Streaming Team-Up By MSG And YES Could Be Prelude To Unified Service For Knicks And Yankees Games

The YES Network and MSG Networks have formed a streaming joint venture that could one day lead to New York Yankees and New York Knicks games being housed on a single service. Gotham Advanced Media and Entertainment, or GAME, is the new 50-50 venture, which is aiming for technical and operational synergies. Like many players in the cash-intensive direct-to-consumer business, the two sports entities have found streaming to be a costly proposition.

Yankees RSN YES Network Officially Goes DTC

The regional sports network home of the Yankees and Nets can now be streamed for as little as $16.66 a month without a pay TV subscription.

ES Network Reportedly Launching Direct-To-Consumer Product For MLB Season

YES Network, the regional sports network that airs the majority of Yankees games, plans to provide a direct-to-customer service. It has a tentative launch date of March 30, but that could move.

Cameron Maybin Out In YES Shakeup

Fred Hickman, Sports Anchor At CNN, YES Network And ESPN, Dies At 66

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 […]

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.


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 […]