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The wait is finally almost over and tonight at 7:30PM Eastern the Opening Ceremony of the 2010 Winter Olympics will kick off 14 days of Winter fun. There's a total of 835 hours of HD coverage spread across NBC Universal's various channels. With so many hours of HD coverage it really shows how far we

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February 12, 2010 at 4:55PM
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One masochist notwithstanding, we're pretty sure you haven't sat down for days straight to watch the Summer Games from Beijing, but we're wondering if the superabundance of high-def Olympics programming has changed your perspective on the entire spectacle. Here at Engadget HQ, we've found ourselves

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With Michael Phelps spending a great deal of time in front of the cameras between 8:00PM and midnight ET each night, it's hardly a shock to hear that USers are tuning into the Olympics like its 1976. According to preliminary numbers, NBC Universal is reporting that an average of 29.1 million viewer

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What we're watching tonight: NBC (1080i) continues primetime Olympics coverage with live swimming finals at 7 p.m. Universal HD (1080i) airs Olympics boxing at 8 p.m. TLC (1080i) has Flip That House and the series premiere of Hope for Your Home at 9 p.m. Sci Fi (1080i) premieres

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There's no doubt about it, no matter what the air quality -- or the political climate -- is like, these will be the best Olympics ever to watch from home (maybe 2012, eh Oscar?) With every moment captured in high definition and available right away, viewers will have their choice of sports to watch

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Charter doesn't have the greatest reputation in Ventura, California (or most anywhere, for that matter), but the company is apparently trying to garner some love by throwing in two undisclosed NBC stations in high-def just before the Olympics kick off this Friday. Customers will still be waiting unt

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Mediacom subscribers won't totally miss out on the Olympics (although you might be, unless you got up early to catch the U.S. Women's Soccer team take on Norway this morning), since the cable company signed up for the NBC HD VOD package seen on so many other systems. You should be able to grab more

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Just in case you thought only AT&T and DirecTV are the only ones lining up HD video on-demand offerings for the Olympics (scheduled to kick off tomorrow with women's soccer ahead of the August 8 opening ceremonies), as Comcast and Charter just dropped some details on their plans for the Beijing

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Not like you couldn't piece this one together yourself, but NBC Universal isn't going to let this opportunity pass it by. Just like the run-up to the SuperBowl, it's planning on using the Olympics as a campaign platform for HD. Reportedly, affiliates will be \"provided with on-air, direct mail and bi

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What we're watching tonight: Fox (720p) presents the Coca Cola 600 Universal HD (1080i) has the previously unaired series finale of Big Apple at 6 p.m. Showtime (1080i) brings The Tudors at 9 p.m. followed by This American Life HBO (1080i) premieres an original film, Recount at

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What we're watching tonight: ABC (720p) brings the Lost at 9 p.m., followed by a new Eli Stone NBC (1080i) features the series premiere of Lipstick Jungle at 10:01 p.m. CW (1080i) has new Smallville and Supernatural starting at 8 p.m. TNT (1080i) has a hoops doubleheader, with C

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In a move not totally shocking considering Ken Graffeo's sentiments shared just days ago, Universal Pictures Australasia has come forward and announced that it will continue backing HD DVD by promising some 20 titles on the format in 2008. According to the release, consumers in Australia and New Ze

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What we're watching: Fox (720p) caps off a great day of football with the Sugar Bowl featuring Hawaii vs. Georgia at 8 p.m. NBC (1080i) is showing a new Law & Order: SVU at 10 p.m. HDNet (1080i) continues an all day Torchwood marathon Universal HD (1080i) shows all three Robocop

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What we're watching - Our new format for HDTV Listings, bringing just what we think are the highlights of the night. There's (finally) enough HD programming that we'll focus on the shows, instead of specific channels. Did we miss anything? Let us know in the comments. TNT (1080i) has an NBA dou

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