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CBS Sports set for 69th Consecutive Masters Broadcast from Augusta National Golf Club

Apr 01, 2024 03:10PM ● By Kelsey Swire

For the 69th consecutive year CBS Sports is set to broadcast the Masters Tournament, the most renowned event in golf, April 11-14 from Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga. The Masters is the longest-running sporting event broadcast on one network. 

CBS Sports’ multiplatform coverage is highlighted by broadcast coverage on the CBS Television Network and streaming live on Paramount+, with third round action on Saturday, April 13 (3:00-7:00 PM, ET) and the final round on Sunday, April 14 (2:00-7:00 PM, ET). Masters Highlights additionally will air Thursday, April 11 and Friday, April 12 (11:35-11:50 PM, ET) on CBS and Paramount+.

In his 39th consecutive year covering the Masters, Jim Nantz will serve as host for the 37th time. 2008 Masters champion Trevor Immelman joins Nantz as the lead analyst at the Masters for the second time.

 CBS Sports’ golf team working alongside Nantz and Immelman will include Ian Baker-Finch, Dottie Pepper (on-course reporter), Frank Nobilo, Verne Lundquist, Andrew Catalon, and Amanda Balionis, contributing with interviews.

 CBS Sports' coverage of the Masters will be produced by Sellers Shy (coordinating producer) along with Jim Rikhoff and directed by Steve Milton (lead director) along with Bob Matina. Andy Freedman and Chris Svendsen will serve as replay producers. Freedman will produce the Masters Highlights shows, and Cory Fishman will direct. 

 Sean McManus is Chairman, CBS Sports. David Berson is President, CBS Sports. Harold Bryant is Executive Producer and Executive Vice President, Production, CBS Sports.

Masters Live Complements Broadcast Coverage with More Than 100 Hours of Additional Live Streaming Video Across Paramount+ & CBS Sports Digital Platforms

Masters Live, featuring full-day streaming coverage of the 2024 Masters Tournament will offer four channels of live action available on Paramount+,, and the CBS Sports app for mobile devices. Masters Live will extend CBS Sports’ broadcast coverage throughout the week from Augusta National Golf Club, offering more than 100 additional hours of live video along with in-progress highlights. 

The 2024 Masters Live line-up of channels includes:

 ·       Featured Groups: Shane Bacon, Colt Knost and Billy Kratzert will lead featured groups morning coverage. In addition, Brian Crowell and Smylie Kaufman will serve as announcers for the afternoon coverage.

·       Amen Corner: Grant Boone and Mark Immelman serve as announcers for live streaming coverage of the 11th, 12th and 13th holes.

·       Holes 15 & 16: Iona Stephen, Ned Michaels and Smylie Kaufman will provide commentary and analysis for live streaming coverage of the 15th and 16th holes.

·       Masters On the Range: Presented all week on Masters Live, CBS Sports Network, Paramount+ and CBS Sports Digital platforms (Monday: Noon-2:00 p.m. ET; Tuesday-Wednesday: 9:00-11:00 a.m. ET; Thursday-Friday: 8:30-10:30 a.m. ET; Saturday-Sunday: 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. ET), Masters On the Range will feature interviews with players, analysis of those in the field and breakdowns from the Tournament Practice Area at Augusta National leading up to and throughout the 2024 Masters. Kelly Tilghman, Michael Breed, Brian Crowell, Amanda Balionis and Iona Stephen will provide commentary throughout the week.

In addition to live golf action, Masters Live will present video highlights and Augusta National aerials, as well as historical footage and Interview Room commentary. Masters Live will be available on Paramount+ as well as and the CBS Sports app for mobile devices.

CBS Sports HQ, the free 24/7 streaming sports news network, will have nearly 50 hours of comprehensive live coverage beginning Monday, April 8. CBS Sports HQ will feature on-site previews and recaps after each round, live look-ins, leaderboard updates as well as interviews with Trevor Immelman following the third and final rounds. The First Cut and co-hosts Kyle Porter and Rick Gehman also will be on-site to break down all the action on CBS Sports HQ, with daily podcasts and additional episodes airing on CBS Sports Network.


