March Madness is almost here and it’s time for you to get your television ready. Once again, CBS Sports and Turner Sports will carry all 67 games of the tournament live across their family of channels – TBS, TNT, CBS and truTV. Coverage begins with the First Four on Tuesday, March 17th and Wednesday, March 18th on truTV before concluding with the National Championship on CBS on Monday, April 6th.
Here are a few of the highlights you’ll want to make a note of:
– CBS will broadcast 22 games throughout the tournament. This will include the National Championship, Elite 8, Sweet 16 as well as games from the second and third rounds.
– TBS will host 20 games including the Final Four, Elite 8, Sweet 16 and games from the second and third rounds.
– TNT will televise a total of 14 games. These will include second and third round match-ups as well as the team-specific Final Four TeamCasts.
– truTV (yes, you’ll need to hunt down this channel again) will air a total of 15 games from the second and third rounds as well as the team-specific Final Four TeamCasts. You’ll also find the First Four on truTV.
Got all that? Get your DVR ready or start thinking of excuses to miss work. March Madness is almost here.