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CBS/Turner Off to a Flying Start for the NCAA Tournament

Once again, CBS/Turner saw some record numbers for the NCAA Tournament. yesterday’s numbers were the best for the opening Friday of the tournament dating back to 1991 when CBS took over the full rights for March Madness. The four telecast windows averaged 8.4 million viewers which is the highest since 1991. CBS/Turner saw a combined […]

College Basketball Viewing Picks for 03/22 & 03/23/2014

All Times Eastern Saturday, March 22 Men’s Studio and Pregame Shows NCAA March Madness 360 — CBS Sports Network, 5 p.m. NCAA Tip-Off — TNT, 5 p.m. NCAA March Madness 360 — CBS Sports Network, 7:30 p.m. Inside March Madness — TBS, midnight College GameDay — ESPN2, 12:30 a.m. (Sunday) NCAA March Madness Bracket Breakdown […]

2014 NCAA Tournament Tip Times and Announcing Assignments for Sunday, March 23

CBS/Turner has released the tip times and the annoncing assignments for Sunday’s 3rd round action. Unlike Saturday, CBS will carry a tripleheader beginning at 12:15 p.m. ET with the St. Louis pod. Jim Nantz, Greg Anthony and Tracy Wolfson will be on the call for Kansas vs. Stanford and Wichita State vs. Kentucky. CBS then […]

WestwoodOne’s Call of the Final Seconds of Mercer-Duke

Mercer pulled off the upset of the NCAA Tournament thus far as the #14 seed in the South Region defeated the #3 seed Duke 78-71. While CBS aired the game and probably got some decent ratings in the midday window, WestwoodOne Sports also broadcast the game on radio and through the Tune In app and […]

NCAA Tournament Sees Best Opening Thursday Viewership Since 1991

With some exciting games and big upsets, CBS/Turner garnered the best viewership in 23 years for the opening Thursday of the NCAA Tournament. An average of 8.6 million people watched the action on the CBS, TBS, TNT and truTV consortium. That’s a 6% increase from last year. And the total rating for all four networks […]

ESPN Networks Present All Games of the 2014 NCAA Women’s Tournament

The networks of ESPN will air all 63 games of the NCAA Women’s Tournament starting this Saturday. ESPN, ESPN2, ESPN3, WatchESPN and ESPN Full Court will all be utilized during the three week tourney that culminates with the Women’s Final Four in Nashville, TN on Sunday, April 6 and the National Championship Game on Tuesday, […]

ESPNU to Air President Obama Filling Out His NCAA Tournament Bracket Again

For the sixth straight year, ESPN will air President Barack Obama filling out his NCAA Men’s and Women’s Tournament bracket. Andy Katz was at the White House watching the President do the men’s bracket while Rebecca Lowe witnessed him unveiling his women’s bracket. The unveiling will be part of a half-hour program which airs Wednesday, […]

WestwoodOne Announcing Teams for the 2014 NCAA Tournament

We can’t forget the radio partner of the NCAA Tournament, WestwoodOne which will broadcast all of the games. Granted, you won’t be able to hear all of them, but at least WW1 is providing listeners access to the games either through the March Madness Live app, Tune In, WestwoodOneSports.com, SiriusXM and on terrestrial radio. So […]

ESPN Networks to Cover All National Invitation Tournament Games

ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU and ESPN3 will carry all of the games in the 77th National Invitation Tournament (NIT) this season. It all begins on Tuesday with the four platforms showing nine first round games and another 7 on Wednesday. Intriguing matchups include former Big East rivals West Virginia and Georgetown on Tuesday, LSU at San […]

SiriusXM to Carry Every NCAA Tournament Game

Thanks to its contract with the National Collegiate Athletic Association, SiriusXM will carry all of the NCAA Tournament games on five dedicated channels on both the Sirius and XM platforms. On Selection Sunday, Mad Dog Radio’s Chris Russo and Steve Torre co-host a four-hour program beginning at 5 p.m. ET going over all of the […]

WestwoodOne to Carry All 67 Games of the NCAA Tournament

WestwoodOne Sports continues as the exclusive radio home of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament. The radio network will provide audio coverage of all of the games. WestwoodOne’s coverage can be heard in a myriad of ways either through SiriusXM, the March Madness Live mobile and tablet apps, NCAA.com and on WestwoodOneSports.com. In addition to the […]

ESPN is All Over NCAA Tournament Selection Sunday

ESPN will carry the ACC and SEC Championship Games as well as provide the selections for the 68-team field NCAA Tournament. While ESPN is not the official network to provide the brackets for the tournament, it can do them once the announcements are made on CBS. So once the games are over, ESPN will have […]

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