Conan in wide-screen now?

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  1. Eddy-C

    Eddy-C Supporting Actor

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    I'm watching Conan and its in widescreen, my friend who I'm talking to has it in wide too. Is this permanent?
     
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    Yep if you were just watching he got very detailed [​IMG] Maybe it will open up people's eyes who still want "full screen"
     
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    My friend doesn't want it in widescreen [​IMG] she hates the black bars and just turned the channel.
     
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    It's because Conan went HD today.



    Tell her to get an HD ready set then.
     
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    She said she doesn't want a hd set even though she can afford it and just bought herself a flat screen. I don't get her, she's weird. I told her in a few years, all new tv will be in wide and she said she'll just stop watching then.[​IMG]
     
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    There's no helping the ignorent.

    I believe it's called Darwinism.
     
  7. Rich Malloy

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    This must mean... Conan's in HD now!!! I haven't managed to stay up all week, but I'll be there tonight. [​IMG]
     
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    Let me guess, she spends her money on VHS tapes?
     
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    it was pretty hilarious the way he talked about it, with the him blacking out the "old" areas and exposing only the new sides, and his face leaning out to them [​IMG]

    he first brought it up by saying 'for the first time we're broadcasting in 16 by 9... all you star wars fans out there will know what i mean by that'
     
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    Yeah Conan playing around with the wide spaces was hilarious.

    I seriously doubt the show will be broadcast letterboxed from now one. Althought it was nice seeing the WHOLE 16x9 image being used for the interviews.
     
  11. Joseph DeMartino

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    They had to find some way to fit his entire head on-screen. [​IMG]

    Joe
     
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    They went in the wrong direction then. [​IMG]
     
  13. Paul_Stachniak

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    Oh, snap!
     
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    over at avs they have been talking about it for months.

    here
     
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    There's no helping the ignorent.




    were you being Ironik?
     
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    Very cool, it's about time. My fave late night show!
     
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    Started last night and looked great. Not quite the look of Leno(glossy) but still quite good if not excellent.
     
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    Its better they start forcing letterboxing on 4:3 TV folk, if only because it will allow shows like CSI and 24 to forget shooting stuff 4x3 safe and using the whole 16:9 frame.
     
  19. Shane Martin

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    Paul,
    That's why there is a good buzz about this and why people at AVS are emailing Conan and them to let them know how much they appreciate that.
     
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    More shows need Pamela Anderson dancing [​IMG]
     

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