The state capital of Florida is Tallahassee. It was named by Spanish Ponce de Leon who arrived in search for the mythical "fountain of youth. " Florida is known for its agriculture and tourism industries. Its agricultural products include oranges, grapefruit and other citrus fruits, potatoes, melons, strawberries, sugar cane, peanuts, dairy products and cattle. Major tourist destinations include Miami Beach, Palm Beach, St. Augustine, Daytona Beach, Key West and Orlando. Florida is home to the NASA Kennedy Space Center and Disney World. Famous residents include actor Burt Reynolds (Deliverance, Smokey and the Bandit), Charles and John who are circus entrepreneurs known as the Ringling Brothers, singer Jim Morrison, and actor Johnny Depp (Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, Edward Scissorhands).
State Capital: Tallahassee
Largest Cities: Jacksonville, Tampa, Miami, Orlando, St Petersburg, Ft Lauderdale, Ft Myers
Governor: Rick Scott
Signing up for Bright House Cable TV means more than just getting a wire plugged into the back of your TV. It means you’ll have access to Sun Sports and the FOX Sports Regional Network, so you can watch sports teams like the Tampa Bay Rays, Orlando Magic and Tampa Bay Lightning.
And for fans of other teams and other sports, they have a ton of great sports networks to choose from, including the Bright House Sports Network, ESPN, ESPNU, Golf Channel, MLB Network, NBA TV, SPEED and Versus.
With Bright House Digital TV, you don’t have to get your news a day late by reading local newspapers like The St. Pete Times, The Tampa Tribune and The Orlando Sentinel. Watch some of the most popular news programs on cable, with channels like CNBC, CNN, CNN Headline News, FOX News Channel, MSNBC and The Weather Channel.
And don’t forget about all of the local affiliates of major networks you'll get, like the ABC, CBS, FOX, and NBC channels. In the St. Petersburg-Tampa area, those stations are WFLA (NBC 8), WFTS (ABC 28), WTSP (CBS 10) and WTVT (FOX 13). In Orlando, those major networks are on the following local stations: WESH (NBC 2), WFTV (ABC 9), WKMG (CBS 6) and WOFL (FOX 35). Central Florida is full of great places for entertainment, like Walt Disney World, EPCOT Center, Disney Studios, Busch Gardens, Sea World and Lego Land. And Bright House TV brings great entertainment to your television, with cable networks like Cartoon Network, Comedy Central, The Disney Channel, Disney XD, E! Entertainment Television, MTV, Nickelodeon and VH-1.
Bright House subscribers are also able to watch full length movies and TV shows at the Video Store after buying or renting them through their computer. You can download thousands of different movies produced by some of the best cable networks and some of the biggest Hollywood studios.
With the large number of high schools, colleges and universities in the area, it’s obvious that education is important in Central Florida. The area has thousands of college students, enrolled in colleges like USF (University of South Florida), UCF (University of Central Florida), University of Tampa, New College of Florida in Sarasota, University of Florida, Hillsborough Community College, Polk State College, Santa Fe College, St. Petersburg College and Valencia College. With that many people interested in education, the choice selection of educational and informational channels with Bright House Digital TV are impressive, including channels like A&E, Animal Planet, Discovery Channel, Food Network, HGTV, History Channel, National Geographic Channel, OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network, Travel Channel, TLC (The Learning Channel) and truTV.
And with Disney Studios and Universal Studios in the Orlando area, it's obvious that movies are important to the locals. Some of the non-premium cable movie channels include American Movie Classics (AMC), Independent Film Channel (IFC), Lifetime Movie Network, Turner Classic Movies and Sundance. Of course, there are always a ton of Bright House premium channels that users could subscribe to, including several versions of HBO, Cinemax, Showtime, Starz and The Movie Channel.
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