Raycom Sports and Lincoln Financial Sports Will Produce 2007 ACC Men's Basketball Tournament in High Definition
Feb. 9, 2007
Charlotte, N.C. - Raycom Sports and Lincoln Financial Sports will produce the syndicated broadcasts of the 2007 ACC Basketball Tournament in high definition, it was announced today. The syndicated telecasts will be available to the R/LF network of local affiliates. R/LF has conducted extensive testing with a live syndicated HD signal.
"Raycom Sports and Lincoln Financial Sports are very excited to offer syndicated telecasts of ACC basketball in high definition for the first time," stated Ken Haines, President and CEO of Raycom Sports. "Most local affiliates have not been able to rebroadcast syndicated HD programming. What has changed dramatically over the past year is the introduction of syndicated programming, such as Wheel of Fortune and Jeopardy."
"We have done exhaustive research on production and syndication of high definition regional telecasts," said Ed Hull, President of Lincoln Financial Sports. "More local stations are now able to receive and, most importantly, rebroadcast HD-syndicated programming."
Raycom Sports and Lincoln Financial Sports, in a unique partnership, have been the rightsholders of ACC men's basketball since 1982. In addition, the partnership now includes syndicated football telecasts.
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