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DIRECTV HD Channel Anticipation (Official Q3-12 Thread)


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#1641 OFFLINE   tonyd79

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Posted 08 August 2012 - 12:56 PM

We want xxx, DirecTV sucks to not have xxx, man if they only had xxx.


Funny, usually XXX drives the technology. VHS tapes won partly because of XXX. The internet thrives because of XXX.

Oh, wait, you meant it just as "fill in the name."

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#1642 OFFLINE   inkahauts

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Posted 08 August 2012 - 01:00 PM

Ion only carries one first run series I am aware of and that's flashpoint and the new and final season doesn't start till next year I believe.

#1643 OFFLINE   Santi360HD

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Posted 08 August 2012 - 01:13 PM

Sixto...you're famous now!!

http://www.tvpredict...rectv080812.htm

However, this morning, "Sixto," a frequent DBSTalk poster who has access to DIRECTV's test signals, says the satcaster is now testing five HD channels

#1644 OFFLINE   ep1974

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Posted 08 August 2012 - 01:18 PM

This may be true but it is a bad assumption. Gol TV is also on 426, and we don't know if they are just replacing it in the 600 range or completely.


Maybe Sixto would know??

#1645 OFFLINE   trdrjeff

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Posted 08 August 2012 - 01:19 PM

Excellent! That leaves just one channel on my Would Really Like in HD list:

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#1646 OFFLINE   ep1974

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Posted 08 August 2012 - 01:23 PM

This is a funny thread ... I really do chuckle at times ...

We want xxx, DirecTV sucks to not have xxx, man if they only had xxx.

xxx gets announced.

That is great, but we really need yyy, DirecTV sucks to not have yyy, man if only yyy was added instead of xxx.

yyy gets announced ...

That's great, but we really need ... :)

Most people should be very impressed and satisfied with the 2012 additions, steady progress, certainly shows that they're listening and expanding.


Well said. Couldn't agree more with you. And BTW, thanks for all of your updates for us.

#1647 OFFLINE   R0am3r

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Posted 08 August 2012 - 01:26 PM

Five new channels? Now that is a festivus


I am pulling out my Festivus pole right now!

#1648 OFFLINE   Curtis0620

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Posted 08 August 2012 - 01:39 PM

I am pulling out my Festivus pole right now!


You can get arrested for that. :D

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Posted 08 August 2012 - 01:45 PM

Turner Classic Movies HD, BBC America HD, and more soccer on beIn Sport HD....thank you Directv! :)

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Posted 08 August 2012 - 01:50 PM

Great News.
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#1651 OFFLINE   djzack67

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Posted 08 August 2012 - 02:03 PM

ION HD looks to have some good movies too.
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#1652 OFFLINE   kevintheoman

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Posted 08 August 2012 - 02:03 PM

My want list is down to three channels. And I only watch one program on each of the channels.

The Hub - My Little Pony Friendship Is Magic
HLN - Morning Express with Robin Meade
G4 - Attack of the Show (although without Kevin Pereira, I doubt it's any good anymore)

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Posted 08 August 2012 - 02:04 PM

I am pulling out my Festivus pole right now!


Hmmm now where did I put that pole?
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#1654 OFFLINE   RA in CA

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Posted 08 August 2012 - 02:12 PM

Is Graham Norton HD? I know he is 16x9.


Yes, I used to have BBCA in HD when I was with Time Warner Cable.

#1655 OFFLINE   sigma1914

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Posted 08 August 2012 - 02:14 PM

Ion HD has some excellent PQ...checked out the test channel and Flashpoint was on. Very crisp.
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Posted 08 August 2012 - 02:21 PM

Ion HD has some excellent PQ...checked out the test channel and Flashpoint was on. Very crisp.


Agreed;

Was looking at the movie "Black Dog" earlier on the test channel. Very good picture quality I thought. :)

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Posted 08 August 2012 - 02:28 PM

I looked at the website for ION and it appears that they broadcast pretty much nothing but repeats of old network crime shows.


Flashpoint is firstrun, although this is the final season.

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Posted 08 August 2012 - 03:26 PM

No one thinks wrestling is real, even us fans. It's simple entertainment.


Well, some of the old "babushka" generation did. My grandmother would have a case of the vapors when Baron Scicluna cheated and the ref didn't see it (which, of course, the ref never did).
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Posted 08 August 2012 - 03:27 PM

The only remaining channels I'd really like are news channels: CNN Headline News, C-SPAN, C-SPAN2 and NewsMix.

OK, maybe TVland, just because SD is so badly compressed.
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Posted 08 August 2012 - 03:33 PM

The only remaining channels I'd really like are news channels: CNN Headline News, C-SPAN, C-SPAN2 and NewsMix.

OK, maybe TVland, just because SD is so badly compressed.


CSPAN. Because we want our greedy, corrupt Elephants and Donkeys in full HD. :D
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