WGN-TV to debut ‘GN Sports’ – new weeknight sports show

CHICAGO, January 16, 2020 — Starting January 28, Chicago’s Very Own WGN-TV will premiere “GN Sports,” a live half-hour sports show airing weeknights from 10:30-11pm.  Hosted by WGN News’ Dan Roan and Jarrett Payton, the program will also feature reports from Lauren Magiera and Josh Frydman. For the first week of the show, Jarrett will be reporting from Super Bowl LIV.

The show will feature sports news and highlights of the day, in-studio guest interviews on upcoming matches, as well as the latest in sports gaming, fantasy sports and more.  WGN News sports director and weeknight sports anchor Dan Roan joined WGN-TV in 1984 and was recently named broadcast recipient of the 2020 Ring Lardner Award for Excellence in Sports Journalism.  Jarrett Payton is sports anchor for “WGN Evening News” and joined WGN-TV in 2015.  WGN News weekend sports anchor Lauren Magiera joined WGN-TV in 2016 and sports reporter Josh Frydman joined the station in 2014.

WGN-TV is Chicago’s Very Own source for news and entertainment.  WGN News programs more local news than any other Chicago TV station and can be seen on WGN-TV, WGNTV.com and the WGN-TV News app.  In-depth local weather is available on all newscasts and the WGN-TV Weather app.  WGN 9.2 is Chicago’s home of Nexstar Media Group’s classic TV network Antenna TV.  WGN 9.3 is Chicago’s Court TV network affiliate and WGN 9.4 carries TBD, bringing the world of internet video to the TV screen.  WGN-TV is a Nexstar Media Group station.  For more information on Chicago’s Very Own WGN-TV, go to WGNTV.com

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