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- Dish to Launch WGN America in HD. Lafayette, Jon // Television Week;6/16/2008, Vol. 27 Issue 18, p4
This article reports on the plan of Dish Network to launch WGN America in high-definition (HD) as part of an agreement with Tribune Co. in 2008. The agreement also covers retransmission of Tribune's 23 local stations. Tribune has re-branded what used to be called WGN Superstation and is...
- DISH HAS HD-ONLY OPTION. Tribbey, Chris // Home Media Magazine;1/27/2008, Vol. 30 Issue 4, p12
The article deals with the decision of Dish Network to offer a high-definition (HD)-only option in the U.S. beginning February 1, 2008. All the HD channels offered in the DishHD Essential and Ultimate packages are included in the service. The package is priced at $29.99 a month and has more than...
- Do you hear from HDTV viewers of your station, and what do they think of the broadcasts? Broad, Julie // Electronic Media;07/24/2000, Vol. 19 Issue 30, p8
Focuses on opinions of several broadcasting executives in the United States on feedback of high-definition television (HDTV) viewers on their stations and broadcast operations. Positive viewer response at the Capitol Broadcasting; Viewers' compliments on the quality of signal of the KTLA-TV.
- A gloomy digital outlook. // Electronic Media;10/26/98, Vol. 17 Issue 44, p14
Comments on the prospects for television broadcasters' high-definition TV in the United States. Similarity with the introduction of color TV; Highlights of the study conducted by Standford Resources; Consumer demand for high-definition TV sets.
- HDTV: In the field and on the air. Whitaker, Jerry C.; Hammar, Peter // Broadcast Engineering;Jan1999, Vol. 41 Issue 1, Producing in HDTV p4
Presents profiles that will provide a sampling of the implementation of high-definition television (TV) across the United States (US) and around the world. Details on the first nationwide broadcast of a high-definition TV program using ATSC DTV system in the US on October 29, 1998; Information...
- Set makers underwriting HD telecasts. Tarr // TWICE: This Week in Consumer Electronics;09/06/99, Vol. 14 Issue 20, p4
Reports on developments related to high definition television (HDTV) in the United States as of September 6, 1999. HDTV manufacturers' plan to help finance television broadcasters' transition to HDTV; HDTV programming plans of television networks CBS and ABC.
- Why Free TV Pays. Gorman, Michael // Fortune;11/10/1997, Vol. 136 Issue 9, p52
Opinion. Discusses why free television pays in the United States. The choices of television broadcasters about how to deploy the new capacity of an additional six megahertz, given to them by United States government; The accusation by some in Congress that the broadcasters are reneging on...
- HDTV falling out of favor. Higgins, John M. // Broadcasting & Cable;08/18/97, Vol. 127 Issue 34, p4
Focuses on the changing attitudes by television broadcasters in the United States concerning high definition television. Features of the debate on profitability for high definition television; Problems with offering subscription-based digital television services for television stations. INSET:...
- Networks announce HDTV plans. Bloomfield, Larry // Broadcast Engineering;May98, Vol. 40 Issue 5, p14
Focuses on the high definition television (HDTV) formats planned by major television networks in the United States. CBS Inc.'s broadcast of five hours of HDTV programming in the 1,080i format; National Broadcasting Co.'s plan for a HDTV programming with a standard-definition 480 progressive...