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Any hope for Fox News in HD

Discussion in 'DIRECTV Programming' started by phillipm, Oct 18, 2007.

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  1. dodge boy

    dodge boy R.I.P. Chris Henry

    Mar 31, 2006
    EWWWW! I rcommend playboy, hustler and high times, atleast they won't warp your mind......:D
  2. warriorking

    warriorking Legend

    Jan 30, 2007
    :nono2: I would not crow to much about it being the Number #1 cable news choice, otherwise Direct will pull it and put it in the New HD extra package to milk another 4.99 from us.....seriously though, I hope they light it up soon, its very hard to watch any programing or news in SD now that the HD's have launched....
  3. oakwcj

    oakwcj Lower Echelon

    Sep 28, 2006
    For what purpose? Lining your birdcage, starting a fire?
  4. MichaelP

    MichaelP Godfather

    Dec 5, 2006
    Ha ha!
  5. Dusty

    Dusty Icon

    Sep 21, 2006

    Too funny. This is how not to discuss politics.

  6. Dusty

    Dusty Icon

    Sep 21, 2006
    Not any more. Fox belongs to Newscorp, who swapped their control stake of DirecTV to Liberty Media so Murdoch can keep Malone off his back.
  7. Bizarroterl

    Bizarroterl Legend

    Oct 20, 2006
  8. betterdan

    betterdan Icon

    May 22, 2007
    Wow lots of angry people in here. Seems like Fox News being #1 sure does piss a lot of people off. I guess attacking a thread about Fox News makes them feel better or something. Weird.

    Now to bring it back on topic...

    I watch Oreilly on a regular basis but I am kind of afraid to see him in HD. :p
  9. StephenK

    StephenK AllStar

    Sep 15, 2007
    Even I personally don't like Fox News, I still think we should have it in HD.
    Give everyone an equal opportunity: if that's what they want to watch, then we should let them have it at the maximum quality.

    (Especially after seeing FNC-SD for the first time in like 5 years today, all I have to say is WOW! YouTube gives better PQ)

    Let's get BBC World in Widescreen while we're at it though. :D
    I've been enjoying their one-minute summaries online recently. CNN and MSNBC are what I watch secondarily.
  10. shoelessjoe

    shoelessjoe Legend

    Apr 11, 2007
    Faux news is lousy. CNN is no better. The so-called news organizations prioritize on shock-value and celebrities, etc. Then they grind it and play it over and over again. Certainly not what was envisioned when 24-hr news first began broadcasting. I haven't seen news on TV for years. Do I need it in HD? I can wait.
  11. hengnv

    hengnv Legend

    Sep 23, 2007
    When did this tread turn into a debate over which is better Fox News or CNN? I thought we were doing to discuss any news about the possibility of Fox News going HD.
  12. John in Georgia

    John in Georgia Godfather

    Sep 24, 2006
    And if the big networks have their way, you'll be reading your news from the TV screen!
  13. John in Georgia

    John in Georgia Godfather

    Sep 24, 2006
    +3 (to cancel out Ed Campbell's -2). Not political at all, just enjoy the reporters.
  14. Mocco71

    Mocco71 Godfather

    Jan 13, 2007
    The minute Fox News was mentioned. It's a shame that certain members of certain parties have so much hate in them, they can't let the thread continue about the station being in HD. Not to mention these certain people making fun of the channels name, referring to republicans as "puppycans," you'd think we're in middle school... errr elementary school.
  15. Tom Robertson

    Tom Robertson Lifetime Achiever DBSTalk Club

    Nov 15, 2005
    Thank you for the excellent support. We're happiest helping people and talking DBS. :)

  16. He Save Dave

    He Save Dave Legend

    Jun 5, 2006
    How quickly was Fox Business put together? I'd think Fox News wouldn't take long to go all HD cams and whatnot.
  17. gizzorge

    gizzorge Legend

    Jul 31, 2007
    Well, I think the fact that FBN had to construct the studio makes the difference. Since they were already making a studio, they went HD since they knew it was going to have to be done down the line.

    I think in the case of existing sets at FNC, I think they may be doing them one at a time... Fox & Friends got a new set recently, and I wonder if they upgraded the equipment while they were at it. They were misplaced for a good week or so recently while the new set was being done. That's just my personal hunch, though. No article to back up my thoughts...
  18. djwww98

    djwww98 Godfather

    Jan 11, 2006
    That sounds about right to me also... Studio B also just got a new set a couple of weeks ago.
  19. Scarpad

    Scarpad Legend

    May 22, 2006
    Yep, and alot of People Still Believe in Santa Claus too !
  20. Scarpad

    Scarpad Legend

    May 22, 2006
    I would feel like sticking my Head in the Oven
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