Cable television provider Comcast increased its HD (High-Definition) channel offerings yesterday by adding nine new networks. The new HD channels are Disney HD, ABC Family HD, TLC HD, AMC HD, Science Channel HD, Animal Planet HD, Sci-Fi HD, TMC HD and Showtime 2 HD. The company also stated it is on its way to offering 1,000 HD VOD choices by the end of the year.
Here is a breakdown of each new HD choice and the channel number where you can find them:
- Disney HD (Channel 783) delivers today’s hottest original series such as Hannah Montana and movies for kids and families.
- ABC Family HD (Channel 784) features popular entertainment programs for the entire family like Greek, Kyle XY and Lincoln Heights.
- TLC HD (Channel 787) is focused on being a trusted destination for viewers who want the “real” in their reality. TLC series include What Not to Wear; Little People, Big World; Jon & Kate Plus 8, The Secret Life of a Soccer Mom, Miami Ink and the successful spin-off LA Ink.
- AMC HD (Channel 786) offers award-winning entertainment such as Mad Men along with the network’s library of popular movies and Hollywood classics.
- Science Channel HD (Channel 785) allows viewers to experience engaging and high-quality programs that are ideally suited for HD delivery.
- Animal Planet HD (Channel 780) allows fans of the network’s animal-inspired programming, including Meerkat Manor, Orangutan Island, Lemur Kingdom and Escape to Chimp Eden, to view the channel’s original series and specials in HD.
- Sci-Fi HD (Channel 781) delivers the network’s popular original series, movies and reality shows in HD, including the Emmy Award-winning Battlestar Galactica, Eureka, Stargate Atlantis and Ghost Hunters.
- TMC (The Movie Channel) HD (Channel 810) features theatricals, cult classics and indie films. Plus, The Movie Channel airs programming stunts like The Good Stuff and Splatterday on Saturdays, film facts, movie trivia, celebrity interviews and behind-the-scenes extras.
- Showtime 2 HD (Channel 802) is home to “catch-up marathons” of Showtime Original Series and SHO Sports Presents, an exclusive series airing every weeknight at 10 p.m. ET/PT featuring the best of Showtime Championship Boxing, ShoBox: The New Generation, mixed martial arts (MMA) matches and the ShoXC: Elite Challenger Series.