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Marquee Sports Network to premiere Wrigley Field documentary narrated by Bob Odenkirk

1 year agoStaff Report

Hour-long documentary to premiere at Cubs Convention;
Airs on Marquee Sports Network at 5:30 PM CT on Saturday

For immediate release / January 13, 2023

CHICAGO – Marquee Sports Network is set to premiere its newest documentary this weekend, an hour-long feature highlighting the beauty and history of the Friendly Confines. Brick by Brick: The Story of Wrigley Field premieres on Marquee Sports Network at 5:30 PM on Saturday, immediately following Cubs Convention coverage.

Fans attending Cubs Convention can watch a special sneak preview in the Ohio Room at the Sheraton Grand Chicago with airings today at 3 PM, and tomorrow at 11 AM, 2 PM and 4 PM.

Narrated by actor and Cubs fan Bob Odenkirk, the documentary explores the history of the ballpark and the unique aspects that make Wrigley Field the most unique setting in professional sports. Brick by Brick features interviews with Cubs legends including Andre Dawson, Rick Sutcliffe and Billy Williams, plus media personalities Bob Costas and Michael Wilbon, as well as longtime ballpark employees, season ticket holders and Cubs employees.

Brick by Brick is the sixth installment in the Marquee Sports Network Films Presents series, following documentaries highlighting 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), Ron Santo (The Remarkable Life of Ron Santo) and Billy Williams (Billy Williams: The Sweet Swinger).

Marquee Sports Network films have received three Chicago/Midwest Emmy nominations for Outstanding Sports Documentary, including Emmy Awards in each of the last two years for The Mayor of Rush Street and Glory and Grief: The Ferguson Jenkins Story.

“Wrigley Field is a uniquely special ballpark befitting all of the accolades and memories shared in this tremendous documentary,” said Marquee Sports Network SVP of Programming and Production, Mike Santini. “Bob Odenkirk masterfully serves as the voice for the documentary and thank you to our partners at MLB Network for their work on the project. We look forward to Cubs fans being able to appreciate the majesty of Wrigley Field all over again this weekend.”

Brick by Brick: The Story of Wrigley Field premieres Saturday at 5:30 PM on Marquee Sports Network.

ABOUT MARQUEE SPORTS NETWORK: In partnership with the Chicago Cubs and Sinclair Broadcast Group (Nasdaq: SBGI), Marquee Sports Network brings together one of the most iconic sports franchises in the country with one of the largest television broadcasting companies to deliver unparalleled Cubs coverage, as well as additional local live sporting events, including Chicago Sky games, and original programming. Nominated for 24 Chicago/Midwest Regional Emmy Awards, Marquee Sports Network is available on more than 50 cable providers within the Cubs home television territory, as well as streaming platforms DIRECTV STREAM and fuboTV, and is also available nationally on DirecTV and fuboTV (excludes live game programming). For more information, visit marqueesportsnetwork.com/about.


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