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Why is it that Kimmel looks mediocre and is in 4:3 on ABC HD yet Conan looks pretty darn good in 16:9 on NBC HD.

PS, viewing on 720p 50" plasma with DishNetwork Vip622 set to 720p over HDMI.

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Jimmy not HD

The reason for the difference is that Kimmel is not taped in HD. Hopefully soon ABC will spring for the bucks and buy HD cameras for Jimmy.

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thats really pathetic

I hate Kimmel with a passion, but I was flipping around and thought... damn, isn't this one of ABC's major players? Guess he's not.

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HD cameras cost some very BIG $$$$

Not all of CBS, NBC, ABC, FOX, etc production facilities are set up for HD yet. Because of this you will get upscaled DV video.
I have watch live football on ABC, NBC and CBS, ABCs use of 720p gives a better picture with less blurring during fast motion. John

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