Whitney, Daisy
April 2007
Television Week;4/16/2007, Vol. 26 Issue 16, p28
Trade Publication
The article discusses issues related to the high-definition (HD) television programming transition in the U.S. According to Frank Comerford, president and general manager of NBC-owned WNBC-TV, HD is a better viewing experience. Most television stations have already made the mandatory transition to digital that enables them to carry network programming in HD. That provides the foundation on which to layer the HD infrastructure investment. INSET: KYW-TV SLAM-DUNKS DIGITAL TRANSITION.


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