CNN Going All-HD by Late Spring

By Andrew Gauthier 


CNN’s daytime programming is finally getting the high-def treatment.

The news network later this spring will debut a high-definition studio in Atlanta, marking the final phase in its conversion of all domestic programming to HD. CNN, the third-place cable news network, launched its HD service in September 2007, but initially only its New York studio was equipped for high-def.


The new 5,000-square-foot HD studio, on the seventh floor of the CNN Center in downtown Atlanta, is scheduled to go on the air in April or May. Shows produced in Atlanta include CNN Newsroom, Rick’s List with Rick Sanchez, CNN Saturday Morning, CNN Sunday Morning and Sanjay Gupta MD. More…