Rounding Up HD News: Entertainment Studios Plans HD Nets; ‘Godfather’ Goes Blu-ray

Sep 25, 2008  •  Post A Comment

Entertainment Studios Launch Six HD Nets
Byron Allen’s Entertainment Studios, an independent producer and distributor of first-run syndicated content, is launching six targeted HD channels through Verizon’s FiOS TV, the company said. The six channels, Cars.tv, Pets.tv, Comedy.tv, Mydestination.tv, Es.tv and Recipe.tv, are expected to launch on FiOS later this year.
‘Godfather’ Gets Made … in Blu-ray
Blu-ray made it an offer it couldn’t refuse: “The Godfather” trilogy made the jump to the HD disc format, landing in stores Sept. 23, Hi-Def Digest reports. Coming in at $119.95, the set was restored under the supervision of Francis Ford Coppola himself, along with director of photography Gordon Willis and restoration expert Robert A. Harris.
PlayStation Store Holds to Strict Courtesy Download Policy
Customers purchasing movies on the PlayStation Store through Sony PlayStation 3s need to heed the Digital Rights Management fine print, as purchased content can only be re-downloaded once, and then only after contacting Sony, Ars Technica reports. Downloaded material cannot be transferred between machines, even when installing a larger hard drive, meaning purchased content could be lost if the system’s hard drive gets too full.
MGM HD Strikes Deal with Bright House Networks
MGM HD signed a carriage agreement with Bright House Networks to begin bringing the 24-hour HD network to customers in larger markets like Tampa Bay, Orlando, Indianapolis, Bakersfield, Birmingham and Detroit, MGM said. The carriage deal will expand MGM HD to an additional 2.4 million customers.
‘Oprah,’ ‘Phil,’ ‘ET,’ ‘Insider’ Jump to HD
Viewers of CBS Television Distribution’s lineup might be seeing things more clearly, as “The Oprah Winfrey Show,” “Dr. Phil,” “Entertainment Tonight” and “The Insider” made the move to high definition for the first time this season. CBS said renovations and technology overhauls were needed in all four shows to bring them up to HD quality. These shows join CBS’ “Wheel of Fortune” and “Jeopardy!” in HD, which were the first two syndicated shows to make the quality leap in September 2006.


  1. I really like the colors here on your blog. did you design this yourself or did you outsource it to a professional?

  2. I love the expression. Everyone needs to express there own opinion and feel free to hear others. Keep it up 🙂

  3. Hey how are you doing? I just wanted to stop by and say that it’s been a pleasure reading your blog. I have bookmarked your website so that I can come back & read more in the future as well. plz do keep up the quality writing

  4. I really like the colors here on your blog. did you design this yourself or did you outsource it to a professional?

  5. Love the blog here. Nice colors. I am definitely staying tuned to this one. Hope to see more.

  6. Wow, amazing blog layout! How long have you been blogging for? you make blogging look easy.

  7. Credit for the great blog post. I am glad I have taken the time to read this.

  8. Kudos to you! This is a really good blog here and I love your style of writing. How did you get so good at blogging?

  9. Interesting thoughts here. I appreciate you taking the time to share them with us all. It’s people like you that make my day 🙂

  10. Neat blog layout! Very easy on the eyes.. i like the colors you picked out

  11. Wonderful page, I like how the website looks! The design is wonderful!

  12. I am extremely impressed with your writing skills and also with the layout on your blog. Is this a paid theme or did you customize it yourself? Either way keep up the nice quality writing, it’s rare to see a nice blog like this one these days.. 🙂

  13. Very nice blog.I like this and will come back very soon.

  14. High quality info here! Keep up the great work. I love the feelings being expressed.

  15. City of Melbourne is quantity one. The depth of their redesign was wonderful, and its applications across all media is each fresh and practical. I am not sure if AOL meets the identical amount of usefulness. Sure, it really is a step more than the preceding layout, but simply how much much more so? And to what end? Nicely, that may be my two cents. Peace.

Leave a Reply to Backlinks Cancel Reply

Email (will not be published)