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Chicago Cubs officially hire former Bucks exec to run new cable TV channel

May 21, 2019 - Milwaukee Business Journal

The Chicago Cubs made it official Tuesday saying former Milwaukee Bucks executive Michael McCarthy has been tapped as general manager of the new Marquee Sports Network the Cubs are expected to launch in February of 2020 in conjunction with Sinclair Broadcast Group.

McCarthy previously served as president of the MSG Network, where he was responsible for revenue and content across all platforms.

McCarthy also previously served as CEO of the St. Louis Blues hockey team and for eight mon...