20 cable channels set to debut when Comcast takes over

Twenty
channels, including five high-definition channels, will join the cable lineup
when Comcast officially takes over for Time Warner-Houston on Tuesday.

Mailers
were expected to go out today to all current TW subscribers announcing the new
lineup, which shows renamed tiers and new channel groupings but keeps pricing
the same.

The
high-definition channels being added are:

ESPN2 HD.
High-def version of the sports and information channel.

MHD. Music
High Definition, which Tony Speller, senior vice president for Comcast’s

Houston region describes
as “a combination MTV, VH1 and Country Music Television.”

Versus/Golf
HD. Two sports networks sharing the same channel number. Versus offers hockey,
rodeo and other sports.

Starz HD.
Movie channel available to Starz subscribers only.

Cinemax
HD. Movie channel available to Cinemax subscribers only.
Houston Chronicle