sleuth channel coming soon to Directv

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  1. lee espinoza

    lee espinoza some guy

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    just got an email from sleuth channel about coming to directv here is the reply

    from Nichols, Stephanie P (NBC Universal, CNBC)
    Thank you for your comments regarding our new service, Sleuth. Sleuth will be available on DirecTV in the coming months. Also please check out www.sleuthchannel.com for all new information on Sleuth.

    http://www.satelliteguys.us/showthread.php?t=51346
     
  2. ebonovic

    ebonovic has gone his way...

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    Okay... the channel looks "hokey" but I like what I saw on the first page, from a point of view of being able to DVR some of my favorite classics...

    Pretty cool... Kinda looks like a NickAtNight, but specifically for Cop/PI/Law type shows...
     
  3. mckin

    mckin New Member

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    SLEUTH ANNOUNCES DISTRIBUTION DEALS WITH DIRECTV AND ECHOSTAR
    Released by Sleuth

    SLEUTH ANNOUNCES DISTRIBUTION DEALS WITH DIRECTV AND ECHOSTAR

    Additional Carriage Agreements with Time Warner Cable and Knology, Among Others Put Sleuth in more than 22 million homes by Summer 2006

    Englewood Cliffs, NJ - January 12, 2006 - NBC Universal Cable Entertainment's new crime/mystery/suspense network, Sleuth, will launch on satellite TV providers, DIRECTV this Spring and on EchoStar's DISH Network by Summer 2006, the announcement was made today by David Zaslav, President NBCU Cable and Jeff Gaspin, President NBCU Cable Entertainment, Digital Content and Cross-Network Strategy.

    Sleuth, the 24-hour channel -- dedicated to the crime, mystery and suspense genres debuted January 1 to more than 5 million subscribers through previous distribution deals with Time Warner Cable, Knology and others, bringing the network's distribution to more than 22 million homes by Summer 2006.

    "The major support from our distributors out of the box for Sleuth is reflective of the popularity of the crime/mystery genre," commented Zaslav. "Our research and discussions with our affiliates showed us that this was a network that they would be interested in and this recent announcement demonstrates that. We appreciate the support of our affiliates."

    "We had a number of goals when we began discussing the launch of a crime, suspense and mystery channel - to create something special for viewers who love this popular and enduring genre, to utilize our extensive library of great crime dramas and to offer a channel that cable operators would embrace, said Gaspin. We are thrilled to be achieving these goals and in a position where Sleuth can be seen in more than twenty-two million homes."

    SLEUTH is the first network to offer a digital triple pack service, which features a standard definition digital channel (SD), hi-definition simulcast channel (HD), and a video-on-demand (VOD) channel offered as a digital bundle. The SD digital channel launched on January 1, 2006, with the VOD and HD offerings available later in 2006.

    About SLEUTH
    SLEUTH, an NBC Universal Cable digital suite of networks launched in first quarter 2006, is the premier entertainment cable channel dedicated to the popular crime/mystery/suspense genre, 24/7. SLEUTH features exclusive crime and mystery programming from NBC Universal's extensive collection of feature films, classic television shows, reality series and documentaries, from "Miami Vice" and "Homicide" to "Scarface" and "Casino." The unique Sleuth digital suite will include video on demand (VOD) content and a high-definition (HD) simulcast. To uncover more, visit: sleuthchannel website

    About NBC Universal Cable
    NBC Universal Cable, a division of NBC Universal, one of the world's preeminent media companies, drives the company's cable strategic development and growth including video-on-demand, pay-per-view, HDTV and retransmission consent, and oversees the cable distribution, marketing and local ad sales of fourteen properties (Bravo, CNBC, CNBC World, MSNBC, mun2, NBC Weather Plus, SCI FI, ShopNBC, Sleuth, Telemundo, Telemundo Puerto Rico, Universal HD, USA and the Olympics on cable). NBC Universal Cable also directs and manages the company's cable and new media investments including A&E, The History Channel, History Channel International, The Biography Channel, National Geographic International, the Sundance Channel and Tivo.
     
  4. Gunnyman

    Gunnyman Just a boring dude

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    HOOORAY
    Homicide Life on The Street is running on Sleuth :)
     

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