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US Over-The-Air HDTV Networks
ABC HD - broadcasting 720p
ABC broadcasts their prime time episodic programming in HDTV and DD 5.1 for the eleventh consecutive year in the 2011-2012 TV season. Including new programs Revenge and Pan Am, and existing hits Castle, Desperate Housewives, Grey’s Anatomy, Dancing With The Stars. In addition, ABC offers theatrical movies, and special events like The Oscars and The Tournament of Roses Parade.
Sports - 'ESPN On ABC' NBA, NBA Playoffs and The Finals, Saturday Night College Football, NASCAR and Chase For The Cup, IndyCar Series including the Indianapolis 500, Championship Figure Skating, NCAA college football BCS Rose Bowl
Daytime - The Chew, Good Morning America, The View, General Hospital
Late Night - Jimmy Kimmel Live!
News - ABC World News with Diana Sawyer, Nightline, 20/20, This Week, and ABC World News Now
Some ABC programs are still SD or SD widescreen format which is not native HDTV. ABC HD is available via antenna in most areas, most Cable, Fiber, IPTV systems, and DirecTV and Dish Network (contact your provider for details).
CBS HD - broadcasting 1080i
For the thirteenth consecutive year in 2011-2012, CBS broadcasts its prime time episodic programming in HDTV and DD 5.1, including new programs 2 Broke Girls and Person Of Interest, along with existing hits Survivor, CSI, The Good Wife, and the revamped Two and a Half Men. In addition, CBS offers theatrical and original made for TV movies, special events like The Grammys and Victoria's Secret.
Sports - US Open Tennis Championship, NCAA Men's Basketball Championship and weekly regular season games, NCAA college football games including weekly SEC games and the SEC Championship, Army-Navy Game, PGA, The Masters, PGA Championship, CBS SportsDesk, The NFL Today, The NFL On CBS and AFC Playoffs
Daytime - CBS This Morning, The Young And The Restless, The Price Is Right, Bold And Beautiful
Late Night - Late Show with David Letterman, The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson
News - CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley, 60 Minutes, CBS Sunday Morning
Some CBS programs, including Big Brother, are still SD, while others like Undercover Boss are broadcast in SD widescreen format which is not native HDTV. CBS HD is available via antenna in most areas, most Cable, Fiber, IPTV systems, and DBS (contact your provider for details).
FOX HD - broadcasting 720p
For the eighth consecutive year, FOX offers prime time programming in HDTV and DD 5.1 in the 2011-2012 TV season, including new programs New Girl and The X Factor, along with existing hits Glee, The Simpsons, American Idol. In addition, FOX offers special events like The Emmys and Teen Choice.
Sports - NASCAR and the Daytona 500, MLB regular season games, MLB Playoffs and The World Series, NFL On FOX, the NFC playoffs, FOX NFL Sunday, The OT
News - FOX Sunday News, FOX News Special Events / Breaking Coverage
Some FOX programs, including Hell's Kitchen, are broadcast in SD widescreen format which is not native HDTV. FOX HD is available via antenna in most areas, most Cable, Fiber, IPTV systems, and DBS (contact your provider for details). America's Most Wanted now available in HD.
ION HD - broadcasting 720p
For the third consecutive year in the 2011-2012 television season, ION offers syndicated HDTV programming Criminal Minds, Without A Trace, Flashpoint, Psych, George Lopez, Ghost Whisperer, Monk, and ION Movies. ION HD is available via antenna in many areas, most Cable, Fiber, IPTV systems, and DBS (contact your provider for details).
MyNetworkTV HD - broadcasting 720p
In their sixth year of network HD broadcasting in 2011-2012, MyNetworkTV offers syndicated programming in HDTV for two hour blocks Monday through Friday including Law & Order: SVU, Cold Case, Burn Notice, Without A Trace and Monk. MNTV HD is available via antenna in most areas, most Cable, Fiber, IPTV systems, and DBS (contact your provider for details).
NBC HD - broadcasting 1080i
In their tenth consecutive year of prime time HDTV, NBC broadcasts new episodic programs in HDTV and DD 5.1 for the 2011-2012 TV season. New programs include Smash and Rock Center with Brian Williams, along with existing hits 30 Rock, Chuck, The Office, Law and Order: SVU. Special events in HD include Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade and Christmas in Rockefeller Center.
Sports - Horse racing's Triple Crown, Notre Dame college football, PGA, The US Open, and Ryder Cup golf, regular season NHL On NBC, NHL Playoffs and The Stanley Cup, Summer / Winter Olympics, Football Night In America, NFL Sunday Night Football, NFL Wild Card Playoffs, Super Bowl XLVI
Daytime - The Today Show, Days Of Our Lives
Late Night - The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, Saturday Night Live, Last Call with Carson Daly
News - The NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams, Rock Center, Dateline, Meet The Press
NBC HD is available via antenna in most areas, most Cable, Fiber, IPTV systems, and DBS (contact your provider for details).
PBS HD - broadcasting 1080i
Broadcasting in HD since 1998, PBS HD programs include new episodes of American Experience, Antiques Roadshow, American Masters, History Detectives, Nova, Soundstage, Sesame Street, This Old House, PBS NewsHour, Austin City Limits, Frontline, Nature, Great Performances, many with DD5.1. In addition they also offer many SD widescreen programs. PBS HD is available via antenna in most areas, and from most Cable, Fiber, IPTV systems, and DBS. Note that most PBS digital stations multicast with three subchannels, which affects HD image quality, and some convert to 720p HD format.
TeleFutura HD - broadcasting 1080i
Broadcasting in HD since 2010, TeleFutura offers "counter programming" traditional Spanish-language schedules with an innovative lineup of top-quality entertainment. TeleFutura satisfies the tremendous thirst for diverse programming that today's multifaceted U.S. Hispanic community demands. Original programming series include Rompiendo los LÃ*mites and Choques Extremos. TeleFutura HD is available via antenna in many areas, most Cable, Fiber, IPTV systems, and DBS (contact your provider for details).
Telemundo HD - broadcasting 1080i
Telemundo, a leading producer of innovative and high-quality content for Hispanics in the U.S. and around the world, has been available in HD since 2009. Telemundo is the first Spanish-language network to offer HD content both at the local and network levels, expanding HD content to its prime time novelas, sports broadcasts and specials. Upcoming programs include Ojo Por Ojo, FÃ*sico o QuÃ*mica, and Caidas del Cielo. Telemundo HD is available via antenna in many areas, most Cable, Fiber, IPTV systems, and DBS (contact your provider for details).
The CW HD - broadcasting 1080i
The CW offers their tenth year of prime time HDTV and DD 5.1 in 2011-2012. Including new HD programs Ringer and Hart Of Dixie, along with existing hits The Vampire Diaries, 90210, Gossip Girl, and the Spring 2012 farewell season of One Tree Hill. The CW HD is available via antenna in most areas, most Cable, Fiber, IPTV systems, and DBS (contact your provider for details).
Univision HD - broadcasting 1080i
Offering HDTV since 2010, Univision is home of must-see novelas, the biggest Latin entertainment television events, the most popular soccer tournaments on the planet and the most trusted news in Spanish. Univision provides Hispanic America with an unparalleled connection to its favorite stars and programming. Noticiero Univision, Primer Impacto, Â¡Despierta AmÃ©rica!, Al Punto, Mira Quien Baila, and Â¡Viva la Familia! are all available in HD. Univision HD is available via antenna in many areas, most Cable, Fiber, IPTV systems, and DBS (contact your provider for details).
US DBS, Cable, Fiber, IPTV HDTV Programming
A&E HD - broadcasting 720p
A very high percentage of A&E's primetime schedule is available in HD, including new original shows like Dog the Bounty Hunter, Gene Simmons Family Jewels, Hoarders, as well as syndicated series CSI: Miami, Cold Case Files, The First 48, and The Sopranos. Non-HD is stretched.
ABC Family HD - broadcasting 720p
Part of the Disney-ABC-TV Group, ABC Family’s programming is a mix of quality acquired series and theatricals as well as original movies and scripted dramas. Current programs include The Secret Life of the American Teenager, Pretty Little Liars, Make It Or Break It. ABC Family is also the destination for Holiday events with 13 Nights Of Halloween and 25 Days of Christmas.
Africa Channel HD - broadcasting ?
The Africa Channel is a showcase for the African continent's most outstanding English language television series, specials, documentaries feature films, music, event specials, biographies, soap operas, current business analysis, cultural and historical programs, shows that reflect the people of Africa, their incredible stories, their daily lives, their music and art, their successes, celebrations and challenges.
AMC HD - broadcasting 1080i
Rainbow Media Holdings now offers the HD version of AMC, that celebrates classic movies and high-quality scripted series. AMC's comprehensive library of popular movies strikes a meaningful chord with its audience, and their critically acclaimed original series Mad Men and Breaking Bad are both available in HD, and HD VOD on many cable systems. AMC - Story Matters Here. Non-HD is stretched.
Animal Planet HD - broadcasting 1080i
From the Discovery family of channels, Animal Planet is the only television network dedicated exclusively to the connection between humans and animals. The network brings people of all ages together by tapping into a fundamental fascination with animals through an array of fresh programming that includes humor, competition, drama and spectacle from the animal kingdom. Non-HD is stretched.
BBC America HD - broadcasting 1080i
BBC America HD highlights the biggest names and the best programs in British entertainment, including The Graham Norton Show, Top Gear, Bedlam. BBC America brings audiences a new generation of award-winning television featuring news with a uniquely global perspective, provocative dramas, razor-sharp comedies and life-changing makeovers, pushing the boundaries to deliver high quality, highly addictive and eminently watchable programming to viewers who demand more.
BET HD - broadcasting 1080i
BET, a division of Viacom, is the leading provider of media and entertainment for African Americans and consumers of Black culture globally. Original programming includes 106 & Park, Reed Between the Lines, The Game, Let's Stay Together.
BTN HD - broadcasting 720p
The Big Ten Network HD showcases a wide array of sports as well as original programming produced by the conference's 11 institutions, operating 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Simultaneous HD live events may be available on alternative channels; check with your provider for details.
The Biography Channel HD - broadcasting 720p
The Biography Channel knows everyone has a story, and is dedicated to presenting the most compelling stories of the world's most interesting people. The exclusive home to the Emmy-Award winning Biography series features a dynamic blend of original and acquired series and specials including Aftermath With William Shatner, I Survived, Celebrity Ghost Stories, Notorious. Non-HD is stretched.
Bloomberg Television HD - broadcasting 1080i
Reaching over 310 million households worldwide, Bloomberg Television is based on the power of Bloomberg News, a global infrastructure of some of the world's best business reporters. We deliver the most timely, accurate and concise business news coverage, together with context and insights based on unbiased information – all available in HD.
BlueHighways TV HD - broadcasting ?
BHTV is known for their exploration of the people, stories, traditions and music of America. Some that viewers will be able to view in the enhanced format include American Journeys, Heart to Heart and Woodsongs.
Bravo HD - broadcasting 1080i
From NBCU, Bravo HD provides original programming and movies dedicated to the arts, fashion, and popular culture. With Bravo's lineup of unscripted television, viewers get a candid look at some of Hollywood's brightest stars and are exposed to exciting, new personalities. The network's critically acclaimed and award-winning original programming includes Millionaire Matchmaker and The Real Housewives Of New Jersey / Beverly Hills / Atlanta.
