Linear SD Services

Search HITS SD Services alphabetically or by Multiplex, Service Name or Programming Group. Click on a service below to get more information and programmer contact information. 

 

QSD 01
AMC-18 | 2C | L-Band | 1410 H

Launched: Nov. 1, 1996 with 1.5 million subscribers. Subscribers: Over 50 million homes full-time; 16 million part-time. Viewership Growth: Experienced 22 consecutive months of year-to-year growth in household impressions. Immediacy: ESPNEWS, the only 24-hour sports news network, has established itself as an immediate source of sports news and information. Philosophy: merge ESPN's on-air and online entities to present the ultimate interactive sports news outlet. Re-launch: On Sept. 7, 2001, ESPNEWS re-launched with new elements including enhanced interactive features, graphics and a television first - highlights combined with box scores and shot charts. Programming: The Hot List, 4 Qtrs, NFL Monday Quarterback, NFL Blitz, The Pulse, College Coaches' Spotlight, ESPNEWS Post-Game Extra, press conferences.

Contact Information:
  • Name: 
    General Sales Information
    Phone: 
    860-766-4430
  • Name: 
    Technical Information
    Phone: 
    888-564-2539

QSD 02
AMC-18 | 2C | L-Band | 1410 H

Esquire Network brings the iconic men's brand to television with programming that explores and celebrates the interests, passions and aspirations of men today. Championing intelligence, wit and style, the network reflects a wide range of pursuits with male appeal, including: gaming, gear, entertainment, food, fashion, women, humor, travel, competition, danger and more.

Contact Information:
  • Name: 
    Affiliate Operations
    Phone: 
    866-787-6228 or 201-735-3700
    Email: 
    Affiliate.operations@nbcuni.com

QSD 04
AMC-18 | 5C | L-Band | 1350 V

Programming Philosophy: devoted to highlighting and celebrating the timeless events, personalities, moments and stories comprising the heritage of sports. As a curator of sports history, ESPN Classic connects the past with the present-day sports landscape, providing sports fans with perspective, context and relevancy. Programming Lineup: Includes a combination of live and classic sporting events; original entertainment series such as Cheap Seats, Who's #1? and Top 5 Reasons You Can't Blame; Reel Classics, a weekly sports movie series; and documentary programming, including the Emmy and Peabody Award-winning SportsCentury. Programming relates to MLB, NBA, NFL, NHL, NASCAR, boxing (including the ESPN Big Fights Library), tennis, golf, college football and basketball.

Contact Information:
  • Name: 
    General Sales Information
    Phone: 
    860-766-4430
  • Name: 
    Technical Information
    Phone: 
    888-564-2539

QSD 05
AMC-18 | 14C | L-Band | 1170 H

Launched: October 1, 1993 in 10 million households. Households: Over 90 million households. Programming Hours: more than 4,800 live and/or original hours of sports programming annually featuring MLB, NBA, college football and basketball, golf, tennis, auto racing and more. Cold Pizza, the network's two-hour morning show, combines sports with pop culture and lifestyle features. Quite Frankly, hosted by Stephen A. Smith, debuted in August 2005. A simulcast of ESPN Radio's Mike & Mike in the Morning began July 2005. Rapid Growth: ESPN2, launched Oct. 1, 1993, reached 50, 60, 65, 70, 75 and 80 million homes faster than any network previously. Penetration: ESPN2 is now available in 96% of ESPN households.

Contact Information:
  • Name: 
    General Sales Information
    Phone: 
    860-766-4430
  • Name: 
    Technical Information
    Phone: 
    888-564-2539

QSD 12
AMC-18 | 8C | L-Band | 1290 H

E! Entertainment

Contact Information:
  • Name: 
    Affiliate Operations
    Phone: 
    866-787-6228 or 201-735-3700
    Email: 
    Affiliate.operations@nbcuni.com

EWTN Global Catholic Network is the largest Catholic media network in the world offering commercial-free, family-oriented television programming. Through a variety of programming genres, ranging from LIVE call-in talk shows, news, Church events, documentaries, musical concerts, teaching series, children's shows, and daily Mass & devotionals, EWTN offers its viewers the spiritual and cultural wealth of the Catholic Church, in all its richness and variety.

Contact Information:
  • Name: 
    Mike Mishol - Corporate Accounts Manager
    Phone: 
    413-567-0026

QSD 14
AMC-18 | 13C | L-Band | 1190 V

A revenue-generating, next generation home shopping service leveraging its traditional home shopping network to capitalize on the convergence of television, the computer, and commerce. The service uses on-air personalities to market and promote brand name and private label lifestyle products at competitive prices.