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playboy tv MOVING again.. MIDDLE OF THE MONTH..


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#1 OFFLINE   bjlc

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Posted 15 September 2013 - 01:02 AM

for those who want to know.. Playboy tv is moving and D* isn't even waiting for the end of the month. its moving on the 19th.. 



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#2 OFFLINE   gov

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Posted 15 September 2013 - 07:53 AM

Are they going to place it around channel 370 ??

 

 

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Posted 15 September 2013 - 08:37 AM

According to the Guide, Playboy moving from 560 to 580, with the other channels (PB2, PB-Spanish) following in sequence.

 

I'm guessing that they received enough complaints about adult oriented programming being in the middle of more mainstream/family fare that they decided to move it further down.  


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Posted 15 September 2013 - 09:32 AM

D* finally listened to its customers.

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Posted 15 September 2013 - 09:34 AM

This is great news. I have adult channels hidden but itr's rather disgusting for those who don't to see that in the middle of "real" channels.


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Posted 15 September 2013 - 10:12 AM

Are they going to place it around channel 370 ??

 

 

  :nono2:

 

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Posted 16 September 2013 - 08:22 AM

I still do not see what difference it makes where a channel is placed.  If you do not want to see it in the guide, hide it.  It is not that difficult.



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Posted 16 September 2013 - 09:08 AM

This is great news. I have adult channels hidden but itr's rather disgusting for those who don't to see that in the middle of "real" channels.

 

Given that last night there was a movie called "Amy's Orgasm" on FLiX I don't see that as being a concern


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Posted 16 September 2013 - 09:41 AM

where is moving to? right now i have on 589



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Posted 16 September 2013 - 01:47 PM

where is moving to? right now i have on 589

The full changes and adult lineup:
579 Playboy Monthly Ordering Channel (Moving from 559)
580 Playboy HD Monthly (Moving from 560)
581 Playboy SD Monthly (Moving from 561)
582 Playboy en Espanol Monthly Ordering Channel (Moving from 585)
583 Playboy en Espanol Monthly (Moving from 562)
584 Adult Monthly Information (Moving from 583)
585 Vivid TV Monthly Ordering Channel (Moving from 584)
586 Playboy en Espanol PPV
587 Penthouse TV Monthly Ordering Channel
588 Hustler TV Monthly Ordering Channel
589 Playboy HD PPV
590 Playboy SD PPV
591 Adult All Access 3 hour Ordering Channel (Starting at 6am)
592 Adult All Access 3 hour Ordering Channel (Starting at 7:30am)
593 Adult Channel Ordering Info
594 Reality Kings TV (formerly Hot Network/ClubJenna)
595 Penthouse TV
596 BangU (formerly Spice 2/Shorteez/SKiN TV)
597 BraZZers TV (formerly Spice/Fresh)
598 Vivid TV
599 Hustler TV

Not sure where the commercial PPV Events channel (580) and DVR Showcase (582) is going, probably to the 9000s.


Also moving in the middle of the month is not anything special, previous moves have occured at random points in the month and the notices show up in the guide about a week in advanced.

Edited by KyL416, 16 September 2013 - 01:49 PM.


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Posted 16 September 2013 - 02:44 PM

Maybe FXX can move at the same time. I completely forget that it's there. I don't understand why people like channels scattered all over the place. I suggest posters who disagree with that to go visit a friend with cable and deal with the haphazard, incoherent lineups they offer. My local Fox 8 is channel 1125 on cable and no one can tell me why. I will say that Time Warner has made an effor to fix the incoherent channel order, but the locals are all over the place. ALso, HD and SD are separate channels which makes no sense. Comcast is a disaster. Channel order is VERY important to most people.


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Posted 16 September 2013 - 02:58 PM

I still do not see what difference it makes where a channel is placed.  If you do not want to see it in the guide, hide it.  It is not that difficult.

Most people are too lazy to make the effort. Thus why you have people forcing tv shows and stations to remove "naughty" things like cursing or sexual themed stuff instead of actually being a good parent and removing/hiding the channel. All of us responsible adults have to suffer because alot of parents are too lazy to actually block things on tv so they force tv stations to be the parent instead and remove it entirely.



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Posted 16 September 2013 - 03:05 PM

I don't understand why people like channels scattered all over the place.

 

It's not that we like them scattered, we just don't care or see the fuss of having them all together.  The channels you may feel make sense next to each other may not make sense to anyone else.  That's why we have the ability to create favorte channel lists.


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Posted 16 September 2013 - 03:21 PM

ALso, HD and SD are separate channels which makes no sense. Comcast is a disaster. Channel order is VERY important to most people.

A lot of it is just how the plant and set tops were designed when digital first started rolling out and HD was limited to HDNet, iNHD, locals, HBO and ESPN. The stock firmware for most set tops are based on code from the late 90s and do not support seperate remaps for HD and SD, the providers that did do it had to do it with custom firmware. Cablevision has it and Time Warner is rolling out an update that will do the remap, I'm not sure about Comcast's plans.

Also, not everyone prefers the HD channel all the time, which is a nightmare on Cablevision where you don't have an option between the SD and HD feed. For example if you want to watch Married with Children or Fresh Prince on TBS or any other pre-HD content on a Turner channel you are stuck with stretch-o-vision or cropping when it comes to Discovery's networks. Then of course you have the wasted HD space if you record these shows on the HD feed instead on SD feed.

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Posted 16 September 2013 - 03:54 PM

Good news.  Still believe that the Adult On Demand icon needs to go also.  DTV should have never put this programming in a slot with standard programming.  Not condemning anyone's viewpoint but if DTV really wanted to sell porn then they should have combined it with their sports programming.  Nothing like watching porn and football. :grin:



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Posted 16 September 2013 - 04:13 PM

Good news.  Still believe that the Adult On Demand icon needs to go also.  DTV should have never put this programming in a slot with standard programming.  Not condemning anyone's viewpoint but if DTV really wanted to sell porn then they should have combined it with their sports programming.  Nothing like watching porn and football. :grin:

HBO and Cinemax show softcore porn during late night hours and alot of their original series like Game of Thrones shows full on nudity (both male and female). Its not like Playboy was next to Hallmark and ABC Family.


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Posted 16 September 2013 - 04:22 PM

Its not like Playboy was next to Hallmark and ABC Family.

 

And it wouldn't be the end of the world if it was.


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Posted 16 September 2013 - 04:23 PM

The full changes and adult lineup:.


Now why didn't they just do that in the first place?

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Posted 16 September 2013 - 04:59 PM

Good news.  Still believe that the Adult On Demand icon needs to go also.  DTV should have never put this programming in a slot with standard programming.  Not condemning anyone's viewpoint but if DTV really wanted to sell porn then they should have combined it with their sports programming.  Nothing like watching porn and football. :grin:

 

The profit margins on porn helps keep the profit margins on other services low.

 

Just block adult channels and be done with it.



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Posted 16 September 2013 - 07:36 PM

While I agree with customizing your channel lineup so as not to see those channels, I am appreciative of D* for listening and moving the channels.  No problem with both things happening.  Win-win.


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