Tuesday, 03 January 2006
Jerry Del Colliano
In all of 2006 there may be nothing better to tune your HDTV into than the 2006 BCS Championship game on ABC in HDTV.
While ESPN, the sister network of ABC Sports, tends to get the edge in
terms of picture quality with its Sunday Night Football – this game is
sure to get all of ABC’s energy, enthusiasm and innovation.
Thursday, 29 September 2005
Night Live’s new season kicks off on October 1st and there is plenty to
celebrate – not only is the show entering its thirty-first season
on-air, but its also making its high-definition debut. The first SNL
episode in HD will be hosted by Steve Carell from “The 40-Year Old
Virgin” and “The Office” and will feature Kanye West as musical guest.
and TV Guide have announced they are teaming up for an episode of the
network’s primetime drama “Medium” scheduled to air Monday, November
21. Viewers will be able to watch the episode in 3-D but need
appropriate glasses to do so. This is where TV Guide comes in – the
issue on stands on November 17 will feature a “Medium” cover and
contain 3-D glasses inside. The two companies are also supposed to
embark on a guerilla marketing campaign to distribute glasses to people
on the street.
first two months of live, high-definition coverage of NHL games has
been announced by the league and HDNET. The 52-game schedule begins
opening night on Wednesday, October 5 with Wayne Gretzky’s coaching
debut as his Phoenix Coyotes take on the Vancouver Canucks. Other first
week highlights include the Central Division rivalry between the St.
Louis Blues and Detroit Red Wings and Sidney Crosby’s first game for
the Pittsburgh Penguins against the Boston Bruins.
Wednesday, 14 September 2005
was the first network to offer prime time programming in HD seven years
ago and now it is bringing 5.1 surround sound to most of its HDTV
lineup – this season the network promises to broadcast up to 17 hours
of primetime HDTV programming every week. UPN will also broadcast six
hours of primetime shows in HDTV for a second year.