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 NCAA March Madness Live Sets All-Time Record with  Nearly 70 Million Video Streams for the 2014 NCAA Tournament
- 08 April 2014

 NCAA March Madness Live, managed by Turner Sports, set a new record for video consumption during the 2014 NCAA Tournament with 69.7 million live video streams collectively across all platforms. This year’s live video streams are up 42% over last year’s tournament, far exceeding the total of 49 million live video streams for the entire tournament in 2013.

NCAA March Madness Live netted 15 million hours of live video consumed for this year’s tournament, also an all-time record and a 7% increase over last year. Additionally, NCAA March Madness Live represented a watershed event for the TV Everywhere initiative, marking record-setting year-over-year growth in usage and surpassing total TV Everywhere consumption for the entire 2013 tournament by the end of the second round.
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2014 NCAA Final Four National Semifinals Deliver Most-Viewed College Basketball Telecasts in Cable Television History  - 06 April 2014

Turner Sports and CBS Sports’ exclusive presentation of the 2014 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball National Semifinals (Saturday, April 5) across TBS, TNT and truTV delivered the two most-watched college basketball telecasts in cable television history. The networks’ collective coverage of Kentucky against Wisconsin grossed 16.3 million total viewers and an 11.0 HH coverage rating to become the most-viewed college basketball game of all time on a cable television network, based on Nielsen Fast Nationals. The telecast peaked with an average of 18.6 million total viewers and a 12.7 HH coverage rating from 11-11:30 p.m. ET. read more

CBS Sports and Turner Sports Announce Coverage Plans for 2014 NCAA Men’s Final Four in North Texas - 01 April 2014

Turner Sports and CBS Sports will provide exclusive coverage of the 2014 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Final Four and National Championship from North Texas with Connecticut, Florida, Kentucky and Wisconsin competing for college basketball’s top honor. TBS will televise the National Semifinal games on Saturday, April 5, with coverage beginning at 6 p.m. ET, marking the first time in the 76-year history of the event the games will air on a cable network. The network will televise three hours of pre-game coverage beginning at 3 p.m. CBS will broadcast the National Championship on Monday, April 7, with pre-game coverage live from AT&T Stadium beginning at 8:30 p.m., and the game tipping off earlier this year at 9:10 p.m. read more

2014 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship Averaging 9.8 Million Total Viewers; Highest Viewership in 21 Years - 31 March 2014

CBS Sports and Turner Sports’ exclusive coverage of the 2014 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship – across TBS, CBS, TNT and truTV – is delivering its highest viewership in 21 years (since 1993). Through last night (Sunday, March 30), the NCAA Tournament is averaging 9.8 million total viewers, based on Nielsen Fast Nationals. read more

2014 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship Averaging 9.3 Million Total Viewers; Highest Viewership in 21 Years - 28 March 2014

Turner Sports and CBS Sports’ exclusive coverage of the 2014 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship – across TBS, CBS, TNT and truTV – is delivering its highest viewership in 21 years (since 1993). Through last night (Thursday, March 27), the NCAA Tournament is averaging 9.3 million total viewers, up 3% through the same period last year (9.0 million total viewers), based on Nielsen Fast Nationals. read more

 CBS Sports and Turner Sports Announce Tip Times For Regional Finals on Sunday, March 30 on CBS
- 28 March 2014

 Turner Sports and CBS Sports announce tip times and matchups for the Regional Finals of the 2014 NCAA® Division I Men’s Basketball Championship on Sunday, March 30, on CBS. The winner of Virginia/Michigan State will take on Connecticut in the first game at 2:20 p.m. ET followed by the winner of Louisville/Kentucky playing Michigan at 5:05 p.m. read more

NCAA® March Madness® Live™ Sets All-Time Video Consumption Record   - 24 March 2014

 NCAA March Madness Live, managed by Turner Sports, has delivered record-setting video consumption for the 2014 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship with more than 51 million video streams over the first week of the tournament already surpassing the total of 49 million video streams for the entire event last year. The 51 million live video streams – across online and mobile platforms (tablets and smart phones) – are up 40% when compared tournament to date with 2013.

Additionally, NCAA March Madness Live has netted more than 10.5 million hours of live video consumed, an increase of 6% over last year and on pace to rank as an all-time record.
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 2014 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship Averaging 9.2 Million Total Viewers; Highest Viewership in 21 Years
- 24 March 2014

CBS Sports and Turner Sports’ exclusive coverage of the 2014 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship – across TBS, CBS, TNT and truTV – is delivering its highest viewership in 21 years (since 1993). Through its opening week, the NCAA Tournament is averaging 9,227,000 total viewers, up 4% through the same period last year (8,885,000 total viewers), based on Nielsen Fast Nationals.   read more

2014 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship Delivering Highest Viewership in 23 Years - 23 March 2014

Turner Sports and CBS Sports’ exclusive coverage of the 2014 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship – across TBS, CBS, TNT and truTV – is delivering its highest viewership in 23 years (since 1991, when the tournament expanded to four telecast windows for the entire day). Through the first five days, the NCAA Tournament is averaging 8.8 million total viewers, up 7% through the same period last year (8.2 million total viewers), based on Nielsen Fast Nationals. The tournament is averaging a 5.7 U.S. HH rating, up 6% over a 5.4 U.S. HH rating to date in 2013. read more

Turner Sports and CBS Sports Announce Tip Times and Match-Ups for Third Round Games on Sunday, March 23 - 22 March 2014

CBS Sports and Turner Sports’ exclusive coverage of the 2014 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship will offer a full slate of third round games on Sunday, March 23 (Noon-Midnight ET) available live in their entirety across four national television networks – TBS, CBS, TNT and truTV. Exclusive live coverage continues with third round action on Saturday, March 22 (Noon-Midnight). read more