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‘On the Marquee: Dead & Company’ airs Thanksgiving night on Marquee Sports Network

3 years agoStaff Report

CHICAGO (Nov. 23, 2021) – Marquee Sports Network on Thanksgiving night is airing On the Marquee: Dead & Company, a 30-minute special highlighting the legendary band’s two-night run at Wrigley Field this past September.

Hosted by Matt Spiegel, the program goes behind the scenes into the relationship between the Cubs, Wrigley Field, the band and its fans, showcasing footage from the concerts, fan reactions from the shows and an interview with Dead & Company percussionist Mickey Hart. Additionally, the special highlights the extensive work that goes into turning a baseball field into a concert venue with insight from Cubs facilities and ticket sales associates.

On the Marquee: Dead & Company is the first of a planned series of shows highlighting concerts at the historic ballpark in coming years.

“We’re thrilled to be able to showcase all that Wrigley Field has to offer, including summer concerts such as Dead & Company’s performance this September,” said Marquee Sports Network General Manager, Mike McCarthy. “We look forward to working with the Cubs to highlight future performances at the Friendly Confines.”

On the Marquee: Dead and Company airs this Thursday, November 25, at 6 p.m. CT. Stay tuned following the program for the premiere of a new Cubs Classic presented by Prevagen at 7 p.m. as Mark Prior strikes out 14 Pirates batters in a Cubs victory, September 21, 2003.

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 and original programming. Marquee Sports Network is available within the Cubs home television territory in portions of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa and Wisconsin, and is carried on more than 50 cable providers, as well as streaming platforms DIRECTV STREAM (formerly AT&T TV) and fuboTV. For more information, visit marqueesportsnetwork.com/about.


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