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DIRECTV HD Channel Anticipation (Official Q3-13 Thread)


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#26 OFFLINE   FenixTX

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Posted 03 July 2013 - 10:00 AM

What is Esquire channel? I've never heard of it before. New? Is it old and I'm just behind the times?
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#27 OFFLINE   JoeTheDragon

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Posted 03 July 2013 - 10:09 AM

What is Esquire channel? I've never heard of it before. New? Is it old and I'm just behind the times?

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I want CLTV / CLTV HD on direct tv.

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Posted 04 July 2013 - 12:17 PM

replacing g4

And this is why some were upset in Directv not bringing back G4, just to see another tabloid crap channel.


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#29 OFFLINE   ARKDTVfan

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Posted 05 July 2013 - 07:31 AM

hoping for

GSN

Encore drama (and if the rest ever go Hd  those too)

Ovation

Military Channel

Outermax

Epix 1-3

FXM

RetroPlex

Indieplex

Sundance

Outdoor Channel

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Pac 12- not a Pac 12 fan but It'd be nice to have the option see the football games



#30 OFFLINE   Ed Campbell

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Posted 05 July 2013 - 08:21 AM

Just a note on acceptance elsewhere - because this affects hardware and content production:

 

The BBC's head of 3D says there are no further plans for the format after a trial period draws to a close.  http://www.guardian....c-drop-3d-trial



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Posted 05 July 2013 - 08:44 AM

I'll take FMC/FXM (or whatever the heck they end up doing) and Sundance, please.

 

And I'd still like CSpan1&2 and NASA in HD, but not in a particular hurry about it.


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Posted 05 July 2013 - 12:08 PM

There are better stuff to add other then HSN HD and QVC HD.

 

 

Local NON OTA channels

CLTV HD  (shaded with CSN + on local cable systems old analog hold over dating back to sports channel days) (wgn one moved some cubs games to it as WGN games be for the cubs moved there rights for games that WGN can not air to sports channel / fox / CSN)

NewsChannel 8 HD -Comeing to directv soon no word on if it will be HD

SNN Local News HD

News-Press 3 NOW HD (has a SD OTA sub channel)

Northwest Cable News (Sd only right now and on dish network) (also has an OTA sub channel)

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Posted 05 July 2013 - 07:54 PM

Oxygen, Fuse, We, Logo, FXM and if they bring both PBS Sprout and Style in HD, I would have a reason to upgrade my package and pay DirecTV the extra $7 / month or whatever it costs to move up a level.

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My  DirecTV HD WISHLIST:  NickJR, Nicktoons, Revolt.TV, FXM, We, Oxygen, The Hub, Fuse, GSN, Sprout, GAC, Esquire, BBC World News, Sundance, Up, Music Choice Play HD, Al Jazeera America, Military Channel, NASA

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Posted 06 July 2013 - 01:02 AM

Give atleast 1 channel hd for the spanish customers like fox deportes,espn deportes,bein in spanish, or bring gol tv back
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Posted 06 July 2013 - 05:15 PM

 

I want everything in HD. :D

 

 




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Posted 07 July 2013 - 08:47 AM

I'm sure there is better than qvc, I'm also betting that QVC is probably one of the most watched channels and I'm also betting that most cable companies already carry QVC in HD, it may not be popular on this forum but this forum is a small minority of Directv subscribers. My mother watches QVC all the time and has been watching it in HD on her cable for years, she just switched to D and can't stand watching QVC in SD. Sent from my iPhone using DBSTalk mobile app

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Posted 07 July 2013 - 10:07 AM

I'm sure there is better than qvc, I'm also betting that QVC is probably one of the most watched channels and I'm also betting that most cable companies already carry QVC in HD, it may not be popular on this forum but this forum is a small minority of Directv subscribers. My mother watches QVC all the time and has been watching it in HD on her cable for years, she just switched to D and can't stand watching QVC in SD. Sent from my iPhone using DBSTalk mobile app


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#38 OFFLINE   Paul Secic

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Posted 07 July 2013 - 10:17 AM

I watch QVC all the time in SD. The hosts are top notch and fun. However HSN hosts seem to be barkers yelling. I would like QVC in HD.


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Posted 08 July 2013 - 06:52 AM

I agree that QVC is much better than HSN (or any of the other shopping channels, for that matter, but I would rather see all of the sports channels, all of the movie channels and all of the children's channels in HD before any of the shopping channels, religious channels, or CSPAN.  After D14 is on-line, then everything should move to HD, but until then, there are limitations.



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Posted 08 July 2013 - 07:20 AM

FXM.

 

I tried watching a movie on there the other night and it was not good. It was LB format and made it about 10 to 12 inches smaller than my TV screen.

A secondary negative about SD channels is that they do not supply Dolby Digital sound.


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Posted 08 July 2013 - 07:58 AM

FXM.

 

I tried watching a movie on there the other night and it was not good. It was LB format and made it about 10 to 12 inches smaller than my TV screen.

A secondary negative about SD channels is that they do not supply Dolby Digital sound.

 

They could.  Prior to the launch of HD, many of the SD movie channels were in Dolby Digital.  My first DirecTV receiver was an RCA with DD output circa 1999.  All channels were SD, but there were a few channels with DD sound.



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Posted 08 July 2013 - 09:43 PM

They could.  Prior to the launch of HD, many of the SD movie channels were in Dolby Digital.  My first DirecTV receiver was an RCA with DD output circa 1999.  All channels were SD, but there were a few channels with DD sound.

....And SD could be widescreen and in much higher resolution than the over-compressed mess that is supplied by Directv.  They've made a lot of progress with their HD additions but their SD still stinks.


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Posted 09 July 2013 - 10:01 AM

Just wondering how many HD additions we'll see this quarter. I'm guessing just 2 or 3. Would like to see Reelz HD, Military Channel HD, and FMC/FXM HD. Maybe a hint will follow soon?

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Posted 09 July 2013 - 12:13 PM

Any idea what the HD rumor is from the other site?


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Posted 09 July 2013 - 01:08 PM

Any idea what the HD rumor is from the other site?


Whats the rumor saying?

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Posted 09 July 2013 - 01:10 PM

New Directv HD coming.


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Posted 09 July 2013 - 01:39 PM

How would they know?



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Posted 09 July 2013 - 03:44 PM

New Directv HD coming.


What do you mean? We all know more HD is coming eventually. Please provide some insight into your comment.

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Posted 09 July 2013 - 04:11 PM

New Directv HD coming.


Do you have a link?

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Posted 09 July 2013 - 05:22 PM

Do you have a link?


It's behind a pay wall on sat guys.

Someone posted on here that it was Playboy, QVC and galavision but it was later deleted.




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