TV

Using comedy to deal with the digital switchover

The first phase of the digital TV switchover started last night in the United States. While very few channels turned off their analog feed at this point, consumers must prepare themselves for the transition between March 14 and June 12. Here's a sketch that gives tips on how to make this transition smoothly.
February 18, 2009

The first phase of the digital TV switchover started last night in the United States. While very few channels turned off their analog feed at this point, consumers must prepare themselves for the transition between March 14 and June 12. Here’s a sketch that gives tips on how to make this transition smoothly.

About The Author
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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