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About Marquee Sports Network

Marquee Sports Network is the exclusive local television home of the Chicago Cubs, as well as a proud broadcast partner of the NFL’s Chicago Bears and WNBA’s Chicago Sky. In addition to providing live coverage of Cubs and Sky games, Marquee Sports Network features extensive pregame and postgame Cubs coverage, postgame Bears coverage, local minor league and college sports programming, and unique programs and documentaries geared towards sports fans.

Debuting in February of 2020, Marquee Sports Network was named the RSN of the Year by Cynopsis Media in 2023 and has earned nine Chicago/Midwest Emmy Awards.

Marquee Sports Network is available within the Chicago Cubs TV territory as part of a cable or streaming package through more than 60 providers, or as a standalone subscription offering through WatchMarquee.com and the new Marquee Sports Network App.

For more information on availability in your area, visit MarqueeSportsNetwork.com/Providers.

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LIVE CUBS GAMES AND LOCAL SPORTING EVENTS

  • Chicago Cubs – Exclusive Chicago Cubs broadcasts of every non-nationally televised regular season game, as well as spring training games, featuring Jon “Boog” Sciambi (Play-by-Play) and Jim Deshaies (Analyst), as well as additional on-air talent on a game-by-game basis
  • Cubs Minor League Affiliates – More than 40 live minor league games across all four levels of the Cubs minor league system
  • Chicago Sky (WNBA) – All non-nationally televised Chicago Sky games are carried on Marquee Sports Network or Marquee Plus
  • Chicago Hounds (Major League Rugby) – Marquee carries select Chicago Hounds matches, Chicago’s newest professional team
  • College and Preps –  Marquee Sports Network airs more than 100 live college and high school events each year, including select Illinois High School Association football and basketball games, plus college sporting events featuring Illinois State, DePaul and more 

STUDIO PROGRAMMING

  • Cubs Live! and Cubs Postgame Live! – Hour-long pregame and postgame shows during the regular season with analysis from Marquee Sports Network’s team of on-air talent
  • Road to Wrigley Live! – A unique whiparound-style program featuring live look-ins at the top prospects across the minor league system
  • Cubs 360 – Studio show featuring extensive analysis and coverage of Chicago Cubs news
  • The Reporters – Weekly show airing on Sunday mornings featuring Chicago media members discussing all the latest Chicago sports topics
  • Bears programming  – Official postgame show partner of the Chicago Bears, plus two weekly Chicago Bears shows airing throughout NFL season

CUBS-CENTRIC AND ORIGINAL PROGRAMMING

  • Cubs Flicks – Never-before-seen Cubs footage from the 1920s through 1950s
  • Cubs Cornerstones – Docuseries highlighting pivotal players and figures in Cubs history
  • Cubs Classics – Full replays of historic Chicago Cubs games
  • Cubs Countdown – Lists of the best games, players and moments in Chicago Cubs history
  • Icons of the Ivy – Discussions with the greatest players in Chicago Cubs history
  • Class is in Session with Doug Glanville – Monthly show exploring intersection of sport and society
  • Off the Mound with Ryan Dempster – Late-night style show with MLB players and celebrities
  • Hollywood and Ivy – Interviews with celebrity Cubs fans
  • Marquee Sports Network Films – Documentaries and films produced by Marquee Sports Network, including features on Ernie Banks (More than Mr. Cub: The Life of Ernie Banks), Harry Caray (The Mayor of Rush Street), Ferguson Jenkins (Glory and Grief: The Ferguson Jenkins Story) and Billy Williams (Billy Williams: The Sweet Swinger)
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HOW CAN I WATCH MARQUEE SPORTS NETWORK?

Marquee Sports Network programming, including live Cubs games, is available to in-market customers either by subscribing to a cable or streaming provider that carries Marquee Sports Network as part of its channel package, or by subscribing directly at WatchMarquee.com or through the Marquee Sports Network App.

To confirm if you are in-market, enter your zip code at MarqueeSportsNetwork.com/Providers. Per Major League Baseball policy, out-of-market customers must continue to watch Cubs games via MLB.TV or MLB Extra Innings.

WHAT IS THE MARQUEE SPORTS NETWORK APP?

The Marquee Sports Network App is the exclusive streaming home for Marquee Sports Network, available at WatchMarquee.com, as well on mobile/tablet devices and connected TV devices. For more information, visit MarqueeSportsNetwork.com/App.

WHAT IS A DIRECT-TO-CONSUMER SUBSCRIPTION?

Marquee Sports Network offers a Direct-to-Consumer (DTC) subscription offering, a new option for customers to subscribe directly to Marquee Sports Network without needing a traditional cable or streaming provider. Customers can purchase access to Marquee Sports Network at WatchMarquee.com or directly through the Marquee Sports Network App.

DO I NEED THE MARQUEE SPORTS NETWORK APP TO WATCH CUBS GAMES?

Unless you are watching Marquee Sports Network through your cable or streaming provider, you will need to watch through the Marquee Sports Network App. The app is available via web browser (WatchMarquee.com), mobile/tablet devices and connected TV platforms. If you already have a cable or streaming provider subscription, you can watch on the Marquee Sports Network App for free by logging in with your provider.

WHY CAN I NOT WATCH TODAY’S CUBS GAME ON MARQUEE SPORTS NETWORK?

Marquee Sports Network has rights to all locally available Chicago Cubs games. However, select games each season are chosen by Major League Baseball for exclusive national broadcasts and are not able to be aired, including games on ESPN (typically Sunday nights), Fox (typically Saturday nights), Apple TV (typically Fridays) and Peacock (typically Sunday mornings). Marquee Sports Network has no control over these selections and they impact all 30 MLB teams. For more information, visit MarqueeSportsNetwork.com/NationalTV.

HOW CAN I CONTACT MARQUEE SPORTS NETWORK?

For additional frequently asked questions, please visit the Marquee Sports Network App Support Page. If you still have any questions or need assistance after reviewing all frequently asked questions, please contact Marquee Sports Network here.

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