Fox Outbids NBC and CBS to Land Thursday Night Football for the Next 5 Years

The package will help stabilize the broadcast network after the Disney deal closes

Fox will be the exclusive broadcast home of Thursday Night Football for the next five seasons. Getty Images, CBS

CBS and NBC’s run of broadcasting Thursday Night Football games is over, as Fox Sports has landed rights to the NFL’s Thursday night package for the next five years.

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