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# 40590 1-Sep-2009 10:15
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Noted in the latest Skywatch these channels have gone 16:9 widescreen as of today. There was one other (music) channel mentioned but I don't have the Skywatch with me as I am writing this.

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  # 252147 1-Sep-2009 11:03
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Juice is in 16:9 today sky digital

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  # 252148 1-Sep-2009 11:10
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Why would you want to put Playhouse in widescreen? Seems bloody silly to me. I don;t have a widescreen TV and my kids will now have to look at black bars or lose part of the screen (if I set it up for 4:3 centrecut).

Lots of kids have old TV's in rumpus rooms that are 4:3...




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  # 252149 1-Sep-2009 11:16
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Handsomedan: Why would you want to put Playhouse in widescreen? Seems bloody silly to me. I don;t have a widescreen TV and my kids will now have to look at black bars or lose part of the screen (if I set it up for 4:3 centrecut).

Lots of kids have old TV's in rumpus rooms that are 4:3...


...and lots don't

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  # 252153 1-Sep-2009 11:20
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Handsomedan: Why would you want to put Playhouse in widescreen? Seems bloody silly to me. I don;t have a widescreen TV and my kids will now have to look at black bars or lose part of the screen (if I set it up for 4:3 centrecut).

Lots of kids have old TV's in rumpus rooms that are 4:3...



Well one would think that enough of there source material is now in 16:9. I don't get your point as any wide-screen material would have been either centre cut or letter boxed before anyhow.

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  # 252697 2-Sep-2009 18:39
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Handsomedan: Why would you want to put Playhouse in widescreen? Seems bloody silly to me. I don;t have a widescreen TV and my kids will now have to look at black bars or lose part of the screen (if I set it up for 4:3 centrecut).

Is seeing black bars really that much of a problem?

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  # 255819 15-Sep-2009 10:16
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This is really good news! My kids love Playhouse.

Thanks for the information.

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