- TSN and TSN2 to deliver live NCAA® MARCH MADNESS® coverage beginning March 17 -
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TORONTO, Feb. 24 /CNW/ - TSN announced today it will have live coverage
of this year's NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship, commonly
referred to as NCAA® MARCH MADNESS®. Complete coverage of the 2011 tournament is available to Canadian fans on TSN and TSN2 beginning Thursday, March 17 at 11:30 a.m. ET.
"It's hard to find an event with as much drama and excitement as NCAA® MARCH MADNESS®," said Stewart Johnston, President, TSN. "We are thrilled to add this
marquee property to the TSN and TSN2 schedules. Bringing the NCAA
tournament to TSN is another example of our commitment to giving
Canadians the biggest events in sports."
TSN will produce an original studio show for pre- and post-game
analysis, along with live look-ins to various games.
All games on TSN and TSN2 will be broadcast nationally in High
This agreement is the latest in a series of recently announced major
acquisitions for TSN.
TSN is Canada's Sports Leader and Canada's most-watched specialty
network. Delivering more sports coverage in High Definition than any
other network in Canada, TSN's comprehensive broadcast schedule
features an exciting lineup of sports including NHL, IIHF, CFL, NFL,
NBA, MLS, MLB, Season of Champions Curling, Golf's Majors, F1, NASCAR
Sprint Cup, Grand Slam Tennis and Championship Boxing events. TSN
properties include TSN2, TSN MOBILE and the industry leading sports
website TSN.ca. Official broadcaster of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic
Winter Games and London 2012 Games of the Olympiad, TSN is a division
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