Charter cable does major channel switch

August 21, 2009 

Charter Communications is adding to and reshuffling its lineup of television channels.

The changes are scheduled to start Tuesday. They will affect Charter customers in the city of Beaufort, Beaufort County, Port Royal, Parris Island and Callawassie Island.

The company plans to add four high-definition channels -- USA HD, Golf HD, Versus HD and TMC HDTV-East.

Many channels will also be moving so they can be grouped together by genre, changes the company says are intended to make "channel surfing" easier.

The company also will add HD On Demand service, which allows viewers to watch movies and other programming at any time they choose.

Rates will not change.

Because The Beaufort Gazette received late notice of the change, the channel numbers for some Charter stations will be incorrect in the listing on Page 2 of its "TV Week" published this Sunday. Those listings are provided by a vendor, which needs time to make the changes.

For the same reason, Charter channel numbers for the grids published in the Tuesday and Wednesday papers also will be incorrect. The Gazette hopes to have updated information in time for Thursday's paper.

The listings should be correct in issues of "TV Week" starting Aug. 30.

Up-to-date channel lineups are available at charter.com or on Charter channel 97.

Details: 888-GET CHARTER.

Beginning Tuesday, the following channels will move to the listed locations. (Channels that are not new or that are not changing are not listed):

BASIC

WTOC-DT2 - CBS Weather 135

Univision 200

WSAV-DT - NBC 703

WCIV-DT - ABC 704

WJWJ-DT - PBS 708

WTOC-DT - CBS 711

EXPANDED BASIC

Lifetime 26

The Learning Channel 27

TBS 28

TNT 29

USA 30

fx 31

ESPN 32

ESPN2 33

Fox Sports Net South 34

SportSouth 35

Charter Sports Southeast 36

Golf Channel 37

Versus 38

Speed Channel 39

CNBC 41

MSNBC 42

CNN 43

CNN Headline News 44

History 46

TruTV 47

A&E 48

The Discovery Channel 49

National Geographic 50

Travel Channel 51

Food Network 52

HGTV/Home and Garden Television 53

Animal Planet 54

ABC Family 55

The Disney Channel 56

Nickelodeon-East 57

Cartoon Network 58

TV Land 59

AMC 60

Turner Classic Movies 61

Hallmark Channel 62

Oxygen 63

Bravo - East 64

Syfy 65

Spike TV 66

Comedy Central 67

MTV 68

VH-1 70

CMT 71

Women's Entertainment 73

Style 74

E! 75

G4 143

Animal Planet HD 729

The Learning Channel HD 748

History Channel HD 766

A&E HD 773

Discovery HD 779

TNT - HD 781

USA HD 782

ESPN HD 808

ESPN2 HD 809

Golf HD 823

Versus HD 825

DIGITAL VIEW

Noggin 113

The

•114

Nickelodeon Too-West 115

Disney XD 117

Fox Business Network 132

Bloomberg 133

American Life TV 149

Do It Yourself 151

Soap Net 158

Lifetime Movie Network 168

MTV2 177

MTV Jams 178

VH-1 Soul 179

BET J 180

VH-1 Classic 182

CMT Pure Country 183

mtvU 186

CNN International 192

ESPNews 300

ESPN Classic 301

DIGITAL VIEW PLUS

Boomerang 118

Discovery Kids 119

Biography 123

The Science Channel 125

Investigation Discovery 126

Discovery Health 127

Military Channel 128

ABC News Now 134

Planet Green 152

Fine Living 153

Sundance-East 169

Independent Film Channel 170

BBC America 193

History Channel International 194

ESPN U 302

The Tennis Channel 312

NHL Network 321

LATINO VIEW

Telefutura 202

Telemundo 203

History Channel Espanol 207

CNN en Espanol 208

Discovery Familia 211

La Familia 212

ESPN Deportes 215

Video Rola 221

TV Colombia (Olympusat) 229

SHOWTIME/TMC

Showtime-East 400

Showtime Too-East 401

Showtime Showcase-East 402

Showtime Beyond-East 403

Showtime Extreme-East 404

The Movie Channel-East 408

TMC Xtra-East 409

Showtime HDTV-East 897

TMC HDTV-East 898

STARZ/ENCORE

Encore-East 420

Encore Action-East 421

Encore Love-East 422

Encore Westerns-East 423

Encore Mystery-East 424

Encore Drama-East 425

Starz-East 530

Starz in Black-East 532

Starz Cinema-East 533

Starz Kids and Family-East 535

Starz HDTV-East 899

PREMIUM

HBO/CINEMAX

HBO-East 500

HBO 2-East 501

HBO Signature-East 502

HBO Family-East 503

HBO Latino-East 506

Cinemax-East 515

More Max-East 516

Action Max-East 517

HBO HDTV-East~ 895

Cinemax HDTV-East~ 896

HD ULTRA

Universal HD 777

HD Theater 778

HDNet 857

HDNet Movies 858

Palladia 873

CHARTER PAY-PER-VIEW

NHL Center Ice/MLB Extra Innings 361-374

iN DEMAND Previews-PPV 950

iN DEMAND Events & Movies 1-7 951-957

Penthouse TV 960

TEN 961

Sexsee 962

Vavoom 963

Real 964

Juicy 965

Playboy TV en Espanol 966

Playboy 967

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