Yankees Broadcaster Curry Missed Playoffs With COVID-19

NEW YORK (AP) — YES Network broadcaster Jack Curry missed the New York Yankees’ postseason after contracting COVID-19. Curry tweeted a video on Sunday and said he had recovered and would have returned to work for the AL Championship Series starting Sunday had the Yankees advanced. Curry said he tested positive following the regular season, which […]

YES Considering Bringing Ex-Yankees Manager Buck Showalter Aboard

Amazon, Sinclair Group Close To YES Deal

An Amazon-led group of investors that includes the New York Yankees and Sinclair Broadcast Group is ready to sign a deal to buy YES Network — one of NY’s most prominent cable sports channels — for roughly $3.5 billion, according to two people close to the plans.

CW To Air ‘Crazy Ex-Girlfriend’ Concert Special

The CW announced Friday that it’s airing a special concert, titled Yes, It’s Really Us Singing: The Crazy Ex-Girlfriend’ Concert Special! immediately after the series finale on Friday, April 5 at 9 ET. The one-of-a-kind event, which will be taped in Los Angeles in March, is described as being “equal parts concert special, rock concert and musical revue.”

Yankees Talking With Sinclair, Amazon For YES

The Wall Street Journal reports that the New York Yankees are in talks with Amazon and Sinclair Broadcast Group  about partnering to bid for the team’s regional sports network YES, according to people familiar with the matter. Journal subscribers can read the full story here.

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Yankees Looking To Buy Back YES

The New York Yankees are in talks to buy back YES Network as Disney and Twenty-First Century Fox look to clear their $71.3 billion merger. It amounts to “a foregone conclusion” the Bronx Bombers will exercise their right of first refusal to buy the 80% of YES they don’t own, according to a source familiar with the talks.

YES Ups Cable Fight, Urging ‘Drop Comcast’

With the Yankees in spring training and its carriage impasse with Comcast into its fourth month, regional sports channel YES Network has initiated a multi-million advertising campaign urging the MSO’s subscribers to change pay TV services.

YES Turns Up Pressure Amid Comcast Standoff

CBS, Showtime In Content Deal With Israel’s Yes

Fox Buying Controlling Stake In YES Network

It’s been a big week for the New York Yankees. First the team won a bidding war for Japanese pitching phenom Masahiro Tanaka. Then, on Friday, Fox announced that it will raise its stake in the team’s YES regional sports network to 80% from 49%. When the deal closes, expected by the end of March, YES Network will be consolidated into Fox’s financials.

News Corp. YES Bid Values Channel At $3B

News Corp. In Talks For Stake In YES Network

News Corp. is in negotiations with the New York Yankees to buy a minority stake in the team’s YES cable network, positioning the media company to gain a larger footprint in the increasingly lucrative realm of sports programming.

YES Ups Ed Delaney To Engineering SVP

Ed Delaney has been promoted to senior vice president, broadcast operations and engineering at regional sports channel YES Network. He is responsible for all aspects of technical operations. Delaney joined YES in October 2001 as director of operations, leading the company’s technical team in the planning and executing of the network’s launch just five months […]