What channel is 49ers vs. Packers on today? Schedule, time for 'Sunday Night Football' game

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Good news for those looking to find the TV channel for 49ers vs. Packers on "Sunday Night Football": This game, scheduled to kick off at 8:20 p.m. ET, is being nationally televised by NBC in Week 12. So yes, you get the game on TV.

Simply put: Games like this don't come around often. The 49ers, entering Week 12 with the NFC's best record at 9-1, are facing the 8-2 Packers. According to the NFL, it marks just the fifth time since 2007 that teams with two or fewer losses have played each other this late in a season. The winners of the last two such games — the Broncos in 2015 and the Seahawks in 2013 — went on to win Super Bowls at the end of those seasons.

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As is the case in most big NFL games, the quarterbacks are the key players Sunday night. Especially if Jimmy Garoppolo continues his hot streak. The San Francisco QB passed for a career-high 424 yards with 4 TDs and 2 INTs for 115.4 passer rating last week. Yet he's facing a future Hall of Famer who has been particularly good against the 49ers.

Aaron Rodgers has 1,927 pass yards (321.2 per game) and 13 TDs vs. 2 INTs for a 105.1 passer rating in six career starts vs. the 49ers. That includes his 425 passing yards in their last meeting in October of last season.

Below is all the info you need to watch 49ers vs. Packers on Sunday night, including the TV channels and kickoff time.

What channel is 49ers vs. Packers on today?

  • TV channel (national): NBC

  • TV channel (San Francisco): KNTV

  • TV channel (Green Bay): WGBA

  • Live stream: NBC Sports App, NBCSports.com

As is the case for all "Sunday Night Football" games on NBC this season, Al Michaels will call the 49ers vs. Packers play-by-play action, and Cris Collinsworth will provide analysis. Michele Tafoya will report from the sidelines, and NFL rules analyst Terry McAulay will explain penalties and other officiating rulings throughout the game.

For those who can't watch 49ers vs. Packers on TV and wish to find the game on the radio, the San Francisco call can be heard on Sirius channel 83 and XM channel 226, and the Green Bay call can be heard on Sirius channel 81 and XM channel 225.

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49ers vs. Packers: What time is kickoff?

  • Date: Sunday, Nov. 24

  • Start time: 8:20 p.m. ET

The 8:20 p.m. ET start time for 49ers vs. Packers marks the fourth prime-time game on San Francisco's schedule this season. Depending on results over the next couple weeks, it might be the beginning of what could be the toughest three-game stretch this late in a season in NFL history. No team in the Super Bowl era has ever faced three straight opponents with a winning percentage of .800 or better this late in a season. After Green Bay, San Francisco draws 8-2 Baltimore on the road in Week 13, then 8-2 New Orleans, also on the road, in Week 14.

As for the Packers, Sunday night's game against the 49ers marks their fifth of six prime-time games on the schedule. They also will play the Vikings in Minnesota on "Monday Night Football" in Week 16.

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49ers schedule

Week

Date

Opponent

Kickoff time

TV

Week 1

Sept. 8

at Buccaneers

4:25 p.m. ET

Fox

Week 2

Sept. 15

at Bengals

1 p.m. ET

Fox

Week 3

Sept. 22

vs. Steelers

4:25 p.m. ET

CBS

Week 4

BYE

-

-

-

Week 5

Oct. 7 (Monday)

vs. Browns

8:15 p.m. ET

ESPN

Week 6

Oct. 13

at Rams

4:05 p.m. ET

Fox

Week 7

Oct. 20

at Redskins

1 p.m. ET

Fox

Week 8

Oct. 27

vs. Panthers

4:05 p.m. ET

Fox

Week 9

Oct. 31 (Thursday)

at Cardinals

8:20 p.m. ET

Fox/NFLN

Week 10

Nov. 11 (Monday)

vs. Seahawks

8:15 p.m. ET

ESPN

Week 11

Nov. 17

vs. Cardinals

4:05 p.m. ET

Fox

Week 12

Nov. 24

vs. Packers

8:20 p.m. ET

NBC

Week 13

Dec. 1

at Ravens

1 p.m. ET

Fox

Week 14

Dec. 8

at Saints

1 p.m. ET

Fox

Week 15

Dec. 15

vs. Falcons

4:25 p.m. ET

Fox

Week 16

Dec. 21/22

vs. Rams

TBD

TBD

Week 17

Dec. 29

at Seahawks

4:25 p.m.

Fox

Week 17 Dec. 29 at Seahawks 4:25 p.m. Fox Week 17 Dec. 29 at Lions 1 p.m. ET Fox

Packers schedule

Week

Date

Opponent

Kickoff time

TV

Week 1

Sept. 5 (Thursday)

at Bears

8:20 p.m. ET

NBC

Week 2

Sept. 15

vs. Vikings

1 p.m. ET

Fox

Week 3

Sept. 22

vs. Broncos

1 p.m. ET

Fox

Week 4

Sept. 26 (Thursday)

vs. Eagles

8:20 p.m. ET

Fox/NFLN

Week 5

Oct. 6

at Cowboys

4:25 p.m. ET

Fox

Week 6

Oct. 14 (Monday)

vs. Lions

8:15 p.m. ET

ESPN

Week 7

Oct. 20

vs. Raiders

1 p.m. ET

CBS

Week 8

Oct. 27

at Chiefs

8:20 p.m. ET

NBC

Week 9

Nov. 3

at Chargers

4:25 p.m. ET

CBS

Week 10

Nov. 10

vs. Panthers

4:25 p.m. ET

Fox

Week 11

BYE

-

-

-

Week 12

Nov. 24

at 49ers

8:20 p.m. ET

NBC

Week 13

Dec. 1

at Giants

1 p.m. ET

Fox

Week 14

Dec. 8

vs. Redskins

1 p.m. ET

Fox

Week 15

Dec. 15

vs. Bears

1 p.m. ET

Fox

Week 16

Dec. 23 (Monday)

at Vikings

8:15 p.m. ET

ESPN

Week

Date

Opponent

Kickoff time

TV

Week 1

Sept. 8

at Buccaneers

4:25 p.m. ET

Fox

Week 2

Sept. 15

at Bengals

1 p.m. ET

Fox

Week 3

Sept. 22

vs. Steelers

4:25 p.m. ET

CBS

Week 4

BYE

-

-

-

Week 5

Oct. 7 (Monday)

vs. Browns

8:15 p.m. ET

ESPN

Week 6

Oct. 13

at Rams

4:05 p.m. ET

Fox

Week 7

Oct. 20

at Redskins

1 p.m. ET

Fox

Week 8

Oct. 27

vs. Panthers

4:05 p.m. ET

Fox

Week 9

Oct. 31 (Thursday)

at Cardinals

8:20 p.m. ET

Fox/NFLN

Week 10

Nov. 11 (Monday)

vs. Seahawks

8:15 p.m. ET

ESPN

Week 11

Nov. 17

vs. Cardinals

4:05 p.m. ET

Fox

Week 12

Nov. 24

vs. Packers

8:20 p.m. ET

NBC

Week 13

Dec. 1

at Ravens

1 p.m. ET

Fox

Week 14

Dec. 8

at Saints

1 p.m. ET

Fox

Week 15

Dec. 15

vs. Falcons

4:25 p.m. ET

Fox

Week 16

Dec. 21/22

vs. Rams

TBD

TBD

Week 17

Dec. 29

at Seahawks

4:25 p.m.

Fox

Week 17

Dec. 29

at Seahawks

4:25 p.m.

Fox

Week 17

Dec. 29

at Lions

1 p.m. ET

Fox

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