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KWTV-DT News Goes HD

I saw on Twitter this morning that KWTV-DT broadcast its first newscast in HD last night. I usually watch the Sports Blitz before going to bed but I missed it. I will check it out when I get home from work today. I wonder if Dolby Digital 5.1 and HD syndicated programming are around the […]

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KOCO-TV Analog Antenna Coming Down

David Evans is quoted that the new digital antenna could be installed as early as next week. I would guess it would still be a while after that before they would actually use the new antenna. I am sure more infrastructure work will need to be done because they can start transmitting on the new […]

Also posted in DTV Switchover, Oklahoma City, Programming | Comments closed

KFOR HD Coverage of the OKC Memorial Marathon

I really enjoyed watching KFOR’s HD coverage for the OKC Memorial Marathon this morning before church. There was a mix of SD and HD cameras, but the HD shots looked really good.

Also posted in Oklahoma City | Comments closed

KFOR Control Room on U-Stream

Check out a behind the scenes live video feed from the KFOR-DT control room on Ustream.

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Cox Oklahoma Giving Away a 3DTV

Cox Oklahoma tweeted that they are giving away a 3DTV. You have to sign up at the Cox Norman, Edmond, or Riverside stores by 6 PM April 11.

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KFOR Transmits HD from Chopper

KFOR-DT transmitted HD from their helicopter for the first time today. KFOR-DT is definitely stepping up the HD news coverage in the state. It is only a matter of time when we will see a tornado in HD from a helicopters perspective. Hopefully it will not be in a populated area. I live in Moore, […]

Also posted in Equipment, Oklahoma City, Production | Comments closed

Avatar 3D in OKC

I went and saw Avatar this weekend at the Warren Theater in Moore. The Warren uses a 3D system from the Dolby. The AMC theater at Quail Spings Mall now has an IMAX theater which opened this month. Has anyone seen Avatar at both theaters? If you have which experience did you like better?

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KFOR News Goes HD

KFOR local news goes HD tonight! There still will be a mix of SD and HD video probably for a good while but at least the studio camera shots are HD. This is a big hurdle, hats off the engineers! Upgrade done is 24 hours, Wow! Nice intro logo!

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Watch KFOR-DT Tonight

I got an email to watch KFOR-DT tonight at 10 PM. I have no idea what they are going to announce.

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Feb 17th DTV Transion is Here

The time has finally come for the 1st part of the DTV transition to now become reality. If you have a digital tv or a converter you will need to do a rescan for digital tv channels today. In the Oklahoma City area KWTV-DT is moving its DTV channel from 39 to 9 at 1:00 […]

Also posted in DTV Switchover, OETA, Oklahoma City, Production, Programming, Sherman-Ada, Tulsa, Wichita Falls/Lawton | Comments closed

Great State or What HD Segment on KFOR-DT

This is a reminder for anyone out there to see if the “Great Stat or What” segment on KFOR-DT at 6:40 will be in HD or not tonight. We had a report last week on the form that someone saw this segment in HD last week. I have my Media Center and DirecTV HD box […]

Also posted in Oklahoma City, Programming | Comments closed

KWTV Starts DTV Crawl

KWTV has started a crawl at the bottom of their picture stating that they will cease analog broadcasting at 1:00 PM February 17, 2009.

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Super Bowl to Feature 3D ads

NBC will broadcast the first ever 3D commercial during the Super Bowl. The ads will be for the Monsters and Aliens movie and Sobe Lifewater. The ads will run at the end of the second quarter.

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Seinfeld in HD for Local Syndication

Seinfeld will be avilable in HD for local syndication later this month Sony Pictures plan to annouce at CES this week. Currently I don’t know of any station in OKC that can broadcast HD syndicated programming. I believe there is one station in Tulsa that can do this. READ

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Clock on KFOR-DT

Anyone else notice the clock in the left hand side of the screen during tonight’s Sunday Night Football Game on KFOR-DT? UPDATE: The clock was taken off in the third quarter.

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