Anyone else having an issue with HBO on Demand being not available? It does not show up when I go though the Menu-On Demand-Browse by Channel and when I tune to 1501 I'm told it is not available. This is occurring on multiple DVRs in the house.
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HBO On Demand not Available
Posted 18 August 2013 - 07:14 AM
Posted 18 August 2013 - 07:58 AM
I get not available as well.
1 Genie HR 44 - 700
3 Mini Genie C41 - 100
1 AM21 OTA Tuner
Posted 18 August 2013 - 08:49 AM
Yup, same. Perhaps is down for "maintenance"
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Posted 18 August 2013 - 11:49 AM
Not Available here as well
HR44-700, HR22-700, HR21-200, SWM16
Posted 18 August 2013 - 01:36 PM
BR: HR21-200, Viso 32LX, DB350 Blu Ray
Dish: Slimline, SWM8
Posted 18 August 2013 - 05:45 PM
Down here for me as well. I sure hope they get it back up soon. I download and watch a lot from HBO On Demand.
Panasonic TH-58PX60U, HDMI to HR44-100, Native, DD, HDMI to Pioneer VSX-1123-k Receiver, Harmony One, Networked with Ethernet Cable, 35/4 Mbps DSL.
Panasonic TH-42PD50U, Component to HR 24-100, Antec MX-1 w. WD10EVDS ESata, Native, DD, DTV Remote.
Panasonic TC-L32X2, HDMI to C41-100, DTV Remote.
Posted 18 August 2013 - 08:39 PM
Same here says "1501 (HBO) is currently not available". All other On Demand "channels" seem to be working fine.
Posted 18 August 2013 - 10:11 PM
It was working last night. I downloaded the John Adams series last night for my Mother-in-law (actually I am watching it again also...very good). So maybe this is only a short term issue.
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Posted 13 September 2013 - 06:23 PM
Is anyone else still having this problem? I can get all of the On Demand stuff except for 1501.
Posted 13 September 2013 - 06:45 PM
Okay, this is interesting. I have an HR44 connected directly to the internet via a network cable. When I tune to channel 1501 I get this message: 1501 (HBO) is currently unavailable.
When I press menu, and select Search & Browse, then select On Demand. I can search for the show that I was looking for and it downloads without issue.
Posted 21 September 2013 - 11:44 PM
Just curious if anyone has any advice. I am still getting this message: 1501 (HBO) is currently unavailable. It has been like this for almost a month. I have restarted the receiver many times and nothing resolves it.
Posted 23 September 2013 - 04:34 PM
Just checked and downloaded a movie. Other than the menus being slooooowwwwww, it worked okay for me. (1501 Collision Course - gotta love a corny Jay Leno & Pat Morita!)
DirecTV = HR20-700x2, HR20-100x2, R22-100+AM21Nx2, DECA Networked, R15-500x1 (not activated), D12-300x2, Slimeline-5, SWM16, WHDVR, OTA=21, WOW (Knology) Cable = 50Mbps Internet & Phone, Tivo Series 3 - lifetime plan (for OTA Only), Hitachi 65S700 65", Sanyo 50" Plasma x2, Hisense 42" LCD, Scepter 40" LCD, Vizio 26" LCD, Hiteker 32" LCD, Sony 7.1 Receiver, Sony 7.1 Speaker System
Posted 25 September 2013 - 09:43 PM
Working fine for me on a Genie HR44.