|More CBS Primetime To Be Broadcast in HD|
CBS Television has reached another milestone in its conversion to HD. The network recently announced that through a partnership with Panasonic and Zenith, all 18 CBS primetime comedies and dramas will be broadcast in high-definition for the 2001/2002 season beginning this fall.
CBS 2001/2002 Primetime Schedule
|New Series||Premiere Date||Program Time (ET)|
|Wolf Lake||Wed, Sept 19||10:00-11:00pm|
|The King of Queens||Mon, Sept 24||8:00-8:30pm|
|Yes, Dear||Mon, Sept 24||8:30-9:00pm|
|Everybody Loves Raymond||Mon, Sept 24||9:00-9:30pm|
|The Ellen Show||Mon, Sept 24||9:30-10:00pm|
|Family Law||Mon, Sept 24||10:00-11:00pm|
|JAG||Tues, Sept 25||8:00-9:00pm|
|The Guardian||Tues, Sept 25||9:00-10:00pm|
|Judging Amy||Tues, Sept 25||10:00-11:00pm|
|CSI: Crime Scene Investigation||Thurs, Sept 27||9:00-10:00pm|
|The Agency||Thurs, Sept 27||10:00-11:00pm|
|Danny||Fri, Sept 28||8:30-9:00pm|
|That’s Life||Fri, Sept 28||9:00-10:00pm|
|Touched By An Angel||Sat, Sept 29||8:00-9:00pm|
|Citizen Baines||Sat, Sept 29||9:00-10:00pm|
|The District||Sat, Sept 29||10:00-11:00pm|
|The Education of Max Bickford||Sun, Sept 30||8:00-9:00pm|
|Becker||Mon, Sept 31||9:30-10:00pm|
This makes the third consecutive season CBS has broadcast a majority of its primetime schedule in HD, and the first time the network has offered all of its scripted entertainment series in HD. This fall CBS will average almost 24 hours of HD programming per week.
A number of CBS Sunday Movies will also be produced and broadcast in HD. Previously CBS announced that it will broadcast a substantial number of college football games in HD this fall. The network has already produced the 2001 U.S. Open Tennis Championships in HD. Major sporting events will be broadcast in HD on CBS every weekend from early September through the first week of December.
WRAL-TV carries all CBS HD programming on its digital channel WRAL-DT, Channel 53, (Time Warner digital cable channel 255).