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New HD channels coming in May/June!


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#3351 OFFLINE   IndyMichael

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Posted 27 June 2010 - 04:43 PM

I thought for sure DirecTV would've added BBC HD the first day they could. Since Dish Network has it, I'm sure Charlie got the best deal available, so I'd think DirecTV would be able to get the same deal. Can't believe they still haven't added it. As soon as the do, all my season passes will be in HD.

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#3352 OFFLINE   Richierich

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Posted 27 June 2010 - 04:46 PM

If the Mayans were so smart how come there arent any Mayans around anymore ?


Because of Solar Sunspots which have been Predicted by NASA as being the Worst Solar Sunspots that the Sun will Radiate to Earth in the Years 2011 and 2012.

Go Look It Up at NASA's Website.

They knew what about Astrological Cycles and knew that many devastations had occurred before and this will be the Fifth Devastion or Renewal of the Planet Earth as Prophesied also by the Hopi Indians, the Iching Calendar, the Mayan Calendar and Edgar Cayce the Sleeping Prophet.

Ever Heard Of The "GREAT FLOOD"???

And Perhaps You Can Witness Part Of The Great Catastrophe on The History Channel!!! :lol:
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#3353 OFFLINE   dcowboy7

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Posted 27 June 2010 - 05:30 PM

More HD PPV's. :rolleyes:


Not PPV....Cinema. :D

#3354 OFFLINE   cebbigh

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Posted 27 June 2010 - 08:07 PM

Looking at Hist Int program guide the next shows are called WWII in HD, Lock n Load with R Lee Ermey (hist of artillery), Battles BC (Marathon), tomorrow they have Ancient Almanac, Haunted History, Pharaoh's lost Treasure, etc. Went through the entire week and nothing about 2012. Just really good programing that looks both interesting and thought provoking.

Yes, I would very much like that channel in HD, it has always been something of an oasis for people with healthy curiosities.
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#3355 OFFLINE   sigma1914

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Posted 27 June 2010 - 08:09 PM

Looking at Hist Int program guide the next shows are called WWII in HD, Lock n Load with R Lee Ermey (hist of artillery), Battles BC (Marathon), tomorrow they have Ancient Almanac, Haunted History, Pharaoh's lost Treasure, etc. Went through the entire week and nothing about 2012. Just really good programing that looks both interesting and thought provoking.

Yes, I would very much like that channel in HD, it has always been something of an oasis for people with healthy curiosities.


Weren't all those on the regular History Channel? :sure:
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#3356 OFFLINE   Drucifer

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Posted 27 June 2010 - 08:16 PM

Looking at Hist Int program guide the next shows are called WWII in HD, Lock n Load with R Lee Ermey (hist of artillery), Battles BC (Marathon), tomorrow they have Ancient Almanac, Haunted History, Pharaoh's lost Treasure, etc. Went through the entire week and nothing about 2012. Just really good programing that looks both interesting and thought provoking.

Yes, I would very much like that channel in HD, it has always been something of an oasis for people with healthy curiosities.


Weren't all those on the regular History Channel? :sure:


Probably.

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#3357 OFFLINE   tonyd79

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Posted 27 June 2010 - 08:51 PM

Love the History channels. Only problem is that they stretch SD material.

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Posted 27 June 2010 - 09:03 PM

Love the History channels. Only problem is that they stretch SD material.

Couldn't agree with you more. I like History but when I turn it on and see Stretch-O-Vision, I immediatly grab the remote and start surfing for non stretched HD or 4x3 pillar boxed programing. I hate looking at short fat people, who really are not that way. :sure:

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Posted 27 June 2010 - 09:58 PM

Because of Solar Sunspots which have been Predicted by NASA as being the Worst Solar Sunspots that the Sun will Radiate to Earth in the Years 2011 and 2012.

Go Look It Up at NASA's Website.

They knew what about Astrological Cycles and knew that many devastations had occurred before and this will be the Fifth Devastion or Renewal of the Planet Earth as Prophesied also by the Hopi Indians, the Iching Calendar, the Mayan Calendar and Edgar Cayce the Sleeping Prophet.

Ever Heard Of The "GREAT FLOOD"???

And Perhaps You Can Witness Part Of The Great Catastrophe on The History Channel!!! :lol:

If NASA "knows" how bad the next solar maximum will be, how come they were surprised by the last solar minimum? Why did the government incorrectly predict the lack of severity of last years hurricane season?
If you want accuracy, don't look to a government agency. Let alone dead civilizations.
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Posted 28 June 2010 - 04:32 AM

So, have we already had our festivus today?
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#3361 OFFLINE   Sixto

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Posted 28 June 2010 - 06:22 AM

7 Cinema HD added today (6/28/2010):

http://www.dbstalk.c...d.php?p=2515257


New: 130-134 (5) and 159-160 (2).

