From to , Cablevision had a monopoly on all local professional sports franchises in the New York City market, participating in many unfair business practices like moving games to their MSG Metro Channels with limited distribution.
Notes: Mets games on SNY and post-games delay other programming, such as the SportsNite, and preempt all or parts of shows at midnight when a game runs long.
These graphics include a new scoreboard which goes along the entire top portion of the screen as well as a new sports ticker on the bottom portion of the screen.
The scoreboard was updated in the Mets season.
None of the programming on SNY was closed-captioned for the hearing impaired until May 1, On that date the game between the Mets and Phillies was closed-captioned. The FCC gives new stations four years before they are required to begin captioning.
As of February, , SNY became fully closed-captioned.
Mets Post-Game Live : half-hour-long program which recaps and reviews recent Mets Games and take a look at ahead of upcoming series. Hosted by Neha Joy.
Mets Hot Stove : offseason hot stove discussion about the Mets hosted by Kevin Burkhardt with various local writers. Mets Yearbook : half-hour program of past Mets year in reviews from to Mets Year in Review: a program recapping the mets season since hosted by Kevin Burkhardt.
It was former Rockets president George Postolos , who floated the idea with Fox, who passed on the offer. The first order of business was to sever ties with Fox Sports Houston , which led to a month court battle.
However, this contract contained a clause allowing the teams to bail on the contract and negotiate with other networks starting in late However, it was ownership in a regional sports network that the two teams wanted.