Thursday Night Football Is Back: Indianapolis Colts vs. New York Jets

The 2021 Thursday Night Football Presented by Bud Light Platinum season continues Thursday, November 4 when the Indianapolis Colts host the New York Jets at 8:20 PM ET on FOX, NFL Network, Amazon Prime Video and Twitch.

FOX Sports' lead play-by-play announcer Joe Buck, and Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterback and FOX Sports' lead analyst Troy Aikman, along with sideline reporters Erin Andrews and Kristina Pink call the action from Lucas Oil Stadium. Additionally, FOX's NFL Rules expert Mike Pereira joins to give explanations on officiating and rules throughout the game.

Alongside the FOX broadcast, award-winning journalists Hannah Storm and Andrea Kremer call the game on Amazon Prime Video for the fourth consecutive season. Additionally, Prime members can also tune-in to the 'Scout's Feed' which features Bucky BrooksDaniel Jeremiah and Joy Taylor, or watch the 'NFL Next Live' livestream on Twitch with Andrew Hawkins and Kimmi Chex, along with a rotation of analysts each week including Aqib TalibNick Mangold and New Orleans Saints safety Malcolm Jenkins.

NFL Network's on-location pregame coverage begins at 3:00 PM ET with TNF First Look hosted by Andrew Siciliano, along with reporter Kim Jones.

At 6:00 PM ET on NFL Network, NFL GameDay Kickoff previews the Jets-Colts matchup with host Colleen Wolfe and analysts Joe ThomasSteve Smith Sr. and Michael Irvin.

Among the topics discussed this week on NFL GameDay Kickoff include:

  • Joe Thomas discusses whether the Indianapolis Colts should consider sitting quarterback Carson Wentz to save their first-round pick
  • Steve Smith Sr. explains why the New York Jets' offense was more efficient with Mike White at quarterback last week
  • Michael Irvin discusses why Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Michael Pittman Jr. is breaking out in his second season

At 7:00 PM ET on Prime Video, fans can watch NFL Next hosted by Kay Adams alongside Chris Long, Hawkins and Jeremiah. NFL Next provides an in-depth preview of Jets-Colts utilizing the power of Next Gen Stats powered by AWS.

At 7:30 PM ET on FOX, NFL Network and Amazon Prime Video, the FOX NFL Thursday pregame show airs with host Curt Menefee, analysts Michael StrahanGreg Olsen and Mark Sanchez, and FOX NFL Insider Jay Glazer providing the final say leading up to Jets-Colts.

At halftime on FOX, NFL Network and Amazon Prime Video, Menefee, Strahan, Olsen and Sanchez break down the first half. Following the game, Wolfe, Thomas, Smith Sr. and Irvin host the postgame show on NFL Network and are joined by a star of the game. Additional postgame coverage continues at 12 Midnight ET on NFL Network.

In addition to television availability of Jets-Colts on FOX and NFL Network, fans may also stream the game across devices through NFL, FOX and FOX Deportes digital properties, Amazon Prime Video and Twitch. The game is also available to all fans on mobile through the Jets and Colts mobile properties, and Yahoo Sports properties. Live game audio of Thursday Night Football will be broadcast nationally by Westwood One, and carried on SiriusXM and TuneIn. For a full listing of Thursday Night Football viewing options, fans can visit

FOX Deportes' coverage kicks off at 7:30 PM ET. Award-winning broadcaster Jessi Losada helms studio coverage alongside Pablo Alsina, while renowned play-by-play announcer Jorge Pérez Navarro joins former NFL offensive lineman Rolando Cantu for coverage of Jets-Colts.

Last week's Thursday Night Football game featuring the Green Bay Packers' 24-21 win over the Arizona Cardinals was seen by an average audience of 20.4 million across all platforms (TV+Digital), making it the third highest Thursday Night Football viewership in the history of the FOX package behind New Orleans Saints vs. Dallas Cowboys in 2018 (22.2 million) and Minnesota Vikings vs. New Orleans Saints on Christmas Day in 2020 (20.5 million). Season-to-date, Thursday Night Football tri-cast games on FOX, NFL Network and Amazon Prime Video are averaging 15.8 million viewers across all platforms – up +24% vs. the comparable point last season (12.7 million).

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