TEN HD Simulcast Now On Channel 13
Published: 02 March 2016
Network Ten has redefined how audiences watch their favourite shows on TEN with Channel 13, a free-to-air high definition (HD) simulcast of its primary channel, which launched at 3pm AEDT on Wednesday 2 March.
Using the very latest in HD technology, TEN HD on Channel 13 is broadcasting TEN’s premium sporting events in vivid detail. Coverage began with the eagerly anticipated first leg of the 2016 V8 Supercars calendar – the Clipsal 500 in Adelaide, and now moves onto Melbourne for the 2016 Formula 1® Rolex Australian Grand Prix from Friday 18 March to Sunday 20 March.
TEN HD on Channel 13 will also simulcast the brand new content coming to TEN over the next few months, including Long Lost Family, All Star Family Feud and The People V. O.J. Simpson, as well as new seasons of returning local hits such as MasterChef Australia, Offspring, Shark Tank, Gogglebox, Bondi Rescue, Territory Cops and Have You Been Paying Attention?.
The dedicated HD channel will transform the audience experience, providing a crystal-clear picture and sharp, stunning images.
Network Ten Chief Executive Officer, Paul Anderson, said: “Nothing beats watching HD on the big screen at home and we are excited to showcase our sporting and general entertainment content in the highest possible quality.
“There has been a clear, growing demand from our audiences for HD and I’m delighted that recent changes to legislation have allowed us to bring all the excitement of HD to TEN for the first time.
“Network Ten is a clear leader in innovation across television and digital media. Our investment in this area is an important next step in our mission to deliver the very best viewing experience for our audiences,” he said.
TEN HD on Channel 13 joins Network Ten’s three free-to-air television channels – TEN, ELEVEN and ONE – in Australia’s five metropolitan markets of Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth.
Network Ten has established a toll-free help line (1800 783 117) to assist people connect.Viewers without an HD television will still be able to watch TEN on Channel 10 via a simulcast standard definition broadcast.