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DIRECTV HD Channel Anticipation (Official Q1-14 Thread)


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#301 OFFLINE   mrro82

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Posted 07 March 2014 - 06:27 PM

I really still would love to see Sundance in HD


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I really would too. They're starting to get good series going.

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Posted 07 March 2014 - 11:21 PM

I want everything in HD - The day there isn't a SD channel left will be a good day.

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I agree 100%


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Posted 10 March 2014 - 05:56 AM

I wish they would bring back the Nick Jr HD video on demand.  


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Posted 11 March 2014 - 10:12 AM

According to Sixto's post, looks like Weather Mix is on its way. Now we know why they kept WN on two channels. One of them will become the Mix channel.


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Posted 11 March 2014 - 03:54 PM

So they have the technology now to have 3 or more mix channels. Sports, weather, mlb, and the temporary tennis and UEFA mix channels?


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Posted 11 March 2014 - 04:25 PM

What's 2095 arang? Weird abbreviation.

They can add that but not revolt, MTV jams or MTV u?

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Posted 11 March 2014 - 04:57 PM

What's 2095 arang? Weird abbreviation.

It's Arirang TV, an English language P/I channel from South Korea
http://en.wikipedia....ng_(TV_network)

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Posted 11 March 2014 - 05:35 PM

Yep TV Guide Network is still around believe it or not. However these days it's a traditional cable channel and no longer has the scrolling listings with commercials playing on the top of the screen. Most of the channels programming is reruns and the like with it's biggest ratings draw (if that) is nightly reruns of the latest episode aired earlier on CBS of The Young And The Restless. So yes I can't fault you (or anyone) for really not knowing this channel exists somehow and further more in the day and age of DVR why one would even care about a rerun of something aired earlier in the day on OTA TV.

 

So why then did I include a channel that's mostly pointless in my predictions? Because it always seems like when a bunch of channels are added in HD we'll get at least one head scratcher in there. And TV Guide seems to be a perfect candidate. Me personally the only channel I really want in HD at this point is Al Jazeera America. The SD feed on DirecTV is very poor looking to say the least. Badly needs to be in HD.

 

Interestingly, the TVGN on Time Warner Cable still scrolls the listings and squishes the picture of the programming we see. It's just dreadful.


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Posted 11 March 2014 - 05:40 PM

What's 2095 arang? Weird abbreviation.

They can add that but not revolt, MTV jams or MTV u?

You should try pronouncing the name "arirang" with the Korean accent they use for it.

 

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Posted 11 March 2014 - 10:25 PM

Just discovered 2095 yesterday. Some interesting English speaking Korean culture programming


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Posted 12 March 2014 - 05:45 AM

I think NWMX is Newsmax, it's a new news channel not a weather mix channel
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Posted 12 March 2014 - 03:43 PM

I think NWMX is Newsmax, it's a new news channel not a weather mix channel


I think your right. Never heard of it but a google search yielded this article...
http://www.newsmax.c...3/12/id/559161/

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Posted 12 March 2014 - 04:19 PM

Check the latest Transponder Map that Gary posted, it's identified as "News & Weather Mix Channel"

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Posted 12 March 2014 - 08:18 PM

What's 2095 arang? Weird abbreviation.

They can add that but not revolt, MTV jams or MTV u?

Why am I playing for MTV1 and 2 that does not even show much music now and you want to pay more for more MTV crap.


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Posted 13 March 2014 - 06:11 AM

Why am I playing for MTV1 and 2 that does not even show much music now and you want to pay more for more MTV crap.


That argument goes both ways.

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Posted 13 March 2014 - 10:46 AM

Interestingly, the TVGN on Time Warner Cable still scrolls the listings and squishes the picture of the programming we see. It's just dreadful.

I don't watch TVGN. It's crap..


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Posted 13 March 2014 - 11:46 AM

The music channels I mentioned still play music. I'd like to see them added before they turn into reality TV.

About the new mix channel, your right... The PID is indicating mix channel, not linear video channel.

Big Brother After Dark has been moved to TVGN (away from Sho2). I'd occasionally check that out, but I bet even this summers 16th season will STILL be using the same 4:3 SD cameras. Sure they have a lot of cameras, but even all the consumer and prosumer cameras are at LEAST 720p. Shame when a cell phone takes better video than CBS Big Brother studio. Oh well that's beef to take up with them I guess.

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Posted 13 March 2014 - 09:25 PM

Agree about Big Brother's lack of HD. Each season brings with it my hope that they will change-out the old cameras with newer ones. But nope. The show would be even more compelling in HD.

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Posted 17 March 2014 - 07:47 AM

Fox Deportes Hd....Please...

 

I would like to see the spanish broadcast of MLB saturday games on FOXD HD for my family to enjoy.

 

Also Telemundo HD and Estrella TV need to be added as well.


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Posted 18 March 2014 - 10:40 PM

How much longer do think till we get the News Weather mix channel and radar on the weathernation red button app?



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Posted 19 March 2014 - 06:49 AM

How much longer do think till we get the News Weather mix channel and radar on the weathernation red button app?

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Posted 19 March 2014 - 07:54 AM

Almost april and no signs of hd coming

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Posted 19 March 2014 - 08:39 AM

With the new satellite being delayed until probably early next year it could be a long wait.



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Posted 19 March 2014 - 10:05 AM

Almost april and no signs of hd coming

Try November or later.


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Posted 19 March 2014 - 11:40 AM

With the new satellite being delayed until probably early next year it could be a long wait.

last i read d14 was sked for an october launch. but it had already been delayed a few times this year.

 

Try November or later.






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