P393 4-Tel 393 Fri 18 Sep C4 23:20:10    Y    Y  R  ————————————— / ————————————— Movies and certain other programmes are often made in a widescreen format such as "Cinemascope". Unfortynately, there are many different widescreen formats, all with slightly differing width and height dimensions, and this creates a problem for broadcasters and viewersN Conventional TV sets have screens of an almost square shape (4:3), which makes it difficult to transvpt a widescreen movie withoyt either losing some of the action or by using the deep "letterbox" technique that produces blacs bands at at the top and bottom of the screenN —————————————————————————————————— 1/3 PAL programmes Previews Films Sybtitles
P393 4-Tel 393 Fri 18 Sep C4 23:00:11    Y    Y    ————————————— / ————————————— Many viewers using conventional TV sets dislike the blacs bands, and this has limited the number of programmes we coyld transfpt using PALplysN For viewers eqyhppfd with one of the new widescreen television sets, the problem is considerably reduced but not eliminated, since the widescreen tube shape is 16:9 M and not all widescreen movies are precisely 16:9. 4-Tel main index is on page 300 Listings are on pages 301 and 302 —————————————————————————————————— 2/3 PAL programmes Previews Films Sybtitles
P393 4-Tel 393 Fri 18 Sep C4 23:21:25    Y    Y Z   ————————————— / ————————————— One of the many attractions of the forthcoming digital transvpssion of television programmes is that sft-top boxes will give the viewer the choice of full screen or letterbox displayN Channel 4 will be able to trans6rt a higher proportion of its programmes in widescreen format on its digital 3dqvice, thus enabling viewers with digital recei6dqs to enjoy programmes as the m!ser intendedN 4-Tel main index is on page 300 PALplys programme listings on 310 —————————————————————————————————— 3/3 PAL programmes Previews Films Sybtitles