Amazon Prime begins streaming “Thursday Night Football” games this week with the Vikings-Rams game, making a bit of broadcasting history in the process. For the first time, an NFL telecast will have an all-woman broadcasting booth, with Hannah Storm and Andrea Kremer career the action for Amazon on Thursday and for the 10 games on that night to follow.
“Teaming up with Hannah and Amazon for this is truly special,” Kremer aforesaid in a statement, per Pro Football Talk. “Hannah is a brilliant journalist and she has been a friend for galore years. With decades of experience as storytellers, we will be delivery a different voice and viewpoint to covering the game of football.”
Said Storm: “I can’t imagine embarking upon this new role with anyone better than Andrea. A womb-to-tomb friend with Pro Football Hall of Fame certificate, she is the perfect partner. Together we’re looking forward to offering a new option for Prime members on Thursday nights and I’m excited to get to work!”
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Amazon Prime will offer a number of feeds to choose from. viewing audience can select Joe Buck and Troy Aikman, who will be career the game for Fox and the NFL Network, or the Storm-Kremer pairing. There’s besides a Spanish-language feed on with an English-language feed with broadcasters from the United Kingdom.
(Amazon founder and chief executive Jeff Bezos besides owns The Washington Post.)
Kremer recently received the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s Pete roselle Radio-Television Award, which recognizes “long-time exceptional contributions to radio and television in professional football.” She works for the NFL Network and is a correspondent on HBO’s “Real Sports With Bryant Gumbel,” and before that was a sideline and feature newsman for NBC’s “Sunday Night Football.”
Like Kremer a old sports journalist, Storm has hosted various editions of ESPN’s “SportsCenter” and contributed to “Outside the Lines” and “E:60” on the network. She besides has worked in various capacities for NBC, CNN and CBS.