IHSA TV Network

                         
 

The IHSA broadcasts State Finals via statewide TV and streaming distribution partnership with Weigel Broadcasting Co. and the NFHS Network. Weigel annually carries the IHSA Playoff Pairing Show, Football State Finals, Girls Basketball State Finals, and Boys Basketball State Finals on its statewide television network. The NFHS Network simulcasts each of the aforementioned events on the internet at IHSA.tv, while also streaming nearly every IHSA State Final - in addition to countless regular-season contests via its School Broadcast Program. Below is information on the upcoming state finals that will be broadcast:

 

IHSA STATE FINAL TV SCHEDULE

The IHSA and Weigel TV will air the IHSA March Madness Preview Show statewide on February 25 and 26. The show will preview some of the teams and top storylines for the girls and boys basketball teams in the state who are still competing for a state championship!

Catch the IHSA March Madness Preview Show on the dates, times, and channels by market below:
 

MARKET STATION CHANNEL DATE TIME
Chicago WCIU/WMEU CW 26/26.1 Feb. 25 1:30 PM
Bloomington WEEK NBC 25.1 Feb. 25 6:30 PM
Champaign WCIX MyNet 49.1/3.2 Feb. 25 9:30 PM
Harrisburg WPSD GPSD TitanTV 6.3 Feb. 26 Noon
Peoria WEEK NBC 25.1 Feb. 25 6:30 PM
Quad Cities KGCW CW/26.1 Feb. 26 2:30 PM
Quincy WGEM FOX/10.3 Feb. 26 11:00 AM
Rockford WIFR CBS 23.1 Feb. 25 10:30 PM
Springfield WCIX MyNet 49.1/3.2 Feb. 25 9:30 PM
St. Louis KNLC Decades 24.5 Feb. 25 1:30 PM



 

AMERICA'S ORIGINAL MARCH MADNESS!

2023 IHSA GIRLS BASKETBALL STATE FINALS

at Illinois State University's Redbird Arena in Normal
Thursday, Friday & Saturday, March 2-4
Get Tickets

Thursday, March 2
Session 1
10:00 AM:  1A Semifinal #1:  TBD vs. TBD
11:45 AM:  1A Semifinal #2:  TBD vs. TBD
Session 2
 2:30 PM:   2A Semifinal #1:  TBD vs. TBD
 4:15 PM:   2A Semifinal #2:  TBD vs. TBD
Session 3 - Session 3 will only be streamed on NFHS Network
 7:00 PM:   1A Third-Place Game
 8:45 PM:   2A Third-Place Game

Friday, March 3
Session 4
10:00 AM:  3A Semifinal #1:  TBD vs. TBD
11:45 AM:  3A Semifinal #2:  TBD vs. TBD
Session 5
 2:30 PM:   4A Semifinal #1:  TBD vs. TBD 
 4:15 PM:   4A Semifinal #2:  TBD vs. TBD  
Session 6 - Session 6 will only be streamed on NFHS Network
 7:00 PM:   3A Third-Place Game
 8:45 PM:   4A Third-Place Game

Saturday, March 4
Session 7
11:00 AM:   1A State Championship
1:00 PM:     2A State Championship
Session 8
 5:30 AM:    3A State Championship
 7:15 PM:    4A State Championship


IHSA TV Network Channel Information By Market
***Check local listings, especially in markets with multiple channels***

Market Station-Channel (Network) 1 Station-Channel (Network) 2
Bloomington-Normal/Peoria WEEK-25.1 (NBC) WEEK-25.3 (CW)
Carbondale/Harrisburg/Paducah WPSD-6.1 (NBC) WPSD-6.2 (Classic)
Champaign/Springfield/Decatur WCIX-49 (MyTV)  
Chicago WCIU-26 (CW) WMEU-48.1 (The U)/WCIU 26.2
Quad Cities KGCW-26.1 (CW)  
Quincy WGEM-10.2 (CW) WGEM-10.3 (Fox)
Rockford WIFR-23.5 (CW)  
St. Louis KNLC-24.5 (Decades)  
Live Stream NFHS Network  


 

AMERICA'S ORIGINAL MARCH MADNESS!

2023 IHSA BOYS BASKETBALL STATE FINALS

at State Farm Center in Champaign-Urbana
Thursday, Friday, & Saturday, March 9-11
Get Tickets

Thursday, March 9
Session 1
10:00 AM:  1A Semifinal #1:  TBD vs. TBD
11:45 AM:  1A Semifinal #2:  TBD vs. TBD
Session 2
 2:30 PM:   2A Semifinal #1:  TBD vs. TBD
 4:15 PM:   2A Semifinal #2:  TBD vs. TBD
Session 3 - Session 3 will only be streamed on NFHS Network
 7:00 PM:   1A Third-Place Game
 8:45 PM:   2A Third-Place Game

