04 Oct WGN-TV to Air ESPN Telecast of Monday Night Football Chicago Bears vs. Minnesota Vikings in Primetime on October 9
October 4, 2017 – Chicago’s Very Own WGN-TV will broadcast the Bears vs. Vikings Monday Night Football game on Monday, October 9 from Soldier Field. Live coverage starts at 6:30 p.m. with WGN’s Jarrett Payton and Lauren Magiera previewing the game on Monday Night Pregame, followed by the primetime showdown at 7:15 p.m. CT. WGN News will immediately follow the game with postgame highlights and interviews.
WGN News programs more local news than any other Chicago TV station and can be seen on WGN-TV, CLTV, WGNTV.com and the WGN-TV News and Live apps. WGN 9.2 is Chicago’s home of Tribune Broadcasting’s classic TV network Antenna TV and WGN 9.3 is Chicago’s This TV movie network affiliate. WGN-TV is a Tribune Broadcasting station. For more information on Chicago’s Very Own WGN-TV, go to WGNTV.com.
ESPN, the world’s leading sports entertainment company, features more than 50 assets – eight U.S. television networks, ESPN International, ESPN Radio, ESPN.com, ESPN The Magazine, and more. ESPN is 80 percent owned by ABC, Inc. (an indirect subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company) and 20 percent by Hearst.
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