Time Warner Cable introduces rural-centered station
June 10, 2009
BUFFALO — Time Warner Cable, the second-largest cable operator in the U.S., today announced that it has launched RFD channel in HD on channel 793. This new HD channel is the nation’s first 24-hour network dedicated to serving the needs and interests of rural America and agriculture. RFD HD features programs on the horse industry, agricultural news, livestock auctions and traditional and ethnic music. Special events and programming include Imus in the Morning, the Marty Stuart Show, Ralph Emery Live, Hee Haw and Crook & Chase. The RFD HD channel joins a growing lineup of high-definition programming in the WNY Division. Presently, Time Warner Cable has 74 HD channels, 48 provided to digital customers free of charge. “We’re pleased to offer RFD in HD, this addition continues to expand our growing HD content as well as the variety of programming that we offer our customers,” said Terence Rafferty, Regional Vice President of Operations, Time Warner Cable, WNY Division.
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