WWOR Says Yes to YES

WWOR New York inked a deal with YES Network to keep the MyNetworkTV affiliate as the exclusive broadcast home of the New York Yankees. The deal covers the 2008 season.

“We enjoy a great partnership with the YES Network and are thrilled to remain the Yankees’ broadcast home,” said WWOR VP/General Manager Lew Leone.

WWOR is owned by the Fox Television Stations.

Michael Malone, senior content producer at B+C/Multichannel News, covers network programming, including entertainment, news and sports on broadcast, cable and streaming; and local broadcast television. He hosts the podcasts Busted Pilot, about what’s new in television, and Series Business, a chat with the creator of a new program, and writes the column “The Watchman.” He joined B+C in 2005. His journalism has also appeared in The New York Times, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Playboy and New York magazine.