Important notice to WIS viewers: Sports coverage leads to program changes Thursday - Sunday

Published: Mar. 10, 2010 at 7:34 PM EST|Updated: Mar. 22, 2010 at 1:59 PM EDT
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It's tournament time in college basketball, and this week WIS is airing all the first and second round games of the SEC basketball tournament and the semifinal and final rounds of the ACC basketball tournament.  As a result of this special programming, some regular WIS programs on Thursday through Sunday,  March 11-14 will be delayed or preempted.  Others will air on our digital multicast channel 10.2.  WIS 10.2 is also carried on Time Warner Cable. Time Warner subscribers who have a digital cable box can find this programming on channel 806, which normally carries the WIS Weather Plus channel.

Other cable and satellite subscribers can watch WIS 10.2 over the air if they have an over-the-air antenna connected either to a digital TV receiver or a digital converter box.  For the complete, detailed WIS 10.1 and 10.2 program schedules, go to and click on the "What's On" tab at the top of the homepage.

The following basketball games will air on the main WIS on-air channel 10.1, on Dish Network and DirecTV, on Time Warner Cable channels 3 (SD) and 805 (HD), and on other local cable systems:

SEC Basketball Tournament:

Thursday, March 11

1:00 pm: USC vs. Alabama

3:30 pm: LSU vs. Tennessee

7:30 pm: Auburn vs. Florida

10:00 pm: Georgia vs. Arkansas

Friday, March 12

1:00 pm: Kentucky vs. winner of USC vs. Alabama

3:30 pm: Ole Miss vs. winner of LSU vs. Tennessee

7:30 pm: Mississippi State vs. winner of Auburn vs. Florida

10:00 pm: Vanderbilt vs. winner of Georgia vs. Arkansas

ACC Basketball Tournament:   

Saturday, March 13

1:30 pm: Semifinal game #1

4:00 pm: Semifinal game #2

Sunday, March 14

12:30 pm: Championship game

Because of the basketball broadcasts on Thursday and Friday, "Rachael Ray", "Dr. Phil", "Oprah", and "Entertainment Tonight" will not air on those days.  WIS will air the Thursday and Friday afternoon and evening NBC program lineup on our digital multicast channel 10.2 and on Time Warner digital cable channel 806,  "Days of Our Lives" airs 1-2 pm and the NBC primetime shows air from 8-11p.  Viewers who cannot watch these shows over the air or on cable may be able to watch streaming video of the shows after they air on,, or, in the case of Friday's "Dateline NBC" episode, on

WIS News 10 at 11 will be delayed until 12 midnight Thursday and Friday, after the basketball games end.  The NBC late night lineup, "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno", "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon", "Last Call with Carson Daly", and "Poker After Dark" will air on WIS one hour later than their usual times.

On Saturday, March 13, NBC Sports coverage of PGA golf, the WGC-CA Championship will air 2-6 pm on WIS 10.2 and on Time Warner digital cable channel 806.  On Sunday, March 13, the final round of the WGC-CA Championship will air 3:30-7 pm on the main WIS channel.  Due to Sunday's golf coverage, WIS News 10 at 6pm and NBC Nightly News will be preempted.