Crown Media announced a contractual agreement with Cox Communications to carry the Hallmark Movie Channel in high-definition. The multi-year deal (length of contract not specified) will allow Cox to distribute Hallmark Movie Channel HD to its subscribers.
The television service provider currently broadcasts the Hallmark Movie Channel in standard definition, as well as the Hallmark Channel. Cox Communications has over 6 million subscribers in the U.S. counting both residential and commercial subscribers.
Henry Schleiff, President and CEO, Crown Media said, “…we are happy to be presenting this wonderful programming in a vivid and compelling new HD format at a time when there is a growing demand for family-friendly programming.”
Hallmark Movie Channel is featuring “Pandemic” this month. Starring Tiffani Thiessen and Faye Dunaway, “Pandemic” is a story about a mysterious new virus that turns into a deadly outbreak. Other movie features this month include “White Fang II” and “Passport to Paris.”