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Marquee Sports Network announces return of award-winning ‘Road to Wrigley’

4 months agoStaff Report

‘Road to Wrigley’ to air on Cubs home Fridays throughout season;
Menaker, Brozdowski, Callis to call tomorrow’s inaugural Spring Breakout game

March 14, 2024

CHICAGO – Marquee Sports Network today announced its 2024 minor league coverage plans, highlighted by the return of the award-winning Road to Wrigley proudly presented by Prevagen, featuring live whiparound coverage of the Cubs minor league system in a first-of-its-kind format across Major League Baseball.

Hosted by Elise Menaker, Lance Brozdowski and Jim Callis, Road to Wrigley goes in-depth into the Cubs minor league system, showcasing the biggest at-bats and moments as they happen from the Cubs’ top prospects, as well as engaging with fan questions and comments throughout the broadcasts. In 2024, Road to Wrigley will air on select Fridays following 1:20 PM Chicago Cubs home games, giving fans the unique opportunity to watch a full day of live action from the Chicago Cubs and all four full-season minor league affiliates. Road to Wrigley premieres this season on Friday, April 5 at 6:30 PM.

In 2023, Road to Wrigley earned a Chicago/Midwest Emmy Award for Outstanding Achievement for a Live Sports Program and a national Cynopsis Sports Media Award for Best New Sports Show.

In addition to Road to Wrigley, Marquee Sports Network will air at least 41 full live games from the Cubs minor league system, as well as monthly magazine programming plus exclusive highlights and features available on the Marquee Sports Network App. Additional minor league games may be added throughout the season.

[Click here for full 2024 minor league broadcast schedule]

All told, Marquee Sports Network will air at least 220 live Cubs-affiliated events in 2024, including 27 Spring Training games, 49 minor league events (including Road to Wrigley and full live games) and all locally-available Cubs regular season games. 

[Click here for full 2024 Marquee Sports Network programming calendar]

“We’re looking forward to another great season on Marquee Sports Network, including extensive coverage of the Cubs minor league system through our innovative Road to Wrigley programming,” said Marquee Sports Network Executive Producer, Nick Steger. “Elise, Lance and Jim know the Cubs farm system as well as anyone and we’re excited to showcase all of the Cubs’ young talent across the four minor league affiliates again the season.”

For more prospects coverage, Elise Menaker, Lance Brozdowski and Jim Callis will be on the call live from Sloan Park for tomorrow’s first-ever Spring Breakout game (4:05 PM CT), featuring in-game and post-game interviews with Cubs top prospects and an exclusive unveiling of Lance Brozdowski’s Top-30 Cubs prospects entering the 2024 season.

In-market fans can sign up now to watch tomorrow’s Spring Breakout game and the rest of Spring Training for FREE by entering promo code SPRINGTRAINING24 at WatchMarquee.com.

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ABOUT MARQUEE SPORTS NETWORK: Launched in 2020, Marquee Sports Network is the exclusive home of the Chicago Cubs. Named the 2022-23 RSN of the Year by Cynopsis Media, Marquee Sports Network has been nominated for 37 Chicago/Midwest Emmy Awards, recognizing its commitment to Cubs game coverage, minor league content, documentaries and historical programming. In addition to the Chicago Cubs, Marquee Sports Network is a proud broadcast partner of the Chicago Bears (NFL), Chicago Sky (WNBA) and Chicago Hounds (Major League Rugby). For more information, visit marqueesportsnetwork.com/about.

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