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Forum: HDTV Programming   03-01-2015, 10:50 AM
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Posted By veedon
A snappy cop show? Well, 1 out of 3 elves...

A snappy cop show? Well, 1 out of 3 elves surveyed in Battle Creek did agree that snap makes the world go 'round.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q6TIsxTdrCU
Forum: HDTV Programming   02-28-2015, 12:09 PM
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Posted By veedon
Yeah, but WGN America has been getting rid of...

Yeah, but WGN America has been getting rid of most of its Chicago-oriented programming, such as sports and news, yet it keeps those famous call letters in its name.

If you don't want to...
Forum: HDTV Programming   02-28-2015, 10:47 AM
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Posted By veedon
I don't think a cable network should be permitted...

I don't think a cable network should be permitted to have the call letters of a broadcast TV station in its name. Can't the FCC place some restriction on the use of call letters? WGN America has...
Forum: HDTV Programming   02-27-2015, 03:41 PM
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Posted By veedon
But what kind of light? Natural daylight or...

But what kind of light? Natural daylight or artificial light? And if artificial, what color temperature? Haven't you ever gone shopping for light bulbs and seen those descriptions: soft white, cool...
Forum: HDTV Programming   02-27-2015, 03:27 PM
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Posted By veedon
I've seen some images that are clearly blue and...

I've seen some images that are clearly blue and black. But some other images change from blue and black to gold and white just by turning my head sideways or viewing the screen from a different...
Forum: HDTV Programming   02-26-2015, 03:58 PM
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Posted By veedon
But what do the Arizona Llamas and Congressman...

But what do the Arizona Llamas and Congressman Upton's famous niece think about all this?
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-25-2015, 05:57 PM
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Posted By veedon
There's an "allocation map" tool at...

There's an "allocation map" tool at rabbitears.info .

It shows that there is a full-power station in New Haven , CT operating on RF 10 and a full-power station in Bethlehem, PA operating on RF 9....
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-24-2015, 01:09 PM
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Posted By veedon
I guess it depends on the local market. In...

I guess it depends on the local market.
In Raleigh, TWC does carry some subchannels, such as MeTV and AntennaTV.

But I don't think those diginets get a very big viewership.
Maybe that will...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-23-2015, 06:08 PM
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Posted By veedon
So, is that more of an issue now, with digital...

So, is that more of an issue now, with digital broadcasting, than in the days of analog broadcasts?
Going forward, could manufacturers of machinery and electronics do something to reduce the...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-22-2015, 03:12 PM
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Posted By veedon
I don't think I understood all of that. I do know...

I don't think I understood all of that. I do know that back in the old days of analog broadcasting, NYC had a station (WNBC) on RF 4 but RF 3 was vacant, so owners of VCRs were advised to choose...
Forum: HDTV Programming   02-20-2015, 07:59 PM
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Posted By veedon
Shuck it uff !!!

Shuck it uff !!!
Forum: HDTV Programming   02-20-2015, 07:15 PM
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Posted By veedon
Laraine. I bet a lot of people have called her...

Laraine. I bet a lot of people have called her Lorraine, though.
Forum: HDTV Programming   02-20-2015, 07:11 PM
Replies: 151
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Posted By veedon
There was another musical act. Paul Simon did a...

There was another musical act. Paul Simon did a good job with "Still Crazy After All These Years". No turkey suit this time.
Forum: HDTV Programming   02-20-2015, 07:06 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,608
Posted By veedon
Most people are upset about extra commercials...

Most people are upset about extra commercials being added when re-runs of old shows are shown. I'm bummed out about losing the original commercials. I want to see Harry von Zell selling that...
Forum: HDTV Programming   02-20-2015, 06:10 PM
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Posted By veedon
That rule has been in place since 1901 in the...

That rule has been in place since 1901 in the National League. (The Junior Circuit adopted the rule two or three years later.) In the 19th century, fouls were not considered strikes at all, not even...
Forum: HDTV Programming   02-19-2015, 10:12 PM
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Posted By veedon
And network news viewers are smarter, too....

And network news viewers are smarter, too. They're smart enough to know that when a reporter covers a riot 1200 miles away from a war zone, the reporter is not in combat. Especially when the war is...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-19-2015, 04:37 PM
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Posted By veedon
Oh, those Virginians have such a Cavalier...

Oh, those Virginians have such a Cavalier attitude toward North Carolina traditions.
Forum: HDTV Programming   02-18-2015, 10:22 PM
Replies: 151
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Posted By veedon
Jane Curtin and Gilda Radner were my favorite...

Jane Curtin and Gilda Radner were my favorite cast members from the original cast.
Later on, the strongest period was when Phil Hartman and Dana Carvey were both in the cast. There were a lot of...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-18-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 9,357
Views: 726,623
Posted By veedon
OK, then. If ESPN is not responsible for WITN not...

OK, then. If ESPN is not responsible for WITN not showing the game in HD, could it be that the station simply thinks that NBC's regular programming will get higher ratings than the Battle of the...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-18-2015, 07:09 PM
Replies: 9,357
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Posted By veedon
What do you mean by "sold out"? The ACC doesn't...

What do you mean by "sold out"? The ACC doesn't care who they get the money from as long as they get the money, right? The ACC's job is just to negotiate the best deal it can on behalf of the...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-18-2015, 07:05 PM
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Posted By veedon
OK, so you're talking about a network of...

OK, so you're talking about a network of broadcast stations, right? (And those stations are available both OTA and on MVPDs.) The ACC network is not like the Big Ten Network, which is a cable network.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-18-2015, 07:00 PM
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Posted By veedon
I don't watch cable TV much, but I always thought...

I don't watch cable TV much, but I always thought that if a local station had the rights (separate from ESPN) to show a game, then on the local cable system, ESPN would be the one to be blacked out....
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-18-2015, 06:30 PM
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Posted By veedon
Foxeng said something about WITN not being able...

Foxeng said something about WITN not being able to have the game in HD because ESPN had reserved the HD rights for itself. I interpreted that as meaning that a local station could contract to have...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-18-2015, 06:15 PM
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Posted By veedon
I wonder how much more expensive it is for a...

I wonder how much more expensive it is for a station to get a HD feed from Raycom than to get a SD feed from ESPN. I guess the stations have to consider their budgets and how appealing ACC basketball...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-18-2015, 06:01 PM
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Posted By veedon
I don't know. Are they using ESPN's feed?

I don't know. Are they using ESPN's feed?
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