More CBS Primetime To Be Broadcast In HD

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).

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