I have Emailed BEV and the response I got by phone and email was that HD PPV is their priority not network TV. Also the only Seattle station they can get HDTV from is KIRO(CBS). Aparently when the new sat. goes up they will add more HDTV.
Dear Mr. Stekl,
> Thank you for your e-mail dated and received in our office March 11, 2002.
> We appreciate you taking the time to voice your concerns.
> I apologize for your dissatisfaction with the programming that we offer.
> Bell ExpressVu we strive to offer an extensive variety of programming to
> accommodate our subscribers interests.
> As per our conversation, at this present time Bell ExpressVu's main
> for HDTV programming is to air Pay-Per View, movies & events. The CBS &
> Superchannel broadcasts are to fill in the time between airings. As far
> the Western time zones, we try to schedule the channels with both East and
> West time zones in mind. Currently CBS being the only US affiliate being
> broadcasted on HDTV, is the only network that is offering a large variety
> HDTV programming.
You are welcome to contact our Customer Service Department at
> for any further information or suggestions. Your feedback is valuable in
> guiding us to provide service of your choice.
> Thank you for choosing Bell Express Vu as your satellite provider.
> Fiona Thomas
> Customer Relations Specialist
> c.c. Mark B. Jackson
> Manager, Executive Response & Correspondence