Iconic Sports Journalists Hannah Storm and Andrea Kremer to Provide Commentary and Analysis for "Thursday Night Football" on Prime Video in More Than 200 countries and Territories
Additional feeds include a Spanish and a U.K. English audio stream
SEATTLE -- (NASDAQ: AMZN) - Amazon Prime Video today announced that Hannah Storm and Andrea Kremer, two of the most accomplished and well respected sports journalists in the industry, will provide commentary and analysis for its live streaming coverage of 11 Thursday Night Football games on Prime Video beginning September 27 when the Los Angeles Rams host the Minnesota Vikings.
Amazon is once again producing multiple audio options to enable customers around the world to customize their viewing experience. Prime Video customers can choose between the Fox broadcast with Joe Buck and Troy Aikman, and three separate Prime Video exclusive audio streams: Andrea Kremer and Hannah Storm; Spanish-language announcers; and a U.K. English language broadcast team. To access these additional audio options, Prime members simply select their desired audio track from the Prime Video player menu.
"NFL fans will hear history made this season - bringing two female announcers together to call an entire NFL game has never been done before," said Greg Hart, Vice President of Prime Video. "Our customers around the world love to stream football - we are thrilled to have Andrea and Hannah bring their extensive knowledge of the game to fans on Prime Video."
Andrea Kremer (@Andrea_Kremer) was recently honored by the Pro Football Hall of Fame as the recipient of the prestigious Pete Rozelle Radio-Television Award, which recognizes "long-time exceptional contributions to radio and television in professional football." A multiple Emmy Award winner, Kremer currently serves as the Chief Correspondent for the NFL Network and is a correspondent for HBO's Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel. She is also a co-host for CBS Sports Network's WE NEED TO TALK. Earlier in her career, Kremer was the sideline and feature reporter for "Sunday Night Football" on NBC. She has worked more than 25 Super Bowls. In 2011, she was named one of the 10 greatest female sportscasters of all time.
"Teaming up with Hannah and Amazon for this is truly special," said Kremer. "Hannah is a brilliant journalist and she has been a friend for many years. With decades of experience as storytellers, we will be bringing a different voice and viewpoint to covering the game of football."
Hannah Storm (@HannahStormESPN) is a pioneer in the field of sports broadcasting. Storm, who was named one of AdWeek's "30 Most Powerful Women in Sports," currently serves as an ESPN SportsCenter anchor, including a new 90-minute Monday Night Football edition, hosts marquee events and conducts in-depth interviews with the most prominent figures in the sports world. Over the course of her career, Storm handled premier events at NBC Sports and CNN, where she was the first female host of CNN Sports Tonight, and served as a host of The Early Show on CBS. In 2008 Storm created Brainstormin' Productions and has produced, executive produced and directed major projects for ESPN, espnW, SEC Network and EPIX, and has received multiple Gracie Awards(R) and New York Festivals TV & Film Awards.
"I can't imagine embarking upon this new role with anyone better than Andrea," said Storm. "A lifelong friend with Pro Football Hall of Fame credentials, she is the perfect partner. Together we're looking forward to offering a new option for Prime members on Thursday nights and I'm excited to get to work!"
Prime members will be able to stream all 11 games via the Prime Video app for TVs, connected devices including Fire TV, mobile devices, and online at amazon.com/video/tnf. All 11 games will also be available on NFL Network.
Customers who are not already Prime members can sign up for a free trial at www.amazon.com/prime. For a list of all Prime Video compatible devices, visit www.amazon.com/howtostream.
Thursday Night Football on Prime Video 2018 Schedule
Week 4: Thursday, September 27
Minnesota Vikings at Los Angeles Rams
Week 5: Thursday, October 4
Indianapolis Colts at New England Patriots
Week 6: Thursday, October 11
Philadelphia Eagles at New York Giants
Week 7: Thursday, October 18
Denver Broncos at Arizona Cardinals
Week 8: Thursday, October 25
Miami Dolphins at Houston Texans
Week 9: Thursday, November 1
Oakland Raiders at San Francisco 49ers
Week 10: Thursday, November 8
Carolina Panthers at Pittsburgh Steelers
Week 11: Thursday, November 15
Green Bay Packers at Seattle Seahawks
Week 13: Thursday, November 29
New Orleans Saints at Dallas Cowboys
Week 14: Thursday, December 6
Jacksonville Jaguars at Tennessee Titans
Week 15: Thursday, December 13
Los Angeles Chargers at Kansas City Chiefs
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