TITLE

Smithsonian Goes HD

AUTHOR(S)
Umstead, R. Thomas
PUB. DATE
September 2007
SOURCE
Multichannel News;9/24/2007, Vol. 28 Issue 38, p64
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the first distribution agreement from Showtime's video partnership deal with the Smithsonian Institute. DirecTV has signed to launch a linear Smithsonian high definition (HD) channel in September 2007. Smithsonian HD will be launched as part of the satellite service's HD Xtra Pack. Actor Tom Cavanaugh will host the Smithsonian HD's first original series "Stories From the Vaults."
ACCESSION #
27773821

 

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