CHICAGO, April 14, 2009 –Yesterday’s wet and wild Cubs vs. Rockies game delivered the highest WGN-TV Cubs home opener rating in five years. WGN-TV averaged a 9.5 HH rating/ 20.4 share, peaking at an 11.5 HH rtg/ 21.9 share.
WGN-TV’s next Cubs broadcast is Friday afternoon when the Cubs take on the Cardinals in St. Louis at 1pm.
Cubs fans can sign up to receive WGN-TV Cubs game reminder alerts sent to their mobile devices by texting WGNCUBS to 97999. Fans can also get real time stats and information during each game in the WGN Sports GameZone at WGNtv.com.
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