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This month's HBO freeview - is Cinemax included?

Discussion in 'DIRECTV Programming' started by Indiana627, Apr 6, 2011.

  1. Apr 6, 2011 #1 of 35
    Indiana627

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    Is Cinemax going to be included in the HBO freeview next weekend 4/15-4/18? Usually it is but want to make sure. Looking through the guide there's some good movies on it I'd like to record. Thanks.
     
  2. Apr 6, 2011 #2 of 35
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    I'm also curious at what hours these things are usually turned on and off as well if anyone knows or has a educated guess. For the same purposes.
     
  3. Apr 6, 2011 #3 of 35
    trh

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    I missed the announcement about this Free preview and I don't see it on DirecTV's web site.

    But to answer the other question, the previews normally start and end at 6AM. So Friday 6AM to Monday 6AM with the dates you listed.

    EDIT -- The HBO Free Preview is on Dish. So forget my "normal" start/end times above. I'm not familiar with how Dish does their Free previews.
     
  4. Apr 6, 2011 #4 of 35
    murry27409

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    Yes it will be included, according to the "Inside Directv, Mar/Apr 11" insert i received with my bill.

    HBO/Cinemax 4/15-4/18

    Also highlighted in the insert was an HD Extra Pack free trial 4/6-4/13, and MLB Extra Innings Free trial, 3/31-4/10
     
  5. Apr 6, 2011 #5 of 35
    Indiana627

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    Maybe E* has the freeview too, but it's also on D* next weekend.
    OK, thanks. I threw my Inside Directv out awhile ago.
     
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    Here is an extract which indicates the HBO FREE TRIAL will be available from Friday 4/15 to Monday 4/18 on Channels 501-509.
     
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    Both messages #6 and #7 indicate that this preview is only for HBO. The TV mail that I got from DirecTV earlier this week also just mentioned channels 501-509, which would be HBO only.

    I guess we'll see what happens next weekend...
     
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    on my D* online Statement it had this

    HBO & Cinemax Free Trial 4/15 - 4/18 on chls 501-511 & 515-517. The best in premium entertainment! Learn more at directv.com/hbo
     
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    I'm pretty sure "The Hills Have Thighs" isn't exclusive to Cinemax...just FYI :D
     
  12. Indiana627

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    Well that's good, though I got a TV Mail today that only mentioned HBO freeview for channels 501-511. My gut is telling me that Cinemax will be included.
     
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    Your gut is right. Check the back of "Inside DirecTV" March/April.
     
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    Check your TV mail. Cinemax freeview message just arrived here.
     
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    Yea, not long after I posted about the HBO TV mail, the Cinemax TV mail showed up last night. Case closed I guess.
     
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    Wonder if they will launch the new HBO and Max channels in the Preview
     
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    And the freeview has started.

    Note: HBO ON Demand is not included. I have already tried.
     
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    what a waste of programming, glad some of you see something to record, I sure don't.
     
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    Pickin's seem slim but not totally empty.
     

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