers-Seahawks game — and the live TV streaming service is on sale for half off your first month for Black Friday. With Sling Blue, which includes Fox and NBC, you can begin watching starting at $22.50 for your first month.
However, the service doesn’t include CBS for the Commanders-Cowboys game. Sling Blue also has ABC, Bravo, Discovery Channel, NFL Network, National Geographic and other channels.
BEST FOR PARAMOUNT GLOBAL MOVIES & TV
Packages from $5.99 per month
Paramount+ has a livestream of the Commanders-Cowboys game on Thanksgiving Day.
Afterwards, you can either cancel the streaming service altogether or you can keep watching Paramount+ for $5.99 per month for the basic ad-supported Essential plan. If you want to go ad-free, the Premium Plus package is $11.99 per month and includes Showtime. Save 16 percent on your Paramount+ subscription when you sign up for an annual package ($60 or $120 per year, respectively).
Subscriptions come with access to thousands of hours of movies and TV series, including Sonic the Hedgehog 2, South Park: The Streaming Wars, the entire Star Trek franchise, Yellowstone prequel show 1883 and more.
BEST FOR AMAZON PRIME MEMBERS
Paramount+ on Prime Video
$11.99 per month plus Prime or Prime Video subscription fees
Paramount+ is also available as an add-on channel on Amazon Prime Video — and when you sign up by Dec. 3, you’ll get your first two months for $3 per month (a savings of 75 percent off). Prime members and new subscribers can get a free seven-day trial for Paramount+ on Prime Video; after that, it auto-renews at $11.99 per month in addition to the Prime or Prime Video membership fees. (Prime membership is $14.99 per month or $139 per year, and the standalone Prime Video service is $8.99 per month).
Not a Prime member? Sign up for a 30-day free trial to take advantage of all that Amazon Prime has to offer, including access to Prime Video; fast same-, next-, or two-day free shipping; discounts at Whole Foods Market, access to exclusive shopping events — like Prime Day and Black Friday — and more.
BEST FOR NBCUNIVERSAL MOVIES & TV
Starting at $5.99 per month
If you want to watch the 49ers-Seahawks game on Thanksgiving Day, the game is available to stream at home on Peacock.
For Black Friday, you can sign up for just $1.99 per month for 12 months with promo code BIGDEAL or $19.99 for an annual subscription with promo code YEARLONG for the ad-supported plan. Afterwards, the price goes back up to $5.99 per month.
Not a Peacock subscriber? You’ll get access to the NFL game, as well as originals like Poker Face, Bel-Air, Girls5Eva, Sick and more; hit movies like Five Nights at Freddy’s, The Super Mario Bros. Movie, Fast X, Asteroid City, Strays and more; live sports and entertainment from NBC Sports and WWE; more than 50 “always-on” streaming channels and much more.
BEST FOR DIE-HARD NFL FANS
Starting at $6.99
NFL+ is the NFL’s own streaming service. It gets you the most comprehensive coverage online. Starting at $6.99 per month (or $49.99 per year), the service offers live out-of-market preseason games, live local and primetime regular season and postseason games — including playoff games, the Pro Bowl and the Super Bowl — local and national radio game broadcasts, the NFL Network and the NFL Films archive.
If you want more NFL action, NFL+ Premium has everything NFL+ offers, but also full game replays, condensed game replays, coaches’ films and NFL Red Zone for $14.99 per month (or $99.99 per year).
Please note: NFL+ is only accessible on smartphones and tablets and not available on smart TVs.
How to Watch the NFL on Thanksgiving Day Games With Cable
This year, the NFL Thanksgiving Day games will be broadcast on Fox, CBS and NBC. You can watch through your cable TV provider; on FoxSports.com, CBSSports.com and NBC.com; or with the Fox Sports, CBS Sports and NBC Sports mobile apps with your cable TV account login.
How to Watch the NFL on Thanksgiving Day Games Outside of the U.S.
Outside of the U.S.? You can still stream the NFL Thanksgiving Day Games on any of the streaming services above when paired with ExpressVPN. It’s a virtual private network that lets you legally access U.S. web servers — even if you’re in another country — to stream on a smart TV, smartphone, tablet and laptop.
For Black Friday, you can get three months of ExpressVPN for free when you sign up for 12 months of service at $6.67 per month — that’s $114.21 off the regular price. Learn more about ExpressVPN here.
Where to Buy NFL on Thanksgiving Day Games Tickets Online
Want to catch all of the NFL action in person? Ahead, you’ll find tickets for all of the NFL Thanksgiving Day games. Ticket prices vary, depending on the city and where you’d like to sit in the stadium at Ticketmaster, VividSeats, StubHub, Gametime, Ticket Liquidator and Ticket Network.
One of the best deals on NFL tickets can be found at SeatGeek; use THR‘s exclusive promo code HOLLYWOOD10 to save $10 off eligible purchases of $250 and up. Click here for last-minute tickets to the NFL Thanksgiving Day games.
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