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Where to watch the 2011 NCAA Tournament Final Four

By Ryan Berenz The NCAA Tournament is down to the Final Four, as Kentucky, UConn, Butler and VCU (Wait, how did VCU get in here?) vie to survive and advance to the national championship game on Monday. CBS airs both Final Four games on Saturday, April 2, beginning with Butler vs. VCU at 6pm ET, followed by UConn vs. Kentucky at approximately 9pm ET. Channel Guide‘s Tom Comi has some excellent analysis of the matchups on our blog. Here’s the complete release from CBS and Turner, including features on The Final Four Show, complementing shows on truTV, and more: CBS […]

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2011 NCAA Tournament TV schedule

College basketball fans get their first look at the revamped NCAA Tournament, which now features a 68-team field and a new “First Four” round of games, beginning Tuesday, March 15, in Dayton, Ohio, on truTV. Eight teams play March 15-16 for the right to advance to the Second Round (which was previously known as the First Round) March 17-18. Got that? As part of a new 14-year, $10.8 billion TV rights deal with CBS and Turner, CBS, TBS, TNT and truTV combine forces to provide full, live national TV coverage of every tournament game. The NCAA Tournament begins in earnest […]

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NCAA agrees to new 14-year deal with CBS and Turner Sports

By Ryan The NCAA announced a new 14-year deal with CBS Sports and Turner Sports for TV, Internet and wireless broadcast rights for the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship beginning in 2011 and running through 2024 for more than $10.8 billion. Here are some details on the agreement: Beginning in 2011, all opening-round, first-round and second-round games will be shown live on CBS, TBS, TNT and truTV. CBS and Turner will split coverage of the regional semifinal games. CBS will air the regional finals and the Final Four through 2015. Beginning in 2016, coverage of the regional finals will […]