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NCAA.com | March 25, 2015

NCAA Final Four team-specific telecasts on TNT and truTV to be featured as “Team Stream Presented by Bleacher Report”

• TBS to be Home of NCAA Final Four National Semifinal Telecasts on Saturday, April 4, at 6 p.m. ET

Turner Sports and CBS Sports’ exclusive coverage of the 2015 NCAA Final Four national semifinals – at 6 p.m. ET Saturday, April 4 – will be presented through three distinct viewing options across TBS, TNT and truTV, offering fans the opportunity to watch all the action from the perspective of their choice. TBS will feature the main telecast of the Final Four national semifinals with commentary by Jim Nantz, analysts Grant Hill and Bill Raftery and reporter Tracy Wolfson. In addition to the TBS presentation, TNT and truTV will feature team-specific telecasts under the banner “Team Stream Presented by Bleacher Report.

The “Team Stream Presented by Bleacher Report” coverage will be highlighted by four independently produced telecasts – two apiece airing on TNT and truTV – with all aspects of the presentation focused on the schools participating in the Final Four National Semifinals.

This year’s coverage also will include an increased amount of integrated elements between the on-air presentation and Bleacher Report to further enhance the fan experience across all platforms.

The inventive “Team Stream Presented by Bleacher Report” coverage on TNT and truTV will continue to capture all of the live game action with unprecedented local flavor including:
• Comprehensive team and player storylines
• Custom graphics, music and show packaging
• Additional cameras capturing team content and school-specific replays
• And halftime shows focused on each team with feature stories on each individual schools

Live streaming coverage of the three distinct presentations for each Final Four national semifinal game will be available via NCAA March Madness Live.

Fans will also be able to access live streaming through the Watch TNT, Watch TBS and Watch truTV apps and via www.tntdrama.com/watchtnt, www.tbs.com/watchtbs and www.trutv.com/live by logging in with the user name and password provided by their TV service provider.

Additional details surrounding the “Team Stream Presented by Bleacher Report” will be announced at a later date.

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