Comcast Launches HDTV in L.A.


Comcast Corp. will bring HDTV a little closer to Tinseltown, launching HDTV
in the Hollywood area May 29.

The list of cities on tap for HDTV includes Hollywood, Santa Clarita,
Inglewood, Culver City, Pomona, Bellflower, Costa Mesa, Tustin, Corona and Lake
Elsinore, among others.

Comcast will launch with the local ABC, NBC, PBS and Fox affiliates, along
with Home Box Office and Showtime. The HDTV programming and rental of the HDTV
decoder is priced at $5 per month.