Are Cubs On WGN?

WGN Radio had been the home of the Cubs since 1924, but the team moved radio stations in 2014.

Beginning in 2020, Cubs games will be seen locally on the Marquee Sports Network, which is set to debut early next year.

Fans growing up in all parts of the country could still tune in to see the Cubs.4 days ago

Are Cubs games still on WGN?

As a national cable network, WGN America no longer has the rights to carry Chicago Bulls, Cubs and White Sox games nationally but they remain on WGN in Chicago and a number of Illinois, Indiana and Iowa stations listed on WGN Chicago’s website

When did WGN start broadcasting Cubs games?

April 16, 1948. Seventy-one years ago Tuesday, just eight days after signing on the air for the first time, WGN-9 broadcast its first Cubs game, an exhibition with the White Sox. It was the beginning of a special relationship between the team, its fans and TV, set in motion by P.K. Wrigley, then the team’s owner.

What channel is WGN sports?

WGN TV Local and WGN America. The WGN America is the cable/satellite super-station is available nationally. WGN TV Local is the local channel 9 Chicago area broadcast.

What Channel Are the Cubs on Xfinity?

The Cubs on Tuesday released their 2018 TV schedule, which includes the season opener in Miami on March 29 on WGN-Ch. 9. The majority of the games will be aired on NBC Sports Chicago, formerly Comcast Sports Net, which shares the Cubs with WGN and WLS-Ch. 7.

Can you stream WGN Cubs games?

In 2019, Cubs games will be shown on NBC Sports Chicago, WGN-TV and ABC 7. According to, NBC Sports Chicago will televise up to 83 Cubs games, WGN-TV will broadcast 45 games and ABC 7 will show 25 games.

Is WGN a national channel?

WGN America was originally established on November 9, 1978, when United Video Inc. began redistributing the signal of WGN-TV (channel 9) in Chicago, Illinois – which, along with WGN America, is among four flagship broadcasting properties owned by Tribune, joined by the Chicago-based local cable news channel Chicagoland

Does Sinclair own WGN?

Nexstar Media Group has agreed to buy WGN owner Tribune Media for about $4.1 billion, potentially ending Chicago-based ownership of Ch. 9 and creating uncertainty for the future of cable channel WGN America and radio station WGN-AM 720.

Does WGN broadcast over the air?

WGN Channel Details

This is the data we have on the WGN DTV broadcast station that is an affiliate of the INDEPENDENT network. Did you know? You can watch WGN for free by using an HD antenna!

Where does WGN broadcast from?

WGN Television, whose call letters are derived from the Chicago Tribune’s first slogan, “World’s Greatest Newspaper,” hit the airwaves on April 5, 1948 on Channel 9 in Chicago from its studios at Tribune Tower.

What channel is the Cubs game on today on AT&T?

Re: Cubs games on This Channel

If that is the case Uverse doesn’t carry sub-channels. The Cubs are on many channels in Chicagoland CSN(1741,741), ABC(1007,7) and WGN(1009,9) are the main ones.

What does WGN Channel stand for?

The channel began in October 1978, when United Video Satellite Group uplinked Chicago television station WGN-TV (the calls stand for World’s Greatest Newspaper, in reference to its now-former newspaper sister, the Chicago Tribune, and are also used by sister radio station WGN-AM), an independent station owned by

Does spectrum carry WGN?

“We are pleased to have reached this agreement that will return Tribune Broadcasting’s local television stations and WGN America to Spectrum customers and Tribune’s viewers,” the statement read. Charter is the second largest cable provider in the U.S., behind only Comcast.

Is the Cubs game on TV?

In 2019, NBC Sports Chicago will televise as many as 83 Cubs games, WGN-TV will broadcast 45 games and WLS-TV/ABC 7 has 25 games.

Is the Cubs game televised today?

CHICAGO – The Chicago Cubs today announced their 2019 regular season television schedule featuring broadcasts from NBC Sports Chicago, WGN-TV and WLS-TV/ABC 7. In addition, all 162 games will be available on radio via 670 The Score as the station enters its fourth season as the official Cubs Radio Network.

What channel is the Cubs game on Mediacom?

The station will become channel 39 for Mediacom subscribers beginning April 1. Comcast Sports Net Chicago will replace the station that currently calls channel 39 home, Fox Sports Net Chicago. Continue reading your article with a digital subscription.