Catholic TV HD - broadcasting ?
Catholic TV now offers its entire programming slate in HD. Programming includes This is the Day, an international newscast and interview program with guests from around the world, WOW! The CatholicTV Challenge for children, and House + Home in 3D.
Cartoon Network HD - broadcasting 1080i
Cartoon Network is Turner Broadcasting System's 24-hour cable service offering the best in animated entertainment. Drawing from the world’s largest cartoon library, Cartoon Network currently offers original programming Gumball, The Looney Tunes Show, MAD, The Problem Solverz. Cartoon Network also features Adult Swim, its signature late night block of animation for grown-ups including China, IL, Squidbillies, Metalocalypse, The Heart, She Holler. Non-HD is stretched.
CBS College Sports HD - broadcasting 1080i
CBS College Sports is the leading digital and cable programming company dedicated to college sports. Connecting more fans to more college sports than any other company, televising regular-season and championship events for 35 men's and women's college sports. HD programming includes including NCAA college basketball, Navy NCAA college football, CBS Sports encore presentations of SEC football games, etc.
Centric HD - broadcasting 1080i
Centric HD targets an audience of 25-to 54-year-old African-Americans, while also reaching out to other multicultural audiences. Centric features new shows including Soul Train Awards 2011, The Hot 10, Model City, along with reality and music programming including The Steve Harvey Project, In Living Color.
Cinemax HD - broadcasting 1080i
Home Box Office is transmitting HDTV feeds of its 24 hour premium television service, Cinemax. Features include Hatchet II, Knight And Day, and original series Chemistry, Strike Back. All Cinemax channels are available in HD. All programming on the main Cinemax HD channel is "100% HDTV". Look for Cinemax HD on VOD.
CNBC HD+ - broadcasting 1080i
From NBCU, CNBC is the recognized global leader in business news, providing real-time financial market coverage and business information to viewers worldwide. Among the features exclusive to CNBC HD+ are in-depth information on daily market movers, global indexes, commodities, and currencies - all in one platform. A revolutionary charting tool displays percent returns across multiple time spans, and provides viewers with deep drill-downs on company fundamentals, earnings, and more. The service also includes a secondary video window with its own audio channel, so viewers can opt to follow live testimonies, press conferences and other important events. CNBC HD+ highlights an improved ticker and index panel, which retains the same format, but enables high-definition viewers to track more companies and market data at the same time.
CNN HD - broadcasting 1080i
From Turner Broadcasting, CNN is the original 24-hour cable news network. CNN provides live coverage and analysis of breaking news, as well as a full range of business, weather, entertainment, health and science news programs and topical in-depth interviews from broadcast studios in Atlanta, New York City, Washington, D.C., and Los Angeles. HD programs include Piers Morgan Tonight, American Morning, Anderson Cooper 360, John King, USA.
Comedy Central HD - broadcasting 1080i
The Viacom network offers original HD programs South Park, The Sarah Silverman Program, Benders Big Score, Tosh.0, Michael and Michael. A number of feature films, stand up specials and Comedy Central Presents are also in HD. The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and The Colbert Report are now in HD.
Cooking Channel HD - broadcasting 1080i
Featuring both new talent and Food Network personalities, the Cooking Channel HD provides avid food lovers with 24-hour menu of food information and instructional cooking programming.
Country Music Television HD - broadcasting 1080i
From Viacom, HD mirror of SD channel, with limited HD at this time. CMT is the #1 place for country music fans to find videos, news, awards, new artists, live concerts and television shows. They offer a variety of music programming with staples including the CMT Music Awards and CMT Crossroads, plus heartland-oriented entertainment.
Crime & Investigation HD - broadcasting 720p
Real crime, real people, real drama – Crime & Investigation Network HD is the ultimate destination for viewers looking to unearth the real story behind the headlines. CI HD opens the door to crime labs, police archives and courtrooms, providing a behind the scenes look at criminal investigations, probing unexplained mysteries and examining the lives of infamous murderers and outlaws. CI HD will feature series such as Rookies, Crime 360, Gangland and Mobsters. From A&E Networks. Limited HD at this time, non-HD is stretched.
C-SPAN HD / C-SPAN 2 HD / C-SPAN 3 HD - broadcasting ?
Founded in 1979, C-SPAN is a private, non-profit public service of the cable television industry that covers the political process. C-SPAN receives no funding from any government. C-SPAN’s operating revenues come from license fees paid by cable systems and satellite companies that offer the network to their customers.
Discovery HD - broadcasting 1080i
HD mirror of the SD channel, with a crop and zoom approach for SD. Discovery Channel brings viewers engaging stories and extraordinary experiences that share knowledge, satisfy curiosity and inspire the very joy of discovery. Programming genres include science, natural history, anthropology, survival, geography, engineering, and groundbreaking specials such as the blockbuster Planet Earth and returning hit series including Deadliest Catch, Dirty Jobs, Survivorman, Futureweapons, and Man Vs. Wild. Programs now available in HD include Tank Overhaul, Mythbusters and Lobster Wars. Life, an eleven episode series, celebrates the truly jaw-dropping, eye-popping natural wonders of the planet, many never before seen, narrated by Oprah Winfrey.
Disney Channel HD - broadcasting 720p
Disney's flagship TV content provider, Disney Channel, is the leader in the Girl 6-14 demographic with hit series Hannah Montana and Wizards of Waverly Place and the gold-standard in live-action movies for kids and families with Camp Rock, High School Musical and The Cheetah Girls.
Disney Junior HD - broadcasting 720p
For children ages 2-7. Disney Junior "invites mom and dad to join their child in the Disney experience of magical, musical and heartfelt stories and characters, both classic and new". Programs include 200 new episodes annually of both new series, including Jake and the Never Land Pirates, and current hits, including Mickey Mouse Clubhouse, Handy Manny, Special Agent Oso, Imagination Movers and Jungle Junction. It will also have access to the Disney movie library which includes 101 Dalmatians, Aladdin and Little Mermaid.
Disney XD HD - broadcasting 720p
Disney XD, a boy-focused, girl inclusive entertainment brand for kids age 6-14. Recent programs include series Phineas and Ferb, and Zeke and Luther, and original movie SkyRunners. Disney XD content has themes of adventure, accomplishment, gaming, music and sports (developed with ESPN). Disney XD is part of the Disney-ABC Television Group, a division of The Walt Disney Company.
DYI HD - broadcasting 1080i
DIY Network, from the makers of HGTV and Food Network, is the go-to destination for rip-up, knock-out home improvement television. DIY Network's programs and experts answer the most sought-after questions and offer creative projects for do-it-yourself enthusiasts. One of the fastest growing digital networks and currently in more than 56 million homes, DIY Network's programming covers a broad range of categories, including home improvement and landscaping.
E! HD - broadcasting 1080i
The source for entertainment news, celebrity gossip and pictures. Get the latest fashion trends, TV, music and movie reviews, and much more. Original series include Chelsea Lately, Keeping Up with the Kardashians, Kendra. Look for live Red Carpet events; Emmys, Grammys, Golden Globes, SAGs.
Encore HD - broadcasting 1080i
Part of the Starz Entertainment group, Encore HD offers classic movies from the Starz HD vault; a great selection of movies you want to see and see again. Features include Paul Blart: Mall Cop, Starz original series Spartacus: Blood And Sand, Blow. Look for Encore HD on VOD. Encore Action and Encore Drama are now available in HD.
Entertainment Studios - broadcasting 1080i
Entertainment Studios, 'the largest independent producer and distributor of first-run syndicated television programming for broadcast television stations' has launched six targeted high-definition (HD) networks, and has signed Verizon's FiOS TV for the initial launch. The six HD networks are: Comedy.TV, Recipe.TV, ES.TV, MyDestination.TV, Cars.TV and Pets.TV.
Epix HD - broadcasting 1080i
Premium movie channels from Paramount, Lionsgate, and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. Features on Epix include "Madonna Sticky and Sweet Tour", "Madea Goes to Jail", "Iron Man", "Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull", "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button", "Cloverfield", and marathons featuring James Bond, Saw, The Pink Panther, and the Lionsgate-distributed Tyler Perry pics. In addition to theatrical films, Epix will also offer original series, starting with Tough Trade, a one-hour drama about a Nashville music dynasty from Showtime "Weeds" creator-exec producer Jenji Kohan. All told, Epix will have access to a 15,000-title film library from its three major partners. Epix 2 and Epix 3 are now available in HD
ESPN HD - broadcasting 720p
A leader in HD sports television, ESPN HD offers thousands of hours of live sporting events and studio programming each year in HDTV, including NFL, NBA, MLB, NASCAR, MLS, NCAA college football and basketball, NHRA. All studio programs are HD including SportsCenter, NFL Monday Night Countdown, Around The Horn, Pardon The Interruption, Baseball Tonight. In HD golf, ESPN HD has early round coverage of The Masters and The US Open, and complete HD coverage of The British Open. ESPN is the home of college football's BCS Orange Bowl, Fiesta Bowl, Sugar Bowl, and National Championship games. ESPN uses virtual set technology that allows anchors or players in distant locations to appear as holograms on-screen. Select ESPN programs available VOD.
ESPN2 HD - broadcasting 720p
The Deuce in HD offers hundreds of live sporting events in HD each year, including WNBA, Grand Slam Tennis US Open, Australian Open, French Open, Wimbledon. See ESPN HD info directly above for additional programming details. Studio programming Mike & Mike In the Morning, First Take, Dan Le Batard are now in HD.
ESPNews HD - broadcasting 720p
ESPNEWS, the only 24-hour sports news network, has established itself as an immediate source of sports news and information. It merges ESPN's on-air and online entities to present the ultimate interactive sports news outlet. Programming includes The Hot List, 4 Qtrs, NFL Monday Quarterback, NFL Blitz, The Pulse, College Coaches’ Spotlight. ESPNews HD features an innovative HD sideline graphic, which will wrap around the top left and bottom of the HD screen. The HD Sideline will offer the display of textual information, headshots, news, and scores, while still delivering video highlights in the HD format. It will also offer additional content not available on the standard definition ESPNews feed.
ESPNU HD - broadcasting 720p
Televising HD for college football, basketball, lacrosse, baseball, softball, volleyball, wrestling and hockey contests. In addition, ESPNU HD will offer encore presentations from ESPN HD, ESPN2 HD and ABC HD.
EWTN - broadcasting ?
EWTN Global Catholic Network is now available in HD. EWTN CEO Michael P. Warsaw said "We chose to launch HD so we could bring our viewers....beautiful images....using the most advanced technology."
Fashion TV HD - broadcasting 1080i
FTV is the only 24 hours / 7 days fashion, beauty and style TV station worldwide and provides glamorous entertainment with emphasis on the latest trends. Since its inception in 1997, FTV has been independent and has established itself as a TV authority for fashion, lifestyle and trends. FTV is one of the 4 most distributed channels worldwide. FTV is updated, informative, glamorous and sexy.