128-129 (2) switched to 1080p.
New 130-134 (5) are also 1080p.

Still expect 1 more at 135 (D12 9407 TEST).

Transponder Maps updated:

http://www.dbstalk.c...t.php?p=2366653


Edited by Sixto, 28 June 2010 - 08:18 AM.

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Posted 28 June 2010 - 06:24 AM

7 Cinema HD added:

http://www.dbstalk.c...d.php?p=2515257


130-134 and 159-160.

Still expect 1 more at 135 (D12 9407 TEST).

WOO HOO

(Not really :lol:)

I use PPV maybe 1-2 times a year. I guess they have me covered for sure now. :D :lol:

Guess this should be front page news huh?
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#3363 OFFLINE   oldfantom

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Posted 28 June 2010 - 06:36 AM

WOO HOO

(Not really :lol:)

I use PPV maybe 1-2 times a year. I guess they have me covered for sure now. :D :lol:

Guess this should be front page news huh?


I almost watched PPV yesterday.
These channels were almost launched yesterday.
This was almost good news for me.

Apologies to Bowling for Soup.

#3364 OFFLINE   hdtvfan0001

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Posted 28 June 2010 - 06:38 AM

I almost watched PPV yesterday.
These channels were almost launched yesterday.
This was almost good news for me.

Apologies to Bowling for Soup.

I almost agree. :lol:
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#3365 OFFLINE   joed32

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Posted 28 June 2010 - 06:51 AM

Why cant they just letterbox the HD feed to SD tvs.


You can watch HD channels on an SD TV just fine but if you don't have an HD receiver you can't receive them. If Directv replaces every SD Receiver and DVR with an HD model then they could drop SD and no one would care. It would cost too much to be feasible. My adult son uses an HD DVR with an old 4X3 SD TV and he actually prefers the HD feeds so it would work.

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Posted 28 June 2010 - 07:06 AM

Not PPV....Cinema. :D

:rolleyes:

7 Cinema HD added

:nono2:

Time to change the thread title to "New HD channels coming "soon" but nobody knows when" :lol:

#3367 OFFLINE   James Long

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Posted 28 June 2010 - 07:10 AM

Time to change the thread title to "New HD channels coming "soon" but nobody knows when" :lol:

Somebody knows.

Isn't this Wednesday the 3Dth?

#3368 OFFLINE   Sixto

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Posted 28 June 2010 - 07:11 AM

Still expect 1 more Cinema HD (135), and 2 3D (Cinema, n3d) by 6/30/2010.

Then the Q3 HD Anticipation Thread. :)
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Posted 28 June 2010 - 07:12 AM

Isn't this Wednesday the 3Dth?

Which most of us can't view.

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Posted 28 June 2010 - 07:59 AM

I thought for sure DirecTV would've added BBC HD the first day they could. Since Dish Network has it, I'm sure Charlie got the best deal available, so I'd think DirecTV would be able to get the same deal. Can't believe they still haven't added it. As soon as the do, all my season passes will be in HD.


Good luck with that channel. However, I’m not sure we’re getting it anytime soon. Anytime we have to ask “why not now”, it is usually not a good thing.

Tons of bandwidth = check
DISH Network has BBCHD = check
Plenty of time to negotiate carriage agreement= check
Plenty of time to “test” the channel = check
Plenty of time to “festivus” this channel = check
More PPVHD added before BBCHD = check

So we have to ask, “why not now”?

I hope you get your channel. Peace!

#3371 OFFLINE   leww37334

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Posted 28 June 2010 - 08:19 AM

Good luck with that channel. However, I’m not sure we’re getting it anytime soon. Anytime we have to ask “why not now”, it is usually not a good thing.

Tons of bandwidth = check
DISH Network has BBCHD = check
Plenty of time to negotiate carriage agreement= check
Plenty of time to “test” the channel = check
Plenty of time to “festivus” this channel = check
More PPVHD added before BBCHD = check

So we have to ask, “why not now”?

I hope you get your channel. Peace!


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#3372 OFFLINE   hdtvfan0001

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Posted 28 June 2010 - 08:22 AM

DIRECTV Cinema makes money, BBCA costs money. End of story.

There's certainly truth to that first part....but its likely not the end of the story.
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#3373 OFFLINE   Hutchinshouse

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Posted 28 June 2010 - 08:27 AM

DIRECTV Cinema makes money, BBCA costs money. End of story.


Thanks captain obvious :lol:

Having desirable channels makes money too. ;)

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Posted 28 June 2010 - 08:32 AM

Thanks captain obvious :lol:

Having desirable channels makes money too. ;)

That's General Obvious to you... :D:lol:
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#3375 OFFLINE   Stuart Sweet

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Posted 28 June 2010 - 08:34 AM

This thread will close on June 30 and a new one will open on July 1, of course.
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