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NFL Week #5; Hannah Storm and Andrea Kremer still on Amazon Prime; Buck/Aikman work DH

WEEK #5 NFL NOTES

  • Fox has the doubleheader and CBS the singleton.
  • Hannah Storm and Andrea Kremer Fusing Friendship With FootballHannah Storm and Andrea Kremer (Hanna, left) have been exclusive voices of the Amazon Prime Thursday night NFL broadcasts. I’d imagine that most Amazon customers are female, as such two women preside over the broadcasts. Next season when Amazon will have an exclusive, there will be big changes. Talk is that Al Michaels will do the broadcasts as part of a production deal where the Peacock will steer the show. Michaels’ deal with mainstream NBC ends after the Super Bowl.
  • Tonight’s game is the first Thursday game that airs on Fox and the NFL Network. The Foxies will have its top crew there led by Joe Buck. Fox will be out of the Thursday night business next season. Amazon will have an exclusive nationally. After the game tonight, the top crew jets to Dallas for the NY Giants at Dallas on Sunday. So they’ll work a couple games this weekend.
  • Jim Nantz, Tony Romo and company have Miami at Tampa Bay, going to 30% of America and 86 stations.
  • Sleepy Joe Davis fills in for Kevin Burkhardt this Sunday on Philly-Carolina. Bring some life to the telecast brother.
  • Greg Gumbel and Adam Archuleta are London bound this weekend  for Jets-Falcons. Across the country, game will be seen only on NFL Network.
  • No Adam Amin this week for Fox. The excellent Brandon Gaudin takes his place and will work with the not  that excellent, Mark Schlereth. He brings little to the party.
  • This is the second of three straight weeks where the Mannings won’t be working a side-by-side ESPN, MNF broadcasts.
  • For updated clearances- check with the 506.

NFL WEEK #5 SCHEDULE

Thursday, October 7

8:20 PM- Los Angeles Rams at Seattle Seahawks

FOX/NFL: Joe Buck, Troy Aikman, Erin Andrews, Kristina Pink

Fox 99% of US; NFLN – 53 million subscribers

AMZN Prime: Hannah Storm, Andrea Kremer

 

Sunday, October 10

9:30 AM- New York Jets at Atlanta Falcons

NFLN: Greg Gumbel, Adam Archuleta, AJ Ross, Melissa Stark

53 million subscribers across US

1 PM – Miami Dolphins at Tampa Bay Buccaneers

CBS: Jim Nantz, Tony Romo, Tracy Wolfson

30% of US, 86 stations

1 PM- New England Patriots at Houston Texans

CBS: Andrew Catalon, James Lofton, Amanda Balionis

10% of US, 23 stations

1 PM- New Orleans Saints at Washington Football Team

CBS: Spero Dedes, Jay Feely

12% of US, 26 stations

1 PM- Tennessee Titans at Jacksonville Jaguars

CBS: Tom McCarthy, Tiki Barber

6% of US, 16 stations

1 PM- Philadelphia Eagles at Carolina Panthers

FOX: Joe Davis, Greg Olsen, Pam Oliver

10% of US, 20 stations

1 PM- Denver Broncos at Pittsburgh Steelers

FOX: Brandon Gaudin, Mark Schlereth, Sarah Kustok

9% of US, 29 stations

1 PM- Green Bay Packers at Cincinnati Bengals

FOX: Kenny Albert, Jonathan Vilma, Lindsay Czarniak

74% of US, 146 stations

1 PM- Detroit Lions at Minnesota Vikings

FOX: Chris Myers, Daryl Johnston, Jennifer Hale

9% of US, 29stations

4:05 PM- Chicago Bears at Las Vegas Raiders

CBS: Ian Eagle, Charles Davis, Evan Washburn

25% of US, 55 stations

4:05 PM- Cleveland Browns at Los Angeles Chargers

CBS: Kevin Harlan, Trent Green, Melanie Collins

17% of US, 34 stations

4:25 PM- New York Giants at Dallas Cowboys

FOX Joe Buck, Troy Aikman, Erin Andrews, Tom Rinaldi

88% of US, 189 stations

4:25 PM- San Francisco 49ers at Arizona Cardinals

FOX: Kevin Kugler, Mark Sanchez, Laura Okmin

11% of US, 23 stations

8:20 PM- Buffalo Bills at Kansas City Chiefs

NBC, Peacock: Al Michaels, Cris Collinsworth, Michele Tafoya

100% of U.S.

Monday, October 4

8:15 PM- Indianapolis Colts at Baltimore Ravens

ESPN, ESPN+: Steve Levy, Brian Griese, Louis Riddick, Lisa Salters

83 million subscribers

 

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David J. Halberstam

David is a 40-year + industry veteran who served as play-by-play announcer for St. John's University basketball in New York and as radio play-by-play voice of the Miami Heat in South Florida. He is the author of Sports on New York Radio: A Play-by-Play History and The Fundamentals of Sports Media and Sponsorship Sales: Developing New Accounts.

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