FEARNet HD - broadcasting 1080i
FEARnet is the TV network dedicated to horror, thriller and suspense. With over 300 horror, thriller and suspense movies per year, plus series like Holliston (FEARnet original, premieres spring 2012) and Todd & The Book of Pure Evil.
Food Network HD - broadcasting 1080i
From E. W. Scripts, HD mirror of the SD channel. A unique lifestyle network and website that strives to surprise and engage its viewers with likable hosts, personalities and the variety of things they do with food. The network is committed to exploring new, different and interesting ways to approach food - through pop culture, adventure and travel – while also expanding its repertoire of technique-based information. HD programs include Barefoot Contessa, Paula's Home Cooking, Giada at Home, Diners, Drive-ins and Dives, and more. Non-HD is stretched.
Fox Business Network HD - broadcasting 720p
New channel dedicated to world wide business from FOX, debuting in HD. Headquartered in News Corp’s street level studios in midtown Manhattan, FBN has also established bureaus in such key markets as Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco (Silicon Valley), Washington, D.C. and London. HD programs include The Dave Ramsey Show from Nashville, TN, and Bulls & Bears from the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in NYC. The centerpiece of the graphic look is the FOX HD Wing, a piece of HD screen real estate that combines the two HD side wings into a single unit on the right side of the screen while HD video is displayed to the left.
FOX Deportes - broadcasting 720p
Reaching more than 18 million cable and satellite households in the country, of which almost 6 million are U.S. Hispanic, FOX Deportes is the leader in Spanish-language sports media. Featuring premier soccer programming with exclusive coverage of FÃºtbol Liga Mexicana, Barclays Premier League, Italian Serie A, UEFA Champions League, Copa Santander Libertadores and Copa Nissan Sudamericana; coverage of the Major League Baseball regular season, All-Star Game, National League Championship Series and World Series; Top Rank Boxing, UFCÂ® and mixed-martial arts across four compelling media platforms.
FOX Movie Channel - broadcasting 720p
Fox Movie Channel is the only network presenting movies and original series for viewers who want to know everything about how Hollywood movies are made today. FMC exclusively airs 20th Century Fox films ranging from contemporary blockbusters to great titles from the studio's legendary library. All movies are shown uncut, uninterrupted, commercial-free and in their original theatrical form.
Fox News Channel HD - broadcasting 720p
Fox News Channel is a 24-hour general news service devoted to delivering fair and balanced coverage of the day's news events. Reaching more than 90 million homes, the network offers 18 hours of live programming weekdays, covering breaking news around the globe, as well as political, business and entertainment news. FNC is the most watched cable news channel in America and is home to a number of well-respected journalists including Brit Hume, Chris Wallace, Shepard Smith and Greta van Susteren. The network's signature opinion program, The O'Reilly Factor is one of the highest rated shows in cable news.
Fox Soccer Channel HD - broadcasting 720p
Matches from around the world including Major League Soccer, Women's Professional Soccer, United Soccer Leagues, UEFA Super Cup and Champions League, CONCACAF, CONMEBOL, FIFA Club World Cup. Also rugby and Australian rules football.
Fox Sports Net HD NCAA Football & Basketball - broadcasting 720p
FSN offers college football and basketball games nationwide, in HDTV on the Fox-owned regional sports networks. FSN HD is carried nationally by most Cable, Fiber, IPTV systems, and DirecTV and Dish Network. In some regions National FSN HD content is carried on other channels including MSG+ and Comcast Sportsnet, where the signal may be side-converted to 1080i.
Fuel HD - broadcasting 720p
HD mirror of SD channel from News Corp. Lifestyle and culture of skateboarding, snowboarding, surfing, BMX, freestyle motocross, and wakeboarding, is piped into your home day and night. Watch original programs like the Captain and Casey Show and American Misfits, amazing films and even event coverage of the sports you do and dream about every day. Get to know the action sports athletes in motion and in exclusive interviews - emerging musicians, celebrities, and breaking news. Signature original shows include The Daily Habit, The Weekly Update with Boost Mobile, and Firsthand. Limited HD programming at this time.
Fuse TV HD - broadcasting 1080i
A network of Cablevision Systems Corporation, Fuse is a 24-hour music television network, dedicated to music all the time with videos, concerts and programming. Influenced by viewers ages 12-34, active online users, early adopters of new technology and most inclined to subscribe to digital cable tiers and digital cable modems.
FX HD - broadcasting 720p
From News Corp, HD mirror of SD channel. FX is the flagship general entertainment network from Fox, and offers acclaimed original programming, syndicated hit series, premieres of box office hit films, and marquee sports such as NASCAR and NCAA college football. FX original series include Sons of Anarchy, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Justified, Louie.
G4 HD - broadcasting 1080i
G4 is the one destination on television that feeds your addiction for the latest must-have tech gadgets, web culture and video games. G4 pushes the boundaries of TV to bring you fresh and original shows with groundbreaking interactive features. We cover E3 and CES every year and take you live to more unique, off-the-beaten-path events like Comic-Con. Welcome to G4. TV That’s Plugged In.
Galavision HD - broadcasting 1080i
Viewers choose GalavisiÃ³n nightly for our blend of comedy, lifestyle, documentary and supernatural-themed programs, and their choice rings loud and clear. GalavisiÃ³n is already the #1 Spanish-language cable network in the country, and we’re coming off our most highly-rated season ever. On several nights of the week, GalavisiÃ³n attracts two to three times more viewers than the next most successful Hispanic cable network does on a good night.
In order to bring the magic of soccer to the more than 65 million viewers –between lifelong fans and new lovers of the sport- in the United States, GolTV put together a team with unsurpassed experience in producing international soccer programming including World Cup and Olympic game broadcasts. GolTV’s unique offering positions it in the highly competitive US media market as the only TV channel devoted exclusively to soccer, 24 hours a day. GolTV broadcasts over 1,500 games per year, in 100% English and 100% Spanish making it the first-ever truly bilingual channel
Gospel Music Channel HD - broadcasting ?
Charles Humbard, founder and president of GMC, said, "Like sports, no other genre of programming benefits as much from the High Definition experience as music. We have been aggressively producing original content and acquiring programming in high-def for quite some time in preparation for GMC HD. Affiliates and viewers have been asking for GMC in High Definition and the right time has come to provide it.
Golf Channel HD - broadcasting 1080i
Golf Channel is the exclusive television home of the Nationwide Tour, European Tour, Canadian Tour, and the Champions Tour. Also featured is a generous mix of other competition from the LPGA Tour, USGA, PGA of America, Asian Tour, PGA Tour of Australia and Sunshine Tour of Southern Africa. Look for original specials and series, like the award-winning Big Break.
Hallmark Channel HD - broadcasting 1080i
Hallmark Channel is the quintessential 24-hour television destination for family-friendly programming and a leader in the production of original movies. The network brings to audiences a brand with a 100-year legacy that resonates with consumers. Hallmark Channel is seen in nearly 90 million homes across the United States. It has a stellar reputation and strong ratings which often rank the channel in the top 10 in Prime Time.
Hallmark Movie Channel HD - broadcasting 1080i
Hallmark Movie Channel HD is simulcast of Hallmark Movie Channel SD, and offers audiences an unparalleled viewing experience. Bringing viewers the very best family movies of all time with a mix of classic theatrical films, encore presentations from the acclaimed Hallmark Hall of Fame library – airing in their original Sunday night broadcast timeslot – original Hallmark Channel movies and special events.
Halogen HD - broadcasting ?
Halogen is a multiplatform television network that is available in nearly 14 million households across the country. The network features empowering entertainment that targets and activates a generation that is willing and ready to give back. With shows, documentaries and short-form films, Halogen offers a variety of lifestyle programming that aims to motivate viewers to leave their mark and make the world a better place. Its programs are based on the core elements of justice, purpose, connection, and beauty and taps into a meaningful way of life that balances global concerns and personal passions.
Havoc HD - broadcasting 1080i
The indie music and action sports service Havoc is going HD by launching its on demand offering in high-definition on Comcast and a daily block of linear, interactive programming on DirecTV’s channel 101. On cable, Havoc now has on-demand services; Havoc Music, which focuses on music from indie labels; and Havoc Sports, which features such action sports as snowboarding, skateboarding and motocross. The two VOD services are carried on all the major cable operators except Time Warner Cable. Havoc also programs a four-hour Havoc branded block of HD programming each day on DirecTV’s channel 101. Havoc also offers live music in HD on the DirecTV block.
HBO HD – broadcasting 1080i
Hit movies and unique programming is available in HDTV on Home Box Office. Features include 127 Hours, The Adjustment Bureau, Hereafter. One caveat for theatrical release films; HBO prefers to fill the entire 16:9 screen area with image, as opposed to OAR film transfers. Recent HBO Original Films include Too Big To Fail, Cinema Verite, Sunset Limited. Original series programming includes Boardwalk Empire, Hung, Enlightened, Big Love, Real Time with Bill Maher. HBO offers World Championship Boxing in HDTV. All HBO channels are available to multichannel providers in HD. Look for HBO HD on VOD.
HBO HD PPV - broadcasting 1080i
HBO TKO PPV fights are available in HDTV. Call your provider for availability.
HDNet - broadcasting 1080i
Created by Mark Cuban, owner of the Dallas Mavericks, and Philip Garvin, founder and owner of Colorado Studios, HDNet was the first North American full time HDTV network. 24 hours a day of sports, concerts, movies, news and specialty programming is available in HDTV with DD 5.1 on HDNet. Unique programs include Get Out!, HDNet Concert Series, Art Mann Presents, Inside MMA, Dan Rather Reports, HDNet World Report. Popular series include Smallville, JAG, Smart Travels Europe, Torchwood. In HD sports, HDNet Sports include NCAA college sports, and HDNet Fights with boxing and MMA action. Canadians also get a version of HDNet, minus select live sports and syndicated programs. NEWS FLASH: HDNet will rebrand to axs.tv, summer 2012. The rebranding includes programming evolving to more live events, but retaining HDNet signature programs like Dan Rather Reports, Inside MMA, HDNet Fights, etc.
HDNet Movies – broadcasting 1080i
HDNet Movies delivers full-length feature films converted from 35mm to high-definition, featuring a mix of theatrical releases, made-for-TV movies, independent films and shorts, with 50% of the movies available in HD for the first time. To the delight of cinema fans, most are screened in original aspect ratio, all unedited and commercial free. Features include The Jungle Book, Battle for Terra, Ferngully 2: The Magical Rescue. HDNet Movies offers Sneak Previews of select films before the theatrical release, check their web site for the latest releases and dates.
HGTV HD - broadcasting 1080i
America's leader in home and lifestyle programming, HGTV is one of cable’s top-rated networks. HD programs include World's Most Extreme Homes, Generation Renovation, Landscape Smart, Rezoned and Small Space, Big Style, Wandering Golfer and Any Given Latitude. Non-HD is stretched.
The History Channel HD - broadcasting 720p
From A&E Networks, HD mirror of SD channel. The History Channel is a leading cable television network featuring compelling original, non-fiction specials and series that bring history to life in a powerful and entertaining manner across multiple platforms. The network provides an inviting place where people experience history in new and exciting ways enabling them to connect their lives today to the great lives and events of the past that provide a blueprint for the future. The History Channel has earned four Peabody Awards, three Primetime Emmy Awards, 10 News & Documentary Emmy Awards and received the prestigious Governor's Award from the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. Non-HD is stretched.
