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tbs HD and TNT HD No Longer Displaying HD On Screen?

Discussion in 'Now Playing - TV Show Talk' started by FilmCritic3000, May 25, 2011.

  1. FilmCritic3000

    FilmCritic3000 Active Member

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    Silly question but what the heck, I'll ask it anyway.

    A few days ago, I noticed tbs has changed their on-air look. It also seems that they've dropped the HD from their on-air logo; TNT appears to have done the same. Flipping around, I noticed Cartoon Network (also owned by Time Warner)'s on-air logo still has HD attached.

    Is this the case for everyone else? I have DIRECTV.
     
  2. dilbert27

    dilbert27 New Member

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    From what I have heard a lot of networks are going to start doing this because they are basically dropping their separate SD feeds and using their HD feed in a letterbox format as their SD feed and as a result they dont want the HD logo on the SD feed.
     
  3. rahnbo

    rahnbo Active Member

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    Sounds good to me. The less text on the screen the better. I wish there were no text or logos on screen. Some channels go overboard and make their programming unwatchable.
     
  4. trainman

    trainman Nice to see you

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    Come on -- TBS doesn't lowercase their name in their own press releases. The presentation of a logo is not an indication of how something should be written in plain text.
     
  5. mbklein

    mbklein Foreign Contaminant

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    veryfunny™
     
  6. FilmCritic3000

    FilmCritic3000 Active Member

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    :D
     
  7. mbklein

    mbklein Foreign Contaminant

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    Didn't notice my own typo until you quoted it. :)
     
  8. rhuntington3

    rhuntington3 Howdy!

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    Giggle.
     
  9. ElJay

    ElJay Active Member

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    Is there some reason why TBS has resisted letterboxing for so long? Just about every other cable channel does it.
     

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