Advertisement

Comcast Preps HD Feeds For Versus, Golf Channel, E!

Advertisement

 Nearly two years after launching a hybrid high-definition service blending content culled from Versus and Golf Channel, Comcast is prepping standalone HD feeds for both brands, along with a hi-def service for fans of its celebrity/lifestyle network, E!  
 
The three HD simulcasts will go live in early December, a Comcast spokesperson confirmed.
 
The Versus/Golf HD mash-up was introduced in January 2007, simulcasting Versus programming in prime time, late-night and early-morning hours, while running Golf Channel fare between the hours of noon and 7 p.m.
 
At the time, the combination of assets was seen as a perfect compromise, juggling consumer demand for HD content with Comcast