Monsters HD was the "first, and only uncut and commercial-free, all-monster-movie channel in high definition." The 24-hours-a-day, seven-days-a-week, linear horror and creature feature network launched on October 1, 2003 in the United States and premiered exclusively on the Voom DTH satellite platform, owned by Cablevision. The home theatre webzine, Widescreen Review, alluded to Voom's Monsters HD as having "the largest collection of HD Horror films" when Echostar's Dish Network picked up Rainbow Media's Voom Suite of High Definition Channels. Rainbow Media's AMC Network and its annual October "Monsterfest" (now known as "Fear Fest") programming of horror films served as the springboard and promotional platform for the launch of Monsters HD. Monsters HD commissioned the digital restoration of its film library, bringing them to high definition, and presented world television premieres of films like the Director's Cut of the Stuart Gordon film version of H.P. Lovecraft's From Beyond.
Read more about Monsters HD: High Definition Horror: Restoration and Remastering, Film Acquisitions, Programming and Scheduling: Zombiethons To Killer Toy Stories, Original Productions: Monsterama, Gruesome Twosomes & Tales From The Crypt, Promotional Campaigns: "It's Alive!" and "See The Good Parts", Branding and Marketing: 1950s Horror Comics & Bernie Wrightson, Merchandising: Monsters HD Action Figures and DVDs, Litigation: Voom HD Networks Vs Echostar Satellite
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... Voom Satellite Service in 2005 to Echostar Communications for Dish Network, Monsters HD ran on the satellite provider as part of a Rainbow Media distribution deal of Voom channels ... obligations with Rainbow's Voom programming expenditures, Dish removed Monsters HD and the balance of the Voom channels in 2008, which, in turn, resulted in a $2.4 billion ... Petitions were formed to save the Monsters HD channel as it continued to air on Cablevision systems, but were unsuccessful with Monsters HD and the rest of the Voom channels ceasing ...
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