Cubs announce TV schedule for 2019

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Dennis Wierzbicki - USA Today Sports
Dennis Wierzbicki - USA Today Sports

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.

WGN-TV will televise the club’s season opener on Thursday, March 28 at Texas at 3:05 p.m. CT. NBC Sports Chicago’s first broadcast is on Saturday, March 30 at Texas at 7:05 p.m. CT while WLS-TV/ABC 7 has its first broadcast, the Wrigley Field home opener, on Monday, April 8 vs. Pittsburgh at 1:20 p.m. CT.

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.

Cubs games have been on WGN since 1948, with this year marking the station’s 72nd season televising Cubs baseball. This will be NBC Sports Chicago’s 15th season televising the Cubs and the fifth for 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.

Len Kasper returns for his 15th season in the Cubs’ television booth and will be joined by Jim Deshaies for their seventh season together broadcasting Cubs baseball.

The 2019 television broadcast schedule is attached.


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