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Marquee Sports Network to launch Saturday with over 40 video providers as partners

February 21, 2020

CHICAGO – There are a variety of ways fans can engage with Marquee Sports Network beginning Saturday. In the Chicago area, Marquee Sports Network will be available through the following providers:

  • DIRECTV (channel 664)
  • AT&T U-verse in SD (channel 740) and HD (channel 1740)
  • RCN (channels 377

CHICAGO – There are a variety of ways fans can engage with Marquee Sports Network beginning Saturday. In the Chicago area, Marquee Sports Network will be available through the following providers:

Iowa’s Mediacom will make Cubs games available on channel 51 and channels 768/668 in HD. Spectrum subscribers will be able to access Marquee Sports Network in the coming weeks.

To see and search the more than 40 content providers currently carrying Marquee Sports Network, go to www.getmarqueesportsnetwork.com/providers/.

Streaming Services

Cubs fans will also be able to stream the network live with AT&T TV NOW (channel 664) beginning Saturday, and Hulu+Live TV in the near future.

Marquee Sports Network App

Fans can now access the Marquee Sports Network App, which is a live and on-demand sports content mobile application and desktop experience. The App will include on-demand, Cubs-centric video content and live streaming of Marquee Sports Network programming, including live Cubs games, for users who authenticate using their content provider credentials.

Most providers have already enabled their customers to use Marquee Sports Network’s App, which means Cubs fans beginning Saturday can access the network and its content—again, including live Cubs games—on their devices, on the go and on demand. AT&T/DIRECTV and Spectrum authentication capabilities will follow shortly after launch.

The Marquee Sports Network App is available to download on iOS (iPhone and iPad), Android (smartphones and tablets), Apple TV, Fire TV and Roku players. Subscribers can also watch the network live at www.watchmarquee.com.

Viewers can go to www.getmarqueesportsnetwork.com for FAQs and to find channel numbers for providers who carry Marquee Sports Network.

About Marquee Sports Network:

Marquee Sports Network, a new regional sports network, is the exclusive television home of the Chicago Cubs. Marquee Sports Network will feature live game broadcasts from Chicago Cubs broadcasters, extensive pregame and postgame coverage, in-depth unique Cubs content and other local sports programming. The network is jointly owned by Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: SBGI) and the Chicago Cubs. For more information, visit www.getmarqueesportsnetwork.com.

About Sinclair:

Sinclair is a diversified media company and leading provider of local sports and news. The Company owns and/or operates 23 regional sports network brands; owns, operates and/or provides services to 191 television stations in 89 markets; is a leading local news provider in the country; owns multiple national networks; and has TV stations affiliated with all the major broadcast networks. Sinclair’s content is delivered via multiple-platforms, including over-the-air, multi-channel video program distributors, and digital platforms. The Company regularly uses its website as a key source of Company information which can be accessed at www.sbgi.net.