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 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 (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  


 

2021 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: TBD vs. TBD 10:00 AM
Class 2A: TBD vs. TBD 1:00 PM
Class 3A: TBD vs. TBD 4:00 PM
Class 4A: TBD vs. TBD   7:00 PM
   
Saturday, November 26 Time
Class 5A: TBD vs. TBD 10:00 AM
Class 6A: TBD vs. TBD 1:00 PM
Class 7A: TBD vs. TBD 4:00 PM
Class 8A: TBD vs. TBD 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  


 

 

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