Cable Operators

HDTV In December

12/05/2004 7:00 PM Eastern

The following chart lists prominent national HDTV programming for this month from cable’s major HD programmers, including primetime and premiere fare, plus live events, and is meant to provide a sampling of what these networks offer.

All listings for 8 p.m. (ET) lineup

Numbers equate to the episode number of the series. **FF: Full Frame ***WS: Wide Screen
Discovery HD Theater
Xtreme Engineering Dec. 6, 13, 20, 27
Golf Escapes Dec. 7, 14, 21, 28
Xtreme Machines Dec. 8, 15, 22, 29
Jeff Corwin Dec. 9, 16, 23, 30
Front Row Seat Dec. 10, 17, 24, 31
Great Rivers Dec. 11, 18, 25
Dream RV Dec. 12
Millionaire Motorhomes Dec. 19
Ice Hotel Dec. 26
ESPN
NCAA Basketball: Memphis-Ptts. Dec. 7
NCAA Basketball: Okla. St.-Syracuse Dec. 7
NBA: Philadelphia vs. Chicago Dec. 10
NCAA Basketball: Oregon vs. Illinois Dec. 11
Movie: 3 Dec. 11
NFL: Philadelphia vs. Washington Dec. 12
NBA: Detroit vs. New York Dec. 15
NFL: Carolina vs. Atlanta Dec. 18
NFL: Baltimore vs. Indianapolis Dec. 19
NCAA Football: Las Vegas Bowl Dec. 23
NFL: Denver vs. Tennessee Dec. 25
NFL: Cleveland vs. Miami Dec. 26
Studio programming in HDTV includes daily SportsCenter, Monday Night Countdown, Sunday NFL Countdown and Primetime.
Fox Sports Regionals
NBA: Detroit vs. Dallas Dec. 6
NBA: Dallas vs. Minnesota Dec. 7
NBA: Seattle vs. San Antonio Dec. 8
NBA: Indiana vs. Milwaukee Dec. 10
NBA: Portland vs. Minnesota Dec. 14
NBA: Atlanta vs. Dallas Dec. 18
NBA: Denver vs. Orlando Dec. 18
NBA: Memphis vs. L.A. Lakers Dec. 20
NBA: New Orleans vs. L.A. Lakers Dec. 22
NBA: Boston vs. San Antonio Dec. 26
NBA: Houston vs. Milwaukee Dec. 28
HDNet
Series:
Face 2 Face with Roy Firestone Dec. 6
HDNet World Report Dec. 7, 19
Hack Dec. 8
Smallville Dec. 9, 16
Higher Definition Dec. 10, 17
True Music Dec. 12
Get Out! Dec. 13
Hollywood HD Dec. 14
The Agency Dec. 15
A Minute With Stan Hooper Dec. 20
Across America Dec. 21
The Handler Dec. 29
Odyssey 5 Dec. 23, 30
Bikini Destinations Dec. 27
InFocus: Ultimate Access Dec. 28
Events/Specials:
NHL Relived Dec. 10, 17
NCAA Football: SWAC Championship Dec. 11
2004 Jammys Dec. 12
NCAA Basketball: Wash. State vs. Portland Dec. 18
HDNet Boxing: Best of 2004 Dec. 18
True Music: Extended Play Dec. 19
A Night of Motown Featuring the Funk Brothers Dec. 19
NCAA Basketball: Ball State vs. Butler Dec. 22
Higher Definition: 2004 Year in Review Dec. 24
Kurt Bestor Holiday Concert Dec. 25
Sleeping Beauty on Ice Dec. 25
People of World Report: 2004 Year in Review Dec. 26
True Music: Best of 2004 Dec. 26
Face 2 Face with Roy Firestone: 2004 Year in Review Dec. 27
Places of World Report: 2004 Year in Review Dec. 28
Across America: 2004 Year in Review Dec. 28
Hollywood HD: 2004 Year in Review Dec. 28
The Who Live at Isle of Wight Festival 2004 Dec. 31
