Woodbury, NY – August 24, 2004 – VOOM, the nation's most comprehensive high-definition satellite television service has announced that HDNews will offer complete political coverage of the Republican National Convention as they did with the Democratic National Convention. Programming will include reports from the convention floor, as well as all the news that breaks surrounding the GOP event. In addition, a dedicated 24-hour Convention Channel on VOOM will provide viewers with uninterrupted live coverage each night, to be replayed throughout the day. The Republican National Convention takes place August 30 to September 2 in New York.
Will J. Wright, General Manager for VOOM HDNews says, "We're looking forward to bringing our viewers incredible 'first person' around-the-clock coverage, which was the first in HD for the DNC, and now we are offering the same complete and unfiltered coverage of the RNC. "
HDNews is one of the VOOM HD Originals, created by Rainbow Media Holdings, the programming subsidiary of Cablevision Systems Corporation. The VOOM HD Originals are available exclusively on VOOM, the first television service to provide a comprehensive array of high-definition HD programming to customers throughout the continental United States. Customers can also purchase the service by calling 1-800-GET-VOOM or by visiting www.voom.com.