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Forum: HDTV Programming   03-04-2007, 11:19 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,123
Posted By wilbur1972
Also, ESPN is trying to build up the idea that...

Also, ESPN is trying to build up the idea that ESPN2 is the home of the Busch Series (on the few weekends when ABC doesn't have the races). That's another reason why they're putting the extra Full...
Forum: HDTV Programming   02-26-2007, 10:28 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,188
Posted By wilbur1972
From a ticket sales standpoint, they should dump...

From a ticket sales standpoint, they should dump one of California's dates, but I've heard that won't happen because of all the media exposure that comes with having two races so close to Hollywood....
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   09-19-2006, 04:29 PM
Replies: 6,129
Views: 556,754
Posted By wilbur1972
Well said, TexMex. I know Bob and Alan do the...

Well said, TexMex. I know Bob and Alan do the best they can with the bandwidth issue, but the picture on CBS NFL games has suffered for the past few years (on any shots with motion), to the point...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-14-2006, 12:13 PM
Replies: 6,129
Views: 556,754
Posted By wilbur1972
Apparently, enough people have complained to...

Apparently, enough people have complained to WSET that they've changed their schedule to air all the ABC games live. A friend of mine who works at The Roanoke Times called the general manager to ask...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-12-2006, 10:13 AM
Replies: 6,129
Views: 556,754
Posted By wilbur1972
Quote:Originally Posted by Yo Scott...

Quote:Originally Posted by Yo Scott http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/0)

The early morning game was half-pre-empted for childrens programming as...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-11-2006, 08:33 AM
Replies: 6,129
Views: 556,754
Posted By wilbur1972
Quote:Originally Posted by brooksto...

Quote:Originally Posted by brooksto http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/0)

are all abc affiliates tape delaying the early games? Im watching it...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-11-2006, 07:51 AM
Replies: 6,129
Views: 556,754
Posted By wilbur1972
Quote:Originally Posted by VARTV...

Quote:Originally Posted by VARTV http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/0)

If you're referring to the tape delayed game at midnight, it won't be in...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-10-2006, 11:05 AM
Replies: 6,129
Views: 556,754
Posted By wilbur1972
Quote:Originally Posted by curly67...

Quote:Originally Posted by curly67 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/0)

I couldn't agree more. I believe WSET had the first game available to them...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-10-2006, 09:15 AM
Replies: 6,129
Views: 556,754
Posted By wilbur1972
Not sure if anyone has noticed, but WSET is not...

Not sure if anyone has noticed, but WSET is not providing HD for the one live World Cup game they're showing this weekend (Sweden vs. Trinidad & Tobago). I've e-mailed them about this, but...
Forum: HDTV Programming   04-07-2006, 10:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,505
Posted By wilbur1972
Quote: Originally Posted by CPanther95 ...

Quote:
Originally Posted by CPanther95
Steelers have only one MNF game this year - either ESPN got the shaft as far as how they can select games, or ESPN has their head up their rear end.

I...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-11-2006, 12:24 AM
Replies: 6,129
Views: 556,754
Posted By wilbur1972
Quote:Originally Posted by riga...

Quote:Originally Posted by riga http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/0)

I'm sure he'll confirm too...but for the sake of argument, if they are using...
Forum: HDTV Programming   02-12-2006, 01:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 565
Posted By wilbur1972
I'm getting a still picture of some guy with a...

I'm getting a still picture of some guy with a microphone. Hasn't moved since I tuned it two minutes ago. EDIT: My box is the HD-DVR.
Forum: HDTV Programming   01-06-2006, 10:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 944
Posted By wilbur1972
Quote: Originally Posted by MnGuy Just for...

Quote:
Originally Posted by MnGuy
Just for fun, make up a channel and ask them about it. This would be fun, for example:

To: DirecTv
From: MnGuy


I am a long time HD subscriber and I am...
Forum: HDTV Programming   09-04-2005, 11:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,172
Posted By wilbur1972
As of now, the change isn't practical at all....

As of now, the change isn't practical at all. Hopefully they resolve being able to view just the live events (and stop trying to pass off the late-night replays as HD) and posting which teams are...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-29-2005, 04:53 PM
Replies: 7,929
Views: 740,246
Posted By wilbur1972
The game is on ESPN2, and it will be in HD for...

The game is on ESPN2, and it will be in HD for those who receive ESPN2-HD.
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-29-2005, 04:45 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 7,639
Posted By wilbur1972
Maria Sharapova will be in the first complete HD...

Maria Sharapova will be in the first complete HD match of the tournament. Kudos to whoever set the schedule.
Forum: HDTV Programming   08-13-2005, 10:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,217
Posted By wilbur1972
The Universal HD U.S. Open schedule is up on the...

The Universal HD U.S. Open schedule is up on the station's Web site, which can be found here (http://www.universalhd.com/Schedule/daily.bravo?start_date=2005-08-29&end_date=2005-08-29). It looks...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-14-2005, 09:46 AM
Replies: 566
Views: 30,112
Posted By wilbur1972
Quote: Originally Posted by beaudot The word...

Quote:
Originally Posted by beaudot
The word is that there will be 10 teams from each conference making the playoffs this year, with 7vs10 and 8vs9 playing best of 3s for the final 2 spots in the...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-13-2005, 11:30 PM
Replies: 566
Views: 30,112
Posted By wilbur1972
Quote: Originally Posted by kevin75 NHL in...

Quote:
Originally Posted by kevin75
NHL in HD = good
20 teams in the playoffs = realllly bad

Sixteen teams qualify for the NHL playoffs, the same as in the NBA. There are four rounds of...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-13-2005, 11:11 PM
Replies: 566
Views: 30,112
Posted By wilbur1972
Quote: Originally Posted by kevin75 NHL in...

Quote:
Originally Posted by kevin75
NHL in HD = good
20 teams in the playoffs = realllly bad

Sixteen teams qualify for the NHL playoffs, the same as in the NBA. There are four rounds of...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-12-2005, 06:02 PM
Replies: 6,129
Views: 556,754
Posted By wilbur1972
WSLS did respond to my e-mail about the problems...

WSLS did respond to my e-mail about the problems over the weekend, but that may be one of the funniest things I've seen on TV, rivaling someone putting fake messages on the School Closings list a...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-11-2005, 02:25 AM
Replies: 6,129
Views: 556,754
Posted By wilbur1972
There is definitely something screwy going on...

There is definitely something screwy going on over at WSLS. I called during the race (after Riga called) and they blamed "equipment failure." Yesterday (Saturday) when I called, I was told the HD...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-10-2005, 01:17 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,000
Posted By wilbur1972
Riga, I also called WSLS, and the person I...

Riga, I also called WSLS, and the person I talked to says "equipment failure" is the reason for no HD.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-09-2005, 12:05 PM
Replies: 6,129
Views: 556,754
Posted By wilbur1972
Anyone know what the situation is with the Busch...

Anyone know what the situation is with the Busch race today on WSLS? My TIVO lists it in HD today, but I called WSLS, and their "log" states it's an SD broadcast. I can live with that as long as we...
Forum: HDTV Programming   07-01-2005, 04:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 619
Posted By wilbur1972
Quote: Originally Posted by ucsbgaucho by...

Quote:
Originally Posted by ucsbgaucho
by the way, Sabes... ABC doesn't have the NFL anymore...

ABC has the 2005 Monday night NFL games. Those move to ESPN in 2006, with NBC getting the Sunday...
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