History International HD - broadcasting 720p
The view from across our borders can be very different from our own. HI HD takes viewers to countries around the globe to experience history and culture through their eyes, to find out more about the world, help make sense of current events, and understand how we got to where we are today.
HLN HD - broadcasting 1080i
HLN, a division of Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., a Time Warner Company, is designed especially for viewers who want relevant and comprehensive news and personality-driven programming in a way that suits the urgency of their schedules. Via its “news and views” format, the network updates viewers constantly, 24 hours each day, with complete and concise national newscasts throughout the day and a compelling slate of legal, entertainment and talk programs during at night, utilizing the best resources of CNN Worldwide.
HSN HD - broadcasting 1080i
HSN has spent "multimillions" to upgrade its seven studios for HDTV. Andy Sheldon, senior VP of television for HSN says the investment is necessary and inevitable. “Once you’ve heard a CD, the likelihood of going back to vinyl is pretty slim. The same thing will happen from analog to digital to HD.”
The Hub HD - broadcasting 1080i
A hub is a place where great things come together, and that's what The Hub TV channel is all about! The Hub is a fun destination that brings kids and their families together to enjoy clever stories and engaging characters in new and classic comedies, animated adventures, movies, and live-action shows. The Hub is brought to you by two of the best names in entertainment: Discovery Communications and Hasbro, Inc.
Hustler HD - broadcasting ?
The adult entertainment company has launched Hustler HD, a new high-definition broadcast service. The channel will offer content from top adult studios all filmed, edited, and broadcast in native HD, with no upconversions. The new HD network will deliver new VOD titles from Hustler TV each month with a 50% refresh rate. Now available on Dish Network PPV HD.
IFC HD - broadcasting 1080i
Rainbow Media Holdings now offers the HD version of IFC, and is the only brand to operate in every area of independent film to include television, production, financing, distribution, digital, On Demand and exhibition. Themed movie nights include Sunday Best, Monday Night Funny, Samurai Saturday. Original Series include Bollywood Hero, Z Rock, The Whitest Kids U'Know. HD mirror of SD channel, with limited HD at this time. IFC Theaters offer a companion high-definition on-demand service that offers VOD HD independent films scheduled day-and-date with the film's theatrical release.
Investigation Discovery HD - broadcasting 1080i
ID provides in-depth documentaries and series that challenge viewers on the key issues shaping our culture and defining our world. ID delivers remarkable insight into the real-life world of investigation, exploration of the latest forensic analysis and true stories that piece together dramatic puzzles of human nature. In-depth and compelling programming on ID includes original programs like Call 911, Solved, Extreme Forensics and The Shift, as well as established investigative series such as Dateline on ID and 48 Hours: Hard Evidence.
iN Demand HD – broadcasting 1080i and 720p
The popular cable PPV provider offers HDTV Video On Demand Movies, all titles with DD 5.1 surround sound. iN Demand now offers GameHD, which will air NHL Center Ice HD games, and TeamHD for NBA League Pass HD games and both for MLB Extra Innings HD during baseball season. Select cable systems now offer a total of 18 HD channels for these packages. There is no additional cost for subscribers of the out-of-market sports packages. Howard Stern is now on iN Demand in HDTV. Available on Digital Cable.
Jewelry HD - broadcasting ?
At Jewelry HD, the mission is to open the world of fine jewelry and gemstones to everyone. Whether it's a special gift, rare gemstone, or fast-paced auction that you're looking for, Jewelry HD has it all! Shop for incredible deals on jewelry and gemstones 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Jewelry HD offers the largest selection of fine jewelry and loose gemstones on television.
The Learning Channel HD - broadcasting 1080i
HD mirror of the SD channel, from the Discovery family of channels, with limited HD programming at this time. TLC is the only television network dedicated to lifelong learning for viewers who want to grow up, not old. Featuring programming that explores life’s key transitions and turning points, TLC presents high-quality, relatable and authentic personal stories. TLC intimately connects viewers to the human experience with life’s lessons you can’t learn from books. Series include LA Ink, Little People, Big World, What Not To Wear, and My First Home. Non-HD is stretched.
Lifetime Television HD - broadcasting 1080i
Far and away the most popular women's network, Lifetime has significantly increased its commitment to original programming, which has been rewarded by audiences and critics alike. Highlights include the smash hit “Army Wives,” the most watched series in the network’s 23-year history. Non-HD is stretched.
Lifetime Movie Network HD - broadcasting 1080i
The largest producer of original movies on all of television is now available as an HD simulcast. Lifetime has produced 180 Lifetime Original Movies since 1990. In addition to "The Fantasia Barrino Story: Life is Not a Fairy Tale" (starring "American Idol" winner Fantasia in her own story), LOMs include "Human Trafficking," starring Academy Award and Golden Globe Award winning actress Mira Sorvino, and Golden Globe and Emmy Award winning actor Donald Sutherland; "Ambulance Girl" starring Academy Award winning actress Kathy Bates. Non-HD is stretched.
Logo HD - broadcasting 1080i
The LGBT world has a place all its own with Logo, the new lesbian & gay network from MTV Networks and Viacom. Logo brings you the stories, shows and news you won't see anywhere else. From original series and films to groundbreaking documentaries to LGBT news and more.
MavTV HD - broadcasting 1080i
MavTV targets the male demographic with a wide array of content, featuring sports, comedy, women, gadgets, lifestyles and gaming. MavTV HD will air compelling original content in each of these categories, including shows such as Real Guys, Real Golf, Ultimate Combat Experience, American Tailgater, and AMA Pro Motorcycle Racing Series.
MGM HD - broadcasting 1080i
Feature films and television programs from the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios. Drawing from its library of 4,100 theatrical titles, about 1,200 of which currently are available in HD, along with hundreds of hours of television content. Recent features include Thief, War Games, The Census Taker. MGM has recently begun to interrupt their films with promos for other MGM programs.
MLB Network HD - broadcasting 720p
Launched in approximately 50 million cable and satellite homes, MLB Network is the largest and most successful debut in cable television history, exceeding any other cable television launch by approximately 20 million. With live games on Thursday and Saturday nights, original programming, highlights, classic games, and coverage of baseball events, MLB Network will be the ultimate destination for baseball fans on television. Tony Petitti, former executive producer of CBS Sports, is the network's first president. In April 2012, MLB Network offers 30 clubs in 30 days, showcasing every team in MLB.
MLB Extra Innings HD - broadcasting 720p & 1080i
Out of market HD games from around the NL and AL. Available games that make up this package are in addition to those seen on FOX, ESPN, ESPN2, TBS, regional sports networks, and/or home team's television station affiliate. The package is available to residential as well as commercial subscribers. Note: Some providers convert all games to a single HD format, usually 1080i.
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DirecTV - http://www.directv.com/DTVAPP/global...ssetId=3180002
The Movie Channel HD - broadcasting 1080i
A movies only HDTV channel from Showtime Networks, The Movie Channel HD. The company is transmitting the all movie service with original widescreen aspect ratio to preserve theatrical presentation. Features include The Longshots, The Family That Preys, Bangkok Dangerous. TMC HD offers most of their primetime schedule in HD and Dolby Digital 5.1.
MSNBC HD - broadcasting 1080i
Through the day, viewers will see a 4:3 picture on the left side of the screen, with an "info bar" on the right displaying headlines, text, photos, weather information, stock updates and even live video thumbnails of top stories. A permanent bug, running as a ribbon on top of the screen, will display the MSNBC logo and the time, while the bottom will feature graphic overlays highlighting stories and a narrow headline ticker. During primetime, the picture will be 16:9 for studio programs like Hardball and The Rachel Maddow Show. The decision to go with different aspect ratios was based on both giving more information throughout the day and better accommodating incoming news feeds, most of which originate as 4:3 SD.
MTV HD - broadcasting 1080i
From Viacom, HD mirror of SD channel with limited HD at this time. From music to fashion, politics to lifestyles and sports to trends, only MTV offers fresh, honest and innovative content. Music is at the heart of MTV providing its audience with “musical television” for the way they live today, continually breaking new ground by delivering more ways to experience music than ever before. With popular hit programming like Laguna Beach, Two-A-Days and Real World, MTV connects with its audience by delivering cutting-edge music and topical, real-life situations.
MTV2 HD - broadcasting 1080i
MTV2 presents the best music from the worlds of cutting-edge hip-hop, rock and heavy metal through its three signature music blocks—Sucker Free Sunday, Subterranean and Headbangers Ball as well as a raw and rebellious block of programs, including Crank Yankers, Celebrity Deathmatch and The Andy Milonakis Show.
NASA TV HD - broadcasting ?
NASA Television’s Public (101) and Media (103) channels are now transmitting in high definition. They will deliver coverage of NASA fare including live launch coverage of space shuttles and other spacecraft. The "ISS Update," a daily program covering the activities of the on-orbit International Space Station crews, will air on the new HD channel. Video of the Earth shot by crews on the station and from NASA satellites also will be available along with NASA's video file news feed, media conferences, lectures, satellite interviews and special events.
NASCAR HotPass HD on DirecTV - broadcasting 720p & 1080i
Viewers can follow four NASCAR drivers in HD each race. NASCAR HotPass HD offers a full-sensory experience of being at the track, in pit row and behind the wheel. HotPass HD is free to all DirecTV subscribers.
National Geographic Channel HD - broadcasting 720p
The HDTV version of the popular channel takes the National Geographic Channel's sound and picture quality to a new level. With its superior image quality and widescreen cinematic picture, the National Geographic Channel HD will open up new worlds to explore. All your favorite shows—Naked Science, MegaStructures, Seconds From Disaster and Explorer—are about to get even better in HD.
National Geographic Wild HD - broadcasting 720p
National Geographic launched new channel Nat Geo Wild in the US market on March 29. The channel will use the latest technology to "immerse" viewers in the lives of wild animals. Programs includes Rebel Monkeys, a series about a gang of feisty monkeys living in the Galta Temple in Jaipur, India; and Expedition Wild With Casey Anderson, a series documenting the naturalist's relationship with a 900lb grizzly bear.
NBA TV HD - broadcasting 1080i
NBA TV HD offers regular season games, and select playoff games in HDTV. Tuesday is Fan Night, when viewers get to vote for the national HD game they want to see. Premiere Night on Wednesday will debut new shows each week including "Real NBA" through the playoffs and beyond. On Thursday, Legends Night will showcase the rich heritage of the game and the characters and teams that are a part of the fabric of the NBA throughout the NBA season, Playoffs, Drafts and Off-Season.
NBA League Pass HD - broadcasting 720p & 1080i
Out of market HD games from the Eastern and Western Conferences. Produced by the NBA and offered by participating providers, these are out-of-market local team HD broadcasts only, and do not include any national broadcasts aired on TNT, ABC, ESPN or NBA TV. Note: Some providers convert all games to a single HD format, usually 1080i.
