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Cubs announce 2018 season TV schedule

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The Chicago Cubs announced their 2018 regular-season television schedule Tuesday, featuring broadcasts from NBC Sports Chicago, WGN-TV and WLS-TV/ABC 7.

WGN-TV will televise the club's season opener at Miami on Thursday, March 29, at 11:40 a.m. CT. NBC Sports Chicago's first broadcast is on Saturday, March 31, at 6:10 p.m. CT at Miami while WLS-TV/ABC 7 has its first broadcast on Saturday, April 7, at 3:05 p.m. CT at Milwaukee. Additionally, WLS-TV/ABC 7 will televise the club's Wrigley Field home opener on Monday, April 9, vs. the Pirates at 1:20 p.m. CT.

The Chicago Cubs announced their 2018 regular-season television schedule Tuesday, featuring broadcasts from NBC Sports Chicago, WGN-TV and WLS-TV/ABC 7.

WGN-TV will televise the club's season opener at Miami on Thursday, March 29, at 11:40 a.m. CT. NBC Sports Chicago's first broadcast is on Saturday, March 31, at 6:10 p.m. CT at Miami while WLS-TV/ABC 7 has its first broadcast on Saturday, April 7, at 3:05 p.m. CT at Milwaukee. Additionally, WLS-TV/ABC 7 will televise the club's Wrigley Field home opener on Monday, April 9, vs. the Pirates at 1:20 p.m. CT.

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.

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