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Forum: HDTV Programming   03-04-2015, 10:00 AM
Replies: 100,247
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Posted By NetworkTV
This idea just seems to get worse and worse every...

This idea just seems to get worse and worse every time I see any sort of news item about it.


All it needs is to add some Will Smith offspring to put it over the top.


All the head shaking...
Forum: Latest Industry News   02-28-2015, 10:37 AM
Replies: 336
Views: 5,552
Posted By NetworkTV
Yes, people forget phone lines and cable TV...

Yes, people forget phone lines and cable TV installations were once exactly like the ISP controlled internet:

- Company owned equipment with no option to buy your own.
- Limits on use.
- Blanket...
Forum: HDTV Programming   02-26-2015, 12:33 PM
Replies: 7,563
Views: 340,938
Posted By NetworkTV
I wouldn't bother, the place would likely have...

I wouldn't bother, the place would likely have gone on lockdown pretty early on, so unless you bring the key to the front door with you...
Forum: HDTV Programming   02-23-2015, 10:02 PM
Replies: 1,191
Views: 47,778
Posted By NetworkTV
That album actually created a bit of a timeline...

That album actually created a bit of a timeline issue in this show.

It was released in August of 1982. Right after the scene where Philips gives Paige the album, he's see reading PC Magazine...
Forum: HDTV Programming   02-21-2015, 01:06 PM
Replies: 100,247
Views: 8,931,801
Posted By NetworkTV
The fact that they run unskippable ad breaks is...

The fact that they run unskippable ad breaks is exactly why I won't give Hulu my money. I consider services like Netflix, Amazon and Hulu to be premium subscriptions. In other words, the subscription...
Forum: HDTV Programming   02-21-2015, 12:32 PM
Replies: 1,654
Views: 137,041
Posted By NetworkTV
Old habits die hard and they probably use those...

Old habits die hard and they probably use those names out of professionalism in the workplace.

"Hey, snuggly-poo, did you notice this bloody fingerprint over here?"
"Yeah, sweet pea - I've...
Forum: HDTV Programming   02-16-2015, 11:40 PM
Replies: 7,563
Views: 340,938
Posted By NetworkTV
Better yet, let's leave that gated community...

Better yet, let's leave that gated community without stocking up on gas from any of those cars parked in the driveways and garages.
Forum: HDTV Programming   02-16-2015, 09:48 PM
Replies: 2,315
Views: 151,547
Posted By NetworkTV
Decent episode - lot's of great references like: ...

Decent episode - lot's of great references like:

- Dave Grohl and Kurt Cobain
- Billy Bass
- Christine
- Frozen
- The Lost Boys (death by stereo)
- The Lawnmower Man
- A fraternity with the...
Forum: HDTV Programming   02-14-2015, 09:33 AM
Replies: 7,563
Views: 340,938
Posted By NetworkTV
I think you missed the point. When the...

I think you missed the point.

When the premise of the show is zombies, the fact that they can rip human flesh apart with their teeth is hardly something to worry about.

For that matter, I'm not...
Forum: HDTV Programming   02-14-2015, 08:00 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 6,054
Posted By NetworkTV
I'm not sure the 6 season plan was ever a good...

I'm not sure the 6 season plan was ever a good idea. After all, how many shows actually make it past season 5 that aren't repetitive procedurals that feature some sort of quirky or cranky character?...
Forum: HDTV Programming   02-12-2015, 02:05 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 6,054
Posted By NetworkTV
I actually still have most of "Coven" and all of...

I actually still have most of "Coven" and all of "Freak Show sitting on my DVR.

I just can't build up the desire to watch them. There are just too many other shows I watch before even considering...
Forum: HDTV Programming   02-12-2015, 01:36 PM
Replies: 7,563
Views: 340,938
Posted By NetworkTV
I prefer to think of native tongues only when...

