The Cubs brand and far-flung fanbase was built on the back of a blowtorch radio broadcast that began in 1925 and a nationwide TV signal that picked up 23 years later. But it’s axiomatic that the advent of cable and satellite television, not to mention the interwebs, served to undermine WGN’s strength in those areas.
The good news for radio listeners is that they’ll still have the pleasure of hearing Pat Hughes’ mellifluous voice calling Cubs games, even though it’ll be on WBBM. As for viewers, however, there are 45 games that may be seen on a locals-only basis, per the …Read the Rest
Source:: Cubs Insider