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DIRECTV HD Channel Anticipation (Official Q3-13 Thread)

Discussion in 'DIRECTV Programming' started by Mike Bertelson, Jun 25, 2013.

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  1. cypherx

    cypherx Hall Of Fame

    Aug 27, 2010
    PA - Berks...
    Just sucks that I never got to see Best Ink in HD. That show is on Oxygen.

    I don't have Style or Sprout because that's in the next package up. I'm not upgrading until they are in HD. Not gonna pay for SD. 8 month old daughter seems to pay attention to Sprout HD at my dads house with cable.

    The wife would watch Style in HD. Hey DirecTV's loss. Not in HD, not up selling me the next package up.
  2. alnielsen

    alnielsen Godfather

    Dec 31, 2006
    ...- .....
    We need a FreeView of the new Playboy TV HD.
  3. R0am3r

    R0am3r Legend

    Sep 20, 2008
    How do you know what Paul watches?
  4. gaperrine

    gaperrine AllStar

    Dec 7, 2002
    Dexter MI
    I did not know that. Thanks for the information.
  5. fleckrj

    fleckrj Icon

    Sep 4, 2009
    Cary, NC
    It does not matter what Paul watches. Whatever the channel is, many people will say it is garbage ;)
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  6. whitewolf8214

    whitewolf8214 AllStar

    Jun 12, 2012
    I could of thought of better channels to add in HD than what they are adding none of them thrill me!! :)
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  7. sigma1914

    sigma1914 Well-Known Member DBSTalk Club

    Sep 5, 2006
    Allen, TX
    An 8 month old that's a HD snob? My kinda kid.
  8. yosoyellobo

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    Nov 1, 2006
    Jacksonville Fl
    Reelz is a must on this list since they started showing King.
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  9. Paul Secic

    Paul Secic Hall Of Fame

    Dec 16, 2003
    I agree with your statement..
  10. James Long

    James Long Ready for Uplink! Staff Member Super Moderator DBSTalk Club

    Apr 17, 2003
    Exactly ... on anyone's list of favorite channels (including mine) there are channels that someone else is going to consider complete garbage. The list does not need to be named to know that. We have seen it over and over in these threads. One man's trash is another man's treasure.

    Which is why we (and perhaps this can be a reminder) discourage calling each other's favorite channel's garbage. While no one is required to be happy that DirecTV is adding a channel that they personally do not like instead of a channel that they want, name calling does not seem to further the conversation. Perhaps instead of "that channel is garbage" the issue could be expressed as "I would prefer DirecTV add Chiller" or GSN or whatever personal favorite one feels is being slighted.

    Try to keep the the thread positive ... "channels I anticipate" not "channels I hate". :D
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  11. PCampbell

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    Nov 18, 2006
    Any new HD is good HD. :righton:
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  12. mrro82

    mrro82 Legend

    Sep 11, 2012
    Astoria, OR
  13. Nighthawk68

    Nighthawk68 Godfather

    Oct 14, 2004
    what are we going to talk about when every channel is in HD?
  14. Nighthawk68

    Nighthawk68 Godfather

    Oct 14, 2004
    oh yeah, then it will be 4K/UHD anticipation threads and the last 5 yrs worth of discussions will start all over !rolling
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  15. tonyd79

    tonyd79 Hall Of Fame

    Jul 24, 2006
    Columbia, MD
    what are we going to talk about when every channel is in HD?

    Just new channels.

    Heck, we talk about channels (like PAC 12) that directv doesn't have. Not just the ones they have only in SD.
  16. captaink5217

    captaink5217 Legend

    Sep 20, 2011
    What is the correct channel for qvc, not the mirrored ones but the actual original correct number for qvc, I'm trying to keep all the originals on my guide and get rid of all the mirrored?

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  17. studechip

    studechip Godfather

    Apr 16, 2012
    As long as you have only one, does it matter which one?
  18. Paul Secic

    Paul Secic Hall Of Fame

    Dec 16, 2003
    I watch Pawn Stars, Counting car & American Pickers on History Channel, DYI,HGTV and HBO.
  19. iceturkee

    iceturkee DINFOS Trained Killer

    Apr 1, 2007
    i also watch pawn stars, counting cars and american pickers.
  20. KyL416

    KyL416 Hall Of Fame

    Nov 10, 2005
    Tobyhanna, PA
    At one point 317 had a message saying QVC is moving to 275 but about two weeks later the message was removed and QVC remained in both slots. More recently QVC appeared on channel 70 grouped with mirrors of some of the other channels that pay DirecTV. The entry for 275 is the only one that just says QVC, 70 and 317 have the channel number next to the name like many of the other mirrors.

    It's up to you which one you want to see. If you rarely watch any of the paying channels, you're better off leaving them in the 70s so you don't pass by them as you're channel surfing the general entertainment channels in the 200s and 300s, if you're one of those who occasionally watch if you spot something that interests you while you're flipping channels, leave 275 or 317 in the guide.
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