Tag: HDTV

Sep 19 2017

Classic TV Guides: Burst Of Summer

“How does a beautiful aboriginal girl pick up the dreary threads of her normal life after a brief but heady taste of glory as a film star?” Such was the premise of Oriel Gray‘s play Burst Of Summer, as described in TV Times magazine in 1961. Burst Of Summer told the story of singer Peggy …

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Apr 09 2017

SBS Viceland switches on HD

SBS has made a quiet adjustment to its television transmissions. On Saturday 8 April SBS launched a High Definition broadcast of its secondary channel SBS Viceland (formerly SBS2). The new HD signal, on Channel 31, is in tandem with SBS Viceland’s standard definition broadcast currently on Channel 32. SBS’ primary channel continues its HD broadcast …

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Jun 23 2016

Southern Cross to feature 9HD from 1 July

The transition of Southern Cross Austereo‘s regional network from Ten to Nine affiliation in regional Queensland, Southern NSW/ACT and Victoria will now include a local broadcast of 9HD in those markets from 1 July. It was originally anticipated that 9HD, currently broadcast in those areas via WIN up until 30 June, would not be available …

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Feb 23 2016

Ten’s HD message blurring definition

Network Ten has announced that it will be launching a high definition simulcast of its main Ten channel on Wednesday 2 March. The announcement, which relates to Ten’s signal in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth, follows the Nine Network‘s move to simulcast its main channel in high definition back in November — with ABC set …

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Dec 31 2015

And that was 2015

Another year gone too quickly… but here’s a quick catch up for anyone that might have missed anything. It was a year of big anniversaries — Ten in Sydney and Brisbane turned 50, as did Nine in Perth and Seven in Adelaide. Southern Cross Ten and Prime7 in Northern NSW, WIN in Mildura and Seven in …

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Nov 26 2015

9HD and 9Life launched today

The Nine Network has today (Thursday) launched its new lifestyle channel 9Life and commenced high definition of its main channel as 9HD. The changes, along with channels GEM and GO being re-named 9Gem and 9Go respectively, took place early this morning on Nine’s broadcast signal in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth. Nine Darwin is …

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Oct 29 2015

Nine launches 9HD and 9Life

The Nine Network has revealed its plans for 2016, including a raft of new shows and returning titles — but there are some announcements that are set to shake things up. Firstly, Nine’s primary channel is returning to High Definition broadcast. From 26 November, Nine will resume the HD simulcast of its primary channel for the …

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Sep 28 2015

Nine follows suit with Grand Final in HD

When one acts it doesn’t take long for the other to follow… Just days after Seven announced that it would be broadcasting this Saturday’s AFL Grand Final in high definition on 7mate, the Nine Network has followed with an announcement today that it will be broadcasting this Sunday’s NRL Grand Final on its high definition channel Gem …

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Sep 26 2015

AFL Grand Final to get HD broadcast

The Seven Network has announced that it will be broadcasting next Saturday’s AFL Grand Final in high definition on 7mate as well as in standard definition on the primary Seven channel. The announcement is a win for fans who have long campaigned for the AFL to be returned to high definition broadcast. The last time the Grand …

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Jul 16 2012

Nine starts 3D trial for Olympics

The Nine Network today (16 July) starts test transmissions in 3D in the lead-up to the network’s coverage of the Olympic Games. The network will be conducting the transmissions in Sydney (UHF Channel 35), Melbourne (UHF35), Brisbane (UHF31), Adelaide (UHF31), Perth (UHF38) and the Gold Coast (UHF50). Viewers with compatible tuners — and 3D glasses …

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