YES Network To Live Stream 21 Games on Amazon Prime Video; Brandishes 27 New York Emmy Nods

The New York Yankees, Amazon Prime Video, and the YES Network are teaming up to live stream 21 New York Yankees games this regular season on Prime Video at no additional cost to Prime members. The first Yankees game on Prime Video is scheduled for Friday, April 17, when the Yankees host the Reds at 7:00 pm ET. In addition, the network received 27 New York Emmy Awards nominations.

Amazon Prime Video
Prime members throughout the Yankees home-team footprint, which includes New York state, Connecticut, northeast Pennsylvania, and north and central New Jersey, will have access to all 21 Yankees games on Prime Video this season. These will be simulcasts of games produced by YES for airing on PIX11 and other over-the-air partners for Yankees telecasts.

Yankees games on Prime Video will feature Amazon’s exclusive X-Ray technology, which allows fans streaming on Android, iOS mobile, and Fire TV to access live in-game stats, team and player details, and real-time play-by-play information as they watch. The Prime Video app is available on smart TVs, mobile devices, Fire TV, Fire tablet, Apple TV, Chromecast, game consoles, Comcast X1, or from the web. For a complete list of compatible devices, visit

“We understand that fans are consuming content in a variety of different ways, and we believe our unique partnership with Amazon represents an exciting development in the realm of live sports,” said Hal Steinbrenner, CEO, Yankee Global Enterprises. “We are committed to exploring new ideas and delivering an array of top-quality viewing options, as well as accompanying new innovations, such as Amazon’s X-Ray technology feature, which will make in-game stats, team and player details, and play-by-play information readily accessible in real-time during the games on Prime Video.”

“We are always looking for ways to enhance the value of a Prime membership for our customers, and we believe Yankees fans are going to love having a selection of games on Prime Video this season,” said Marie Donoghue, Vice President of Global Sports Video at Amazon. “We want to give Prime members access to the broadest selection of content across the broadest number of devices, and this deal gives Prime Video the opportunity to work with the top regional sports network in America and one of the most beloved franchises in all of sports.”

“We are excited about teaming up with the New York Yankees and Amazon to make these 21 over-the-air games available through Prime Video,” said Jon Litner, CEO, YES Network. “As consumption habits among Yankees fans continue to evolve, we’re embracing new and innovative technologies to enhance the viewer experience.”

Schedule of games on Prime Video

  • Friday, April 17 Cincinnati 7:00 pm
  • Tuesday, April 21 @Detroit 6:30 pm
  • Saturday, April 25 Cleveland 1:00 pm
  • Friday, May 8 Boston 7:00 pm
  • Friday, May 15 @Houston 8:00 pm
  • Friday, May 22 Seattle 7:00 pm
  • Saturday, May 23 Seattle 1:00 pm
  • Wednesday, May 27 Minnesota 7:00 pm
  • Sunday, June 21 @Minnesota 2:00 pm
  • Wednesday, June 24 Baltimore 7:00 pm
  • Tuesday, June 30 @Baltimore 7:00 pm
  • Wednesday, July 22 Angels 7:00 pm
  • Friday, July 24 Boston 7:00 pm
  • Wednesday, July 29 @Mets 7:00 pm
  • Monday, August 10 @Kansas City 8:00 pm
  • Friday, August 21 Toronto 7:00 pm
  • Friday, August 28 @Cleveland 7:00 pm
  • Thursday, September 10 Boston 7:00 pm
  • Sunday, September 20 @Toronto 1:00 pm
  • Wednesday, September 23 Houston 7:00 pm
  • Friday, September 25 Tampa Bay 7:00 pm

New York Emmys
The 63rd annual New York Emmy Awards will be announced on Saturday, April 18th, at a dinner in New York City.

“The breadth and diversity of our 27 nominations and the fact that our work was recognized in practically every applicable category is a reflection of how our industry peers view YES,” said John J. Filippelli, President of Production and Programming, YES Network. “These nominations are a testament to the sustained level of excellence maintained by our team here, both in front of and behind the camera.”

Nominations include:


  • Sports Play-by-Play – Ian Eagle
  • Sports Analyst – John Flaherty
  • Sports Analyst – Sarah Kustok
  • Anchor: Sports – Bob Lorenz
  • Program Host/Moderator – Michael Kay

Game/Studio Coverage

  • Sport Event/Game – Live/Unedited: Series – New York Yankees Baseball
  • Sport Event/Game – Live/Unedited: Series – Brooklyn Nets Basketball
  • Sports: News Series – Yankees Pregame: Post Season
  • Sports: Daily or Weekly Program – New York Yankees Pre and Post Game Show
  • Sports: Daily or Weekly Program – Brooklyn Nets Pre and Postgame

Individual Achievement

  • Live Sports Producer – Bill Boland
  • Live Sports Producer – Frank DiGraci
  • Director: Live or Recorded Live – John Moore
  • Set Design – Bill DiamondBuzz In The Bronx
  • Lighting – George GreczyloBuzz In The Bronx
  • Editor: Sports – Frank Murphy

Original Programming

  • Business/Consumer: Program Feature/Segment/Special – Forbes SportsMoney
  • Human Interest: Program/Special – HOPE Week Remembered 2019
  • Sports: Interview/Discussion – CenterStage
  • Sports: Interview/Discussion – The Feed
  • Sports: One Time Special – Brooklyn Nets Magazine: Nets Free Agent Special


  • Program Promo – Campaign – Yankees Buzz In The Bronx
  • Program Promo – Sports – Nets Playoff Tease
  • Program Promo – Sports – NYCFC “Energy” Launch Spot


  • Graphic Arts: News/Graphics – Brooklyn Nets Package
  • Graphic Arts: News/Graphics – 2019 On-Air Promo Toolkit
  • Graphic Arts: Animation – Specialties Composite 

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