CBS Sports to Air Five Masters Specials, Including The 2019 Masters: A Sunday Unlike Any Other, Recounting Tiger Woods Improbably Capturing a Fifth Green Jacket

Leading into live weekend coverage of the Masters, CBS Sports will broadcast five Masters specials – airing on the CBS Television Network and streaming live on Paramount+ – highlighting the tradition and memorable moments surrounding Augusta National Golf Club.

·       The 2019 Masters: A Sunday Unlike Any Other in partnership with Rolex (Saturday, April 13, 2:00-3:00 PM, ET) will reflect on the 2019 Masters, and how Tiger Woods improbably went on to capture a fifth Masters title. The show will feature a comprehensive retrospective on the sequence of moments that led to Woods’ victory, including commentary from Woods himself, along with fellow contenders on the leaderboard, Woods’ then-caddie Joe LaCava, as well as those who contributed to the broadcast from on-site at Augusta National.

·       Jim Nantz Remembers Augusta: The Spanish Inspiration in partnership with Rolex (Sunday, April 14, 1:00-2:00 PM, ET) will highlight 1994 and 1999 Masters champion Jose Maria Olazabal. The special features an extended Olazabal interview with Nantz as well as a visit to his native Basque region of Spain. Olazabal also reflects on his most memorable Masters moments, and how Seve Ballesteros’ mentorship – a fellow Spaniard and Masters champion – helped inspire him to serve as a mentor to a new generation of Masters champions hailing from Spain: Sergio Garcia and Jon Rahm.

·       On Saturday, April 13 (12:30-1:30 PM, ET), We Need to Talk at the Masters presented by AT&T will highlight a special episode from Augusta National Golf Club featuring Balionis and Pepper, along with Tracy Wolfson and Katrina Adams. The show will include segments from Butler Cabin previewing Saturday’s third round and a recap of the Augusta National Women’s Amateur – including an interview with the champion. Features will center around Rachel Heck and the Stanford women’s golf team,  Pepper exploring the history behind the iconic horticulture of Augusta National, and a reflective look at LPGA Tour player Alexa Pano’s connection to Augusta National.

·       The Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship: An Invitation to the Masters (Saturday, April 13, 1:30-2:00 PM, ET) will highlight Jasper Stubbs (Australia). The special will reflect on how Stubbs earned his Masters invitation by winning the Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship last October at renowned Royal Melbourne Golf Club in addition to following Stubbs’ journey in Augusta during the 2024 Masters.

·       The Latin America Amateur Championship: An Invitation to the Masters (Sunday, April 14, 12:30-1:00 PM, ET) will profile Santiago de la Fuente (Mexico). The show will recount his victory in January at the Latin America Amateur Championship that earned him an invitation into the 2024 Masters, while also documenting his experience on-site at Augusta National during the week of the Masters.


CBS Sports Network Week-Long Coverage

·       Masters On the Range: CBS Sports Network, along with Masters Live, will start off Masters week on Monday, April 8 with Masters On the Range, airing live each day featuring interviews with players, analysis of the field and breakdowns from the Tournament Practice Area at Augusta National.

·       Re-Airs and Replays: Along with Masters On the Range, CBS Sports Network will air an encore of CBS Sports’ live third-round coverage of the 2024 Masters on Saturday night (8:00 PM, ET) and the final round on Sunday evening (8:00 PM, ET). The network also will re-air the 2024 final round on Monday, April 15 (6:00 PM, ET). Additionally, CBS Sports Network sets the stage for this year’s Tournament with a replay of the 2023 Masters final round on Wednesday, April 10 (6:00 PM, ET).


2024 MASTERS SCHEDULE ACROSS CBS SPORTS PLATFORMS (All Times Eastern) * Start and end times are estimates and subject to change, varying by as much as an hour. All times Eastern.