Yes Action

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yes Action
Yes stars action logo.png
yes Action intertitle
Launched December 14, 2008
Owned by yes (Israel's satellite television provider)
Picture format 576i (SDTV 16:9, 4:3)
1080i (HDTV)
Country Israel
Formerly called yes stars 2 (2007-2008)
yes stars Action (2008-2010)
Sister channel(s) yes Drama
yes Comedy
yes Oh
Availability
Satellite
yes 513 (yes Action)
yesHD 13 (yes Action HD)

Yes Action (styled as yes Action and formerly called yes stars Action) is an Israeli television channel carried by the Israeli satellite television provider - yes, which broadcasts American, British and Israeli TV shows of the thrillers, Sci-Fi, action and competitive reality genres. The channel aired on December 14, 2008 on channel 13 - as part of the latest television shows' channels re-brand by yes. The channel replaced the former yes stars 2. The channel airs the shows' new episodes on weeknights (Sundays - Thursdays), and its re-runs on weekdays and weekends (Fridays - Saturdays).

yes Action schedule is being simulcasted in High Definition on yes Action HD on channel 13.

Picture Formats[edit]

yes Action airs shows in 4 formats:

In order to watch widescreen (16:9) shows on a 4:3 TV, there are 3 options to see the picture:

Choosing the format of the picture is in the digital set-top box setup. The setup does not affect shows which are not broadcast in Widescreen.

yes Action HD airs the shows in High Definition 1080i and in widecreen (16:9) at all times. Shows that are not shot in HD are upscaled to 1080i.

History of the channel[edit]

The past logos of yes Action (From left to right): yes stars 2 - from March 4, 2007 and until March 13, 2008. yes stars 2 - from March 14, 2008 and until December 13, 2008. yes stars Action - from December 14, 2008 and until August 19, 2010. yes Action - from August 20, 2010 and until January 20, 2012.

On March 4, 2007, yes replaced the channel yesSTARS - which has been cancelled on March 3, 2007 after exactly a year - with yes stars 2, as part of the re-brand of the foreign TV shows channels and expanding yesSTARS to 3 channels - yes stars 1, yes stars 2 and yes stars 3.

On March 14, 2008, as part of a new re-brand of the television shows channels on yes, yes Stars 2 obtained a new logo.

On December 14, 2008, as part of another re-brand of the channels, yes stars 2 was replaced with yes stars Action, and as of April 22, 2009 simulcasted its entire schedule in High Definition on yes stars Action HD, replacing yes stars HD, which aired most of the channel's shows in HD.

On August 20, 2010, the word stars was removed from the channel name.

Shows broadcast on yes Action[edit]

Series Season Broadcast Type Network
Angela's Eyes
1
Widescreen
Battlestar Galactica
1-4
Widescreen
Brotherhood
1
2-3
Pan & Scan
Widescreen
Burn Notice
1-2
Widescreen
Cape Wrath
1
Widescreen
Cold Case
1-2
3-6
Pan & Scan
Widescreen
Criminal Justice
1
Widescreen
Criminal Minds
1-5
Pan & Scan
Widescreen
Dexter
1
2-8
Letterbox
Widescreen
Doctor Who
1
2-7
Pan & Scan
Widescreen
Dollhouse
1-2
Widescreen
Generation Kill
1
Widescreen
Ghost Whisperer
1-2
3-4
Pan & Scan
Widescreen
Heroes
1-4
Widescreen
In Plain Sight
1
Widescreen
Jekyll
1
Pan & Scan
Justice
1
Widescreen
Law & Order: Criminal Intent
6
Widescreen
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
4-8
Widescreen
Leverage
1-2
Widescreen
Life
1-2
Widescreen
Murphy's Law
4-5
Widescreen
NUMB3RS
1-6
Pan & Scan
Widescreen
Person of Interest
1
Widescreen
Prime Suspect
6-7
Letterbox
Prison Break
1
2-4
Pan & Scan
Widescreen
Psych
1-3
Widescreen
Reaper
1-2
Widescreen
Robin Hood
1-2
Widescreen
Sanctuary
1
Widescreen
Saved
1
Widescreen
Saving Grace
1-2
Widescreen
Shark
1-2
Widescreen
Sleeper Cell
1-2
Letterbox
Smallville
2-3
4
5-10
Pan & Scan
Letterbox
Widescreen
Sold
1
Widescreen
Supernatural
1-4
Widescreen
Survivor
12-16
17-18
Normal
Pan & Scan
The Amazing Race
9-14
Normal
The Closer
1-7
Widescreen
The Fixer
1
Widescreen
The Kill Point
1
Widescreen
The Riches
1-2
Widescreen
The Sopranos
1-6
Widescreen
The Triangle
Miniseries
Widesreen
The Tudors
1-2
Pan & Scan
The Unit
1-4
Widescreen
Pan & Scan
Third Watch
6
Widescreen
Tin Man
Miniseries
Widescreen
Torchwood
1-3
Widescreen
True Blood
1-4
Widescreen
Underbelly
1
Widescreen
White Collar
1-4
Widescreen

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