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Adult channels pop up on Family Plan???

Discussion in 'General DISH™ Discussion' started by patman2, Jun 24, 2012.

  1. patman2

    patman2 Cool Member

    Oct 25, 2007
    We have the Family Plan and today a bunch of adult channels (481-499) popped up unlocked and unblocked. What is going on???? I checked online and it still shows the account programming to be the Family Plan. Programming changes show nothing for the past 90 days. Is this some sort of bizarre "free preview"?
  2. Marlin Guy

    Marlin Guy Hall Of Fame

    Apr 8, 2009
    Thanks for the heads-up. Going to check them out now!
  3. Davenlr

    Davenlr Geek til I die

    Sep 16, 2006
    Probably lost your settings under parental controls. Those are PPV channels, and are available to any package, just like HBO or Showtime.

    Just go into parental controls, and reblock them. Then change your password, because someone might have guessed it ;)
  4. beavis

    beavis Icon

    Jun 8, 2005
    Previously, adult channels were not available to any Family Plan sub. Now they are.
  5. Inkosaurus

    Inkosaurus Icon

    Jul 29, 2011
    Im like 95% this is dead wrong but I honestly cant remember.

    Anywho my money is on that someone ordered the adult block, its like 18$ or something and it grants access to a handful of adult channels for a few hours.

    It wouldnt show up in changes because its not a change, its a pay per view. Check your recent ppv purchases just to be safe.

    If it was ordered set up parental blocks and then yell at any teens in the house :lol:
  6. CeeWoo

    CeeWoo Godfather

    Dec 1, 2008
    Just so I'm totally clear---are they just showing up in the guides (maybe my channels or all channels) as available? Or does it go beyond that to where you are actually able to see video?
  7. 356B

    356B Icon

    Oct 11, 2008
    Arn't they PPV? not that I would know....:read:
  8. coldsteel

    coldsteel Hall Of Fame

    Mar 29, 2007
    Certain customers had the Adult Block for DishFamily removed as a test recently. If you're not happy about them appearing, the block can be reinstated by request.
  9. RaymondG@DISH Network

    RaymondG@DISH Network New Member

    Jul 21, 2011
    Previously Adult programming was not available to customers who subscribed to DISH Family. Recently there was a change that now allows Adult programming to be ordered with this package. If you want to have these channels blocked please send me a PM with your phone or account number and I'll be happy to help.

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