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DIRECTV HD Channel Anticipation (Official Q1-13 Thread)


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#121 OFFLINE   DodgerKing

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Posted 06 January 2013 - 09:26 AM

I am pretty much set for the channels I watch. I cannot think of anything else I would want in HD

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Posted 06 January 2013 - 09:42 AM

I am pretty much set for the channels I watch. I cannot think of anything else I would want in HD


Same here but others will enjoy new HD.

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Posted 06 January 2013 - 09:44 AM

1) Movies

2) Sports

3) More Movies

4) More Sports

5) ID

6) H2

7) Military Channel

8) Even More Movies

9) Even More Sports

#124 OFFLINE   ep1974

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Posted 06 January 2013 - 11:20 AM

I am pretty much set for the channels I watch. I cannot think of anything else I would want in HD


More HD the better. Hopefully, everyone will get a certain channel(s) they want soon. FMC, HLN, H2, LMN, ID would be nice.

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Posted 06 January 2013 - 01:17 PM

My WAG is this week or next. They waited until Sunday Ticket came down. Also, create a positive buzz while dealing with fallout of increasing prices.

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Posted 06 January 2013 - 01:26 PM

Maybe the engineers have been busy getting Puerto Rico HD up and now has time for some new CONUS HD?

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Posted 06 January 2013 - 02:09 PM

My WAG is this week or next. They waited until Sunday Ticket came down. Also, create a positive buzz while dealing with fallout of increasing prices.


Just a guess, but I tend to agree with you. Hoping for new HD at least by the end of Jan.

#128 OFFLINE   Alan Gordon

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Posted 07 January 2013 - 01:57 PM

I had pretty much stated my wishlist during the last week of the 4Q 2012 thread, but here it is again for the 1Q 2013 thread.

MY WISHLIST

  • CW HD-DNS (channels #394 & #395)
    The channel(s) with the most hours of weekly programming that I watch, still SD-only on DirecTV.
  • TV Land HD (channel #304)
    The channel with the second most hours of weekly programming that I watch, still SD-only on DirecTV. Thank goodness for HD VOD...

While I'd LIKE to have multiple other channels, including The Hub, Chiller, Cooking Channel, Fox Movie Channel, if I could get the channels listed above, I'd be pretty much satisfied with their national channel lineup for the time being.



On the locals front, my local affiliate of The CW is supposed to offer some sort of HD feed this year, so my hope is that DirecTV will pick it up as early as possible... Thankfully, my local wishlist was cut in half since the beginning of the last thread...

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Posted 07 January 2013 - 02:22 PM

They waited until Sunday Ticket came down.

The 2013-14 NFLST season will start and end well before DIRECTV 14 is up and running.

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Posted 07 January 2013 - 02:28 PM

While I'd LIKE to have multiple other channels, including The Hub, Chiller, Cooking Channel, Fox Movie Channel, if I could get the channels listed above, I'd be pretty much satisfied with their national channel lineup for the time being.

It still amazes me that people are utterly unswayed by the fact that Chiller HD doesn't exist.

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Posted 07 January 2013 - 02:29 PM

It still amazes me that people are utterly unswayed by the fact that Chiller HD doesn't exist.


It exists now (or believed to be anyway)... hence why I mentioned it! ;)

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Posted 07 January 2013 - 02:52 PM

It exists now (or believed to be anyway)... hence why I mentioned it! ;)


Any idea who carries Chiller HD?

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Posted 07 January 2013 - 03:11 PM

Any idea who carries Chiller HD?


A couple of small time cablecos apparently carry it... besides them, I don't know.

One in the Spokane, WA area, and another in the Topeka/Wichita, KA area.

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Posted 07 January 2013 - 03:30 PM

It appears that NBC distributes Chiller on AMC-11, transponder 24, where it is listed as an SD channel. Anyone carrying "Chiller HD" is likely simply upconverting the SD feed. Without an HD feed on a backhaul satellite, we have to assume that it does not exist.

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Posted 07 January 2013 - 03:35 PM

It appears that NBC distributes Chiller on AMC-11, transponder 24, where it is listed as an SD channel. Anyone carrying "Chiller HD" is likely simply upconverting the SD feed. Without an HD feed on a backhaul satellite, we have to assume that it does not exist.

I think you're right. There's nothing on Chiller TV's website, Facebook page, or Twitter feed about being in HD yet.

I'd like to see this one in HD too. Chiller TV better figure it out soon. :)

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Posted 07 January 2013 - 03:40 PM

It appears that NBC distributes Chiller on AMC-11, transponder 24, where it is listed as an SD channel. Anyone carrying "Chiller HD" is likely simply upconverting the SD feed. Without an HD feed on a backhaul satellite, we have to assume that it does not exist.


It's very possible... but it's an odd occurence that two (I'm assuming unrelated) cablecos list Chiller HD in their lineup...

Link to the links of two cablecos

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Posted 07 January 2013 - 07:23 PM

Please add Time Warner Cable Sportschsnnel. No.1 on my list right now.

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Posted 07 January 2013 - 07:48 PM

Please add Time Warner Cable Sportschsnnel. No.1 on my list right now.


Ch 691, been on for a few months now. Also TWC Deportes HD on 458

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Posted 07 January 2013 - 08:34 PM

Ch 691, been on for a few months now. Also TWC Deportes HD on 458

He's referring to the local Time Warner Sports Channel in Ohio that mostly airs local high school sports, some college sports via ESPN Plus and sometimes used as the designated sports overflow channel for FS Ohio. I doubt that will ever happen unless they get the rights to a pro sport. Most of the regional Time Warner Sports networks are just cablecasts that are created at the headend.

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Posted 07 January 2013 - 09:25 PM

They had a joint press release and there was a banner in the guide for it.


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