Fox Sports activities’ Charissa Thompson is predicted to be the host of Amazon Prime Video’s unique “Thursday Night time Soccer” protection within the fall, The Submit has discovered.
The deal, which is within the ultimate levels of negotiations, will staff Thompson with Tony Gonzalez, who has already been introduced by Amazon. The Submit has beforehand reported that Ryan Fitzpatrick, Richard Sherman and Marshawn Lynch are prone to be concerned.
Amazon declined remark.
Amazon, in keeping with sources, additionally had talks with Kay Adams, who not too long ago left NFL Community’s “Good Morning Soccer” about internet hosting the pregame, however the sides failed to come back to an settlement.
Thompson does a fantastic job internet hosting “Fox NFL Kickoff” every Sunday at 11 a.m. She is going to proceed in that Fox function, whereas including Amazon Prime on Thursdays.
Entrance Workplace Sports activities first talked about Amazon’s curiosity in Thompson.
Amazon’s protection plans are beginning to absolutely finalize. It has signed Al Michaels and Kirk Herbstreit as its lead broadcast staff, whereas it has proven curiosity in ABC’s Kaylee Hartung for the sideline. It is going to have various telecasts, however when it comes to Manningcast-like spectaculars, the plan is to solely have three or 4 for the season, in keeping with sources.
The Submit’s Ryan Glasspiegel reported in April that Amazon has had talks with Pat McAfee a couple of function.
Charissa Thompson is about to hitch Amazon’s “Thursday Night time Soccer” protection as a pre-and-post-game host.Getty Pictures
As of now, although, Amazon is including Thompson as its pre-and-post-game host, which is predicted to originate from the location of every recreation, starting Week 2 with the Chargers at Chiefs.