An hdtv wtih sd transmission?

ok so i just bought this 52 inch samsung with 120hz and 25:000 contrast ratio.i ordered my hd reciever and it will be coming but right now i am using the standard definition programing and it looks worse then on my 37inch toshiba tube tv which is like 7 years old i called samsung and they said it happens because... show more ok so i just bought this 52 inch samsung with 120hz and 25:000 contrast ratio.i ordered my hd reciever and it will be coming but right now i am using the standard definition programing and it looks worse then on my 37inch toshiba tube tv which is like 7 years old i called samsung and they said it happens because its hard for the tv to take the low resolution from the reciever and because it is a bigger screen it wont look the best with standard definition but with hd it will look amazing is that true and usually do hdtv's look bad on standard definition transmission because i was shocked that my old toshiba looks better with sd
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