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Does anyone watch the Movie Channel?


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#1 OFFLINE   igator99

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Posted 01 February 2009 - 01:42 PM

That has to be the most worthless movie premium or is it just me?

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#2 OFFLINE   dcowboy7

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Posted 01 February 2009 - 01:42 PM

nope.

#3 OFFLINE   davring

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Posted 01 February 2009 - 01:43 PM

Since it is part of Showtime, I do on occasion.
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#4 OFFLINE   Fontano

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Posted 01 February 2009 - 01:56 PM

To each their own.

Looking at the list of upcommng movies on the channel, I just setup 6 recordings.

It isn't one of our regular stops for movies, we usually find something earlier in the list, before getting that far.

#5 OFFLINE   JLucPicard

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Posted 01 February 2009 - 02:04 PM

I always figured that since TMC is part of the Showtime "suite", that it was ok.

What I always found was worthless was Cinemax.

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Posted 01 February 2009 - 02:08 PM

To be fair, I only regularly watch 3 or 4 of all the movie channels in the Premium pack. I cannot single out one particular channel when I don't watch 27 more movie channels either. They don't offer ala carte at a reasonable rate, so we get all or nothing. Same thing with the phone company. To get 3 services, it is cheaper to get all of them. Even though I will never use most of them.

#7 OFFLINE   davring

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Posted 01 February 2009 - 02:09 PM

Cinemax should be part of the HBO package like TMC is part of Showtimes. MAX gets interesting on Saturday nights:)
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Posted 01 February 2009 - 03:23 PM

I do, sometimes.
If you stop responding to them or put them on ignore, then eventually they'll go away.

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Posted 01 February 2009 - 03:36 PM

Cinemax should be part of the HBO package like TMC is part of Showtimes. MAX gets interesting on Saturday nights:)


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Posted 01 February 2009 - 11:12 PM

I honestly don't even look at the channels.. if there's a movie on in the guide, I just check to see if it's in HD. Ha, man, I'm spoiled with the HD.

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Posted 01 February 2009 - 11:18 PM

I seem to record then watch all the premium movie channels from time to time. (yes, even the Encore channels in SD--but only if its a movie I really want to watch.)

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Posted 01 February 2009 - 11:36 PM

I seem to record then watch all the premium movie channels from time to time. (yes, even the Encore channels in SD--but only if its a movie I really want to watch.)

Cheers,
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I notice in Access Direct TV Magazine, they list movies on Encore as being in HD. I wonder if & when this will happen.

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Posted 02 February 2009 - 06:28 AM

I seldom know the source of a recorded movie.

I'm sure some of them must come from the Movie Channel.

As far as "most useless," well, one of them has to be the "most useless," right?

Equipment includes a buncha stuff that I no longer have interest in detailing


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Posted 02 February 2009 - 10:30 AM

I notice in Access Direct TV Magazine, they list movies on Encore as being in HD. I wonder if & when this will happen.


Happens all of the time. i watch hd movies on Encorehd all of the time.
Do you get encorehd?

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Posted 02 February 2009 - 10:49 AM

Happens all of the time. i watch hd movies on Encorehd all of the time.
Do you get encorehd?


He's commenting on the fact that the DirecTV magazine lists HD movies on Encore, when so far DirecTV only offers the SD version.

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Posted 02 February 2009 - 12:11 PM

That has to be the most worthless movie premium or is it just me?


Nope, I have never watched it, even during freeviews.
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Posted 02 February 2009 - 01:09 PM

I get the west coast feed free I do not know why I don't
subscribe to Showtime.

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Posted 02 February 2009 - 01:38 PM

The only two shows they've had recently that are of any value to me are Dexter and Penn & Teller.

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Posted 02 February 2009 - 11:53 PM

I get the west coast feed free I do not know why I don't
subscribe to Showtime.


With dish 250 package you get tmc west, encore west plus a few other encores.
http://www.dishnetwo...aspx?pack=AT250

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Posted 02 February 2009 - 11:55 PM

He's commenting on the fact that the DirecTV magazine lists HD movies on Encore, when so far DirecTV only offers the SD version.


Oh sorry.
Sort of dumb for a directv magazine to have listings for shows/channels they dont carry:confused:




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