CBS Sports and Turner Sports have announced their broadcast schedules for the 2017 NCAA Division I Men’s College Basketball Championship tournament.
The networks will launch their coverage of the annual tournament with a live broadcast of Selection Sunday on CBS this Sunday, March 12. The annual tournament kickoff show will air from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Greg Gumbel will anchor CBS’ Selection Sunday broadcast He will be joined by analysts Clark Kellogg and Seth Davis for additional commentary live from CBS Studios in New York. Ernie Johnson, Charles Barkley and Kenny Smith will provide commentary from Turner Studios in Atlanta, Ga.
Following the broadcast, the networks will partner to carry full coverage of the tournament’s games, airing a total 67 games throughout the month. Those games will be broadcast on CBS, TNT, TBS and truTV.
Regional Final games will be split between TBS and CBS. TBS will carry Regional Final games on March 25 while CBS will carry Regional Final games on March 26. CBS will carry the Final Four semi-final matchups Saturday, April 1 and the National Championship on Monday, April 3.
Those that won’t be near a television during the games’ broadcasts won’t have to worry about missing out on all of the action. Every game will be simulcast live online via NCAA March Madness Live.
The full schedule for the 2017 NCAA Division I Men’s College Basketball Championship tournament is available online now at http://www.ncaa.com/news/basketball-men/article/2017-03-01/march-madness-dates-schedule-times-key-numbers-2017-ncaa.
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