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Trying to do an informal poll...I keep hearing networks are moving away from 4x3 safe requirements. Possibly A&E and TBS? Anyone know for sure? Or of others? And this assumes SD feeds are all letterbox? Any help is appreciated. Thx
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A&E and History do letterbox (black bars on top and bottom of screen)
TruTV seems to just be a HD simulcast of the SD channel as the picture is identical...logos in same spots but its 4x3 in SD

These 3 channels other than sports channels I mainly watch
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Trying to do an informal poll...I keep hearing networks are moving away from 4x3 safe requirements. Possibly A&E and TBS? Anyone know for sure? Or of others? And this assumes SD feeds are all letterbox? Any help is appreciated. Thx

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TNN is not 4x3 safe. Same goes for Fox News.

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