Sports broadcaster David Kaplan has signed a new long-term contract with Comcast SportsNet Chicago that will make the cable sports outlet the exclusive TV home for Kaplan beginning in January, 2011.
Kaplan will continue to host the roundtable sports discussion program "Chicago Tribune Live" on CSNC, and beginning in the spring of 2011, he will host CSNC's "Cubs Pre/Post Game Live" shows surrounding the network's Chicago Cubs telecast. Kaplan also will contribute to the "SportsNet Central" sports news program. In addition he will have a dedicated spot on Comcast SportsNet's website, www.csnchicago.com.
Kaplan also will continue as a contributing talent on Tribune Co.'s news/talk WGN-AM (720).