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Alliance launches HD channels

TORONTO, Oct. 11 /CNW/ – The unparalleled imagery of National Geographic Channel and the leading-edge drama of Showcase are about to get even better for viewers with the introduction of High-Definition television (HDTV)services – National Geographic Channel HD and Showcase HD. The HDTV services, the first from Alliance Atlantis Communications, will be available to the public on December 19, 2006, the company announced today.

"The time is right to bring these two leading networks to the High-Definition screen," says Norm Bolen, Alliance Atlantis’ Executive Vice-President of Content. "Canadians are quickly embracing the HDTV format and demanding the best quality content to fill it.

National Geographic is a brand that built its reputation on the finest quality images anywhere – NGC HD will expand that promise to television. Showcase features world-class,leading-edge dramatic offerings from Canada and around the world, and now Showcase HD will take that drama to a new level."

National Geographic Channel HD will launch featuring such viewer favourites as Seconds From Disaster, Megastructures, and Dog Whisperer, plus Mysteries of the Tornado and Hollywood Science. Showcase Television’s HD lineup will include CSI and CSI:Miami, along with Rescue Me, Weeds, The L-Word, Dead Like Me, plus a brand-new series, Rent-a-Goalie. National Geographic Channel provides Canadian television viewers access to the best and most spectacular of National Geographic’s world-renowned visual imagery, from nature’s wildest moments to the wonders of science and technology.

Alliance Atlantis Broadcasting Inc. has a controlling interest in National Geographic Channel Canada in partnership with NGC Network International LLC. For more information, please visit www.nationalgeographic.ca

Showcase – Television Without Borders – is the home of premium boundary-pushing series from Canada and around the world. For more information, please visit www.Showcase.ca.

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Headline, Industry News

Alliance launches HD channels

TORONTO, Oct. 11 /CNW/ – The unparalleled imagery of National Geographic Channel and the leading-edge drama of Showcase are about to get even better for viewers with the introduction of High-Definition television (HDTV)services – National Geographic Channel HD and Showcase HD. The HDTV services, the first from Alliance Atlantis Communications, will be available to the public on December 19, 2006, the company announced today.

"The time is right to bring these two leading networks to the High-Definition screen," says Norm Bolen, Alliance Atlantis’ Executive Vice-President of Content. "Canadians are quickly embracing the HDTV format and demanding the best quality content to fill it.

National Geographic is a brand that built its reputation on the finest quality images anywhere – NGC HD will expand that promise to television. Showcase features world-class,leading-edge dramatic offerings from Canada and around the world, and now Showcase HD will take that drama to a new level."

National Geographic Channel HD will launch featuring such viewer favourites as Seconds From Disaster, Megastructures, and Dog Whisperer, plus Mysteries of the Tornado and Hollywood Science. Showcase Television’s HD lineup will include CSI and CSI:Miami, along with Rescue Me, Weeds, The L-Word, Dead Like Me, plus a brand-new series, Rent-a-Goalie. National Geographic Channel provides Canadian television viewers access to the best and most spectacular of National Geographic’s world-renowned visual imagery, from nature’s wildest moments to the wonders of science and technology.

Alliance Atlantis Broadcasting Inc. has a controlling interest in National Geographic Channel Canada in partnership with NGC Network International LLC. For more information, please visit www.nationalgeographic.ca

Showcase – Television Without Borders – is the home of premium boundary-pushing series from Canada and around the world. For more information, please visit www.Showcase.ca.

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Headline, Industry News

Alliance launches HD channels

TORONTO, Oct. 11 /CNW/ – The unparalleled imagery of National Geographic Channel and the leading-edge drama of Showcase are about to get even better for viewers with the introduction of High-Definition television (HDTV)services – National Geographic Channel HD and Showcase HD. The HDTV services, the first from Alliance Atlantis Communications, will be available to the public on December 19, 2006, the company announced today.

"The time is right to bring these two leading networks to the High-Definition screen," says Norm Bolen, Alliance Atlantis’ Executive Vice-President of Content. "Canadians are quickly embracing the HDTV format and demanding the best quality content to fill it.

National Geographic is a brand that built its reputation on the finest quality images anywhere – NGC HD will expand that promise to television. Showcase features world-class,leading-edge dramatic offerings from Canada and around the world, and now Showcase HD will take that drama to a new level."

National Geographic Channel HD will launch featuring such viewer favourites as Seconds From Disaster, Megastructures, and Dog Whisperer, plus Mysteries of the Tornado and Hollywood Science. Showcase Television’s HD lineup will include CSI and CSI:Miami, along with Rescue Me, Weeds, The L-Word, Dead Like Me, plus a brand-new series, Rent-a-Goalie. National Geographic Channel provides Canadian television viewers access to the best and most spectacular of National Geographic’s world-renowned visual imagery, from nature’s wildest moments to the wonders of science and technology.

Alliance Atlantis Broadcasting Inc. has a controlling interest in National Geographic Channel Canada in partnership with NGC Network International LLC. For more information, please visit www.nationalgeographic.ca

Showcase – Television Without Borders – is the home of premium boundary-pushing series from Canada and around the world. For more information, please visit www.Showcase.ca.

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