David Bowie Live at Isle of Wight Festival 2004 Dec. 31
HDNet Movies
Beethoven’s 2nd Dec. 6
In Country Dec. 7
The Terminator Dec. 8
Life as a House Dec. 9
Palmetto Dec. 10
Mad Max Dec. 11
Brigadoon Dec. 12
Mr. Saturday Night Dec. 13
Badlands Dec. 14
Fearless Dec. 15
The Drowning Pool Dec. 16
Every Which Way But Loose Dec. 17
Dog Day Afternoon Dec. 18
Downhill Racer Dec. 19
Passion of the Mind Dec. 20
Russian Ark Dec. 21
The River Dec. 22
The Grifters Dec. 23
Dad Dec. 24
Black Beauty Dec. 25
Cimarron Dec. 26
Greased Lightning Dec. 27
The Manchurian Candidate Dec. 28
2 Days in the Valley Dec. 29
Runaway Train Dec. 30
The Usual Suspects Dec. 31
INHD
NBA: Detroit vs. Dallas Dec. 6
Rampage Dec. 7
NBA: Minnesota vs. Philadelphia Dec. 8
King of Air Dec. 9
World Team Tennis Dec. 10, 30
Greystoke Dec. 11
Flugtag: Miami Dec. 12, 31
Mr. Olympia 2004 Dec. 13, 23
NBA: Portland vs. Minnesota Dec. 14
Fields of Glory Dec. 15, 22, 25
Melissa Ethridge Dec. 16
The Vanishing Dec. 17
Bonfire of the Vanities Dec. 18
Fuel & Fury 2 Dec. 19
NBA: Utah vs. Philadelphia Dec. 20
Ms. Olympia Dec. 21
Santa vs. the Snowman Dec. 24
NBA: Boston vs. San Antonio Dec. 26
Heavyweight Heroes Dec. 27
NBA: Houston vs. Milwaukee Dec. 28
NBA: Minnesota vs. New York Dec. 29
INHD 2
Laurie McKenzie Dec. 6, 13, 20, 27
The Vanishing Dec. 7
INHD to the Max Dec. 8, 11, 15, 22, 25, 29
On Course Dec. 9, 16, 23, 20
Everlast From the Playboy Mansion Dec. 10, 18
Anarctica Dec. 12
Hoffa Dec. 14, 28
Hollywood Walks Dec. 17
Mary J. Blige Dec. 19, 31
Taps Dec. 21
Hanson Acoustic Dec. 24
Destination #2 Dec. 26
NBA TV
Detroit vs. Dallas Dec. 6
Minnesota vs. Philadelphia Dec. 8
Portland vs. Minnesota Dec. 14
Utah vs. Philadelphia Dec. 20
Boston vs. San Antonio Dec. 26
Houston vs. Milwaukee Dec. 28
Minnesota vs. New York Dec. 29
NFL Network
Game of the Week I: Teams TBD Dec. 8
Game of the Week II: Teams TBD Dec. 9
Game of the Week I: Teams TBD Dec. 15
Game of the Week II: Teams TBD Dec. 16
Game of the Week I: Teams TBD Dec. 22
Game of the Week II: Teams TBD Dec. 23
Game of the Week I: Teams TBD Dec. 29
Game of the Week II: Teams TBD Dec. 30
TNT
Law & Order Dec. 6, 7,13, 17, 20, 21, 24, 27, 28, 29, 31
Wizard of Oz Dec. 8
NBA: San Antonio vs. Houston Dec. 9
Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Rings Dec. 10, 11, 12
Call Me Claus Dec. 14
Christmas in Washington 2004 Dec. 15
NBA: Cleveland vs. Detroit Dec. 16
Hard to Kill Dec. 18
Men in Black Dec. 19
Jack Frost Dec. 22
NBA: Minnesota vs. San Antonio Dec. 23
Ever After Dec. 25
Knight’s Tale Dec. 26
NBA: Miami vs. Detroit Dec. 30
Universal HD
Change of Habit Dec. 6, 23
No Man Is an Island Dec. 7
The Nelson Affair Dec. 8
Strange Bedfellows Dec. 9
D.C. Sniper Dec. 10
Tremors 3 Dec. 11
Child’s Play 2 Dec. 12
The Border Dec. 13
Last Remake of Beau Geste Dec. 14
How to Frame a Figg Dec. 15
Tell Them Willie Boy Is Here Dec. 16
