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03.08.2018

CBS SPORTS NETWORK PUTS ON FULL COURT PRESS THROUGHOUT MARCH WITH LIVE STUDIO COVERAGE, EXCLUSIVE ENCORE PRESENTATIONS OF TOP NCAA TOURNAMENT GAMES AND ON-SITE FINAL FOUR PROGRAMMING

 

March 8, 2018

CBS SPORTS NETWORK PUTS ON FULL COURT PRESS THROUGHOUT MARCH WITH LIVE STUDIO COVERAGE, EXCLUSIVE ENCORE PRESENTATIONS OF TOP NCAA TOURNAMENT GAMES AND ON-SITE FINAL FOUR PROGRAMMING

Network Features More Live Coverage than Ever Before Highlighted by NCAA MARCH MADNESS BRACKET BREAKDOWN and NCAA MARCH MADNESS 360 Including Guest Coaches, Live Press Conferences and Highlights

 

CBS Sports Network once again offers in-depth coverage of the 2018 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship on the Road to the Final Four with comprehensive studio programming featuring more live coverage than ever before. CBS Sports Network offers a robust lineup that includes guest coaches, press conferences, top analysts, game previews, highlights and more from the CBS Broadcast Center in New York, as well as San Antonio, Texas, the site of the Final Four.

Beginning on Sunday, March 11 and throughout the entire Tournament, NCAA MARCH MADNESS BRACKET BREAKDOWN and NCAA MARCH MADNESS 360 will provide complete news, highlights and analysis of all 67 Tournament games and recap each day’s action.

Studio programming throughout the tournament is anchored by Adam Zucker, Dana Jacobson and Brent Stover, who are joined by analysts Wally Szczerbiak, Pete Gillen, Steve Lappas, Brendan Haywood, Danny Granger, Jordan Cornette and Swin Cash, as well as insiders Seth Davis, Gary Parrish and Jon Rothstein.

2019 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Committee Chairman, Bernard Muir, joins CBS Sports Network in-studio on Sunday, March 11 as well to discuss the NCAA Tournament selection process and seeding the field.

NCAA Tournament Programming Highlights Include:

  • TOURNAMENT REBOUND – Televising exclusive encore showings of the best games from the 2018 Tournament that air on CBS, TBS, TNT and truTV.

  • PRESS CONFERENCES – Live press conferences from players and coaches throughout the tournament.

  • GUEST COACHES – The nation’s top Coaches serving as guest analysts on NCAA MARCH MADNESS 360 and NCAA MARCH MADNESS BRACKET BREAKDOWN.

  • FINAL FOUR FRIDAY

    • Live, on-site programming from San Antonio featuring live coverage of Final Four team practices from the Alamadome;

    • The Reese’s College All-Star Game tips off live (4:30 PM, ET) from the Alamodome. Carter Blackburn, Lappas and Haywood call the action along with Allie LaForce reporting from the sideline.

  • WE NEED TO TALK – CBS Sports’ critically-acclaimed first-ever nationally televised all-female sports show, WE NEED TO TALK, airs a special telecast from San Antonio (7:00 PM, ET) on Sunday, April 1

CBS Sports Network, the 24-hour home of CBS Sports, is widely available through all major cable, satellite and telco distributors as well as via OTT streaming service providers YouTube TV, fuboTV, PlayStation Vue, DirecTV and Hulu. Additionally, a live CBS Sports Network stream is available through CBSSports.com and the CBS Sports App by authenticating with select providers. For more information, including a full programming schedule, go to www.cbssportsnetwork.com.

Below is a full programming schedule (all times ET), which is also available online at www.cbssportsnetwork.com.

