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We already gave you a shot to voice your opinion on which Election Night broadcast was supreme, but now it's time to dig into the cold, hard facts. With all four of the broadcast networks holding nothing back in order to offer a whiz-bang high-def presentation, it looks as if ABC can be most proud....

November 7th 2008 at 11:11pm 0 Comments
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Election Night 2008 brought about an unprecedented amount of HD coverage, and while we're all in absolute agreement that CNN's "holographic" interviews were the comedy for the evening, we're interested on your take on how networks as a whole did with their high-def presentation. Was CBS' polished g...

November 5th 2008 at 1:16am 0 Comments
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Sure, not every station's pulled out the Star Wars / Iron Man-style holograms for the 2008 election, but they're all trying to put shiny new HD studios to full use and get as many eyeballs as possible until things are decided. NBC & ABC immediately jumped out front at 7 p.m. with data pouring i...

November 4th 2008 at 9:37pm 0 Comments
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As the news networks spend oodles of cash in order to one-up the other with whiz-bang visuals and mind-melting charts, CNN is looking to blow just about everyone else away. As election night officially kicks off in just a few hours, the network's Wolf Blitzer will be conducting interviews with faraw...

November 4th 2008 at 4:24pm 0 Comments
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As the news networks spend oodles of cash in order to one-up the other with whiz-bang visuals and mind-melting charts, CNN is looking to blow just about everyone else away. As election night officially kicks off in just a few hours, the network's Wolf Blitzer will be conducting interviews with faraw...

November 4th 2008 at 4:24pm 0 Comments
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Just a week after DirecTV announced that it would be delivering eight feeds of 2008 Election coverage on a single channel, in steps DISH Network to prove that it's paying attention to its closest competition. Beginning today and running through November 7th, the satcaster's interactive mosaic will "...

October 28th 2008 at 10:19pm 0 Comments
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Now here's an interesting one. Verizon, the carrier who offers up FiOS TV, is actually getting set to launch its very own channel. Granted, it'll only be available to FiOS TV users -- and for now, users in the Washington, DC Metro area -- but still, it's a touch peculiar (albeit useful). For FiOS s...

October 28th 2008 at 3:08pm 0 Comments
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With just about a month before the United States picks its next president, GamePolitics has posted a piece on the presidential campaign contributions made by industry big-shots. Would you have guessed that Spore designer Will Wright was a McCain supporter? Turns out a lot of industry folks listed i...

October 2nd 2008 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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Politics aside, we're totally cracking up that McCain policy adviser Douglas Holtz-Eaken told reporters today that his BlackBerry was "the miracle that John McCain helped create" -- dude, BlackBerrys are Canadian.[Via Wonkette, thanks to everyone who sent this in]

September 16th 2008 at 2:09pm 0 Comments
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Things have been fairly aggressive between the two presidential nominees as of late, perhaps largely due to a certain comment involving a farm animal and mouth-based cosmetics. That's why we were so glad to see them squash the beef in a recent Saints Row 2 advertisement (posted after the break), co...

September 13th 2008 at 9:30pm 0 Comments
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Though certainly not the first station to use its X.x channels for something other than pixelated weather and re-runs, Dayton, Ohio's WHIO-TV recently showcased what digital TV was all about with simultaneous widescreen broadcasts of local political speeches. Both major party presidential nominees w...

September 10th 2008 at 9:55pm 0 Comments