NBC Sports Network HD - broadcasting 1080i
NBCSN HD offers NHL regular season, playoffs and two Stanley Cup Finals games, Professional Bull Riding, IAAF (International Association of Athletic Federations) World Championships, NCAA college football and basketball games, and IndyCar Series racing, all in HD. New programs include NBC Sports Talk, CNBC Sports Biz, and Costas Tonight with Bob Costas. They also offer NBA Development League games, Major League Soccer, college hockey, 2013 America's Cup, not to mention the 2012 Summer Olympics. NBC Sports Network is the previous Versus HD, and was rebranded on 1/2/12. It now serves as the NBC Sports Group’s 24/7 cable platform. Many NBC Sports production and programming elements have been introduced such as the “Inside the Glass” production philosophy for all its NHL games, and adding horse racing and Notre Dame Football-related programming.
NFL Network HD – broadcasting 1080i
The NFL Network HD is 24/7 and new for 2012 has an exclusive 13 game regular season HDTV schedule, weeks 2-15. HD programs include NFL Game Day Scoreboard, Total Access, NFL Replay, a 90 minute condensed version of key games from the previous week and America's Game: The Champions. All preseason games are broadcast in HD, with a number of live games.
NFL RedZone HD - broadcasting 1080i
Produced by NFL Network, Red Zone whips around every NFL game on Sunday afternoons delivering the touchdowns and most exciting moments live and in high definition. When a team goes inside the 20-yard line, fans see the crucial plays as they happen. The channel keeps fans up-to-date in real time, switching from game to game with live look-ins, highlights and a chance to see every important play. Every Sunday of the NFL regular season, at 1pm ET.
NFL Sunday Ticket w/ SuperFan HD on DirecTV – broadcasting 1080i & 720p
DirecTV has a long-term contract with the NFL for the ST package, just renewed to 2014, with all games in HDTV for SuperFan subscribers, based on Sunday 1pm & 4pm HD games from CBS Sports & FOX Sports. SuperFan prices are being discounted or in some cases offered for free. Included with SuperFan: DirecTV version of Red Zone and Game Mix channels, Short Cuts, Supercast, Mobile. Its been reported the DirecTV version of Red Zone is available without a subscription to NFL ST, mostly without any additional charge.
NHL Center Ice HD - broadcasting 720p & 1080i
Out of market HD games from around the league. Games included in NHL CI are in addition to those available on NBCSN, NBC (U.S), CBC, TSN (Canada) and your in-market networks, such as a regional sports network and/or over-the-air station. Note: Some providers convert all games to a single HD format, usually 1080i.
NHL Network HD - broadcasting 1080i
NHL Network is the first network dedicated to the National Hockey League, where you get an unprecedented 24-hour, all-access pass to the most comprehensive hockey coverage—both on and off the ice. Daily highlight shows. Up-to-the-minute hockey news. Plus exclusive hockey programming and special events. Live regular season games weekly and Saturday with early game CBC Hockey Night In Canada coverage.
Nickelodeon HD - broadcasting 1080i
From Viacom, HD mirror of SD channel, with limited HD at this time. Launched in 1979, Nickelodeon has grown to become the most-watched television network by kids in the United States, and basic cable's #1 network overall. Nick Jr. is a specially designed programming block on Nickelodeon, dedicated to preschoolers, 2–5. My Family's Got Guts! hosted by E!'s Ben Lyons is available in HD.
Nuvo HD - broadcasting ?
Vibrant. Bold. Driven. A whole NU network for an entirely Nu generation! nuvoTV features groundbreaking, original programming that embodies the spirit and lifestyle of today's American Latino! REALITY - LIFESTYLE - MOVIES - CLASSICS - AND MORE...
The Outdoor Channel HD – broadcasting 1080i
The Outdoor Channel HD is "aggressively producing" its own content in HD. It also is acquiring HD programming in the hunting, fishing, rodeo, shooting, motor sports, and related genres. Outdoor Channel HD offers all programs in HD.
Ovation HD - broadcasting ?
Ovation is the only multi-platform network devoted to art, artists and all forms of artistic story-telling. Its programming tells the stories of artists, their work, and the powerful impact art has on each of us. Ovation programming is a one-of-a-kind mix of original and selectively curated documentaries, series, films and specials.
OWN HD - broadcasting 1080i
In an unprecedented deal, Oprah Winfrey and Discovery Communications announced plans to create OWN: The Oprah Winfrey Network. The multi-platform media venture will be designed to entertain, inform and inspire people to live their best lives.
Oxygen HD - broadcasting 1080i
Oxygen delivers relevant and engaging content to young women who like to "live out loud." Through a vast array of unconventional and original content including “The Glee Project,” "Bad Girls Club," "Hair Battle Spectacular" and "Tori & Dean: Home Sweet Hollywood," the growing cable network is the premier destination to find unique and groundbreaking unscripted programming.
Palladia - broadcasting 1080i
MTV presents 100% HD Palladia, reflecting the state-of-the-art channel's rich and varied musical offerings to viewers eager for an immersive, high-definition home entertainment experience. The term Palladia conveys a sense of spectacle - a grand stage, a vast arena and the excitement of live musical performances. The channel will premiere a different concert every Saturday, and will show “seminal rock movies” every Thursday.
Planet Green HD - broadcasting 1080i
Discovery Home becomes Planet Green. Planet Green is Discovery’s global, cross-company initiative and commitment to document, preserve and celebrate the planet, featuring the first and only 24-hour eco-lifestyle channel dedicated to making a difference by providing tools, information and content that will enlighten, empower and most importantly, entertain. Non-HD is stretched.
QVC HD - broadcasting 1080i
QVC hopes telecasting in HD pays off at the cash register. In particular, they believe certain QVC product categories, such as handbags and women's clothing, will benefit from enhanced resolution, which can display subtleties in texture and material that standard-resolution video doesn't adequately convey. As QVC launches its HD channel, they will pay particular interest to how viewers perceive and react to graphic enhancements that make use of the newfound on-screen space the HD aspect ratio allows.
Reality Kings HD - broadcasting ?
Adult PPV, from studios Reality Kings Video, Bang Bros., Muffia, etc. Now available on Dish Network.
ReelzChannel HD - broadcasting ?
REELZCHANNEL—TV About Movies is a cable and satellite network delivering daily original programming that is all about movies and entertainment, including the celebrities, fashion, music and stories behind the stories. REELZCHANNEL connects movie fans to each movie throughout its lifespan from script buzz all the way to the television premiere. REELZCHANNEL launched in September 2006 and is currently reaching more than 60 million homes nationwide.
RFD HD - broadcasting 1080i
RFD-TV is the nation's first 24-hour television network dedicated to serving the needs and interests of rural America and agriculture. Programmimg includes Horses on RFD-TV, Rural/Agricultural News, Rural Lifestyle, Traditional & Ethnic Music, Rural Youth, and Video Livestock Auctions.
The Science Channel HD - broadcasting 1080i
HD mirror of the SD channel, with limited HD programming at this time, including Build It Bigger. The Science Channel is the only network devoted entirely to the wonders of science, including in-depth coverage of “breaking” and “current” science news. From the distant corners of the cosmos to the essential microscopic foundations of life, to the science of survival in extreme environments, no topic is too big or small for The Science Channel. Non-HD is stretched.
ShortsHD - broadcasting ?
ShortsHD showcases short movies in a range of genres, including comedy, action, horror, drama and more. The channel features the best short movies programmed through a rich and diverse schedule. You can bask in the funny side of life with our COMEDY collection, marvel at the innovation and originality of our ANIMATE! section, and confront your deepest, darkest fears with our terrifying MIDNIGHT compilation. ShortsHD offers revered classics, the latest Oscar winners and the best of emerging talent from around the globe. Available on AT&T and DirecTV.
Showtime HD – broadcasting 1080i
Many of the blockbuster movies on Showtime are broadcast in HDTV and DD 5.1, although not all of the schedule is HDTV. Features include Saw V, The Reader, Quantum Of Solace. Most all Showtime movies (HD & upconverts) are in original aspect ratio, which is generally considered the ‘right’ way to do a film transfer. Showtime offers live Championship Boxing in HDTV. Showtime offers new original movies & series in HDTV, including Dexter, Nurse Jackie, United States Of Tara, Secret Diary of a Call Girl, Californication, Weeds, and Inside The NFL. New original series include The Big C, and The Real L Word. Look for Showtime HD on VOD. All 22 SHO channels are scheduled to be available in HD in 2010.
The Smithsonian Channel HD - broadcasting 1080i
The Smithsonian Channel HD is a joint venture between Showtime Networks Inc. and the Smithsonian Institution, with family-friendly, commercial-free programming transmitted in HD and DD5.1. Original series include Critter Quest, Sky View, Nature Tech, America Wild & Wacky, Nick Baker's Weird Creatures.
Speed HD - broadcasting 720p
All mechnical things fast can be found on Speed HD. Original HD programs include “Pinks,” “Pinks All Out” “Super Bikes”, NASCAR Sprint Cup, Nationwide, and Camping World series, and Formula One racing. Speed will explore opportunities to bring other racing series and special events to viewers in HD. From News Corp, HD mirror of SD channel, with limited HD at this time.
Spike HD - broadcasting 1080i
From Viacom, HD mirror of SD channel with limited HD at this time. Spike TV knows what guys like, with bold, action-packed entertainment, including a mix of comedy, blockbuster movies, sports, innovative originals and live events. Popular shows like The Ultimate Fighter, MXC, Video Game Awards, Pros vs Joes and CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, plus the James Bond movie franchise, position Spike TV as the leader in entertainment for men.
Sportsman Channel HD - broadcasting ?
The hunting, shooting and fishing network now offers an HD simulcast. Initially one-third of Sportsman's prime time fare will air in HD, with the majority expected to be shown in the enhanced format by the third quarter. Sportsman series already in HD include Back Country Quest, Family Traditions with Haley Heath, Guns & Ammo, Heartland Bowhunter, In-Fisherman TV, North American Whitetail, Predator Nation and Trout Unlimited: On the Rise.
Sprout HD - broadcasting 1080i
A dedicated childrens channel from PBS, Sprout is home to trusted favorites like Sesame Street and Barney & Friends, plus innovative Sprout Originals such as The Sunny Side Up Show and The Good Night Show. From morning to night, parents and kids can share everything from singing and dancing to birthday wishes and bedtime stories.
Sony Movie Channel - broadcasting 1080i
Sony Movie Channel is the first U.S. multi-platform television network from Sony Pictures Entertainment created specifically for the Hollywood movie fan, offering uncut and uncensored movies in stunning high definition. Programming is selected from more than 3,500 Sony Pictures films, which collectively have received 184 Academy Awards including 12 for Best Picture.
Starz HD – broadcasting 1080i
Starz offers 7 of their movie channels in HD, including Starz East and West, Cinema, Comedy, in Black, Kids & Family, Edge. Features include Angles & Demons, Year One, Julie & Julia, The Proposal. Original programming in HD includes Party Down, Martin Lawrence Presents 1st Amendment Stand-up, Head Case, Gravity. Look for Starz HD on VOD HD.
Style HD - broadcasting 1080i
Current and upcoming HD productions for Style include Ruby, Instant Beauty Pageant, Split Ends and Fat Free FiancÃ©s. The network will run HD productions of Kimora: Life in the Fab Lane, Clean House, Giuliana & Bill, What I Hate About Me, and Whose Wedding Is It Anyway, and Jerseylicious.
