San Diego, CA, April 3, 2008 –– Time Warner Cable announced today the addition of new high definition channels to its line-ups in San Diego County, effective April 8. The new channels are highly requested HD versions of popular networks such as CNN, Animal Planet, Discovery, Food Network, HGTV and more.
Time Warner Cable, The Home of the Free HD, is pleased to offer the following new HD channels to San Diego County customers:
• CNN HD, channel 726.
• Discovery HD, channel 743.
North County customers residing in Del Mar, Solana Beach, Encinitas, Carlsbad, San Marcos, Vista and Fallbrook will receive the following HD channels:
• Animal Planet HD, channel 764.
• Food Network HD, channel 751
• HGTV HD, channel 753
• The Learning Channel HD (TLC HD), channel 755.
San Diego, Poway, Coronado and local Military personnel will also receive the following HD channels, which are already currently offered in North County:
• The History Channel HD, channel 756
• Lifetime Movie Network HD, channel 761.
“By increasing our HD channel offerings, Time Warner Cable ensures customers can get the most out of their HDTVs and watch what they want, when they want, in HD,” said Marc Farrar, Vice President of Public Affairs for the San Diego division. “Time Warner Cable is poised to add even more HD channels to our line-up this year, and we’ll continue to deliver more highly requested HD choices to San Diego County customers,” said Farrar.
With these new HD channels, Time Warner Cable puts customers in the game, in the movie, right in the center of the action –– opening up new programming opportunities from some of cable television’s most popular channels. These new additions bring Time Warner Cable’s HD channel count to more than 30 Networks throughout San Diego County. TWC also provides many HD pay-per-view movies through its Video on Demand service.
With Time Warner Cable’s Digital Cable, customers get local channels, favorite cable and sports networks in HD at no extra cost. So, unlike with satellite, customers won’t pay twice for the same programming.
• CNN HD – provides 24-hour news including live coverage and analysis of breaking news, and a range of programs covering business, weather, sports, entertainment, health and science news, as well as debate, interview and talk shows in HD.
• Discovery HD – features exclusive programs from Discovery’s worldwide library of content focused primarily on popular science, technology, anthropology and history, in addition to original programming.
• Animal Planet HD – offers a full range of 24-hour animal programming including wildlife documentaries, pet care know-how, drama, family entertainment, event reportage and classic TV.
• Food Network HD – makes ingredients have more intensity and meals more vibrancy. Features favorite programming in HD, including Barefoot Contessa, Everyday Italian, Good Eats and more.
• HGTV HD – features popular shows produced in HD, including World’s Most Extreme Homes, Small Space, Big Style, Design Remix and Decorating Cents and gives customers more of w hat they want. Makes remodeled bedrooms have more definition and landscapes more vibrancy.
• The Learning Channel HD (TLC HD) – features documentaries on history, human behavior and science, commercial-free programs for preschoolers and "how-to" programs featuring expert advice from the pros on cooking, gardening and home improvement, including “Trading Space” and “Junkyard Wars."
• The History Channel HD – gives history fanatics an unparalleled view of history with stunning clarity and rich perspective that they will find nowhere else on the television landscape.
• Lifetime Movie Network HD – offers movies dedicated to women, 24 hours a day, including Lifetime original favorites, exclusive theatrical premieres and made-for-television movies.
About Time Warner Cable San Diego Division:
More than 1,300 local employees serve customers in the San Diego division with cable television, high speed online and home telephone services over a fiber-rich broadband network.
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. As of December 31, 2007, Time Warner Cable served approximately 14.6 million customers who subscribed to one or more of its video, high-speed data and voice services. More information is available at www.twcsd.com.