CHICAGO - The Chicago Cubs today announced their 2013 regular season television broadcast schedule. All 162 games will be available in high-definition in the Chicago area for the fifth season in a row.
WGN will televise the Cubs' Monday, April 1 season opener at the Pittsburgh Pirates at 12:35 p.m. CT and Comcast SportsNet will have its first broadcast the next game, Wednesday, April 3 in Pittsburgh at 6:05 p.m. CT. WCIU will televise its first game on Friday, April 19 when the Cubs play at the Milwaukee Brewers at 7:05 p.m. CT.
Chicago Cubs games have been televised by WGN since 1948 and by WCIU since 2000. This will be Comcast SportsNet's ninth season televising the Cubs.
Len Kasper returns for his ninth season in the Cubs' television booth and will be joined by Jim Deshaies for their first season together broadcasting Cubs baseball. Deshaies joins the Cubs broadcast team this season after spending the previous 16 years in the Houston Astros television booth.