Driving for More HDTV
- MLB picture gets clearer. Wang, Karissa S. // Electronic Media;8/6/2001, Vol. 20 Issue 32, p8
Reports that WGN-TV in Chicago, Illinois will broadcast a Cubs-Rockies baseball game in high-definition television (HDTV) on digital channel WGN-DT. Tribune Co.'s ownership of the Chicago Cubs team and the Tribune Television station group, which includes WGN; Other Tribune stations to air...
- DirecTV Sky-High on Hi-Def. Whitney, Daisy // Television Week;10/30/2006, Vol. 25 Issue 41, p16
The article deals with the switch of the satellite operator DirecTV to high-definitions (HD) strategy. DirecTV is betting big on HD by initiating satellites that will allow bandwidths for HD channels. Eric Shanks, vice president of entertainment, urged that networks must make the transition to...
- The world: digest. // Hollywood Reporter -- International Edition;11/22/2005, Vol. 391 Issue 48, p8
The article presents news briefs related to the television broadcasting industry around the world. Premiere sports head Hans Mahr announced recently that German pay television group Premiere will launch a new free-TV channel in the first half of 2006 to carry UEFA Champions League soccer...
- TENNIS CHANNEL. // Advertising Age;5/3/2010, Vol. 81 Issue 18, pC68
The article, part of a special advertising section, focuses on the cable television network Tennis Channel. The network presents live television broadcasting of tennis tournaments, and programs related to the sport such as historical documentary programs and instructional programs. The network's...
- Live Sports' Giant Leap. Umstead, R. Thomas // Multichannel News;11/21/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 48, p19
The article discusses the challenges faced by U.S. cable television networks in delivering live sports in high-definition (HD) television. According to cable network executives, despite the growth of the high-definition market they still have to choose when and where to deploy HD-ready...
- Turner looks to HDTV. // Electronic Media;06/16/97, Vol. 16 Issue 25, p1
Focuses on an announcement by Time Warner vice chairman, Ted Turner that Turner Network Television and Turner Broadcasting Systems (TBS), is planning to go to high-definition television (HDTV). Where did he make this announcement; What advice did he have for broadcasters; Additional information...
- HBO goes HDTV; now who's next? McConville, Jim // Electronic Media;06/16/97, Vol. 16 Issue 25, p4
Questions whether other networks will follow the move by Home Box Office (HBO) and to high-definition television (HDTV). When is HBO expected to begin broadcasting in HDTV; Why are other broadcasters weighing the multichannel options; Comments from cable operators.
- Comcast SportsNet goes HD. Kerschbaumer, Ken // Broadcasting & Cable;3/25/2002, Vol. 132 Issue 12, p36
Focuses on the broadcasting of home games in the high definition (HD) television network Comcast SportsNet in the U.S. Cost of the bid for an HD production vehicle; End to the procurement of sets from switching to direct-broadcast satellite; Integration of HD graphics equipment.
- High-definition TV gets a sporting chance. Schoettle, Anthony // Indianapolis Business Journal;01/17/2000, Vol. 20 Issue 45, p9
Focuses on the use of high-definition television (HDTV) technology for sports broadcasts. Advantage of the high quality picture and sound; Tradition for the use of sporting events as a showcase for television; Use of HDTV in motorsports and football events.