I remember back in September D* made a call of "giant leap in HD history" and named a few HD channels to be added soon, and when people asked the heads of those channels about what was going on, they had no idea what D* was talking about. Your facts actually proved my point, D* rushed those channels into signing the agreements to beef up it's claim as far back as 9 months ago and they went along, even though they had no real plans to go HD any time soon. Let's face it, they had 9 months to get their acts together, had their intention been sincere as D* wanted us to believe, we would be watching real HD content left and right by now. I don't know if any of you still remember when many of those pioneer HD channels made their launch announcements, there was always the mentioning of how many hours of HD programming they had in their library for the kick off? We used to laugh at the sometimes meager inventories, but at least they had some. When was the last time you heard those new HD channels said anything about how much HD they had in their library or what are they working on for the near future? Heck when was the last time we even heard words from those new HD channels at all, other than D* making all the noise for them? I am all for D* bringing this HD buzz word to the forefront, but I am also not going to stick my head in the sand either. No doubt some are making the effort but quite many of them are just placeholders for now.