Marquee Sports Network, Chicago Sky Announce Broadcast Partnership

Marquee Sports Network, Chicago Sky Announce Broadcast Partnership Marquee Sports Network to air up to 16 Chicago Sky games live, plus all non-nationally televised games available through the Marquee Sports Network app - Sillasderuedas

Marquee Sports Network to air up to 16 Chicago Sky games live, plus all non-nationally televised games available through the Marquee Sports Network app

 

CHICAGO (May 2, 2022) – Marquee Sports Network and the Chicago Sky today announced an a multi-year broadcast partnership, providing live television broadcasts of up to 16 Chicago Sky games, as well as the streaming of all non-nationally televised games through Marquee Plus, a dedicated streaming channel available for authenticated Marquee subscribers through the Marquee Sports Network app.

The locally televised games not picked up live on Marquee Sports Network due to coverage of Chicago Cubs games will also be carried by WCIU-TV in addition to Marquee Plus.

Chicago Sky games will feature the broadcast team of Lisa Byington (play-by-play), Jason Ross Jr. (play-by-play), Stephen Bardo (analyst) and Meghan McKeown (analyst).

Marquee Sports Network will air the season opener this Friday, May 6 as the Chicago Sky host the Los Angeles

Sparks in their first game since claiming the WNBA championship last October.

“On behalf of the Chicago Cubs organization, I’m so honored to announce this broadcast partnership with the WNBA Champion Chicago Sky,” said Chicago Cubs co-owner LauraRicketts. “We’re looking forward to a great partnership between the Chicago Cubs, ChicagoSky and Marquee and wish the Sky the best of luck this season!”

“Thanks to Adam Fox and the Chicago Sky organization for their work in helping make this deal a reality,” said Marquee Sports Network General Manager Mike McCarthy. “We look forward to not only broadcasting their games on Marquee but also sharing stories about their players and coaches and the organization’s tremendous community work on our network.”

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“This partnership with Marquee elevates the Chicago Sky fan experience in a way that has never been done before,” said Sky President and CEO Adam Fox. “Women’s basketball, particularly the Chicago Sky, is increasingly gaining attention and affinity, and Marquee’s commitment to women’s professional sports made this an easy partnership. With Marquee, as well as our continued relationship with WCIU-TV, fans will never miss a moment of the Sky’s title defense.”

 

ABOUT MARQUEE SPORTS NETWORK: In partnership with the Chicago Cubs and Sinclair Broadcast Group (Nasdaq: SBGI), Marquee Sports Network brings together one of the most iconic sports franchises in the country with one of the largest television broadcasting companies to deliver unparalleled Cubs coverage, as well as additional local live sporting events, including Chicago Sky games, and original programming. Marquee Sports Network is available within the Cub’s home television territory in portions of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa and Wisconsin, and is carried on more than 50 cable providers, as well as streaming platformsDIRECTV STREAM (formerly AT&T TV) and fuboTV. For more information, visitmarqueesportsnetwork.com/about.

 

ABOUT CHICAGO SKY: The WNBA Chicago Sky is a professional women’s basketball team founded in 2005 by principle owner, Michael Alter. The Chicago Sky was the first independently owned women’s professional basketball team to join the WNBA and plays at the Wintrust Arena. The season runs from May-September and individual tickets start at $17. Call 866.SKY.WNBA or visit sky.wnba.com for more.

 

Games, times and broadcast information subject to change

 

Date

Friday, May 6

Wednesday, May 11

Time (CT) 7:00 PM

7:00 PM

Opponent Los Angeles

New York

TV/Streaming Marquee/Marquee Plus

Marquee/Marquee Plus

Saturday, May 147:00 PM@MinnesotaWCIU/Marquee Plus
Wednesday, May 189:00 PM@SeattleMarquee/Marquee Plus
Sunday, May 222:00 PM@WashingtonABC
Tuesday, May 247:00 PMIndianaWCIU/Marquee Plus
Saturday, May 282:00 PMLas VegasABC
Tuesday, May 317:00 PMPhoenixABC
Friday, June 36:30 PM@AtlantaMarquee/Marquee Plus
Sunday, June 55:00 PMWashingtonMarquee/Marquee Plus
Wednesday, June 87:00 PM@WashingtonWCIU/Marquee Plus
Friday, June 106:00 PM@ConnecticutWCIU/Marquee Plus
Sunday, June 121:00 PM@New York TBD/Marquee Plus
Friday, June 177:00 PMAtlantaMarquee/Marquee Plus
Sunday, June 192:00 PM@IndianaWCIU/Marquee Plus
Tuesday, June 219:00 PM@Las VegasWCIU/Marquee Plus
Thursday, June 239:30 PM@Los AngelesMarquee/Marquee Plus
Sunday, June 265:00 PMMinnesotaMarquee/Marquee Plus
Wednesday, June 2911:00 AMConnecticutMarquee/Marquee Plus
Saturday, July 212:00 PMPhoenixESPN
Wednesday, July 612:00 PM@MinnesotaWCIU/Marquee Plus
Thursday, July 76:00 PM@IndianaMarquee/Marquee Plus
Tuesday, July 127:00 PMAtlantaWCIU/Marquee Plus
Thursday, July 149:30 PM@Los AngelesWCIU/Marquee Plus
Saturday, July 167:00 PM@DallasMarquee/Marquee Plus
Wednesday, July 2011:00 AMSeattleMarquee/Marquee Plus
Friday, July 227:00 PMDallasWCIU/Marquee Plus
Saturday, July 236:00 PM@New YorkWCIU/Marquee Plus
Friday, July 297:00 PMNew YorkWCIU/Marquee Plus
Sunday, July 3112:00 PM@ConnecticutMarquee/Marquee Plus
Tuesday, August 28:00 PMDallasWCIU/Marquee Plus
Friday, August 57:00 PMWashingtonMarquee/Marquee Plus
Sunday, August 712:00 PMConnecticutABC
Tuesday, August 97:00 PMSeattleWCIU/Marquee Plus
Thursday, August 119:00 PM @Las Vegas TBD/Marquee Plus
Sunday, August 142:00 PM@PhoenixABC
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Streaming note: Marquee Plus is a streaming-only channel for subscribers through the marquee Sports Network app.

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Marquee Sports Network – Alex Wilcox([email protected])

Chicago Sky – Kelly Kane ([email protected])