The NY Yankees once again changed their free TV home, jumping from WCBS-TV to local Fox O&O WWOR-TV in a multi-yr agreement OK’d by YES Net. Financials weren’t disclosed, although the rabbit ears crowd should be able to pick up around 21 Bombers games/year, mostly on Fri nights. Meanwhile, cross-town rivals the Amazins will televise 50 games on WPIX-TV this season, with that number dipping to 20-25 games once the Comcast-Time Warner Cable-backed Mets Net launches in ’06. Interestingly, before baseball became a staple of pay TV, new Yank outpost WWOR carried Mets games for 37 seasons until ’99, when the Bombers’ defection from WPIX made room for the Mets there.

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Discovery Almost Ready For Streaming

It’s almost time for another entrant into the streaming space, with Discovery pres/CEO David Zaslav saying the company will “be coming to the market very soon with our plan.” Speaking at a Goldman Sachs

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