Friday, March 10
Session 4
10:00 AM:  3A Semifinal #1:  TBD vs. TBD
11:30 AM:  3A Semifinal #2:  TBD vs. TBD
Session 5
 2:30 PM:   4A Semifinal #1:  TBD vs. TBD 
 4:30 PM:   4A Semifinal #2:  TBD vs. TBD
Session 6 - Session 6 will only be streamed on NFHS Network
 7:00 PM:   3A Third-Place Game
 8:30 PM:   4A Third-Place Game

Saturday, March 11
Session 7
11:00 AM:   1A State Championship
1:15 PM:     2A State Championship
Session 8
 5:30 AM:    3A State Championship
 7:30PM:     4A State Championship


IHSA TV Network Channel Information By Market
***Check local listings, especially in markets with multiple channels***

Market Station-Channel (Network) 1 Station-Channel (Network) 2
Bloomington-Normal/Peoria WEEK-25.1 (NBC) WEEK-25.3 (CW)
Carbondale/Harrisburg/Paducah WPSD-6.1 (NBC) WPSD-6.2 (Classic)
Champaign/Springfield/Decatur WCIX-49 (MyTV)  
Chicago WCIU-26 (CW) WMEU-48.1 (The U)/WCIU 26.2
Quad Cities KGCW-26.1 (CW)  
Quincy WGEM-10.2 (CW) WGEM-10.3 (Fox)
Rockford WIFR-23.5 (CW)  
St. Louis KNLC-24.5 (Decades)  
Live Stream NFHS Network  


 

The 256 qualifiers for the 2022 IHSA Football Playoffs will be revealed on Saturday, October 22. The IHSA has unprecedented coverage planned for the evening.

The IHSA Playoff Pairing Preview show will air exclusively on the NFHS Network from 7:30 PM to 8:00 PM, as Illinois radio stalwart Jim Taylor, recruiting guru "Edgy" Tim O'Halloran, and bracketologist Steve Soucie will set the stage on the biggest storylines for the playoff field.

The trio will give way to the IHSA TV Network at 8:00 PM, as the 256-team field and first round matchups across eight classes are revealed throughout the hour. At 9:00 PM, Taylor, O'Halloran, and Soucie return to the NFHS Network for live reaction and breakdown of the brackets.

IHSA Football Playoff Pairings Night
Saturday, October 22, 2022

Time Show How To Watch
7:30 - 8:00 PM Preview Show Watch on the NFHS Network
8:00 - 9:00 PM Bracket Reveals IHSA TV Network (channels below) or Watch on the NFHS Network
9:00 - 10:00 PM Breakdown Show Watch on NFHS Network


IHSA TV Network Channel Information By Market
***Check local listings, especially in markets with multiple channels***

Market Station-Channel (Network) 1 Station-Channel (Network) 2
Bloomington-Normal/Peoria WEEK-25.1 (NBC) WEEK-25.3 (CW)
Carbondale/Harrisburg/Paducah WPSD-6.1 (NBC) WPSD-6.2 (Classic)
Champaign/Springfield/Decatur WCIX-49.1 (MyTV)  
Chicago WCIU-26 (CW) WMEU-48.1 (The U)/WCIU 26.2
Quad Cities KGCW-26.1 (CW)  
Quincy WGEM-10.2 (CW) WGEM-10.3 (Fox)
Rockford WIFR-23.5 (CW)  
St. Louis KNLC-24.5 (Decades)  
Live Stream NFHS Network  


2022 IHSA Football State Championships  
Live from Memorial Stadium on the University
of Illinois campus in Champaign-Urbana

Click for info, tickets, lodging and more

 
 
Friday, November 25 Time
Class 1A: Camp Point Central vs. Lena-Winslow 10:00 AM
Class 2A: St. Teresa vs. Tri-Valley 1:00 PM
Class 3A: Williamsville vs. IC Catholic 4:00 PM
Class 4A: Sacred Heart-Griffin vs. Providence Catholic  7:00 PM
   
Saturday, November 26 Time
Class 5A: Peoria vs. Nazareth Academy 10:00 AM
Class 6A: East St. Louis vs. Prairie Ridge 1:00 PM
Class 7A: Batavia vs. Mt. Carmel 4:00 PM
Class 8A: Loyola Academy vs. Lincoln-Way East 7:00 PM


IHSA TV Network Channel Information By Market
***Check local listings, especially in markets with multiple channels***

Market Station-Channel (Network) 1 Station-Channel (Network) 2
Bloomington-Normal/Peoria WEEK-25.1 (NBC) WEEK-25.3 (CW)
Carbondale/Harrisburg/Paducah WPSD-6.1 (NBC) WPSD-6.2 (Classic)
Champaign/Springfield/Decatur WCIX-49 (MyTV)  
Chicago WCIU-26 (CW) WMEU-48.1 (The U)/WCIU 26.2
Quad Cities KGCW-26.1 (CW)  
Quincy WGEM-10.2 (CW) WGEM-10.3 (Fox)
Rockford WIFR-23.5 (CW)  
St. Louis KNLC-24.5 (Decades)  
Live Stream NFHS Network