Wednesday, September 21, 2016

How Big of a Mistake Did WGN Make Getting Rid of Cubs?

Ask the Score.

The radio station that is currently airing Cubs games is having a record-setting year. From this morning's Inside Radio...

Their long-suffering fans are tuning into WSCR broadcasts in droves and it’s a boon for the station’s coffers. WSCR will earn an estimated $10 million in revenue from Cubs’ broadcasts this year, compared to WGN’s $5.5 million two years ago, according to a report in The Chicago Tribune. The station now ranks in the top 10 in the Chicago market, averaging a 3.8 share Apr.-Sept., according to Nielsen and the Tribune. That’s up from a 2.1 share during the same period a year ago.