Women's college basketball title game to be aired on ABC in 2023 and
The College Basketball Championship will be broadcast on ABC in 2023 & 2024
The Women's Championship will air on television for the first time.
The rights were held by 4.CBS in the 1980s, 1990s, and early 2000s.
Burke Magnus, president of 5.ESPN, told The Athletic that this decision was planned for a while
ABC also broadcast two matchups in the first round and four Sweet 16 games.
ESPN claims that the title game was the most watched in 18 years.
And was the most-watched college basketball game on ESPN since 2008.
59.91 million. This was an 18% increase from 2021, and 31% from 2019. The 2020 tournament was cancelled due to the COVID-19 Pandemic.
On average, 4.6 million viewers tuned in to ABC for the 2022 Stanley Cup Final between Tampa Bay Lightning and Colorado Avalanche.