Last night’s Cubs vs. Astros game launched WGN-TV to its highest April rating in five years with a 9.6 HH rating/ 15.3 share. The game peaked at a 13.1 HH rtg/ 21.3 share, and outperformed the regular season opener Monday night on Comcast SportsNet (8.1 HH rtg).
Tune in to WGN-TV April 10 (Cubs @ Milwaukee at 3pm) and again on Monday, April 13 for the home opener (Cubs vs. Colorado at 1pm). To get WGN-TV Cubs game reminders sent to your phone, text WGNCUBS to 97999. New this year to WGNtv.com is the WGN Sports GameZone, where computer users can get real time stats and info during each game.
WGN-TV (Channel 9) is Chicago’s CW network affiliate, programming a strong schedule of news, sports and entertainment. WGN’s digital signals are available throughout the Chicago area on WGN-DT, with most WGN Sports telecasts, WGN News and CW programs in high definition on Channel 9.1 (AT&T U-verse 1009, Comcast 192, DIRECTV HD 9, DISH Network HD 9 & 6316, RCN 513 and WOW 206); and LATV on Channel 9.2 (Comcast 245 and WOW 197). Outside the Chicago area, WGN America is carried nationally via cable, telco and satellite. WGN-TV is a Tribune Broadcasting station. For additional information, visit WGN-TV’s web site at www.wgntv.com.