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VOOM HD Grows On Dish

1/05/2006 02:00:00 AM Eastern

EchoStar's Dish Network will announce at International CES that it will carry an expanded lineup of 15 VOOM high definition channels from Rainbow Media.

The VOOM channels carried by Dish will include the following:

  • HDNews: a 24/7 national news service in high definition, with national news, sports and weather.

  • Equator HD: a travel channel featuring sights and sounds from the environment and cultures of distant locations.

  • Rave HD: a music channel offering HD concerts in 5.1 Dolby Digital surround sound.

  • Gameplay HD: a new entry devoted to video games, with live tournament coverage, news and tips.

  • Rush HD: a channel devoted to extreme adventure sports coverage, from B.A.S.E. jumping and kayaking to big-wave surfing.

  • Worldsport HD: a new entry devoted to top sporting events from around the globe.

  • Animania HD: a channel covering animation from groundbreaking new series and specials to cartoon classics remastered into HD.

  • Treasure HD: a new entry devoted to treasure hunting, featuring exclusive live coverage of sales from the world's preeminent auction houses.

  • Gallery HD: a channel dedicated to visual art and the artistic process.

  • Ultra HD: a channel devoted to fashion, beauty and style.

  • Family Room HD: a new entry featuring movies, series and specials suitable for all ages.

  • World Cinema HD: a new entry offering the best HD movie imports.

  • Film Fest HD: a new entry offering restored classics, sleeper hits, retro favorites and midnight cult movies, all remastered into high definition.

  • Kung Fu HD: a new entry devoted to movies and features involving the martial arts.

  • Monsters HD: a channel devoted to monster movies.

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