The Walt Disney Company and EchoStar Communications Corporation have reached a comprehensive multi-year agreement that ensures EchoStar's carriage of ABC Family and ESPN Classic on EchoStar's DISH Network, announced Robert A. Iger, president of The Walt Disney Company, and Charlie Ergen, chairman and CEO of EchoStar Communications Corporation.
HDNet will broadcast the first HDTV news coverage from the heart of the Middle East conflict, with reports from Ramallah, Jerusalem, Bethlehem and other key locations. The HDNet World Report presentation will premiere April 8, 2002 at 7:30 p.m. ET on HDNet’s channel 199 on DIRECTV and will be rebroadcast several times throughout the week.
Major League Baseball and HDNet (channel 199 on DirecTV), the all-high definition sports and entertainment network, have finalized plans to broadcast 80 Major League Baseball games in High Definition during the 2002 regular-season. The 2002 HDNet MLB broadcast schedule begins with the Detroit Tigers-Minnesota Twins game on April 13.
Monday, 25 March 2002
"It’s an honor just to be nominated." Although the phrase has become a cliché about the Academy Awards, it is nevertheless true – to be voted as one of the five best practitioners of one’s respective craft by one’s peers is surely one of the most gratifying acknowledgements any artist can receive. Of course, being elected as the single best in such impressive company in any given year is still more gratifying. Here’s how AudioRevolution.com sees the winners of The 74th Annual Academy Awards for 2001 films, presented March 24, 2002:
Soul legend and South Park’s resident cafeteria chef Isaac Hayes was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame along with Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, The Ramones, Chet Atkins, Gene Pitney, Brenda Lee and Talking Heads.
On March 20, 2002 music fans can tune in to VH1 to watch the Seventeenth Annual ceremony held earlier this week at New York’s Waldorf-Astoria hotel.