YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – Thursday night’s highly anticipated week three matchup between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Cleveland Browns will be televised exclusively on Prime Video.
NFL Thursday Night Football kicked off its exclusive streaming partnership with Amazon Prime last week.
WKBN has received multiple calls inquiring about how the game can be viewed.
The game will not be televised by any local television station in the viewing area. It can only be viewed through the streaming service.
However, some cable systems that carry Cleveland or Pittsburgh stations may air the game.
In Pittsburgh – WPXI will carry the game
In Cleveland – WEWS will carry the game
Viewers are encouraged to check their local cable listings.
Why will the Steelers-Browns game be on local TV in Cleveland and Pittsburgh?
The game is only allowed to be on local TV in the team’s home market.
The rules are the same as when ESPN has an exclusive game on Monday Night Football.
In addition, several local establishments in the viewing area may also have access to showing the game.
Both Cleveland and Pittsburgh enter week three with identical 1-1 records.
The Browns suffered a shocking 31-30 loss to the Jets in week 2, while the Steelers lost their home opener to the Patriots 17-14.