Sunday, March 11

4:00-6:00 PM – NCAA MARCH MADNESS BRACKET BREAKDOWN
8:00-11:00 PM – NCAA MARCH MADNESS BRACKET BREAKDOWN

Monday, March 12

4:00-6:00 PM – NCAA MARCH MADNESS BRACKET BREAKDOWN

8:00-10:00 PM – NCAA MARCH MADNESS BRACKET BREAKDOWN

Tuesday, March 13

4:00-6:00 PM – NCAA MARCH MADNESS BRACKET BREAKDOWN

9:00-10:00 PM – NCAA MARCH MADNESS 360

12:00 MIDNIGHT-1:00 AM – NCAA MARCH MADNESS BRACKET BREAKDOWN

Wednesday, March 14

4:00-6:00 PM – NCAA MARCH MADNESS BRACKET BREAKDOWN

9:00-10:00 PM – NCAA MARCH MADNESS 360

12:00 MIDNIGHT-1:00 AM – NCAA MARCH MADNESS BRACKET BREAKDOWN

Thursday, March 15

6:00-8:00 PM – NCAA MARCH MADNESS 360

10:00 PM-1:00 AM – NCAA MARCH MADNESS 360

1:00 AM-2:00 AM – NCAA MARCH MADNESS BRACKET BREAKDOWN

Friday, March 16

7:30-8:30 PM – NCAA MARCH MADNESS 360

11:00 PM-1:00 AM – NCAA MARCH MADNESS 360

1:00-2:00 AM – NCAA MARCH MADNESS BRACKET BREAKDOWN

Saturday, March 17

4:00-6:00 PM – NCAA MARCH MADNESS 360

8:00-8:30 PM – NCAA MARCH MADNESS 360

11:00 PM-1:00 AM – NCAA MARCH MADNESS 360

1:00-2:00 AM – NCAA MARCH MADNESS BRACKET BREAKDOWN

Sunday, March 18

6:30-9:00 PM – NCAA MARCH MADNESS 360

11:00 PM-1:00 AM – NCAA MARCH MADNESS 360

1:00-2:00 AM – NCAA MARCH MADNESS BRACKET BREAKDOWN

Thursday, March 22

4:00-7:00 PM – NCAA MARCH MADNESS BRACKET BREAKDOWN

9:00-9:30 PM – NCAA MARCH MADNESS 360

11:30 PM-1:00 AM – NCAA MARCH MADNESS 360

1:00-2:00 AM – NCAA MARCH MADNESS BRACKET BREAKDOWN

Friday, March 23

4:00-8:00 PM – NCAA MARCH MADNESS BRACKET BREAKDOWN

10:00 PM-1:00 AM – NCAA MARCH MADNESS 360

1:00-2:00 AM – NCAA MARCH MADNESS BRACKET BREAKDOWN

Saturday, March 24

4:00-6:00 PM – NCAA MARCH MADNESS 360

8:00-9:00 PM – NCAA MARCH MADNESS 360

11:00-11:30 PM – NCAA MARCH MADNESS 360

11:30 PM-12:30 AM – NCAA MARCH MADNESS BRACKET BREAKDOWN

Sunday, March 25

2:00-5:00 PM – NCAA MARCH MADNESS 360

7:00-8:00 PM – NCAA MARCH MADNESS 360

8:00-9:00 PM – NCAA MARCH MADNESS BRACKET BREAKDOWN

Friday, March 30

12:00-4:00 PM – NCAA MARCH MADNESS 360 (FROM FINAL FOUR FRIDAY TEAM PRACTICES)

4:30-6:30 – REESE'S ALL-STAR GAME

6:30-7:00 PM – NCAA MARCH MADNESS BRACKET BREAKDOWN

Saturday, March 31

1:30-3:00 PM – NCAA MARCH MADNESS 360

11:00 PM-12:00 AM – NCAA MARCH MADNESS BRACKET BREAKDOWN

Sunday, April 1

1:30-3:30 PM – NCAA MARCH MADNESS 360

7:00 – 8:00 PM – WE NEED TO TALK

Monday, April 2

5:00-7:00 PM – NCAA MARCH MADNESS 360

12:00 PM-1:00 AM – NCAA MARCH MADNESS BRACKET BREAKDOWN

 

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