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HD Discusson: SciFi Channel (Channel 244)


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#26 OFFLINE   mhking

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Posted 03 October 2007 - 06:29 AM

I hope ECW is in HD


Don't get me started. ECW is hardly science fiction....:nono:
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Posted 03 October 2007 - 06:30 AM

amazing how it was just in time to MISS the last episode of Eureka.


Ya, I thought that too - but, the 2 pieces of good news here is that SG:A just started it's sason and Eureka just got upped for a 3rd season, so not only will we get next years' in HD, but there will actually *be* a next year. :)

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Posted 03 October 2007 - 06:31 AM

May the Lords of Colbalt be prasied!

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Posted 03 October 2007 - 06:32 AM

Yay!

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Posted 03 October 2007 - 06:33 AM

Sweet! Now all I need is FX HD. Everything else is just icing on the cake from there on out.

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Posted 03 October 2007 - 06:33 AM

Re: the letterboxed Beastmaster, even if they don't have it in HD, shouldn't it be widescreen upconverted?

It will be interesting to see how Bionic Woman runs? It better not be letterboxed! Finally, we now have a chance to catch some re-runs of current primetime shows in HD if we forget to record (or our DVR does), or if we have a priority conflict.

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Posted 03 October 2007 - 06:34 AM

May the Lords of Colbalt be prasied!


Kobol.
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Posted 03 October 2007 - 06:34 AM

Sweet! Now all I need is FX HD. Everything else is just icing on the cake from there on out.


The "Nip/Tuck" season premiere is mere weeks away....:D
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Posted 03 October 2007 - 06:35 AM

Don't get me started. ECW is hardly science fiction....:nono:


Agreed. I really like Ghost Hunters, but that Halloween episode last year with CM Puke or whatever his name is was terrible.

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Posted 03 October 2007 - 06:35 AM


BTW, could they make their on-screen logo (with the Ghost Hunters promo) any more conspicuous?


Ghost Hunters promo??? What are you talking about, I didn't see this. Perhaps they need to make it bigger. :lol: :nono2:
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Posted 03 October 2007 - 06:35 AM

Great, can't wait for BSG in HD.


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Posted 03 October 2007 - 06:41 AM

Over breakfast I tried tuning in SciFi-HD, USA-HD and Bravo-HD (the main three from the current bunch in which my wife and I have interest) and none of them came in at all. That's rather surprising to me as the previous batch all came in without a hitch last week. Oh well, hopefully it'll be cleared up by tonight. We can't wait to start watching Stargate: Atlantis, Battlestar Gallactica, Monk, Dead Zone and Psych in HD!

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Posted 03 October 2007 - 06:42 AM

Don't get me started. ECW is hardly science fiction....:nono:


The list of OTHER programs on the channel that are not science fiction...well, you don't really wanna go there.

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Posted 03 October 2007 - 06:49 AM

:nono2: For all those Battlestar Galactica fans don't look for the new season till early spring...seems they delayed it a bit longer,:hurah: But on a positive note we can look forward to the New Battlestar movie in November called the Razor in all its glorious HD.....

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Posted 03 October 2007 - 06:50 AM

OH YES BSG,SGA in HD yes yes yes

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Posted 03 October 2007 - 06:52 AM

OH YES BSG,SGA in HD yes yes yes


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Posted 03 October 2007 - 07:31 AM

I get a 721 error when I try to tune to SciFi HD. :-(

I've restarted and RBRd once each, which got me Bravo HD, but not the other two. Here's hoping D* gets it worked out by the time I get home.
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Posted 03 October 2007 - 07:33 AM

I'm with the Stargate Fans here. I will need to bump my wife off the HD TV on Friday night so I can see it once atleast.

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Posted 03 October 2007 - 07:38 AM

I get a 721 error when I try to tune to SciFi HD. :-(

I've restarted and RBRd once each, which got me Bravo HD, but not the other two. Here's hoping D* gets it worked out by the time I get home.

Try re-authorizing your receiver on the DirecTV.com web site.

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Posted 03 October 2007 - 07:39 AM

Kobol.


It was way to early to look that up.:D

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Posted 03 October 2007 - 07:41 AM

Don't get me started. ECW is hardly science fiction....:nono:


May not be but as a pro wrestling fan I want to see it in HD.

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Posted 03 October 2007 - 07:42 AM

Re: the letterboxed Beastmaster, even if they don't have it in HD, shouldn't it be widescreen upconverted?

It will be interesting to see how Bionic Woman runs? It better not be letterboxed! Finally, we now have a chance to catch some re-runs of current primetime shows in HD if we forget to record (or our DVR does), or if we have a priority conflict.


Samee with Eureka - it's letter boxed, so it should upconvert to HD with no problem. But it depends on what the station does - if it stretches everything, then the letterbox shows should be OK, but standard will crappy.

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Posted 03 October 2007 - 07:42 AM

If you do see something in HD that's not listed that way in the guide, make sure to post it in Earl's "No HD Icon" thread in the General forum...

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Posted 03 October 2007 - 07:44 AM

Try re-authorizing your receiver on the DirecTV.com web site.


Whoops. I posted the completely wrong error message. I'm getting a 771 - searching for signal on SciFi HD and USA HD. After a restart Bravo HD comes in.
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Posted 03 October 2007 - 07:46 AM

Does anyone know if Flash Gordon is in HD?




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