Sundance Channel HD - broadcasting 1080i
Sundance Channel is the destination for What's Next, Now. Showcasing both today's creative icons and the emerging talent of tomorrow, Sundance Channel tells credible, authentic, and emotionally immersive stories of Invention, Fashion, Film, Travel, Design, and Enterprise. Launched in 1996, the network provides perspectives dedicated to founder Robert Redford's mission to celebrate creativity. Sundance Channel is owned and operated by AMC Networks.
Syfy HD - broadcasting 1080i
Syfy is the destination for imagination-based entertainment. With year round acclaimed original series, events, blockbuster movies, classic science fiction and fantasy programming, Syfy is a passport to limitless possibilities. Originally launched in 1992 as SCI FI Channel, and currently in 95 million homes, Syfy is a network of NBC Universal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies. Syfy. Imagine greater.
Syndicated HDTV Programs
Available on local DTV stations across the country, syndicated HD programs are typically game shows, talk shows, and reruns of network sitcoms and dramas. Theatrical films and first run dramas have also been available. Regardless of the first run HD format, syndicated HD programs appear in the HD format of the station you watch them on; for example CSI: NY was 1080i on CBS, but in syndication may be seen in 720p on a FOX or ABC station.
- Two And A Half Men
- Wheel of Fortune
- Everybody Loves Raymond
- Ellen DeGeneres Show
- Dr. Phil
- Entertainment Tonight
- The Insider
- CSI: NY
- CSI: Miami
- Tyler Perry's House of Payne
- Desperate Housewives
- Stargate Atlantis
- Legend of the Seeker
- Boston Legal
- Live With Regis and Kelly
- Byron Allen's Comics Unleashed
- The King Of Queens
- Storm Stories
- Dr. Oz
- My Name Is Earl
- Gray's Anatomy
- The George Lopez Show
- Cold Case
- Without a Trace
- Aqua Kids
- Live from Daryl's House
- Who Wants To Be a Millionaire
- Inside Edition
- Access Hollywood
- Access Hollywood Live
- The Nate Berkus Show
- Swift Justice With Nancy Grace
- Gossip Queens
- Don't Forget the Lyrics
- Pokerstars.net Big Game
- Gossip Queens
TBS HD - broadcasting 1080i
From Turner, their second national HD channel. The big HD event on TBS HD is Conan, a variety talk show staring Conan O'Brien, weeknights at 11pm ET. HD sports on TBS include MLB on TBS with The Game of the Week, MLB Division Series Playoffs and the National League Championship Series, and NCAA Men's Basketball Championship games. Look for TBS original series Tyler Perry's House of Payne, Meet the Browns and Are We There Yet?, along with syndicated Seinfeld, Family Guy, The Office, The Big Bang Theory, etc. Non-HD is stretched.
TCM HD - broadcasting 1080i
Now available in HD, Turner Classic Movies presents the greatest motion pictures of all time from one of the largest film libraries in the world. Research your favorite movie in the TCM database where you'll find publicity materials, production notes, movie scripts, in-depth articles and rare archival materials. Up to March 2012, none of the films seen on TCM HD have been in native HD.
Tennis Channel HD - broadcasting 1080i
Tennis Channel is the only 24-hour TV destination dedicated to both the professional sport and passionate lifestyle of tennis. A hybrid of comprehensive sports, health, fitness, pop culture, entertainment, lifestyle and travel programming, the network is home to every aspect of the wide-ranging, worldwide tennis community. It also has the most concentrated single-sport coverage in television, with telecast rights to Slam events The French Open and The Australian Open, US Open Series, ATP Masters Series, top-tier Sony Ericsson WTA Tour championship competitions, Davis Cup and Fed Cup by BNP Paribas, and Hyundai Hopman Cup.
TNT HD - broadcasting 1080i
A huge production studio in Atlanta powers the first Turner HDTV channel. Sports programming in HD includes NCAA Men's Basketball Championship games, NBA regular season, All Star and conference finals, early rounds PGA Championship, and NASCAR, all in HDTV. A number of original TNT dramatic productions are in HD, including Men Of A Certain Age, Dark Blue, The Closer, and Saving Grace. Although not all programming is HD, native HD for theatrical movies and TV series is more becoming more common. Non-HD is stretched.
The Travel Channel HD - braodcasting 1080i
Travel excites your senses and makes you feel completely alive. Now, experience that same rush with Travel Channel in HD. Crystal clear, richly-colored images and pure sound transport you to other time zones and other states of mind. HD has the power to bring you the full spectrum of the world’s destinations. With the range HD provides, you can feel the heroic sweep of China’s Great Wall, inspect the exquisite detail on a silk fan in a Barcelona market and take in the mind blowing desert sun at one of America’s great national parks. HD brings you so much closer.
Trinity Broadcasting Network HD – broadcasting 1080i
TBN is the world’s largest religious network and America’s most watched faith channel. Each day TBN offers 24 hours of commercial-free inspirational programming that appeals to people in a wide variety of denominations.
truTV HD - broadcasting 1080i
Part of the Turner TV group, the ex-Court TV is the destination for real-life stories told from an exciting and dramatic first-person perspective and features high-stakes, action-packed originals that give viewers access to places and situations they can't normally experience. Among truTV's primetime fan favorites are the original series Black Gold, The Smoking Gun Presents: World's Dumbest..., The Principal's Office, Speeders, Disorder in the Court, Forensic Files, Operation Repo, Most Shocking and Most Daring.
TV Land - broadcasting 1080i
TV Land is the programming destination featuring the best in entertainment on all platforms for consumers in their 40s and 50s. Consisting of original programming, classic and contemporary television series acquisitions, and hit movies, TV Land is now seen in 98 million homes.
TV One HD - broadcasting 1080i
TV One is offering a high-definition simulcast of its African American-targeted channel on AT&T U-verse, Time Warner Cable, Comcast, Cox, and other systems across the country.The network’s HD channel includes original shows Unsung and Bill Bellamy’s Who’s Got Jokes?, as well as syndicated Half & Half, Day Break, All of Us and Eve.
Universal HD – broadcasting 1080i
Universal HD offers the best of NBC Universal's media empire in HDTV. Programming films, award winning dramas, specials and performance arts, including series Surface, Battlestar Galactica, and Monk, with select programs from The Sundance Channel. Among HD sports highlights are Notre Dame football replays, Summer & Winter Olympics, Ryder Cup and PGA golf, Action Sports Tour, Adventure Sports HD. Universal HD's format now edits movies for time and content, and airs commercials.
USA Network HD - broadcasting 1080i
From NBCU, HD mirror of SD channel. HD programs include House, NCIS, Law & Order: SVU, and first run episodes of Law & Order: Criminal Intent. The network also produces original series in HD such as Law & Order: CI, White Collar, Royal Pains, Monk, Burn Notice, and is the home of extensive HD coverage of the Summer / Winter Olympics. WWE Raw now in HD.
Velocity - broadcasting 1080i
Velocity, an upscale male lifestyle network, will feature more than 400 premiere hours of new and returning series and specials showcasing the best of the automotive, sports and leisure, adventure, and travel genres. Hit series currently on HD Theater; including INSIDE WEST COAST CUSTOMS, MECUM AUTO AUCTIONS, CAFÃ RACER, and CHASING CLASSIC CARS, will be pillars of the Velocity primetime lineup. By offering world-class production values and picture quality, Velocity will continue HD Theater's reputation for stunning visuals, established when it became the first-ever all-HD network in 2002.
VH-1 HD - broadcasting 1080i
From Viacom, HD mirror of SD channel with limited HD at this time. With the hottest music videos and the best live performances, VH1 is where today's viewers stay connected to the music and pop culture they love. Viewers can always count on VH1’s slate of Celebreality and countdown shows to be deliciously buzzworthy. Such hits include Flavor of Love, The Surreal Life and series at the vanguard of user-generated content like Web Junk 20, VSPOT Top 20 Countdown as well as the ever-popular I Love the 70's, 80's and 90's series.
WE HD - broadcasting 1080i
Rainbow Media Holdings now offers the HD version of WE. WE is the content destination where strong, confident women connect to fun, entertaining programming focused on pop culture, personal style and relationships. With quality original programming including the hit series Bridezillas, unique movie packages like Cinematherapy, topical specials and its public affairs initiative WE Empowers Women, the network supports women and appeals to their interests. HD mirror of SD channel, with limited HD at this time.
Wealth TV - broadcasting 1080i
Wealth TV is a lifestyles and entertainment network designed to provide a behind the scenes look into how the wealthy achieved, live, and enjoy their success. With internal production studios, WealthTV has produced numerous original and exclusive series including The Best Of…, Wealth on Health, Giving Back, and The Boomer Show. WealthTV has also premiered The Mysteries of the Louvre, which was prominently featured in the hit film The Da Vinci Code.
The Weather Channel HD - broadcasting 1080i
The 24-hour weather network now offers an HD version of its SD channel. In one of the largest capital projects in its history, The Weather Channel expects to spend $50 million for HD capability, including revamping the Atlanta studio & adding Weather STAR local insertion gear. The new four story, 12,500 sq ft HD studio is live with 'Your Weather Today' and 'Evening Edition'. 'When Weather Changed History' adds to the existing native HD series, 'Epic Conditions' and 'Weather Ventures'. Since the Weather Channel acquisition by NBCUniversal, expect to see less original programs and more current weather coverage. 'Local On The 8's' HD rollout is underway, still.
WGN America HD - broadcasting 1080i
The WGN Superstation national feed airs local Chicagoland HD programming like the Noon and 9pm newscasts, syndicated programs, and features Cubs and White Sox MLB games, and select Bulls NBA games.
World Fishing Network HD - broadcasting 1080i
WFN provides a daily escape for the more than 50 million recreational and sport fishing enthusiasts in the United States and Canada with programming dedicated to covering every aspect of angling and sport fishing, all in HDTV. WFN features American angling, saltwater and freshwater fishing, professional competitions, expert advice, international fishing tournaments, travel destinations and conservation. WFN HD's line-up features 21 series in all, exclusive to WFN in high-definition: Dave Mercer's Facts of Fishing; Bass Edge with tournament pro Aaron Martin; Fishing the Flats featuring Henry Waszczuk; Hooked with Mark Krupa; George Poveromo's Saltwater Fishing; and The New Fly Fisher. The network has four original HD series built around several of its most popular personalities: Charlie Moore TV; Reel Road Trip with Mark Melnyk; Hooked Up with Mariko Izumi; and WFN News.
If these stations are not available to you, contact your multichannel provider and request they carry them.
Coming Soon To OTA, Cable, DBS, Fiber, IPTV Provider Near You:
Cuba Play HD
Cuba Play Television, a compilation of the best original programming from the communist nation, never seen before in the U.S. The HD channel's 5,000 programming hours hail from six state-owned television channels in Cuba; deals for the content have been in the works for some time.
CBS HD - broadcasting 1080i
- Face The Nation
ESPN Networks - broadcasting 720p
Looking at HD for ESPN Classic and ESPN Deportes, with ESPN’s International services on the horizon.
HBCU HD - broadcasting ?
