What time is the NFL recreation tonight? TV schedule, channel for Chiefs vs. Texans in Week 1

The beginning time for Thursday evening’s 2020 NFL season-opener between the Chiefs and the Texans is identical kickoff time set for all Thursday evening video games this yr.

Whereas the primary NFL recreation of 2020 will kick off at eight:20 p.m. ET, as a result of it is the season-opener, a prolonged pregame present will precede the competition starting at 7 p.m. ET. All of this may be seen on NBC, the identical TV community that has broadcast the final 14 NFL season-openers.

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The beginning time and the TV channel, although, are among the many few features of Thursday evening’s broadcast that can be acquainted to viewers. The COVID-19 pandemic has pressured the NFL to implement seemingly infinite well being and security protocols that may alter the viewing expertise.

Whereas it won’t impression the TV viewers an excessive amount of, the relative lack of followers within the stands at Arrowhead Stadium on Thursday evening would be the greatest adjustment for the gamers. The Chiefs are one in all only a few groups that may enable a small share of their stadium’s capability in Week 1.

Beneath is all the things to know in regards to the TV schedule for the NFL season-opener between the Chiefs and the Texans, plus a take a look at the remainder of Week 1.

What time is the NFL recreation tonight?

Recreation: Chiefs vs. TexansDate: 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 pregame present is deliberate and scheduled to start out 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 recreation that may start in daylight however shortly transition right into a contest underneath the Arrowhead Stadium lights.

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

What channel is Chiefs vs. Texans on at this time?

The TV channel for the NFL’s annual season-opener is at all times slightly complicated for viewers because it’s performed on a Thursday evening however technically shouldn’t be 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 characteristic “Sunday Night time Soccer” broadcast components. Meaning 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-Fort Value
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 evening NFL recreation that can be broadcast on NBC in 2020. Beginning subsequent week, all Thursday evening video games can be proven on NFL Community and, starting in Week 5, simulcast on Fox.

NFL reside stream for Chiefs vs. Texans

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

For cord-cutters, there are many reside 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 evening opener that includes the defending Tremendous Bowl champs and can finish with a “Monday Night time Soccer” doubleheader. 

Nestled between these prime-time video games and serving because the nightcap of the primary full Sunday of NFL soccer in 2020 is likely to be probably the most intriguing recreation of the weekend. Cowboys at Rams on “Sunday Night time Soccer” is juicy sufficient by itself, but it surely 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 whole Week 1 schedule for the beginning of the 2020 NFL season.

Thursday, Sept. 10

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

Sunday, Sept. 13

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

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