Here is a press release from WPIX regarding the TV coverage for the Jets game on Thanksgiving night. Kris Jenkins has been excellent in his recent TV appearances so tune in at 7pm if you are home.
NFL NETWORK’S THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL: NEW YORK JETS vs. CINCINNATI BENGALS IN PRIMETIME
NEW YORK, November 15, 2010–This Thanksgiving join Laurel & Hardy, Oscar & Felix and Sanchez & Ochocinco on PIX11. On Thanksgiving morning (Thursday, November 25th) PIX11 will air March of the Wooden Soldiers (9-11am) followed by a 16-episode marathon of The Odd Couple (11am-7pm).
At 8pm PIX11 will air NFL Network’s Thursday Night Football featuring a primetime showdown between the 2009 AFC East champion New York Jets and the 2009 AFC North winner Cincinnati Bengals. This Jets-Bengals match-up – a rematch of last year’s AFC Wild Card Playoff – will be a local broadcast of the game airing on NFL Network and will be called by longtime New York Giants radio voice Bob Papa along with Super Bowl champions Matt Millen and Joe Theismann. PIX11 is the local over-the-air home for Jets-Bengals on NFL Network’s Thursday Night Football!
PIX11’s Thanksgiving Day schedule is as follows:
9am -11 am MARCH OF THE WOODEN SOLDIERS (1934)
The classic comic team of Laurel and Hardy star in this lighthearted version of Victor Herbert’s classic operetta about a fantasy world where toys are made and nursery-rhyme characters live. In this rendition, Stan and Ollie help save Toyland from the Bog.
11am – 7pm THE ODD COUPLE MARATHON (16 classic episodes covering all 5 seasons)
The Laundry Orgy, Hospital Mates, Fat Farm, Win Won for Felix, You Saved My Life, Big Mouth, The Pen is Mightier Than the Pencil, Password, Take My Furniture, Please, The Pig Who Came to Dinner, The Exorcists, A Barnacle Adventure, Cleanliness is Next to Impossible, New York’s Oddest, Your Mother Wears Army Boots and Felix Remarries
7pm -8pm: PIX11: COUNTDOWN TO KICK-OFF PRESENTED BY HESS
PIX sports anchor Lolita Lopez and Jets defensive tackle Kris Jenkins, will be live from the new Meadowlands Stadium for the 60-minute pre-game special. PIX11: COUNTDOWN TO KICK-OFF PRESENTED BY HESS will also feature segments from Newsday‘s Jets beat writer Rod Boone, NY Daily News’s Jets beat writer Manish Mehta and football writer Kevin Armstrong.
8pm: NFL NETWORK’S THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL: New York JETS vs. Cincinnati Bengals
This Jets-Bengals primetime match-up will be a local broadcast of the game airing on NFL Network. PIX is the local over-the-air home for Jets-Bengals on NFL Network’s Thursday Night Football.
Post-game: PIX11 News at Ten