What channel is Chiefs vs. Texans on as we speak? Schedule, time for NFL’s Thursday night time soccer in Week 1

The TV channel for tonight’s sport between the Chiefs and the Texans is similar TV channel that has broadcast the final 14 Thursday night time NFL season-openers. The 15th consecutive NFL kickoff sport on cable community NBC, although, shall be distinctive within the unlucky actuality of 2020.

This may not be the Tremendous Bowl celebration the Chiefs had hoped to obtain. Due to the specter of COVID-19, solely about 22 p.c of Arrowhead Stadium’s capability was allowed to be crammed by followers. Which could not matter a lot to TV viewers, however the on-field expertise shall be unprecedented.

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The relative lack of followers within the stadium is only one of many oddities TV viewers will see throughout NFL video games in the course of the pandemic. The league’s coronavirus protocols cowl all the things from the nationwide anthem to the coin toss to media and workforce/league personnel on the sidelines. Get used to it, as a result of that is how the NFL is mitigating well being dangers in an effort to maintain the 2020 season on schedule.

As for the beginning time for Chiefs vs. Texans, the sport will not kick off till eight:20 p.m. ET, however the prolonged pregame present on NBC will begin at 7 p.m. ET.

Beneath is all the things to find out about tonight’s broadcast of the NFL season-opener, plus the entire schedule for Week 1 of the 2020 season.

What channel is Chiefs vs. Texans on as we speak?

The TV channel for the NFL’s annual season-opener is at all times a bit of complicated for viewers because it’s performed on a Thursday night time however technically just isn’t a “Thursday Night time Soccer” broadcast.

As a result of NBC broadcasts the season-opener as a part of its rights package deal with the NFL, Chiefs vs. Texans will function “Sunday Night time Soccer” broadcast parts. Which means NBC’s announcer duo of Al Michaels and Cris Collinsworth will name the sport, and Michele Tafoya will report from the sidelines.

Beneath are the highest TV markets in the US and the NBC affiliate/TV channel for every.

Market
NBC TV channel (digital)
New York
four (36)
Los Angeles
four (36)
Chicago
5 (29)
Philadelphia
10 (34)
Dallas-Ft. Price
5 (24)
San Francisco/Bay space
11 (12)
Washington D.C.
four (48)
Houston
2 (35)
Boston
15 (43)
Atlanta
11 (10)
Phoenix
12 (12)
Tampa/St. Petersburg
eight (7)
Seattle
5 (48)
Detroit
four (45)
Minneapolis-St. Paul
11 (11)
Miami
6 (31)
Denver
9 (9)
Orlando
2 (11)
Cleveland
three (17)
Sacramento
three (35)
Charlotte
36 (22)
Portland
eight (eight)
St. Louis
5 (35)
Pittsburgh
11 (23)
Baltimore
11 (11)
Raleigh-Durham
5 (48)
Nashville
four (10)
San Diego
39 (40)
Salt Lake Metropolis
5 (38)
San Antonio
three (16)
Kansas Metropolis
41 (36)
Columbus
four (14)
Milwaukee
four (28)
Cincinnati
5 (35)
Las Vegas
three (22)
Jacksonville
12 (13)
Oklahoma Metropolis
four (27)
New Orleans
6 (43)
Memphis
5 (5)
Buffalo
2 (33)

That is the one Thursday night time NFL sport that may broadcast on NBC in 2020. Beginning subsequent week, all Thursday night time video games shall be proven on NFL Community and, starting in Week 5, simulcast on Fox.

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What time is the Chiefs vs. Texans sport on?

Date: Thursday, Sept. 10Kickoff time: eight:20 p.m. ET

Kickoff for Chiefs vs. Texans will not arrive till eight:20 p.m. ET, however that is the NFL season-opener, so a prolonged pre-game present is deliberate and scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. ET on NBC.

Kansas Metropolis is within the central time zone, which makes for a 7:20 native kickoff time and a sport that may start in daylight however shortly transition right into a contest below the Arrowhead Stadium lights.

All Thursday night time video games all through the 2020 NFL season will begin at eight:20 p.m. ET.

NFL dwell stream for Chiefs vs. Texans

The 2020 NFL season-opener is being broadcast on NBC, so the sport shall be accessible to stream dwell on NBCSports.com. This must be the popular streaming technique for anyone who has a cable/satellite tv for pc subscription however just isn’t in a position to get in entrance of a TV.

For cord-cutters, there are many live-streaming choices for Chiefs vs. Texans. Beneath are all of them.

NFL Week 1 schedule

Per custom, Week 1 of the NFL season will start with a Thursday night time opener that includes the defending Tremendous Bowl champs and can finish with a “Monday Night time Soccer” doubleheader. 

Nestled between these primetime video games and serving because the night time cap of the primary full Sunday of NFL soccer in 2020 is likely to be probably the most intriguing sport of the weekend. Cowboys at Rams on “Sunday Night time Soccer” is juicy sufficient by itself, however it doubles because the nationwide TV debut of LA’s SoFi Stadium. (The entire no-fans factor is a little bit of a bummer.)

Beneath is the entire Week 1 schedule for the beginning of the 2020 NFL season.

Thursday, Sept. 10

Time
Sport
TV channel
eight:20 p.m. ET
Texans at Chiefs
NBC

Sunday, Sept. 13

Time
Sport
TV channel
1 p.m. ET
Eagles at Washington
Fox
1 p.m. ET
Dolphins at Patriots
CBS
1 p.m. ET
Packers at Vikings
Fox
1 p.m. ET
Colts at Jaguars
CBS
1 p.m. ET
Bears at Lions
Fox
1 p.m. ET
Raiders at Panthers
CBS
1 p.m. ET
Jets at Payments
CBS
1 p.m. ET
Browns at Ravens
CBS
1 p.m. ET
Seahawks at Falcons
Fox
four:05 p.m. ET
Chargers at Bengals
CBS
four:25 p.m. ET
Cardinals at 49ers
Fox
four:25 p.m. ET
Buccaneers at Saints
Fox
eight:20 p.m. ET
Cowboys at Rams
NBC

Monday, Sept. 14

Time
Sport
TV channel
7:15 p.m. ET
Steelers at Giants
ESPN
10:10 p.m. ET
Titans at Broncos
ESPN

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