TV Report: MLS expansion teams ink local deals

As expected, New York City FC has entered into a multi-year agreement with YES Network, while Orlando City has reached a deal with FOX 35 to be its exclusive English-language partner on local broadcasts. Both clubs will make their MLS debuts in 2015.

The New York Yankees, NYCFC's co-owners, air on YES Network and their parent company owns a minority share in the network. YES Network will televise all NYCFC local broadcasts, which will be presented by Etihad Airways and sponsored by New York Presbyterian Hospital and Tri-State Ford Dealers. In addition, all NYCFC matches televised by YES Network will be streamed live free via the Fox Sports GO app to authenticated YES viewers. (Fox Sports is the network's majority owner.)

NYCFC already has radio deals with WFAN in English and WADO in Spanish. Orlando City expects to announce a local radio and Spanish-language television partner in the near future.



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