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[05/27/10 - 11:26 AM]
WGN America Launches in Hd on DirecTV
Off-network runs "Curb Your Enthusiasm," "Entourage," "How I Met Your Mother," "The New Adventures of Old Christine," "Monk" and "The Unit" will all join the channel this fall.

[via press release from WGN]

WGN AMERICA LAUNCHES IN HD ON DIRECTV

WGN AMERICA HD IS NOW AVAILABLE AS PART OF DIRECTV'S HD CHANNEL LINEUP WHICH WILL SOON OFFER MORE THAN 160 NATIONAL HIGH DEFINITION CHANNELS

NEW YORK, May 27, 2010 - WGN America HD is now available on DIRECTV. Located on channel 307, WGN America in High Definition is available to DIRECTV HD customers who subscribe to the CHOICE XTRA � programming package and above.

Earlier this month; DIRECTV began adding 30 new HD channels, including WGN America HD, which will bring their total HD channel lineup to more than 160.

Beginning in September, WGN America adds Curb Your Enthusiasm, Entourage, How I Met Your Mother, The New Adventures of Old Christine, Monk and The Unit to the lineup to join Bones, Scrubs, South Park, Law & Order: Criminal Intent and an extensive movie library. WGN America is also home to live professional sporting events including 100 Major League Baseball games (featuring the Chicago Cubs and White Sox.) WGN America baseball showcases all 30 MLB teams and carries more games than any other national television network - all in high definition, with Dolby Digital 5.1 audio. WGN America is also the home of the Chicago Bulls, (whose games are also carried in HD) and WWE Superstars, an action-packed weekly program featuring first run, original matches exclusive to WGN America.

"WGN America is excited to have launched in HD on DIRECTV. With WGN America airing over 100 live sporting events and the strong programming additions to our fall lineup, we know our viewer's experience will be enhanced further in HD," said Julio Marenghi, Executive Vice President of Sales and Distribution for WGN America.

ABOUT WGN AMERICA :

WGN America is everywhere America calls home. A broad entertainment network and destination for audiences across America, WGN America (also available in HD) is part of Tribune Broadcasting Company, and is nationally distributed via cable, satellite and telco with entertainment programming consisting of cable exclusives, first-run programs, blockbuster movies and live sports. For program schedules or additional information please visit www.wgnamerica.com





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· BONES (FOX)
· CURB YOUR ENTHUSIASM (HBO)
· ENTOURAGE (HBO)
· HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER (CBS)
· LAW & ORDER: CRIMINAL INTENT (USA)
· MONK (USA)
· NEW ADVENTURES OF OLD CHRISTINE, THE (CBS)
· SCRUBS (ABC)
· SOUTH PARK (COMEDY CENTRAL)
· UNIT, THE (CBS)
· WWE SUPERSTARS (WGN)











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[03/03/15 - 03:12 PM]
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[03/03/15 - 02:22 PM]
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[03/03/15 - 12:54 PM]
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[03/03/15 - 12:37 PM]
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[03/03/15 - 11:52 AM]
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[03/03/15 - 11:45 AM]
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[03/03/15 - 11:11 AM]
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