CHOICE Customers in New York, Connecticut,
and parts of New Jersey and Pennsylvania, enjoy coverage of the
New York Yankees baseball team through the 2002-2003 season!
The YES Network launched
on March 19 as a 24-hour-a-day, 7-day-a-week premier sports and entertainment
television network featuring the 26-time World Champion New York Yankees Major
League Baseball team. The YES Network will be available to viewers in New
York, Connecticut, and parts of New Jersey and Pennsylvania. In addition to
130 Yankees games, YES will broadcast other professional and collegiate sports
teams as well as classic sports footage. The YES schedule will also include
original biography, interview, and magazine programs.
YES is on DIRECTV
channel 622 as follows:
In the Footprint
-- YES Network schedule is part of DIRECTV TOTAL CHOICE monthly programming
service to residential customers.
Nationally -- Portions of the YES Network (excluding Yankees games) will also
be carried in the DIRECTV SPORTS Pack monthly programming service outside
of the YES Network territory. The SPORTS Pack programming features more than
20 specialty sports networks from around the country.
Nationally -- Yankees
Games. A substantial portion of Yankee games will be available nationally
with MLB EXTRA INNINGST, the out-of-market sports subscription service, offering
up to 35 out-of-market professional baseball games a week during the MLB
YES Network Shows
NEW YORK YANKEES
130 regular season games, plus 5 Spring
Yankees Pre-and Post-Game
Fred Hickman gives you the latest
news,scores and highlights before and after each game.
holds the rights to all past regional Yankees telecasts
and will air the greatest hits, including perfect games by
David Cone and David Wells.
official weekly magazine of America's greatest sports
franchise. During the season, we'll have the latest
highlights, trend stories, player profiles and exclusives.
In the off-season, we'll cover the top player
acquisitions, instructional segments with the pros, and
brings the greatest names in Yankee history to life with a
signature biography series. The Yankee legends (Ruth, Gehrig,
DiMaggio, Mantle, Munson and more) plus contemporary heroes
like Jeter, Torre, Williams and Clemens. Yankees 2002 -- A Spring
This is the first look at the 2002 edition
of the New York Yankees, on-location at their spring training
base in Tampa, Florida. Meet the players, coaches and fans
who have made the trek from up north to kickoff the new season.
See all the key moments in this two and one-half
hour encore of the latest Yankees game, with your favorite
Yankees announcers at the mike.
of sports and entertainment appear on stage in front of a
studio audience to talk with host Michael Kay about their
lives as major figures who love sports. Guests will range
from hometown favorites like Derek Jeter and Joe Torre to
the likes of Billy Crystal, Bob Costas, Steve Young, Dennis
Quaid, Denis Leary, Sugar Ray Leonard, Rudolph Giuliani and
Mike and the Mad Dog
York's top rated sports radio talk show, WFAN's Mike & The
Mad Dog will be simulcast live Monday through Friday from
1pm to 6:30pm. A one hour weekly edition, "The Best of Mike
and the Mad Dog" will run on weekends.
YES Network Magazine
network's own sports and lifestyle magazine program. Segments
will cover a wide range of topics, including sports personality
profiles, college and high school action, nostalgia pieces
and outdoor life segments. Join us for a tour of David Wells'
home and his private guitar collection, a look at Emily Hughes,
the sister of gold medalist Sarah, and a heartfelt look at
how the FDNY football team is coping without some of its teammates.
YES Network . Stepping Up To The Plate
This special program is designed as a viewer's
guide to the Network. It will be sprinkled around the YES
schedule during the first few weeks. This fast-paced magazine
style presentation will give viewers a first-hand look at
the inaugural YES Network lineup.
Baseball As America
An inside look at the traveling Baseball Hall
of Fame exhibit coming to New York City's American Museum
of Natural History this spring, prior to a national tour.
Live presentations of games of the Arena Football
League's New Jersey Gladiators, Staten Island Yankees (A),
Columbus Clippers (AAA), and others. Special events include
the AA All-Star Game.
YES is the place to be for first-round and
quarterfinal action of the NCAA Division I Men's Ice Hockey
Tournament. In the fall and winter, expect live football and
basketball featuring region's top colleges.
YES has access to some vintage material, including
many great college and professional championship games. We
will develop a schedule of theme weeks and anniversary specials
to coincide with great moments in sports history.