COMCAST SPORTSNET & CSNCHICAGO.COM TO CARRY LIVE OPENING CEREMONIES COVERAGE OF THE 2012 CUBS CONVENTION
Comcast SportsNet & CSNChicago.com to air LIVE Opening Ceremonies coverage on Friday, January 13 at 5:00 PM -- hosted by David Kaplan
Gail Fischer to provide complete Convention coverage throughout the weekend on SportsNet Central and CubsTalk;
CSNChicago.com Cubs Insider Patrick Mooney and CubsTalk blogger Tony Andracki to provide playercoachesfront office interviews, features, live Tweets & more
Chicago, IL (January 10, 2012) -- Comcast SportsNet, the television home for the most games and most comprehensive coverage of the Chicago Cubs, is ready to start up the 2012 Cubs season in a big way with exclusive, LIVE Opening Ceremonies coverage from the 2012 Cubs Convention, which is being held downtown this weekend (January 13-15) at the Hilton Chicago.
On Friday, January 13 beginning at 5:00 PM, Comcast SportsNet & CSNChicago.com will provide viewers with every thrill-packed moment of the conventions opening ceremonies featuring introductions of Cubs playerscoachesfront office executives, a live interview with new Cubs RF David DeJesus following the opening ceremonies, video montages and much more. Comcast SportsNets 2012 Cubs Convention Opening Ceremonies coverage will be hosted by Cubs PrePost Game Live hostChicago Tribune Live host David Kaplan.
In addition, Gail Fischer will file reports for SportsNet Central (6:30 PM, 10:00 PM, 10:30 PM and midnight) and CubsTalk on CSNChicago.com during the weekend featuring interviews with Cubs players, coaches and fans. Plus, CSNChicago.coms Cubs Insider Patrick Mooney and CubsTalk blogger Tony Andracki will also provide viewers with comprehensive, real-time online coverage featuring numerous playerscoachesfront office executive interviews, stories, fan reaction, photos and videos. Fans can follow Mooneys Cubs Convention updates all weekend long via Twitter @CSNMooney, along with Fischer @GAILFISCH, Andracki @TonyAndracki23 and CubsTalk @CubsTalkCSN.