Where to Watch March Madness 2019? Here’s our Printable TV Schedule for the NCAA Tournament

It isn’t just a tradition to print and fill out brackets for the 2019 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament, but another past time is to catch the games wherever you are; be it on the couch, at your desk, or on the commute (be safe). And the TV schedule for the NCAA tournament starts with the Selection Sunday that’s being broadcast today on March 17th, 2019 on CBS.

Where to Watch March Madness in 2019?

The 2019 March Madness tournament bracket will be broadcast on a network of… networks. The Men’s Basketball Tournament bracket will be played out on four television networks where you can catch every game. Those four television networks are the same as the last several years. If you want to watch March Madness on official channels, be sure to tune into CBS, TruTV, TNT, and TBS.

You can also legitimately stream the tournament on your phone, desktop, smart TV, or mobile device on the NCAA official streaming service: March Madness Live.

March Madness TV Schedule

Now that you know the “where” (which channels) to watch March Madness, you’ll also need to know when to watch those channels. Below is 2019’s March Madness TV schedule starting with the Selection Show on CBS and the First Four showing on Tru TV

When to Watch March Madness
ROUND SITE 2019 DATES TV Channel(s)
Selection Sunday N/A March 17 CBS
First Four Dayton OH March 19-20 Tru TV
1st/2nd Rounds Hartford CT March 21/23 CBS Tru TV TNT TBS
1st/2nd Rounds Salt Lake City UT March 21/23 CBS Tru TV TNT TBS
1st/2nd Rounds Des Moines IA March 21/23 CBS Tru TV TNT TBS
1st/2nd Rounds Jacksonville FL March 21/23 CBS Tru TV TNT TBS
1st/2nd Rounds Tulsa OK March 22/24 CBS Tru TV TNT TBS
1st/2nd Rounds Columbus OH March 22/24 CBS Tru TV TNT TBS
1st/2nd Rounds Columbia SC March 22/24 CBS Tru TV TNT TBS
1st/2nd Rounds San Jose CA March 22/24 CBS Tru TV TNT TBS
South Regional Louisville KY March 28/30 CBS TBS
West Regional Anaheim CA March 28/30 CBS TBS
East Regional Washington D.C. March 29/31 CBS TBS
Midwest Regional Kansas City MO March 29/31 CBS
Final Four National Championship Minneapolis MN April 6/8 CBS

As the field gets smaller, the games become more important and all the games will be broadcast on CBS or TBS after the 1st and 2nd rounds. For example, you’ll be able to watch the Sweet Sixteen and Elite Eight on CBS and TBS while the  Final Four will kick off on April 6th on CBS only. Same goes for the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament Championship game, that can be watched on CBS.

Printable NCAA Tournament TV Schedule

If you’re looking to print out the national TV broadcast schedule for this year’s tournament look no further than the page your perusing now. Here’s another view of the March Madness TV schedule for 2019:

2019 NCAA Tournament Schedule

  • Selection Sunday: March 17, 2019; CBS
  • First Four: March 19-20, 2019; Tru TV
  • First round: March 21-22, 2019; CBS, Tru TV, TNT, TBS
  • Second round: March 23-24, 2019; CBS, Tru TV, TNT, TBS
  • Sweet 16: March 28-29, 2019; CBS, TBS
  • Elite Eight: March 30-31, 2019; CBS, TBS
  • Final Four: April 6, 2019; CBS
  • National Championship: April 8, 2019; CBS

For our printable version of the TV schedule for 2019 March Madness, click here for the PDF. Print this out and post it where you have a TV or anywhere where you need a reminder as to when and what channel to watch all the NCAA tournament games, you NCAA fanatic.

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