The Pittsburgh Steelers game against the Cleveland Browns on Thursday, September 22 will be broadcast locally by WPXIChannel 11.
The NFL’s “Thursday Night Football” package has moved exclusively to streaming video provider Amazon for 2022 as part of a $1 billion-a-year rights package that extends through 2033. are available only to Amazon Prime Video subscribers nationwide.
As part of the deal, Amazon must select a local broadcast partner for each team so local fans can watch the game for free and live. WPXI won the bid to broadcast the Steelers’ Week 3 game at Cleveland, the only time this season they are scheduled to appear on Thursday Night Football.
“WPXI is thrilled to bring Thursday night’s Steelers game locally to the best football fans in the league,” said Kevin Hayes, WPXI General Manager and Vice President. “Our team is also committed to providing exclusive local pre-game and post-game coverage.
WPXI’s locally produced pre-game and post-game shows will also be available on the station’s streaming app, WPXI Now.
The station also regularly airs Steelers appearances on “NBC Sunday Night Football”. The Steelers are currently scheduled to appear twice on Sunday Night Football this season, October 23 against the Miami Dolphins at Hard Rock Stadium and November 20 against the Cincinnati Bengals.
Thursday night’s kickoff is scheduled for 8:15 p.m. from FirstEnergy Stadium in Cleveland. Al Michaels and Kirk Herbstreit will have the call of the game.
The Steelers started their season 1-0 with a win over the Cincinnati Bengals in Week 1 and host the New England Patriots on Sunday. The Browns beat former quarterback Baker Mayfield and the Carolina Panthers on Sunday and will host the New York Jets on Sunday.