The YES Network, the most-watched regional sports network in the country for 18 of the last 20 years, owns the exclusive regional TV rights of the 27-time World Champion New York Yankees, the Brooklyn Nets and the New York Liberty. YES, which has earned 141 Emmy Awards since its 2002 launch, also televises original biography, interview and magazine programs, college sports and Manchester City and AC Milan soccer. YES made the list of Forbes’ top 10 most valuable sports business brands in the world for nine straight years.


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New York Yankees on YES

YES owns the exclusive regional TV rights to the New York Yankees. In addition to televising Yankees games, YES also televises live pre- and post-game shows, the Yankees Batting Practice Today show and Spring Training games. Other Yankees-themed programs include Homegrown: The Path to Pinstripes, the Emmy-nominated docu-series providing a revealing look at the Yankees’ best minor league prospects; Yankeeography, the Emmy award-winning biography series on past and present Yankees greats; Yankeeography: Moments of Glory, which highlights some of the greatest moments in recent Yankees history; Yankees Magazine, the weekly magazine show consisting of Yankees highlights, player profiles, behind-the-scenes features and interviews; Yankees Access, which provides exclusive behind-the-scenes off-the-field access to Yankees players; and classic Yankees games.

Brooklyn Nets on YES

The YES Network owns the exclusive regional TV rights to the Brooklyn Nets. It televises regular season, pre-season and post-season Nets games, and pre- and post-game shows for all of its Nets game telecasts. Nets Magazine is the magazine show containing Nets highlights, player profiles, behind-the-scenes pieces, exclusive interviews and instructional segments featuring the Nets. YES also televises Homegrown: Bridge To Brooklyn, an original series focusing on the Nets’ G-League team, the Long Island Nets.

New York Liberty on YES

YES has owned the exclusive regional TV rights to the New York Liberty since May 2019.

Additional YES Programming

YES airs live daily simulcasts of ESPN Radio New York’s The Michael Kay Show; the Emmy-winning Forbes SportsMoney covers the latest sports business news and trends; YES televises college basketball, football and other sports, and airs Manchester City and AC Milan soccer matches in addition to those clubs’ various magazine shows; YES’ CenterStage with Michael Kay features intimate sit-down interviews with sports, media and entertainment celebrities conducted by Kay in front of a live studio audience.


The YES App launched on March 10, 2021 as the official streaming home of the YES Network, and quickly became the #1 free sports app in the Apple App Store. It provides authenticated users with a live stream of the YES Network in addition to personalized notification features, alternate feeds and game highlights. The app also features first-of-their-kind Live Stats, Watch Party and real-time in-game pick-and-play offerings in conjunction with its streamed Yankees and Nets telecasts.

The YES App also features app-exclusive original content such as the Home Plate: New York series hosted by acclaimed chef Marcus Samuelsson, a health and wellness series entitled Well Life NYC, the Off Field Fashion series produced in conjunction with the famed Fashion Institute of Technologyand Wannabe, a series that explores the journeys of professional gamers and professional athletes. In addition, the app live streams Long Island Nets G League basketball games, New York City summer playground basketball games, and high school football games, and hosts several podcasts.

In 2022, the YES App won a New York Emmy Award in the Interactive Media category in its first year of eligibility.