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Source: TNS Media Intelligence
In 2007, CBS will again offer "NCAA March Madness on Demand." All games from the first three rounds of the Tournament will be streamed live over the internet, available at no charge to PC users with a broadband connection.
For the 2006 Tournament, CBS signed up 18 advertisers to sponsor these webcasts including Courtyard by Marriott, Dell Computers, Lowe's, Pontiac, and State Farm Insurance. The aforementioned advertisers also ran spots in the TV broadcasts. Advertising units on the webcasts include billboard displays around the perimeter of the viewing window and video ads during the periods when the television broadcasts are in commercial break.
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25 percent, and there are over 300 nationally televised men's basketball games each season on broadcast and cable networks.
By comparison, college and professional football TV ad revenue is distributed exactly the opposite with 75 to 80 percent coming from the regular season and 20 to 25 percent from the post-season.
Network TV Advertising Revenue(2005-06 Regular Season vs. Post-Season
Men's College Basketbal
Total Ad Spend
% Of Total
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