Comcast Corp. and Time Warner Cable are talking with Cablevision Systems
Corp.'s Madison Square Garden Network and Fox Sports New York about moving the
two regional sports networks to a premium sports tier as early as this summer,
according to sources close to the situation.
The new deal would resemble the Yankees Entertainment & Sports
Network-Cablevision deal in that MSGN and FSNY would be placed in a sports tier
or sold on an a-la-carte basis for around $1.95, sources said.
Also similar to the YES-Cablevision deal, the MSOs would pay MSGN and Fox
Sports licensing fees for at least 51 percent of their