[mythtv-users] MythTV and the state of US HDTV
Michael T. Dean
mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Sun Feb 19 14:02:07 UTC 2006
On 02/18/2006 11:41 PM, Jay R. Ashworth wrote:
> Since we don't tune HDTV, let me qualify what I said, to better make
> the point I was trying to make: while many sitcoms may be filmed in
> 16:9, they're aired on the SD network feed in 4:3. The dramas, in
> general, tend to be the things that air in letterbox on SD.
Definitely true... Seems the US broadcasters assume that if you don't
have high def, you don't have widescreen. This is probably a
mostly-valid assumption--at least by the numbers.
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