This Thanksgiving day brings us three NFL games to watch on Thursday, November 24th. They are:
- Buffalo Bills at Detroit Lions at 12:30 pm ET on Fox
- New York Giants at Dallas Cowboys at 4:30 pm ET on CBS
- New England Patriots at Minnesota Vikings at 8:20 pm ET on NBC
Since these games are all on network TV, you can watch all three for free by either using a TV antenna or a free trial to one of the services below that carries are three networks:
- DIRECTV STREAM (5-day Free Trial)
- fuboTV (1-week free trial)
- Hulu Live TV (Sign Up)
- YouTube TV (Free Trial)
Where To Watch The NFL on Thanksgiving
With all three games on network TV, you can use any live TV streaming services mentioned below. They all carry local networks like Fox, CBS, and NBC with no long-term contract so that you can cancel at any time. If the service provides a free trial and you cancel within the trial period, you will not be charged.
DIRECTV STREAM is another streaming service that offers local channels in most TV markets in the United States. The service provides live ABC, NBC, FOX, CBS, The CW, and more for $69.99 per month. A subscription to DIRECTV STREAM includes:
- watch 20 streams simultaneously per subscription
- a cloud-based DVR
- Local channels (NBC, Fox, CBS, ABC, etc.) and cable channels like Freeform, AMC, HGTV, Discovery, and more
- supported on Apple TV, Android TV, Roku, Amazon FireTV, and more
Watch Thanksgiving Games on Hulu Live TV
Did you know Hulu streams Live TV? Hulu’s Live service currently streams live NBC, FOX, and CBS in nearly every TV market so that you can watch all three games this Thanksgiving. You can check your zip code with Hulu to see which local channels are available in your area. It will also tell you which cable channels are available! These are the same local affiliate networks you see over the air and on cable TV.
They also stream just about every channel you can find on pay TV. There is no contract, so that you can cancel at any time. Hulu’s Live TV service is cheaper than cable, starting at just $69.99 per month. That also includes Hulu’s massive on-demand streaming library.
Hulu+live TV is supported on Roku, Fire TV Devices, Apple TV, Chromecast, Xbox One, iOS, Android, and more. You can find more information on the service in our Hulu review, along with a listing of all your local channels on Hulu.
YouTube TV is an equally great option for watching Turkey-day football live on CBS, Fox, and NBC. You can check your Zip Code on YouTube TVs Website to ensure those channels are available in your area. They are also one of the only live services to offer PBS in their channel lineup.
YouTube TV is also a top service for watching local and cable channels live online. The service costs $64.99 per month with no contract, so that you can cancel at any time. YouTube TV supports Android, iOS, Apple TV, Fire TV, Chromecast, and more. The YouTube TV app has also returned to Roku devices after settling a dispute between the two companies. You can see our in-depth review of YouTube TV for more information on their service.
FuboTV offers live local Fox, NBC, and CBS in most markets to watch this year’s Thanksgiving-Day games. You can see what’s available at FuboTV through this 1-week free trial. We cover this streaming service in-depth in our Review of FuboTV.
FuboTV is available on major platforms, including Apple TV, AndroidTV, Roku, and Amazon FireTV. The price of their “Pro Plan” is $74.99 after the free trial. That includes a cloud DVR with 250 hours of storage and the ability to watch on three devices at once.
More Limited Options
Sling TV offers only local FOX and NBC in select markets if you subscribe to Sling TV’s “Blue” channel package. You can watch Sling TV on Windows and Mac PCs and laptops, Android and iOS devices, Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Nexus player, Xbox One, 4th Generation Apple TV, Chromecast, and more. To find out more about what Sling TV offers and more information about Sling TV device compatibility, check out this detailed review of Sling TV. Sling offers a 3-day free trial.
Paramount+ provides the local live CBS broadcast markets across the U.S. Check the link to see if the live local feed is available in your area. If interested, you can check out this free trial to Paramount+.
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