Note: This post is in partnership with Sling.
March Madness starts this weekend and, luckily for cord cutters, there are a few live TV streaming services that will let you watch the tournament from start to finish. If you’re looking for the best bang for your buck, Sling is the best value to catch the action over the next three weeks, with Sling Blue streaming games on TNT, TBS, and TruTV for just $35/month.
Get a 3 Day Free Trial of Sling TV
- Click here to get started with a free trial
- Sign up for Sling Blue for March Madness coverage, or a combination of Sling Orange + Blue
- Enjoy 3 days free, then Sling Blue for $35 or both Sling Orange and Blue for $50
March Madness Schedule
Check out the March Madness schedule below, and click here to see where to watch every game throughout the tournament on the NCAA schedule, released on Selection Sunday.
- First Four: March 15-16 (truTV)
- First round: March 17-18 ( CBS, TNT, TBS, and truTV)
- Second round: March 19-20 (CBS, TNT, TBS, and truTV)
- Sweet 16: March 24-25 (TBS and CBS)
- Elite Eight: March 26-27 (TBS and CBS)
- Final Four: April 2 (TBS)
- Championship: April 4 (TBS)
March Madness on Sling TV
For just $35 per month, Sling is the most affordable option to watch March Madness. Sling will stream 49 of the 67 games (including the semifinals and the national championship game) on TBS, TNT, and truTV.
TBS, TNT, truTV are all available with Sling Blue or with Sling Orange + Blue.
Use Paramount+ for CBS Games
Sling does not have local CBS channels in its lineup. However, with a Paramount+ Premium subscription for $9.99/month, you can watch your local CBS affiliate.
March Madness Streaming Price Comparison
Even with the added cost of a second subscription, streaming with Sling TV and Paramount+ is $20 cheaper than the closest competitor.
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What Else Can You Watch with Sling TV?
When March Madness is over, there’s still plenty of content to stream live and on-demand with your Sling TV subscription.
Along with the channels you’ll need for March Madness games, Sling Blue has Discovery Channel, FX, TLC, E!, and more. Sling Orange has ESPN, ESPN2, and ESPN3, as well as Disney Channel, Freeform, and more. Both Sling Blue and Orange have a wide range of channels including A&E, Vice, History Channel, HGTV, and Cartoon Network. Sling also has a lineup of add-on options to get more sports, news, movies, premium channels and more in your package.
All new and existing Sling subscribers (that do not currently have DVR Plus) receive 50 hours of free DVR storage. DVR Plus can be added to your subscription for $5/month to receive 200 hours of storage, as well as the ability to protect your favorite recordings. Looking for more content? Check out Sling’s on-demand library for previously aired content from many of the streaming service’s channels.
You can also catch more sports on Sling including NBA, NHL, PGA Golf, NASCAR, Premier League Soccer, and more.