No and the PQ really leaves a lot to be desired. To me, the picture looks very flat. The CGI scenes look great, but the filmed portions look "dead". Other shows on UPN look awesome, so I don't know if it's the way it was filmed or what. I am viewing on KPTV Digital Ch 30-01 in Portland, OR with a Dish 6000 receiver.
That's just what I read. The CG is in SD, but the actual "filming" was with HD cameras.
For at least the 20th time, Enterprise is shot on film and transferred to HD. The visual effects are done in standard definition and upconverted, then integrated into the HD master. The master is then downconverted and letterboxed for air. It is NOT shot on HD video. If you doubt this, please see http://www.level3post.com/millimeter_hd.htm for confirmation.
The good news here is that Enterprise season 1 episodes are "in the can" as HD. We'll be able to enjoy these episodes at some future date in all their HD glory, not just upconverted. Don't forget the re-run aspect of the Trek empire.
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