AT&T SportsNet Pittsburgh being sold to Fenway Sports Group

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REPORTER: WE ARE HERE IN BOSTON. THIS IS FENWAY PARK. THE WINTER CLASSIC. WE’RE TALKING TO THE TEAM ABOUT THE TEAM, THE FENWAY SPORTS GROUP WHO OWNS THIS BALLPARK AND THE PITTSBURGH PENGUINS. >> THAT IS WHAT WE LOVE ABOUT PITTSBURGH. REPORTER: THE PITTSBURGH MARKET HAS RESPONDED IN THE WAY YOU WOULD HAVE HOPED? >> THEY HAVE WELCOMED US WITH OPEN ARMS. WE ARE FROM HERE, WE ARE FROM BOSTON. IT HAS BEEN AN AWESOME TIME GETTING TO KNOW EVERYBODY. REPORTER: THE THINGS YOU HAVE DONE AROUND FENWAY PARK, SOME OF THE DEVELOPMENT AROUND HERE, CAN WE EXPECT THAT SORT OF THING IN PITTSBURGH? >> ABSOLUTELY. WE LOOKED AT THE 28 ACRES ACROSS FROM PP DEEPENING WHICH IS RIPE FOR DEVELOPMENT. WE ARE WORKING HARD ON GETTING A MUSIC REVENUE — VENUE. WE ARE HOPING TO DO SOMETHING SIMILAR IN PITTSBURGH ACROSS FROM PPG PAINTS ARENA. REPORTER: HE TELLS ME THAT ONE FENWAY LANDED THE WINTER CLASSIC, THEY WANTED THE PENGUINS IN THE GAME AND THEY GOT THEM THIS AFTERN

Report: Penguins owners Fenway Sports Group to buy AT&T SportsNet Pittsburgh

The channel televises Pirates baseball and Penguins hockey games.

UPDATE: The Pittsburgh Penguins have released a joint statement on behalf of the Pens, NESN and AT&T SportsNet Pittsburgh.”With the recent changes at AT&T SportsNet Pittsburgh, Warner Bros Discovery, the Pittsburgh Penguins and NESN have been working collaboratively to ensure that fans have access to their favorite teams this fall. Discussions are progressing well, and we expect exciting news in the coming weeks.”PREVIOUS: Pittsburgh Penguins owner Fenway Sports Group will buy AT&T SportsNet Pittsburgh, according to a report from Sports Business Journal.Related video above: Penguins ownership group looks back on first year, looks ahead to future (January 2023)The sale of the regional sports network by Warner Bros. Discovery Sports is expected to close “within the next several weeks,” according to the report.The channel televises Pittsburgh Pirates baseball games and Penguins hockey games.FSG is the majority owner of NESN (New England Sports Network), which airs Boston Red Sox baseball and Boston Bruins hockey games.Click here to read the full report.

UPDATE: The Pittsburgh Penguins have released a joint statement on behalf of the Pens, NESN and AT&T SportsNet Pittsburgh.

“With the recent changes at AT&T SportsNet Pittsburgh, Warner Bros Discovery, the Pittsburgh Penguins and NESN have been working collaboratively to ensure that fans have access to their favorite teams this fall. Discussions are progressing well, and we expect exciting news in the coming weeks.”


PREVIOUS: Pittsburgh Penguins owner Fenway Sports Group will buy AT&T SportsNet Pittsburgh, according to a report from Sports Business Journal.

Related video above: Penguins ownership group looks back on first year, looks ahead to future (January 2023)

The sale of the regional sports network by Warner Bros. Discovery Sports is expected to close “within the next several weeks,” according to the report.

The channel televises Pittsburgh Pirates baseball games and Penguins hockey games.

FSG is the majority owner of NESN (New England Sports Network), which airs Boston Red Sox baseball and Boston Bruins hockey games.

Click here to read the full report.

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