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HDTV Magazine Bulletins Archive (October, 2005)

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24 of 25 Bowl Games will be in HD on ESPN Networks

By Shane Sturgeon • Oct 28 2005, 3:06am

ESPN HD, ESPN2 HD and ABC Sports HD will air 24 postseason bowl games in HD Dec. 20-Jan. 4, concluding with the BCS National Championship at the Rose Bowl on Wednesday, Jan. 4th at 8pm (ET).

Bennetts Innovators In Broadcasting'Sports...and HDTV

By Dale Cripps • Oct 7 2005, 3:52am

LOS ANGELES, CA.--- Innovation has been the hallmark of the Bennett family over the past 50 years of broadcasting. First, with patriarch Bob Bennett launching the historic WCVB-TV in Boston that was called "America's finest television station by The New York Times" in 1981. Followed by his son Casey pioneering television productions of extreme sports in the late 1980's and High Definition TV series in the late 1990's.

Programming

HDNet New Programming Line-up for fall schedule features both series premieres and new episodes of current favorites.

By Dale Cripps • Oct 6 2005, 5:27am

DALLAS, TX - October 5, 2005 - HDNet announced it's new fall programming line-up with exciting additions to their schedule for every night of the week. Viewers can catch new episodes of their favorite HDNet original programs, along with new series and a host of other special programs making their debut this month.

"We're very excited to offer this new schedule of great, high-definition programming to our viewers," said Mark Cuban, president and co-founder of HDNet. "In nearly five years of delivering ground-breaking HD programming, we feel that this October will be one of our best months, yet."

Thomson and LG Electronics Partner with Broadcasters

By Dale Cripps • Oct 5 2005, 7:06pm

WASHINGTON, DC - The Association for Maximum Service Television, Inc. and the National Association of Broadcasters have selected LG Electronics Inc. and Thomson, SA to each develop prototype high quality, low cost Terrestrial Digital Converter Boxes to receive digital signals on conventional analog televisions.

The NPD Group Acquires DisplaySearch

By Dale Cripps • Oct 3 2005, 2:44pm

PORT WASHINGTON, NY, October 3, 2005 – The NPD Group, a global provider of consumer and retail information and insights, announced it has acquired DisplaySearch, the premier provider of market research, analysis and conferences for the flat panel display industry.

Paramount embraces Blu-ray--Warner expected to make similar move this week

By Dale Cripps • Oct 2 2005, 10:42pm

Although Paramount will continue to support Sony's rival, the HD DVD platform from Toshiba, the studio is the first to end its singular commitment to one format, which both sides had hoped would give the industry its best chance of avoiding a Betamax/VHS-like format war.