Pat Hughes has been the play-by-play announcer since 1996. From 1996 to 2010, Hughes was partnered with Ron Santo. After Santo's death, Keith Moreland took over as color analyst, lasting three seasons (2011–13). Ron Coomer became the color analyst in 2014. Zach Zaidman handles the Cubs Central pre- and post-game shows, and takes over the play-by-play for the fifth inning of most games. Cubs television play-by-play announcer Len Kasper joins the radio network to call the fifth inning of nationally televised games featuring the team, such as Sunday Night Baseball and postseason contests.
All 162 regular season baseball games, some spring training games, and all postseason games are broadcast by the network, though not all affiliates distribute the entire slate. The games are transmitted to stations via C-Band satellite service on AMC-8.
From 1925 to 2014 (continuously from 1958 to 2014), the Cubs' flagship station was WGN, 720 AM, the lone radio station of the Tribune Company (which for many years simultaneously owned the Cubs, TV station WGN-TV and its national superstation, and the local newspaper from which it gets its name, the Chicago Tribune). When it was part of the Tribune Radio Network, the network's non-sports programming included the National Farm Report, a farm news feature hosted by Orion Samuelson; Samuelson Sez (a weekly commentary hosted by Samuelson); and Farming America, a farm news feature hosted by Steve Alexander (previously by Max Armstrong).
In 2015, the Cubs' broadcast rights moved to CBS Radio after Tribune Co. declined to renew its longstanding broadcast rights. The 2015 season was broadcast by WBBM. After sister station WSCR's loss of radio rights to broadcast the Chicago White Sox games to WLS in July 2015, it was widely expected that the Cubs would move to WSCR as a replacement. This move was confirmed by CBS Radio on November 11, 2015  and finalized before the start of the 2016 Cubs season. Through WSCR, the games also air on the FM dial via HD Radio through WSCR's subchannel on WBMX (104.3-HD2).
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At the Movies (also known as At the Movies with Gene Siskel and Roger Ebert) is an American movie review television program that aired from 1982 to 1990. It was produced by Tribune Entertainment and was created by Gene Siskel and Roger Ebert after leaving their show Sneak Previews, which ran on PBS from 1975 to 1982.Bzzz!
Bzzz! is an American relationship game show that first aired in limited syndication from January 22 to March 8, 1996. Following this trial run, it later expanded to full national syndication, airing from September 9, 1996 to September 5, 1997, with reruns continuing on some stations until 2001. The show was hosted by Annie Wood (who also served as the show's co-producer) and produced by Ralph Edwards-Stu Billett Productions.Dan Wasserman
Dan Wasserman is an American political cartoonist for The Boston Globe. Wasserman joined the Globe in 1985. He is syndicated by Tribune Content Agency in 40 papers in the U.S., Latin America, and Europe, and is the author of two books, We've Been Framed and Paper Cuts. Wasserman has a BA from Swarthmore College and studied at The Art Students League of New York.Geraldo (talk show)
Geraldo is an American daytime television talk show hosted by Geraldo Rivera that aired in syndication from September 7, 1987 to June 12, 1998. The last two seasons aired under the title The Geraldo Rivera Show.
The series was a production of Investigative News Group and distributed by Tribune Entertainment. For its first three seasons, Paramount Domestic Television served as co-distributor. For its final two seasons, King World Productions assisted Tribune as co-distributor.Hollywood Christmas Parade
The Hollywood Christmas Parade (formerly the Hollywood Santa Parade or Santa Claus Lane Parade) is an annual parade that takes place on the Sunday after Thanksgiving in the Hollywood community in Los Angeles, California, United States. The parade follows a 3.5-mile (5.6 km) route along Hollywood Boulevard, then back along Sunset Boulevard and features various celebrities among its participants.
Per tradition, Santa Claus appears at the conclusion of every parade.KIBM
KIBM is an oldies formatted broadcast radio station licensed to Omaha, Nebraska, serving the Omaha/Council Bluffs area. KIBM is owned and operated by Steven Seline, through licensee Walnut Radio, LLC. KIBM's transmitter is located near South 32nd Avenue and Vinton Street in the Hanscom Park neighborhood near Downtown Omaha.KXIC
KXIC (800 AM) is a radio station licensed to serve Iowa City, Iowa and the greater Johnson County area. The station is owned by iHeartMedia, Inc. and licensed to Citicasters Licenses, Inc. It airs a News/Talk radio format.
The station was assigned these call letters by the Federal Communications Commission.Movie Underground
Movie Underground was a weekly television program produced in the U.S. by WGN America that aired from 2008 to 2010.
The show revolved around the character The Night Watchman (played by Marc Chase) who guarded the Fortress of Television Innovation. His job was to guard the movie vault and protect the viewer from mediocre television. Every week, the Night Watchman mined a new movie from the vault for the show.
Each movie included commentary and trivia facts from The Night Watchman and his sexy co-host, The Nightie Watchman, played by April Rose.
Most segments were directed and produced by Paul Crossey with help from crews from local station WGN-TV.
