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How to watch all of the March Madness on TDS TV

Have you caught March Madness fever? The tournament tipped off yesterday to find out who is the best team in college basketballThroughout this 68-team, single-elimination tournament, there’s the excitement of the underdog victories and the agony of losing and going home earlier than planned.

The National Championship game will be on Monday, April 8 on CBS and you’ve got lots of games to watch until then!

Watch on your TV or via TV Everywhere

The 2019 March Madness games will be broadcast on CBS, TBS, TNT and TruTV.

Like last year, TDS TV subscribers can stream games live via TV Everywhere! There is one website where users can access all games on CBS, TBS, TNT, and truTV at http://www.ncaa.com/march-madness-live. Select your TV subscriber in the upper right corner and then log in using your TDS username and password.

Games broadcast on TBS (channel 102 SD/1102 HD), TNT (channel 100 SD/1100HD) and TruTV (channel 130 SD/1130 HD) are available to customers who have these channels as part of their programming packages. This content can be viewed via desktop, iOS, Android, and Windows 8 phone, and tablet apps.

Live streaming of the games can be found at: https://www.ncaa.com/march-madness-live/watch. Customers will have to authenticate with their TDS email and password.

 Desktop System Requirements:

Web Browsers:

  • For Windows: Internet Explorer 8 or greater, or a current version of Chrome
  • For Mac: Safari 4 or greater, or a current version of Chrome

Here are the all-important dates for your calendars:

  • The play-in games will be on Tuesday, March 19 and Wednesday, March 20 on TruTV.
  • The First and Second Rounds will be on Thursday, March 21, Friday, March 22, Saturday, March 23, and Sunday, March 24 on CBS, TBS, TNT and TruTV.
  • The Sweet Sixteen will be on Thursday, March 28 and Friday, March 29 on either CBS or TBS.
  • The Elite Eight will be on Saturday, March 30 and Sunday, March 31 on either CBS or TBS.
  • The Final Four will be on Saturday, April 6 on CBS.
  • The National Championship game will be on Monday, April 8 on CBS.

Note: You have until March 21 to lock in your bracket if you’re playing the NCAA Bracket Challenge, so get picking!

 

About Cheryl McCollum

Cheryl McCollum is an Associate Manager of Public Relations at TDS Telecom. She has 25 years of media experience. She’s worked as a newspaper reporter in Northfield, Minn., and Beaver Dam, Wi. She worked in media relations and advocacy for the Wisconsin Medical Society and the Wisconsin Bankers Association. She also worked in communications and advocacy for Habitat for Humanity of Dane County. She has a Journalism and Political Science degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She’s married, has two adult children and enjoys traveling, especially to U.S. state capitols.
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