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Details of the new NCAA basketball TV deal

BY MEL BRACHT, MEDIA WRITER, MBRACHT@OPUBCO.COM Modified: April 23, 2010 at 12:21 am •  Published: April 23, 2010
→Years: 14 years, 2011-2024

→Rights fees: $10.8 billion, an average of nearly $771 million a year, a 67 percent increase over current deal

→Tournament field: Expands from 65 to 68 teams

→Networks: CBS and Turner-owned TBS, TNT and truTV will show first- and second-round games. CBS and Turner will split coverage of the regional semifinal games. CBS will provide coverage of the regional finals and Final Four. Beginning in 2016, coverage of the regional finals will be split by CBS and Turner and the Final Four will alternate yearly between CBS and TBS.

→Internet: Live streaming video of games will continue.


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