Time Warner Cable, home of Free HD, is adding two new HD channels to the Greensboro lineup free to HD converter customers with Digital Specialty Networks. ESPNU HD is a new channel that made its debut August 28th. Beginning September 12th, TWC will launch ESPNU HD and Planet Green HD (formerly Discovery Home).
The channels will be located at the following locations:
ESPNU HD Channel 570
Planet Green HD Channel 559
ESPNU HD is the HD simulcast of ESPNU. ESPNU is a 24-hour college sports network which launched March 4, 2005. ESPNU featured almost 500 live events (regular-season and championships) and doubled its distribution in its first year. Action includes a variety of top football and men’s and women’s basketball mixed with baseball, softball, volleyball, lacrosse, ice hockey, wrestling and more. ESPNU also offers comprehensive studio programming, such as SportsCenterU, ESPNU Coaches Spotlight, ESPNU Recruiting Insider and National Signing Day, replays of ABC Sports, ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPN Regional Television games, plus specials and more.
Planet Green HD is A 24-hour eco-lifestyle television network offering more than 250 hours of original green lifestyle programming that is entertaining, relevant, and accessible to people of all ages and backgrounds. Planet Green will feature several original shows including The Green Life starring Adrian Grenier of Entourage and Supper Club with Tom Bergeron, host of ABC's Dancing With the Stars.
About Time Warner Cable
Time Warner Cable’s Carolina Region provides video, Internet and telephone services to more than 1.9 million customers in 442 cities and towns across North and South Carolina. Time Warner Cable is the second-largest cable operator in the U.S., with technologically advanced, well-clustered systems located mainly in five geographic areas — New York state (including New York City), the Carolinas, Ohio, southern California (including Los Angeles) and Texas. Time Warner Cable serves approximately 14.7 million customers who subscribe to one or more of its video, high-speed data and voice services.