Stealing Christmas Dec. 17, 20
12 Days of Christmas Eve Dec. 18, 22, 24
Hard Target Dec. 19
Wild & Wonderful Dec. 21
Beethoven’s 4th Dec. 25
Waterworld Dec. 26
Blindfold Dec. 27
Concorde Dec. 28
I Wanna Hold Your Hand Dec. 29
Ugly American Dec. 30
Return to the Cabin by the Lake Dec. 31
Cinemax
Big Fish Dec. 6, 16
Sphere Dec. 7
Matrix Revolutions Dec. 8
Matrix Reloaded Dec. 9, 24
Rainmaker Dec. 10
Bad Boys II Dec. 11, 29
Intolerable Cruelty Dec. 12, 22
Club Dread Dec. 13, 30
Sniper 2 Dec. 14
Runaway Jury Dec. 15
From Dusk Till Dawn Dec. 17
Cradle 2 the Grave Dec. 18
A League of Their Own Dec. 19
Torque Dec. 20
Stuck on You Dec. 21
Die Hard With a Vengeance Dec. 23
Patriot Games Dec. 25
National Security Dec. 26
You Got Served Dec. 27
Tad Hamilton Dec. 28
Devil’s Own Dec. 31
Home Box Office
Shattered Glass Dec. 6
Last Samurai Dec. 7, 20
Life and Death of Peter Sellers Dec. 8
Inside the NFL Dec. 9, 16, 23, 30
Reverse of the Curse of the Bambino Dec. 10, 22
Mystic River Dec. 11, 14
Sex and the City Dec. 12
Daredevil Dec. 13
Kangaroo Jack Dec. 15
Face Off Dec. 17
Chasing Liberty Dec. 18
Bend It Like Beckham Dec. 19
Catch That Kid Dec. 21
Love Actually Dec. 24
Welcome to Mooseport Dec. 24, 31
The Sopranos Dec. 26, 27, 28, 29
The Movie Channel
Stealing Time Dec. 6
Tough Luck Dec. 7
Karate Kid Dec. 8, 24
Possessed Dec. 9
Candyman Dec. 10
Abandon Dec. 11, 15
Mississippi Burning Dec. 12, 23
Rocky Dec. 13
Blown Away Dec. 14
Double Whammy Dec. 16
Crossing Guard Dec. 17
Rocky V Dec. 18
Dangerous Lives of Alter Boys Dec. 19
Bugsy Dec. 20, 26
Flatliners Dec. 21
Golden Child Dec. 22
Glory Dec. 25, 29
The Hours Dec. 27
Big Chill Dec. 28
Artworks Dec. 30
Dirty Rotten Scoundrels Dec. 31
Showtime
The Hunted Dec. 6, 28
How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days Dec. 7, 12, 24
Serving Sara Dec. 8
School of Rock Dec. 9, 25
Pulp Fiction Dec. 10, 27
Huff Dec. 11
Carry Me Home Dec. 13
Houseguest Dec. 14, 20
Spy Kids 2 Dec. 15
Die Another Day Dec. 16
Equilibrium Dec. 17
Monster Dec. 18
Bulletproof Monk Dec. 19, 23
Barbershop Dec. 21, 31
Dangerous Minds Dec. 22
Italian Job Dec. 26
Four Feathers Dec. 29
Legally Blonde 2 Dec. 30
Starz
Cop Land Dec. 8, 17
Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd Dec. 17
Gigli Dec. 20
Hollywood Homicide Dec. 17
Lord of the Rings: Return of the King Dec. 19
Maid in Manhattan Dec. 20
Missing Dec. 23
Mona Lisa Smile Dec. 6
Pulp Fiction Dec. 16
Radio Dec. 13, 21, 26, 30
Spawn Dec. 19
Encore
2 Fast 2 Furious Dec. 26, 30
Anger Management Dec. 20
Billy Bathgate Dec. 29
Cool Runnings Dec. 30
Cutting Edge Dec. 12, 20
Daddy Day Care Dec. 13, 17, 29
Friday After Next Dec. 9, 19
Horse Whisperer Dec. 21
In the Army Now Dec. 28
Operation Dumbo Drop Dec. 28
Ransom Dec. 15, 26
Red Dragon Dec. 10, 22
Tombstone Dec. 25
XXX Dec. 8, 19

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