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Sky News HD to launch on election night

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sky_logoIf you want to watch blotchy Cameron, bumbling Brown or that other guy in stunning high-definition while getting your news fix then you will be please to know that Sky News will be officially launching its new HD channel on May 6.

Sky News HD will kick off on election night with a brand new HD studio and graphics on Sky Channel 517 with its presenters Kay Burley, Jeremy Thompson, Eamonn Holmes and Dermot Murnaghan presenting the channel’s election night programme, Decision Time.

“We’ve made the news ourselves in 2010 by launching the first UK news service in HD with sharper pictures and enhanced services for HD viewers,” said Sky News head John Ryley.

“It’s an innovation which clearly defines Sky’s strengths, our passion and our restless pursuit to be first and to be the best. The detail of Sky News HD is stunning – I hope our viewers will enjoy the new experience.”

Sky have been busy of late increasing the number of HD channels it broadcasts with the aim of having around 50 such channels by the end of the year.