Live Video Streams of Tourney Set Record

 

Live video streams of the NCAA basketball tournament set records during the first week of play, Multichannel News reported. Through the action Sunday, the games generated 36.6 million live video streams across online and mobile (tablets and smartphones), double the 18.3 million for the entire tournament last year.

Suddenlink customers can register for online viewing by starting here.

They can also download the NCAA March Madness Live iOS (Apple) app or Android app for mobile viewing.

NCAA Tournament TV Ratings Up

Coverage of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship through Sunday’s telecasts received the event’s best ratings in 18 years, Multichannel News reports. CBS, TBS, TNT and truTV combined to average 8.9 million viewers through five days of coverage. That was the most since 1993 and up 9 percent from last year’s 8.2 million.

Play resumes Thursday and Friday for the 16 teams left in the tournament. Whether any games become classics or any players have singularly remarkable performances remains to be seen. In the meantime, see if you agree with Bleacher Report’s list of the 25 most thrilling finishes in the tournament and ESPN.com’s ranking of the best 75 players in NCAA history.

Best and Worst of NCAA Tourney Thus Far

With the NCAA Tournament field whittled down to 16 teams, USA Today reporter Scott Gleeson looks at the best and worst of the tourney’s opening act.

All the remaining games, which resume Thursday, will air on either CBS or TBS.

Local CBS stations are available to all Suddenlink TV customers on what is commonly known as Basic TV service. TBS is available to all customers who have what is commonly known as Expanded Basic TV service.

To register for online viewing, start here.

Customers who register one time with their Suddenlink user name and password can watch the games available on channels included in their TV package, as well as stats and video highlights during the tournament.

Get Ready for NCAA Tournament Action

 

The NCAA® Men’s Division I Basketball Championship Tournament begins Tuesday, March 19, and runs through Monday, April 8.

All 67 games will air live on CBS, TNT, TBS and truTV. (TNT and TBS are available to all Suddenlink customers who have what is commonly known as Expanded Basic TV service, while truTV is available to most Suddenlink customers on either Expanded Basic or one of our incremental levels of service known as digital tiers.)

To pre-register for online access to the games, visit this Suddenlink.net page and follow the instructions provided there. Note: Once you’re at the NCAA March Madness® Live page, select “Settings” – at the top of the page – to find a list of providers including Suddenlink.

Customers who register one time with their Suddenlink user name and password can watch the games available on channels included in their TV package, as well as stats and video highlights during the tournament. You can also download the NCAA March Madness Live app from the Apple App Store for mobile viewing.