What Time is Chicago Bears Kick-off on MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL?
The NFL MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL Game between the Chicago Bears and the Detroit Lions will be televised on The U with Kick-off at 7:40 p.m. CDT Monday October 22, 2012 at Soldier Field in Chicago.
Detroit (2-3) at Chicago (4-1). The Bears beat Detroit 37-13 in Chicago last season as CB Charles Tillman stymied WR Calvin Johns and joined Major Wright in returning INTs of Matthew Stafford for TDs.
CHICAGO BEARS vs. Detroit Lions live radio stream is on WBBM Newsradio 780
The game, as well as the pre and post-game coverage are on WCIU-TV HD 26.1, XFINITY HD channel is 183, other XFINITY customers should check their cable guides for our channel position in their area, RCN 6, RCN HD 606, WOW 6, WOW HD 207, AT&T U- verse 10, AT&T U-verse HD 1010, DIRECTV HD 26 and Dish Network 26.
In Arlington Heights on Comcast …
THE U — ESPN Monday Night Football Ch6 THE U
THE U HD — ESPN Monday Night Football Ch183 THE U
ESPN MNF is Channel 58 for standard definition
ESPNHD MNF Channel 173 HD for High Definition
In Arlington Heights on WOW! Internet and Cable TV …
THE U — ESPN Monday Night Football is Ch 10 THE U
THE U HD — ESPN Monday Night Football Ch 207 THE U
ESPN MNF is Channel 33 for standard definition
ESPNHD MNF Channel 211 HD for High Definition
In Arlington Heights on AT&T U-verse …
THE U — Ch 10 THE U WCIU SD (Standard Definition)
THE U — Ch 1010 THE U WCIU HD (High Definition)
WCIU over the air channel is 26, digital is 27.
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ESPN began airing Monday Night Football in 2006, formerly Monday Night Football was broadcast on sister network ABC.
Monday Night Countdown runs from 6:00-7:30 p.m.
The current Bristol, Connecticut studio team is Chris Berman, Tom Jackson, Chris Mortensen, Mike Ditka, Keyshawn Johnson, and Carter. The on-site team is Stuart Scott, Steve Young and Matt Millen.
On Monday, October 22, 2012 Chicago turns to WCIU, The U for the Chicago Bears and Detroit Lions game! This match-up is broadcast with an exclusive, locally produced pre-game special and a live post-game report. The Chicago Bears — Detroit Lions Game/Pre-game begins at 7 PM on WCIU, The U with the Hyundai Night Football Pre-Game Show hosted by Jill Carlson and former Bears player Alex Brown.
All action begins at 7 PM, with the Hyundai Night Football Pre-Game Show on The U. Jill and Alex will showcase highlights, NFL news and the keys to the game leading up to kick- off. They’ll be joined by sports broadcasters Dan Jiggetts and Mike North with their commentary on that evening’s game and players. Kenny McReynolds, Sport Director for The U and Jim Blaney, will also be reporting on the game from Soldier Field.
Jill Carlson is a long-time sports anchor/reporter and has covered Chicago sports for almost 20 years. She covers teams and players for WGN-AM, CBS2 Chicago and Comcast SportsNet. Alex Brown played for the Chicago Bears for eight seasons as a defensive end. After one year with the Saints, he retired from professional football.
Fox Chicago (WFLD) is the usual home station for the Chicago Bears …
WFLD became the unofficial “home” station of the Chicago Bears in 1995, when Fox acquired the television rights to the National Football Conference of the NFL, of which the Bears are a member. WFLD is now the official station of the Bears, airing preseason telecasts in addition to most regular season tilts, as well as Bears Gameday Live and Gamenight Live, which follows The Final Word on Sunday evenings during the season.
Sunday Morning FOX Chicago Lineup:
10:00 am – Fox Kickoff Sunday
10:30 am – Bears Gameday Live
11:00 am – Fox NFL Sunday
Fox Kickoff Sunday
Fox Kickoff Sunday is a live preview of every Chicago Bears game at 10 a.m. Sunday. Lou Canellis & Tom Waddle with Mike Mulligan
Bears Gameday Live
Bears Gameday Live is the official pregame show of the Chicago Bears and is part of a lineup of Bears shows on FOX Chicago every Sunday morning. Bears Gameday Live provides exclusive and unique access into the Chicago Bears and live pregame information from the field. Bears Gameday Live airs at 10:30 a.m. CT every Sunday. Bears announcers Tom Thayer and Jeff Joniak provide live, up-to-the second updates on field conditions, injuries and team news from the playing field while the show is hosted by Lou Canellis.
Fox NFL Sunday
Fox NFL Sunday is the pregame show for the TV show NFL on Fox. The program is broadcast on Fox television affiliates nationwide. The audio portion of the show is broadcast over the Fox Sports Radio network, distributed by Premiere Radio Networks. The program is staffed on-air by Curt Menefee, Terry Bradshaw, Howie Long, Jimmy Johnson, Jay Glazer and Michael Strahan, Pam Oliver, and Mike Pereira.
Bears Gamenight LIVE
Bears Gamenight Live airs on Sunday nights following “The Final Word” on FOX Chicago. Bears Gamenight Live is a full half hour of game coverage featuring an exclusive interview with Bears Head Coach Lovie Smith. The Sounds of the Game segment features a “mic’d up” player for each game, and Tom Thayer and Jeff Joniak analyze the game in-studio while hosted by Lou Canellis.
See also …
Official Chicago Bears web page on television coverage of the Chicago Bears
Official Chicago Bears web page on radio coverage of the Chicago Bears