I am not sure this is the forum for this, but this article points up the not-so-gradual loss of programming on the BUD.. "HBO and Cinemax Analog Signals Discontinued. C-band analog VideoCipher II Plus (VCII Plus) satellite TV feeds for HBO 2—East , HBO2—West, MoreMax--East and HBO Signature—East, that were on S4 (4DTV W4) channels 10, 12, 17 and 19 respectively, have stopped transmitting. The four services are still available via digital C-band 4DTV channels. HBO 2—East is on G1, 103. HBO2—West is on G1, 105. MoreMax--East is on G1, 127. HBO Signature—East is on G1, 106. A 4DTV satellite receiver or add-on 4DTV sidecar decoder and a subscription to a 4DTV programming package that offers 4DTV HBO and Cinemax channels is now required to tune in the digital C-band 4DTV feeds of HBO 2—East, HBO2—West, MoreMax--East and HBO Signature—East."