I can't say I'm surprised, as it seemed like a pretty pointless addition to the channels, and rarely had much stock on board,and it obviously cost money to run, so good desicion imo. I've noticed now that PD and BID now seem to be one and the same stock wise, although they're showing different things on the screen. Perhaps it's time for them to go down to one single channel and make their mind up how it's going to be run, at the moment it's a bit of a confusing mess!
Maybe use the defunct channel to launch bid HD. I am sure they have enough Vivitar HD camcorders knocking around which as we all know are better than the 40K Cannon broadcast cameras ;-)