Final Four Semifinals move from CBS to TBS


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CBS Sports and Turner Sports made an announcement regarding the 2014 and 2015 college basketball Final Four today. In the next two years, TBS will televise the NCAA Final Four semis and CBS will broadcast the NCAA National Championship game.

Additionally, from 2014-2024, the road to the Final Four changes in television coverage. Regional Semi-finals and Regional Finals will be split by TBS and CBS.

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In 2010, Turner and CBS entered a 14-year media partnership with the NCAA to cover the NCAA Tournament and Final Four.  The rotation begins on TBS with the network televising the Final Four and National Championship in 2016 with CBS broadcasting the games in 2017.

Ratings for the Final Four and the NCAA Tournament were great this past March. Sean McManus, Chairman, CBS Sports: “As we have done since 1982, CBS is pleased to showcase the National Championship game in 2014 and 2015.”

The next Final Four is at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, TX.

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