I prefer to think of native tongues only when speaking French.... ;)
Forum: Latest Industry News   02-12-2015, 12:39 PM
Replies: 705
Views: 33,180
Posted By NetworkTV
That simply isn't true. 4K is simply the...

That simply isn't true.

4K is simply the next step in home video, just like HD was. There were plenty of people that went kicking and screaming into the HD world, hanging onto their SD sets and...
Forum: HDTV Programming   02-09-2015, 06:27 PM
Replies: 7,563
Views: 340,938
Posted By NetworkTV
Well, if Washington DC doesn't work out, they can...

Well, if Washington DC doesn't work out, they can just keep moving North and hole up here:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boldt_Castle
Forum: Latest Industry News   02-04-2015, 07:52 AM
Replies: 2,170
Views: 77,903
Posted By NetworkTV
That's absolutely true - even among products from...

That's absolutely true - even among products from the same manufacturer. For example, I used to have an early Samsung BD player that incorporates a Fairuza processor and is excellent at upconversion....
Forum: Latest Industry News   02-04-2015, 07:26 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 7,246
Posted By NetworkTV
They already released the specs for 4K BD. We...

They already released the specs for 4K BD. We know it will fit well withing the specs of current TVs. In fact, there's a whole other thread on it here, mostly full of disappointment from those that...
Forum: Latest Industry News   02-03-2015, 10:12 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,058
Posted By NetworkTV
...or, HBO GOd, why is it taking so long to...

...or, HBO GOd, why is it taking so long to launch?
Forum: Latest Industry News   02-03-2015, 09:56 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 7,246
Posted By NetworkTV
Receivers aren't an A-B comparison here. 1 -...

Receivers aren't an A-B comparison here.

1 - We know the new 4K BD spec. All TVs currently being sold meet that spec.Therefore, by waiting, you're only waiting for what may or may not come down...
Forum: Latest Industry News   02-02-2015, 10:21 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,005
Posted By NetworkTV
Honestly, I'm less optimistic. All these voices...

Honestly, I'm less optimistic. All these voices are less likely to produce what the customer wants.

- The CE manufacturers are going to want what they can make the cheapest, yet can promote to the...
Forum: Latest Industry News   02-02-2015, 09:00 AM
Replies: 2,170
Views: 77,903
Posted By NetworkTV
The problem is, there are plenty of people here...

The problem is, there are plenty of people here measuring the ability to discern pixels, not the ability see increased resolution. There's a massive difference between the two.

The idea is NOT to...
Forum: Latest Industry News   02-02-2015, 08:48 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 7,246
Posted By NetworkTV
Except it doesn't matter if there's no content...

Except it doesn't matter if there's no content that supports it.

It's fine if you want to wait and maybe get a bit more "future-proofing", but I guarantee we'll be moving on to something else by...
Forum: Latest Industry News   01-29-2015, 12:12 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 7,246
Posted By NetworkTV
In theory, yes. In practice...it depends on...

In theory, yes.

In practice...it depends on the quality of the cable. A decent quality cable should have no trouble passing the full potential. A cheap one from the bargain bin at Walmart, though,...
Forum: Latest Industry News   01-29-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 2,170
Views: 77,903
Posted By NetworkTV
They're going for the mainstream market: LED...

They're going for the mainstream market:

LED backlit LCD screens, with most models being edge lit. Even among their full array lit screens, I'm not sure the number of zones is really enough to...
Forum: HDTV Programming   01-28-2015, 11:44 AM
Replies: 100,247
Views: 8,931,801
Posted By NetworkTV
Unless things have changed, the likely reason...

Unless things have changed, the likely reason Disney was down instead of increasing spots is that they don't discount when the economy goes into the dumper. They'd rather sell less inventory than...
Forum: Latest Industry News   01-27-2015, 07:41 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 7,246
Posted By NetworkTV
Not for me, but for my father, in my case. I...

Not for me, but for my father, in my case.

I was going to upgrade his computer to something newer and faster, but I'm waiting for Windows 9. For one thing, it's coming out soon and I want to make...
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