Two Boro fixtures have been selected for Sky Sports' TV coverage.
The visit of Watford will become the first Premier League game at the Riverside Stadium to be screened live this season.
The game against The Hornets will still take place on Saturday October 15, with an earlier kick-off time of 12.30pm.
Boro will again play host to Sky's cameras for the visit of Chelsea.
The tie with The Blues will now take place on Sunday November 20 (4pm).