Auburn, Truckee Get Package of New HD Channels

Yesterday, we launched a host of new high-definition (HD) TV channels in Auburn and Truckee, Calif. New channels include: Sacramento broadcast stations KQCA HD (MNT), KVIE HD (PBS) and KMAX HD (CW), as well as Comcast Sports Net California HD, C-SPAN HD, TV Land HD, The Hub HD, OWN HD, BBC America HD, GSN HD, MTV2 HD, SWRV HD, Gol TV HD, HBO Comedy HD, Starz Comedy HD, Showtime HD, Hallmark Movie Channel HD, HSN HD, QVC HD and iN DEMAND HD, which offers pay-per-view programming.

HDTV offers a widescreen format, similar to a movie theater, with distinctly sharper images and better sound quality than standard TV.