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DIRECTV HD Channel Anticipation (Official Q4-12 Thread)

Discussion in 'DIRECTV Programming' started by Mike Bertelson, Sep 24, 2012.

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  1. JoeTheDragon

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    Antenna TV is a OTA sub channel likely some cable system made a error listing it as HD.

    I Seen a ad's for chiller shows / movies in HD (did not say HD but the ad was in HD) on scifi.
     
  2. KyL416

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    If Antenna did launch an HD feed, hopefully Tribune doesn't force all their O&O's to carry it in HD like ABC did with Live Well on their O&Os. Watching sports on WPVI is horrible and at times some shows seem to have a reduced framerate.

    Discovery launched Military Channel HD launched on December 1st and was already mentioned a few pages back.
     
  3. JoeTheDragon

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    There feed on 9.2 is only a 4:3 SD feed.
     
  4. bluegras

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    when was the miltary channel HD launched?What is the miltary history channel HD?

    Thanks

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  5. KyL416

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    Discovery launched the HD feed on December 1st, I don't know any providers that have it yet.
    Military History Channel is a sister station to History and H2:
    http://military.history.com/
     
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    It looks to me like Military Channel was creating at least some HD content before the channel went HD delivery. "An Officer and a Movie" clips at their site, some of them are clearly HD.
     
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    Many channels have done that. TeenNick has no HD feed and their web player offers full episodes in HD, mostly of their imported series like Degrassi and Dance Academy.
     
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    TeenNick VOD on D* also has many episodes of shows in HD now (they began adding them around Nov. 1st).


    NEW HD VOD content:
    [strike]1301 Nick Jr. (currently only 1 episode)[/strike] HD episode is no longer listed, probably expired.
     
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    That's VOD only. Officially there is no linear HD feed for TeenNick, Nicktoons or Nick Jr. Also, unlike the web player which has episodes go up almost immediately after the episode airs, VOD is weeks behind.
     
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  12. KyL416

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    I think The Hub does the partial cropping for non-HD content like Discovery's other networks, so even if we had The Hub in HD, you'll probably want to watch Animaniacs on the SD feed unless you want the top of the country cut off during Wakko's state capitals song ;)
     
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    They do. I have Hub HD on fios. They do something like 14x9.
     
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    Seems really weird to me - on the Christmas episodes they've shown so far today, the resolution of the title intro song appears to be much less than the rest of the actual episodes.

    But I'm really happy to have Animaniacs back again, whatever format, resolution!
     
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    Cooking Channel....Please
     
  16. Satelliteracer

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    More on the way in 2013 and I'm willing to bet quite early. :)
     
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    Sounds good to me.
     
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    Hope 2013 is as good as 2012.
     
  19. TheRatPatrol

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    Outstanding.

    Still wondering where GSN HD is, partially owned by D*?
     
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    In light of SR's comment: I appreciate the “so what” of HD VOD availability for networks not yet transmitted in HD on DirecTV remains uncertain, but given what I trust to be the complexity of negotiations between content providers and satellite operators, is it reasonable to assume agreements would not be limited to HD VOD but almost by definition encompass linear channels as well? Is it therefore reasonable to anticipate – or, at least, have a strong foundation for hope – we will gain access to H2 HD next year (and perhaps "quite early?")
     
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