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1 WJRT-TV Lapeer Road Flint, MI (810) Mid-Michigans 1 st station to broadcast the sharpest picture possible and theater-quality sound with HDTV! HDTV & & Which abc12 Shows Can I Watch in HDTV? abc12 currently broadcasts the majority of its primetime schedule, including many of its scripted dramas, comedies and theatrical movies in HDTV. abc12 will also broadcast the NBA Finals, The Stanley Cup Finals and Monday Night Football in HDTV. ABC has made a major commitment to HDTV programming when it began broadcasting the majority of its primetime comedy and drama series, as well as all theatrical movies. For the 2003 broadcast season, ABC will broadcast more than 260 hours of HDTV programming, and the network plans to broadcast even more hours in HD this season. abc12 programs that are NOT recorded in HDTV will be up converted which will allow you to watch them in the 16:9 aspect ratio (wide screen) If you have any questions concerning HDTV please contact abc12 via at: The 2003 primetime HDTV broadcasts include: Veritas: The Quest Miracles 8 Simple Rules for Dating My Teenage Daughter Life With Bonnie Less Than Perfect NYPD Blue The Practice Additional HDTV broadcasts: The NBA Finals The Stanley Cup Finals season of Monday Night Football.

2 What are the Benefits? How Can I Watch abc12 in HDTV? High Definition Television is the largest technological break- through in television since the advent of color TV. HDTV allows the viewer to watch TV with superior video and sound quality when compared to the sound and video quality of regular TV sets. HDTV has been getting media attention for several years now because of its life-like pictures and digital sound. HDTVs higher resolution and wider screen display produces unmatched picture clarity. The HDTV sets are more like looking at a movie screen than a TV set. Most electronic stores have a fairly good selection of HDTV sets and knowledgeable sales associates to explain the features and benefits offered by the many different HDTV manufactures. If you havent seen the sharper and wider HDTV display with Dolby Digital Surround Sound, then prepare yourself for an enhanced home theater experience..... Color: HDTV provides vivid color, including a wide range of hues (such as subtle purples and reds) without any bleeding at the edges of the image. Clarity/Detail: HDTV images are as detailed as a high-resolution photograph. It is like looking through a window. When watching a TV program in HD, you will be amazed at the sharpness of the picture. You can even pick up the specks of different colors in an actors eyes, or see individual sweat drops on a football player. These are details you could never see through regular television. Wide-screen: HDTV allows you to view content in a 16:9 wide- screen format, the same format used in movie theaters. Current TVs use a 4:3 image, which cuts pictures off because it forces a wide image into a narrow space. Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround Sound: All HDTV programming can provide 5.1 channel Dolby Digital Surround Sound--just like true theater sound. What is HDTV? HD-ready sets have the HDTV receiver/decoder built-in and require an outside UHF antenna or rabbit ears to pick up our signal. abc12 HDTV can be found on Channel 36 using this method. HD-capable sets require the addition of an external receiver/decoder needed to receive digital broadcasts. In an HD-capable set, the TV is essentially a monitor. You buy the receiver separately... To view abc12 HDTV through your cable provider, you will need to purchase an HD-capable set, then acquire a digital terminal or decoder from your cable provider. On Comcast Digital Cable, abc12 HDTV can be found on Channel 180. First, youll need to purchase a High Definition Television set. Today's HDTV sets come in two forms…


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