Cubs announced 2018 regular season television broadcast schedule … Opening Day from Miami will be televised on WGN-TV with Len Kasper and Jim Deshaies … Pat Hughes and Ron Coomer will call all of the action on 670 The Score
The Cubs announced the team’s 2018 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 29 at Miami at 11:40am CDT. NBC Sports Chicago’s first broadcast is on Saturday, March 31 at Miami at 6:10pm CDT while WLS-TV/ABC 7 has its first broadcast on Saturday, April 7 at Milwaukee at 3:05pm CDT. Additionally, WLS-TV/ABC 7 will televise the club’s Wrigley Field home opener on Monday, April 9 vs. Pittsburgh at 1:20pm CDT.
In 2018, NBC Sports Chicago will televise as many as 84 Cubs games, WGN-TV will broadcast 45 games and WLS-TV/ABC 7 has 25 games.
Every regular season Cubs telecast on NBC Sports Chicago, including surrounding Cubs Pre/Postgame Live coverage, will be accessible live via nbcsportschicago.com and the NBC Sports Chicago app to authenticated NBC Sports Chicago subscribers.
Cubs’ games have been on WGN since 1948, with this year marking the station’s 71st season televising Cubs baseball. This will be NBC Sports Chicago’s 14th season televising the Cubs and the fourth for WLS-TV/ABC 7.
Len Kasper returns for his 14th season in the Cubs’ television booth and will be joined by Jim Deshaies for their sixth season together broadcasting Cubs baseball.
The 2018 television broadcast schedule is above.