FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, January 12th, 2017
CSN TO CARRY LIVE COVERAGE OF THE 2016 WORLD SERIES CHAMPION CHICAGO CUBS VISIT TO THE WHITE HOUSE ON MONDAY, JANUARY 16 AT 12 NOON CT
Network to carry LIVE on-air/online coverage featuring the entire official White House ceremony with President Barack Obama;
CSN’s Cubs beat reporter Kelly Crull & CSNChicago.com’s Cubs “Insider” Patrick Mooney to be LIVE at the White House to provide complete coverage;
“Cubs Visit the White House” recap special to air Monday night at 7:00 PM;
Viewers can get interactive throughout the White House ceremony by utilizing the Twitter hashtag #CubsTalk
Chicago, IL (January 12, 2017) – CSN Chicago (CSN), the television home for the most games and the most comprehensive coverage of the 2016 World Series Champion Chicago Cubs, has announced it will provide complete LIVE coverage of the official White House ceremony, featuring President Barack Obama, honoring the team’s first World Series title in 108 years on Monday, January 16 beginning at 12 NOON CT. In addition, CSNChicago.com and the NBC Sports App, will also be providing a LIVE video stream of the entire White House ceremony beginning at that time.
CSN will deliver complete team on-air/online coverage of the event and up-to-the-second Twitter reports from Cubs beat reporter Kelly Crull (@Kelly_Crull) and CSNChicago.com’s Cubs “Insider” Patrick Mooney (@CSNMooney), which will include complete highlights from the day’s big D.C. celebration on SportsTalk Live at 5:30 PM and on In the Loop Prime at 10:00 PM.
CSN will also provide viewers with a special, 30-minute Cubs Visit the White House recap special Monday night at 7:00 PM, which will feature ceremony highlights, interviews with Cubs players/coaches/front office execs, and much more. Fans can also get interactive with CSN’s Cubs World Series Championship White House ceremony coverage throughout the day by utilizing the Twitter hashtag #CubsTalk.
CSN Chicago, a partnership between the Chicago Blackhawks (NHL), Chicago Bulls (NBA), Chicago Cubs (MLB), Chicago White Sox (MLB) and the NBC Sports Group, features over 275 live pro games in high definition each year. In addition, CSN delivers extensive pre/post-game coverage for its core pro team partners, as well as the Chicago Bears, along with numerous entertaining local sports discussion/social media-focused programs via In the Loop and SportsTalk Live. Through the network’s growing digital platform, CSNChicago.com, Chicago sports fans tap into the most comprehensive and dedicated 24/7 online destination for breaking news, up-to-the-minute game previews/recaps, highlights, multimedia video clips, and standout coverage from CSNChicago.com’s team of “Insiders.” Follow the network on Twitter via @CSNChicago.
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