Show love for your favorite team, get ready for March Madness!

The most exciting time in college basketball is right around the corner! March Madness is only a few weeks away! It is time to start bringing out your college gear and planning your watch parties. See below for the schedule, and make sure you have access to cheer on your favorite team with your TV package.

march madness blogWhen does March Madness start?

The Madness officially begins on March 13th, 2022, with Selection Sunday. Then, things pick up quickly soon after.


  • First Four play-in games: March 15th–16th
  • 1st and 2nd Rounds: March 17th–20th 
  • Sweet 16 and Regional Finals: March 24th–25th
  • Elite Eight: March 26th-27th
  • Final Four: April 2nd
  • National Championship: April 4th

What channels play March Madness?

GVTC Channels that will broadcast the games:

  • First Four - TruTV
  • First and Second Rounds - CBS, TBS, TNT, and TruTV
  • Regional Semifinals and Final (Sweet Sixteen & Elite Eight) - CBS and TBS
  • National Semifinals (Final Four) and Championship - TBS

Tiers/packages customers need in order to see the games:

  • 5/505 CBS -Local Tier
  • 23/523 TBS -Top 100 Tier
  • 28/528 TNT -Top 100 Tier
  • 75/575 TruTV -Top 100 Tier

Trust us when we say you don’t want to miss any of March Madness! And with GVTC TV packages, you'll never miss a game.

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