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post #631 of 12011 Old 02-03-2006, 12:41 PM
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INHD-1 sank to a new low the other day. They showed a HIGH SCHOOL basketball game from somewhere in Kansas. It was in HD, of course.

What in the *&!# are they thinking?

They don't do that on HDNet.

And Comcast can do better when it comes to filling out their HD channel lineup. I'd take a test pattern in HD over a high school basketball game from *&$# Kansas!



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INHD-1 sank to a new low the other day. They showed a HIGH SCHOOL basketball game from somewhere in Kansas. It was in HD, of course.

What in the *&!# are they thinking?

They don't do that on HDNet.

And Comcast can do better when it comes to filling out their HD channel lineup. I'd take a test pattern in HD over a high school basketball game from *&$# Kansas!

INHD1 has become a sports channel (I like sports, so that's good) but they don't have enough major sports to justify it (oops, I forgot competitive eating...).

INHD2 has everything else. Unfortunately, everything else is almost nothing first-run. How many times have they shown the same IMAX movies? PBSHD is far superior to INHD and that is very sad. But we do watch Forensic Factor and other shows and have enjoyed many programs there. They just don't make a financial effort to provide sufficient programming to rival HDNET.

It is incredible that Comcast thinks INHD1&2 are competitive with HDNET/Movies.

Similarly, I guess we'll never get NGHD because of its similarity to DiscoveryHD.

Perhaps in Baltimore we'll be getting UHD before the Olympics since our area is very good at getting new channels on-line.

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INHD1 has become a sports channel (I like sports, so that's good) but they don't have enough major sports to justify it (oops, I forgot competitive eating...).

Perhaps in Baltimore we'll be getting UHD before the Olympics since our area is very good at getting new channels on-line.

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Might as well call it OLN and simulcast it in analog. It already has OLN hockey.

JWhip said Baltimore may not have enough bandwidth for UHD. We'll see. It's an 860MHz system, every digital channel is 256 QAM, and all but two PPV channels have been dropped. Plus HD Special Events hasn't been used in months.

And then there's the pamphlet Comcast sent me that says more HD channels coming soon, for whatever that's worth. (Nothing?)

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See, I'd have thought that cool people don't watch it.

JUST KIDDING, I swear. I don't want a legion of Sci-Fi geeks attacking me. Just my attempt at humor at other people's expense. It's what I do. No offense.

As another poster said about the repeats on INHD (1&2), Discovery HD, I agree with him/her, but the difference is I'm not paying extra for those stations anymore, UHD included. And UHD is the dumping grounds for bad/cancelled NBC shows. Shouldn't be long before "The Book of Daniel" shows up there.

What's wrong with a little sci-fi?!?!??! No offense taken. Honestly though, Comcast could pump out Home and Garden in HD and would be happy that we are actually getting a NEW HD channel!

The Book of Daniel didn't last long, now did it? WOW...
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I'm still hoping that a SLEW of new HD will come along so I can watch Food Network in HD.

A girl can dream, right?

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Why hasn't this been moved into the appropriate forum?
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Why hasn't this been moved into the appropriate forum?

This is the HD Programming forum. Where else should it be?
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Which locality are you suggesting this should be restricted to?
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All I can tell you is that when a Cablevision thread was started, it was moved to that particular forum. Don't shoot the messenger...
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All I can tell you is that when a Cablevision thread was started, it was moved to that particular forum. Don't shoot the messenger...

Not shooting the messenger, just didn't understand the POV. I don't know what happened with the Cablevision thread, but this Comcast thread is spanning the country, so I'm pretty sure it can't be confined to any specific local thread.
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raidbuck, until the case with Comcast and INHD and HD Net, Comcast does not have a large financial stake in Discovery HD vs. National Geographic HD.
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raidbuck, until the case with Comcast and INHD and HD Net, Comcast does not have a large financial stake in Discovery HD vs. National Geographic HD.

Thanks, JWhip, maybe my pessimism was unwarranted. Any chance we could get it in 2007? We might as well start beating the drum now.

Although I would love HDNET, there is only so much TV I can watch and if Comcast gets UHD in service and adds ESPN2HD and then NGCHD I think my needs would be met (famous semi-last words). I really do wish INHD would show more new programming though.

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So do I Rich!
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I think Comcast is phasing OUT HD programming.

