Wednesday, 03 September 2003
Sports and RCA will team up to present CBS’s entire coverage of the
2003 U.S. Open Tennis Championships in High Definition Television. This
is the second consecutive year CBS Sports will be simulcast in High
Definition Television, the Network announced today. The Championship is
scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 30 through Sunday, September 7. Once
again, a highlight of the broadcast will be the prime time women’s
final on Saturday evening, September 6. And for the first time this
year, viewers of HD broadcasts also will be able to enjoy the action
with the enhancement of Dolby Digital 5.1 channel surround sound.
more than 40 hours of U.S. Open coverage will be a single production so
that viewers at home, whether watching in High or Standard Definition,
will see the same camera angles and hear the same action. The coverage
will be produced using the highest form of Digital Television (DTV),
featuring 1,080 lines ...