Commercial channels haven't been falling over themselves to push out new digital channels, and the ones we do know about, like Ten's ONE sports channel, can seem a bit confusing, but we're slowly getting a clearer picture of what the big three will offer. Lara Sinclair at the Australian reports that Nine's much-delayed digital channel will feature a mixture of old TV repeats and some lifestyle programs — a bit like a hybrid between TV1 and the Lifestyle Channel, basically. There may also be some time-shifting (repeats of programs shown earlier on the main channel), but not to a great degree. The downside of that formula is the likelihood that there'll be little or no original programming on the channel.
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