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DISH Network First to Air Oprah Winfrey Network in HD

See Oprah in all her HD goodness !

DISH Network recently announced that OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network, which the company introduced earlier this year in standard definition, will be available beginning this today (03/03/11) in high definition on Ch. 189 to DISH Network customers who subscribe to the America’s Top 200 programming package or above.

“As the nation’s leader in HD channels, DISH Network is proud to be the first to offer OWN – one of the most anticipated channels launched this year – nationwide in crystal clear high definition,” said Dave Shull, senior vice president of Programming for DISH Network. “What’s more, DISH Network is the only TV company that gives our customers free HD programming for life, meaning that Oprah fans won’t pay a penny more for the high definition broadcast of the channel that entertains, informs and inspires viewers to live their best lives.”

“We are thrilled that DISH Network is making OWN available in HD,” said Allan Singer, EVP, distribution & strategy, OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network. “Many viewers have contacted us eager to watch OWN in HD, and now with the help of DISH Network, we are able to fulfill their request and continue serving our audience.”

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