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Tennis Channel coming to DirecTV... HD in December

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#41 OFFLINE   TheRatPatrol


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Posted 18 April 2007 - 11:38 PM

Uh, tennis fans?

Some us like both sports.

Anyway, there is no U.S. version of the NHL Network available at this pointto any provider...only the Canadian version (which I have access to via Star Choice, and even as a puck fan, it's honestly not that great a channel).

The NHL channel was suppose to come to the U.S. back in 2002, according the the press release listed below.

NHL Network to tackle U.S. market


TORONTO - TSN and Insight Communications are doing what few Canadian broadcasters have been able to do - take a channel into the U.S. market.

Beginning with next hockey season, The NHL Network, the Canadian category two digi-net which is jointly owned by the National Hockey League, Insight and TSN, will launch Stateside on satellite and cable as part of an enhanced NHL Centre Ice package.

The 24-hour channel which features multi-game highlight shows, team analysis and commentary, instructional shows and classic games will be distributed in the U.S. by DirecTV and to American cable operators by In Demand.

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Posted 19 April 2007 - 11:50 AM

The NHL channel was suppose to come to the U.S. back in 2002, according the the press release listed below.

Yes, I remember that...but they keep pushing the planned launch out further.

Some info from Wikipedia (always to be taken with a grain of salt, of course).

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Posted 19 April 2007 - 09:53 PM

I Want My Nhl Network Who Care About Tennis To Watch

Hey I like hockey also :) So I hope D picks up that Network also :yesman: In fact I'm such a sports fan I hope D picks up every Sports Network available :yesman: After all D is the leader in Sports Coverage :cool:

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Posted 19 April 2007 - 09:55 PM

I want my Anime Network. Who Care About Tennis or Hockey :P

Seriously, Congrats on getting your wish to all who wanted this channel. Please Keep happy thoughts about the one I want.

What is the Anime Network :confused:

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Posted 20 April 2007 - 05:28 AM

No Tennis fan here. Just a fan of female tennis for....errm....reasons...:lol:

What about the Women's Beach Volleyball Channel... that would draw some new viewers! :D

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Posted 20 April 2007 - 05:31 AM

What is the Anime Network :confused:

Japanese "adult" animation for the most part

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Posted 20 April 2007 - 12:27 PM

Japanese "adult" animation for the most part

Hrm "adult" makes it sound pornish and thats not what it is.....well most of it anyway.

Anime is animation that generally has plot lines you wouldnt see in the US. They are typically more complicated than having an anvil drop on someone head. Things you might have seen or heard of would include Robotech, Voltron, Speed Racer, Naruto, Princess Mononoke, Spirited away. Just to name a view.

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