NCAA March Madness to be widely available on streaming TV

For the best men’s college basketball teams, it’s time to win or go home. The NCAA Division I men’s basketball tournament, better known as “March Madness,” kicks into full swing this week — and, for the first time ever, there is a new way to watch all the action on TV without subscribing to a traditional cable or satellite package. For the uninitiated, the March Madness tournament pits 68 of the best college basketball teams against each other. The tournament kicks off with “Selection Sunday,” when the NCAA committee selects 36 teams that will compete against the champions from 32 Division I conferences. After a grueling multi-week tournament, two teams emerge as the best of the best, and one will be crowned the national tournament champion. What channels will offer NCAA March Madness games? Image: KnowTechie Currently, Paramount Global and Warner Bros Discovery (WBD) hold the exclusive telecast rights to NCAA March Madness games in the United States. Paramount’s CBS will air a handful of games on free broadcast TV, while the rest will be relegated to three WBD-owned cable channels: TBS, TNT, and Tru TV. The first game of the first round will air live on CBS on Thursday, March 21 at 12:15 p.m. Eastern Time (9:15 a.m. Pacific Time), officially kicking off the start of the frenzy. From there, games will be divided between CBS, TBS, TNT, and Tru TV for the remainder of the tournament.  The “Final Four” games between the best four college basketball teams will…NCAA March Madness to be widely available on streaming TV

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