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Old 25-10-11, 05:13 AM
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Foxtel to launch A&E HD in January

TV Tonight reports that A&E HD, which will feature male-skewed action series including Pawn Stars, Storage Wars, Ax Men, Swamp People, Ice Road Truckers, Dog The Bounty Hunter, American Pickers, Tornado Hunters and a new local series from Cordell Jigsaw (Bondi Rescue) will launch on Australia Day.
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Old 25-10-11, 12:01 PM
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Do we know if its HD only or will they have a SD channel also?
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not sure at this stage, the Sydney launch (in other words, the main launch) for Foxtel is tonight, so we should get all the details in the press releases tomorrow sometime.
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Old 25-10-11, 01:13 PM
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Great thanks can see why they would want to have HD exclusive channels to increase uptake, but kinda feeling us loyalists continually getting screwed so be nice to know
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The way Foxtel keeps knocking down the bit rates for HD by packing more HD channels,SD could look better than HD
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