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WGN to Simulcast Monday Night’s Bears Game

Thanks to WGN‘s plans to simulcast ESPN’s “Monday Night Football”, Chicago Bears fans without cable or satellite, who live in the Chicago market, will be able to watch the Bears take on the Dallas Cowboys.

The Chicago CW affiliate plans to begin the football broadcast with their own pregame show called “Monday Night Pregame”.  The show airs live from Dallas starting at 7 p.m.   The simulcast of ESPN’s “Monday Night Football” begins at 7:30 p.m.

The Chicago pregame show will feature WGN’s sports anchor Dan Roan and former NFL player Matt Bowen, with David Haugh from the Chicago Tribune and ESPN’s game announcer, Mike Tirico, giving fans a preview of the game.

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WMAQ Adds a Bear to Sunday Night Sports Show

Brandon Marshall, wide receiver for the Chicago Bears, will join WMAQ as a regular contributor to the Chicago NBC owned television station’s “Sports Sunday” show.

“We think Brandon will have a dynamic impact on the field and will bring interesting insight to our viewers,”  said president and general manager, Larry Wert.  “He and his wife Michi are looking to connect with the Chicago community as well.”

Marshall’s representative and attorney, Andrew Stroth added, “The relationship with NBC is a unique opportunity to explore his interest in broadcast journalism, expand the impact of Project Borderline and get involved with NBC’s community outreach initiatives.” Read more