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CBS Sports and Turner Sports' exclusive coverage of NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship Regional Semifinals up 4 percent

by jmaloni

Press release

Fri, Mar 29th 2013 01:00 pm

2013 NCAA Tournament to date ratings up 5 percent vs. last year

Turner Sports and CBS Sports' exclusive coverage of the 2013 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship Regional Semifinals on Thursday, March 28, averaged a 7.3/14, based on Nielsen overnight ratings, an increase of 4 percent over a 7.0/12 last year. Ratings improved despite three of the four games being decided by 10 points or more.

Exclusive coverage of the 2013 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship across the four networks - TBS, CBS, TNT and truTV - is averaging a gross rating/share of 6.4/14, based on Nielsen overnight ratings, up 5 percent compared with a 6.1/13 tournament to date in 2012.

Regional semifinal coverage continues Friday.

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