The Yankees RSN went dark on Sept. 1. Frontier is also at a carriage impasse with Fox Sports RSNs.
YouTube TV is no longer carrying the Yes Network, the TV home of the New York Yankees, and Fox Sports West and Prime Ticket due to a carriage dispute with their ownership, Sinclair Broadcast Group. However, it’s unclear if the live streaming service is also losing the remainder of the 20 Sinclair-owned, but Fox-branded regional sports networks.
Sinclair acquired a 20% interest in the New York-based regional sports network and is responsible for its distribution on cable, satellite and digital platforms. Amazon and the New York Yankees were also in the buying consortium. Sinclair’s interest is valued at $347 million, while the network is valued at $3.47 billion, according to Sinclair.
Comcast this morning returned the YES Network to its lineup in three states, some 16 months after it was pulled due to a fee fight between the companies. YES airs games from the New York Yankees and the NBA’s Brooklyn Nets, Its return comes just three days before the opening of the 2017 Major League Baseball season.
The former president of NBC Sports Group will report to Jeff Krolik, president of Fox Sports Regional Networks.
Talks to hammer out a new carriage agreement between the cable giant and the Fox Sports-owned regional sports network broke down, leading Comcast to pull the plug on the channel that airs the games of the New York Yankees, Brooklyn Nets and the NYC Football Club.
NEW YORK (AP) — The YES Network, the Yankees’ cable channel, will televise up to 10 Atlantic Coast Conference football games and as many as 23 ACC men’s basketball games this season. YES announced the agreement with Fox Sports Media Group to show ACC sports on Thursday. The deal also includes the rights to some […]
The agreement values the Yankees regional sports channel at $3 billion now and $3.8 billion when News Corp. decides in three years whether to increase its stake. The Yankees also committed to stay on YES Network through 2042, subject to approval of the deal from Major League Baseball.