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TNT in HD to Air Hoops Playoffs, Auto Race

4/26/2004 9:14 AM Eastern

The National Basketball Association’s Western Conference Finals and the 2004 National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing Nextel Cup SeriesChevy Rock and Roll 400 are coming to Turner Network Television’s TNT in HD.

The Western Conference Finals, which are scheduled to begin May 19 or 21, will mark the first NBA postseason telecasts in HD. Turner Sports presented the past two NBA All-Star Games in HD.

The Chevy Rock and Roll 400, airing from Richmond, Va., at 7 p.m. (EST) Sept. 11, will determine the final field competing for the 2004 NASCAR Nextel Cup Series Championship.

TNT in HD is broadcast in 1080i (interlaced) 24 hours a day, with all content in native HD or upconverted to HD, including commercials.

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