Historically Black Colleges and Universities have a cable channel to call their own with independently-owned and sports-themed HBCU Network. Targeting African-American and multicultural high school and college- aged students, HBCU will be anchored by live Division I and II college sports programming from the major HBCU sports conferences, as well as HBCU-produced educational and entertainment programming, according to network CEO and former BET executive Curtis Symonds. 2012
Legacy.TV HD - broadcasting 1080i
The network will focus on African-American history and biographies in its original programming and joins Entertainment Studios Networks' six 24-hour HD television networks including Cars.TV, Comedy.TV, ES.TV, MyDestination.TV, Pets.TV and Recipe.TV. Q1 2012
Los Angeles Lakers & TWC - broadcasting 1080i
Time Warner Cable and the Los Angeles Lakers have reached a 20-year deal that will include distribution of the reigning two-time National Basketball Association champion's live games via a pair of new HD regional sports networks, including the nation's first Spanish-language RSN. The as-yet-named networks will be available to all satellite, cable and telco distributors in Southern California, Nevada and Hawaii. The Spanish-language RSN will showcase dedicated productions.
ION 'qubo' and 'ION Life' - broadcasting 720p
HD, for exclusive distribution on Cable, Fiber, IPTV, DBS.
Commissioner Larry Scott announced a 12-year partnership with Comcast, Time Warner Cable, Cox Communications and Bright House Networks, creating one national and six regional TV networks for coverage of Pac-12 sports.
Pentagon Channel HD
Scheduled to go HD, carriage on DirecTV.
Universal Sports - broadcasting 1080i
Scheduled to go HD Q1 2012, initial carriage on DirecTV
Scheduled for Q3 2012.
Major US DBS, Cable, Fiber, IPTV HDTV Providers
HDTV National Channel Lineups on DBS, Cable, Fiber, IPTV!
With over 140 HD channels and 44 premium HD channels, U-verse is an IPTV system that uses existing telephone lines into the residence. Available in most areas with 2 HD streams and HD VOD. AT&T has launched U-verse Total Home DVR, giving customers the freedom to play back HD recorded programs on any connected TV in the home. Watch up to five HD programs simultaneously throughout the home, including two live HD programs and three recorded HD programs. U-verse also has more HD options with a new HD Premium package.
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Offering over 125 HD channels in most areas, and over 140 in select areas. For its part, Bright House is more choosy with the HD channels it adds, said spokesperson Joe Durkin said. "We're focused on the entire scope of home entertainment and communications. We're not going to add HD channels just to add them," he said. Now carrying Big Ten Network HD.
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CV now offers over 105 HD channels and 37 premium HD channels. For the near future, Cablevision is testing Switched Digital Video and believes they will be able to offer all the HD channels that are available.
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Charter Communications expects to more than double its HD lineup to more than 80 across its entire footprint, using switched digital video and other techniques such as rate shaping and retiring analog channels. Charter typically offers ~50 HD channels in most of its markets, including local HD and premium channels HBO, Showtime, Starz and Cinemax.
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Offering over 110 HD channels in most areas, over 140 in many others. In addition to linear HD channels, HD Video On Demand has programming from CBS (CSI), The History Channel, AMC (Mad Men), National Geographic, Encore, Versus, etc., along with current PPV and free movies. Xfility is Comcast's new branding for their entire digital portfolio of services including video, Internet, and telephone for home and business.
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Offering over 100 HD channels in most areas, over 115 in select areas. Cox has reached an agreement with Discovery and offers Discovery HD, TLC HD, Animal Planet HD and The Science Channel HD, which will be launched on a market-by-market basis. They have announced plans to offer up to 50 HD channels. Now carrying Big Ten Network HD.
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DirecTV offers an HDTV package with over 100 national HD channels and 35 premium HD channels, including MLB Network, FOX News Channel, Comedy Central, and CMT. Also see the DirecTV exclusive NFL Sunday Ticket w/SuperFan section. DirecTV offers MLB Extra Innings, NHL Center Ice and NBA League Pass games in HDTV. Local HD channel rollout in over 180 markets, including local sports nets continues. DirecTV also offers PBS HD in markets where they offer local HD. 1080p HD PPV is now available.
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Dish offers over 110 national HD channels and 28 premium HD channels, including Travel Channel, Lifetime and Lifetime Movie Network, and WGN America. In sports, Dish offers NHL Center Ice and NBA League Pass games in HDTV. Dish has local HD in over 170 markets, and local sports nets in a number of cities with more to come.
Dish Network Local HD Stations
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Offering over 40 HD channels in most markets, with over 90 in some. EVP of operations John Pascarelli said Mediacom's "basic family cable" tier will offer between 30 to 40 HD channels, for the added cost of a new set-top-box.
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Offering over 30 HD channels in most markets, with over 90 in some. TBS HD, USA HD, FX HD, Travel HD and Sci-Fi HD are now available on Suddenlink's “HD Basic” tier of service, which already includes ESPN HD, ESPN HD2 and TNT HD. History HD will be added to the “HD Plus” Tier that includes HD Theater, HD Net, HD Net Movies, Universal HD, HGTV HD, Food HD, A&E HD, and National Geographic HD.
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Time Warner Cable
Offering over 90 HD channels in most markets, with over 140 in select areas. TWC and iN Demand offer GameHD and TeamHD which will air NHL Center Ice HD, NBA League Pass HD, MLB Extra Innings HD. Now carrying Big Ten Network HD.
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Priding themselves on a 'true uncompressed HD experience', FiOS TV (fiber into the home) offers even more HD content with 123 national HD channels and 41 premium HD channels, as well as plans for offering additional HD content through FiOS TV's video-on-demand service with more than 1,000 HD titles. With Verizon-exclusive Home Media DVR service, customers will be able to record HD shows and watch them in any room in the house.
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Please note Cable HD channel availability varies on a local basis.
Regional Sports Networks in HDTV
Comcast - broadcasting 1080i
- Comcast SportsNet Bay Area (Giants, A's, Warriors, Sharks)
- Comcast SportsNet Mid-Atlantic (Capitols, Wizards)
- Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia (Sixers, Flyers, Phillies)
- Comcast SportsNet Chicago (Blackhawks, Bulls, Cubs, White Sox)
- Comcast SportsNet West (Kings)
- Comcast SportsNet Northwest (Trail Blazers)
- Comcast SportsNet New England (Celtics)
FSN - News Corp - broadcasting 720p
- FSN Flordia (Marlins, Devil Rays, Panthers, Magic)
- Sun Sports (Magic, Heat, Lightning, Marlins)
- FSN Houston (Astros, Rockets)
- FSN Southwest & FSN Southwest+ (Rangers, Spurs, Mavericks, Stars)
- FSN South (Braves, Hawks, Grizzlies, Thrashers, Hurricanes, Predators)
- SportSouth (Braves, Hawks, Thrashers)
- FSN Ohio (Cavaliers, Blue Jackets, Reds)
- FSN Detroit & FSN Detroit+ (Tigers, Red Wings, Pistons)
- FSN Midwest (Cardinals, Blues)
- FSN Kansas City (Royals)
- FSN Wisconsin (Bucks, Brewers)
- FSN North (Twins, Timberwolves, Wild)
- FSN Arizona (Diamondbacks, Suns, Coyotes)
- FSN West (Angels, Lakers, Kings)
- FSN Prime Ticket (Dodgers, Clippers, Ducks)
FSN - Liberty Media - broadcasting 720p
- FSN Pittsburgh (Pirates, Penguins)
Cablevision - broadcasting 1080i
- MSG (Knicks, Rangers, Liberty)
- MSG+ (Islanders, Devils)
Cox - broadcasting 1080i
- SD 4 (Padres)
- CST (Hornets)
Others - broadcasting 1080i
- NESN (Red Sox, Bruins)
- Ownership: Red Sox, Bruins
- YES (Yankees, Nets)
- Ownership: New York Yankees
- SportsNet New York (SNY) (Mets)
- Ownership: New York Mets, Time Warner, Comcast
- SportsTime Ohio (STO) (Indians)
- Ownership: Indians
- Altitude (Avalanche, Nuggets)
- Ownership: Avalanche, Nuggets
- MASN & MASN2 (Nationals, Orioles)
- Ownership: TCR Sports Broadcasting
- Root Sports Northwest (Mariners, Seahawks, Sounders FC, Timbers, Jazz)
- Ownership: DirecTV
Fox Sports Net - broadcasting 720p
FSN Networks announced that FSN, the industry’s largest group of regional sports networks, offers round-the-clock HD telecasts. This means FSN will have the capability to produce all of its more than than 3,000 Major League Baseball, National Basketball Association, National Hockey League and NCAA Football and Basketball events in HD—far and away more than any other sports TV provider in the U.S.
Raycom ACC College Football and Basketball - broadcasting 1080i
ACC college games scheduled for regional coverage in the conference areas are available in HD.
Handy HDTV Programming Link
Daily program listings for OTA, DBS, Cable, Fiber, IPTV:
Canadian Over-The-Air, DBS, Cable, Fiber, IPTV HDTV
CBC HD - broadcasting 720p
Government funded CBC now has a digital channel available from Canadian DBS & cable providers, and OTA in 10 major Canadian metropolitan areas. CBC HD offers dramatic programs, movies, special events, Hockey Night In Canada and Stanley Cup Playoffs, all in HDTV. Now available on Seattle & Detroit Comcast systems.
City-TV HD – broadcasting 1080i
City-TV is licensed as the first OTA DTV broadcaster in Canada, on channel 53 in Toronto. Now with OTA stations in 5 major Canadian cities, HDTV programs include movies, 2 Broke Girls, Modern Family, and original programming including Much Music Video Awards.
CTV HD/CTV Two HD - broadcasting 1080i
CTV is offering East & West Coast feeds of their HDTV channels, available OTA in 8 major Canadian cities. CTV HDTV programming includes American Idol, Conan, Whitney, and more. In addition, CTV is committed to developing and broadcasting a growing roster of HD content, including Canadian programming.
Global HD - broadcasting 1080i
Offering a variety of HD programing from the US networks, Global is available via 20 OTA stations across Canada. Current programs include The Celebrity Apprentice, Touch, Glee, and more. Global is a division of Shaw Media.
Omni HD - broadcasting 1080i
Canada's multilingual/multicultural television broadcaster.
SRC HD - broadcasting 720p
French language version of CBC.
TÃ©lÃ©-QuÃ©bec HD - broadcasting 1080i
French language broadcaster.
TVA HD - broadcasting 1080i
French language broadcaster.
TVO HD - broadcasting 1080i
TVO is Ontario’s public educational media organization and a trusted source of interactive educational content that informs, inspires, and stimulates curiosity and thought.
V HD - broadcasting 1080i
French language broadcaster.
Canadian cities with DTV stations on the air now:
Bell TV DBS
Shaw Direct DBS
Discontinued HD Programming and Providers
Action Sports Network - broadcasting 1080i
Regional sports network, carrying NBA Portland TrailBlazers home games, available in the Pacific Northwest. 2004
Adephia - broadcasting 720p and 1080i
Time Warner and Comcast purchased the assets of bankrupt cable television provider Adelphia for 17 billion dollars. Comcast, the US largest cable provider, gained 1.7 million subs, bringing its total to 22.3. Time Warner gained 3.3 million customers, totaling 14.4 million. August 2006.
