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DIRECTV HD Channel Anticipation (Official Q1-13 Thread)


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#1221 OFFLINE   Santi360HD

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 04:39 PM

Yes, with the exception of newish sports channels, I agree.


i'm sure with the re-alignment of a lot of the college football teams we'll see a few new channel start-ups..but they may have to wait in line along with Pac-12 and Longhorn...

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#1222 OFFLINE   coolman302003

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 04:56 PM

Wonder how IFC will look in HD here on D*.....at my bar we have IFC (via Time Warner) and it is a 720p pixelated mess..Kinda like the way ION's pic paints (on time warner) and has problems with dark colors..


Well...in your opinion which looks better?

BTW IFC is 1080i on DirecTV and from there distributor AMC Networks.

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 05:01 PM

cypherx, you posted last week about the same thing with the favorites list when we received LMN, ID & TV Land in HD, in case you didn't catch his post.

I have sent over a clip on this to engineering.


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Posted 31 January 2013 - 06:12 PM

Pretty good last 12 months, especially the last week!

11 in 2012, already 8 in 2013.

[table="head"]#|Date|Channel Change
5|01/31/2013 Thu|HLNHD, COOKHD, H2HD, EACTHD, IFCHD
3|01/24/2013 Thu|LMNHD, IDHD, TVLDHD
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2|11/15/2012 Thu|TWCDHD, TWCSNHD
2|09/19/2012 Wed|DIYHD, IONEHD
4|08/15/2012 Wed|BBCAHD, NGWHD, DSJRHD, beINHD
1|07/19/2012 Thu|TCMHD
1|04/19/2012 Thu|E!HD
1|03/07/2012 Wed|TruTVHD
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Looking forward to FMCHD,REELZHD,TVGHD and also EPIX. Would like to at least have the option to subscribe to EPIX separately.

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 06:37 PM

Looking forward to FMCHD,REELZHD,TVGHD and also EPIX. Would like to at least have the option to subscribe to EPIX separately.


EPIX is like 3 HD channels (east feeds) and EPIX West HD
I want CLTV / CLTV HD on direct tv.

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 06:44 PM

cypherx, you posted last week about the same thing with the favorites list when we received LMN, ID & TV Land in HD, in case you didn't catch his post.


I saw it. Just thought it was weird that my DVR and non DVR behaved differently. This time they are on the same software version.

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#1227 OFFLINE   cypherx

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 06:45 PM

So I wonder if any of these new adds will be coming to the iPad app any time soon? Seems another positive for going HD is the potential to make it available for live streaming.

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#1228 OFFLINE   tonyd79

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 07:00 PM

i'm sure with the re-alignment of a lot of the college football teams we'll see a few new channel start-ups..but they may have to wait in line along with Pac-12 and Longhorn...


Depends on who and how they price themselves, but given the greed, I'm sure you are right.
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Posted 31 January 2013 - 07:15 PM

Before they fix the favorites list they probably should like at why it doesn't hide the sd channel when they add the HD channel and you have hide sd channels in preferences.

#1230 OFFLINE   leprechaun106317

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 08:03 PM

So many new HD channels! Like I said before, All I need now is Fuse, WE, and Style and i'm good.

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 08:12 PM

The Universe on H2 looks FANTASTIC in HD. Thanks Directv

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 08:19 PM

how about creating a poll with what HD Channels you want to come next to directv.Sixto please help me out.Thanks

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 08:32 PM

I was carping to my wife the other day about Cooking Channel. I come home and read this thread and then bam....

Clearly, the TV gods were on my side.

The picture quality incidentally is not amazing, but compared to the hideous SD feed, it's a huge upgrade.

I'm a little happy with DirecTv right now.

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Posted 31 January 2013 - 09:01 PM

Doesn't anyone want GSN HD?


Absolutely. As a teen of the '80s, when summertime came 'round and school was out, daytime TV had lots of game shows. So it's a fun nostaligia trip to go over to GSN and watch some Card Sharks, Press Your Luck and Super Password. Would be great to watch them in non-blurro-vision.

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Posted 01 February 2013 - 06:17 AM

I was carping to my wife the other day about Cooking Channel. I come home and read this thread and then bam....

Clearly, the TV gods were on my side.

The picture quality incidentally is not amazing, but compared to the hideous SD feed, it's a huge upgrade.

I'm a little happy with DirecTv right now.


Keep in mind not everything on there is HD. looking through the guide, I saw some episodes of Good Eats that were filmed before he converted, and he started filming in HD earlier than most Food Network shows.

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Posted 01 February 2013 - 07:59 AM

Before they fix the favorites list they probably should like at why it doesn't hide the sd channel when they add the HD channel and you have hide sd channels in preferences.


:confused: Except for the RSN alternates that have both SD and HD, my SD channels are all hidden now. It might not have happened as soon as the HD channel went live, but the SD channels were hidden by that evening.

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Posted 01 February 2013 - 09:00 AM

Anyone else notice that H2 is being delivered with a 1080i signal? I thought all A&E related networks were broadcast in 720p.
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Posted 01 February 2013 - 11:20 AM

I didn't notice this until today. This is great news.

Now I can actually watch Vietnam in HD ---- in HD.
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Posted 01 February 2013 - 11:46 AM

With Headline News HD now available, if DirecTV were to add at least one more linear HD of a cable-news programmer, in 2013, which do you think would make for the best choice . . . ?

1. Bloomberg Television HD
2. One or both of C-Span HD and C-Span 2 HD

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Posted 01 February 2013 - 11:50 AM

With Headline News HD now available, if DirecTV were to add at least one more linear HD of a cable-news programmer, in 2013, which do you think would make for the best choice . . . ?

1. Bloomberg Television HD
2. One or both of C-Span HD and C-Span 2 HD


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My DirecTV SD WISHLIST: MTV Hits, MTV Jams, Music Choice, Youtoo TV

 

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