March has arrived and March Madness is days away. Brackets will be busted as the best men’s college basketball teams compete for a chance at a National Championship. The 84th edition of the tournament will begin on Tuesday, March 14, and reach its conclusion at NRG Stadium in Houston on Monday, April 3, with the national championship game.
March Madness Dates
First Round – March 16-17
Second Round – March 18-19
Sweet Sixteen – March 23-24
Elite Eight – March 25-26
Final Four – April 1
National Championship – April 3
68 teams will compete in 67 games during the single-elimination tournament. Cord cutters can find out how to watch all of March Madness 2023, below.
How to Watch March Madness 2023 Live Without Cable
CBS, TNT, TBS, and truTV will combine to air all of the games throughout the 2023 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament.
You can watch live games on CBS for free with an antenna. You can find out which CBS affiliates are in your area by using a service like Antenna Web.
March Madness will be available on video streaming services that provide viewers with access to the channels covering the tournament. DIRECTV STREAM, fuboTV, Hulu + Live TV, Sling TV, and YouTube TV are all ways to watch live March Madness games on Roku, Fire TV, Apple TV and other compatible devices.
Watch March Madness 2023 Live on DIRECTV STREAM
DIRECTV STREAM will be home to every shot and Cinderella Story during March Madness 2023. The Entertainment package includes CBS, TNT, TBS, and truTV, and over 75 channels, so viewers can watch each game and more for only $74.99 per month. There are no contracts, no hidden fees, and a subscription includes unlimited cloud DVR storage. New subscribers can take advantage of a 5-day free trial before subscribing.
Watch March Madness 2023 Live on Hulu + Live TV
Hulu + Live TV will air live games throughout March Madness for $69.99 per month. The service includes CBS, TBS, TNT, TruTV, and over 85 channels. Plus, subscribers get unlimited access to the Hulu library, Disney+, and live sports on ESPN+ for no additional charge. Record your favorite shows and sporting events for up to 9 months with unlimited DVR storage.
Watch March Madness 2023 Live on fuboTV
fuboTV is $74.99/mo. following a 7-day free trial and offers live March Madness games on CBS. The service doesn’t carry the Turner Sports channels (TNT, TBS, truTV) but it does include over 140 channels and over 100 sporting events with the Pro plan. Relive your favorite moments during the tournament and rewatch your favorite shows with 1000 hours and Cloud DVR space.
Watch March Madness 2023 Live on Sling TV
Sling TV packages range from $40 to $55/mo. making it one of the most affordable ways to watch March Madness. For $40 per month, Sling Blue carries TNT, TBS, and truTV in its 39-channel lineup. The service doesn’t offer CBS but the plan includes 50 hours of DVR, so you can record the biggest moments of the tournament.
Watch March Madness 2023 Live on Paramount+
Paramount+ will simulstream all games that air on CBS as part of the Premium plan throughout March Madness. For $9.99/month or $99.99 annually (a savings of 16%) you can watch live games all the way up to the National Championship. Try it for free for seven days.
Watch March Madness 2023 Live on YouTube TV
YouTube TV costs $64.99/mo. after a 7-day free trial and offers unlimited Cloud DVR and 3 simultaneous streams. The provider carries March Madness on CBS, TBS, TNT, and truTV, local channels, some regional sports networks, CBS Sports Network, ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU, FOX Sports 1, SEC Network, and Stadium.