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The NCAA Tournament Selection Show On CBS Will Be 2 Hours This Year

South Region of the NCAA Tournament.

NCAA Tournament Show

The NCAA Tournament Selection Show on CBS will be a little different this year. 

Typically, the show has been a one-hour broadcast from 6 p.m. E.T. to 7 p.m. E.T. 

This year, it will be two hours, from 5:30 p.m. E.T. to 7:30 p.m. E.T. 

">February 25, 2016

From the NCAA: 

Selection Sunday is getting bigger. The NCAA Basketball Championship Selection Show, featuring the exclusive, live first-time announcement of the pairings for the 2016 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship, is expanding to two hours. Turner Sports and CBS Sports will begin the road to the 2016 Final Four with the newly expanded show, airing Sunday, March 13, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. ET on CBS.

The bigger Selection Show will feature more analysis, more discussion, more interviews and more reactions from teams as they learn their seed, region and opponent. Ernie Johnson will join Greg Gumbel to host the show from the CBS Broadcast Center in New York City. Clark KelloggCharles BarkleyKenny Smith,Seth Davis and Doug Gottlieb will provide analysis breaking down the bracket. Previously, the one-hour Selection Show aired from 6-7 p.m.

Sorry, bubble teams. Those two hours are going to be brutal.