Report: Cubs, WGN agree to new 45-game television deal
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The Chicago Cubs and WGN-TV will announce a new television deal this week, according to 670 The Score’s Bruce Levine.
WGN will broadcast 45 Cubs games this season, according to Levine, reuniting the two longtime broadcast partners.
Source -Chicago Cubs and WGN TV will announce new multi year deal .WGN will broadcast 45 games this season . Should be announced this week.
— Bruce Levine (@MLBBruceLevine) January 6, 2015
The Cubs had opted not to continue airing games on WGN after last season, leaving 70 games without a television home. The team struck a deal with WLS-TV last month to air 25 games, leaving 45 in the balance.
The remaining games on the Cubs schedule are aired by Comcast SportsNet Chicago.