Customers Can Now Watch Professional Baseball Playoffs in High Definition
Network, home of the best sports and movies in HD as well as the best HD DVR in
the industry, announced the launch of TBS in HD, the exclusive HD provider of
the first round of MLB playoffs. The channel addition brings DISH Network’s
national HD channel count to 48 — the most offered by any other pay-TV
provider in the country.
Network is committed to providing our customers with the HD content they want,
and the launch of TBS in HD — just in time for the first round of the playoffs
— is a home run for baseball fans,” said Eric Sahl, senior vice president
of Programming for DISH Network. “We know avid sports fans enjoy catching
the games in HD because it offers an exceptional graphic picture quality and stunning
surround sound that best replicates live games.”
TBS in HD,
a division of Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., is one of television’s
top-rated comedy networks. It serves as home to such original comedy series as
My Boys, The Bill Engvall Show, Tyler Perry’s House of Payne, 10 Items or Less
and Frank TV; contemporary comedies like The Office, Sex and the City,
Everybody Loves Raymond, Family Guy, King of Queens, Seinfeld and Friends, with
My Name Is Earl joining the line-up in 2008; specials and special events, such
as Funniest Commercials of the Year and The Comedy Festival in Las Vegas;
blockbuster movies; and hosted movie showcases.
TBS in HD
is available on DISH Network Ch. 139 to customers who subscribe to DishHD.