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2008-10-30 12:00:36

SILVER SPRING, Md., Oct. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon FiOS TV is now even better for customers in the Washington metropolitan area as the company is launching 55 new channels, including 53 additional high-definition (HD) channels. FiOS TV customers in the area now have more than 800 HD choices available at any time, with access to a total of 105 HD channels in the market and more than 700 HD video-on-demand (VOD) titles offered each month. As a result of this latest expansion of the FiOS TV...

2008-10-14 12:00:18

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon FiOS TV is now even better for customers in southwestern Pennsylvania as the company is launching 70 new channels, including 53 additional high-definition (HD) channels. FiOS TV customers in the area now have 800 HD choices available at any time, with a total of 100 HD channels and more than 700 HD video-on-demand (VOD) titles offered each month. As a result of this latest expansion of the FiOS TV lineup, Verizon is now offering consumers here...

2008-10-14 09:00:25

FORT WAYNE, Ind., Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon FiOS TV is now even better for customers in the Fort Wayne area as the company is launching 68 new channels, including 53 additional high-definition (HD) channels. FiOS TV customers in the area now have nearly 800 HD choices available at any time, with a total of 98 HD channels and more than 700 HD video-on-demand (VOD) titles offered each month. As a result of this latest expansion of the FiOS TV lineup, Verizon is now offering consumers...

2008-09-24 15:00:25

NEW YORK, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Smithsonian Channel(TM) won the Emmy for Outstanding Individual Achievement in a Craft - Cinematography - Nature Documentaries/Dramatic Recreations for "The Magic of Motion," an episode of its popular series, NATURE TECH. This is the first Emmy for the network. "We are pleased to be the youngest network to win this prestigious award," said Tom Hayden, General Manager of Smithsonian Networks. This honor demonstrates that Smithsonian Channel represents...

2008-09-22 18:00:23

Hollywood actress Carrie Fisher has narrated the new Smithsonian Channel documentary, "Stonehenge Deciphered," the network announced Monday. The film is to air Saturday, said David Royle, executive vice president for programming and production for Smithsonian Channel. Best known for her roles in "Star Wars" and "When Harry Met Sally," Fisher is also the author of the book "Postcards From the Edge." She is in Washington performing her one-woman show, "Wishful Drinking," at the Lincoln...

2008-09-22 15:00:33

WASHINGTON, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Renowned Actress Carrie Fisher is the narrator of the new Smithsonian Channel(TM) documentary, STONEHENGE DECIPHERED, premiering Saturday, Sept. 27 at 9 p.m. ET/PT. The news was announced by David Royle, Executive Vice President for Programming and Production for the Channel. Ms. Fisher, best known to audiences for her roles in "Star Wars,""When Harry Met Sally," as well as her critically acclaimed book, "Postcards From the Edge" which became a hit film...

2008-09-22 09:00:32

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon FiOS TV is now even better for customers in the Philadelphia region as the company is launching 76 new channels, including 56 additional high-definition (HD) channels. FiOS TV customers in the area, which includes parts of southeastern Pennsylvania and Delaware, now have more than 580 HD choices available at any time, with a total of 86 HD channels and more than 500 HD video-on-demand (VOD) titles offered each month. As a result of this...

2008-08-25 09:01:01

BOSTON, Aug. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon FiOS TV is now even better for customers in Massachusetts and Rhode Island as the company is launching 75 new channels, including 55 additional high-definition (HD) channels. FiOS TV customers in the area now have more than 480 HD choices available at any time, with a total of 85 HD channels and more than 400 HD video-on-demand (VOD) titles offered each month. As a result of this enhancement to the FiOS TV lineup, Verizon is now offering consumers...

2008-08-18 15:00:44

NEW YORK, Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Smithsonian Channel(TM) today makes its award winning programming available on the iTunes Store ( http://www.itunes.com/ ), with initial offerings such as Stories from the Vaults, Remembering Vietnam: The Wall at 25, Day of the Kamikaze and Nature Tech. Smithsonian Networks programming celebrates the American experience with branded original content drawn largely from the assets of the Smithsonian Institution, the world's largest museum and research complex...

2008-08-12 12:00:56

NEWARK, N.J., Aug. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- New Jersey consumers have yet another big reason to pull the plug on their disco-era cable TV company as Verizon announced Tuesday (Aug. 12) that it's now offering 100 high-definition television channels to consumers in North Jersey. As a result of this major enhancement, Verizon is now offering consumers more HD than Comcast or Cablevision. The new channel lineup will be offered to existing FiOS TV markets in northern New Jersey. Communities in the...


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