BETJ HD - broadcasting 1080i
Transformed into Centric HD, Spetember 2009. BETJ HD offered a variety of programming including music and reality.
Bravo HD+ - broadcasting 1080i
Not to be confused with the new (10/2007) Bravo HD mirror now available, Bravo HD+ was transformed by the NBCUniversal merger into Universal HD. 2005.
DirecTV Mega March Madness - broadcasting 1080i
With the advent of all game HD coverage on CBS/TBS/TNT/truTV, the Mega package was no longer needed. March 2010 was the final year.
Discovery HD Theater / HD Theater - broadcasting 1080i
One of the first full time HD channels, first named after the suite of Discovery networks, then shortened to HD Theater after the main Discovery channel went HD. 2002-2011
Discovery Health - broadcasting 1080i
Specialty cable channel dedicated to television programming that highlighted various aspects of health and wellness. Replaced by OWN, 2011
E! HD Special Events - broadcasting 1080i
E! offered extensive HD coverage of live entertainment events, including pre and post event HD coverage for the 2005 Golden Globes, Academy Awards, Screen Actors Guild Awards and Grammy Awards. Available exclusively on INHD.
Encore HD - broadcasting 1080i
A sister HD movie channel from Starz! HD, was available on Voom. 2005. Not to be confused with the new Encore HD, July 2008.
ExpressVu - broadcasting 720p & 1080i
Canadian DBS provider, changed name to Bell TV, August 2008.
GaleryPlayer - broadcasting 1080i
Customers could select from themed collections of art and photography drawn from more than 45 world-class museums, leading publishers, artists and photographers. Avaialble on select Panasonic, Samsung, and Mitsubishi HDTV's, and Comcast On Demand. July 2008.
Golf Channel HD / Versus HD - broadcasting 1080i
Two SD channels combined for HD coverage, now seperate HD channels. 12/2008.
HDNet Local - broadcasting 1080i
A version of HDNet for local DTV stations, with highlights from past HDNet programming. 2006.
INHD – broadcasting 1080i
Converted to MOJO, INHD offered movies, pro and college sports, special events and general interest programming, all in HD. INHD was also used to carry local pro sports nets in HD, in some markets. Discontinued 5/07.
INHD2 – broadcasting 1080i
One of two iN Demand full time 24/7 HDTV channels. It offered movies, pro and college sports, special events and general interest programming, all in HD. INHD2 was also used to carry local pro sports nets in HD, in some markets. Discontinued 1/07.
Insight Cable - broadcasting 720p and 1080i
A top ten cableco with 760,000 subscribers that was acquired by Time Warner Cable in 2011 for $3 billion.
MHD - broadcasting 1080i
The HD music channel from Viacom, featuring programming from MTV: Music Television, VH1 and Country Music Television. On 9/1/08, MHD became Palladia, basically the same type of channel, but hopefully putting the woefully repetitive schedule behind them. 1/06 - 8/08.
MOJO HD – broadcasting 1080i
iN Demand's 24/7 HDTV channel, offered a hip look at modern culture, pro and college sports, special events, movies, and general interest programming. Some cable systems also used the MOJO HD channel for local professional sports. MOJO was only available on Cable. MOJO HD will continue to provide some of its programs OnDEMAND and on line. 12/2008.
The MTN - broadcasting 1080i
Mountain West Conference football & basketball in HD. Available on various local MSOs and DirecTV. Game programming rights acquired by CBS College Sports. May 2012.
The Outdoor Channel 2 HD – broadcasting 1080i
The Outdoor Channel 2 HD was "aggressively producing" its own content in HD. It was also acquiring HD programming in the hunting, fishing, rodeo, shooting and motor sports (and related) genres. Converted to The Outdoor Channel HD, mirror of SD channel.
Outdoor Life Network - broadcasting 1080i
Now known as Versus, carrying sports and outdoor oriented programming. Part time HD version, for live events, avaliable on cable on INHD. One of the HD carriers of the NHL. September 2005.
Paramount HDOne Movies - broadcasting 1080i
Paramount Domestic Television introduced the first syndicated movie package available in HDTV. HDOne had 39 titles, including The Godfather I & II, the first six Star Trek movies, and Raiders of the Lost Ark. The syndication window ran through the 2004-2005 TV season, with two showings per title, per station.
PBS Digital - broadcasting 1080i
Unlike the other OTA networks, PBS Digital had a unique schedule of programs and documentaries each month in HDTV, many with DD 5.1. In addition they also offered many upconverted widescreen programs. PBS Digital was eliminated in early 2009, as they transitioned to the model used by the other OTA networks; a digital mirror of the analog channel, with HD available on a program by program basis.
Sci Fi - broadcasting 1080i
Changed name to SyFy in July 2009, to have a unique name due to "a search for a "sci-fi show" might not turn up any results for a "Sci Fi show," when we compete in other countries with another network that uses "sci-fi" in its title, where the name Sci Fi and the category "sci-fi" are indistinguishable. ?
Spice Channel - broadcasting 1080i
Adult offering from Playboy, and the first HD channel of its type, Spice HD was found late nights on the DirecTV PPV channel. 2006.
Star Choice - broadcasting 720p and 1080i
Canadian DBS provider, changed name to Shaw Direct, April 2009.
SUN TV - broadcasting 1080i
Canadian OTA broadcaster in Toronto area, went dark November 2011.
Toon Disney - broadcasting 720p
Renaimed Disney XD HD, changed from all Disney animation to 'a boy-focused, girl inclusive entertainment brand for kids age 6-14'. 2/2009.
With a laser-like focus, the upcoming HD channel is targeted at 29 year olds that have an HDTV. Never made it on the air.
UPN - broadcasting 1080i
UPN, in collaboration with its corporate sibling CBS, offering three years of primetime HDTV. HD programs included Veronica Mars, Everybody Hates Chris, Girlfriends, Love Inc., and Eve. Merged with The WB to form the CW, fall 2006.
USA Network HD Special Events – broadcasting 1080i
USA offered four years of HDTV programming, including the first two days of The Masters golf tournament in HDTV, and HD coverage of the US Open Tennis Championships. These events were available on cable and DBS special events channels. Since 2005, USA HD events were found on corporate sibling Universal HD, but look for them now on the new USA Network HD channel, available October 2007.
Versus HD - broadcasting 1080i
After the transition from Outdoor Life Network in 2005, Versus became NBC Sports Network with the Comcast acquisition of NBCUniversal. January 2012.
Voom DBS - broadcasting 720p and 1080i
Unique DBS provider with emphasis on HDTV. Carried most everything in HD that was available at the time, except network HD (local HD reception was offered) and HDNet, HDNet Movies, INHD, INHD2. April 2005.
Voom - broadcasting 1080i
After Voom DBS went off the air, their unique 15 HD channels (ANIMANIA HD, EQUATOR HD, FAMILY ROOM HD, FILM FEST HD, GALLERY HD, GAMEPLAY HD, HDNEWS, KUNG FU HD, MONSTERS HD, RAVE HD, RUSH HD, TREASURE HD, ULTRA HD, WORLD CINEMA HD, WORLDSPORT HD) were picked up by both Dish Network and Cablevision. Dish and Voom got into a contractual dispute, and Dish dropped Voom, May 2008. Cablevision parent company Rainbow Media finally pulled the plug for all US distribution. January 2009.
The WB – broadcasting 1080i
The WB offered primetime HDTV for the fourth consecutive year in 2005-2006, including Twins, Everwood, Reba, Smallville, and Gilmore Girls in HDTV. Tribune Broadcasting has also offered the annual Tournament of Roses Parade on WB stations. DD 5.1 for select HD programming. Merged with UPN to become The CW, fall 2006.
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I don't know about others, but FS Southwest and FS Southwest+ are both 24/7 channels that normally air different schedules. Usually the only time they are simulcasts is when a game is JIP, typically when they have a Mavs game on the main channel and a Stars game on +, the Stars game will JIP on the main channel once the Mavs postgame show ends. And that's not even counting the regional subfeeds of both channels for Oklahoma, LA/AR, and NM/central/south Texas.
Yes. For example, at 4am this morning, the main channel has paid programming, while + has WPT. Later on, the main channel has PAC12 and Big12 women's gymnastics, while + has UEFA soccer. And the live event differences don't just apply to local pro sports; during college football season, the main channel carried the "national" FSN games, while + carried the regional ACC and SEC games.
NHL Network no longer has Wednesday games due to Versus/NBCSN picking up the rights to national games on Wednesdays. NHL Center Ice will no longer be showing playoff games now that every playoff game is national on NBC, NBCSN, NHLN, or CNBC.
Here's some of the HD channels you're missing for free-to-air satellite in the U.S. (I also think it's important to note H.264 and MPEG-2; H.264 channels tend to look a LOT better than the MPEG-2 ones. There's some Blu-ray quality material on BUD (which stands for "Big Useful Dish"):
58 W Intelsat 9 (C Band)
NHK World TV (1080i MPEG-4 with English and Japanese audio feeds)
91 W Galaxy 17 (C Band)
ReelzChannel HD (1080i MPEG-4)
The CW East, Pacific and Central (1080i MPEG-2)
101 W SES 1 (Ku Band)
Pentagon Channel HD (1080i MPEG-4)
103 W AMC 1 (C Band)
NBC East, Central, Mountain, Pacific (1080i MPEG-4)
PBS East (1080i MPEG-2)
ION East, Central, Pacific (720p MPEG-2)
105 W AMC 18 (C Band)
NASA Public Channel (720p MPEG-2)
NASA Media Channel (720p MPEG-4)
NBC East, Central, Mountain, Pacific (1080i MPEG-4)
EntertainmentStudios channels (ES.TV, Comedy.TV, etc) (1080i MPEG-4)
125 W AMC 21 (Ku Band)
PBS HD feeds (East, West, some specific affiliates like OETA, LPBS) (1080i MPEG-2)
127 W Galaxy 13 (C Band)
BBC World News HD (1080i MPEG-4)
You can find much more detailed satellite information here and also at Lyngsat.
Here's what I can find for FS Plus HD channels:
Detroit: 24/7, mostly simulcast
Florida: (Sun Sports)
Kansas City: GTO
North: 24/7, different schedules
San Diego: (Prime Ticket)
Southwest: 24/7, different schedules
West: (Prime Ticket)
What was listed didn't exist anymore.
Removing the list certainly got you motivated to get it back, with updated info
The CW East, Pacific and Central (1080i MPEG-2)
Not the "true" CW network feed. What you have listed is the cable+ feed, for areas without a CW OTA affiliate. The true CW network feed is on 97W G19 (backup on 89W G28). Unlike the other networks it is only up for their primetime feeds, M-F.
NBC East, Central, Mountain, Pacific (1080i MPEG-4)
That is their backup feed location. The main network feed is on Ku Band, AMC-1.
PBS HD feeds (East, West, some specific affiliates like OETA, LPBS) (1080i MPEG-2)
This is the preferred HD feed. The other has a lower bitrate, though this isn't that much better.
You are missing the ABC and CBS network feeds on C Band; 99.2 W G16 and 97 W G19, respectively. ABC is H.264 and CBS is Mpeg-2 4:2:2.
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