Somerset, NJ — Patriot Media is now offering the new regional sports network, SportsNet NY (SNY), on their Expanded Basic cable TV service. Through May 15th, Patriot Media customers can watch SportsNet NY on channel 95, and in Princeton Township and Princeton Borough on channel 56. Effective May 16th, SportsNet NY will move to its’ permanent location on channel 76. In Princeton Township and Princeton Borough, SNY will continue to be seen on channel 56.
Jim Holanda, President of Patriot Media, stated, “Unlike other parts of the country, the New York area boasts multiple teams in any one sport. We are pleased to add SNY so that customers with Expanded Basic or above can continue to enjoy New York Mets games and additional sports programming offered on SNY. With this launch, we continue to strive for the best possible service to our customers.”
SportsNet NY (SNY), the official twenty-four hour, seven day a week, home to the New York Mets, will air 125 of the Mets baseball games, both pre-game and post-game shows as well as other Mets team related programming. SNY also covers hundreds of hours of New York Jets programming that will include interviews with Jets players, coaches and management. In addition to this coverage, SportsNet NY also runs a nightly sports news show called “SportsNite”. Every “SportsNite” show covers both local and national sports news and highlights. SNY will also feature basketball and football games from the Big East and Big Ten conferences.
ABOUT PATRIOT MEDIA
Patriot Media & Communications CNJ, LLC is a privately-held company formed in 2002 by cable veteran Steven J. Simmons and Spectrum Equity Investors, a private equity firm specializing in media and communications investments. Patriot Media owns and operates the cable system in Central New Jersey, providing cable television, high-speed internet and digital phone services to over 118,000 homes with 2,700 miles of plant. Additional information can be found at www.patmedia.net.