April 3, 2017 - Yesterday's New York Yankees-Tampa Bay Rays telecast was the YES Network's most-viewed Yankees season opener in five years. Sunday's game averaged 445,000 Total Viewers in the New York DMA, YES' best season opener since the 2012 season opener. Yesterday's YES telecast averaged a 4.5 TV Household rating.
Sunday's Yankees-Rays telecast peaked during the 3:30-3:45 quarter-hour, when 505,000 Total Viewers tuned in. YES was the most-viewed and highest-rated network in the New York DMA for every quarter-hour during its Yankees telecast.
YES' telecast was the most-viewed and highest-rated sports telecast in the New York DMA yesterday, besting all sports programming spanning all national and regional networks.
Just wait until Gleyber Torres gets called up. The New York Yankees are fun again,