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All four major U.S. networks now selling HD shows on iTunes

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By Charles Starrett

Contributing Editor
Published: Thursday, October 16, 2008
News Categories: iTunes

Apple today announced that all four major U.S. networks are now selling primetime TV shows in HD on the iTunes Store. The store first began selling HD TV shows from ABC, NBC, and CBS, Fox has since begun offering its programming in HD. Additionally, Apple states that the iTunes Store is now the world’s largest online TV store with over 200 million TV episodes sold, including more than one million HD episodes since the launch of HD TV on September 9.

“We’ve got an incredible Fall 2008 TV lineup with over 70 primetime comedies and dramas, including many of the most popular shows on TV in stunning HD,” said Eddy Cue, Apple’s vice president of Internet Services. “With over 200 million episodes sold, iTunes customers have proven they love watching television on their computer, iPod, iPhone and TV with Apple TV.”

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