Thursday Night Football

Thursday Night Football is the brand name used by NFL Network for its schedule of live regular season telecasts of National Football League games on Thursday nights.The eight-game package debuted on November 23, 2006, with the Kansas City Chiefs handing the visiting Denver Broncos a 19–10 Thanksgiving defeat. Most games kick off at 8:20 p.m. Eastern Time (ET). Five games aired on Thursday nights, the other three on Saturday nights. Each game would be called either Thursday Night Football or Saturday Night Football, depending on the night on which it appears; the package as a whole was known as the Run to the Playoffs. This format carried over to the 2007 season.
Posts about Thursday Night Football
  • NBC Backs NFL Thursday Night Football Handoff With Social Blitz

    … The National Football League’s Thursday Night Football shifts to NBC tonight, backed by a social media blitz. Social media efforts related to the game, in which the Carolina Panthers host the New Orleans Saints, include: A GIF relay on Twitter using the #TNFHandoff hashtag, starting with the main NBC Sports Twitter account and including other…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Twitter- 14 readers -
  • Why the Twitter-NFL Deal Is a Hail Mary That Will Work

    … of their 18- to 34-year-old viewers this fall. The way forward for TV is to position itself as merely another screen in a consumer’s panoply of media choices. Millennial viewers don’t need the TV networks for much. Even big events like the presidential debates were broadcast on Facebook. A new playbook For years, the NFL has stood alone…

    AllFacebookin Social Twitter YouTube- 17 readers -
  • Twitter Q1 2016 Revenue Falls Short of Analysts’ Projections

    … in tweets, another improvement we’ve introduced, which is driving significantly more video views and deeper engagement in the form of likes and retweets. We also made a number of improvements to the application to make things faster and show you when people you know are in broadcasts. In addition, we’ve teamed up with GoPro to enable its cameras to broadcast directly to Periscope. Readers: What are your thoughts on Twitter’s first-quarter-2016 financial results? …

    David Cohen/ Inside Facebookin Social Twitter- 12 readers -
  • Lowe’s Runs Hyperlapse Instagram Video Ads During Super Bowl XLIX

    …, it ran auto-play video ads on Facebook to complement its TV spots. Lowe’s told Adweek those Facebook ads totaled 1.2 million views over a three-week period. Adweek pointed out that other brands turning to Instagram video ads during Sunday night’s game included Dove Men+Care, Pepsi and Coca-Cola. Readers: Did you interact on Instagram during Super Bowl XLIX? …

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social- 16 readers -
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