(Dayton, Ohio) October 18, 2007 – Starting today, Time Warner Cable (TWC) is offering both A&E HD and The History Channel HD on its lineup of high definition channels bringing the total number of HD channels to 23. The new channels are part of the HD Standard tier on channels 750 and 751 respectively. The HD Standard tier is available at no additional charge to all Time Warner Cable customers who subscribe to standard service or above and have a high definition television and high definition converter.
A&E HD features high definition simulcasts of the A&E Network providing viewers with diverse programming spanning entertainment, real life, lifestyle, and drama -- all in the premium HDTV format. A&E HD will feature the sought after series The Sopranos, CSI: Miami as well as popular network real life series including Gene Simmons Family Jewels, The First 48, and Dallas Swat.
The History Channel HD simulcasts the entire The History Channel lineup of original, non-fiction series and specials. The HD experience creates a stunning new dimension for the powerful storytelling that only The History Channel can provide. The History Channel HD will feature the hit series Ice Road Truckers, The Universe, Human Weapon, Lost Worlds, UFO Hunters, Digging for the Truth, Cities of the Underworld and Mega Disasters, as well as thought-provoking specials such as The Lost Book of Nostradamus, 1968 With Tom Brokaw and Life After People.
About Time Warner Cable
The Southwest Ohio division of Time Warner Cable is proud to lead the way in meeting the entertainment, information and communication needs of more than 640,000 customers in Greater Cincinnati, Dayton and the Miami Valley. The Southwest Ohio division of Time Warner Cable serves 339 communities, provides free service to more than 1,000 schools and employs nearly 1,800 people. Time Warner Cable is on the Web at www.twcinci.com and www.twdayton.com.
Time Warner Cable (NYSE: TWC) owns and manages cable systems passing approximately 26 million homes in 33 states. The Company has 14.6 million customers for its various products, including video, high-speed data and residential telephone. This includes approximately 13.4 million basic video subscribers and more than 6 million customers who purchase more than one product. Time Warner Cable includes some of the most technologically advanced and best-clustered cable systems in the country, with nearly 85 percent of the Company's customers located in five geographic regions: New York, Texas, Ohio, the Carolinas and southern California. It is the largest cable provider in the nation's two largest cities, Los Angeles and New York. Leveraging its leadership in innovation and quality customer care, Time Warner Cable delivers advanced products and services such as video-on-demand, high-definition television, digital video recorders, high-speed data and Digital Phone.
About A&E HD™
A&E HD™ offers a diverse mix of high quality entertainment; ranging from the network’s signature Real-Life Series franchise, including High Definition presentations of the hit series ‘Gene Simmons Family Jewels’ and ‘Dallas SWAT,’ to critically acclaimed original movies, dramatic series and the most successful justice shows on cable, including ‘Cold Case Files’ and ‘The First 48.’ A&E HD™ is the official home to the high-profile off-network series presented in High Definition ’24,’ ‘CSI: Miami,’ and ‘The Sopranos.’ The A&E website is located at www.aetv.com. The A&E Insider is located at www.aetv.com/insider. For more information and photography please visit us on the web at www.aetvpress.com.
About The History Channel
The History Channel® is a leading cable television network featuring compelling original, non-fiction specials and series that bring history to life in a powerful and entertaining manner across multiple platforms. The network provides an inviting place where people experience history in new and exciting ways enabling them to connect their lives today to the great lives and events of the past that provide a blueprint for the future. The History Channel has earned four Peabody Awards, three Primetime Emmy® Awards, 10 News & Documentary Emmy® Awards and received the prestigious Governor's Award from the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences for the network's Save Our History® campaign dedicated to historic preservation and history education. The History Channel reaches more than 93 million Nielsen subscribers. The website is located at www.History.com. Press Only: For more information and photography please visit us on the web at www.historychannelpress.com.