Keep thinking.

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All I can tell you is that when a Cablevision thread was started, it was moved to that particular forum.

Cavlevision has a small regional footprint. Comcast is national. Got it?

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Would love to see Comcast add the NFL Network HD channel, along with Real Madrid TV in English. I'm a huge football fan and I would love to see the NFL Network HD channel added, as they will be airing Live games on Thursdays and Saturdays next season.
As for Real Madrid Television, the club has been in negotiations with around 70 cable and satellite providers from at least 50 countries worldwide. One would hope to assume that Comcast would be in on those talks. Real Madrid would like to have their in-house cable channel available in the basic tier programming packages on the various cable and satellite providers' systems.
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Would love to see Comcast add the NFL Network HD channel, along with Real Madrid TV in English. I'm a huge football fan and I would love to see the NFL Network HD channel added, as they will be airing Live games on Thursdays and Saturdays next season.
As for Real Madrid Television, the club has been in negotiations with around 70 cable and satellite providers from at least 50 countries worldwide. One would hope to assume that Comcast would be in on those talks. Real Madrid would like to have their in-house cable channel available in the basic tier programming packages on the various cable and satellite providers' systems.

Comcast has shown the NFL Network HD game of the week since it started 2 years ago so I think that we will see those games, on INHD if nothing else. We'll see next fall.

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Rich thanks. Ya hopefully Comcast will show those games on INHD + INHD 2 if they're not going to pick up NFL Network HD. I still hope they do, considering Verizon and DirecTV are providing it.
For those who might be interested, apparantly Real Madrid has indeed been in disucssions with U.S. cable and satellite providers in the U.S. in trying to secure carriage deals for Real Madrid Televison. Here is an article I found over at Big Soccer. Its a great read. The network is available in both English and Spanish.

http://www.iht.com/articles/2005/11/...y/madrid07.php
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Cant stand comcast, now they are showing NBA on INHD instead of the NHL. They are showing the OLNHD game on tape delay at midnight. This is like the 2nd week in a row they have done this. Why did you pay for the NHL then? Who says there is not enough sports programming. As it is we already have YESHD and MSG HD sharing INHD2. This means Yankees, Nets, Rangers, Knicks, Devils, Islander all sharing 1 channel. Who nknow what will happens with the Mets channels when baseball start in the spring also.
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INHD2 is showing hockey game stars 2 predators 1 end of the 2nd.
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Cant stand comcast, now they are showing NBA on INHD instead of the NHL. They are showing the OLNHD game on tape delay at midnight. This is like the 2nd week in a row they have done this. Why did you pay for the NHL then? Who says there is not enough sports programming. As it is we already have YESHD and MSG HD sharing INHD2. This means Yankees, Nets, Rangers, Knicks, Devils, Islander all sharing 1 channel. Who nknow what will happens with the Mets channels when baseball start in the spring also.

That is INHD doing that NOT Comcast.
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The Mets will have their own dedicated HD channel which they are partnering with Comcast which should be available by beginning of Baseball season. Comcast is currently building the studio.
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Why does the INHSE channel exist? In the short time that I've had Comcast's HD package, I've never seen any actual programming on it. Just an all-white screen with the INHD logo at the top center. Seems like a big waste IMO.
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Why does the INHSE channel exist? In the short time that I've had Comcast's HD package, I've never seen any actual programming on it. Just an all-white screen with the INHD logo at the top center. Seems like a big waste IMO.

I think it depends on the area. But in my area they showed the NFLHD network programming. It was not on 24/7 on though. They may use this channel for the Winter Olympics
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I think it depends on the area. But in my area they showed the NFLHD network programming. It was not on 24/7 on though. They may use this channel for the Winter Olympics

They also show the Kings games (CSN-Sacramento) on that channel in our area.
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I get the Kings on channel INHD, only I get on HSE in NFLHD and when actor gets a star, other than that its a waste of bandwidth.
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Universal-HD just showed up here (South Jersey) on channel 208.

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Universal-HD just showed up here (South Jersey) on channel 208.

Yeah but is it permanent is the big question
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Yeah but is it permanent is the big question

Negotiations are not complete, but Comcast did get special permission to show UNI-HD for the Olympics. So given that, I would guess it would be available full-time relatively soon.
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