Manchester United were screened for the 56th straight FA Cup game in a row.
Goals from Marouane Fellaini, Chris Smalling, Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Bastian Schweinsteiger made it a straightforward afternoon for Jose Mourinho's men.
Manchester United's FA Cup win over Wigan was their 56th straight televised game in the competition
Manchester United's FA Cup player ratings against Wigan
Sun, January 29, 2017
Express Sport brings you Manchester United's player ratings from their FA Cup fourth round win over Wigan Athletic
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Sergio Romero – 7.1
Manchester United cruised past Wigan to book their place in the fifth round of the FA Cup
However, Gary Lineker has claimed the game was shown on the BBC despite chiefs wanting to screen Lincoln's clash with Brighton instead.
When asked whether it was the FA – and not the BBC – who wanted to screen United, Lineker confirmed the non-league snub on Twitter.
"That is correct," he said.
The FA snubbed a request to screen Lincoln's win over Brighton
That is correct. After Lincoln won their replay we asked FA to change to Lincoln Brighton game. They refused. https://t.co/pSQbqkAdZA
— Gary Lineker (@GaryLineker) January 29, 2017
"After Lincoln won their replay we asked FA to change to Lincoln Brighton game. They refused."
The move has led to widespread criticism of the FA.
Lincoln and United are both awaiting the draw for the fifth round of the FA Cup tonight (7pm).