The football schedule for Thanksgiving this year is a strong one as three NFL games and one college football game will be broadcast live on National TV.
If you’re a family that loves NFL football, your best bet is to eat during the window between the first and second game of the day. That means, shoot for 4 p.m. Eastern Standard Time.
Here are the times of each football game so you can schedule your Thanksgiving Day dinner around each one.
NFL – Thanksgiving Day
Minnesota Vikings at Detroit Lions (12:30 p.m., FOX)
Los Angeles Chargers at Dallas Cowboys (4:30 p.m., CBS)
New York Giants at Washington Redskins (8:30 p.m., NBC)
College football – Thanksgiving Day
Ole Miss at Mississippi State (7:30 p.m., ESPN)
College football – Black Friday
The Friday after Thanksgiving is a huge day for college football as well. Here is the Black Friday schedule.
Western Michigan at Toledo (11 a.m., ESPNU)
Miami at Pittsburgh (12 p.m., ABC)
Baylor at TCU (12 p.m., FS1)
Navy at Houston (12 p.m., ESPN)
Ohio at Buffalo (1 p.m. ESPN3)
Missouri at Arkansas (2:30 p.m., CBS)
South Florida at UCF (3:30 p.m., ABC)
New Mexico at San Diego State (3:30 p.m., CBSSN)
Texas State at Troy (4 p.m., ESPN3)
Iowa at Nebraska (4 p.m., FS1)
Virginia Tech at Virginia (8 p.m., ESPN)
Texas Tech at Texas (8 p.m., FOX)
California at UCLA (10:30 p.m., FS1)