NEW YORK, October 11, 2004 â€“ INHD, cableâ€™s most widely distributed all high-definition network, announced today the premiere of its new series produced in the 1080i high definition format, Fields of Glory. Narrated by iconic broadcast veteran Brent Musburger, Fields of Glory is a 10-part series that will showcase college footballâ€™s most awe-inspiring stadiums and take viewers on a vivid tour of the gameâ€™s grand history and time-honored traditions.
â€œThis series gives sports fans a unique insiderâ€™s look at some of the best-known landmarks and traditions in college football,â€ said David Asch, Senior Vice President of Programming, iN DEMAND Networks. â€œIn addition, seeing each program in high definition will add a new perspective, giving viewers the sense of being on campus and in the seats of these amazing venues.â€
Fields of Glory will feature some of the most prominent stadiums and noteworthy moments in college football history, from the revered Grotto of Notre Dame to the excitement of Michiganâ€™s Big House; from the spectacular backdrop of the Smoky Mountains at Tennessee to whatâ€™s known as â€œThe Swampâ€ -- Florida Field at the University of Florida. Each 30-minute episode will capture the spirit, excitement, pageantry and passion of college football.
The series will debut on October 20th at 8pm EST and feature Louisiana State Universityâ€™s Tiger Stadium. There will be a new episode premiering every Wednesday night on INHD at 8pm (EST) for 10 consecutive weeks.
Fields of Glory 2004 Episodes:
Louisiana State University: Tiger Stadium October 20th
Notre Dame Stadium October 27th
University of Tennessee: Neyland Stadium November 3rd
University of Florida: Ben Hill Griffin Stadium at Florida Field November 10th
University of Oregon: Autzen Stadium November 17th
Ohio State University: Ohio Stadium November 24th
Auburn University: Jordan-Hare Stadium December 1st
Texas A&M: Kyle Field December 8th
University of Texas: Darrell K Royal Texas Memorial Stadium December 15th
University of Michigan: Michigan Stadium December 22nd
INHD and INHD2 comprise a suite of 24/7 high definition networks that features commercial-free movies, professional and college sports and general interest programming which maximize the HD television experience. INHD provides superior images and sound and more native HD programming than any other network.
INHD is owned and operated by iN DEMAND Networks. Company shareholders are Comcast iN DEMAND Holdings, Inc., Cox Communications, Inc. and Time Warner Entertainment - Advance/Newhouse Partnership. INHD and INHD2 are available on Adelphia, Bright House, Cablevision, Comcast, Cox, and Time Warner cable systems. Further information about INHD can be found on the Internet at www.inhd.com.