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Bloomberg Television has been shooting this year their New York on-location recorded packages with the
Panasonic AJ-HPX2000 camera.
This is an HD camera that can also record standard definition.
For the past month or so the field pieces out of New York have all been shot 16:9 in standard definition DVCPro50 format.
There were plans to have the channel go 16:9 but were delayed in Q3.
Not sure if they will go the route of their main competition CNBC or Fox Business Channel with an HD channel.

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Fox Business Network HD is a 720p enhanced high definition simulcast of Fox Business Network. Programming shown on Fox Business Network HD is produced in high-definition, but is cropped to a 4:3 image and pushed to the left of the screen, with the extra room used for additional content, such as statistics and charts, and a wider ticker with more room. The side info is named "The Fox HD Wing". Partner channel competitor channel CNBC HD+ also uses the enhanced HD format, as well HD sports channel ESPNews HD.

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CNBC HD+ is a 1080i high definition enhanced simulcast of CNBC which launched on October 10, 2007. For all standard definition programs, the feed (which remains in 4:3 480i upscaled to 1080i) is pushed to the left of the screen, with the extra room used for additional content, such as statistics and charts, and a wider ticker with more room. A window in the corner also displays video content from CNBC.com

Wikipedia mentions
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Since March 9, 2009 Bloomberg now utilizes its existing international production teams in Hong Kong (Bloomberg Asia), Europe (Bloomberg Europe) and America (Bloomberg) adding a more global feel to the channel. Bloomberg International provides programming from Hong Kong in the early morning, produced by Bloomberg Asia (International), from London in the late morning, produced by Bloomberg Europe (International) and from its main headquarters in New York in the afternoon. Each Bloomberg receives localized advertising and a relevant business news ticker on screen.

Since most European broadcasting and some Asian broadcasting is 16:9 it would seem a no-brainer sooner than later.