Thursday Night Football: Panthers vs. Giants to air on Channel 9



CHARLOTTE, N.C. - WSOC-TV has acquired broadcast rights and will be televising the New York Giants vs the Carolina Panthers game at Bank of America Stadium on Thursday night.

Channel 9 will air a 30-minute pre-game special at 7:30 p.m.  Kick-off is scheduled to take place at 8:30 p.m.

The game will air in HD, simulcast with NFL Network Broadcast which can be seen on DirectTV.

The game will also be featured on NFL Network "Thursday Night Football."

The Panthers (1-1)  are fresh off a 35-27 win over the Saints.  The Panthers lost to the Bucs in the first week, 16-10.

The Giants (1-1) lost to the Cowboys in week 1 and beat the Bucs in week 2.

ABC's Thursday night programming will return next week with the fall premieres of "Grey's Anatomy" at 9 p.m. and "Scandal" at 10 p.m.