New York, NY – September 28, 2007 – Time Warner Cable (TWC) today announced that it had reached an agreement to add TBS HD to its high-definition line-up on Monday, October 1st, before the start of the Major League Baseball Divisional Playoffs, which will be carried by TBS.
TBS HD will be offered to digital customers, at no additional charge, as a free preview for the month of October. It is expected that TBS HD will officially launch on November 1st to Time Warner Cable of New York and New Jersey digital customers, at no additional charge, on Channel 708 in Manhattan, Queens, Staten Island and Brooklyn, on Channel 775 in Mt. Vernon, on Channel 726 in Hudson Valley and on Channel 774 in New Jersey.
“We know that watching the playoffs in high definition is really important to our customers, and we’re pleased that we were able to reach an agreement to launch before the first game,” said Barbara Kelly, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Time Warner Cable of New York and New Jersey. “Time Warner Cable’s high-definition lineup continues to grow at a rapid pace. With the launch of TBS HD, customers will have access to over 20 channels of high-definition sports and entertainment.”
Beginning October 3rd, TBS HD will carry all Division Series games and the National League Championship Series (NLCS). All MLB Postseason games will be shot in HD. A full schedule of the games is available at www.tbs.com/sports/mlb.
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Time Warner Cable of New York and New Jersey serves over 1.4 million customers in four NYC boroughs (Manhattan, Queens, Staten Island and western Brooklyn), Mt. Vernon, Hudson Valley (Orange, Sullivan, Ulster Counties and parts of Dutchess, Greene and Delaware Counties) and Bergen and Hudson Counties, New Jersey. Visit timewarnercable.com/nynj
Our parent company, Time Warner Cable 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.