October 13, 2020 | programming | No Comments
In a bid to fill its post-baseball programming void, the Cubs’ Marquee Sports Network is partnering with the Chicago Bears on a half-hour program, “Bear Essentials,” that will be followed each week by a days-old, two-hour edit of the football team’s previous game.
The two schedule additions will debut Wednesday on Marquee, the TV platform launched as primary home of Cubs baseball earlier this year by the team and Sinclair Broadcast Group.
“Bear Essentials” is slated for 7 p.m., followed at 7:30 p.m. by the abridged version of the Bears’ 20-19 victory over the Buccaneers from six nights earlier with Joe Buck and Troy Aikman on the call.
Typically, Marquee said, the Bears shows will run on Tuesday evenings.
“Bear Essentials” will