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FUJITSU CHAMPIONS HIGH-TECH INNOVATION WITH NEW CAMPAIGN ON CNN AND SPONSORSHIP OF ‘MADE IN JAPAN’

March 22, 2017 - Fujitsu, the multi-national information technology equipment and services company, is partnering with CNN International Commercial (CNNIC) for an exclusive media campaign to reach international business audiences. The multi-platform advertising and sponsorship campaign combines the scale of CNN’s TV platform with precision targeting on CNN Digital and positions Fujitsu as the exclusive sponsor across all platforms for CNN’s ‘Made In Japan’ programming, which starts this week.

2017 NCAA Tournament is Most-Watched in 24 Years Across Television Through First Sunday, Plus Record-Setting Digital Consumption

Sunday’s Coverage across TBS, CBS, TNT & truTV Averages 11.9 Million Viewers, Up +34% over 2016

March Madness Live Generates All-Time Record 69.1 Million Live Streams to Date, an Increase of +24% from Last Year

Tip Times and Commentator Teams Announced for Regional Semifinals on Thursday, March 23, and Friday, March 24

CBS Sports and Turner Sports announce tip times and commentator teams for the Regional Semifinals of the 2017 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship on Thursday, March 23, and Friday, March 24 (7 p.m.-Midnight, ET, both days), with all remaining games available in their entirety across TBS and CBS, in addition to NCAA March Madness Live.  Exclusive live coverage will begin on TBS both days with Infiniti NCAA Tip-Off at 6 p.m. and will conclude with Inside March Madness presented by Buick following the network’s second game.

2017 NCAA Tournament Second Round Tip Times for Sunday, March 19

Exclusive Second Round Coverage Begins Saturday, March 18

Turner Sports and CBS Sports announce tip times and matchups for Second Round coverage of the 2017 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship on Sunday, March 19 (Noon-Midnight ET), with all games available in their entirety across four national television networks – TBS, CBS, TNT and truTV – and via NCAA March Madness Live. Exclusive live game coverage will continue with the start of Second Round action on Saturday, March 18, beginning at Noon.

Turner Sports and CBS Sports’ Coverage of 2017 NCAA Tournament Delivers Third Highest-Rated First Thursday Since 1991

First Full Thursday of NCAA Tournament Coverage Averages 5.9 HH Rating
Across TBS, CBS, TNT & truTV, Up 5% Over 2016

NCAA March Madness Live Generates 29 Million Live Video Starts for First Thursday,
Up 19%, Along with All-Time Record for Concurrent Streams