Originally posted by twartacus
I am all about ESPN-HD as the next guy... but I see both sides of this. I read the "What's the most disappointing HD Channel" forum from this site about a week ago (check it out)... and the responses were mostly ESPN becuase of the little HD programming on it, and the non-HD is stretched out.
I also understand that ABC is trying to charge BHN too much to carry it... which means we are stuck with paying it, thus the negotiations continue for our benefit in the wallet I assume.
If BHN added ESPN last month, we would all be complaining about how little HD is on it... and that we're paying too much for it... so I do understand the delay.
I am glad to see TNT added though.
Question... WGN broadcasts in HD in Chicago (local station)... when will they likely do that nation-wide? (Cub fan here).
With all due respect, if the next guy is me, you definitely are not as much about ESPN-HD. Clearly, ESPN-HD provides limited programming and fails to provide many of the services it appeared to suggest it would when it became available to providers.
That said, the ability to watch college football every saturday night and the NFL every sunday night in HD is VERY IMPORTANT TO ME. Along with Sunday Ticket, this more than makes the switch to D* and away from BHN worth it for me -- which I did last august. I would love to switch back to BHN and would do so if they got ESPNHD. But it simply is not worth it to continue to only get one CFB game in HD (CBS SEC game) with BHN when D* gives so much more.
For everyone but rabid college football fans, BHN is sufficient -- but ESPN's value in this regard cannot be overstated.