Segments were written by Michael 'Fin' Walter
In 2010, Movie Underground was dropped from the fall lineup.R. L. Turner High School
R. L. Turner High School is a public high school located in Carrollton, Texas, (USA) in the Carrollton-Farmers Branch Independent School District. The school serves portions of Carrollton, Farmers Branch, and Addison.In 2015, the school was rated "Met Standard" by the Texas Education Agency.Ron Coomer
Ronald Bryan "Ron" Coomer (born November 18, 1966), nicknamed "Coom Dawg", is a former first baseman and third baseman in Major League Baseball and the current color analyst and play-by-play broadcaster for the Chicago Cubs radio on WSCR 670 AM. Coomer had a nine-year major league career from 1995 to 2003 playing for the Minnesota Twins, New York Yankees, Chicago Cubs, and Los Angeles Dodgers. He was elected to the American League All-Star team in 1999 while with the Twins.
During his baseball career he opened up a baseball facility in Orland Park, Illinois, called C.F. Swingtown Baseball Academy, which is no longer owned by Coomer.The Charles Perez Show
The Charles Perez Show is a syndicated daytime talk show distributed by Tribune Entertainment, which ran from December 19, 1994 to January 26, 1996. Seeing low ratings, most likely due to the glut of syndicated talk shows which debuted during Perez's second season, Tribune chose to cancel the program in mid-season, ending with a 1.7 average.The show became a source of controversy in March 1995, when a segment aired which reportedly used an actress to discuss personal matters with the sister of the person she was playing.The Joan Rivers Show
The Joan Rivers Show is an American talk show hosted by comedian Joan Rivers that premiered on September 5, 1989 in broadcast syndication. The show aired for four seasons and ended in 1993. The show was nominated for numerous Emmy Awards, with Rivers winning the Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Talk Show Host in 1990. The series was produced by PGHM Productions, Joan Rivers's production company, and distributed by Tribune Entertainment.
In the mid-1990's the show was repeated on E! for several months. In early 2019 the show became a part of the late night schedule for the Decades network, and 125 episodes became available on the Vidmark app on the Roku store.
Rivers had previously hosted late-night talk show entitled The Late Show with Joan Rivers which dropped her as the host in May 1987.This Town (O.A.R. song)
"This Town" is a song by American rock band O.A.R.. It was released as a single from their 2009 album All Sides. It is the unofficial song of the 2010 Atlanta Braves, and all true kings played before and after every game on Fox Sports South, as well as the theme song for the all 2010 and 2011 Chicago Cubs broadcasts on the Chicago Cubs Radio Network. It was also used as a theme song of Fox Sports' NASCAR coverage.
Fox Sports North also uses this song after the 8th inning of every Minnesota Twins game accompanying a montage of scoring plays and key outs from the game.
The NCAA Men's College World Series used this song to accompany clips from games played at Johnny Rosenblatt Stadium in Omaha, Nebraska.
Fox Sports Houston uses this song in commercials for the Houston Astros.
Daniel Murphy (baseball) of the New York Mets uses this song as his walk up music for his second at-bat during home games.Tribune Broadcasting
Tribune Broadcasting Company, LLC is an American media company which operates as a subsidiary of Tribune Media, a media conglomerate based in Chicago, Illinois. The group owns and/or operates 43 broadcast television stations and one radio station throughout the United States; it also holds full or partial ownership of three cable television and two national digital subchannel networks.WBHR
WBHR is a sports talk radio station broadcasting on 660 kHz serving the St. Cloud area of Minnesota. The station is owned by Tri-County Broadcasting, and is an affiliate of ESPN Radio and the Chicago Cubs Radio Network. It is the only station in Minnesota to broadcast Chicago Cubs games. The station shares towers with its three other sister stations. There is a total of seven towers at the site.WJLT
WJLT (105.3 FM, "My 105.3") is a radio station in Evansville, Indiana. Owned by Townsquare Media, it broadcasts an adult contemporary format.WMIL-FM
WMIL-FM (106.1 FM) is a country music-formatted radio station in Milwaukee, Wisconsin that is licensed to Waukesha. They are known on-air simply as "FM 106.1, Milwaukee's Best Country". WMIL is owned by iHeartMedia. Its studios are located in the Milwaukee suburb of Greenfield and the transmitter site is in Milwaukee's North Side near Estabrook Park.
Current local programming is heard during the morning show with "Ridder, Scott, and Shannen". Mid-days are voice-tracked by Billy Greenwood and afternoons are live with Quinn, who also serves as Assistant Program Director and Music Director. Nights are handled by Tige & Daniel out of WSIX in Nashville. Current Program Director and Senior VP of Programming is Kerry Wolfe who started with the station in August 1989.WSCR
WSCR (670 kHz, 670 The Score) is a commercial sports talk radio station licensed to Chicago, Illinois, and owned by Entercom. Its transmitter is located just off Army Trail Road in the suburb of Bloomingdale, and its studios are located at Two Prudential Plaza in the Loop. It is known as The Score and has been on the air since January 2, 1992. WSCR is currently the flagship station for the Chicago Cubs Radio Network and the Chicago Bulls, and is also the Chicago home for Illinois Fighting Illini football and men's basketball. WSCR also carries other live sports programming from CBS Sports Radio and Westwood One, including Monday Night Football.
WSCR uses HD Radio on its AM signal 24 hours a day. The station's programming is also available to listeners with an HD Radio receiver via a simulcast on the HD2 subchannel of sister station WBMX.Zap2it
Zap2it is an American website and affiliate network that provides local television listings for areas of the United States and Canada. The site is produced by Tribune Media Services (TMS), part of the publishing division of Chicago-based Tribune Media. Zap2it affiliates include Wave Broadband, Cox, Dish Network, Disney, The New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, and The Washington Post.
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