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Hallmark Movie Channel?

Discussion in 'DIRECTV Programming' started by ki4cgs, Mar 21, 2010.

  1. ki4cgs

    ki4cgs AllStar

    Mar 9, 2004
    I didn't see this anywhere else...

    Crown Media Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CRWN), owner and operator of Hallmark Channel and Hallmark Movie Channel, today announced it has renewed its distribution agreement for Hallmark Channel with DIRECTV, Inc., for a multi-year term. DIRECTV currently distributes Hallmark Channel to nearly 15 million homes.

    Additionally, DIRECTV will have the right to distribute the Standard Definition and High Definition versions of Hallmark Movie Channel.

    "We are very happy to announce this renewal of our affiliation agreement with DIRECTV, the second-largest distributor of our programming and one of Crown Media's most important partners in contributing to our ability to provide quality family friendly programming," said Henry Schleiff, President and CEO, Crown Media Holdings, Inc.

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  2. Hoosier205

    Hoosier205 New Member

    Sep 3, 2007
    The date of the story: March 5, 2008
  3. bixler

    bixler Hall Of Fame

    Oct 14, 2008
  4. ki4cgs

    ki4cgs AllStar

    Mar 9, 2004
    Oh wow. I did not notice that at all! :)

    Well since this is two years old where is Hallmark Movie Channel?
  5. harsh

    harsh Beware the Attack Basset

    Jun 14, 2003
    Salem, OR
    Quite a few providers offer HMC in HD. In my area, Comcast and DISH Network offer it while Charter and DIRECTV do not.
  6. Coca Cola Kid

    Coca Cola Kid Hall Of Fame

    Jul 19, 2009
    Mt. Morris, MI
    Probably on D12
  7. Avder

    Avder Hall Of Fame

    Feb 6, 2010
    Dont feel bad. One time a search engine devoted to market news found a two year old article, posted it as new, and cut the stock price of the company the article referred to in half during that days trading.

    Remember, whatever mistake you make, someone else has already made it, and made it more spectacularly.
  8. skyviewmark1

    skyviewmark1 Godfather

    Sep 28, 2006
    On Dish Network. :)
  9. Alan Gordon

    Alan Gordon Chancellor

    Jun 7, 2004
    Dawson, Georgia
    With the additional HBO/Cinemax channels! ;)

  10. ThomasM

    ThomasM RF Engineer

    Jul 20, 2007
    Milwaukee, WI
    What? Hallmark Movie Channel?

    DirecTV add a new non-shopping/non-religious channel?

    I hope I'm sitting down so I don't have a heart attack... :mad:
  11. matt

    matt New Member

    Jan 11, 2010
    Don't forget pay channel! :lol:
  12. Argee

    Argee Legend

    Oct 16, 2006
    I am amazed that they let the movies they have interfer with the commercials! I mean talk about a channel with commercial overload. I tried to watch something live but they came in every 8 minutes with a commercial break.
    Big zero from me.
  13. Paul Secic

    Paul Secic Hall Of Fame

    Dec 16, 2003
    And you're paying extra for made for TV movies.
  14. TANK

    TANK Icon

    Feb 16, 2003
    This is definitely a channel you need a dvr because of all those commercial breaks.

    They also need to fix the low sound volume . But I have found a lot of movies to watch on this channel
  15. Hoosier205

    Hoosier205 New Member

    Sep 3, 2007
    Many of the movies shown had theatrical releases and were not made for television.

    Also, let's not forget all those 1080i channels you pay for with reduced resolution and that every channel you subscribe to comes via that lovely Dish Network compression scheme resulting in macroblocking, among other issues. In short, we are just fine over here. It would be best if you chose to mind your own business and continued to enjoy your second rate service via Dish Network. I hope that poor image quality doesn't cause permanent damage to your eyesight. Perhaps you and others can join in a class action lawsuit. I am sure they will fight that just has hard as their blatant patent infringement with TiVo. How long until you lose the use of that DVR?
  16. hilmar2k

    hilmar2k Hall Of Fame

    Mar 18, 2007
  17. goober22

    goober22 Godfather

    Sep 8, 2004
    This month's billing insert had a notice that both Hallmark & HMM in HD were coming "soon".

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