The NFL is taking another huge action into streaming by putting one of its playoff videogames specifically on a digital platform for the veryfirst time.
The league and NBCUniversal revealed Monday that the Saturday night videogame on wild card weekend will be on Peacock.
The Peacock special videogame on Jan. 13 would start at 8: 15 or 8: 30 p.m. EST. The videogame will be broadcast on NBC stations in the markets of the 2 groups. It will likewise be readilyavailable on mobile gadgets through the NFL+ bundle. It will be preceded by a late afternoon playoff videogame on NBC and Peacock that will kick off at 4: 30 p.m. EST.
Subscription rates for Peacock start at $4.99 per month.
“We had our veryfirst season with Amazon (this previous year) and I believe that with the digital platforms, we’re allset for live sports at scale. And the next action is to action into the postseason,” stated Hans Schroeder, NFL executive vice president and chief operating officer of NFL Media. “We like the strategy that Peacock and NBC put together. In this case understanding we’re going to have a larger audience and focused on having the best reach possible throughout each platform.”
The league hasactually made ventures into streaming videogames for almost a years, however hasactually gone all in over the past couple seasons. Amazon Prime Video endedupbeing the unique house of “Thursday Night Football” last season while ESPN has had one internationa